The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Redditch region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 19 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 8.33% 26.23% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 84.21% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 8
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 8.33% 31.15% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 10
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Worcestershire

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 28 July 2014, 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 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) Internet
2 10 (43.48%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) Delphi
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) VB
2 10 (43.48%) OOP
2 10 (43.48%) MUMPS
2 10 (43.48%) IVR
2 10 (43.48%) Retail
2 10 (43.48%) InterSystems Cache
2 10 (43.48%) Logistics
2 10 (43.48%) RedPrairie
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) WLAN
4 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) VLAN
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) WLAN
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) VLAN
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) SMTP
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (43.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Software Developer
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Support Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Technical Support
1 10 (43.48%) Technical Support Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Network Administrator
3 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
3 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) OOP
1 10 (43.48%) Logistics
2 2 (8.70%) Network Design
3 1 (4.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
1 10 (43.48%) Delphi
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
1 10 (43.48%) VB
1 10 (43.48%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.35%) MCITP
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) RedPrairie
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - Excellent benefits
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