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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank - 5 4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 0 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley - 19.35% 36.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 11
Average salary - £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
0 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley - 19.35% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 16
Average salary - £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Terminal Services
3 4 (57.14%) Broadband
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Vista
3 4 (57.14%) Time Management
3 4 (57.14%) NVQ Level 3
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (14.29%) ERP
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) OLTP
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) IIS
6 1 (14.29%) Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Broadband
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) OLTP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Technician
1 4 (57.14%) ICT Technician
1 4 (57.14%) ICT Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Vista
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) NVQ Level 3
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat