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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 25 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 22.73% 32.65% 29.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.13% 80.00% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 23
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £34,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
32 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 29.09% 40.82% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 28
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,900 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,105
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 19 (39.58%) Cisco
2 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
3 16 (33.33%) VMware
4 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 15 (31.25%) .NET
4 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 14 (29.17%) VB.NET
6 13 (27.08%) ITIL
6 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
7 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange
8 10 (20.83%) Firewall
8 10 (20.83%) Citrix
8 10 (20.83%) XenApp
8 10 (20.83%) Office 365
9 9 (18.75%) Finance
9 9 (18.75%) Service Management
9 9 (18.75%) LAN
9 9 (18.75%) WAN
10 8 (16.67%) VPN
10 8 (16.67%) OOD
10 8 (16.67%) OO
10 8 (16.67%) CCNA
10 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (14.58%) VB
11 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
2 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) Firewall
2 9 (18.75%) LAN
2 9 (18.75%) WAN
3 8 (16.67%) VPN
4 5 (10.42%) VoIP
4 5 (10.42%) IP Telephony
4 5 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.33%) SAN
6 3 (6.25%) DNS
7 1 (2.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MSTest
1 6 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (12.50%) Moq
1 6 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Support Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) .NET Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) Desktop Support
5 5 (10.42%) Operations Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Support
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) IT Operations Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Project Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
2 6 (12.50%) WPF
2 6 (12.50%) Spring.NET
2 6 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
2 6 (12.50%) Ninject
2 6 (12.50%) WinForms
3 4 (8.33%) WAP
4 1 (2.08%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (10.42%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (8.33%) iSeries
3 4 (8.33%) AS400
4 2 (4.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) EPoS
5 1 (2.08%) Physics
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Service Management
3 8 (16.67%) OOD
3 8 (16.67%) OO
4 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (12.50%) Kanban
4 6 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (12.50%) MVVM
4 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.50%) TDD
4 6 (12.50%) Scrum
4 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.08%) CRM
7 1 (2.08%) Workflow
7 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) VB.NET
2 7 (14.58%) VB
3 5 (10.42%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) CCNA
1 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.08%) CCNP
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) XenApp
3 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Server
4 2 (4.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) SCSM
1 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
1 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Cisco
2 16 (33.33%) VMware
3 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.83%) Citrix
5 5 (10.42%) Riverbed
6 4 (8.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) McAfee
7 1 (2.08%) Sophos
7 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Good Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum plus 25% bonus and executive bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago