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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 12 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 15.79% 26.00% 13.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 76.47% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 2
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
12 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 15.79% 34.00% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 4
Average salary £32,000 £30,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.91% -15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 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 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) Internet
2 8 (40.00%) IVR
2 8 (40.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) Delphi
2 8 (40.00%) VB
2 8 (40.00%) OOP
2 8 (40.00%) MUMPS
2 8 (40.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 8 (40.00%) Retail
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) IIS
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (25.00%) DNS
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) WLAN
4 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (25.00%) Network Security
4 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (25.00%) Network Design
4 5 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (25.00%) VLAN
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (20.00%) Logistics

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Internet
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) Wireless
3 5 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (25.00%) VLAN
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (25.00%) Network Security
3 5 (25.00%) WLAN
3 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) SMTP
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Informix
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) PVCS
1 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.00%) Toad
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
1 2 (10.00%) Hudson
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Administrator
3 6 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Support
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Support
5 3 (15.00%) IT Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) JSP
1 2 (10.00%) XML
1 2 (10.00%) XSD
1 2 (10.00%) JMS
1 2 (10.00%) JSF
1 2 (10.00%) Java EE
1 2 (10.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) IVR
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) OOP
2 5 (25.00%) Network Design
3 4 (20.00%) Logistics
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C#
1 8 (40.00%) Delphi
1 8 (40.00%) VB
1 8 (40.00%) MUMPS
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (30.00%) Citrix
2 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) RedPrairie
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) JBoss
6 1 (5.00%) Mitel
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec
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