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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 36 25 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.37% 9.51% 25.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.45% 89.29% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 42
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
55 28 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.90% 10.65% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 47 28 44
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -29.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £70,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 40 (51.28%) Active Directory
2 31 (39.74%) SQL
3 29 (37.18%) MS Excel
4 25 (32.05%) SQL Server
4 25 (32.05%) Citrix
5 22 (28.21%) Blackberry
5 22 (28.21%) .NET
5 22 (28.21%) C#
6 21 (26.92%) E-Commerce
6 21 (26.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
8 15 (19.23%) DNS
8 15 (19.23%) MS Office
9 14 (17.95%) Windows XP
9 14 (17.95%) Windows 8
10 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 13 (16.67%) LAN
10 13 (16.67%) WAN
11 12 (15.38%) Cisco
11 12 (15.38%) Apple
11 12 (15.38%) VB.NET
12 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio
12 10 (12.82%) Web Services
12 10 (12.82%) XSL
12 10 (12.82%) WinForms
12 10 (12.82%) jQuery
12 10 (12.82%) Relational Database
12 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
14 8 (10.26%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 21 (26.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (7.69%) Lync
3 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.85%) IIS
6 2 (2.56%) Apache
6 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (37.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (19.23%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
2 15 (19.23%) DNS
3 13 (16.67%) LAN
3 13 (16.67%) WAN
4 5 (6.41%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (5.13%) Firewall
6 3 (3.85%) SAN
6 3 (3.85%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.56%) HTTP
7 2 (2.56%) DHCP
7 2 (2.56%) Broadband
7 2 (2.56%) VoIP
7 2 (2.56%) VPN
7 2 (2.56%) VLAN
7 2 (2.56%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.56%) OLTP
3 2 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Developer
2 14 (17.95%) Analyst
2 14 (17.95%) IT Support
3 13 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 13 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) Software Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Administrator
6 8 (10.26%) Help Desk Support
7 7 (8.97%) .NET Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.97%) Help Desk Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Support Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Support Technician
10 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) .NET
2 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (12.82%) Web Services
3 10 (12.82%) XSL
3 10 (12.82%) WinForms
3 10 (12.82%) jQuery
3 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.56%) HTML
4 2 (2.56%) Classic ASP
4 2 (2.56%) CSS
4 2 (2.56%) .NET Remoting
4 2 (2.56%) WCF
5 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.21%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.13%) Clustering
3 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.56%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.28%) Open Source
5 1 (1.28%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Windows XP
1 14 (17.95%) Windows 8
2 7 (8.97%) Linux
3 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.13%) UNIX
5 4 (5.13%) CentOS
6 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.56%) Solaris
8 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) E-Commerce
2 8 (10.26%) ITIL
3 7 (8.97%) Low Latency
4 5 (6.41%) Web Design
4 5 (6.41%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.56%) SOA
7 2 (2.56%) CRM
7 2 (2.56%) ERP
7 2 (2.56%) OO
7 2 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.56%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.56%) Migration
7 2 (2.56%) Service Management
8 1 (1.28%) Change Control
8 1 (1.28%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.28%) Functional Programming
8 1 (1.28%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.74%) SQL
2 22 (28.21%) C#
3 12 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 6 (7.69%) VB
5 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.56%) PHP
7 2 (2.56%) VB6
8 1 (1.28%) Clojure
8 1 (1.28%) Erlang
8 1 (1.28%) F#
8 1 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (51.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.69%) XenApp
2 6 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 4 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Citrix
2 12 (15.38%) Cisco
2 12 (15.38%) Apple
3 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.26%) VMware
5 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.85%) Avaya
7 2 (2.56%) NetApp
7 2 (2.56%) Lotus
7 2 (2.56%) EMC
7 2 (2.56%) Remedy
7 2 (2.56%) Brocade
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle
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