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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 16 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 21.62% 18.18% 13.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.26% 100.00% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 6
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 £25,500 £21,976 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,950 £26,000 £31,500
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
27 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 36.49% 18.18% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 7
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 £22,500 £21,976 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,250 £34,050
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 23 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stafford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) Citrix
2 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (31.58%) XenApp
5 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 5 (26.32%) Firewall
6 5 (26.32%) MS Office
6 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (21.05%) Veeam
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.79%) Coaching
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) LAN
8 3 (15.79%) WAN
9 2 (10.53%) Ethernet

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
4 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) MS Access
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) C# Application Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) XML
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) VxWorks
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.79%) Coaching
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) ETL
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) UML
3 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
3 2 (10.53%) Web Development
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VBA
2 2 (10.53%) C
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) XenApp
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Citrix
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Veeam
5 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.26%) Apple
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + pension, gym, progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Cyber Media Solutions Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum , plus pension benefit
Posted: 11 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Comp bens package
Posted: 13 days ago
Stafford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago