The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sutton Coldfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 20.00% 33.33% 21.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 60.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 8
Average salary £35,000 £22,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -40.13%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sutton Coldfield region.

Operating Systems Category
Sutton Coldfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 20.00% 55.56% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 8
Average salary £35,000 £22,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -41.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Sutton Coldfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

Windows
Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Sutton Coldfield region.

Windows Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) XenServer
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) MS Access
5 1 (16.67%) DTS
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) Telerik