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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 17.39% 15.00% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £29,569 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £30,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
4 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 17.39% 15.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Average salary £27,500 £29,731 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -4.09%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
Salary Histogram in Dudley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Dudley region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Dudley

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (55.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (45.00%) Citrix
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) NetApp
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (30.00%) MCSE
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (25.00%) Dell
8 5 (25.00%) Service Management
9 4 (20.00%) SLA
9 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (15.00%) .NET
10 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (15.00%) VoIP
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (10.00%) Firewall
11 2 (10.00%) SQL
11 2 (10.00%) CRM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Network Operations Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Operations Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Software Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Head of IT
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) WCF
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Android
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) MCSE
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Citrix
3 8 (40.00%) NetApp
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 5 (25.00%) Dell
6 2 (10.00%) HP