The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.30% 7.74% 13.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 63.89% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 31
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 36 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.76% 12.12% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 41
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £28,500 £41,350
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £46,150 £58,200
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows
England

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Windows
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Windows Salary Trend in the Midlands

Windows
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

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

Windows Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) UNIX
2 12 (36.36%) Linux
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) EMC
4 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (24.24%) SAN
5 8 (24.24%) Oracle
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
5 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
6 7 (21.21%) .NET
6 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
6 7 (21.21%) C#
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (21.21%) OCP
6 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
6 7 (21.21%) SQLPlus
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
6 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
7 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (18.18%) Finance
8 5 (15.15%) Essbase
8 5 (15.15%) Middleware
8 5 (15.15%) DRM
8 5 (15.15%) HFM
8 5 (15.15%) SLA
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco
8 5 (15.15%) ETL
8 5 (15.15%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.09%) IIS
1 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (9.09%) Lync
1 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) HFM
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) SAN
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (9.09%) LAN
4 3 (9.09%) VoIP
4 3 (9.09%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.03%) FTP
6 1 (3.03%) SNMP
6 1 (3.03%) SMTP
6 1 (3.03%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) FCoE
6 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
2 7 (21.21%) SQLPlus
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.15%) Essbase
3 5 (15.15%) MySQL
3 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (15.15%) Hadoop
3 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) DBA
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Storage Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Data Centre Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Data Architect
3 4 (12.12%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) EMC Storage Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Storage Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) EMC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) Middleware
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.12%) Flash
3 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.12%) WCF
4 3 (9.09%) jQuery
4 3 (9.09%) Web Services
4 3 (9.09%) XML
4 3 (9.09%) COM
4 3 (9.09%) CSS
4 3 (9.09%) HTML5
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 2 (6.06%) REST
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.06%) Itk
5 2 (6.06%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Exalogic
3 4 (12.12%) SystemC
3 4 (12.12%) N-Tier
3 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.12%) Replication
4 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) UNIX
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) HPUX
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.15%) DRM
2 5 (15.15%) ETL
2 5 (15.15%) ERP
2 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (12.12%) OO
3 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (12.12%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) MVC
4 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) MVVM
5 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) OOP
5 2 (6.06%) SOA
5 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
2 7 (21.21%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) C
4 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Certification
1 7 (21.21%) OCP
2 2 (6.06%) OCA
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (12.12%) SRDF
2 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 3 (9.09%) XenApp
3 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 3 (9.09%) IAG
3 3 (9.09%) UAG
3 3 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) WSUS
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (9.09%) Cacti
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.03%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.03%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) EMC
3 8 (24.24%) Oracle
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) Hyperion
4 5 (15.15%) Informatica
5 4 (12.12%) NetApp
5 4 (12.12%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) Unisys
6 3 (9.09%) VMware
6 3 (9.09%) Symantec
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.06%) DevExpress
8 1 (3.03%) Fujitsu
8 1 (3.03%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) Sun
8 1 (3.03%) StorageTek