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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 1 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 17.95% 28.89% 13.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 100.00% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 10
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,900 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £36,700 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.11%
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
16 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 20.51% 28.89% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 11
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £41,000 £42,500
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 31 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Worcester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 8 (42.11%) vSphere
5 7 (36.84%) Citrix
6 6 (31.58%) HP
6 6 (31.58%) SAN
6 6 (31.58%) IIS
6 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Vista
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco
7 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (26.32%) MCITP
7 5 (26.32%) Linux
7 5 (26.32%) MCSE
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (26.32%) Avaya
7 5 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
9 3 (15.79%) Replication
9 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.79%) C#
9 3 (15.79%) C++
9 3 (15.79%) .NET
9 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (31.58%) IIS
1 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) SMTP
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) SNMP
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.53%) OLTP
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
1 2 (10.53%) Toad
1 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) MFC
3 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Vista
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
3 2 (10.53%) System Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) VC++
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) MCSE
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (26.32%) MCITP
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) vSphere
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.53%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) HP
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) Avaya
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) SAP
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper
7 1 (5.26%) Apple
Worcester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago