The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 400 346 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.02% 16.77% 19.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.47% 59.86% 67.22%
Number of salaries quoted 345 315 262
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Windows
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
611 578 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.52% 28.02% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 544 540 393
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Birmingham region.

Windows Salary Trend in Birmingham

Windows
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 370 (52.71%) Microsoft
2 238 (33.90%) VMware
3 227 (32.34%) Active Directory
4 200 (28.49%) SQL
5 199 (28.35%) SQL Server
6 168 (23.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 159 (22.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 156 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 135 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
10 132 (18.80%) MS Excel
11 130 (18.52%) ITIL
12 128 (18.23%) MS Exchange
13 111 (15.81%) C#
14 110 (15.67%) .NET
15 108 (15.38%) Citrix
16 106 (15.10%) HTML
17 104 (14.81%) SharePoint
18 100 (14.25%) Windows Server 2003
19 96 (13.68%) Degree
20 95 (13.53%) MS Office
21 94 (13.39%) Security Cleared
21 94 (13.39%) Hyper-V
21 94 (13.39%) Windows 8
21 94 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
22 93 (13.25%) SC Cleared
23 92 (13.11%) Finance
24 89 (12.68%) Firewall
25 88 (12.54%) MCSE
26 86 (12.25%) Linux
26 86 (12.25%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 128 (18.23%) MS Exchange
2 104 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 59 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 50 (7.12%) IIS
5 47 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 46 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 41 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 34 (4.84%) Lync
9 31 (4.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 31 (4.42%) SharePoint Server
10 30 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
11 29 (4.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 17 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2000
13 14 (1.99%) Apache
13 14 (1.99%) Tomcat
14 10 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (1.00%) WebLogic
15 7 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
16 6 (0.85%) nginx
17 2 (0.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 132 (18.80%) MS Excel
2 95 (13.53%) MS Office
3 6 (0.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 38 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 57 (8.12%) Office 365
2 33 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.57%) SaaS
4 2 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 89 (12.68%) Firewall
2 86 (12.25%) SAN
3 75 (10.68%) TCP/IP
4 62 (8.83%) DNS
5 61 (8.69%) LAN
6 57 (8.12%) WAN
7 44 (6.27%) DHCP
8 32 (4.56%) VPN
9 29 (4.13%) LDAP
10 23 (3.28%) SSL
11 21 (2.99%) HTTP
12 20 (2.85%) VoIP
12 20 (2.85%) NAS
13 18 (2.56%) Network Security
14 16 (2.28%) Unified Communications
14 16 (2.28%) Wireless
15 14 (1.99%) Internet
16 13 (1.85%) NetScaler
17 9 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
18 7 (1.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (28.35%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.42%) EDRMS
6 9 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.14%) DB2
8 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.00%) MySQL
8 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.00%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.28%) KDB
12 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (6.98%) JIRA
2 31 (4.42%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.42%) Ant
3 26 (3.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 26 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.28%) Visual Studio
5 18 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (1.28%) CruiseControl
7 3 (0.43%) Subversion
8 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.28%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.28%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.28%) NUnit
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.14%) CMake
9 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.14%) JUnit
9 1 (0.14%) PVCS
9 1 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 92 (13.11%) Finance
2 34 (4.84%) Retail
3 28 (3.99%) Financial Institution
4 21 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.99%) Legal
5 16 (2.28%) Back Office
6 15 (2.14%) Front Office
7 14 (1.99%) Law
8 12 (1.71%) Banking
9 7 (1.00%) Automotive
10 6 (0.85%) Games
11 4 (0.57%) Advertising
12 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.28%) Local Government
13 2 (0.28%) Marketing
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (21.79%) Developer
2 145 (20.66%) Analyst
3 94 (13.39%) Support Analyst
4 79 (11.25%) Consultant
5 57 (8.12%) Architect
5 57 (8.12%) Support Engineer
6 51 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 40 (5.70%) Applications Support
8 36 (5.13%) Administrator
9 34 (4.84%) Technical Consultant
10 33 (4.70%) Applications Developer
10 33 (4.70%) SharePoint Developer
11 32 (4.56%) Mobile Developer
12 31 (4.42%) Applications Support Analyst
13 30 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 29 (4.13%) Senior Developer
15 28 (3.99%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 25 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support
17 24 (3.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 23 (3.28%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (15.67%) .NET
2 106 (15.10%) HTML
3 79 (11.25%) ASP.NET
4 78 (11.11%) CSS
5 74 (10.54%) HTML5
6 55 (7.83%) Ajax
7 52 (7.41%) jQuery
8 44 (6.27%) XML
9 39 (5.56%) Silverlight
10 34 (4.84%) WCF
11 32 (4.56%) JSON
12 31 (4.42%) AngularJS
12 31 (4.42%) PhoneGap
13 27 (3.85%) .NET Framework
13 27 (3.85%) Web Services
14 20 (2.85%) WPF
15 17 (2.42%) ADO.NET
16 16 (2.28%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 15 (2.14%) CSS3
18 10 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.84%) Blackberry
2 39 (5.56%) Clustering
3 35 (4.99%) Mobile App
4 32 (4.56%) User Experience
5 31 (4.42%) Computer Science
6 30 (4.27%) N-Tier
7 26 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (2.56%) Open Source
9 17 (2.42%) Wiki
9 17 (2.42%) Equities
10 12 (1.71%) iPhone
11 11 (1.57%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.42%) Taxonomies
12 10 (1.42%) iPad
13 9 (1.28%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.14%) Handset
14 8 (1.14%) GIS
14 8 (1.14%) Mathematics
15 7 (1.00%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.85%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 168 (23.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 100 (14.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 94 (13.39%) Windows 8
3 94 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 86 (12.25%) Linux
5 74 (10.54%) UNIX
6 72 (10.26%) Windows XP
7 67 (9.54%) Windows 7
8 48 (6.84%) Android
9 45 (6.41%) Apple iOS
10 21 (2.99%) Windows 2000
11 20 (2.85%) AIX
12 16 (2.28%) Solaris
13 11 (1.57%) Windows Vista
14 7 (1.00%) SUSE
15 6 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.57%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (18.52%) ITIL
3 68 (9.69%) Scrum
4 66 (9.40%) CRM
5 56 (7.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 50 (7.12%) OOP
7 49 (6.98%) MVC
8 46 (6.55%) Project Management
9 45 (6.41%) SOA
10 41 (5.84%) Migration
10 41 (5.84%) Mentoring
11 36 (5.13%) OO
12 35 (4.99%) E-Commerce
12 35 (4.99%) Waterfall
13 28 (3.99%) Web Development
14 27 (3.85%) iOS Development
15 26 (3.70%) Android Development
15 26 (3.70%) DevOps
16 24 (3.42%) Incident Management
16 24 (3.42%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 200 (28.49%) SQL
2 111 (15.81%) C#
3 80 (11.40%) JavaScript
4 69 (9.83%) Java
5 52 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 37 (5.27%) Python
7 36 (5.13%) VB.NET
8 32 (4.56%) Perl
9 28 (3.99%) Objective-C
10 26 (3.70%) ActionScript 3.0
10 26 (3.70%) ActionScript
11 23 (3.28%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.71%) VBScript
13 18 (2.56%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.99%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.85%) PHP
15 13 (1.85%) C++
16 10 (1.42%) VB
16 10 (1.42%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 156 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (13.68%) Degree
3 94 (13.39%) Security Cleared
4 93 (13.25%) SC Cleared
5 88 (12.54%) MCSE
6 52 (7.41%) MCP
6 52 (7.41%) MCTS
7 49 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 46 (6.55%) MCITP
9 41 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (5.84%) MCSA
10 36 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
11 35 (4.99%) ITIL Certification
11 35 (4.99%) CCA
12 26 (3.70%) CCNA
13 21 (2.99%) MCSD
13 21 (2.99%) CCNP
14 19 (2.71%) CCEE
15 15 (2.14%) MCAD
16 9 (1.28%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.83%) SLA
2 11 (1.57%) QA
3 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 227 (32.34%) Active Directory
2 159 (22.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (13.39%) Hyper-V
4 61 (8.69%) XenApp
5 58 (8.26%) vSphere
6 35 (4.99%) XenDesktop
7 27 (3.85%) VMware ESX
8 16 (2.28%) Terminal Services
8 16 (2.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 13 (1.85%) XenServer
10 10 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.00%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
15 1 (0.14%) SRDF
15 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 28 (3.99%) SCCM
2 19 (2.71%) SCOM
3 18 (2.56%) WSUS
4 17 (2.42%) Puppet
4 17 (2.42%) Vagrant
4 17 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.42%) XenMobile
6 9 (1.28%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.28%) SCVMM
6 9 (1.28%) Nagios
7 8 (1.14%) MOM
7 8 (1.14%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.00%) SCDPM
8 7 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (0.85%) Windows Intune
9 6 (0.85%) CA SiteMinder
10 4 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.57%) SCSM
11 3 (0.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 370 (52.71%) Microsoft
2 238 (33.90%) VMware
3 108 (15.38%) Citrix
4 59 (8.40%) Cisco
5 40 (5.70%) EMC
6 34 (4.84%) HP
6 34 (4.84%) NetApp
7 31 (4.42%) Sencha
8 27 (3.85%) Oracle
9 26 (3.70%) Appcelerator
10 18 (2.56%) Apple
11 17 (2.42%) SonicWALL
12 16 (2.28%) Symantec
13 14 (1.99%) Websense
14 13 (1.85%) Dell
14 13 (1.85%) Juniper
15 12 (1.71%) Sybase
15 12 (1.71%) SolarWinds
16 11 (1.57%) CheckPoint
17 10 (1.42%) CommVault
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training + Benefits + Progression
Posted: 19 hours ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
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Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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IT Connections
Salary: 22,000 to 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Dependant upon experience + Bonus
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