The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Kidderminster region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kidderminster 50.00% 42.86% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Average salary £20,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.87% -5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Kidderminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kidderminster 50.00% 42.86% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 15
Average salary £20,500 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.87% -11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows
Worcestershire

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
Salary Histogram in Kidderminster

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Kidderminster region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Kidderminster

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kidderminster

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kidderminster by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) CCEE
1 1 (25.00%) CCAA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) VMware