The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 15 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 209 194 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.94% 10.64% 17.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.29% 54.04% 68.97%
Number of salaries quoted 168 175 289
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £22,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
341 359 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.85% 19.69% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 284 308 426
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 240 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 228 (45.24%) Windows Server
3 203 (40.28%) Active Directory
4 159 (31.55%) VMware
5 142 (28.17%) Linux
6 126 (25.00%) Unix
7 123 (24.40%) MS Excel
8 122 (24.21%) SQL
9 111 (22.02%) SQL Server
10 109 (21.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 108 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 96 (19.05%) MS Exchange
13 91 (18.06%) Data Centre
14 86 (17.06%) Citrix
15 85 (16.87%) Windows Server 2008
16 83 (16.47%) ITIL
17 77 (15.28%) MS Office
17 77 (15.28%) Finance
18 75 (14.88%) Cisco
19 72 (14.29%) Hyper-V
20 70 (13.89%) Windows 7
20 70 (13.89%) Firewall
21 64 (12.70%) SCCM
21 64 (12.70%) Office 365
22 62 (12.30%) DHCP
23 56 (11.11%) DNS
24 55 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
25 53 (10.52%) Microsoft Azure
26 52 (10.32%) TCP/IP
27 49 (9.72%) MCSE

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 96 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.95%) IIS
3 28 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (4.76%) JBoss
4 24 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 22 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (2.98%) WebLogic
8 13 (2.58%) Apache
8 13 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (2.18%) Skype for Business
11 10 (1.98%) SharePoint
12 9 (1.79%) IBM Notes
12 9 (1.79%) nginx
13 4 (0.79%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.79%) NetWeaver
14 3 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 123 (24.40%) MS Excel
2 77 (15.28%) MS Office
3 10 (1.98%) MS Project
4 6 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Blender
Business Applications
1 16 (3.17%) assyst
2 9 (1.79%) Magento
3 6 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.60%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 64 (12.70%) Office 365
2 53 (10.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.38%) SaaS
5 8 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.60%) PaaS
7 2 (0.40%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.20%) Apcera
8 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.20%) G Suite
8 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 70 (13.89%) Firewall
2 62 (12.30%) DHCP
3 56 (11.11%) DNS
4 52 (10.32%) TCP/IP
5 45 (8.93%) LAN
6 39 (7.74%) WAN
7 34 (6.75%) SAN
8 30 (5.95%) VPN
9 27 (5.36%) VLAN
10 21 (4.17%) Network Security
10 21 (4.17%) SSL
11 16 (3.17%) IPv4
11 16 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
12 15 (2.98%) VoIP
13 14 (2.78%) Wireless
14 13 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (2.18%) Intrusion Detection
16 10 (1.98%) IPsec
17 9 (1.79%) Skype
17 9 (1.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (22.02%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (3.57%) DB2
4 17 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (3.17%) MySQL
6 15 (2.98%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 13 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.18%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.99%) MS Access
13 4 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.40%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (2.38%) Subversion
2 11 (2.18%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.99%) NUnit
4 4 (0.79%) CruiseControl
4 4 (0.79%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.79%) JIRA
4 4 (0.79%) Selenium
5 3 (0.60%) eggPlant
5 3 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.60%) Grunt
5 3 (0.60%) JBehave
5 3 (0.60%) JMeter
5 3 (0.60%) JUnit
5 3 (0.60%) Ranorex
5 3 (0.60%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.60%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.60%) TestNG
5 3 (0.60%) WATIR
6 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (15.28%) Finance
2 41 (8.13%) Retail
3 33 (6.55%) Banking
4 20 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.37%) Legal
6 13 (2.58%) Law
7 12 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.38%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.98%) Advertising
9 8 (1.59%) International Banking
10 6 (1.19%) French Language
10 6 (1.19%) German Language
11 5 (0.99%) Electronics
12 3 (0.60%) Marketing
13 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.40%) Publishing
13 2 (0.40%) Swedish Language
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (18.25%) Analyst
2 65 (12.90%) Support Engineer
3 58 (11.51%) Consultant
4 53 (10.52%) IT Support
5 47 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 46 (9.13%) Developer
7 44 (8.73%) Support Analyst
8 31 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
9 28 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 27 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
11 26 (5.16%) AWS Engineer
11 26 (5.16%) IT Analyst
11 26 (5.16%) Technical Consultant
12 22 (4.37%) IT Support Analyst
13 21 (4.17%) IT Engineer
14 20 (3.97%) Data Centre Engineer
14 20 (3.97%) Implementation Consultant
15 19 (3.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 19 (3.77%) Service Analyst
16 18 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.94%) .NET
2 27 (5.36%) HTML
3 20 (3.97%) Java EE
4 17 (3.37%) CSS
4 17 (3.37%) XML
5 16 (3.17%) jQuery
6 15 (2.98%) Web Services
7 14 (2.78%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.98%) LAMP
9 9 (1.79%) Ajax
9 9 (1.79%) J2EE
9 9 (1.79%) JSON
9 9 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
10 7 (1.39%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.39%) SOAP
11 6 (1.19%) AngularJS
12 5 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (0.79%) SAP Basis
13 4 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (0.79%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 91 (18.06%) Data Centre
2 33 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 21 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.17%) Clustering
6 15 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.98%) Fintech
6 15 (2.98%) Security Operations Centre
7 13 (2.58%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.98%) User Experience
9 9 (1.79%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.59%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.39%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.39%) iPhone
12 6 (1.19%) FMCG
12 6 (1.19%) Handset
13 5 (0.99%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 228 (45.24%) Windows Server
2 142 (28.17%) Linux
3 126 (25.00%) Unix
4 108 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (16.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (13.89%) Windows 7
7 42 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (6.94%) Windows 10
9 29 (5.75%) Windows 8
10 22 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (4.17%) Android
12 20 (3.97%) Apple iOS
13 15 (2.98%) Mac OS
14 14 (2.78%) AIX
15 12 (2.38%) Windows XP
16 10 (1.98%) CentOS
16 10 (1.98%) Solaris
17 7 (1.39%) Windows Phone
18 6 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
19 4 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (16.47%) ITIL
2 45 (8.93%) Migration
3 39 (7.74%) Service Management
4 35 (6.94%) DevOps
5 31 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (5.95%) Change Management
6 30 (5.95%) Problem Management
6 30 (5.95%) Process Improvement
7 28 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 26 (5.16%) Capacity Planning
9 23 (4.56%) Incident Management
9 23 (4.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 22 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (4.37%) SOA
11 20 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (3.97%) High Availability
12 19 (3.77%) MVC
12 19 (3.77%) SIEM
13 16 (3.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 122 (24.21%) SQL
2 42 (8.33%) Java
3 38 (7.54%) PowerShell
4 37 (7.34%) Perl
5 33 (6.55%) C#
6 30 (5.95%) Bash Shell
7 29 (5.75%) Python
8 27 (5.36%) JavaScript
9 18 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.98%) PHP
11 10 (1.98%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.79%) C
13 5 (0.99%) Ruby
13 5 (0.99%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.99%) VBScript
14 3 (0.60%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.40%) C++
15 2 (0.40%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.20%) VB
16 1 (0.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 55 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (9.72%) MCSE
3 40 (7.94%) Degree
4 37 (7.34%) Security Cleared
5 26 (5.16%) AWS Certification
5 26 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (5.16%) MCSA
6 25 (4.96%) SC Cleared
7 19 (3.77%) CCNA
8 17 (3.37%) MCP
9 15 (2.98%) CCNP
10 11 (2.18%) CISM
10 11 (2.18%) CISSP
10 11 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.79%) CEH
12 9 (1.79%) GIAC
13 8 (1.59%) GCIA
13 8 (1.59%) GCIH
13 8 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.13%) SLA
2 6 (1.19%) QA
3 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.60%) DICOM
4 3 (0.60%) HL7
4 3 (0.60%) MISRA
5 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.20%) MISRA C
System Software
1 203 (40.28%) Active Directory
2 109 (21.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 26 (5.16%) XenApp
5 24 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
6 20 (3.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 18 (3.57%) Terminal Services
8 17 (3.37%) vSphere
9 12 (2.38%) XenDesktop
10 11 (2.18%) Forefront TMG
11 10 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (1.79%) VMware ESX
13 7 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (1.19%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.79%) Docker
15 4 (0.79%) NFS
16 3 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
16 3 (0.60%) XenServer
17 2 (0.40%) BitLocker
17 2 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 64 (12.70%) SCCM
2 35 (6.94%) SCOM
3 26 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (5.16%) Puppet
4 23 (4.56%) Tivoli
5 11 (2.18%) Terraform
6 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (1.39%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.99%) EdgeSight
7 5 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.99%) WSUS
8 4 (0.79%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.60%) QRadar
9 3 (0.60%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.20%) Control-M
10 1 (0.20%) DameWare
10 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.20%) Nessus
Vendors
1 240 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 159 (31.55%) VMware
3 86 (17.06%) Citrix
4 75 (14.88%) Cisco
5 30 (5.95%) Oracle
6 29 (5.75%) HP
7 28 (5.56%) NetApp
7 28 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 21 (4.17%) Veeam
9 19 (3.77%) Dell
10 17 (3.37%) SonicWALL
11 15 (2.98%) CheckPoint
12 13 (2.58%) SolarWinds
13 12 (2.38%) IBM
13 12 (2.38%) ServiceNow
14 10 (1.98%) SAP
15 9 (1.79%) NetSuite
15 9 (1.79%) Sybase
16 8 (1.59%) Xamarin
17 7 (1.39%) Apple
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