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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 95 103 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.75% 14.59% 14.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.52% 59.88% 77.69%
Number of salaries quoted 83 102 88
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
131 172 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.34% 24.36% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 111 151 112
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -4 28 £30,000 +26.31% 1
Tamworth -9 16 £31,500 -3.07% 3
Cannock +14 13 £50,000 +53.84%
Lichfield +4 9 £45,000 +62.16% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +3 8 £24,500 -34.66%
Stafford -9 4 £45,000 +62.16%
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 80 (43.72%) Microsoft
2 72 (39.34%) SQL Server
3 67 (36.61%) VMware
4 57 (31.15%) SQL
5 55 (30.05%) Active Directory
6 46 (25.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 43 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (23.50%) .NET
8 41 (22.40%) Hyper-V
9 39 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (20.22%) MS Excel
11 34 (18.58%) MS Office
12 30 (16.39%) C#
13 29 (15.85%) LAN
13 29 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (14.75%) WAN
14 27 (14.75%) DNS
15 26 (14.21%) Citrix
16 24 (13.11%) OO
16 24 (13.11%) WinForms
16 24 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (12.57%) SaaS
17 23 (12.57%) VB.NET
17 23 (12.57%) MS Exchange
17 23 (12.57%) Windows XP
18 22 (12.02%) MCITP
19 21 (11.48%) .NET Framework
19 21 (11.48%) ASP.NET
20 20 (10.93%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (12.57%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.93%) IIS
3 9 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.73%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.19%) Site Server
8 3 (1.64%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.55%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.55%) Lync
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (20.22%) MS Excel
2 34 (18.58%) MS Office
3 3 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) MS Project
4 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.57%) SaaS
2 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.09%) Office 365
3 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) IaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.85%) LAN
2 27 (14.75%) WAN
2 27 (14.75%) DNS
3 20 (10.93%) DHCP
4 19 (10.38%) Firewall
5 18 (9.84%) TCP/IP
6 14 (7.65%) Internet
7 13 (7.10%) VPN
7 13 (7.10%) VLAN
8 9 (4.92%) SAN
9 8 (4.37%) Wireless
10 5 (2.73%) VoIP
11 2 (1.09%) ADSL
11 2 (1.09%) PSTN
11 2 (1.09%) FTP
11 2 (1.09%) SMTP
11 2 (1.09%) IPv4
11 2 (1.09%) IPv6
11 2 (1.09%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.65%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.73%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.64%) MS Access
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.83%) NUnit
1 7 (3.83%) MSTest
1 7 (3.83%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (3.83%) Moq
2 5 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.19%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.09%) TestPartner
4 2 (1.09%) QADirector
4 2 (1.09%) Hudson
5 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (6.01%) Finance
2 9 (4.92%) Back Office
3 6 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.28%) Marketing
4 4 (2.19%) Games
5 3 (1.64%) Retail
6 2 (1.09%) Advertising
6 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (18.58%) Developer
2 33 (18.03%) Analyst
3 23 (12.57%) Support Engineer
4 20 (10.93%) .NET Developer
5 19 (10.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (10.38%) Support Analyst
6 18 (9.84%) Administrator
7 14 (7.65%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (7.65%) IT Support
8 13 (7.10%) Architect
9 12 (6.56%) Technical Support
10 9 (4.92%) VB.NET Developer
11 8 (4.37%) Systems Architect
11 8 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.37%) Data Architect
12 7 (3.83%) Integration Architect
12 7 (3.83%) Help Desk Analyst
12 7 (3.83%) DBA
12 7 (3.83%) Technical Support Engineer
12 7 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (23.50%) .NET
2 24 (13.11%) WinForms
3 21 (11.48%) ASP.NET
3 21 (11.48%) .NET Framework
4 15 (8.20%) WPF
4 15 (8.20%) HTML
5 12 (6.56%) WCF
5 12 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (4.37%) jQuery
7 7 (3.83%) Spring.NET
7 7 (3.83%) CSS
7 7 (3.83%) Web Services
7 7 (3.83%) Castle Windsor
7 7 (3.83%) Ninject
7 7 (3.83%) Razor View Engine
7 7 (3.83%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (3.28%) HTML5
9 5 (2.73%) Ajax
10 4 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (1.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.74%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.37%) Data Integration
3 8 (4.37%) N-Tier
3 8 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.37%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.83%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (3.28%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.73%) Clustering
6 5 (2.73%) User Experience
6 5 (2.73%) Social Media
6 5 (2.73%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.09%) Replication
8 2 (1.09%) EPoS
9 1 (0.55%) NHS
9 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.55%) Handset
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 39 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (12.57%) Windows XP
5 20 (10.93%) Windows 7
6 17 (9.29%) Windows 8
7 15 (8.20%) Linux
8 14 (7.65%) UNIX
9 11 (6.01%) Apple iOS
10 6 (3.28%) Android
11 5 (2.73%) Solaris
11 5 (2.73%) Windows Phone
11 5 (2.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (2.73%) CentOS
11 5 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.64%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.55%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.11%) OO
2 17 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (9.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 16 (8.74%) Project Management
4 13 (7.10%) TDD
4 13 (7.10%) MVC
4 13 (7.10%) Business Analysis
5 12 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (6.01%) OOP
7 10 (5.46%) ERP
8 9 (4.92%) Scrum
9 8 (4.37%) OOD
9 8 (4.37%) ITIL
9 8 (4.37%) Unit Testing
9 8 (4.37%) Data Architecture
10 7 (3.83%) Database Tuning
10 7 (3.83%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (3.83%) Kanban
10 7 (3.83%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (31.15%) SQL
2 30 (16.39%) C#
3 23 (12.57%) VB.NET
4 14 (7.65%) T-SQL
5 13 (7.10%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.83%) VB
7 4 (2.19%) VB6
8 3 (1.64%) VBA
9 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (12.02%) MCITP
3 18 (9.84%) Degree
4 13 (7.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (7.10%) MCSA
5 11 (6.01%) CCNA
5 11 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (5.46%) MCSE
7 8 (4.37%) MCTS
8 4 (2.19%) ISEB
9 3 (1.64%) CISSP
9 3 (1.64%) CCNP
9 3 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.09%) HNC
11 1 (0.55%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.56%) SLA
2 10 (5.46%) QA
3 4 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (30.05%) Active Directory
2 46 (25.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (22.40%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.37%) vSphere
5 7 (3.83%) Terminal Server
6 4 (2.19%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.09%) XenApp
8 2 (1.09%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.55%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) SCOM
2 5 (2.73%) SCCM
2 5 (2.73%) Nagios
3 4 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.64%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.09%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.09%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.09%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (43.72%) Microsoft
2 67 (36.61%) VMware
3 26 (14.21%) Citrix
4 16 (8.74%) Cisco
5 13 (7.10%) Apple
6 9 (4.92%) HP
7 6 (3.28%) Avaya
8 5 (2.73%) Lotus
8 5 (2.73%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.19%) Oracle
9 4 (2.19%) Pegasus
9 4 (2.19%) McAfee
9 4 (2.19%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.64%) CA
11 2 (1.09%) NetApp
11 2 (1.09%) Google
11 2 (1.09%) Brocade
12 1 (0.55%) Infor
12 1 (0.55%) Kaspersky
12 1 (0.55%) Veeam
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