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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 97 77 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.64% 14.61% 13.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.39% 68.14% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88 72 58
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,350 £21,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
158 113 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.10% 21.44% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 132 101 62
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £52,500
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 27 March 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 March 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 +10 40 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Tamworth -12 16 £32,500 - 2
Cannock +10 8 £27,500 -27.63% 1
Lichfield -9 8 £21,250 -39.28%
Burton-upon-Trent +4 4 £31,250 -10.71% 2
Stafford -3 4 £31,000 -17.33% 4
Uttoxeter - 3 £26,000 -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 105 (45.06%) SQL
2 100 (42.92%) SQL Server
3 79 (33.91%) Active Directory
4 71 (30.47%) VMware
5 70 (30.04%) Microsoft
6 66 (28.33%) MS Excel
7 64 (27.47%) .NET
8 57 (24.46%) Citrix
9 55 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (20.17%) TCP/IP
11 45 (19.31%) C#
12 44 (18.88%) LAN
13 42 (18.03%) WAN
13 42 (18.03%) MS Office
14 37 (15.88%) Cisco
15 36 (15.45%) ASP.NET
16 35 (15.02%) Windows 7
17 34 (14.59%) Windows Server 2012
17 34 (14.59%) DNS
18 33 (14.16%) MS Exchange
19 31 (13.30%) SharePoint
19 31 (13.30%) JavaScript
19 31 (13.30%) Windows 8
20 30 (12.88%) HTML
20 30 (12.88%) Windows XP
20 30 (12.88%) Firewall
21 29 (12.45%) ITIL
21 29 (12.45%) Windows Server 2003
22 28 (12.02%) VB.NET
22 28 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 33 (14.16%) MS Exchange
2 31 (13.30%) SharePoint
3 18 (7.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 18 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (6.44%) IIS
5 9 (3.86%) Apache
6 8 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.58%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.86%) CMS
9 2 (0.86%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.43%) Confluence
10 1 (0.43%) Lync
Applications
1 66 (28.33%) MS Excel
2 42 (18.03%) MS Office
3 5 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.15%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.72%) MS Project
5 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.58%) Line 500
3 5 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.43%) Office 365
2 7 (3.00%) SaaS
3 2 (0.86%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (20.17%) TCP/IP
2 44 (18.88%) LAN
3 42 (18.03%) WAN
4 34 (14.59%) DNS
5 30 (12.88%) Firewall
6 18 (7.73%) DHCP
7 16 (6.87%) VPN
8 15 (6.44%) Wireless
8 15 (6.44%) Internet
9 14 (6.01%) SAN
10 9 (3.86%) SNMP
11 8 (3.43%) Intranet
11 8 (3.43%) VLAN
12 6 (2.58%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.72%) VoIP
14 3 (1.29%) Ethernet
15 2 (0.86%) WLAN
15 2 (0.86%) Broadband
15 2 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (42.92%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.15%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.29%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.86%) MySQL
6 8 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.43%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.72%) MS Access
9 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.86%) Big Data
11 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (6.87%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.58%) NetAdvantage
2 6 (2.58%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (2.58%) LLBLGen Pro
3 5 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 19 (8.15%) Finance
2 7 (3.00%) Marketing
3 6 (2.58%) Games
3 6 (2.58%) Back Office
4 3 (1.29%) Advertising
5 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (21.46%) Analyst
2 44 (18.88%) Developer
3 26 (11.16%) Support Analyst
4 24 (10.30%) IT Support
5 18 (7.73%) Administrator
6 17 (7.30%) .NET Developer
6 17 (7.30%) Support Engineer
6 17 (7.30%) Consultant
7 16 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (6.44%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (6.01%) Support Technician
10 13 (5.58%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (4.72%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.72%) C# Developer
12 10 (4.29%) Service Analyst
12 10 (4.29%) Applications Support
12 10 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (4.29%) IT Support Technician
13 9 (3.86%) Senior Developer
14 8 (3.43%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (27.47%) .NET
2 36 (15.45%) ASP.NET
3 30 (12.88%) HTML
4 27 (11.59%) WinForms
5 23 (9.87%) .NET Framework
6 18 (7.73%) CSS
7 17 (7.30%) WPF
8 16 (6.87%) jQuery
9 12 (5.15%) Ajax
10 11 (4.72%) XML
10 11 (4.72%) LINQ
11 9 (3.86%) HTML5
12 8 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (3.43%) Web Services
13 7 (3.00%) Silverlight
14 6 (2.58%) WF
14 6 (2.58%) XSL
14 6 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3 (1.29%) Kendo UI
15 3 (1.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.30%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.72%) Statistics
6 3 (1.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.29%) Replication
6 3 (1.29%) Clustering
6 3 (1.29%) Blog
7 2 (0.86%) Open Source
7 2 (0.86%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.86%) Tandem
7 2 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.43%) Wiki
8 1 (0.43%) Handset
8 1 (0.43%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 35 (15.02%) Windows 7
3 34 (14.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (13.30%) Windows 8
5 30 (12.88%) Windows XP
6 29 (12.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (7.30%) Linux
8 15 (6.44%) Apple iOS
9 11 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.58%) UNIX
11 3 (1.29%) Android
12 2 (0.86%) Solaris
12 2 (0.86%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.86%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.45%) ITIL
2 20 (8.58%) E-Commerce
3 19 (8.15%) OO
3 19 (8.15%) Web Development
4 15 (6.44%) Service Delivery
5 13 (5.58%) OOP
5 13 (5.58%) CRM
6 12 (5.15%) Migration
6 12 (5.15%) Unit Testing
7 11 (4.72%) MVC
8 9 (3.86%) Workflow
8 9 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (3.86%) Performance Management
9 8 (3.43%) Project Planning
9 8 (3.43%) ERP
10 7 (3.00%) SOA
10 7 (3.00%) Project Management
10 7 (3.00%) Line Management
10 7 (3.00%) Time Management
11 6 (2.58%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 105 (45.06%) SQL
2 45 (19.31%) C#
3 31 (13.30%) JavaScript
4 28 (12.02%) VB.NET
5 22 (9.44%) T-SQL
6 17 (7.30%) VB
7 10 (4.29%) VBA
8 7 (3.00%) VB6
8 7 (3.00%) Java
9 5 (2.15%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.29%) R
11 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.86%) Erlang
11 2 (0.86%) F#
11 2 (0.86%) Scala
11 2 (0.86%) Clojure
11 2 (0.86%) C
11 2 (0.86%) C++
12 1 (0.43%) PHP
12 1 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (7.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.29%) MCITP
3 9 (3.86%) Degree
3 9 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (3.86%) MCSE
4 8 (3.43%) CCNA
4 8 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.58%) MCTS
6 4 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.72%) MCSA
7 3 (1.29%) CISSP
7 3 (1.29%) MCP
7 3 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.43%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.43%) CCNP
9 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.73%) SLA
2 7 (3.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.86%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.43%) COBIT
5 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 79 (33.91%) Active Directory
2 28 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (9.01%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.72%) vSphere
5 7 (3.00%) XenApp
6 4 (1.72%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.86%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (3.86%) WMI
2 2 (0.86%) SCCM
2 2 (0.86%) Nagios
2 2 (0.86%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.43%) SCOM
3 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.43%) Plesk
Vendors
1 71 (30.47%) VMware
2 70 (30.04%) Microsoft
3 57 (24.46%) Citrix
4 37 (15.88%) Cisco
5 21 (9.01%) Avaya
6 16 (6.87%) Apple
7 12 (5.15%) Oracle
8 11 (4.72%) Red Hat
9 8 (3.43%) HP
10 6 (2.58%) Sage
10 6 (2.58%) Sun
10 6 (2.58%) Infragistics
11 5 (2.15%) Veeam
12 4 (1.72%) Remedy
12 4 (1.72%) NetApp
13 3 (1.29%) EMC
13 3 (1.29%) Google
13 3 (1.29%) Brocade
13 3 (1.29%) Nintex
14 2 (0.86%) LANDesk
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Cannock
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Unrivalled Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago