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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 20 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 5.33% 8.70% 14.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 36.36% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 5
Average salary £45,000 £27,750 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.16% +4.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,400 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £30,000 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
4 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 5.33% 23.91% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 9
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £50,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 2 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stafford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) UNIX
6 2 (20.00%) ADSL
6 2 (20.00%) PSTN
6 2 (20.00%) SMTP
6 2 (20.00%) FTP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) SaaS
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (10.00%) Algorithms

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SMTP
1 2 (20.00%) FTP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) ADSL
1 2 (20.00%) PSTN
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior WPF Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) WinForms
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
1 1 (10.00%) WPF
1 1 (10.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Workflow
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware