The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 90 79 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.44% 14.01% 16.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.77% 89.77% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 83 67 84
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
129 88 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.13% 15.60% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 109 72 97
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows
West Midlands

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +1 25 £28,250 -13.07% 3
Burton-upon-Trent +4 14 £35,000 +105.88%
Stafford 0 11 £30,000 +36.36% 2
Lichfield +7 10 £28,750 +43.75% 1
Tamworth +4 8 £27,250 -10.65%
Rugeley - 6 £29,498 - 1
Cannock +4 4 £38,000 +8.57%
Burntwood - 2 £35,250 - 1
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 98 (53.85%) .NET
2 87 (47.80%) SQL
3 72 (39.56%) SQL Server
4 66 (36.26%) C#
5 53 (29.12%) VB.NET
5 53 (29.12%) Active Directory
6 43 (23.63%) ASP.NET
7 39 (21.43%) .NET Framework
8 33 (18.13%) WPF
8 33 (18.13%) Microsoft
9 32 (17.58%) MS Excel
10 31 (17.03%) Citrix
11 30 (16.48%) MS Office
11 30 (16.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 29 (15.93%) VMware
13 28 (15.38%) Visual Studio
13 28 (15.38%) Web Services
13 28 (15.38%) T-SQL
14 27 (14.84%) WinForms
15 23 (12.64%) jQuery
15 23 (12.64%) TCP/IP
15 23 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (11.54%) TDD
17 20 (10.99%) Windows XP
17 20 (10.99%) OO
17 20 (10.99%) MS Exchange
18 19 (10.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 18 (9.89%) Cisco
20 17 (9.34%) JavaScript
20 17 (9.34%) XSL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 20 (10.99%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 15 (8.24%) IIS
3 13 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.30%) Lync
7 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.65%) SharePoint Foundation
8 3 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.10%) SAS
9 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.55%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 32 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 30 (16.48%) MS Office
3 3 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.65%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.20%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.64%) TCP/IP
2 16 (8.79%) LAN
2 16 (8.79%) WAN
3 14 (7.69%) DNS
4 11 (6.04%) Firewall
5 10 (5.49%) Wireless
5 10 (5.49%) VPN
6 9 (4.95%) DHCP
7 4 (2.20%) SSL
7 4 (2.20%) VoIP
7 4 (2.20%) PABX
8 3 (1.65%) SAN
8 3 (1.65%) Intranet
8 3 (1.65%) SMS
8 3 (1.65%) GSM
8 3 (1.65%) ISDN
8 3 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.10%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (39.56%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (5.49%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.40%) SQL CLR
6 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (3.30%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.65%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (1.65%) DTS
11 2 (1.10%) MySQL
11 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.55%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.55%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 28 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.40%) Subversion
2 8 (4.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.20%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.10%) MSTest
6 1 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (2.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.10%) Finance
4 1 (0.55%) Legal
4 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 90 (49.45%) Developer
2 47 (25.82%) .NET Developer
3 41 (22.53%) Software Developer
4 20 (10.99%) C# Developer
5 19 (10.44%) Analyst
5 19 (10.44%) Programmer
5 19 (10.44%) Support Engineer
5 19 (10.44%) C# Programmer
5 19 (10.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (8.24%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.24%) .NET Programmer
7 14 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 11 (6.04%) Network Engineer
8 11 (6.04%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (6.04%) Software Programmer
9 10 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (4.95%) IT Support
10 9 (4.95%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.95%) Help Desk Support
10 9 (4.95%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (53.85%) .NET
2 43 (23.63%) ASP.NET
3 39 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 33 (18.13%) WPF
5 30 (16.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 28 (15.38%) Web Services
7 27 (14.84%) WinForms
8 23 (12.64%) jQuery
9 19 (10.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 17 (9.34%) XSL
11 16 (8.79%) XML
12 12 (6.59%) HTML
13 11 (6.04%) WCF
14 5 (2.75%) CSS
15 4 (2.20%) WF
16 3 (1.65%) Ajax
16 3 (1.65%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 2 (1.10%) .NET Remoting
17 2 (1.10%) Application Packaging
17 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.24%) Blackberry
2 6 (3.30%) E-Learning
3 4 (2.20%) EPoS
3 4 (2.20%) NHS
4 3 (1.65%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.65%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.10%) Replication
5 2 (1.10%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.10%) Clustering
5 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.10%) Open Source
6 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.55%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.55%) Wiki
6 1 (0.55%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.99%) Windows XP
2 17 (9.34%) Windows 8
3 15 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (6.59%) Windows 7
5 11 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (6.04%) Linux
6 9 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.75%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.20%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.55%) AIX
10 1 (0.55%) Solaris
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.55%) Debian
10 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (11.54%) TDD
2 20 (10.99%) OO
3 16 (8.79%) E-Commerce
4 9 (4.95%) ITIL
4 9 (4.95%) Software Engineering
5 8 (4.40%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (3.30%) Information Management
7 6 (3.30%) Unit Testing
7 6 (3.30%) MVC
7 6 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (3.30%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (2.75%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.20%) Web Development
9 4 (2.20%) Service Management
9 4 (2.20%) Migration
9 4 (2.20%) Time Management
10 3 (1.65%) Low Latency
10 3 (1.65%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 87 (47.80%) SQL
2 66 (36.26%) C#
3 53 (29.12%) VB.NET
4 28 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 17 (9.34%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.59%) VB
7 5 (2.75%) VB6
8 3 (1.65%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.55%) C
9 1 (0.55%) Java
9 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (7.14%) CCNA
2 12 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.49%) MCSE
4 8 (4.40%) MCITP
4 8 (4.40%) Degree
4 8 (4.40%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.85%) MCTS
6 3 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.10%) MCP
7 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) QA
1 2 (1.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (29.12%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.95%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.20%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.65%) BlackBerry Internet Service
6 2 (1.10%) Xen
7 1 (0.55%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.55%) XenApp
7 1 (0.55%) XenServer
7 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (2.75%) SCCM
2 3 (1.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.03%) Citrix
3 29 (15.93%) VMware
4 18 (9.89%) Cisco
5 13 (7.14%) Oracle
6 9 (4.95%) HP
7 8 (4.40%) SonicWALL
8 7 (3.85%) ProCurve
9 5 (2.75%) Apple
10 4 (2.20%) NetApp
11 3 (1.65%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.65%) Telerik
12 2 (1.10%) Orchard
12 2 (1.10%) EMC
12 2 (1.10%) Veeam
12 2 (1.10%) MobileIron
13 1 (0.55%) Acronis
13 1 (0.55%) Talend
13 1 (0.55%) DevExpress
13 1 (0.55%) Ruckus Wireless
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stone, Staffordshire
networx
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Canon (Uk) Ltd
Salary: £28,701 - £30,295 (.net dev) - £41,572 + Bonus (team leader)
Posted: 8 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum - depending on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Burntwood, Staffordshire
TechCare Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Stone, Staffordshire, UK
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 20 days ago