The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Worcester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 10.84% 19.61% 31.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 64.52% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 33
Average salary £36,250 £33,250 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.02% +41.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £21,000 £17,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £51,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 31 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 10.84% 30.39% 36.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 39
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +38.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Worcestershire

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 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Worcester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (34.78%) C#
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
1 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
1 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) .NET
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) VB
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) Internet
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (13.04%) IVR
6 3 (13.04%) MUMPS
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) OOP
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) IIS
6 3 (13.04%) Delphi
6 3 (13.04%) Retail
6 3 (13.04%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
7 2 (8.70%) jQuery
7 2 (8.70%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) InterSystems Cache
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) MSI
2 1 (4.35%) AdminStudio
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) IT Support
3 4 (17.39%) Support Technician
3 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) C# Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) MFC
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) IVR
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) CCTV
3 1 (4.35%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) Chemistry
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
1 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) OOP
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) VB
3 3 (13.04%) MUMPS
3 3 (13.04%) Delphi
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) VC++
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) TickIT
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) AppSense
3 1 (4.35%) Borland
3 1 (4.35%) Apple
Worcester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago