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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 8.33% 34.88% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 10
Average salary £18,375 £19,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.28% -52.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £11,775 £18,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £24,500 £41,150
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
4 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 8.33% 34.88% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 14
Average salary £18,375 £24,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -38.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 24 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in West Bromwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) LANDesk
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Toad
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) VMware