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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 104 106 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.48% 16.01% 16.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.53% 81.54% 83.96%
Number of salaries quoted 97 99 80
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
154 130 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.45% 19.64% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 135 119 90
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +2 35 £27,000 -32.50%
Tamworth +13 12 £31,000 -18.95%
Cannock +1 12 £35,000 -12.50%
Stafford -8 9 £25,000 -7.40% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -16 7 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Rugeley - 2 £31,786 -
Lichfield -8 1 £33,000 +76.00%
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 111 (53.88%) SQL
2 107 (51.94%) .NET
3 93 (45.15%) SQL Server
4 65 (31.55%) Active Directory
5 64 (31.07%) C#
6 55 (26.70%) VB.NET
7 50 (24.27%) ASP.NET
7 50 (24.27%) .NET Framework
8 49 (23.79%) WinForms
9 43 (20.87%) MS Excel
9 43 (20.87%) Microsoft
10 38 (18.45%) Citrix
11 33 (16.02%) MS Office
11 33 (16.02%) Web Services
12 31 (15.05%) T-SQL
13 28 (13.59%) WCF
14 27 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (13.11%) JavaScript
14 27 (13.11%) E-Commerce
15 25 (12.14%) WPF
16 24 (11.65%) LAN
16 24 (11.65%) VB
16 24 (11.65%) Oracle
16 24 (11.65%) IIS
17 23 (11.17%) HTML
17 23 (11.17%) WAN
17 23 (11.17%) Cisco
17 23 (11.17%) Degree
18 22 (10.68%) VMware
18 22 (10.68%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 24 (11.65%) IIS
2 20 (9.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (7.28%) MS Exchange
4 11 (5.34%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.40%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.43%) Lync
8 3 (1.46%) SAS
8 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.97%) GroupWise
9 2 (0.97%) Apache
10 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (20.87%) MS Excel
2 33 (16.02%) MS Office
3 4 (1.94%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.97%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.46%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.43%) SaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.65%) LAN
2 23 (11.17%) WAN
3 22 (10.68%) DNS
4 21 (10.19%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.83%) DHCP
6 9 (4.37%) Firewall
7 8 (3.88%) VPN
8 7 (3.40%) SAN
9 6 (2.91%) Intranet
9 6 (2.91%) LDAP
10 5 (2.43%) VLAN
10 5 (2.43%) Wireless
10 5 (2.43%) Internet
10 5 (2.43%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.46%) VoIP
11 3 (1.46%) HTTP
11 3 (1.46%) PABX
12 2 (0.97%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (0.97%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.97%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (45.15%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.74%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.88%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (3.40%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.91%) MySQL
7 6 (2.91%) DTS
7 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.97%) OLTP
11 1 (0.49%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 21 (10.19%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.31%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.88%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (2.43%) MSTest
6 3 (1.46%) Subversion
7 2 (0.97%) LLBLGen Pro
7 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.97%) NetAdvantage
General
1 12 (5.83%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (5.34%) Finance
3 4 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.46%) Retail
5 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.97%) Advertising
5 2 (0.97%) Automotive
5 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 85 (41.26%) Developer
2 45 (21.84%) .NET Developer
3 38 (18.45%) Software Developer
4 34 (16.50%) Analyst
5 20 (9.71%) Support Engineer
6 17 (8.25%) IT Support
6 17 (8.25%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.77%) .NET Software Engineer
7 16 (7.77%) Software Engineer
8 15 (7.28%) Support Analyst
9 14 (6.80%) Programmer
10 13 (6.31%) VB.NET Developer
10 13 (6.31%) C# Software Engineer
10 13 (6.31%) .NET Programmer
10 13 (6.31%) C# Programmer
11 12 (5.83%) .NET Software Developer
11 12 (5.83%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (5.34%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (5.34%) Service Analyst
13 10 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (51.94%) .NET
2 50 (24.27%) ASP.NET
2 50 (24.27%) .NET Framework
3 49 (23.79%) WinForms
4 33 (16.02%) Web Services
5 28 (13.59%) WCF
6 25 (12.14%) WPF
7 23 (11.17%) HTML
8 19 (9.22%) jQuery
9 15 (7.28%) WF
10 12 (5.83%) Ajax
11 11 (5.34%) XML
11 11 (5.34%) CSS
11 11 (5.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (3.88%) XSL
14 6 (2.91%) HTML5
14 6 (2.91%) LINQ
15 3 (1.46%) JSON
15 3 (1.46%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.68%) Blackberry
2 15 (7.28%) N-Tier
3 11 (5.34%) Replication
4 4 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.94%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.94%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.46%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.46%) EPoS
6 2 (0.97%) Social Media
6 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.97%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.49%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (9.71%) Windows 8
3 16 (7.77%) Windows XP
3 16 (7.77%) Linux
4 15 (7.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (6.80%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.88%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.88%) Debian
7 5 (2.43%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.49%) AIX
9 1 (0.49%) Solaris
9 1 (0.49%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.11%) E-Commerce
2 19 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (8.74%) OO
3 18 (8.74%) Unit Testing
4 17 (8.25%) Software Engineering
5 13 (6.31%) ITIL
6 12 (5.83%) Web Development
6 12 (5.83%) Information Management
7 10 (4.85%) SOA
8 9 (4.37%) TDD
8 9 (4.37%) CRM
9 8 (3.88%) Business Analysis
9 8 (3.88%) OOP
10 7 (3.40%) Scrum
10 7 (3.40%) MVC
10 7 (3.40%) Low Latency
11 6 (2.91%) Software Deployment
12 5 (2.43%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (2.43%) Web Design
12 5 (2.43%) UML
Programming Languages
1 111 (53.88%) SQL
2 64 (31.07%) C#
3 55 (26.70%) VB.NET
4 31 (15.05%) T-SQL
5 27 (13.11%) JavaScript
6 24 (11.65%) VB
7 10 (4.85%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.88%) VB6
9 5 (2.43%) PHP
10 2 (0.97%) VBA
11 1 (0.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (11.17%) Degree
2 11 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.85%) MCSE
4 8 (3.88%) CCNA
4 8 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.91%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.43%) MCITP
7 4 (1.94%) MCSA
7 4 (1.94%) MCTS
8 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.97%) MCP
9 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.49%) HND
9 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.43%) QA
2 3 (1.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) COBIT
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (31.55%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.83%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.40%) XenApp
4 6 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.46%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.46%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.46%) vSphere
6 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.49%) XenServer
6 1 (0.49%) Xen
6 1 (0.49%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (3.88%) WSUS
2 6 (2.91%) SCCM
3 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (20.87%) Microsoft
2 38 (18.45%) Citrix
3 24 (11.65%) Oracle
4 23 (11.17%) Cisco
5 22 (10.68%) VMware
6 9 (4.37%) Apple
7 8 (3.88%) Talend
8 5 (2.43%) HP
9 4 (1.94%) Avaya
9 4 (1.94%) Infragistics
10 3 (1.46%) Telerik
10 3 (1.46%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.46%) EMC
10 3 (1.46%) NetApp
10 3 (1.46%) Sage
11 2 (0.97%) MobileIron
11 2 (0.97%) Adobe
11 2 (0.97%) Novell
11 2 (0.97%) Symantec
11 2 (0.97%) Altiris
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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DP Connect
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension
Posted: 10 days ago
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DP Connect
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
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Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 8%Bonus,Pension,Bupa,25 days
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Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Medical Insurance
Posted: 25 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days annual leave + Pension
Posted: 25 days ago