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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 29 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 14.80% 12.26% 13.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.05% 77.55% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 37 27
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £19,300 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
42 49 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 21.43% 15.81% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 41 46 31
Average salary £34,000 £27,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,700 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (36.99%) SQL Server
1 27 (36.99%) VMware
2 24 (32.88%) SQL
3 22 (30.14%) MS Excel
4 21 (28.77%) LAN
5 20 (27.40%) WAN
5 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
5 20 (27.40%) Citrix
6 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
6 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (20.55%) Windows 8
8 13 (17.81%) DNS
9 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
9 12 (16.44%) Apple
9 12 (16.44%) Windows XP
9 12 (16.44%) Apple iOS
10 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
11 10 (13.70%) Blackberry
11 10 (13.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (13.70%) Avaya
11 10 (13.70%) SLA
11 10 (13.70%) Cisco
12 9 (12.33%) Firewall
12 9 (12.33%) SaaS
12 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
13 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Management
13 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (13.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.11%) IIS
2 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.74%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (30.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) SaaS
2 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.77%) LAN
2 20 (27.40%) WAN
3 13 (17.81%) DNS
4 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
5 9 (12.33%) Firewall
6 7 (9.59%) Internet
7 6 (8.22%) SAN
8 4 (5.48%) VLAN
9 3 (4.11%) VPN
9 3 (4.11%) DHCP
10 2 (2.74%) SNMP
10 2 (2.74%) Intranet
10 2 (2.74%) Wireless
11 1 (1.37%) SSH
11 1 (1.37%) MPLS
11 1 (1.37%) Telnet
11 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.37%) MS Access
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) TestPartner
3 1 (1.37%) QADirector
General
1 5 (6.85%) Games
2 2 (2.74%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (17.81%) IT Support
2 12 (16.44%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Support Technician
4 9 (12.33%) Administrator
5 8 (10.96%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.59%) Consultant
7 6 (8.22%) Developer
8 5 (6.85%) IT Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) Junior
8 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Security Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.85%) Support Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) Senior IT Support
8 5 (6.85%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (6.85%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.85%) Senior Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) Web Services
2 4 (5.48%) XSL
2 4 (5.48%) jQuery
2 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (5.48%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Blackberry
2 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.85%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.85%) Clustering
3 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) User Experience
5 2 (2.74%) Social Media
6 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (20.55%) Windows 8
3 12 (16.44%) Apple iOS
3 12 (16.44%) Windows XP
4 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.96%) Linux
7 7 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.85%) CentOS
8 5 (6.85%) UNIX
8 5 (6.85%) Solaris
8 5 (6.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.74%) Android
10 2 (2.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.96%) ITIL
1 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.22%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (6.85%) Information Security
4 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
4 5 (6.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (6.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (6.85%) Line Management
5 4 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.48%) Database Tuning
5 4 (5.48%) Network Architecture
5 4 (5.48%) Project Management
5 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.74%) CRM
6 2 (2.74%) Web Design
6 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.74%) TDD
6 2 (2.74%) Software Testing
6 2 (2.74%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.88%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) VB
3 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) MCSA
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (9.59%) MCITP
2 6 (8.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.11%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) ISEB
4 2 (2.74%) MCSE
5 1 (1.37%) MCP
5 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) SLA
2 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.85%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.48%) QA
System Software
1 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.85%) vSphere
5 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Nagios
2 2 (2.74%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (36.99%) VMware
2 20 (27.40%) Citrix
3 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
4 12 (16.44%) Apple
5 10 (13.70%) Avaya
5 10 (13.70%) Cisco
6 7 (9.59%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.11%) Sun
7 3 (4.11%) HP
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle
8 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.37%) Juniper
9 1 (1.37%) Google
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