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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 11 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 15.71% 23.71% 16.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.62% 88.46% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 13
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,300 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
13 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 18.57% 26.80% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 13
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £48,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 30 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Worcester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) IIS
4 6 (30.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 5 (25.00%) SAN
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (25.00%) vSphere
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (20.00%) MCITP
6 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
6 4 (20.00%) MCSE
6 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (20.00%) VB
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Avaya
7 3 (15.00%) VoIP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (30.00%) IIS
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) VoIP
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) VLAN
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) SMTP
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.00%) OLTP
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (10.00%) Toad
2 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
1 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) DBA
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Analyst Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Streams
3 2 (10.00%) MFC
4 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Replication
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Physics
3 1 (5.00%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Vista
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
1 7 (35.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (20.00%) VB
3 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (15.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) VC++
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (20.00%) MCITP
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Avaya
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
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