The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Bromwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 19 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 20.88% 7.69% 13.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 2
Average salary £18,500 £13,625 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.77% -59.32%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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 West Bromwich region.

Operating Systems Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 20.88% 7.69% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 2
Average salary £36,500 £13,625 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+167.88% -59.32%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the West Bromwich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

Windows
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the West Bromwich region.

Windows Salary Trend in West Bromwich

Windows
Salary Histogram in West Bromwich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the West Bromwich region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in West Bromwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
3 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) SLA
4 9 (31.03%) MS Office
5 8 (27.59%) SQL
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
6 6 (20.69%) Citrix
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (17.24%) Clustering
7 5 (17.24%) Firewall
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (13.79%) LANDesk
8 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
8 4 (13.79%) Software Deployment
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (13.79%) LAN
8 4 (13.79%) WAN
9 3 (10.34%) ETL
9 3 (10.34%) Remedy
9 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
9 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
9 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (10.34%) Patch Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (31.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) LAN
2 4 (13.79%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.90%) PuTTY
3 2 (6.90%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (6.90%) Toad
General
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Service Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) IT Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) DBA
5 5 (17.24%) SQL DBA
6 3 (10.34%) Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) AOM
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.45%) WCF
1 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Unix
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Software Deployment
2 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.34%) ETL
2 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) Change Control
3 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) Email Filtering
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Time Management
3 2 (6.90%) Web Filtering
4 1 (3.45%) Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.45%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (3.45%) Facilities Management
4 1 (3.45%) SDLC
4 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.45%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCA
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCP
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) MCTS
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Citrix
3 4 (13.79%) LANDesk
4 3 (10.34%) Remedy
5 2 (6.90%) 3PAR
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat