The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 15 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 46.88% 18.75% 15.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 93.75% 85.71% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 3
Median salary £23,500 £28,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.07% -6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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
16 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 50.00% 21.88% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 3
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £29,462
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £29,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

The demand trend of job ads across the Dudley region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dudley region with a requirement for Windows.

1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (65.00%) Dell
2 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco
3 12 (60.00%) Service Management
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (55.00%) Citrix
4 11 (55.00%) NetApp
4 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (40.00%) Visualisation
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (20.00%) ITSM
8 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Network Management
9 3 (15.00%) High Availability
9 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.00%) Statistics
10 2 (10.00%) Mitel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) VoIP
1 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Network Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Network Operations Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Operations Analyst
3 9 (45.00%) Data Analyst
3 9 (45.00%) Data Centre Analyst
3 9 (45.00%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
3 9 (45.00%) Data Network Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) IT Support
6 2 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) Statistics
5 1 (5.00%) Economics
5 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.00%) MVS
7 1 (5.00%) Unix
7 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 12 (60.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (20.00%) ITSM
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) High Availability
4 3 (15.00%) Network Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Resource Allocation
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCSA
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco
1 13 (65.00%) Dell
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 11 (55.00%) Citrix
3 11 (55.00%) NetApp
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Mitel
5 2 (10.00%) Panasonic
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya