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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 122 82 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.76% 14.44% 16.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.54% 75.93% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 106 76 77
Average salary £25,500 £29,749 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £40,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
178 108 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.21% 19.01% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 141 101 86
Average salary £28,750 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,111 £18,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £47,750 £50,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +20 49 £32,500 - 3
Stafford +5 16 £38,750 +49.03% 4
Lichfield 0 14 £21,000 -16.00%
Burton-upon-Trent +3 12 £35,000 - 2
Tamworth -4 11 £25,000 +19.04% 3
Cannock - 5 £25,000 - 2
Uttoxeter - 1 £37,500 -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 104 (46.64%) SQL
2 99 (44.39%) SQL Server
3 80 (35.87%) Active Directory
4 72 (32.29%) MS Excel
5 65 (29.15%) VMware
6 64 (28.70%) Microsoft
7 63 (28.25%) .NET
8 50 (22.42%) Citrix
9 48 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 45 (20.18%) MS Office
11 43 (19.28%) C#
11 43 (19.28%) TCP/IP
12 41 (18.39%) LAN
13 39 (17.49%) WAN
13 39 (17.49%) SharePoint
14 36 (16.14%) ASP.NET
15 35 (15.70%) Windows 7
16 34 (15.25%) DNS
17 33 (14.80%) Windows XP
17 33 (14.80%) JavaScript
17 33 (14.80%) Windows Server 2003
18 32 (14.35%) Cisco
18 32 (14.35%) MS Exchange
19 29 (13.00%) WinForms
20 28 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
21 27 (12.11%) Windows 8
21 27 (12.11%) HTML
21 27 (12.11%) VB.NET
22 26 (11.66%) Firewall
23 25 (11.21%) Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (17.49%) SharePoint
2 32 (14.35%) MS Exchange
3 21 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (8.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (6.28%) IIS
6 12 (5.38%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (3.59%) Apache
7 8 (3.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (3.14%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.79%) Lync
10 3 (1.35%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.90%) CMS
11 2 (0.90%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 72 (32.29%) MS Excel
2 45 (20.18%) MS Office
3 5 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.24%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.79%) MS Project
5 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (8.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.14%) Line 500
3 5 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.14%) Office 365
2 4 (1.79%) SaaS
3 2 (0.90%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.28%) TCP/IP
2 41 (18.39%) LAN
3 39 (17.49%) WAN
4 34 (15.25%) DNS
5 26 (11.66%) Firewall
6 17 (7.62%) DHCP
7 14 (6.28%) VPN
8 13 (5.83%) Internet
9 12 (5.38%) SAN
9 12 (5.38%) Wireless
10 9 (4.04%) Intranet
11 8 (3.59%) SNMP
12 6 (2.69%) VoIP
12 6 (2.69%) IP Telephony
12 6 (2.69%) VLAN
13 5 (2.24%) WLAN
14 4 (1.79%) Ethernet
15 2 (0.90%) Broadband
15 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (44.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (7.62%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.04%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.59%) MySQL
6 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.24%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.79%) MS Access
8 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.35%) Big Data
9 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 21 (9.42%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.14%) LLBLGen Pro
2 7 (3.14%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (3.14%) NetAdvantage
3 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 21 (9.42%) Finance
2 6 (2.69%) Marketing
3 5 (2.24%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.79%) Games
5 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (22.42%) Developer
2 38 (17.04%) Analyst
3 27 (12.11%) IT Support
4 26 (11.66%) Support Analyst
5 25 (11.21%) Administrator
6 22 (9.87%) Software Developer
7 18 (8.07%) 2nd Line Support
7 18 (8.07%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (8.07%) Support Engineer
8 16 (7.17%) Support Technician
9 15 (6.73%) .NET Developer
10 12 (5.38%) Senior Developer
10 12 (5.38%) Applications Support
10 12 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.93%) IT Support Technician
12 10 (4.48%) Service Analyst
12 10 (4.48%) Consultant
12 10 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
13 9 (4.04%) Software Engineer
14 7 (3.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (28.25%) .NET
2 36 (16.14%) ASP.NET
3 29 (13.00%) WinForms
4 27 (12.11%) HTML
5 24 (10.76%) WPF
6 21 (9.42%) .NET Framework
7 15 (6.73%) LINQ
8 13 (5.83%) XML
9 12 (5.38%) WF
9 12 (5.38%) CSS
10 9 (4.04%) jQuery
11 7 (3.14%) Silverlight
11 7 (3.14%) Web Services
12 6 (2.69%) Ajax
13 5 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (2.24%) XSL
14 3 (1.35%) HTML5
14 3 (1.35%) CSS3
14 3 (1.35%) Kendo UI
15 2 (0.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.97%) Blackberry
2 10 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.59%) Clustering
4 7 (3.14%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.69%) Blog
6 5 (2.24%) Open Source
7 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.35%) Statistics
8 3 (1.35%) Replication
9 2 (0.90%) Tandem
9 2 (0.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.90%) Wiki
9 2 (0.90%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.45%) Handset
10 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 48 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 35 (15.70%) Windows 7
3 33 (14.80%) Windows XP
3 33 (14.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (12.11%) Windows 8
5 25 (11.21%) Linux
5 25 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (7.17%) Apple iOS
7 14 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.59%) UNIX
9 7 (3.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 7 (3.14%) CentOS
10 5 (2.24%) Solaris
11 4 (1.79%) Android
12 3 (1.35%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.90%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (9.87%) ITIL
2 21 (9.42%) CRM
3 20 (8.97%) Web Development
3 20 (8.97%) E-Commerce
4 14 (6.28%) Workflow
4 14 (6.28%) Migration
5 13 (5.83%) ERP
5 13 (5.83%) OO
5 13 (5.83%) Unit Testing
6 12 (5.38%) OOP
7 11 (4.93%) Software Engineering
8 10 (4.48%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (3.59%) Project Planning
10 8 (3.59%) Performance Management
11 7 (3.14%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (3.14%) Time Management
12 6 (2.69%) PRINCE2
12 6 (2.69%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (2.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 104 (46.64%) SQL
2 43 (19.28%) C#
3 33 (14.80%) JavaScript
4 27 (12.11%) VB.NET
5 18 (8.07%) VB
6 17 (7.62%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.93%) VBA
8 8 (3.59%) Java
9 7 (3.14%) VB6
10 6 (2.69%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.24%) Clojure
11 5 (2.24%) R
11 5 (2.24%) Erlang
11 5 (2.24%) F#
11 5 (2.24%) Scala
12 2 (0.90%) C++
12 2 (0.90%) C
12 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.14%) Degree
2 7 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.79%) CCNA
3 4 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.79%) MCSE
3 4 (1.79%) MCITP
3 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.35%) MCTS
5 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.90%) MCP
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.73%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) COBIT
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (35.87%) Active Directory
2 28 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.52%) vSphere
4 17 (7.62%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.48%) XenApp
6 3 (1.35%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.90%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (3.59%) WMI
2 7 (3.14%) Nagios
3 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.45%) SCCM
4 1 (0.45%) Plesk
4 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (29.15%) VMware
2 64 (28.70%) Microsoft
3 50 (22.42%) Citrix
4 32 (14.35%) Cisco
5 20 (8.97%) Avaya
6 18 (8.07%) Apple
7 15 (6.73%) Red Hat
8 11 (4.93%) Oracle
9 8 (3.59%) HP
10 7 (3.14%) Infragistics
10 7 (3.14%) Sage
11 6 (2.69%) Remedy
12 5 (2.24%) Veeam
13 3 (1.35%) Nintex
13 3 (1.35%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.35%) Brocade
13 3 (1.35%) Sun
13 3 (1.35%) EMC
13 3 (1.35%) NetApp
13 3 (1.35%) Lotus
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + pension, gym, progression
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM Education
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + (inc car allowance) + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Comp bens package
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 18 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Cyber Media Solutions Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum , plus pension benefit
Posted: 18 days ago
Stafford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago