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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 105 93 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.27% 14.69% 19.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 80.87% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 103 89 85
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 £22,500 £19,380 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,314 £40,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
175 115 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.78% 18.17% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 150 108 100
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +13 35 £27,000 -16.92% 4
Tamworth -1 17 £31,500 +50.00% 4
Burton-upon-Trent -8 15 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Lichfield -2 6 £31,500 +57.50% 4
Cannock -7 6 £35,250 -11.87%
Stafford -9 3 £30,000 +15.38% 2
Rugeley - 2 £31,786 -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 118 (54.13%) SQL
2 99 (45.41%) .NET
3 97 (44.50%) SQL Server
4 72 (33.03%) Active Directory
5 60 (27.52%) ASP.NET
6 59 (27.06%) C#
7 53 (24.31%) WinForms
8 52 (23.85%) VB.NET
9 50 (22.94%) Microsoft
10 47 (21.56%) MS Excel
11 45 (20.64%) .NET Framework
12 38 (17.43%) JavaScript
13 37 (16.97%) Citrix
14 34 (15.60%) VMware
14 34 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 33 (15.14%) MS Office
15 33 (15.14%) Web Services
16 29 (13.30%) HTML
16 29 (13.30%) LAN
17 28 (12.84%) WAN
18 27 (12.39%) WPF
19 26 (11.93%) T-SQL
19 26 (11.93%) WCF
20 25 (11.47%) Relational Database
20 25 (11.47%) IIS
20 25 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
21 24 (11.01%) Visual Studio
22 23 (10.55%) DNS
23 22 (10.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
23 22 (10.09%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 25 (11.47%) IIS
2 22 (10.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 18 (8.26%) SharePoint
4 15 (6.88%) MS Exchange
5 13 (5.96%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.75%) Lync
7 6 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.83%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.83%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.92%) Apache
10 2 (0.92%) SAS
11 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.46%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 47 (21.56%) MS Excel
2 33 (15.14%) MS Office
3 4 (1.83%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.92%) InDesign
5 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.83%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.30%) LAN
2 28 (12.84%) WAN
3 23 (10.55%) DNS
4 18 (8.26%) TCP/IP
5 14 (6.42%) Firewall
6 13 (5.96%) SAN
7 11 (5.05%) DHCP
8 9 (4.13%) VPN
9 8 (3.67%) VLAN
10 6 (2.75%) LDAP
11 5 (2.29%) VoIP
11 5 (2.29%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (2.29%) Internet
12 4 (1.83%) Intranet
12 4 (1.83%) WLAN
13 3 (1.38%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.38%) HTTP
13 3 (1.38%) Network Security
14 2 (0.92%) Asterisk PBX
14 2 (0.92%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (44.50%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.47%) Relational Database
3 17 (7.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.59%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.67%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.75%) MySQL
10 5 (2.29%) DTS
10 5 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.92%) OLTP
14 1 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (11.01%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.50%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.67%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (1.83%) MSTest
6 3 (1.38%) LLBLGen Pro
6 3 (1.38%) NetAdvantage
6 3 (1.38%) Subversion
6 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (8.26%) Finance
2 11 (5.05%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (3.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.38%) Retail
5 2 (0.92%) Marketing
5 2 (0.92%) Advertising
5 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.92%) Automotive
6 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 80 (36.70%) Developer
2 47 (21.56%) Software Developer
3 32 (14.68%) Analyst
4 30 (13.76%) .NET Developer
5 22 (10.09%) IT Support
6 21 (9.63%) Support Engineer
7 19 (8.72%) Senior Developer
8 17 (7.80%) Support Analyst
9 16 (7.34%) Software Engineer
10 15 (6.88%) Administrator
10 15 (6.88%) .NET Software Engineer
11 13 (5.96%) Programmer
11 13 (5.96%) Service Analyst
11 13 (5.96%) Service Desk Analyst
12 12 (5.50%) C# Software Engineer
12 12 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (5.50%) VB.NET Developer
12 12 (5.50%) .NET Programmer
12 12 (5.50%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (5.50%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (45.41%) .NET
2 60 (27.52%) ASP.NET
3 53 (24.31%) WinForms
4 45 (20.64%) .NET Framework
5 33 (15.14%) Web Services
6 29 (13.30%) HTML
7 27 (12.39%) WPF
8 26 (11.93%) WCF
9 21 (9.63%) jQuery
10 20 (9.17%) WF
11 12 (5.50%) CSS
11 12 (5.50%) LINQ
12 10 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (4.59%) XML
12 10 (4.59%) XSL
12 10 (4.59%) Ajax
13 7 (3.21%) HTML5
14 3 (1.38%) REST
14 3 (1.38%) CSS3
14 3 (1.38%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.63%) Blackberry
2 16 (7.34%) N-Tier
3 12 (5.50%) Replication
4 5 (2.29%) Clustering
4 5 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.83%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.83%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.38%) Open Source
6 3 (1.38%) Blog
7 2 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.92%) Social Media
7 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.92%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.46%) EPoS
8 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (10.09%) Windows 7
3 20 (9.17%) Windows 8
3 20 (9.17%) Linux
3 20 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (7.80%) Windows XP
5 10 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.67%) Debian
6 8 (3.67%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.75%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.29%) CentOS
8 5 (2.29%) UNIX
9 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.38%) Solaris
10 3 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.46%) Android
11 1 (0.46%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (9.63%) E-Commerce
2 21 (9.63%) Unit Testing
3 20 (9.17%) OO
4 19 (8.72%) Software Engineering
5 16 (7.34%) ITIL
6 15 (6.88%) Web Development
7 14 (6.42%) CRM
8 13 (5.96%) OOP
9 11 (5.05%) Information Management
10 10 (4.59%) Workflow
10 10 (4.59%) SOA
11 9 (4.13%) ERP
11 9 (4.13%) Low Latency
12 8 (3.67%) Business Analysis
13 7 (3.21%) MVC
14 6 (2.75%) Scrum
14 6 (2.75%) Software Deployment
15 5 (2.29%) Performance Monitoring
15 5 (2.29%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 118 (54.13%) SQL
2 59 (27.06%) C#
3 52 (23.85%) VB.NET
4 38 (17.43%) JavaScript
5 26 (11.93%) T-SQL
6 19 (8.72%) VB
7 13 (5.96%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.29%) VB6
9 3 (1.38%) Erlang
9 3 (1.38%) F#
9 3 (1.38%) Scala
9 3 (1.38%) Clojure
9 3 (1.38%) R
9 3 (1.38%) VBA
9 3 (1.38%) PHP
10 1 (0.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (9.63%) Degree
2 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.21%) MCSE
4 6 (2.75%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.83%) MCSA
5 4 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.38%) CCNA
6 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.38%) MCITP
7 2 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.46%) MCTS
8 1 (0.46%) HND
8 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.75%) SLA
2 4 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 72 (33.03%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.88%) vSphere
3 14 (6.42%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (4.13%) XenApp
6 6 (2.75%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.67%) WSUS
2 5 (2.29%) Nagios
3 4 (1.83%) SCCM
4 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 50 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.97%) Citrix
3 34 (15.60%) VMware
4 21 (9.63%) Cisco
5 19 (8.72%) Oracle
6 13 (5.96%) Apple
7 8 (3.67%) HP
7 8 (3.67%) Talend
8 6 (2.75%) Avaya
9 5 (2.29%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.29%) Infragistics
10 4 (1.83%) Lotus
10 4 (1.83%) Sage
11 2 (0.92%) Symantec
11 2 (0.92%) Remedy
11 2 (0.92%) EMC
11 2 (0.92%) NetApp
11 2 (0.92%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.92%) SAP
11 2 (0.92%) Adobe
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Culina Logistics
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Stafford
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: £47,000 per annum circa - Grade 7
Posted: 18 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
euro car parts
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Staffordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 25 days ago