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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 47 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 15.36% 10.90% 13.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.81% 90.63% 72.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40 24 31
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
62 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 20.26% 12.03% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 55 25 41
Average salary £42,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.23% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +6 18 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Malvern -2 15 £27,500 -24.65% 4
Bromsgrove +7 9 £43,000 +65.38% 1
Redditch -8 6 £32,500 +14.03% 1
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 35 (38.89%) C#
2 32 (35.56%) C++
3 26 (28.89%) Software Engineering
3 26 (28.89%) Degree
4 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 22 (24.44%) SQL
6 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
7 19 (21.11%) Active Directory
8 17 (18.89%) C
8 17 (18.89%) Java
9 16 (17.78%) .NET
9 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (17.78%) WPF
10 15 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 14 (15.56%) MFC
12 13 (14.44%) HTML
12 13 (14.44%) Linux
12 13 (14.44%) VMware
12 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (13.33%) Hyper-V
13 12 (13.33%) HTML5
13 12 (13.33%) JavaScript
13 12 (13.33%) MS Office
13 12 (13.33%) SDLC
14 11 (12.22%) Mentoring
14 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (11.11%) WinForms
15 10 (11.11%) Computer Science
15 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.56%) IIS
3 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.33%) JBoss
6 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.22%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.11%) Confluence
7 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) MS Office
2 10 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.22%) Simulink
3 2 (2.22%) Stateflow
4 1 (1.11%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.11%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.56%) Office 365
3 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) DNS
2 8 (8.89%) LAN
2 8 (8.89%) WAN
3 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.67%) DHCP
5 5 (5.56%) Internet
6 4 (4.44%) Network Security
6 4 (4.44%) Modbus
7 3 (3.33%) Wireless
7 3 (3.33%) BIG-IP
7 3 (3.33%) VLAN
8 2 (2.22%) SAN
8 2 (2.22%) VPN
8 2 (2.22%) SMTP
8 2 (2.22%) Profibus
8 2 (2.22%) ADSL
9 1 (1.11%) VoIP
9 1 (1.11%) FTP
9 1 (1.11%) DMZ
9 1 (1.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.56%) MySQL
4 5 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.22%) Informix
6 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.56%) Hudson
4 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.44%) Maven
5 3 (3.33%) Ant
5 3 (3.33%) CruiseControl
5 3 (3.33%) Artifactory
5 3 (3.33%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.22%) PVCS
6 2 (2.22%) Metasploit
7 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.11%) JIRA
7 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (5.56%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Advertising
2 5 (5.56%) Retail
3 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (24.44%) Software Engineer
1 22 (24.44%) Developer
2 13 (14.44%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (11.11%) DBA
3 10 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 9 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 9 (10.00%) Administrator
4 9 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Graduate
6 6 (6.67%) Junior
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) IT Support
8 4 (4.44%) Junior Developer
8 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.44%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.78%) .NET
1 16 (17.78%) WPF
2 14 (15.56%) MFC
3 13 (14.44%) HTML
4 12 (13.33%) HTML5
5 10 (11.11%) WinForms
6 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (8.89%) XML
8 5 (5.56%) Qt
9 4 (4.44%) WCF
10 3 (3.33%) Spring
10 3 (3.33%) Web Services
11 2 (2.22%) J2EE
11 2 (2.22%) ATL
11 2 (2.22%) DCOM
11 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.22%) XSL
11 2 (2.22%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.22%) Spring MVC
11 2 (2.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.89%) Fat Client
2 8 (8.89%) User Experience
2 8 (8.89%) Thin Client
3 7 (7.78%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.67%) Data Structures
5 5 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.56%) Physics
5 5 (5.56%) IVR
6 4 (4.44%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.11%) Clustering
8 1 (1.11%) VHDL
8 1 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.11%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 13 (14.44%) Linux
3 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.22%) UNIX
7 2 (2.22%) Android
8 1 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Software Engineering
2 12 (13.33%) SDLC
3 11 (12.22%) Mentoring
3 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.11%) OO
5 9 (10.00%) MVC
6 8 (8.89%) OOP
7 7 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.78%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.56%) Scrum
8 5 (5.56%) TDD
8 5 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.44%) Open Source
10 3 (3.33%) Project Management
10 3 (3.33%) UML
10 3 (3.33%) Business Development
10 3 (3.33%) DevOps
11 2 (2.22%) Line Management
11 2 (2.22%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.89%) C#
2 32 (35.56%) C++
3 22 (24.44%) SQL
4 17 (18.89%) Java
4 17 (18.89%) C
5 12 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.00%) Perl
6 9 (10.00%) PHP
7 7 (7.78%) VB
7 7 (7.78%) Embedded C
7 7 (7.78%) Embedded C++
8 5 (5.56%) Python
8 5 (5.56%) MUMPS
8 5 (5.56%) Delphi
9 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.33%) VBScript
11 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.22%) VBA
11 2 (2.22%) VC++
11 2 (2.22%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 26 (28.89%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.22%) CCNA
6 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.11%) MCSE
6 1 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) TickIT
2 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (21.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.44%) vSphere
4 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.33%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.22%) XenServer
5 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.11%) XenApp
6 1 (1.11%) Xen
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.22%) Nessus
2 2 (2.22%) Nmap
3 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.44%) VMware
3 7 (7.78%) Cisco
4 6 (6.67%) Oracle
4 6 (6.67%) Citrix
5 5 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (1.11%) Intel
6 1 (1.11%) Apple
6 1 (1.11%) Symantec
6 1 (1.11%) Adobe
6 1 (1.11%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worcestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension & extensive bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
NS Consultants
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent package & training
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000 - £24000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromsgrove
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £24567 - £29016 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago