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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 12.12% 2.63% 12.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 9
Average salary £25,000 £34,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% +51.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £29,200 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £38,800 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 12.12% 2.63% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 9
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) SAN
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) Dell
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (23.08%) NetApp
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) CCNA
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) SLA
7 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (15.38%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (15.38%) Umbraco
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) IT Support
2 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
2 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) WCF
1 2 (15.38%) WPF
1 2 (15.38%) CSLA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) CRM
1 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
2 1 (7.69%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) WatchGuard
4 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
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