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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 77 111 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.42% 20.63% 15.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.64% 67.68% 73.87%
Number of salaries quoted 71 97 80
Average salary £36,000 £27,500 £29,749
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.90% -7.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
106 164 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.10% 30.48% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 96 131 108
Average salary £37,750 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.15% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,000 £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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -15 17 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Burton-upon-Trent +2 16 £31,000 +24.00% 1
Lichfield -1 15 £35,000 +66.66% 5
Tamworth -16 4 £45,000 +74.75% 5
Cannock 0 2 £55,000 +131.57%
Stafford -12 2 £22,500 -43.75%
Leek - 1 £40,000 -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 73 (49.32%) SQL Server
2 65 (43.92%) .NET
3 60 (40.54%) Windows Server
4 52 (35.14%) VMware
5 48 (32.43%) SQL
6 46 (31.08%) Microsoft
7 43 (29.05%) .NET Framework
8 42 (28.38%) Active Directory
9 36 (24.32%) C#
10 34 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (20.27%) WinForms
11 30 (20.27%) WCF
12 27 (18.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (17.57%) Hyper-V
13 26 (17.57%) MVC
14 25 (16.89%) VB.NET
15 24 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (15.54%) Finance
16 23 (15.54%) MS Office
16 23 (15.54%) MS Exchange
16 23 (15.54%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (13.51%) WPF
18 19 (12.84%) Cisco
18 19 (12.84%) ASP.NET
19 18 (12.16%) Degree
20 17 (11.49%) Migration
20 17 (11.49%) T-SQL
21 16 (10.81%) MS Excel
21 16 (10.81%) Citrix
21 16 (10.81%) N-Tier

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 23 (15.54%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.14%) IIS
3 14 (9.46%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.08%) Site Server
5 7 (4.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.03%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (15.54%) MS Office
2 16 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.03%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.14%) SAN
2 14 (9.46%) Firewall
3 13 (8.78%) Internet
4 11 (7.43%) VLAN
5 9 (6.08%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.41%) DNS
6 8 (5.41%) LAN
6 8 (5.41%) Unified Communications
6 8 (5.41%) WAN
7 7 (4.73%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (4.73%) DHCP
8 6 (4.05%) iSCSI
8 6 (4.05%) VoIP
9 5 (3.38%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (2.70%) Ethernet
10 4 (2.70%) Wireless
11 3 (2.03%) VPN
12 2 (1.35%) IPv4
13 1 (0.68%) DSL
13 1 (0.68%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (49.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (8.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (7.43%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.05%) SQL CLR
6 2 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.68%) MySQL
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (9.46%) Visual Studio
2 13 (8.78%) NUnit
3 10 (6.76%) Moq
3 10 (6.76%) MSTest
3 10 (6.76%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.03%) NSubstitute
5 3 (2.03%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.68%) Hudson
General
1 23 (15.54%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Back Office
3 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (33.11%) Developer
2 35 (23.65%) .NET Developer
3 20 (13.51%) Analyst
4 19 (12.84%) IT Support
4 19 (12.84%) VB.NET Developer
5 18 (12.16%) Support Engineer
6 13 (8.78%) Support Analyst
7 12 (8.11%) .NET Architect
7 12 (8.11%) .NET Software Developer
7 12 (8.11%) Architect
7 12 (8.11%) Data Architect
7 12 (8.11%) Data Integration Architect
7 12 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (8.11%) Integration Architect
7 12 (8.11%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.11%) Systems Architect
7 12 (8.11%) Systems Integration Architect
8 11 (7.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 11 (7.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 11 (7.43%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (43.92%) .NET
2 43 (29.05%) .NET Framework
3 30 (20.27%) WCF
3 30 (20.27%) WinForms
4 20 (13.51%) WPF
5 19 (12.84%) ASP.NET
6 13 (8.78%) Ninject
7 11 (7.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (6.76%) Castle Windsor
8 10 (6.76%) Entity Framework
8 10 (6.76%) Razor View Engine
8 10 (6.76%) Spring.NET
8 10 (6.76%) Unity DI Container
9 9 (6.08%) jQuery
9 9 (6.08%) Web Services
10 8 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (3.38%) HTML
14 4 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.81%) N-Tier
2 15 (10.14%) Data Integration
3 13 (8.78%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (4.73%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.38%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.03%) EMC VNX
7 3 (2.03%) EMC VNXe
7 3 (2.03%) EPoS
7 3 (2.03%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.35%) CMDB
8 2 (1.35%) Tandem
8 2 (1.35%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) Social Media
9 1 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 60 (40.54%) Windows Server
2 34 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (18.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (15.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (9.46%) Windows 7
6 13 (8.78%) Linux
7 8 (5.41%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.38%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.70%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.35%) Android
10 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.57%) MVC
2 17 (11.49%) Migration
3 16 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (10.81%) OOD
4 14 (9.46%) ERP
4 14 (9.46%) OO
5 13 (8.78%) Dependency Injection
6 12 (8.11%) Business Analysis
6 12 (8.11%) Data Architecture
6 12 (8.11%) TDD
7 11 (7.43%) ITIL
7 11 (7.43%) SDLC
8 10 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (6.76%) Kanban
8 10 (6.76%) Multithreading
8 10 (6.76%) MVVM
8 10 (6.76%) Scrum
8 10 (6.76%) Web Application Development
9 9 (6.08%) Project Management
9 9 (6.08%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.43%) SQL
2 36 (24.32%) C#
3 25 (16.89%) VB.NET
4 17 (11.49%) T-SQL
5 11 (7.43%) VB
6 10 (6.76%) JavaScript
6 10 (6.76%) VB6
7 6 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.03%) XAML
9 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.68%) Java
9 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (12.16%) Degree
2 13 (8.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (7.43%) MCSE
4 10 (6.76%) CCNA
4 10 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.76%) MCITP
5 7 (4.73%) MCP
5 7 (4.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.70%) CCA
6 4 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.03%) CCNP
7 3 (2.03%) MCSA
7 3 (2.03%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (28.38%) Active Directory
2 26 (17.57%) Hyper-V
3 24 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.05%) vSphere
5 5 (3.38%) XenApp
6 2 (1.35%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.35%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (8.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 52 (35.14%) VMware
2 46 (31.08%) Microsoft
3 19 (12.84%) Cisco
4 16 (10.81%) Citrix
5 12 (8.11%) Intel Security
6 8 (5.41%) NetApp
7 4 (2.70%) DevExpress
7 4 (2.70%) Oracle
8 3 (2.03%) Avaya
8 3 (2.03%) Dell
8 3 (2.03%) Dell KACE
8 3 (2.03%) EMC
8 3 (2.03%) SAP
9 2 (1.35%) Cognos
9 2 (1.35%) HP
9 2 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.35%) Nintex
10 1 (0.68%) Lotus
10 1 (0.68%) Mitel
10 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Outsource UK
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + flexi working, health, parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + Car allow + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Burton on Trent
Healthcare at Home
Salary: £18,000 to £19,500 depending on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Holidays.
Posted: 19 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM plc
Salary: £16500 - £19500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago