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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halesowen 25.00% 66.67% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £32,500 £21,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halesowen 25.00% 66.67% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £32,500 £21,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 1 September 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 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) WinForms
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
1 2 (40.00%) LINQ
1 2 (40.00%) Kanban
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Android Development
1 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halesowen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) WinForms
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
1 2 (40.00%) LINQ
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Kanban
1 2 (40.00%) Android Development
1 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix