The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 28 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.67% 8.59% 5.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 100.00% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 12
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Windows
England

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

Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.95% 8.59% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 23
Average salary £37,500 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 5 (33.33%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Web Development
5 5 (33.33%) Graphic Design
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 5 (33.33%) CSS3
5 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.67%) NAS
1 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
4 1 (6.67%) mvBase
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) MaxDB
4 1 (6.67%) OpenQM
4 1 (6.67%) DB2
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) JasperReports
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
1 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
1 7 (46.67%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) LINQ
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Graphic Design
2 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
3 1 (6.67%) Symmetrix
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Celerra
3 1 (6.67%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) HPUX
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Web Development
2 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) ERP
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) COBOL
5 1 (6.67%) ABAP
5 1 (6.67%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas File System
2 1 (6.67%) SRDF
2 1 (6.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (6.67%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (6.67%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) jBASE
4 1 (6.67%) Northgate
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) CommVault
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (6.67%) Sage
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: Negotiable Salary (Dependent on Experience) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
MIdlands
MillsHill
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago