The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 19 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 64 70 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.03% 11.80% 21.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.20% 61.40% 65.43%
Number of salaries quoted 59 65 105
Median salary £32,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,700 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £51,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
125 114 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.50% 19.22% 32.87%
Number of salaries quoted 117 91 147
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,950 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £42,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Windows
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +6 22 £30,000 -16.66% 3
Burton-upon-Trent -2 10 £35,000 +41.41% 2
Lichfield -8 10 £24,500 -26.31%
Tamworth +16 7 £20,000 -46.66% 2
Stafford -2 5 £31,500 +57.50%
Cannock -7 1 £31,500 -42.72% 2
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 92 (53.18%) Microsoft
2 81 (46.82%) Active Directory
3 76 (43.93%) SQL Server
4 65 (37.57%) Windows Server
5 64 (36.99%) SQL
6 50 (28.90%) .NET
7 49 (28.32%) VMware
8 47 (27.17%) MS Excel
9 46 (26.59%) MS Exchange
10 38 (21.97%) Cisco
11 36 (20.81%) DHCP
12 35 (20.23%) C#
13 33 (19.08%) Linux
13 33 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (18.50%) ITIL
15 31 (17.92%) TCP/IP
16 30 (17.34%) VB.NET
16 30 (17.34%) SQL Server 2008
17 29 (16.76%) DNS
18 27 (15.61%) SQL Server 2005
19 26 (15.03%) VPN
19 26 (15.03%) LAN
19 26 (15.03%) WAN
19 26 (15.03%) MS Office
20 25 (14.45%) Firewall
21 24 (13.87%) Windows Server 2012
22 23 (13.29%) Office 365
22 23 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (13.29%) IIS
23 22 (12.72%) MVC

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (26.59%) MS Exchange
2 23 (13.29%) IIS
3 16 (9.25%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.20%) Apache
5 7 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.89%) Site Server
8 4 (2.31%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.58%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 47 (27.17%) MS Excel
2 26 (15.03%) MS Office
3 5 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.29%) Office 365
2 13 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.89%) Mimecast
4 4 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.31%) IaaS
4 4 (2.31%) PaaS
5 1 (0.58%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.81%) DHCP
2 31 (17.92%) TCP/IP
3 29 (16.76%) DNS
4 26 (15.03%) LAN
4 26 (15.03%) VPN
4 26 (15.03%) WAN
5 25 (14.45%) Firewall
6 20 (11.56%) VLAN
7 15 (8.67%) Network Security
8 14 (8.09%) SAN
9 11 (6.36%) HTTP
10 9 (5.20%) ICMP
10 9 (5.20%) SMTP
10 9 (5.20%) SSL
10 9 (5.20%) Telnet
11 5 (2.89%) BGP
11 5 (2.89%) EIGRP
11 5 (2.89%) VoIP
12 4 (2.31%) Broadband
12 4 (2.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (43.93%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (15.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (8.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (7.51%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (7.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (4.05%) MySQL
8 5 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.89%) SQL CLR
9 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.58%) Big Data
11 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.58%) Redis
11 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.05%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.31%) Moq
2 4 (2.31%) MSTest
2 4 (2.31%) NUnit
2 4 (2.31%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (2.31%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.73%) Retail
3 2 (1.16%) Finance
3 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (30.06%) Analyst
2 40 (23.12%) Support Analyst
3 37 (21.39%) Developer
4 26 (15.03%) Support Engineer
5 21 (12.14%) .NET Developer
5 21 (12.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 19 (10.98%) Technical Support
7 17 (9.83%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (8.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 15 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (8.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (7.51%) Technical Analyst
10 13 (7.51%) VB.NET Developer
11 12 (6.94%) Applications Support
11 12 (6.94%) Technical Support Analyst
12 11 (6.36%) IT Support
13 10 (5.78%) Applications Support Analyst
13 10 (5.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 10 (5.78%) SQL Analyst
13 10 (5.78%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (28.90%) .NET
2 18 (10.40%) ASP.NET
2 18 (10.40%) Web Services
3 14 (8.09%) jQuery
4 10 (5.78%) .NET Framework
5 8 (4.62%) CSS
6 7 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (4.05%) HTML
6 7 (4.05%) WCF
7 6 (3.47%) Entity Framework
7 6 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (2.89%) WinForms
9 4 (2.31%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (2.31%) Ninject
9 4 (2.31%) Spring.NET
9 4 (2.31%) Unity DI Container
9 4 (2.31%) WPF
10 2 (1.16%) Android SDK
10 2 (1.16%) iOS SDK
10 2 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.40%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.62%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.05%) iPhone
5 5 (2.89%) Clustering
5 5 (2.89%) User Experience
6 4 (2.31%) AS400
6 4 (2.31%) EPoS
6 4 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.31%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.16%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.58%) iPad
8 1 (0.58%) Life Science
8 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (37.57%) Windows Server
2 33 (19.08%) Linux
3 24 (13.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (11.56%) Windows 7
4 20 (11.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (10.98%) Unix
6 17 (9.83%) Windows XP
7 16 (9.25%) Android
8 13 (7.51%) Windows Vista
9 12 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (5.78%) SUSE
11 9 (5.20%) Apple iOS
12 7 (4.05%) Windows 10
12 7 (4.05%) Windows Phone
13 6 (3.47%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.50%) ITIL
2 22 (12.72%) MVC
3 14 (8.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (8.09%) Logistics
3 14 (8.09%) Project Planning
4 11 (6.36%) Migration
4 11 (6.36%) Ticket Management
5 9 (5.20%) Android Development
5 9 (5.20%) CRM
5 9 (5.20%) Data Security
5 9 (5.20%) iOS Development
6 8 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (4.62%) Service Management
7 7 (4.05%) Server Building
7 7 (4.05%) Web Development
8 6 (3.47%) Data Management
8 6 (3.47%) Data Protection
8 6 (3.47%) ERP
8 6 (3.47%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 64 (36.99%) SQL
2 35 (20.23%) C#
3 30 (17.34%) VB.NET
4 17 (9.83%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.94%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.20%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.62%) VB
8 7 (4.05%) F#
9 2 (1.16%) Java
10 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.62%) MCSE
4 7 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.73%) Degree
7 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.16%) MCSA
7 2 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.58%) CCNA
8 1 (0.58%) CCNP
8 1 (0.58%) MCP
8 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) SLA
2 3 (1.73%) QA
System Software
1 81 (46.82%) Active Directory
2 33 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.89%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.31%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.73%) XenApp
6 3 (1.73%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.73%) XenServer
7 2 (1.16%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (8.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (5.20%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.16%) SCCM
3 2 (1.16%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (53.18%) Microsoft
2 49 (28.32%) VMware
3 38 (21.97%) Cisco
4 19 (10.98%) Citrix
5 14 (8.09%) Symantec
6 11 (6.36%) HP
7 9 (5.20%) Brocade
7 9 (5.20%) EMC
7 9 (5.20%) IBM
7 9 (5.20%) Veeam
8 7 (4.05%) arcserve
9 6 (3.47%) SonicWALL
10 5 (2.89%) Acronis
10 5 (2.89%) Intel Security
10 5 (2.89%) Kaspersky
10 5 (2.89%) Proofpoint
10 5 (2.89%) Sage
10 5 (2.89%) Sophos
10 5 (2.89%) WatchGuard
10 5 (2.89%) Webroot
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Smarterways Ltd.
Salary: Up to £30 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 34k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago