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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 7.89% 33.33% 6.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 80.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 1
Average salary £31,500 £27,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
24 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 31.58% 41.67% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 3
Average salary £39,000 £22,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.33% +2.27%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stafford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) MS Office
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 4 (23.53%) Citrix
8 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
8 4 (23.53%) IIS
8 4 (23.53%) Workflow
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
8 4 (23.53%) XenApp
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (17.65%) Firewall
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (11.76%) Sun
10 2 (11.76%) MS Access
10 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
10 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
10 2 (11.76%) ETL
10 2 (11.76%) UML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.88%) FTP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) ADSL
4 1 (5.88%) PSTN
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) MS Access
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Application Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) VxWorks
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Workflow
2 2 (11.76%) Validation
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management
2 2 (11.76%) Web Development
2 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) UML
2 2 (11.76%) ETL
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Time Management
2 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.76%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Server Building
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VBA
2 2 (11.76%) C
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Sun
4 2 (11.76%) Veeam
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