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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 368 307 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.82% 16.33% 18.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.03% 58.03% 67.11%
Number of salaries quoted 330 276 257
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,880
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
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
549 529 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.59% 28.14% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 504 491 381
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 19 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 398 (54.37%) Microsoft
2 257 (35.11%) VMware
3 239 (32.65%) Active Directory
4 217 (29.64%) SQL
5 216 (29.51%) SQL Server
6 185 (25.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 174 (23.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 154 (21.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 142 (19.40%) MS Exchange
10 138 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
11 135 (18.44%) ITIL
12 134 (18.31%) MS Excel
13 116 (15.85%) HTML
14 114 (15.57%) Citrix
15 110 (15.03%) C#
16 109 (14.89%) Firewall
17 107 (14.62%) .NET
18 104 (14.21%) Windows Server 2003
19 100 (13.66%) SharePoint
20 96 (13.11%) Linux
21 95 (12.98%) JavaScript
21 95 (12.98%) Security Cleared
22 94 (12.84%) Hyper-V
23 93 (12.70%) Degree
24 92 (12.57%) SC Cleared
24 92 (12.57%) MS Office
24 92 (12.57%) Finance
25 89 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
25 89 (12.16%) ASP.NET
25 89 (12.16%) CSS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 142 (19.40%) MS Exchange
2 100 (13.66%) SharePoint
3 62 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 58 (7.92%) IIS
5 47 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 43 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 40 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 36 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 36 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
9 33 (4.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 29 (3.96%) SharePoint Server
11 21 (2.87%) Lync
12 18 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2000
12 18 (2.46%) Tomcat
13 17 (2.32%) Apache
14 14 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.96%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.82%) nginx
17 3 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
17 3 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 134 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 92 (12.57%) MS Office
3 6 (0.82%) MS Project
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 39 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.41%) assyst
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 60 (8.20%) Office 365
2 40 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.68%) SaaS
4 2 (0.27%) IaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 109 (14.89%) Firewall
2 88 (12.02%) SAN
3 79 (10.79%) TCP/IP
4 74 (10.11%) LAN
5 67 (9.15%) WAN
5 67 (9.15%) DNS
6 43 (5.87%) DHCP
7 33 (4.51%) VPN
8 29 (3.96%) LDAP
9 22 (3.01%) SSL
10 21 (2.87%) HTTP
10 21 (2.87%) VoIP
11 17 (2.32%) Wireless
11 17 (2.32%) Network Security
11 17 (2.32%) NAS
12 15 (2.05%) Internet
13 13 (1.78%) NetScaler
14 11 (1.50%) Unified Communications
15 9 (1.23%) VLAN
15 9 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (29.51%) SQL Server
2 62 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.09%) EDRMS
9 8 (1.09%) DB2
10 7 (0.96%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.96%) MySQL
11 6 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.55%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.27%) KDB
14 2 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.27%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 49 (6.69%) JIRA
2 31 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.23%) Ant
3 26 (3.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 26 (3.55%) Jenkins
4 25 (3.42%) Visual Studio
5 16 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.50%) CruiseControl
7 6 (0.82%) Subversion
8 4 (0.55%) NUnit
9 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.27%) MSTest
9 2 (0.27%) Hudson
9 2 (0.27%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.14%) JUnit
10 1 (0.14%) PVCS
10 1 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 92 (12.57%) Finance
2 39 (5.33%) Retail
3 26 (3.55%) Financial Institution
4 21 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.05%) Front Office
6 14 (1.91%) Back Office
7 12 (1.64%) Legal
7 12 (1.64%) Banking
8 10 (1.37%) Law
9 7 (0.96%) Automotive
9 7 (0.96%) Games
10 5 (0.68%) Advertising
11 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.27%) Marketing
12 2 (0.27%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (21.58%) Analyst
2 146 (19.95%) Developer
3 95 (12.98%) Support Analyst
4 70 (9.56%) Consultant
5 66 (9.02%) Support Engineer
6 60 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
7 57 (7.79%) Architect
8 38 (5.19%) Applications Support
9 36 (4.92%) SharePoint Developer
10 35 (4.78%) Technical Consultant
11 34 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 32 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support
12 32 (4.37%) Administrator
13 31 (4.23%) Senior Developer
14 29 (3.96%) Applications Developer
14 29 (3.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 29 (3.96%) Applications Support Analyst
15 28 (3.83%) Mobile Developer
16 27 (3.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 24 (3.28%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (15.85%) HTML
2 107 (14.62%) .NET
3 89 (12.16%) ASP.NET
3 89 (12.16%) CSS
4 78 (10.66%) HTML5
5 59 (8.06%) Ajax
6 54 (7.38%) jQuery
7 45 (6.15%) XML
8 38 (5.19%) WCF
9 35 (4.78%) JSON
10 34 (4.64%) .NET Framework
11 31 (4.23%) PhoneGap
11 31 (4.23%) AngularJS
11 31 (4.23%) Silverlight
12 25 (3.42%) Web Services
13 20 (2.73%) ADO.NET
14 17 (2.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 17 (2.32%) CSS3
15 16 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (2.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.42%) Blackberry
2 43 (5.87%) Clustering
3 34 (4.64%) Mobile App
3 34 (4.64%) User Experience
4 33 (4.51%) Computer Science
5 30 (4.10%) N-Tier
6 28 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (2.46%) Open Source
8 14 (1.91%) Wiki
8 14 (1.91%) Equities
8 14 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.50%) iPhone
10 10 (1.37%) Handset
10 10 (1.37%) iPad
11 8 (1.09%) Replication
11 8 (1.09%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.09%) GIS
11 8 (1.09%) Taxonomies
12 7 (0.96%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.82%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 185 (25.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 104 (14.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 96 (13.11%) Linux
4 89 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (11.61%) Windows 8
6 75 (10.25%) UNIX
7 73 (9.97%) Windows 7
8 70 (9.56%) Windows XP
9 44 (6.01%) Android
10 37 (5.05%) Apple iOS
11 20 (2.73%) AIX
12 19 (2.60%) Windows 2000
13 17 (2.32%) Solaris
14 10 (1.37%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.96%) SUSE
16 6 (0.82%) CentOS
17 4 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (18.44%) ITIL
3 68 (9.29%) Scrum
4 65 (8.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 65 (8.88%) CRM
5 48 (6.56%) MVC
6 47 (6.42%) OOP
7 43 (5.87%) SOA
8 42 (5.74%) Mentoring
9 41 (5.60%) Project Management
10 39 (5.33%) OO
11 38 (5.19%) E-Commerce
12 35 (4.78%) Waterfall
13 33 (4.51%) Migration
14 28 (3.83%) Incident Management
15 27 (3.69%) Service Delivery
15 27 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (3.69%) iOS Development
16 26 (3.55%) DevOps
16 26 (3.55%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 217 (29.64%) SQL
2 110 (15.03%) C#
3 95 (12.98%) JavaScript
4 69 (9.43%) Java
5 62 (8.47%) T-SQL
6 39 (5.33%) VB.NET
7 34 (4.64%) Python
8 29 (3.96%) Perl
9 28 (3.83%) Objective-C
10 26 (3.55%) ActionScript 3.0
10 26 (3.55%) ActionScript
11 25 (3.42%) PowerShell
12 20 (2.73%) VBScript
13 17 (2.32%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.91%) PL/SQL
14 14 (1.91%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.78%) C++
16 10 (1.37%) VB
17 9 (1.23%) Korn
18 8 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 154 (21.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (12.98%) Security Cleared
3 93 (12.70%) Degree
4 92 (12.57%) SC Cleared
5 81 (11.07%) MCSE
6 56 (7.65%) MCP
7 51 (6.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 49 (6.69%) MCTS
9 46 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
10 45 (6.15%) MCSA
11 36 (4.92%) MCITP
12 34 (4.64%) ITIL Certification
13 30 (4.10%) CCNA
14 27 (3.69%) Citrix Certification
15 26 (3.55%) CCA
16 25 (3.42%) MCSD
17 21 (2.87%) CCNP
18 19 (2.60%) MCAD
19 11 (1.50%) VCP4
19 11 (1.50%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (8.74%) SLA
2 14 (1.91%) QA
3 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 239 (32.65%) Active Directory
2 174 (23.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (12.84%) Hyper-V
4 70 (9.56%) vSphere
5 60 (8.20%) XenApp
6 34 (4.64%) VMware ESX
7 27 (3.69%) XenDesktop
8 20 (2.73%) Terminal Services
8 20 (2.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 12 (1.64%) XenServer
9 12 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.68%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.27%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.14%) SRDF
14 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 34 (4.64%) SCCM
2 22 (3.01%) WSUS
3 20 (2.73%) SCOM
4 17 (2.32%) Puppet
4 17 (2.32%) Vagrant
4 17 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.50%) NetBackup
5 11 (1.50%) Nagios
6 10 (1.37%) MOM
6 10 (1.37%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.37%) XenMobile
7 9 (1.23%) SCVMM
8 7 (0.96%) SCDPM
8 7 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (0.82%) Windows Intune
9 6 (0.82%) CA SiteMinder
9 6 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.68%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.55%) SCSM
Vendors
1 398 (54.37%) Microsoft
2 257 (35.11%) VMware
3 114 (15.57%) Citrix
4 76 (10.38%) Cisco
5 38 (5.19%) EMC
6 32 (4.37%) NetApp
7 31 (4.23%) HP
7 31 (4.23%) Sencha
8 30 (4.10%) Oracle
9 26 (3.55%) Appcelerator
10 25 (3.42%) Apple
11 19 (2.60%) Symantec
12 18 (2.46%) Juniper
13 17 (2.32%) SonicWALL
14 13 (1.78%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.78%) Dell
15 12 (1.64%) Sybase
15 12 (1.64%) Websense
15 12 (1.64%) SolarWinds
16 11 (1.50%) CommVault
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