The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 20 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 12.50% 6.82% 6.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.07% 75.00% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 5
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +51.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £32,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £45,000 £37,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcester region.

Operating Systems Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 16.88% 9.09% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 8
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +77.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £32,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £42,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

Windows
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Windows Salary Trend in Worcester

Windows
Salary Histogram in Worcester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Worcester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Worcester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 14 (35.90%) C++
1 14 (35.90%) C
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
3 10 (25.64%) Linux
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (20.51%) LAN
5 8 (20.51%) WAN
5 8 (20.51%) VMware
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
6 7 (17.95%) Cisco
6 7 (17.95%) SQL
6 7 (17.95%) C#
7 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 6 (15.38%) OO
7 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 6 (15.38%) Embedded C
7 6 (15.38%) Embedded C++
7 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 6 (15.38%) Advertising
7 6 (15.38%) Degree
8 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
8 5 (12.82%) SDLC
8 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (12.82%) Office 365

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) Simulink
1 2 (5.13%) Stateflow
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) LAN
1 8 (20.51%) WAN
2 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.26%) Modbus
4 3 (7.69%) DNS
5 2 (5.13%) SAN
5 2 (5.13%) Profibus
5 2 (5.13%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) FTP
6 1 (2.56%) SMTP
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP
6 1 (2.56%) DMZ
6 1 (2.56%) Firewall
6 1 (2.56%) Wireless
6 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security
6 1 (2.56%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) PVCS
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (15.38%) Advertising
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Software Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) IT Support
6 3 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) DBA
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) MFC
1 4 (10.26%) XML
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
1 4 (10.26%) HTML5
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) WPF
2 3 (7.69%) WinForms
2 3 (7.69%) ATL
2 3 (7.69%) DCOM
3 2 (5.13%) XSL
3 2 (5.13%) Spring
3 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) Java EE
4 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.56%) J2EE
4 1 (2.56%) Swing
4 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
1 4 (10.26%) Physics
1 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) DTV
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
1 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 6 (15.38%) OO
3 5 (12.82%) SDLC
4 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.69%) OOP
6 2 (5.13%) Network Design
6 2 (5.13%) UML
6 2 (5.13%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 1 (2.56%) Change Management
7 1 (2.56%) MVC
7 1 (2.56%) Validation
7 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.56%) Data Management
7 1 (2.56%) Requirements Management
7 1 (2.56%) Business Development
7 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) C
1 14 (35.90%) C++
2 7 (17.95%) C#
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) Embedded C
3 6 (15.38%) Embedded C++
4 4 (10.26%) Perl
4 4 (10.26%) PHP
5 3 (7.69%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) VBA
6 2 (5.13%) VC++
6 2 (5.13%) VB6
6 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
6 2 (5.13%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.56%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.56%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.56%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) Dell
5 4 (10.26%) Citrix
6 2 (5.13%) Juniper
6 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
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