The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 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 Stafford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 21.74% 14.81% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.91% 57.14% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £24,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 23.91% 25.93% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 3
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Staffordshire

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

Windows
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

Windows Salary Trend in Stafford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 8 (36.36%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (36.36%) Ubuntu
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (36.36%) Talend
4 8 (36.36%) Linux
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 8 (36.36%) Debian
4 8 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) IIS
5 7 (31.82%) Web Services
5 7 (31.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
5 7 (31.82%) WSUS
6 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 6 (27.27%) Software Deployment
6 6 (27.27%) LDAP
6 6 (27.27%) DHCP
6 6 (27.27%) DNS
6 6 (27.27%) Replication
7 5 (22.73%) UML
7 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
7 5 (22.73%) MSTest
7 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 7 (31.82%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (9.09%) InDesign
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) LDAP
1 6 (27.27%) DHCP
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) VLAN
2 2 (9.09%) Intranet
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (31.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (22.73%) MSTest
2 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) Technical Support
2 5 (22.73%) Tester
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Tester
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Junior
4 3 (13.64%) Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior DBA
5 2 (9.09%) DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Web Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) Web Services
3 5 (22.73%) WCF
4 3 (13.64%) WinForms
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Social Media
2 2 (9.09%) EPoS
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Ubuntu
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
1 8 (36.36%) Debian
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Software Deployment
2 5 (22.73%) UML
2 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
2 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Usability Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
2 5 (22.73%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Data Security
3 2 (9.09%) ETL
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.09%) VB6
4 2 (9.09%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Xen
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Talend
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam