The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Herefordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 19 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 37.25% 19.28% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.48% 88.89% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 4
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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 Herefordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Herefordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 41.18% 21.69% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 12
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

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

Windows Salary Trend in Herefordshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Herefordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Herefordshire

Windows
Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hereford +1 6 £25,970 -42.28%
Leominster 0 2 £50,000 +138.09%
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
1 17 (68.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (52.00%) Citrix
4 12 (48.00%) SCCM
5 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (44.00%) XenApp
5 11 (44.00%) AppSense
5 11 (44.00%) XenDesktop
6 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (40.00%) SCOM
7 9 (36.00%) CCA
7 9 (36.00%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) DNS
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco
9 5 (20.00%) Dell
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
9 5 (20.00%) MPLS
9 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 4 (16.00%) IIS
10 4 (16.00%) WAN
11 3 (12.00%) DHCP
11 3 (12.00%) VPN
11 3 (12.00%) MS Office
11 3 (12.00%) ITIL
11 3 (12.00%) MySQL
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) MPLS
3 4 (16.00%) WAN
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) VoIP
6 1 (4.00%) ADSL
6 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (12.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL
1 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (8.00%) OO
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (8.00%) OOD
3 1 (4.00%) UML
3 1 (4.00%) ERP
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) BCP
3 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (4.00%) Content Management
3 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (4.00%) Metaprogramming
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CCA
1 9 (36.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PhD
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.00%) VCDX
2 1 (4.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (44.00%) XenApp
3 11 (44.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (12.00%) vSphere
6 2 (8.00%) XenServer
7 1 (4.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) SCCM
2 10 (40.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.00%) MOM
3 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) Citrix
3 11 (44.00%) AppSense
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.00%) Dell
6 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.00%) Symantec
6 3 (12.00%) F5
7 2 (8.00%) Adobe
7 2 (8.00%) BT
8 1 (4.00%) EMC
8 1 (4.00%) Apple
8 1 (4.00%) BMC
8 1 (4.00%) CA
8 1 (4.00%) NetApp