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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 40 29 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 14.13% 10.18% 21.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.49% 85.29% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35 29 38
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £41,000 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
63 34 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 22.26% 11.93% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 52 34 39
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -33.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (46.75%) Active Directory
2 32 (41.56%) SQL
3 27 (35.06%) MS Excel
4 26 (33.77%) SQL Server
5 21 (27.27%) Citrix
6 20 (25.97%) E-Commerce
7 18 (23.38%) Blackberry
7 18 (23.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (20.78%) .NET
8 16 (20.78%) C#
9 14 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 13 (16.88%) VMware
10 13 (16.88%) DNS
11 12 (15.58%) Apple
11 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
11 12 (15.58%) MS Office
11 12 (15.58%) Linux
12 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET
12 11 (14.29%) Windows XP
12 11 (14.29%) LAN
12 11 (14.29%) WAN
12 11 (14.29%) Windows 8
13 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
13 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (11.69%) jQuery
13 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (11.69%) Web Services
13 9 (11.69%) XSL
13 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio
14 8 (10.39%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (23.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.79%) Lync
3 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (6.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.90%) IIS
4 3 (3.90%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.90%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.60%) Apache
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (35.06%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.58%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) SaaS
2 2 (2.60%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 13 (16.88%) DNS
3 11 (14.29%) LAN
3 11 (14.29%) WAN
4 4 (5.19%) Firewall
5 3 (3.90%) SAN
5 3 (3.90%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (3.90%) VPN
5 3 (3.90%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.60%) DHCP
6 2 (2.60%) VoIP
6 2 (2.60%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (2.60%) Broadband
6 2 (2.60%) VLAN
7 1 (1.30%) Internet
7 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.60%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) OLTP
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
1 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Administrator
2 14 (18.18%) IT Support
3 13 (16.88%) Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Software Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Support Technician
9 3 (3.90%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (3.90%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Support Manager
9 3 (3.90%) IT Support Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Help Desk Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) .NET
2 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.69%) Web Services
3 9 (11.69%) XSL
3 9 (11.69%) jQuery
3 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (7.79%) WinForms
5 2 (2.60%) CSS
5 2 (2.60%) HTML
6 1 (1.30%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.30%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Blackberry
2 7 (9.09%) Clustering
3 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.30%) Blog
4 1 (1.30%) Open Source
4 1 (1.30%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Linux
2 11 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 11 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 8 (10.39%) Apple iOS
3 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.09%) CentOS
4 7 (9.09%) UNIX
5 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.49%) Solaris
6 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) E-Commerce
2 8 (10.39%) ITIL
3 7 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (6.49%) ERP
4 5 (6.49%) Migration
4 5 (6.49%) Low Latency
5 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (5.19%) Web Design
6 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.60%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.60%) Service Management
7 2 (2.60%) CRM
8 1 (1.30%) ITSM
8 1 (1.30%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.30%) SOA
8 1 (1.30%) OO
8 1 (1.30%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.30%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) SQL
2 16 (20.78%) C#
3 7 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.19%) VB
5 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.60%) PHP
6 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.30%) VB6
7 1 (1.30%) Erlang
7 1 (1.30%) F#
7 1 (1.30%) Scala
7 1 (1.30%) Clojure
7 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (46.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.09%) vSphere
4 6 (7.79%) XenApp
4 6 (7.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (27.27%) Citrix
2 13 (16.88%) VMware
3 12 (15.58%) Apple
3 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.09%) Cisco
4 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.79%) Avaya
6 5 (6.49%) Remedy
7 3 (3.90%) Lotus
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle
8 2 (2.60%) EMC
8 2 (2.60%) NetApp
8 2 (2.60%) Google
8 2 (2.60%) Brocade
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