The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Walsall
Rank 7 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 9.68% 8.70% 13.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 7
Median salary £31,500 £27,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,800 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £33,300 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%

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
4 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 12.90% 8.70% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 7
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% +5.76%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

The demand trend of job ads across the Walsall region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Walsall

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Walsall region with a requirement for Windows.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (26.67%) Office 365
6 4 (26.67%) SLA
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) Dell
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (20.00%) SCCM
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
8 2 (13.33%) vSphere
8 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) DSL
4 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) PBX
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Printer Support
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Coaching
2 2 (13.33%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Server Patching
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Presales
3 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) PMP
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Dell
4 3 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Meraki
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
5 2 (13.33%) WatchGuard
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Veeam