The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 23 8
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 38 22 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 13.19% 8.09% 24.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.09% 81.48% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 22 41
Average salary £23,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £26,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Operating Systems Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 27 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 19.10% 9.93% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52 27 45
Average salary £27,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.40% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Windows
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Windows Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Windows
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 36 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 28 (40.58%) MS Excel
3 27 (39.13%) SQL
4 24 (34.78%) Citrix
5 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
6 21 (30.43%) Blackberry
7 20 (28.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (28.99%) .NET
7 20 (28.99%) C#
8 19 (27.54%) E-Commerce
9 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
9 15 (21.74%) MS Office
10 14 (20.29%) DNS
11 13 (18.84%) Windows XP
11 13 (18.84%) Windows 8
12 12 (17.39%) LAN
12 12 (17.39%) VB.NET
12 12 (17.39%) WAN
12 12 (17.39%) Cisco
13 11 (15.94%) Apple
13 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
14 10 (14.49%) WinForms
15 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
15 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
15 8 (11.59%) Web Services
15 8 (11.59%) XSL
15 8 (11.59%) jQuery
15 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
15 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (10.14%) Low Latency

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 20 (28.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (7.25%) Lync
2 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.35%) IIS
5 2 (2.90%) Apache
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (40.58%) MS Excel
2 15 (21.74%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 14 (20.29%) DNS
3 12 (17.39%) LAN
3 12 (17.39%) WAN
4 5 (7.25%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (5.80%) Firewall
6 3 (4.35%) SAN
6 3 (4.35%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.90%) HTTP
7 2 (2.90%) VPN
7 2 (2.90%) DHCP
7 2 (2.90%) VoIP
7 2 (2.90%) VLAN
7 2 (2.90%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (2.90%) Broadband
8 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) OLTP
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Analyst
3 12 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Service Analyst
3 12 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (15.94%) IT Support
5 9 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Help Desk Support
7 7 (10.14%) Help Desk Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Administrator
7 7 (10.14%) .NET Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (7.25%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Senior Support Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (5.80%) Support Technician
11 3 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
11 3 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) .NET
2 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
3 10 (14.49%) WinForms
4 8 (11.59%) Web Services
4 8 (11.59%) XSL
4 8 (11.59%) jQuery
4 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.90%) HTML
5 2 (2.90%) WCF
5 2 (2.90%) .NET Remoting
5 2 (2.90%) CSS
5 2 (2.90%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.35%) Clustering
2 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.90%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.45%) Blog
4 1 (1.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows XP
1 13 (18.84%) Windows 8
2 6 (8.70%) Linux
3 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) CentOS
4 3 (4.35%) UNIX
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.45%) Solaris
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) E-Commerce
2 7 (10.14%) Low Latency
2 7 (10.14%) ITIL
3 5 (7.25%) Web Design
3 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
4 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (2.90%) OO
5 2 (2.90%) CRM
5 2 (2.90%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (2.90%) Unit Testing
5 2 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (2.90%) SOA
5 2 (2.90%) Service Management
6 1 (1.45%) ITSM
6 1 (1.45%) Time Management
6 1 (1.45%) Change Control
6 1 (1.45%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.45%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) SQL
2 20 (28.99%) C#
3 12 (17.39%) VB.NET
4 6 (8.70%) VB
5 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.90%) PHP
7 2 (2.90%) VB6
8 1 (1.45%) Erlang
8 1 (1.45%) F#
8 1 (1.45%) Scala
8 1 (1.45%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.25%) XenApp
2 5 (7.25%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Citrix
2 12 (17.39%) Cisco
3 11 (15.94%) Apple
4 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.14%) VMware
6 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.35%) Avaya
7 2 (2.90%) NetApp
7 2 (2.90%) EMC
7 2 (2.90%) Brocade
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
NST Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum £25K + shift allowance (£4K)+ perfor
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
The SmartList
Salary: 28-30k
Posted: 15 days ago