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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 7.69% 8.70% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 80.00% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £22,000 - £32,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 - £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,450 - £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
8 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 15.38% 10.87% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 5
Average salary £22,000 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £42,500 £22,500
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 9 February 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) OOP
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Subversion
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (38.46%) Mac OS
3 5 (38.46%) Docker
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Office 365
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) PowerShell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) VoIP
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Graduate
2 5 (38.46%) Graduate Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Graduate Java Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Mac OS
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) OO
1 5 (38.46%) OOP
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCDST
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Docker
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
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