The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 15 3
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 22 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 27.16% 16.53% 30.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.62% 47.62% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 18
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,800 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £42,624 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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 Wolverhampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 32.10% 34.71% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 26
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £42,624
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Windows
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Wolverhampton region.

Windows Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Windows
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 31 (58.49%) VMware
2 30 (56.60%) Cisco
3 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
4 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
5 22 (41.51%) MS Exchange
6 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (32.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
8 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (28.30%) Firewall
9 15 (28.30%) ITIL
9 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (26.42%) SAN
11 13 (24.53%) SharePoint
11 13 (24.53%) DNS
12 12 (22.64%) Windows XP
12 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
12 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (22.64%) CCNA
13 11 (20.75%) Wireless
13 11 (20.75%) Office 365
14 10 (18.87%) Windows 8
14 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (16.98%) Front Office
15 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
16 8 (15.09%) MS Office
16 8 (15.09%) DHCP
16 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 22 (41.51%) MS Exchange
2 17 (32.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (24.53%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.77%) Lync
6 2 (3.77%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) Firewall
2 14 (26.42%) SAN
3 13 (24.53%) DNS
4 11 (20.75%) Wireless
5 8 (15.09%) DHCP
6 6 (11.32%) LAN
6 6 (11.32%) WAN
7 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
7 5 (9.43%) VPN
7 5 (9.43%) VLAN
8 4 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (7.55%) IP Telephony
8 4 (7.55%) VoIP
9 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.55%) MySQL
6 2 (3.77%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 9 (16.98%) Front Office
2 7 (13.21%) Retail
3 5 (9.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Support Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (15.09%) Support Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Technical Support Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Technical Support
7 5 (9.43%) DBA
7 5 (9.43%) Desktop Support
7 5 (9.43%) SQL DBA
8 4 (7.55%) IT Operations Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Systems Support Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Technical Services Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Operations Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Service Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) WAP
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Clustering
1 5 (9.43%) AS400
1 5 (9.43%) Replication
1 5 (9.43%) iSeries
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (22.64%) Windows XP
3 10 (18.87%) Windows 8
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
5 7 (13.21%) Linux
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.89%) Android
7 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
3 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
4 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.55%) Web Design
6 3 (5.66%) OOD
6 3 (5.66%) OO
6 3 (5.66%) Line Management
7 1 (1.89%) Project Management
7 1 (1.89%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.89%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (1.89%) Server Building
7 1 (1.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
1 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
2 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (22.64%) CCNA
2 5 (9.43%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.66%) CCNP
4 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.77%) MCITP
4 2 (3.77%) MCSE
4 2 (3.77%) CCDP
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ISEB
5 1 (1.89%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
2 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) VMware Server
4 3 (5.66%) vSphere
5 2 (3.77%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.77%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.89%) XenApp
6 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) SCSM
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) VMware
2 30 (56.60%) Cisco
3 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.43%) IBM
5 4 (7.55%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.66%) Citrix
7 2 (3.77%) IPFX
7 2 (3.77%) Brocade
7 2 (3.77%) Symantec
7 2 (3.77%) McAfee
7 2 (3.77%) Dell
7 2 (3.77%) EMC
7 2 (3.77%) NetApp
8 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
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