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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 45 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 25.42% 10.12% 13.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.36% 60.71% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 39 17 11
Average salary £27,500 £22,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,110 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
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
56 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 31.64% 16.67% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 12
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 36 (37.50%) SQL
1 36 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 34 (35.42%) MS Excel
3 33 (34.38%) Active Directory
4 32 (33.33%) Citrix
4 32 (33.33%) VMware
5 29 (30.21%) TCP/IP
6 26 (27.08%) DNS
7 24 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 24 (25.00%) LAN
7 24 (25.00%) WAN
7 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (23.96%) Windows 8
9 19 (19.79%) Windows 7
10 17 (17.71%) Avaya
11 16 (16.67%) Apple
11 16 (16.67%) Linux
11 16 (16.67%) Blackberry
11 16 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 15 (15.63%) E-Commerce
12 15 (15.63%) SLA
12 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
12 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (15.63%) Apple iOS
13 14 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (14.58%) Cisco
13 14 (14.58%) Red Hat
13 14 (14.58%) Service Delivery
14 11 (11.46%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (11.46%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.38%) Apache
4 8 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 6 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.13%) IBM Notes
8 3 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (2.08%) IIS
9 2 (2.08%) Joomla!
10 1 (1.04%) Lync
10 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (35.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) MS Office
3 3 (3.13%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) SaaS
1 2 (2.08%) Google Apps
1 2 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.21%) TCP/IP
2 26 (27.08%) DNS
3 24 (25.00%) LAN
3 24 (25.00%) WAN
4 11 (11.46%) Internet
5 10 (10.42%) DHCP
6 9 (9.38%) SNMP
7 8 (8.33%) Firewall
7 8 (8.33%) Wireless
7 8 (8.33%) Intranet
8 7 (7.29%) SAN
9 4 (4.17%) VLAN
10 2 (2.08%) VPN
11 1 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 9 (9.38%) MySQL
3 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.04%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.29%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (25.00%) IT Support
2 14 (14.58%) Analyst
2 14 (14.58%) Administrator
3 13 (13.54%) Consultant
4 12 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 12 (12.50%) Developer
5 9 (9.38%) IT Support Technician
6 8 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.29%) Network Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Network Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Senior IT Support
9 5 (5.21%) Service Desk Technician
9 5 (5.21%) Support Manager
9 5 (5.21%) IT Support Manager
9 5 (5.21%) Service Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.21%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) .NET
2 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.29%) jQuery
4 6 (6.25%) Web Services
4 6 (6.25%) XSL
4 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (4.17%) CSS
6 2 (2.08%) HTML
7 1 (1.04%) CAML
7 1 (1.04%) Kendo UI
7 1 (1.04%) XSLT
7 1 (1.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.21%) Clustering
3 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (23.96%) Windows 8
3 19 (19.79%) Windows 7
4 16 (16.67%) Linux
5 15 (15.63%) Apple iOS
5 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.25%) UNIX
9 5 (5.21%) Solaris
9 5 (5.21%) CentOS
9 5 (5.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.63%) E-Commerce
2 14 (14.58%) Service Delivery
3 9 (9.38%) ERP
3 9 (9.38%) Performance Management
4 8 (8.33%) ITIL
5 6 (6.25%) Migration
6 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.21%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (4.17%) Line Management
7 4 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.13%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (3.13%) Information Security
8 3 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.08%) Web Development
9 2 (2.08%) Database Tuning
9 2 (2.08%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.08%) Project Management
9 2 (2.08%) Change Management
9 2 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (7.29%) C#
3 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.04%) Java
4 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.04%) VBA
4 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.17%) VCP4
3 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) MCITP
4 1 (1.04%) MCP
4 1 (1.04%) MCSE
4 1 (1.04%) MCSA
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.63%) SLA
2 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.21%) vSphere
4 1 (1.04%) XenApp
4 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) WMI
2 5 (5.21%) Nagios
3 1 (1.04%) Plesk
Vendors
1 32 (33.33%) Citrix
1 32 (33.33%) VMware
2 17 (17.71%) Avaya
3 16 (16.67%) Apple
4 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 14 (14.58%) Cisco
5 14 (14.58%) Red Hat
6 11 (11.46%) Oracle
7 6 (6.25%) Remedy
8 3 (3.13%) EMC
8 3 (3.13%) Sun
8 3 (3.13%) NetApp
8 3 (3.13%) Lotus
8 3 (3.13%) Brocade
9 2 (2.08%) Nortel
9 2 (2.08%) Google
10 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.04%) HP
10 1 (1.04%) Nintex
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