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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 5.88% 11.11% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 54.55% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 0
Average salary £30,000 £26,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
11 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 21.57% 20.37% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 1
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Debian
4 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (34.78%) Ubuntu
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (34.78%) Degree
4 8 (34.78%) WSUS
4 8 (34.78%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (34.78%) Talend
5 7 (30.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) IIS
5 7 (30.43%) Web Services
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) DHCP
6 6 (26.09%) DNS
6 6 (26.09%) LDAP
6 6 (26.09%) Replication
6 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
6 6 (26.09%) Software Deployment
7 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (21.74%) MSTest
7 5 (21.74%) QA
7 5 (21.74%) WCF

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (30.43%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (8.70%) InDesign
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DHCP
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
1 6 (26.09%) LDAP
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) Intranet
2 2 (8.70%) VLAN
3 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (30.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) MSTest
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Technical Support
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
2 5 (21.74%) Software Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Designer
4 3 (13.04%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Web Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) WCF
4 2 (8.70%) WinForms
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) EPoS
2 2 (8.70%) Social Media
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
1 8 (34.78%) Debian
1 8 (34.78%) Ubuntu
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Software Deployment
3 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Usability Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
3 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) UML
4 2 (8.70%) Data Security
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) VB6
5 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
2 1 (4.35%) XenServer
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Talend
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
Stafford
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago