The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 37 26 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.94% 11.02% 22.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.08% 83.87% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 39
Average salary £26,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
48 31 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 16.78% 13.14% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 43 31 44
Average salary £26,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Staffordshire

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 23 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 35 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 26 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 23 (35.38%) Citrix
4 22 (33.85%) E-Commerce
5 21 (32.31%) SQL
6 20 (30.77%) Blackberry
7 19 (29.23%) C#
7 19 (29.23%) .NET
8 18 (27.69%) MS Office
8 18 (27.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
11 13 (20.00%) Cisco
11 13 (20.00%) Windows XP
12 12 (18.46%) Windows 8
13 11 (16.92%) LAN
13 11 (16.92%) WAN
13 11 (16.92%) DNS
13 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
13 11 (16.92%) VB.NET
14 9 (13.85%) WinForms
14 9 (13.85%) Apple
15 8 (12.31%) jQuery
15 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
16 7 (10.77%) Web Services
16 7 (10.77%) XSL
17 6 (9.23%) VB
17 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
17 6 (9.23%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 18 (27.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.62%) IIS
3 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.62%) Lync
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (27.69%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
2 11 (16.92%) DNS
2 11 (16.92%) LAN
2 11 (16.92%) WAN
3 5 (7.69%) Firewall
3 5 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (4.62%) VoIP
5 2 (3.08%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (3.08%) SAN
5 2 (3.08%) Internet
5 2 (3.08%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.08%) HTTP
5 2 (3.08%) Broadband
6 1 (1.54%) GSM
6 1 (1.54%) ISDN
6 1 (1.54%) SMS
6 1 (1.54%) DHCP
6 1 (1.54%) VPN
6 1 (1.54%) PABX
6 1 (1.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) OLTP
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 11 (16.92%) Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) IT Support
5 8 (12.31%) Help Desk Support
5 8 (12.31%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.77%) .NET Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Help Desk Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Administrator
10 3 (4.62%) Support Technician
10 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.62%) Network Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.23%) .NET
2 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.85%) WinForms
4 8 (12.31%) jQuery
4 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (10.77%) Web Services
5 7 (10.77%) XSL
6 3 (4.62%) WCF
7 2 (3.08%) HTML
7 2 (3.08%) .NET Remoting
7 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.08%) CSS
7 2 (3.08%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.54%) WPF
8 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.08%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 12 (18.46%) Windows 8
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.15%) Linux
5 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.54%) AIX
7 1 (1.54%) Solaris
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) E-Commerce
2 5 (7.69%) ITIL
2 5 (7.69%) Web Design
2 5 (7.69%) Low Latency
3 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
4 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
4 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.08%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.08%) OO
5 2 (3.08%) CRM
5 2 (3.08%) SOA
6 1 (1.54%) Service Management
6 1 (1.54%) ITSM
6 1 (1.54%) MVC
6 1 (1.54%) Migration
6 1 (1.54%) Scrum
6 1 (1.54%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.54%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) SQL
2 19 (29.23%) C#
3 11 (16.92%) VB.NET
4 6 (9.23%) VB
5 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.08%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) CCNA
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) XenApp
2 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.54%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Citrix
2 13 (20.00%) Cisco
3 9 (13.85%) Apple
4 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.15%) VMware
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle
6 2 (3.08%) Brocade
6 2 (3.08%) EMC
6 2 (3.08%) Avaya
6 2 (3.08%) NetApp
7 1 (1.54%) Mitel
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