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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 1 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 13.33% 37.14% 17.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 75.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 22
Average salary £22,000 £25,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,125
10% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 13.33% 37.14% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 28
Average salary £22,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £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 30 January 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 -5 3 £21,250 -15.00%
Ross-on-Wye -6 2 £22,000 - 1
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) LINQ
4 5 (29.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (23.53%) Symantec
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (17.65%) SCCM
6 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
7 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) VB
7 2 (11.76%) MS Access
7 2 (11.76%) CCA
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Adobe

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support
3 3 (17.65%) Junior
3 3 (17.65%) Junior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Field Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Junior .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) LINQ
1 5 (29.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) CQRS
1 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
1 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
1 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
1 1 (5.88%) MVC
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCA
1 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) XenServer
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Symantec
4 2 (11.76%) Adobe
4 2 (11.76%) Apple
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) AppSense
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) EMC