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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 17.24% 18.92% 17.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 8
Average salary £28,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £32,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £35,650 £43,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
5 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 17.24% 18.92% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 8
Average salary £19,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.96% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in West Bromwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (92.59%) Windows XP
2 23 (85.19%) SLA
3 22 (81.48%) Blackberry
4 20 (74.07%) Citrix
4 20 (74.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (74.07%) Windows 7
5 19 (70.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (62.96%) McAfee
7 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
7 16 (59.26%) XenApp
8 15 (55.56%) LANDesk
8 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (55.56%) LAN
8 15 (55.56%) WAN
8 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
8 15 (55.56%) ITIL
9 14 (51.85%) MCSE
9 14 (51.85%) VoIP
9 14 (51.85%) 3G
9 14 (51.85%) Broadband
9 14 (51.85%) PDA
10 12 (44.44%) Asset Management
10 12 (44.44%) Service Management
10 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
11 11 (40.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
12 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (70.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) LAN
1 15 (55.56%) WAN
2 14 (51.85%) VoIP
2 14 (51.85%) 3G
2 14 (51.85%) Broadband
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) OLTP
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Analyst
2 19 (70.37%) Service Analyst
2 19 (70.37%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 22 (81.48%) Blackberry
2 14 (51.85%) PDA
3 4 (14.81%) CMDB
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows XP
2 20 (74.07%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (74.07%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (14.81%) Android
4 4 (14.81%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 12 (44.44%) Service Management
3 11 (40.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (14.81%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (51.85%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (85.19%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) XenApp
2 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) XenServer
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Citrix
2 17 (62.96%) McAfee
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 15 (55.56%) LANDesk
5 4 (14.81%) Toshiba
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Dell
6 2 (7.41%) VMware