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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 10.39% 14.61% 15.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 81.25% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 10
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £38,000 £34,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.28%
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
8 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 10.39% 17.98% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 10
Average salary £28,750 £23,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.34% +4.44%
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 17 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Walsall

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) MS Office
4 5 (33.33%) Dell
4 5 (33.33%) LAN
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) Software Deployment
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) vSphere
6 3 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
6 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) SCCM
6 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) LAN
1 5 (33.33%) WAN
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) Q.931
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
2 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Analyst Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) WCF
2 2 (13.33%) WPF
2 2 (13.33%) CSLA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) AS400
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Software Deployment
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) WFM
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) HND
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) CCDP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 2 (13.33%) XenServer
4 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard
5 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
5 1 (6.67%) Verint
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago