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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 14.29% 14.63% 34.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 11
Average salary £18,375 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.14% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £11,775 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £33,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
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 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 14.29% 14.63% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 14
Average salary £18,375 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.14% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £9,000 £33,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
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 4 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in West Bromwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) SLA
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) EPoS
5 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
6 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) MCSE
7 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (8.33%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) MS Office
7 1 (8.33%) Toad
7 1 (8.33%) WLAN
7 1 (8.33%) Remedy
7 1 (8.33%) McAfee

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Toad
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Service Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) EPoS
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 9 days ago
West Bromwich
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago