The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 10.00% 33.33% 51.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 15
Average salary £29,731 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.09% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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 Dudley region.

Operating Systems Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 10.00% 33.33% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 15
Average salary £29,462 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.96% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

Windows
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

Windows Salary Trend in Dudley

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Terminal Services
3 4 (50.00%) Broadband
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 4 (50.00%) Time Management
3 4 (50.00%) NVQ Level 3
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) MCITP
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) OLTP
5 1 (12.50%) MCTS
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) OLTP
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 4 (50.00%) ICT Technician
1 4 (50.00%) ICT Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) PDA
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) NVQ Level 3
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Terminal Services
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago