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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 21 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 45.65% 20.00% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 91.30% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 9
Average salary £27,500 £19,499 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.03% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,499 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
23 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 50.00% 20.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 9
Average salary £27,500 £31,250 £18,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,499 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 4 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Dudley

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 32 (86.49%) Active Directory
2 31 (83.78%) VMware
3 28 (75.68%) Linux
3 28 (75.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (72.97%) ITIL
4 27 (72.97%) Citrix
5 25 (67.57%) NetApp
6 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
6 18 (48.65%) MCSE
7 15 (40.54%) SLA
7 15 (40.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (32.43%) Cisco
9 11 (29.73%) Service Management
9 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (27.03%) Dell
11 9 (24.32%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
13 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
14 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
14 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
15 4 (10.81%) VoIP
15 4 (10.81%) Firewall
16 3 (8.11%) WAN
16 3 (8.11%) VPN
16 3 (8.11%) LAN
16 3 (8.11%) SQL
16 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) VoIP
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) WAN
2 3 (8.11%) VPN
2 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) Operations Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Administrator
3 9 (24.32%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (16.22%) Network Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Network Operations Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Operations Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Support
6 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Statistics
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.70%) AS400
1 1 (2.70%) Mobile Games
1 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Service Management
3 2 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
3 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.70%) Change Management
4 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) ITSM
4 1 (2.70%) Process Management
4 1 (2.70%) ERP
4 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.70%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (48.65%) MCSE
2 15 (40.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (24.32%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (40.54%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (86.49%) Active Directory
2 28 (75.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
4 2 (5.41%) XenServer
4 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) VMware
2 27 (72.97%) Citrix
3 25 (67.57%) NetApp
4 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
5 12 (32.43%) Cisco
6 10 (27.03%) Dell
7 2 (5.41%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat