The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halesowen 28.57% 33.33% 100.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £25,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £35,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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 Halesowen region.

Operating Systems Category
Halesowen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halesowen 42.86% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,050 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Halesowen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Halesowen region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Halesowen

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halesowen

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halesowen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Process Management
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCA
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix