The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lichfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 21.88% 17.14% 10.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 54.55% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 3
Average salary £21,000 £25,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -24.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £38,250 £34,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Windows
Staffordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Lichfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 21.88% 31.43% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 5
Average salary £20,500 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

Windows
Salary Trend in Lichfield

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

Windows Salary Trend in Lichfield

Windows
Salary Histogram in Lichfield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Lichfield region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Lichfield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lichfield

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Lichfield 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 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
3 13 (61.90%) .NET
4 12 (57.14%) C#
5 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
6 9 (42.86%) VB
6 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
8 7 (33.33%) Finance
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (28.57%) IIS
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
10 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
10 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
10 4 (19.05%) MS Office
10 4 (19.05%) CRM
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL
11 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 3 (14.29%) Statistics
11 3 (14.29%) Time Management
11 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
12 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (9.52%) Change Management
12 2 (9.52%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Lichfield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Lichfield 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 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 6 (28.57%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Applications Support
3 7 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) WCF
2 1 (4.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Statistics
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
1 4 (19.05%) CRM
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) C#
3 9 (42.86%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (9.52%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) VMware