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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 6.00% 7.69% 50.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 10
Average salary £32,500 £18,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.33% -30.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £17,750 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £19,750 £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
9 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 18.00% 15.38% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 15
Average salary £28,750 £25,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £34,500 £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Lichfield

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Lichfield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco