The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Smethwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank - 4 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Smethwick - 16.67% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £21,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Smethwick region.

Operating Systems Category
Smethwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Smethwick - 16.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £21,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Smethwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Smethwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Smethwick

Windows
Salary Trend in Smethwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Smethwick region.

Windows Salary Trend in Smethwick

Windows
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Smethwick

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Smethwick 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) OLTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Smethwick by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Smethwick 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OLTP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft