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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 20.59% 9.30% 28.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 10
Average salary £27,500 £19,499 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.03% -37.10%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
8 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 23.53% 9.30% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 10
Average salary £30,000 £19,499 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.85% -37.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,499 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 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 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (76.67%) VMware
3 22 (73.33%) Linux
4 21 (70.00%) ITIL
4 21 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (66.67%) Citrix
6 19 (63.33%) NetApp
7 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
8 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (50.00%) MCSE
9 13 (43.33%) SLA
10 12 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (30.00%) Cisco
12 8 (26.67%) Service Management
12 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
12 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (23.33%) Dell
14 6 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 4 (13.33%) VoIP
16 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
16 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
17 3 (10.00%) SQL
17 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (10.00%) VPN
17 3 (10.00%) Firewall
18 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
18 2 (6.67%) HP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) VoIP
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Operations Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (30.00%) Administrator
4 6 (20.00%) Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Network Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Network Operations Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Operations Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile Games
2 1 (3.33%) Statistics
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Service Management
3 2 (6.67%) CRM
3 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Network Management
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) ITSM
4 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) MCSE
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenServer
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) VMware
2 20 (66.67%) Citrix
3 19 (63.33%) NetApp
4 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco
6 7 (23.33%) Dell
7 2 (6.67%) HP
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
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