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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 78 109 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.66% 14.32% 16.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.90% 74.15% 82.09%
Number of salaries quoted 74 99 102
Average salary £31,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £42,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
126 147 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.45% 19.32% 20.46%
Number of salaries quoted 110 123 119
Average salary £32,500 £29,750 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.24% -9.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +2 29 £30,000 - 5
Tamworth -14 13 £27,625 -6.35% 2
Cannock +7 6 £31,500 -21.25%
Stafford -14 6 £28,500 +16.32% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +17 4 £28,250 -19.28%
Uttoxeter - 3 £22,500 -
Lichfield +2 2 £45,000 +100.00% 3
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 72 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 70 (38.25%) SQL Server
3 69 (37.70%) SQL
4 67 (36.61%) VMware
5 59 (32.24%) Active Directory
6 47 (25.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (25.14%) MS Excel
8 40 (21.86%) LAN
9 39 (21.31%) MS Office
9 39 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (20.77%) .NET
10 38 (20.77%) WAN
11 35 (19.13%) Citrix
12 33 (18.03%) Hyper-V
12 33 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (16.94%) TCP/IP
14 29 (15.85%) DNS
14 29 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
15 28 (15.30%) Windows XP
15 28 (15.30%) Windows 8
16 26 (14.21%) C#
17 25 (13.66%) ASP.NET
17 25 (13.66%) Windows 7
17 25 (13.66%) SQL Server 2008
18 24 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
18 24 (13.11%) MS Exchange
19 23 (12.57%) Firewall
19 23 (12.57%) MCITP
20 20 (10.93%) OO
20 20 (10.93%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (13.11%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.65%) IIS
3 13 (7.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (4.37%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.09%) Apache
7 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.55%) Lync
8 1 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 46 (25.14%) MS Excel
2 39 (21.31%) MS Office
3 4 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.38%) SaaS
2 3 (1.64%) Office 365
3 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (21.86%) LAN
2 38 (20.77%) WAN
3 31 (16.94%) TCP/IP
4 29 (15.85%) DNS
5 23 (12.57%) Firewall
6 19 (10.38%) DHCP
7 18 (9.84%) VPN
8 14 (7.65%) Wireless
9 12 (6.56%) Internet
9 12 (6.56%) SAN
10 9 (4.92%) VLAN
11 4 (2.19%) VoIP
12 2 (1.09%) ADSL
12 2 (1.09%) PSTN
12 2 (1.09%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.09%) FTP
12 2 (1.09%) SNMP
12 2 (1.09%) Intranet
12 2 (1.09%) SMTP
12 2 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (38.25%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.65%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (4.37%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.64%) MySQL
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.09%) MSTest
4 2 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (1.09%) Moq
4 2 (1.09%) NUnit
4 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.55%) TestPartner
5 1 (0.55%) QADirector
5 1 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.55%) Hudson
General
1 15 (8.20%) Finance
2 9 (4.92%) Back Office
3 6 (3.28%) Marketing
4 5 (2.73%) Games
5 3 (1.64%) Retail
6 2 (1.09%) Advertising
6 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (25.14%) Analyst
2 25 (13.66%) Developer
3 21 (11.48%) Support Analyst
4 19 (10.38%) Support Engineer
5 18 (9.84%) IT Support
6 16 (8.74%) Administrator
6 16 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (7.10%) .NET Developer
7 13 (7.10%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.46%) Architect
8 10 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (5.46%) Support Technician
9 9 (4.92%) Consultant
9 9 (4.92%) Technical Support
10 8 (4.37%) Help Desk Analyst
11 7 (3.83%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.83%) Service Desk Analyst
12 6 (3.28%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (3.28%) DBA
12 6 (3.28%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.77%) .NET
2 25 (13.66%) ASP.NET
3 20 (10.93%) HTML
4 18 (9.84%) .NET Framework
5 17 (9.29%) WinForms
6 13 (7.10%) jQuery
7 11 (6.01%) CSS
7 11 (6.01%) HTML5
8 10 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (5.46%) WPF
9 9 (4.92%) Ajax
10 7 (3.83%) Web Services
11 6 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (2.19%) XSL
12 4 (2.19%) WCF
13 3 (1.64%) LINQ
13 3 (1.64%) XML
14 2 (1.09%) Spring.NET
14 2 (1.09%) Castle Windsor
14 2 (1.09%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.84%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (7.65%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.01%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.73%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.73%) Clustering
5 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.64%) Statistics
7 2 (1.09%) Replication
7 2 (1.09%) User Experience
7 2 (1.09%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.09%) Social Media
7 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.55%) EPoS
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.55%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 33 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (15.30%) Windows 8
3 28 (15.30%) Windows XP
4 25 (13.66%) Windows 7
5 24 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (7.10%) UNIX
6 13 (7.10%) Apple iOS
7 12 (6.56%) Linux
8 7 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.73%) CentOS
9 5 (2.73%) Solaris
9 5 (2.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.64%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.64%) Android
11 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.55%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (10.93%) OO
2 15 (8.20%) ITIL
3 14 (7.65%) Infrastructure Management
4 12 (6.56%) Project Management
4 12 (6.56%) MVC
5 11 (6.01%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (5.46%) OOP
6 10 (5.46%) Web Development
7 9 (4.92%) E-Commerce
8 8 (4.37%) SOA
8 8 (4.37%) Unit Testing
9 7 (3.83%) Database Tuning
9 7 (3.83%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.83%) Information Security
9 7 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.83%) Line Management
10 6 (3.28%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (3.28%) Business Analysis
11 5 (2.73%) Time Management
11 5 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (37.70%) SQL
2 26 (14.21%) C#
3 19 (10.38%) JavaScript
3 19 (10.38%) VB.NET
4 17 (9.29%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.28%) VB
6 2 (1.09%) VB6
7 1 (0.55%) XPath
7 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.55%) C
7 1 (0.55%) VBA
7 1 (0.55%) PHP
7 1 (0.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.57%) MCITP
3 14 (7.65%) MCSE
4 12 (6.56%) CCNA
4 12 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (6.01%) MCTS
5 11 (6.01%) MCSA
6 10 (5.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (5.46%) Degree
7 5 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.64%) CISSP
9 2 (1.09%) MCP
9 2 (1.09%) ISEB
9 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.55%) CCNP
10 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.65%) SLA
2 8 (4.37%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.28%) QA
4 5 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.55%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 59 (32.24%) Active Directory
2 39 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (18.03%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.92%) Terminal Server
5 8 (4.37%) vSphere
6 3 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) Nagios
1 5 (2.73%) SCOM
2 4 (2.19%) SCCM
3 3 (1.64%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.09%) WMI
5 1 (0.55%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.55%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.55%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 72 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 67 (36.61%) VMware
3 35 (19.13%) Citrix
4 16 (8.74%) Cisco
5 14 (7.65%) Apple
6 11 (6.01%) Avaya
7 8 (4.37%) HP
8 7 (3.83%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.73%) Oracle
10 3 (1.64%) Sun
10 3 (1.64%) CA
10 3 (1.64%) Pegasus
11 2 (1.09%) Lotus
11 2 (1.09%) NetApp
11 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.09%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.55%) Altiris
12 1 (0.55%) Google
12 1 (0.55%) Symantec
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum £30-40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Pension + Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Market Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Tamworth
Jumar Solutions
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Lichfield
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago