The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 12 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 18.18% 19.48% 16.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.55% 93.75% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 10
Average salary £38,750 £26,000 £18,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.03% +42.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £19,748 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,000 £28,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Windows
Staffordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 33.33% 20.78% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 11
Average salary £36,250 £26,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.42% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,490 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,900 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Stafford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Stafford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stafford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (40.00%) XenApp
5 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) MS Office
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) Veeam
7 3 (20.00%) LAN
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (13.33%) C#
8 2 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (13.33%) VBA
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) CSS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) MS Access
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Network Design
2 2 (13.33%) Web Development
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) XenApp
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Veeam
6 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
6 2 (13.33%) Sun
7 1 (6.67%) Apple
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