The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cannock region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cannock 75.00% 18.52% 18.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 16
Average salary £32,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £47,500 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Windows
Staffordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cannock
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cannock 75.00% 18.52% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 16
Average salary £34,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £34,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £35,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cannock

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Cannock

Windows
Salary Trend in Cannock

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

Windows Salary Trend in Cannock

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cannock

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cannock 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 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (50.00%) WinForms
3 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (41.67%) LINQ
4 5 (41.67%) Marketing
4 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) CA
7 2 (16.67%) vSphere
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cannock by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cannock 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Junior
2 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Junior C# Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) C# Application Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Applications Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Junior C# Application Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) WinForms
2 5 (41.67%) LINQ
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (41.67%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) R
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) VMware