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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 23 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.19% 6.29% 7.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 81.82% 60.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 13
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £45,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
28 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.66% 7.69% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 25
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £47,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £56,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
4 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 5 (35.71%) Graphic Design
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 5 (35.71%) CSS3
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) XML
4 5 (35.71%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) CICS
2 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) MPLS
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
1 2 (14.29%) PABX
2 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
3 1 (7.14%) mvBase
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) MaxDB
3 1 (7.14%) OpenQM
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) jQuery
2 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 2 (14.29%) XMPP
3 2 (14.29%) VXML
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Graphic Design
2 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
3 1 (7.14%) Symmetrix
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Celerra
3 1 (7.14%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Solaris
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) HPUX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) SUSE
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Web Development
2 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) System Testing
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Process Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) COBOL
4 1 (7.14%) ABAP
4 1 (7.14%) Fortran
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSD
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) CCA
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CCEA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas File System
3 1 (7.14%) SRDF
3 1 (7.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.14%) EMC TimeFinder
2 1 (7.14%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
2 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
6 1 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) jBASE
6 1 (7.14%) hybris
6 1 (7.14%) Sun
6 1 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) BMC
6 1 (7.14%) CommVault
6 1 (7.14%) Veritas
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) Sage
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec
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