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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 253 282 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.41% 14.76% 16.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.24% 71.21% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 223 254 285
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
420 396 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.60% 20.73% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 387 363 441
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 245 (50.31%) Microsoft
2 199 (40.86%) Active Directory
3 172 (35.32%) VMware
4 155 (31.83%) SQL
5 146 (29.98%) SQL Server
6 130 (26.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 129 (26.49%) MS Exchange
8 118 (24.23%) MS Excel
9 108 (22.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 106 (21.77%) Cisco
11 99 (20.33%) Hyper-V
12 98 (20.12%) Citrix
13 86 (17.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 82 (16.84%) .NET
14 82 (16.84%) Firewall
15 81 (16.63%) Linux
16 78 (16.02%) HTML
17 75 (15.40%) Finance
17 75 (15.40%) ITIL
18 71 (14.58%) C#
18 71 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
19 67 (13.76%) SAN
19 67 (13.76%) Windows 7
20 64 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
21 62 (12.73%) TCP/IP
22 61 (12.53%) JavaScript
23 55 (11.29%) IIS
23 55 (11.29%) MS Office
23 55 (11.29%) CSS
23 55 (11.29%) Agile Software Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 129 (26.49%) MS Exchange
2 55 (11.29%) IIS
3 39 (8.01%) Exchange Server 2003
4 38 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 36 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (5.95%) SharePoint
7 26 (5.34%) JBoss
8 24 (4.93%) WebSphere
9 18 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (3.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2000
13 11 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (2.26%) Lync
13 11 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (1.85%) Apache
15 7 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (1.44%) WorkSite
16 6 (1.23%) Tomcat
17 5 (1.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 118 (24.23%) MS Excel
2 55 (11.29%) MS Office
3 6 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.03%) MS Project
5 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.62%) Magento
2 3 (0.62%) assyst
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.21%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.01%) Office 365
2 24 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.03%) Trello
5 4 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.62%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.62%) SaaS
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.21%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (16.84%) Firewall
2 67 (13.76%) SAN
3 62 (12.73%) TCP/IP
4 49 (10.06%) WAN
5 45 (9.24%) LAN
6 39 (8.01%) DNS
7 30 (6.16%) VPN
8 24 (4.93%) DHCP
9 21 (4.31%) IPsec
10 18 (3.70%) VLAN
10 18 (3.70%) Internet
11 16 (3.29%) SSL
11 16 (3.29%) HTTP
11 16 (3.29%) NetScaler
12 15 (3.08%) IPv4
13 11 (2.26%) Wireless
14 10 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (1.85%) VoIP
16 8 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
17 7 (1.44%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (29.98%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
4 18 (3.70%) DB2
5 17 (3.49%) RDBMS
5 17 (3.49%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (1.03%) MySQL
10 5 (1.03%) RavenDB
10 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.82%) SQLite
11 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.82%) MS Access
12 2 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 32 (6.57%) Visual Studio
2 22 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.44%) HP UFT
4 5 (1.03%) RequisitePro
5 4 (0.82%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.62%) Hudson
6 3 (0.62%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.62%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.21%) NUnit
8 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.21%) Subversion
8 1 (0.21%) JIRA
8 1 (0.21%) Selenium
8 1 (0.21%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
General
1 75 (15.40%) Finance
2 33 (6.78%) Retail
3 26 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.70%) Law
5 17 (3.49%) Banking
6 15 (3.08%) Retail Banking
7 14 (2.87%) Legal
7 14 (2.87%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.44%) Publishing
9 5 (1.03%) Marketing
10 4 (0.82%) Electronics
11 3 (0.62%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.62%) Automotive
12 2 (0.41%) Games
12 2 (0.41%) Advertising
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) Back Office
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (16.84%) Analyst
2 78 (16.02%) Developer
3 49 (10.06%) Consultant
4 47 (9.65%) Architect
5 38 (7.80%) Support Analyst
5 38 (7.80%) Support Engineer
6 33 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 30 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 30 (6.16%) Software Developer
8 27 (5.54%) Technical Architect
9 26 (5.34%) Team Leader
10 24 (4.93%) IT Support
11 21 (4.31%) C# Developer
12 20 (4.11%) Desktop Support
13 19 (3.90%) Administrator
14 17 (3.49%) Service Analyst
14 17 (3.49%) Service Desk Analyst
15 16 (3.29%) 3rd Line Support
16 15 (3.08%) .NET Developer
