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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 11 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 14.10% 11.11% 11.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.74% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 4
Average salary £40,000 £26,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £37,500 £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
27 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 34.62% 11.11% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 6
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,000 £37,500
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 4 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stafford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) Citrix
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) XenApp
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Veeam
7 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 3 (18.75%) Coaching
8 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
8 3 (18.75%) Migration
9 2 (12.50%) Replication
9 2 (12.50%) Network Design
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Application Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Ajax
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
1 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) VxWorks
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
2 3 (18.75%) Coaching
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBA
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) XenApp
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Citrix
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Veeam
5 2 (12.50%) Sun
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