The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 11 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 9.91% 12.50% 8.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 4
Average salary £27,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,500 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
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
11 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 9.91% 12.50% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 6
Average salary £23,000 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.59% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Walsall

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) vSphere
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (15.38%) XenApp
5 2 (15.38%) XenServer
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) Service Management
1 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
1 1 (7.69%) Change Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) XenServer
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) Xen
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee
3 1 (7.69%) Sophos
3 1 (7.69%) Websense
3 1 (7.69%) SurfControl
3 1 (7.69%) Kaspersky
3 1 (7.69%) Verint
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
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