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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 28 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 14.00% 13.19% 8.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.78% 69.09% 82.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 23
Average salary £30,000 £23,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £19,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
36 55 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.00% 19.10% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 32 52 28
Average salary £33,500 £27,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.81% -17.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £70,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 1 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
1 25 (43.10%) VMware
2 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
3 22 (37.93%) SQL
4 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (29.31%) MS Excel
6 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
7 14 (24.14%) LAN
7 14 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (22.41%) Hyper-V
8 13 (22.41%) SaaS
8 13 (22.41%) WAN
9 11 (18.97%) Apple
9 11 (18.97%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (17.24%) Apple iOS
10 10 (17.24%) Citrix
11 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (15.52%) DNS
11 9 (15.52%) MCSA
11 9 (15.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (15.52%) MCITP
11 9 (15.52%) QA
12 8 (13.79%) Linux
12 8 (13.79%) Cisco
13 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
13 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (10.34%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (8.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (29.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) SaaS
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) LAN
2 13 (22.41%) WAN
3 9 (15.52%) DNS
4 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.90%) DHCP
5 4 (6.90%) Firewall
6 3 (5.17%) Internet
6 3 (5.17%) VPN
7 2 (3.45%) SAN
7 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.45%) VLAN
8 1 (1.72%) Network Security
8 1 (1.72%) SSH
8 1 (1.72%) MPLS
8 1 (1.72%) Telnet
8 1 (1.72%) DMZ
8 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.45%) TestPartner
2 2 (3.45%) QADirector
General
1 5 (8.62%) Marketing
2 4 (6.90%) Games
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (13.79%) Administrator
3 7 (12.07%) Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Support Technician
4 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) iOS Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) IT Support
5 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.90%) Tester
5 4 (6.90%) Junior
5 4 (6.90%) Software Tester
6 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Data Centre Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) XSL
2 2 (3.45%) jQuery
2 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (3.45%) HTML
2 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
1 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.62%) User Experience
2 5 (8.62%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.62%) Clustering
2 5 (8.62%) Private Cloud
2 5 (8.62%) Social Media
3 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
6 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.72%) CMDB
6 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (17.24%) Apple iOS
3 8 (13.79%) Linux
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Phone
6 5 (8.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (8.62%) Android
6 5 (8.62%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.62%) UNIX
6 5 (8.62%) Solaris
6 5 (8.62%) CentOS
6 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (10.34%) ITIL
2 6 (10.34%) Project Management
3 5 (8.62%) Web Design
3 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.62%) TDD
3 5 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (8.62%) Social Media Marketing
3 5 (8.62%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (8.62%) iOS Development
4 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (6.90%) Test Planning
4 4 (6.90%) Black-Box Testing
4 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
4 4 (6.90%) Database Tuning
4 4 (6.90%) Software Testing
4 4 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (3.45%) Information Security
5 2 (3.45%) Automated Testing
5 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (3.45%) VB
3 2 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) MCSA
1 9 (15.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (15.52%) MCITP
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.62%) Degree
3 4 (6.90%) ISEB
4 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.72%) MCSE
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.72%) CCNP
5 1 (1.72%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
2 5 (8.62%) SLA
3 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
3 13 (22.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.62%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
1 25 (43.10%) VMware
2 11 (18.97%) Apple
3 10 (17.24%) Citrix
4 8 (13.79%) Cisco
5 5 (8.62%) Avaya
5 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.45%) Google
6 2 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) Sun
7 1 (1.72%) Juniper
7 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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