17 14 (2.87%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (16.84%) .NET
2 78 (16.02%) HTML
3 55 (11.29%) CSS
4 49 (10.06%) XML
5 39 (8.01%) .NET Framework
6 38 (7.80%) ASP.NET
7 37 (7.60%) WCF
8 28 (5.75%) Web Services
9 27 (5.54%) jQuery
10 24 (4.93%) HTML5
11 22 (4.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 19 (3.90%) WinForms
13 15 (3.08%) Java EE
14 14 (2.87%) WPF
14 14 (2.87%) ADO.NET
14 14 (2.87%) .NET Compact Framework
15 13 (2.67%) CSS3
16 12 (2.46%) Razor View Engine
17 11 (2.26%) Entity Framework
18 9 (1.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.03%) Data Centre
2 39 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (7.19%) Blackberry
4 30 (6.16%) Computer Science
5 22 (4.52%) Client/Server
6 20 (4.11%) Clustering
6 20 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (4.11%) User Experience
7 13 (2.67%) HP StoreVirtual
8 10 (2.05%) Fat Client
8 10 (2.05%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.85%) iPhone
9 9 (1.85%) iSeries
9 9 (1.85%) Replication
10 6 (1.23%) iPad
10 6 (1.23%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.03%) CCTV
11 5 (1.03%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.82%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 130 (26.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 86 (17.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 81 (16.63%) Linux
4 67 (13.76%) Windows 7
5 64 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 54 (11.09%) UNIX
7 29 (5.95%) Windows 8
8 28 (5.75%) Windows XP
9 20 (4.11%) Windows 2000
10 15 (3.08%) AIX
11 11 (2.26%) Solaris
12 8 (1.64%) Android
13 4 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.82%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.82%) CentOS
13 4 (0.82%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (15.40%) ITIL
2 55 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (7.39%) CRM
4 32 (6.57%) OO
4 32 (6.57%) Service Delivery
5 29 (5.95%) Time Management
6 28 (5.75%) Mentoring
7 25 (5.13%) Scrum
8 24 (4.93%) MVC
9 22 (4.52%) Web Development
10 21 (4.31%) SDLC
11 20 (4.11%) Software Engineering
11 20 (4.11%) OOD
12 19 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (3.49%) SOA
13 17 (3.49%) Project Management
14 16 (3.29%) High Availability
15 15 (3.08%) E-Commerce
15 15 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (3.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (31.83%) SQL
2 71 (14.58%) C#
3 61 (12.53%) JavaScript
4 35 (7.19%) T-SQL
5 32 (6.57%) VB.NET
6 31 (6.37%) Java
7 24 (4.93%) PowerShell
8 22 (4.52%) VB
9 15 (3.08%) VB6
10 11 (2.26%) Perl
11 9 (1.85%) VBScript
11 9 (1.85%) C
12 7 (1.44%) PHP
13 5 (1.03%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.82%) VBA
14 4 (0.82%) Python
15 2 (0.41%) Korn
16 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.21%) JCL
16 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 71 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (8.21%) MCSE
3 39 (8.01%) Degree
4 35 (7.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 30 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (5.95%) MCP
6 29 (5.95%) CCNA
7 28 (5.75%) MCSA
8 25 (5.13%) Security Cleared
9 18 (3.70%) MCITP
10 17 (3.49%) SC Cleared
11 16 (3.29%) MCTS
12 13 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (2.67%) CCNP
13 11 (2.26%) MCSD
13 11 (2.26%) CISSP
14 10 (2.05%) MCAD
15 6 (1.23%) ISEB
15 6 (1.23%) OSCP
15 6 (1.23%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.80%) SLA
2 9 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.64%) QA
4 5 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 199 (40.86%) Active Directory
2 108 (22.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (20.33%) Hyper-V
4 48 (9.86%) vSphere
5 37 (7.60%) VMware ESX
6 26 (5.34%) XenApp
7 23 (4.72%) Terminal Services
8 14 (2.87%) Forefront TMG
9 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (2.26%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.23%) XenServer
11 5 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.03%) vCloud
12 4 (0.82%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.62%) Docker
14 2 (0.41%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.21%) Samba
Systems Management
1 33 (6.78%) SCCM
2 20 (4.11%) SCOM
3 17 (3.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 15 (3.08%) Backup Exec
5 12 (2.46%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.44%) Nagios
7 6 (1.23%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.23%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (1.03%) ARCserve
9 4 (0.82%) SCSM
9 4 (0.82%) Puppet
9 4 (0.82%) Windows Intune
9 4 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.82%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.82%) Control-M
10 3 (0.62%) Ansible
10 3 (0.62%) WSUS
11 2 (0.41%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.41%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 245 (50.31%) Microsoft
2 172 (35.32%) VMware
3 106 (21.77%) Cisco
4 98 (20.12%) Citrix
5 51 (10.47%) HP
6 41 (8.42%) NetApp
7 39 (8.01%) Oracle
8 30 (6.16%) IBM
8 30 (6.16%) Dell
9 28 (5.75%) Apple
10 25 (5.13%) SonicWALL
11 22 (4.52%) Symantec
12 17 (3.49%) CheckPoint
13 15 (3.08%) Veeam
14 12 (2.46%) Google
15 11 (2.26%) Sophos
16 9 (1.85%) EMC
16 9 (1.85%) Kaspersky
16 9 (1.85%) AVG
17 8 (1.64%) LANDesk
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