The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 95 104 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.27% 15.01% 14.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.28% 73.24% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 88 94 76
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Windows
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
163 142 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.21% 20.49% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 135 115 85
Average salary £32,000 £27,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.31% -14.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Staffordshire region.

Windows Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Windows
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +12 35 £27,500 -6.77% 2
Tamworth -13 15 £32,500 +71.05% 1
Stafford -15 6 £31,500 +16.66% 2
Uttoxeter - 5 £22,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent +13 3 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Cannock +12 3 £27,500 -31.25%
Lichfield -12 3 £34,000 +51.11% 1
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 89 (43.84%) SQL
2 85 (41.87%) SQL Server
3 76 (37.44%) Active Directory
4 73 (35.96%) Microsoft
5 66 (32.51%) VMware
6 65 (32.02%) MS Excel
7 58 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (23.15%) .NET
9 44 (21.67%) MS Office
9 44 (21.67%) TCP/IP
9 44 (21.67%) Citrix
10 41 (20.20%) LAN
11 37 (18.23%) WAN
12 35 (17.24%) Windows 7
13 34 (16.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (16.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (16.26%) Windows XP
14 33 (16.26%) C#
15 31 (15.27%) Windows 8
16 30 (14.78%) MS Exchange
16 30 (14.78%) DNS
17 29 (14.29%) ASP.NET
17 29 (14.29%) Firewall
18 28 (13.79%) Cisco
18 28 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
18 28 (13.79%) Hyper-V
19 26 (12.81%) SQL Server 2008
20 25 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (12.32%) ITIL
20 25 (12.32%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 30 (14.78%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (7.39%) IIS
4 13 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.40%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.96%) Apache
7 5 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.99%) CMS
8 2 (0.99%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.99%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.49%) Lync
9 1 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 65 (32.02%) MS Excel
2 44 (21.67%) MS Office
3 5 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.40%) SaaS
2 6 (2.96%) Office 365
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (21.67%) TCP/IP
2 41 (20.20%) LAN
3 37 (18.23%) WAN
4 30 (14.78%) DNS
5 29 (14.29%) Firewall
6 16 (7.88%) DHCP
7 14 (6.90%) VPN
7 14 (6.90%) Wireless
8 11 (5.42%) Internet
9 10 (4.93%) SAN
10 7 (3.45%) VLAN
11 6 (2.96%) Intranet
11 6 (2.96%) SNMP
12 3 (1.48%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.99%) VoIP
13 2 (0.99%) Broadband
14 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
14 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
14 1 (0.49%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (41.87%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.88%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.94%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.45%) MySQL
6 7 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.96%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.48%) MS Access
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.49%) Hudson
4 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 16 (7.88%) Finance
2 9 (4.43%) Back Office
3 7 (3.45%) Marketing
4 5 (2.46%) Games
5 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.48%) Advertising
5 3 (1.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (23.65%) Analyst
2 30 (14.78%) Developer
3 27 (13.30%) Support Analyst
4 24 (11.82%) IT Support
5 22 (10.84%) Support Engineer
6 19 (9.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (7.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (7.39%) .NET Developer
8 15 (7.39%) Support Technician
9 14 (6.90%) Consultant
10 13 (6.40%) Administrator
11 11 (5.42%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (5.42%) C# Developer
12 9 (4.43%) Technical Support
13 8 (3.94%) Service Desk Analyst
13 8 (3.94%) IT Support Technician
13 8 (3.94%) Service Analyst
13 8 (3.94%) Applications Support
13 8 (3.94%) Architect
13 8 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.15%) .NET
2 29 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 25 (12.32%) HTML
4 19 (9.36%) CSS
4 19 (9.36%) .NET Framework
5 18 (8.87%) WinForms
6 14 (6.90%) jQuery
7 13 (6.40%) Ajax
8 12 (5.91%) HTML5
9 9 (4.43%) WPF
10 8 (3.94%) Web Services
10 8 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (2.46%) LINQ
12 5 (2.46%) XML
12 5 (2.46%) XSL
13 3 (1.48%) WCF
13 3 (1.48%) CSS3
14 1 (0.49%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.97%) Statistics
6 3 (1.48%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.48%) Replication
6 3 (1.48%) Clustering
7 2 (0.99%) Tandem
7 2 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (0.99%) Handset
7 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.99%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.49%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.49%) Wiki
8 1 (0.49%) Blog
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.49%) EPoS
8 1 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 58 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 35 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 34 (16.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (16.26%) Windows XP
5 31 (15.27%) Windows 8
6 28 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (6.90%) Apple iOS
8 13 (6.40%) Linux
9 9 (4.43%) UNIX
10 8 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.99%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.99%) Solaris
11 2 (0.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.99%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.99%) CentOS
12 1 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (12.32%) ITIL
2 19 (9.36%) OO
3 17 (8.37%) Web Development
4 11 (5.42%) Infrastructure Management
4 11 (5.42%) OOP
4 11 (5.42%) Project Management
4 11 (5.42%) Service Delivery
4 11 (5.42%) MVC
5 10 (4.93%) E-Commerce
5 10 (4.93%) Unit Testing
6 9 (4.43%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (4.43%) SOA
7 8 (3.94%) Time Management
8 7 (3.45%) Database Tuning
8 7 (3.45%) Line Management
9 6 (2.96%) ERP
9 6 (2.96%) Performance Management
10 5 (2.46%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (2.46%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (2.46%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 89 (43.84%) SQL
2 33 (16.26%) C#
3 23 (11.33%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.34%) VB.NET
5 20 (9.85%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.45%) VB
7 4 (1.97%) Java
8 3 (1.48%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.48%) VBA
9 2 (0.99%) VB6
9 2 (0.99%) C
9 2 (0.99%) C++
9 2 (0.99%) PHP
10 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.90%) MCITP
3 9 (4.43%) Degree
3 9 (4.43%) MCSE
4 7 (3.45%) MCSA
4 7 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.45%) CCNA
4 7 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.45%) MCTS
5 6 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.48%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.48%) MCP
6 3 (1.48%) CISSP
7 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) CCNP
8 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.37%) SLA
2 8 (3.94%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.99%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.99%) QA
5 1 (0.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 76 (37.44%) Active Directory
2 34 (16.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.45%) XenApp
5 5 (2.46%) vSphere
6 4 (1.97%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.48%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.96%) WMI
2 2 (0.99%) Nagios
2 2 (0.99%) SCCM
2 2 (0.99%) SCOM
3 1 (0.49%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.49%) Plesk
3 1 (0.49%) Sysprep
3 1 (0.49%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 73 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 66 (32.51%) VMware
3 44 (21.67%) Citrix
4 28 (13.79%) Cisco
5 17 (8.37%) Avaya
6 15 (7.39%) Apple
7 8 (3.94%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.94%) Oracle
8 6 (2.96%) Sun
9 5 (2.46%) Veeam
10 4 (1.97%) HP
11 2 (0.99%) Nortel
11 2 (0.99%) NetApp
11 2 (0.99%) Pegasus
11 2 (0.99%) Lotus
11 2 (0.99%) Genesys
11 2 (0.99%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.99%) McAfee
11 2 (0.99%) Websense
11 2 (0.99%) LANDesk
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Qualification Allowance + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35-45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Staffordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago