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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank - 4 1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 0 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich - 33.33% 46.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 18
Average salary - £18,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -51.61%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
0 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich - 33.33% 48.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 19
Average salary - £24,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -38.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Toad
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk