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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 49 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 26.63% 9.09% 11.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.06% 71.43% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 39 20 11
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
72 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 39.13% 12.73% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 55 28 12
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 £21,500 £22,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £66,000
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 23 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (40.91%) SQL
1 36 (40.91%) SQL Server
1 36 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 33 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 30 (34.09%) Citrix
4 29 (32.95%) TCP/IP
5 28 (31.82%) DNS
5 28 (31.82%) VMware
6 25 (28.41%) Windows XP
7 22 (25.00%) LAN
7 22 (25.00%) WAN
8 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (22.73%) Windows 8
9 18 (20.45%) Blackberry
9 18 (20.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (19.32%) Avaya
10 17 (19.32%) Apple
10 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
10 17 (19.32%) Linux
11 16 (18.18%) Apple iOS
12 15 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (15.91%) E-Commerce
13 14 (15.91%) Red Hat
13 14 (15.91%) Windows 7
14 13 (14.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (14.77%) SLA
15 11 (12.50%) DHCP
15 11 (12.50%) .NET
15 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (11.36%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (20.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (11.36%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.23%) MS Exchange
4 7 (7.95%) Apache
5 6 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.41%) IBM Notes
7 3 (3.41%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (3.41%) Lync
7 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.27%) Joomla!
8 2 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.95%) MS Office
3 3 (3.41%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Google Apps
1 2 (2.27%) Office 365
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.95%) TCP/IP
2 28 (31.82%) DNS
3 22 (25.00%) LAN
3 22 (25.00%) WAN
4 11 (12.50%) DHCP
5 9 (10.23%) Internet
6 8 (9.09%) Intranet
6 8 (9.09%) Wireless
7 7 (7.95%) SNMP
8 5 (5.68%) Firewall
9 4 (4.55%) SAN
10 3 (3.41%) VPN
10 3 (3.41%) VLAN
11 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) MySQL
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) MS Access
7 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.82%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (23.86%) IT Support
2 15 (17.05%) Administrator
3 14 (15.91%) Support Technician
4 13 (14.77%) Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (11.36%) IT Support Technician
6 9 (10.23%) Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Consultant
8 6 (6.82%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Service Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.68%) Network Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Support Manager
9 5 (5.68%) IT Support Manager
9 5 (5.68%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Service Desk Technician
10 4 (4.55%) Network Manager
11 3 (3.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) .NET
2 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.95%) jQuery
4 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (6.82%) Web Services
4 6 (6.82%) XSL
5 4 (4.55%) CSS
6 2 (2.27%) HTML
7 1 (1.14%) Ajax
7 1 (1.14%) WinForms
7 1 (1.14%) XSLT
7 1 (1.14%) CAML
7 1 (1.14%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.95%) Clustering
3 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) Open Source
4 1 (1.14%) Blog
4 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.41%) Windows XP
2 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (22.73%) Windows 8
3 17 (19.32%) Linux
4 16 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 14 (15.91%) Windows 7
6 13 (14.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (9.09%) UNIX
10 7 (7.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (7.95%) CentOS
11 5 (5.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.91%) E-Commerce
2 10 (11.36%) Service Delivery
3 8 (9.09%) ERP
4 7 (7.95%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (7.95%) Performance Management
5 6 (6.82%) Migration
6 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.68%) ITIL
7 3 (3.41%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.27%) Low Latency
8 2 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.27%) Database Tuning
8 2 (2.27%) Project Management
8 2 (2.27%) Change Management
8 2 (2.27%) Web Development
9 1 (1.14%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.14%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.14%) Service Management
9 1 (1.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.91%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.14%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.14%) VBA
4 1 (1.14%) F#
4 1 (1.14%) Scala
4 1 (1.14%) Erlang
4 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.14%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.95%) vSphere
4 3 (3.41%) XenApp
4 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) WMI
1 7 (7.95%) Nagios
2 1 (1.14%) Plesk
Vendors
1 30 (34.09%) Citrix
2 28 (31.82%) VMware
3 17 (19.32%) Avaya
3 17 (19.32%) Apple
3 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
4 14 (15.91%) Red Hat
5 10 (11.36%) Cisco
6 9 (10.23%) Oracle
7 6 (6.82%) Remedy
8 3 (3.41%) Brocade
8 3 (3.41%) NetApp
8 3 (3.41%) Lotus
8 3 (3.41%) EMC
9 2 (2.27%) Google
9 2 (2.27%) Nortel
10 1 (1.14%) Sun
10 1 (1.14%) Nintex
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