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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halesowen 50.00% 100.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £25,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Halesowen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halesowen 50.00% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £25,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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
Salary Histogram in Halesowen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Halesowen region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Halesowen

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halesowen

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
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%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) VMware

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halesowen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
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
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) 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