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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halesowen 25.00% 33.33% 66.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £30,000 £25,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -23.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halesowen 25.00% 33.33% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halesowen

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) COM
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Web Filtering
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halesowen by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) COM
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Document Management
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (66.67%) Web Filtering
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware