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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 11.36% 19.70% 7.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 4
Average salary £25,000 £31,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% -6.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,200 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £33,500 £36,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £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
10 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 11.36% 19.70% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 6
Average salary £25,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £32,400
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 27 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Walsall

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
4 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
5 7 (36.84%) LAN
5 7 (36.84%) WAN
6 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
7 5 (26.32%) Firewall
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) MS Office
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) Dell
8 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (15.79%) XenApp
9 3 (15.79%) XenServer
9 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 3 (15.79%) vSphere
9 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
9 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco
9 3 (15.79%) Citrix
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL
10 2 (10.53%) HND
10 2 (10.53%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) LAN
1 7 (36.84%) WAN
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Q.931
5 1 (5.26%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) EPoS
1 1 (5.26%) AS400
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
1 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
2 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
2 2 (10.53%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (5.26%) Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) WFM
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) HND
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) XenApp
4 3 (15.79%) XenServer
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
4 3 (15.79%) vSphere
5 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.26%) Xen
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Dell
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Verint
5 2 (10.53%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) Sophos
6 1 (5.26%) Websense
6 1 (5.26%) SurfControl
6 1 (5.26%) Kaspersky
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