The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halesowen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 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 Halesowen region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halesowen 66.67% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £21,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Halesowen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halesowen 66.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £21,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Halesowen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Halesowen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Halesowen

Windows
Salary Trend in Halesowen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Halesowen region.

Windows Salary Trend in Halesowen

Windows
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Halesowen

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halesowen 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 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halesowen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halesowen 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco