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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 32.00% 25.71% 30.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 75.00% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 9
Average salary £18,500 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.32% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,775 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
8 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 32.00% 34.29% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 10
Average salary £18,500 £42,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.72% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,250 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £40,000 £45,000
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 27 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in West Bromwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) LANDesk
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) MCSE
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) SLA
6 3 (23.08%) EPoS
6 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (23.08%) McAfee
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) XenApp
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) PDA
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) 3G
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) 3G
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) Broadband
5 1 (7.69%) WLAN
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Service Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Field Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 3 (23.08%) EPoS
3 2 (15.38%) PDA
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
4 1 (7.69%) Firmware
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) LANDesk
4 3 (23.08%) McAfee
4 3 (23.08%) VMware