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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 42 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 22.22% 10.71% 10.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 56.76% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 39 20 9
Average salary £27,500 £24,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,776 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,250 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
49 37 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 25.93% 18.88% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 45 35 11
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £43,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 35 (35.71%) SQL
3 33 (33.67%) Citrix
4 32 (32.65%) MS Excel
4 32 (32.65%) VMware
5 30 (30.61%) Active Directory
6 29 (29.59%) TCP/IP
7 26 (26.53%) DNS
8 25 (25.51%) LAN
8 25 (25.51%) WAN
9 24 (24.49%) Windows XP
9 24 (24.49%) Windows 8
10 23 (23.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (20.41%) Windows 7
12 18 (18.37%) Avaya
13 17 (17.35%) SLA
14 16 (16.33%) Apple
14 16 (16.33%) Blackberry
14 16 (16.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (15.31%) Apple iOS
15 15 (15.31%) Cisco
15 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
15 15 (15.31%) Service Delivery
16 13 (13.27%) E-Commerce
16 13 (13.27%) Linux
17 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 11 (11.22%) Red Hat
18 11 (11.22%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 16 (16.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (9.18%) Apache
2 9 (9.18%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.16%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.08%) IIS
5 4 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.04%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 32 (32.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.14%) MS Office
3 3 (3.06%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) SaaS
2 2 (2.04%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.59%) TCP/IP
2 26 (26.53%) DNS
3 25 (25.51%) LAN
3 25 (25.51%) WAN
4 11 (11.22%) Internet
5 10 (10.20%) DHCP
6 9 (9.18%) SNMP
6 9 (9.18%) Firewall
7 8 (8.16%) Wireless
7 8 (8.16%) SAN
7 8 (8.16%) Intranet
8 4 (4.08%) VLAN
9 2 (2.04%) VPN
10 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) MySQL
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.02%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.10%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Games
3 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (21.43%) IT Support
2 17 (17.35%) Analyst
3 14 (14.29%) Consultant
4 13 (13.27%) Support Technician
5 12 (12.24%) Administrator
6 11 (11.22%) Developer
7 9 (9.18%) IT Support Technician
8 7 (7.14%) Senior IT Support
8 7 (7.14%) Network Consultant
8 7 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.12%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.12%) Network Manager
9 6 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Service Desk Technician
10 5 (5.10%) Senior Support Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) IT Security Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Support Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) .NET
2 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.14%) jQuery
4 6 (6.12%) Web Services
4 6 (6.12%) XSL
4 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (4.08%) CSS
6 2 (2.04%) HTML
7 1 (1.02%) CAML
7 1 (1.02%) Kendo UI
7 1 (1.02%) XSLT
7 1 (1.02%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.04%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.49%) Windows XP
1 24 (24.49%) Windows 8
2 23 (23.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (20.41%) Windows 7
4 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (15.31%) Apple iOS
6 13 (13.27%) Linux
7 11 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.06%) UNIX
10 2 (2.04%) Solaris
10 2 (2.04%) CentOS
10 2 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.31%) Service Delivery
2 13 (13.27%) E-Commerce
3 10 (10.20%) ITIL
4 9 (9.18%) Performance Management
5 6 (6.12%) ERP
6 5 (5.10%) Risk Management
6 5 (5.10%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (5.10%) Information Security
6 5 (5.10%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (5.10%) Line Management
7 4 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.08%) Migration
7 4 (4.08%) Database Tuning
7 4 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.06%) Project Management
8 3 (3.06%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.04%) Web Development
9 2 (2.04%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.04%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.71%) SQL
2 7 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.02%) Java
4 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.02%) VBA
4 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.04%) MCITP
2 2 (2.04%) MCSE
2 2 (2.04%) MCSA
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) MCP
3 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.02%) Degree
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.35%) SLA
2 5 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (30.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) WMI
2 2 (2.04%) Nagios
3 1 (1.02%) Plesk
Vendors
1 33 (33.67%) Citrix
2 32 (32.65%) VMware
3 18 (18.37%) Avaya
4 16 (16.33%) Apple
5 15 (15.31%) Cisco
5 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
6 11 (11.22%) Oracle
6 11 (11.22%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.08%) Sun
7 4 (4.08%) Remedy
8 3 (3.06%) NetApp
8 3 (3.06%) EMC
8 3 (3.06%) Google
8 3 (3.06%) Brocade
9 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.04%) Nortel
9 2 (2.04%) HP
10 1 (1.02%) Nintex
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