The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 23 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 18.55% 7.04% 15.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 14
Median salary £31,000 £36,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,212 £33,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,200 £37,100
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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 Walsall region.

Operating Systems Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 18.55% 7.04% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 16
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +35.84%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

The demand trend of job ads across the Walsall region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Windows
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Windows Salary Trend in Walsall

Windows
Salary Histogram in Walsall

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Walsall region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Walsall

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Walsall region with a requirement for Windows.

1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
5 15 (51.72%) TCP/IP
6 14 (48.28%) VMware
6 14 (48.28%) Veeam
6 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
8 12 (41.38%) DNS
8 12 (41.38%) DHCP
8 12 (41.38%) Firewall
8 12 (41.38%) Citrix
9 11 (37.93%) Windows XP
9 11 (37.93%) XenApp
10 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
11 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (24.14%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
12 7 (24.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
12 7 (24.14%) Cisco
13 6 (20.69%) WAN
13 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (20.69%) Tcl
13 6 (20.69%) OSPF
13 6 (20.69%) Sophos
13 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) TCP/IP
2 12 (41.38%) DHCP
2 12 (41.38%) DNS
2 12 (41.38%) Firewall
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (20.69%) OSPF
3 6 (20.69%) WAN
3 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (13.79%) LAN
5 3 (10.34%) SAN
6 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.90%) IMAP
6 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.90%) SMTP
6 2 (6.90%) VLAN
6 2 (6.90%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) NAS
7 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (20.69%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Senior Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Senior Technical Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Technical Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
4 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (37.93%) Windows XP
6 7 (24.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (20.69%) Windows 10
7 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
8 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
10 1 (3.45%) Android
10 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (20.69%) Network Management
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Server Building
3 1 (3.45%) Android Development
3 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
3 1 (3.45%) ITSM
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Tcl
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) F#
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) XenApp
3 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (24.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
6 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Veeam
1 14 (48.28%) VMware
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 12 (41.38%) Citrix
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco
5 6 (20.69%) Sophos
6 3 (10.34%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.45%) Mitel
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp