The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Redditch region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 24 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 7.69% 8.62% 26.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 100.00% 73.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 17
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £28,500 £39,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
Worcestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 11.54% 8.62% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 21
Average salary £43,596 £28,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.96% -8.06%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Redditch region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

Windows
Salary Trend in Redditch

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Redditch region.

Windows Salary Trend in Redditch

Windows
Salary Histogram in Redditch

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Redditch region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Redditch

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 (55.56%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) OOP
2 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (27.78%) MUMPS
3 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) Delphi
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) VB
3 5 (27.78%) Internet
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) IVR
3 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 5 (27.78%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (22.22%) WCF
4 4 (22.22%) IIS
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) IIS
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
1 5 (27.78%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (11.11%) Informix
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.11%) Hudson
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) XML
1 4 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) OOP
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Delphi
2 5 (27.78%) VB
2 5 (27.78%) MUMPS
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Dell