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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 28 8
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.07% 5.14% 13.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 100.00% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 14
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% +4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
15 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.20% 5.14% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 15
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £35,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 11 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Unix
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) Information Management
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) MobileIron
4 1 (14.29%) XenMobile
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
4 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) GPRS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) GPRS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
1 4 (57.14%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 1 (14.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Symantec
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) MobileIron