The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 68 48 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 18.53% 19.35% 21.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.34% 63.16% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 61 37 38
Average salary £25,000 £34,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.53% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,700 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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 Worcestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
94 76 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 25.61% 30.65% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 87 64 40
Average salary £27,500 £34,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% +19.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,300 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Windows
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Windows Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Windows
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +1 31 £21,500 -37.68% 2
Malvern -5 15 £25,000 -47.36% 2
Redditch +4 10 £27,500 +1.85%
Bromsgrove -7 7 £19,000 -54.21% 2
Kidderminster - 2 £35,000 -
Stourport-on-Severn - 2 £32,500 -
Droitwich - 1 - -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 69 (51.49%) Microsoft
2 37 (27.61%) C#
2 37 (27.61%) SQL
3 35 (26.12%) Active Directory
3 35 (26.12%) Windows Server
4 34 (25.37%) C++
5 31 (23.13%) .NET
5 31 (23.13%) VMware
6 30 (22.39%) Linux
6 30 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (20.90%) HTML
7 28 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (20.15%) MS Office
8 27 (20.15%) OO
9 25 (18.66%) MS Excel
9 25 (18.66%) ASP.NET
9 25 (18.66%) C
10 24 (17.91%) Java
10 24 (17.91%) JavaScript
10 24 (17.91%) Software Engineering
10 24 (17.91%) WPF
10 24 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (16.42%) HTML5
11 22 (16.42%) OOP
12 21 (15.67%) Office 365
13 20 (14.93%) ITIL
13 20 (14.93%) SQL Server
14 19 (14.18%) Backup Exec
14 19 (14.18%) vSphere
15 18 (13.43%) Degree

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 15 (11.19%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.70%) Confluence
3 12 (8.96%) IIS
3 12 (8.96%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.46%) Apache Spark
4 10 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 27 (20.15%) MS Office
2 25 (18.66%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.67%) Office 365
2 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.70%) Firewall
1 13 (9.70%) Internet
2 11 (8.21%) LAN
2 11 (8.21%) WAN
3 9 (6.72%) VPN
4 6 (4.48%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.73%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.73%) DNS
6 4 (2.99%) DHCP
6 4 (2.99%) Network Security
6 4 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.24%) 2G
7 3 (2.24%) 3G
7 3 (2.24%) BGP
7 3 (2.24%) OSPF
7 3 (2.24%) SNMP
7 3 (2.24%) VLAN
7 3 (2.24%) VoIP
8 2 (1.49%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.21%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (8.21%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.46%) Apache Accumulo
3 10 (7.46%) Big Data
3 10 (7.46%) Hadoop
3 10 (7.46%) IBM InfoSphere
3 10 (7.46%) Neo4j
4 9 (6.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.48%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.24%) MySQL
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.70%) JIRA
2 11 (8.21%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.49%) Clang
4 2 (1.49%) Xcode
5 1 (0.75%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (5.22%) Legal
2 3 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.75%) Finance
4 1 (0.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (20.90%) Developer
2 21 (15.67%) Software Engineer
3 14 (10.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 12 (8.96%) .NET Developer
5 11 (8.21%) Graduate
5 11 (8.21%) Junior
6 10 (7.46%) Big Data Developer
6 10 (7.46%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) C# Software Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Desktop Support
7 9 (6.72%) IT Support
7 9 (6.72%) IT Technician
8 8 (5.97%) Junior C# Software Engineer
8 8 (5.97%) Junior Software Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Data Centre Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.13%) .NET
2 28 (20.90%) HTML
3 25 (18.66%) ASP.NET
4 24 (17.91%) WPF
5 22 (16.42%) HTML5
6 16 (11.94%) MFC
7 15 (11.19%) WinForms
8 14 (10.45%) OpenCL
9 12 (8.96%) CSS
10 10 (7.46%) Kafka
10 10 (7.46%) ZeroMQ
11 9 (6.72%) AngularJS
11 9 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (6.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (6.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (6.72%) Web Services
12 3 (2.24%) Ajax
12 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (2.24%) Classic ASP
12 3 (2.24%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.45%) VHDL
3 13 (9.70%) Artificial Intelligence
3 13 (9.70%) Driving Licence
3 13 (9.70%) Fat Client
3 13 (9.70%) Thin Client
4 10 (7.46%) Internet of Things
5 6 (4.48%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.73%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.99%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.49%) Clustering
9 2 (1.49%) Ergonomics
10 1 (0.75%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.75%) PDA
10 1 (0.75%) Physics
10 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.12%) Windows Server
2 30 (22.39%) Linux
3 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (11.94%) Mac OS X
5 12 (8.96%) Windows 8
6 11 (8.21%) Windows 10
7 10 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.72%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.73%) Android
9 5 (3.73%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.99%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.24%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.49%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.49%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.75%) Solaris
13 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.15%) OO
3 24 (17.91%) Software Engineering
4 22 (16.42%) OOP
5 20 (14.93%) ITIL
6 14 (10.45%) Mentoring
6 14 (10.45%) Open Source
6 14 (10.45%) Waterfall
7 13 (9.70%) Web Development
8 10 (7.46%) Analytics
8 10 (7.46%) Open Source Development
8 10 (7.46%) TDD
9 9 (6.72%) MVC
10 7 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.48%) Coaching
11 6 (4.48%) High Availability
11 6 (4.48%) Migration
12 5 (3.73%) Network Management
12 5 (3.73%) Patch Management
12 5 (3.73%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.61%) C#
1 37 (27.61%) SQL
2 34 (25.37%) C++
3 25 (18.66%) C
4 24 (17.91%) Java
4 24 (17.91%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.45%) Perl
5 14 (10.45%) Ruby
5 14 (10.45%) Scala
6 9 (6.72%) VB
7 4 (2.99%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.99%) Python
7 4 (2.99%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.49%) VB6
8 2 (1.49%) VBScript
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (13.43%) Degree
2 15 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (11.19%) Security Cleared
3 14 (10.45%) DV Cleared
3 14 (10.45%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.72%) MCITP
4 9 (6.72%) MCSA
4 9 (6.72%) MCSE
4 9 (6.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.73%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.24%) CCDP
7 3 (2.24%) CCIE
7 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.75%) CCA
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.75%) ISEB
8 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.75%) MCDST
8 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) ISO 9000
1 6 (4.48%) QA
1 6 (4.48%) TickIT
2 5 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.99%) SLA
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (26.12%) Active Directory
2 24 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.18%) vSphere
4 15 (11.19%) Hyper-V
5 10 (7.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.75%) LXC
8 1 (0.75%) Snort
8 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (14.18%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.73%) SCOM
3 4 (2.99%) SCCM
4 3 (2.24%) Nagios
5 2 (1.49%) Puppet
5 2 (1.49%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.75%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 69 (51.49%) Microsoft
2 31 (23.13%) VMware
3 17 (12.69%) Citrix
4 16 (11.94%) SAP
4 16 (11.94%) Veeam
5 14 (10.45%) Cisco
6 13 (9.70%) Atlassian
7 10 (7.46%) IBM
7 10 (7.46%) Oracle
8 6 (4.48%) Juniper
8 6 (4.48%) Symantec
9 5 (3.73%) HP
10 3 (2.24%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.24%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.24%) Sourcefire
11 1 (0.75%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.75%) Kaspersky
11 1 (0.75%) Lotus
11 1 (0.75%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.75%) WatchGuard
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago