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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 98 94 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.41% 15.91% 13.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.04% 70.15% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 90 87 66
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £41,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £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
166 134 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.10% 22.67% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 141 111 73
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +9 39 £27,500 -5.17% 2
Tamworth -16 16 £33,250 +22.01% 1
Cannock +8 8 £27,500 -27.63%
Uttoxeter - 4 £24,250 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +6 3 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Lichfield -15 3 £34,000 +18.26%
Stafford -16 2 £35,000 +20.68% 2
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 98 (43.75%) SQL
2 95 (42.41%) SQL Server
3 79 (35.27%) Active Directory
4 74 (33.04%) Microsoft
5 69 (30.80%) MS Excel
6 67 (29.91%) VMware
7 59 (26.34%) .NET
7 59 (26.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (23.66%) Citrix
9 50 (22.32%) TCP/IP
10 48 (21.43%) MS Office
11 45 (20.09%) LAN
12 43 (19.20%) WAN
13 42 (18.75%) C#
14 40 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 36 (16.07%) Windows 7
16 35 (15.63%) ASP.NET
16 35 (15.63%) Cisco
17 34 (15.18%) DNS
17 34 (15.18%) Windows XP
17 34 (15.18%) Windows 8
18 31 (13.84%) MS Exchange
18 31 (13.84%) HTML
18 31 (13.84%) JavaScript
19 30 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
20 29 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
21 28 (12.50%) Firewall
22 27 (12.05%) VB.NET
23 26 (11.61%) ITIL
23 26 (11.61%) SQL Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 31 (13.84%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.27%) SharePoint
3 18 (8.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (7.14%) IIS
5 15 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (4.02%) Apache
7 8 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.23%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.89%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.89%) CMS
10 2 (0.89%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 69 (30.80%) MS Excel
2 48 (21.43%) MS Office
3 5 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.79%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.89%) MS Project
5 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.23%) Line 500
3 4 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.46%) SaaS
2 7 (3.13%) Office 365
3 1 (0.45%) IaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (22.32%) TCP/IP
2 45 (20.09%) LAN
3 43 (19.20%) WAN
4 34 (15.18%) DNS
5 28 (12.50%) Firewall
6 19 (8.48%) DHCP
7 16 (7.14%) Internet
8 15 (6.70%) Wireless
9 14 (6.25%) VPN
10 13 (5.80%) SAN
11 9 (4.02%) SNMP
12 8 (3.57%) Intranet
13 7 (3.13%) VLAN
14 4 (1.79%) IP Telephony
15 3 (1.34%) Ethernet
16 2 (0.89%) VoIP
16 2 (0.89%) Broadband
16 2 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
16 2 (0.89%) Structured Cabling
17 1 (0.45%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (42.41%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.46%) MySQL
4 10 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (4.02%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.79%) MS Access
10 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.23%) NetAdvantage
2 5 (2.23%) LLBLGen Pro
2 5 (2.23%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.45%) Hudson
5 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 17 (7.59%) Finance
2 8 (3.57%) Back Office
3 7 (3.13%) Games
3 7 (3.13%) Marketing
4 3 (1.34%) Retail
4 3 (1.34%) Advertising
5 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (21.88%) Analyst
2 38 (16.96%) Developer
3 29 (12.95%) IT Support
4 26 (11.61%) Support Analyst
5 21 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 17 (7.59%) Support Technician
6 17 (7.59%) Consultant
6 17 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 14 (6.25%) Administrator
9 11 (4.91%) C# Developer
9 11 (4.91%) IT Support Technician
10 10 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.02%) Applications Support
11 9 (4.02%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (4.02%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.57%) Junior
12 8 (3.57%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (26.34%) .NET
2 35 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 31 (13.84%) HTML
4 24 (10.71%) WinForms
5 23 (10.27%) .NET Framework
6 21 (9.38%) CSS
7 16 (7.14%) jQuery
8 15 (6.70%) WPF
9 14 (6.25%) Ajax
10 12 (5.36%) HTML5
11 10 (4.46%) LINQ
11 10 (4.46%) XML
12 8 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (3.13%) Web Services
14 6 (2.68%) Silverlight
15 5 (2.23%) WF
15 5 (2.23%) XSL
16 3 (1.34%) WCF
16 3 (1.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.04%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 11 (4.91%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.79%) Statistics
6 3 (1.34%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.89%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.89%) Handset
7 2 (0.89%) Replication
7 2 (0.89%) Tandem
7 2 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.45%) EPoS
8 1 (0.45%) NHS
8 1 (0.45%) Clustering
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.45%) Wiki
8 1 (0.45%) Blog
8 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 40 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (16.07%) Windows 7
4 34 (15.18%) Windows 8
4 34 (15.18%) Windows XP
5 30 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (6.70%) Apple iOS
7 13 (5.80%) Linux
8 9 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.23%) UNIX
10 2 (0.89%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.89%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.61%) ITIL
2 20 (8.93%) OO
3 19 (8.48%) Web Development
4 17 (7.59%) E-Commerce
5 15 (6.70%) Service Delivery
6 12 (5.36%) OOP
6 12 (5.36%) MVC
7 11 (4.91%) Unit Testing
8 10 (4.46%) CRM
9 9 (4.02%) SOA
9 9 (4.02%) Project Management
9 9 (4.02%) Workflow
9 9 (4.02%) Performance Management
10 8 (3.57%) Time Management
11 7 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (3.13%) Line Management
11 7 (3.13%) Migration
12 6 (2.68%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 98 (43.75%) SQL
2 42 (18.75%) C#
3 31 (13.84%) JavaScript
4 27 (12.05%) VB.NET
5 21 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 14 (6.25%) VB
7 9 (4.02%) VBA
8 6 (2.68%) VB6
9 5 (2.23%) Java
10 4 (1.79%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.89%) C
11 2 (0.89%) C++
11 2 (0.89%) PHP
12 1 (0.45%) R
12 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.46%) MCITP
3 9 (4.02%) Degree
4 8 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (3.57%) MCSE
5 7 (3.13%) CCNA
5 7 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.68%) MCTS
7 5 (2.23%) MCSA
8 3 (1.34%) CISSP
8 3 (1.34%) MCP
8 3 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.45%) CCNP
10 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.48%) SLA
2 8 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.89%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.89%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 79 (35.27%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.27%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.13%) XenApp
5 4 (1.79%) vSphere
5 4 (1.79%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.34%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (4.02%) WMI
2 2 (0.89%) SCCM
2 2 (0.89%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.45%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.45%) SCOM
3 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.45%) Plesk
3 1 (0.45%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 74 (33.04%) Microsoft
2 67 (29.91%) VMware
3 53 (23.66%) Citrix
4 35 (15.63%) Cisco
5 19 (8.48%) Avaya
6 15 (6.70%) Apple
7 10 (4.46%) Oracle
8 9 (4.02%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.68%) Sun
10 5 (2.23%) HP
10 5 (2.23%) Sage
10 5 (2.23%) Infragistics
10 5 (2.23%) Veeam
11 4 (1.79%) NetApp
12 2 (0.89%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.89%) EMC
12 2 (0.89%) Nortel
12 2 (0.89%) Genesys
12 2 (0.89%) CA
12 2 (0.89%) Brocade
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + on-call
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £29000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago
Burton on Trent
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago