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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 15.79% 31.25% 57.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 23
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
3 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 15.79% 31.25% 57.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 23
Average salary £29,731 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.09% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Terminal Services
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Broadband
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 4 (50.00%) Time Management
3 4 (50.00%) NVQ Level 3
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
6 1 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Broadband
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) ICT Support Technician
1 4 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 4 (50.00%) ICT Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Terminal Services
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco