The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Dudley region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 20.00% 29.17% 17.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 11
Average salary £19,499 £33,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.79% +67.50%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 20.00% 29.17% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 12
Average salary £19,499 £18,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.32% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
West Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Dudley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Dudley region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Dudley

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Time Management
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
3 4 (36.36%) NVQ Level 3
3 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
3 4 (36.36%) Broadband
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (18.18%) MCITP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (9.09%) HP Data Protector

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Broadband
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) OLTP
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Support Technician
1 4 (36.36%) ICT Technician
1 4 (36.36%) ICT Support Technician
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) NVQ Level 3
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) EMC
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Dell