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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 23 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 10.29% 12.82% 24.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.78% 100.00% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 12
Average salary £22,125 £31,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.76% +3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £39,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 13.24% 12.82% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 15
Average salary £23,000 £32,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.12% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,596 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 1 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Redditch

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) IIS
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) MySQL
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) VB
5 2 (14.29%) Delphi
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) Informix
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (35.71%) IIS
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Informix
2 2 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Hudson
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) OOP
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB
3 2 (14.29%) MUMPS
3 2 (14.29%) Delphi
3 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Dell