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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 132 101 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.89% 16.26% 17.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.00% 87.07% 89.00%
Number of salaries quoted 116 93 84
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
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
200 116 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.65% 18.68% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 160 108 94
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £18,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +22 55 £32,500 - 5
Burton-upon-Trent 0 14 £43,000 +22.85% 1
Tamworth -4 14 £30,000 +50.00%
Lichfield 0 13 £21,250 -15.00% 1
Stafford -6 10 £38,750 +49.03% 5
Cannock +9 5 £26,000 -13.33% 2
Uttoxeter - 3 £40,000 -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 110 (46.81%) SQL
2 106 (45.11%) SQL Server
3 85 (36.17%) Active Directory
4 74 (31.49%) .NET
5 68 (28.94%) MS Excel
6 64 (27.23%) Microsoft
6 64 (27.23%) VMware
7 55 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (21.70%) C#
8 51 (21.70%) Citrix
9 47 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 43 (18.30%) LAN
10 43 (18.30%) MS Office
11 41 (17.45%) JavaScript
11 41 (17.45%) WAN
11 41 (17.45%) WinForms
11 41 (17.45%) SharePoint
12 40 (17.02%) VB.NET
13 38 (16.17%) Windows 7
13 38 (16.17%) Cisco
14 37 (15.74%) TCP/IP
15 35 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
16 33 (14.04%) MS Exchange
16 33 (14.04%) HTML
16 33 (14.04%) WPF
17 31 (13.19%) .NET Framework
18 30 (12.77%) DNS
19 28 (11.91%) Firewall
19 28 (11.91%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (11.91%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 41 (17.45%) SharePoint
2 33 (14.04%) MS Exchange
3 21 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 19 (8.09%) SharePoint Server
6 16 (6.81%) IIS
7 8 (3.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.98%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.98%) Apache
8 7 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.55%) Lync
10 4 (1.70%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.70%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.85%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.43%) Confluence
12 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 68 (28.94%) MS Excel
2 43 (18.30%) MS Office
3 5 (2.13%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.70%) MS Project
5 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (8.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.26%) Line 500
3 4 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.13%) Office 365
2 4 (1.70%) SaaS
3 2 (0.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (18.30%) LAN
2 41 (17.45%) WAN
3 37 (15.74%) TCP/IP
4 30 (12.77%) DNS
5 28 (11.91%) Firewall
6 15 (6.38%) DHCP
6 15 (6.38%) Internet
7 14 (5.96%) SAN
8 13 (5.53%) VPN
9 7 (2.98%) SNMP
9 7 (2.98%) Intranet
9 7 (2.98%) Wireless
9 7 (2.98%) VLAN
10 6 (2.55%) IP Telephony
10 6 (2.55%) VoIP
11 5 (2.13%) WLAN
12 3 (1.28%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.28%) Network Security
13 2 (0.85%) Structured Cabling
13 2 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (45.11%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.21%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.40%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.98%) MySQL
5 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.28%) Big Data
8 3 (1.28%) MS Access
9 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.43%) DTS
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (11.49%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.83%) NetAdvantage
2 9 (3.83%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (3.83%) LLBLGen Pro
3 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.43%) Subversion
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (8.09%) Finance
2 9 (3.83%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.28%) Games
3 3 (1.28%) Marketing
4 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.43%) Automotive
5 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (27.66%) Developer
2 34 (14.47%) Software Developer
3 30 (12.77%) Analyst
4 29 (12.34%) IT Support
5 25 (10.64%) Administrator
6 24 (10.21%) Support Engineer
7 19 (8.09%) .NET Developer
8 18 (7.66%) Support Analyst
9 17 (7.23%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (6.81%) 2nd Line Support
11 15 (6.38%) Senior Developer
11 15 (6.38%) Support Technician
12 11 (4.68%) Software Engineer
12 11 (4.68%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (4.68%) Service Analyst
12 11 (4.68%) IT Support Technician
12 11 (4.68%) IT Support Engineer
13 10 (4.26%) Applications Support
13 10 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (3.83%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (31.49%) .NET
2 47 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 41 (17.45%) WinForms
4 33 (14.04%) HTML
4 33 (14.04%) WPF
5 31 (13.19%) .NET Framework
6 19 (8.09%) LINQ
7 16 (6.81%) WF
8 13 (5.53%) XML
9 11 (4.68%) Web Services
9 11 (4.68%) jQuery
10 10 (4.26%) CSS
11 9 (3.83%) Silverlight
12 7 (2.98%) XSL
12 7 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (2.13%) Ajax
14 4 (1.70%) WCF
15 3 (1.28%) Kendo UI
15 3 (1.28%) Application Packaging
16 2 (0.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.09%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.40%) Clustering
2 8 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.55%) Blog
4 5 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.13%) Open Source
4 5 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.70%) Replication
5 4 (1.70%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.43%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.43%) Handset
7 1 (0.43%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.43%) Tandem
7 1 (0.43%) Statistics
7 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
2 38 (16.17%) Windows 7
3 35 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (11.91%) Windows XP
4 28 (11.91%) Windows 8
4 28 (11.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (9.79%) Linux
6 14 (5.96%) Apple iOS
7 13 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.40%) UNIX
9 7 (2.98%) CentOS
9 7 (2.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.13%) Solaris
11 4 (1.70%) Android
12 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.21%) E-Commerce
1 24 (10.21%) Web Development
2 23 (9.79%) CRM
3 22 (9.36%) ITIL
3 22 (9.36%) OO
4 18 (7.66%) Unit Testing
5 17 (7.23%) OOP
5 17 (7.23%) Workflow
6 14 (5.96%) ERP
7 13 (5.53%) Migration
7 13 (5.53%) Software Engineering
8 9 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (3.40%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.40%) Project Planning
9 8 (3.40%) Low Latency
10 7 (2.98%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (2.98%) Time Management
10 7 (2.98%) Performance Management
11 6 (2.55%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (2.13%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 110 (46.81%) SQL
2 51 (21.70%) C#
3 41 (17.45%) JavaScript
4 40 (17.02%) VB.NET
5 20 (8.51%) T-SQL
6 18 (7.66%) VB
7 12 (5.11%) VBA
8 9 (3.83%) VB6
9 7 (2.98%) Java
10 5 (2.13%) Erlang
10 5 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.13%) F#
10 5 (2.13%) Scala
10 5 (2.13%) Clojure
10 5 (2.13%) R
11 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (3.83%) Degree
3 8 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.55%) MCSE
5 5 (2.13%) MCSA
5 5 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.85%) MCITP
6 2 (0.85%) CCNA
6 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.43%) MCP
7 1 (0.43%) HND
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.43%) MCTS
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.81%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 85 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 28 (11.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.51%) vSphere
4 18 (7.66%) Hyper-V
5 13 (5.53%) XenApp
6 5 (2.13%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.28%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (2.98%) Nagios
1 7 (2.98%) WMI
2 5 (2.13%) SCCM
3 3 (1.28%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.85%) WSUS
5 1 (0.43%) Plesk
Vendors
1 64 (27.23%) Microsoft
1 64 (27.23%) VMware
2 51 (21.70%) Citrix
3 38 (16.17%) Cisco
4 20 (8.51%) Avaya
5 17 (7.23%) Apple
6 14 (5.96%) Red Hat
7 11 (4.68%) HP
8 10 (4.26%) Oracle
8 10 (4.26%) Sage
9 9 (3.83%) Infragistics
10 6 (2.55%) Remedy
11 4 (1.70%) Lotus
12 3 (1.28%) NetApp
12 3 (1.28%) Sun
12 3 (1.28%) EMC
12 3 (1.28%) Google
12 3 (1.28%) Brocade
12 3 (1.28%) LANDesk
12 3 (1.28%) Veeam
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-25k
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum + Car / Bonus / Laptop / Mobile
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Comp bens package
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Stafford
Networx Recruitment
Salary: c £40-45,000 package (to include pension)
Posted: 16 days ago
Stafford
Networx Recruitment
Salary: c £35,000 package (to include pension)
Posted: 16 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 18 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 22 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Staffordshire
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 45000 Per Annum
Posted: 25 days ago