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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 20 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.17% 17.14% 32.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 10
Average salary £30,000 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.40% -2.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
2 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.17% 17.14% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 10
Average salary £20,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Walsall

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (77.78%) VMware
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) IIS
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere
5 2 (22.22%) PDA
5 2 (22.22%) XenApp
6 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 1 (11.11%) MCTS
6 1 (11.11%) MCITP
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) OLTP
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (44.44%) IT Support
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) IT Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Release Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PDA
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Change Management
1 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
1 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
1 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (11.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCTS
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco