The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 18 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.67% 7.75% 6.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 47.62% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 7
Median salary £48,000 £44,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
21 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.44% 16.28% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 19
Median salary £48,000 £50,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Windows.

1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (65.22%) Office 365
3 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (60.87%) Yammer
3 14 (60.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Unix
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.04%) MS Project
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) Finance
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (13.04%) Information Management
5 3 (13.04%) Symantec
5 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
5 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Firmware
6 1 (4.35%) Middleware

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (65.22%) Office 365
2 14 (60.87%) Azure Active Directory
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (60.87%) Yammer
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Consultant
2 14 (60.87%) Azure Consultant
2 14 (60.87%) Azure Engineer
2 14 (60.87%) Office 365 Consultant
2 14 (60.87%) Office 365 Engineer
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Consultant
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Development
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JSON
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
2 3 (13.04%) Information Management
2 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
2 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
2 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.35%) Line Management
3 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.35%) Signal Processing
3 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Symantec
2 3 (13.04%) VMware