The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kidderminster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank - 1 3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 0 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kidderminster - 72.73% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Average salary - £22,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Windows
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kidderminster region.

Operating Systems Category
Kidderminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
0 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kidderminster - 72.73% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Average salary - £31,250 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.64%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Kidderminster

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Kidderminster

Windows
Salary Trend in Kidderminster

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

Windows Salary Trend in Kidderminster

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kidderminster

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kidderminster 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 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) CCEE
3 1 (33.33%) CCAA
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kidderminster by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kidderminster 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) CCEE
1 1 (33.33%) CCAA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) VMware