The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 West Bromwich region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 12.77% 34.15% 14.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 5
Average salary £19,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.50% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 12.77% 34.15% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 5
Average salary £19,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.50% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
West Midlands

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 23 (95.83%) Windows XP
1 23 (95.83%) SLA
2 22 (91.67%) Blackberry
3 19 (79.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 18 (75.00%) Citrix
5 17 (70.83%) McAfee
6 15 (62.50%) LAN
6 15 (62.50%) WAN
6 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 15 (62.50%) XenApp
7 14 (58.33%) LANDesk
7 14 (58.33%) PDA
7 14 (58.33%) VoIP
7 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
7 14 (58.33%) Broadband
7 14 (58.33%) ITIL
7 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (58.33%) 3G
8 13 (54.17%) MCSE
9 12 (50.00%) Service Management
9 12 (50.00%) Asset Management
10 11 (45.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
12 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
14 4 (16.67%) HP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 19 (79.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) LAN
1 15 (62.50%) WAN
2 14 (58.33%) VoIP
2 14 (58.33%) Broadband
2 14 (58.33%) 3G
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) OLTP
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Analyst
2 19 (79.17%) Service Analyst
2 19 (79.17%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 4 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 22 (91.67%) Blackberry
2 14 (58.33%) PDA
3 4 (16.67%) CMDB
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows XP
2 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.67%) Android
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (16.67%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 12 (50.00%) Service Management
2 12 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 11 (45.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (54.17%) MCSE
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (95.83%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) XenApp
2 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Citrix
2 17 (70.83%) McAfee
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 14 (58.33%) LANDesk
5 4 (16.67%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) Dell
5 4 (16.67%) Toshiba
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco