The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Herefordshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 24 9 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 24.74% 20.93% 31.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 45.00% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 30
Average salary £28,287 £27,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.86% -5.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,600 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Operating Systems Category
Herefordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 24.74% 46.51% 33.68%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 32
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £23,600 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows
West Midlands

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hereford +6 15 £28,287 -5.71% 3
Ross-on-Wye +1 5 £21,000 -23.63%
Leominster 0 2 £23,000 -8.00%
Ledbury - 1 - -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
3 11 (32.35%) Citrix
4 10 (29.41%) LAN
4 10 (29.41%) WAN
4 10 (29.41%) Cisco
5 9 (26.47%) VMware
5 9 (26.47%) Windows CE
6 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
6 7 (20.59%) SQL
7 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
7 6 (17.65%) Juniper
7 6 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (17.65%) Dell
7 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
7 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (17.65%) Wireless
7 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
7 6 (17.65%) VLAN
7 6 (17.65%) Change Control
8 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.76%) MVC
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (11.76%) C#
9 4 (11.76%) MCSE
9 4 (11.76%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) LAN
1 10 (29.41%) WAN
2 6 (17.65%) Wireless
2 6 (17.65%) VLAN
3 3 (8.82%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) DNS
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Electronics
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Team Leader
1 9 (26.47%) Software Team Leader
2 6 (17.65%) IT Support
2 6 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Field Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Junior C# Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Manager
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Graduate C# Developer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) LINQ
1 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 4 (11.76%) Reactive Extensions
1 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
1 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows CE
2 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
1 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
1 6 (17.65%) Change Control
2 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.76%) MVC
3 4 (11.76%) CQRS
3 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (11.76%) Refactoring
4 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (2.94%) Release Management
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) MCSE
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.82%) A+ Certification
3 3 (8.82%) CCNA
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) XenApp
3 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) Citrix
3 10 (29.41%) Cisco
4 9 (26.47%) VMware
5 6 (17.65%) Juniper
5 6 (17.65%) Dell
6 3 (8.82%) Lumension
6 3 (8.82%) Becrypt
7 1 (2.94%) Twitter
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