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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 12.50% 22.22% 5.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 92.31% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
5 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 12.50% 24.07% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 26
Average salary - £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (68.75%) VB
2 10 (62.50%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) Delphi
2 10 (62.50%) OOP
2 10 (62.50%) MUMPS
2 10 (62.50%) Internet
2 10 (62.50%) IVR
2 10 (62.50%) InterSystems Cache
2 10 (62.50%) Retail
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) IIS
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (12.50%) JSF
5 2 (12.50%) Maven
5 2 (12.50%) VLAN
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) GlassFish
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (12.50%) VLAN
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) WLAN
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) Informix
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Maven
1 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 2 (12.50%) Toad
1 2 (12.50%) PVCS
1 2 (12.50%) Hudson
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 10 (62.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Software Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) IT Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
5 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JSF
1 2 (12.50%) JMS
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) JSP
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) XSD
1 2 (12.50%) JPA
1 2 (12.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) OOP
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) VB
2 10 (62.50%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) Delphi
2 10 (62.50%) MUMPS
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Mitel
Redditch, Worcestershire
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