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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 17.65% 35.48% 17.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 25
Average salary £21,500 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £23,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
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
6 11 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 17.65% 35.48% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 37
Average salary £21,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 19 December 2014. 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 +2 4 £21,000 -16.00%
Ross-on-Wye - 1 £22,000 -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (40.00%) VMware
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (32.00%) .NET
3 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (32.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 8 (32.00%) XML
4 7 (28.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (28.00%) LINQ
4 7 (28.00%) Citrix
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) MVC
4 7 (28.00%) SCCM
5 6 (24.00%) SCOM
5 6 (24.00%) AppSense
5 6 (24.00%) XenApp
5 6 (24.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (24.00%) ADO.NET
5 6 (24.00%) CCA
5 6 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (16.00%) Java

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Junior
5 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (16.00%) IT Support
5 4 (16.00%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (16.00%) Citrix Technical Specialist
6 3 (12.00%) Graduate C# Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Junior C# Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Graduate
6 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (8.00%) Field Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Web Services
1 8 (32.00%) XML
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
1 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (28.00%) LINQ
2 7 (28.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (24.00%) ADO.NET
4 4 (16.00%) SOAP
4 4 (16.00%) WCF
4 4 (16.00%) WSDL
4 4 (16.00%) Ajax
4 4 (16.00%) RESTful
4 4 (16.00%) HTML5
4 4 (16.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) Reactive Extensions
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) MVC
2 4 (16.00%) OO
2 4 (16.00%) Logistics
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (12.00%) Refactoring
3 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (12.00%) CQRS
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (16.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) VB
5 2 (8.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CCA
1 6 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (24.00%) XenApp
3 6 (24.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
2 6 (24.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Citrix
4 6 (24.00%) AppSense
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Symantec
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) Adobe
6 1 (4.00%) Apple