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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 21 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 30 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.45% 12.35% 12.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.69% 84.00% 65.45%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 34
Median salary £34,000 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
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
52 25 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 21.58% 14.71% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 48 20 47
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Windows.

1 41 (45.56%) SQL Server
2 40 (44.44%) .NET
3 39 (43.33%) C#
3 39 (43.33%) SQL
4 36 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 30 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 29 (32.22%) ITIL
7 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 24 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
10 20 (22.22%) LAN
10 20 (22.22%) HTML
11 19 (21.11%) WAN
11 19 (21.11%) Windows Server
12 18 (20.00%) VB.NET
12 18 (20.00%) MVC
13 17 (18.89%) OO
13 17 (18.89%) WCF
13 17 (18.89%) Entity Framework
14 16 (17.78%) Windows 7
14 16 (17.78%) Degree
14 16 (17.78%) Web Services
14 16 (17.78%) IIS
14 16 (17.78%) SSL
14 16 (17.78%) VMware
15 15 (16.67%) WinForms
15 15 (16.67%) Firewall
15 15 (16.67%) Migration
15 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
15 15 (16.67%) MS Excel

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (17.78%) IIS
2 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 9 (10.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Office 365
1 7 (7.78%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.22%) LAN
2 19 (21.11%) WAN
3 16 (17.78%) SSL
4 15 (16.67%) Firewall
5 13 (14.44%) DNS
5 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
6 12 (13.33%) DHCP
6 12 (13.33%) SAN
6 12 (13.33%) VPN
7 11 (12.22%) HTTP
8 9 (10.00%) ICMP
8 9 (10.00%) Network Security
8 9 (10.00%) SMTP
8 9 (10.00%) Telnet
8 9 (10.00%) VLAN
9 5 (5.56%) DAB
10 2 (2.22%) CTI
10 2 (2.22%) NGN
10 2 (2.22%) SMS
10 2 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (45.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) SQL CLR
3 8 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.78%) MS Access
4 7 (7.78%) VLDB
5 2 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) NUnit
2 7 (7.78%) QADirector
2 7 (7.78%) TestPartner
3 6 (6.67%) NSubstitute
3 6 (6.67%) ReSharper
3 6 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (8.89%) Retail
2 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.22%) Multimedia
2 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Developer
2 28 (31.11%) .NET Developer
3 25 (27.78%) Support Engineer
4 15 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 15 (16.67%) IT Engineer
5 14 (15.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (15.56%) IT Support
5 14 (15.56%) IT Support Engineer
6 12 (13.33%) Software Developer
7 10 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
9 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (8.89%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (7.78%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (7.78%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 7 (7.78%) C# WPF Developer
10 7 (7.78%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (44.44%) .NET
2 30 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 24 (26.67%) .NET Framework
4 20 (22.22%) HTML
5 17 (18.89%) Entity Framework
5 17 (18.89%) WCF
6 16 (17.78%) Web Services
7 15 (16.67%) WinForms
8 13 (14.44%) Ajax
9 11 (12.22%) XML
10 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (10.00%) jQuery
10 9 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (8.89%) LINQ
12 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (7.78%) CSS
12 7 (7.78%) SOAP
12 7 (7.78%) WPF
12 7 (7.78%) XHTML
12 7 (7.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.56%) iPhone
4 3 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.22%) IVR
5 2 (2.22%) Life Science
6 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.11%) Windows Server
2 16 (17.78%) Windows 7
3 12 (13.33%) Linux
4 8 (8.89%) Android
5 7 (7.78%) Windows 10
6 5 (5.56%) Windows Phone
7 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) ITIL
2 18 (20.00%) MVC
3 17 (18.89%) OO
4 15 (16.67%) Migration
5 14 (15.56%) Data Management
6 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.00%) CRM
7 9 (10.00%) Data Security
7 9 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (8.89%) Coaching
8 8 (8.89%) Incident Management
8 8 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.78%) Automated Testing
9 7 (7.78%) Black-Box Testing
9 7 (7.78%) Performance Testing
9 7 (7.78%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (7.78%) SDLC
9 7 (7.78%) Software Testing
9 7 (7.78%) Test Planning
9 7 (7.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.33%) C#
1 39 (43.33%) SQL
2 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 18 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 14 (15.56%) T-SQL
5 11 (12.22%) VB
5 11 (12.22%) VBA
6 6 (6.67%) XAML
7 5 (5.56%) Java
8 4 (4.44%) PHP
8 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) ISEB
2 7 (7.78%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (7.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.11%) MCSA
5 1 (1.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.78%) VMware
3 12 (13.33%) HP
4 9 (10.00%) Brocade
4 9 (10.00%) Cisco
4 9 (10.00%) EMC
4 9 (10.00%) IBM
4 9 (10.00%) Symantec
4 9 (10.00%) Veeam
5 8 (8.89%) Oracle
6 7 (7.78%) PayPal
6 7 (7.78%) Sage
6 7 (7.78%) WorldPay
7 6 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.67%) Citrix
7 6 (6.67%) DevExpress
8 2 (2.22%) Avaya
8 2 (2.22%) Mitel
9 1 (1.11%) Apple
9 1 (1.11%) Extreme Networks
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