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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 100 99 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.95% 14.73% 17.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.52% 78.57% 88.24%
Number of salaries quoted 98 91 79
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
168 126 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.43% 18.75% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 148 115 88
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 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 22 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 +9 36 £23,000 -29.23% 4
Tamworth +7 13 £32,500 +47.72% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -14 10 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Cannock -4 8 £33,750 -15.62%
Stafford -10 3 £25,500 -4.67%
Lichfield -7 2 £27,750 +48.00% 2
Rugeley - 2 £31,786 -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 114 (55.07%) SQL
2 105 (50.72%) .NET
3 95 (45.89%) SQL Server
4 65 (31.40%) Active Directory
5 63 (30.43%) C#
6 56 (27.05%) VB.NET
7 54 (26.09%) ASP.NET
8 52 (25.12%) WinForms
9 48 (23.19%) .NET Framework
10 47 (22.71%) MS Excel
11 44 (21.26%) Microsoft
12 35 (16.91%) Citrix
13 32 (15.46%) MS Office
13 32 (15.46%) JavaScript
14 31 (14.98%) Web Services
15 29 (14.01%) T-SQL
15 29 (14.01%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (13.53%) WCF
17 27 (13.04%) WPF
18 25 (12.08%) HTML
18 25 (12.08%) IIS
19 24 (11.59%) VB
19 24 (11.59%) LAN
19 24 (11.59%) VMware
20 23 (11.11%) WAN
20 23 (11.11%) E-Commerce
20 23 (11.11%) Oracle
20 23 (11.11%) Blackberry
21 22 (10.63%) DNS
22 21 (10.14%) Visual Studio

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 25 (12.08%) IIS
2 21 (10.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (7.25%) MS Exchange
4 13 (6.28%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.83%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.42%) Lync
7 5 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.45%) SAS
9 2 (0.97%) GroupWise
9 2 (0.97%) Apache
9 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 47 (22.71%) MS Excel
2 32 (15.46%) MS Office
3 4 (1.93%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.97%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.45%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.90%) SaaS
1 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.59%) LAN
2 23 (11.11%) WAN
3 22 (10.63%) DNS
4 19 (9.18%) TCP/IP
5 11 (5.31%) DHCP
6 10 (4.83%) Firewall
7 8 (3.86%) SAN
8 7 (3.38%) VPN
9 6 (2.90%) LDAP
9 6 (2.90%) VLAN
10 5 (2.42%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.93%) Intranet
11 4 (1.93%) Internet
12 3 (1.45%) Network Security
12 3 (1.45%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.45%) HTTP
12 3 (1.45%) VoIP
13 2 (0.97%) WLAN
13 2 (0.97%) Broadband
13 2 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (45.89%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.66%) Relational Database
3 16 (7.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.86%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.90%) MySQL
9 5 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.42%) DTS
10 4 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.97%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 21 (10.14%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.28%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.86%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (2.42%) MSTest
6 3 (1.45%) Subversion
7 2 (0.97%) NetAdvantage
7 2 (0.97%) LLBLGen Pro
7 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
1 12 (5.80%) Finance
2 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.45%) Retail
4 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.97%) Advertising
4 2 (0.97%) Automotive
4 2 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (40.10%) Developer
2 42 (20.29%) Software Developer
3 40 (19.32%) .NET Developer
4 33 (15.94%) Analyst
5 20 (9.66%) IT Support
5 20 (9.66%) Support Engineer
6 17 (8.21%) Software Engineer
7 16 (7.73%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.73%) .NET Software Engineer
8 15 (7.25%) Support Analyst
9 14 (6.76%) Programmer
9 14 (6.76%) VB.NET Developer
10 13 (6.28%) C# Software Engineer
10 13 (6.28%) .NET Programmer
10 13 (6.28%) C# Programmer
11 12 (5.80%) .NET Software Developer
11 12 (5.80%) Service Analyst
11 12 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (5.31%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (5.31%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (50.72%) .NET
2 54 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 52 (25.12%) WinForms
4 48 (23.19%) .NET Framework
5 31 (14.98%) Web Services
6 28 (13.53%) WCF
7 27 (13.04%) WPF
8 25 (12.08%) HTML
9 20 (9.66%) jQuery
10 18 (8.70%) WF
11 12 (5.80%) CSS
12 10 (4.83%) Ajax
13 9 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (4.35%) LINQ
14 8 (3.86%) XML
14 8 (3.86%) XSL
14 8 (3.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (3.38%) HTML5
16 3 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
16 3 (1.45%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 15 (7.25%) N-Tier
3 11 (5.31%) Replication
4 4 (1.93%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.93%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.45%) EPoS
6 2 (0.97%) Clustering
6 2 (0.97%) Streaming Video
6 2 (0.97%) Blog
6 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.97%) Social Media
6 2 (0.97%) Open Source
7 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.01%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (10.14%) Windows 8
3 19 (9.18%) Windows 7
4 17 (8.21%) Linux
4 17 (8.21%) Windows XP
5 15 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.86%) Debian
7 8 (3.86%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.90%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.97%) UNIX
10 2 (0.97%) CentOS
11 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.48%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 19 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (9.18%) Software Engineering
2 19 (9.18%) Unit Testing
3 18 (8.70%) OO
4 14 (6.76%) ITIL
5 13 (6.28%) Web Development
6 12 (5.80%) Information Management
7 10 (4.83%) SOA
7 10 (4.83%) CRM
7 10 (4.83%) OOP
8 9 (4.35%) Low Latency
9 8 (3.86%) Business Analysis
10 7 (3.38%) Scrum
10 7 (3.38%) MVC
10 7 (3.38%) Workflow
11 6 (2.90%) TDD
11 6 (2.90%) Software Deployment
12 5 (2.42%) Test Scripting
12 5 (2.42%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (55.07%) SQL
2 63 (30.43%) C#
3 56 (27.05%) VB.NET
4 32 (15.46%) JavaScript
5 29 (14.01%) T-SQL
6 24 (11.59%) VB
7 10 (4.83%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.86%) VB6
9 5 (2.42%) PHP
10 2 (0.97%) VBA
10 2 (0.97%) Clojure
10 2 (0.97%) Scala
10 2 (0.97%) Erlang
10 2 (0.97%) F#
11 1 (0.48%) R
11 1 (0.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (10.14%) Degree
2 8 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.38%) MCSE
4 6 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.42%) CCNA
6 4 (1.93%) MCSA
7 3 (1.45%) MCITP
7 3 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.97%) MCP
8 2 (0.97%) MCTS
9 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.42%) QA
2 4 (1.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) COBIT
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (31.40%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.80%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.86%) XenApp
5 7 (3.38%) vSphere
6 4 (1.93%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.97%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.48%) XenServer
8 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (3.38%) WSUS
2 5 (2.42%) SCCM
3 2 (0.97%) Nagios
4 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 44 (21.26%) Microsoft
2 35 (16.91%) Citrix
3 24 (11.59%) VMware
4 23 (11.11%) Oracle
5 21 (10.14%) Cisco
6 11 (5.31%) Apple
7 8 (3.86%) Talend
8 5 (2.42%) HP
8 5 (2.42%) Avaya
9 4 (1.93%) Infragistics
10 3 (1.45%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.45%) Sage
11 2 (0.97%) EMC
11 2 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.97%) Symantec
11 2 (0.97%) NetApp
11 2 (0.97%) Novell
11 2 (0.97%) Adobe
11 2 (0.97%) Brocade
11 2 (0.97%) Altiris
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, Grade 7
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
The SmartList
Salary: 28-30k
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + On-call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, childcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 8%Bonus,Pension,Bupa,25 days
Posted: 7 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens inc bonus and pension
Posted: 17 days ago