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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 30.95% 33.33% 26.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 73.33% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 8
Average salary £19,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £35,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Operating Systems Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 30.95% 45.45% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 9
Average salary £24,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 16 April 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 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) SLA
3 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
3 8 (42.11%) Windows XP
4 7 (36.84%) Blackberry
4 7 (36.84%) WAN
5 6 (31.58%) HP
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (26.32%) NetApp
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (26.32%) VMware
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 4 (21.05%) Citrix
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
7 4 (21.05%) .NET
7 4 (21.05%) C#
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (21.05%) McAfee
7 4 (21.05%) Web Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
1 5 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) WAN
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (10.53%) Broadband
4 2 (10.53%) VoIP
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) DTS
4 1 (5.26%) OLTP
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Service Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Team Leader
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
5 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.79%) CMDB
3 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 2 (10.53%) PDA
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows XP
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (15.79%) Android
4 3 (15.79%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Web Development
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
1 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
1 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) MCSA
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
2 2 (10.53%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) NetApp
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) McAfee
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) Toshiba
5 3 (15.79%) Dell
5 3 (15.79%) EMC
6 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
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