The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Walsall region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 14.89% 15.63% 17.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.35% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 4
Average salary £31,500 £27,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +25.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £22,500 £20,450
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £34,100 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Operating Systems Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 18.09% 15.63% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 9
Average salary £24,750 £22,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £31,500 £32,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows
West Midlands

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 16 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Walsall

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) IIS
4 7 (28.00%) C#
4 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (28.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (24.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (24.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (24.00%) LAN
5 6 (24.00%) WAN
5 6 (24.00%) .NET
5 6 (24.00%) OLTP
5 6 (24.00%) Replication
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.00%) CRM
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (16.00%) QA
7 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (16.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) NetApp
8 3 (12.00%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (32.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) LAN
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) Intranet
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) OLTP
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) DTS
5 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
1 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 5 (20.00%) Junior
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Release Coordinator
3 4 (16.00%) Junior IT Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.00%) XML
4 3 (12.00%) Ajax
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Replication
2 2 (8.00%) Firmware
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) PDA
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Android
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (24.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (24.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (20.00%) CRM
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) MCITP
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) NetApp
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Telerik
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Apple
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