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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 48 44 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 19.59% 18.57% 24.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 86.27% 82.81%
Number of salaries quoted 42 42 40
Average salary £32,000 £31,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
56 51 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 22.86% 21.52% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 51
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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
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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
Redditch -5 12 £31,500 +5.00%
Worcester -7 10 £30,000 +13.20% 3
Malvern +1 9 £45,000 +50.00%
Bromsgrove -1 9 £18,000 -46.26% 1
Droitwich -5 1 £32,500 +20.93% 1
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 25 (30.86%) SQL
3 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
4 23 (28.40%) VMware
5 22 (27.16%) C#
6 21 (25.93%) Linux
7 19 (23.46%) Citrix
8 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
9 15 (18.52%) Degree
10 14 (17.28%) Oracle
10 14 (17.28%) LAN
10 14 (17.28%) WAN
10 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
10 14 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (17.28%) Windows 7
11 13 (16.05%) IIS
11 13 (16.05%) Cisco
11 13 (16.05%) Mathematics
12 12 (14.81%) VB
12 12 (14.81%) MS Office
12 12 (14.81%) UNIX
12 12 (14.81%) Mercurial
12 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (13.58%) .NET
13 11 (13.58%) ADSL
13 11 (13.58%) Telecoms
13 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (13.58%) vSphere
13 11 (13.58%) Performance Tuning

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 13 (16.05%) IIS
2 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.94%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.70%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.47%) Apache
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Office
2 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.23%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) LAN
1 14 (17.28%) WAN
2 11 (13.58%) ADSL
3 10 (12.35%) Internet
4 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.88%) Firewall
5 8 (9.88%) DNS
5 8 (9.88%) VLAN
5 8 (9.88%) SAN
6 6 (7.41%) Wireless
7 5 (6.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (6.17%) BIG-IP
7 5 (6.17%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (6.17%) Network Security
7 5 (6.17%) WLAN
8 4 (4.94%) VoIP
8 4 (4.94%) DHCP
9 3 (3.70%) SMTP
9 3 (3.70%) HTTP
10 2 (2.47%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) Big Data
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (9.88%) OLTP
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (9.88%) InterSystems Cache
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.17%) MySQL
5 3 (3.70%) Informix
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.23%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.23%) Infinispan
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Mercurial
2 10 (12.35%) Toad
3 8 (9.88%) ClearCase
4 7 (8.64%) Maven
4 7 (8.64%) Hudson
4 7 (8.64%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.17%) CruiseControl
6 4 (4.94%) Ant
6 4 (4.94%) PVCS
6 4 (4.94%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.47%) Subversion
General
1 11 (13.58%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.88%) Retail
3 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Developer
2 20 (24.69%) Analyst
3 11 (13.58%) Service Analyst
3 11 (13.58%) Administrator
3 11 (13.58%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Software Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Support Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) DBA
5 9 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (8.64%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) .NET
2 8 (9.88%) HTML
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle Streams
3 6 (7.41%) MFC
3 6 (7.41%) XML
4 5 (6.17%) CSS
5 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.94%) Java EE
6 3 (3.70%) Web Services
6 3 (3.70%) jQuery
7 2 (2.47%) JPA
7 2 (2.47%) JMS
7 2 (2.47%) Spring
7 2 (2.47%) JSF
7 2 (2.47%) JSP
7 2 (2.47%) XSD
8 1 (1.23%) EDI
8 1 (1.23%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.23%) Ajax
8 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
2 13 (16.05%) Mathematics
3 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (11.11%) Replication
5 8 (9.88%) IVR
6 2 (2.47%) Clustering
6 2 (2.47%) Physics
6 2 (2.47%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.23%) Open Source
7 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Linux
2 14 (17.28%) Windows 7
3 12 (14.81%) UNIX
4 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.17%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Vista
6 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.23%) Android
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.58%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 9 (11.11%) OOP
3 8 (9.88%) Time Management
4 7 (8.64%) Network Design
5 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.17%) TDD
6 5 (6.17%) Scrum
6 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
6 5 (6.17%) Software Deployment
6 5 (6.17%) DevOps
7 4 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (4.94%) Logistics
8 3 (3.70%) MVC
8 3 (3.70%) Migration
8 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.47%) Project Management
9 2 (2.47%) Change Management
9 2 (2.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) SQL
2 22 (27.16%) C#
3 12 (14.81%) VB
4 9 (11.11%) C++
4 9 (11.11%) Java
5 8 (9.88%) Delphi
5 8 (9.88%) PL/SQL
5 8 (9.88%) MUMPS
5 8 (9.88%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.41%) VC++
7 5 (6.17%) Python
7 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.17%) VBScript
7 5 (6.17%) C
7 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.17%) Perl
7 5 (6.17%) PHP
8 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.23%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (18.52%) Degree
3 5 (6.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (6.17%) MCSE
4 4 (4.94%) MCITP
5 1 (1.23%) MCP
5 1 (1.23%) HNC
5 1 (1.23%) HND
5 1 (1.23%) MCSA
5 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.23%) CCEE
5 1 (1.23%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) ISO 9000
1 5 (6.17%) TickIT
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.58%) vSphere
4 8 (9.88%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (9.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.70%) XenServer
7 2 (2.47%) Postfix
7 2 (2.47%) XenApp
8 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.23%) Xen
8 1 (1.23%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 8 (9.88%) Data Guard
3 5 (6.17%) Puppet
4 1 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.23%) SCCM
4 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.40%) VMware
3 19 (23.46%) Citrix
4 14 (17.28%) Oracle
5 13 (16.05%) Cisco
6 9 (11.11%) JBoss
6 9 (11.11%) HP
7 5 (6.17%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.94%) RedPrairie
8 4 (4.94%) Avaya
9 3 (3.70%) Apple
9 3 (3.70%) Symantec
10 2 (2.47%) Dell
10 2 (2.47%) Juniper
11 1 (1.23%) Informatica
11 1 (1.23%) Progress
11 1 (1.23%) SAP
11 1 (1.23%) Sage
11 1 (1.23%) Mitel
11 1 (1.23%) Draytek
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