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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 38 26 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 13.10% 11.02% 22.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.00% 83.87% 81.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 38
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 £31,750
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
50 31 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 17.24% 13.14% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 43
Average salary £27,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,950 £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 28 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 36 (53.73%) Active Directory
2 27 (40.30%) MS Excel
3 23 (34.33%) SQL
3 23 (34.33%) E-Commerce
3 23 (34.33%) Citrix
4 20 (29.85%) Blackberry
4 20 (29.85%) C#
4 20 (29.85%) .NET
5 18 (26.87%) MS Office
5 18 (26.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
7 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
8 13 (19.40%) Cisco
8 13 (19.40%) Windows XP
9 12 (17.91%) VB.NET
9 12 (17.91%) Windows 8
10 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET
10 11 (16.42%) LAN
10 11 (16.42%) WAN
10 11 (16.42%) DNS
11 10 (14.93%) WinForms
12 9 (13.43%) Apple
13 8 (11.94%) jQuery
13 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (10.45%) Visual Studio
14 7 (10.45%) Web Services
14 7 (10.45%) XSL
15 6 (8.96%) ITIL
15 6 (8.96%) VB
15 6 (8.96%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (26.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.48%) IIS
3 3 (4.48%) Lync
4 2 (2.99%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (40.30%) MS Excel
2 18 (26.87%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
2 11 (16.42%) LAN
2 11 (16.42%) WAN
2 11 (16.42%) DNS
3 5 (7.46%) Firewall
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (4.48%) VoIP
5 2 (2.99%) Internet
5 2 (2.99%) SAN
5 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.99%) HTTP
5 2 (2.99%) Broadband
5 2 (2.99%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.49%) SSH
6 1 (1.49%) VLAN
6 1 (1.49%) GSM
6 1 (1.49%) ISDN
6 1 (1.49%) SMS
6 1 (1.49%) DHCP
6 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.99%) OLTP
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Developer
2 13 (19.40%) Support Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Service Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (14.93%) IT Support
6 8 (11.94%) Software Developer
6 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Help Desk Support
7 7 (10.45%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Help Desk Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (7.46%) Senior Support Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Administrator
10 4 (5.97%) IT Support Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) IT Support Technician
11 3 (4.48%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.85%) .NET
2 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET
3 10 (14.93%) WinForms
4 8 (11.94%) jQuery
4 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (10.45%) Web Services
5 7 (10.45%) XSL
6 3 (4.48%) WCF
7 2 (2.99%) HTML
7 2 (2.99%) Classic ASP
7 2 (2.99%) CSS
7 2 (2.99%) .NET Remoting
7 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.49%) WPF
8 1 (1.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.99%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Windows XP
2 12 (17.91%) Windows 8
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.97%) Linux
5 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.49%) AIX
7 1 (1.49%) Solaris
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) E-Commerce
2 6 (8.96%) ITIL
2 6 (8.96%) Low Latency
3 5 (7.46%) Web Design
4 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
5 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.99%) CRM
6 2 (2.99%) SOA
6 2 (2.99%) OO
6 2 (2.99%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.49%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.49%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.49%) Scrum
7 1 (1.49%) ITSM
7 1 (1.49%) MVC
7 1 (1.49%) Migration
7 1 (1.49%) Service Management
7 1 (1.49%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.33%) SQL
2 20 (29.85%) C#
3 12 (17.91%) VB.NET
4 6 (8.96%) VB
5 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 2 (2.99%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) CCNA
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (53.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) XenApp
2 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Citrix
2 13 (19.40%) Cisco
3 9 (13.43%) Apple
4 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.97%) VMware
6 2 (2.99%) Avaya
6 2 (2.99%) NetApp
6 2 (2.99%) EMC
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle
6 2 (2.99%) Brocade
7 1 (1.49%) Mitel
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