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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.26% 11.67% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.23% 65.63% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 6
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £29,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
13 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.93% 17.78% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 24
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) UNIX
4 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) Citrix
5 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (33.33%) vSphere
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (27.78%) SAN
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
6 5 (27.78%) MCSE
6 5 (27.78%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) MVC
7 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (22.22%) Web Development
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) Solaris
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 4 (22.22%) CSS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) NetWeaver
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) MPLS
3 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 2 (11.11%) PABX
4 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) WLAN
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) MaxDB
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) PeopleTools
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Support Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Release Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) jQuery
2 4 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (11.11%) XMPP
3 2 (11.11%) VXML
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Graphic Design
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.56%) Symmetrix
2 1 (5.56%) Celerra
2 1 (5.56%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) UNIX
3 4 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) HPUX
5 1 (5.56%) SUSE
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Web Development
2 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) Network Design
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Process Management
5 1 (5.56%) E-business
5 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
2 3 (16.67%) C
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) ABAP
4 1 (5.56%) PeopleCode
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) MCSE
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) CCA
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCEA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) NCIE
3 1 (5.56%) VCP5
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCSD
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (33.33%) vSphere
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
2 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 3 (16.67%) XenServer
3 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.56%) NFS
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas File System
4 1 (5.56%) SRDF
4 1 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.56%) SCDPM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.56%) EMC TimeFinder
2 1 (5.56%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.11%) Symantec
7 1 (5.56%) Brocade
7 1 (5.56%) hybris
7 1 (5.56%) Sage
7 1 (5.56%) Veritas
7 1 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) BMC
7 1 (5.56%) CommVault
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) Sun
7 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
Midlands
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago