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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 45 34 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 17.18% 14.91% 27.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.24% 79.07% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 46
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
51 43 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 19.47% 18.86% 31.56%
Number of salaries quoted 47 41 56
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 £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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
Malvern +1 10 £45,000 +50.00%
Worcester -3 10 £31,250 +20.19% 5
Redditch -5 10 £31,500 +3.27%
Bromsgrove -2 7 £17,500 -47.76% 1
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (43.82%) Microsoft
2 32 (35.96%) SQL
3 28 (31.46%) Active Directory
4 26 (29.21%) C#
5 21 (23.60%) Linux
6 20 (22.47%) VMware
7 19 (21.35%) Degree
8 18 (20.22%) Computer Science
8 18 (20.22%) Citrix
9 17 (19.10%) Windows 7
10 15 (16.85%) .NET
10 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
11 14 (15.73%) Oracle
11 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (14.61%) C++
12 13 (14.61%) MS Office
12 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
12 13 (14.61%) Software Engineering
13 12 (13.48%) Mathematics
13 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (13.48%) Mercurial
13 12 (13.48%) UNIX
13 12 (13.48%) LAN
13 12 (13.48%) WAN
14 11 (12.36%) IIS
14 11 (12.36%) VB
14 11 (12.36%) Cisco
14 11 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (12.36%) Performance Tuning

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (12.36%) IIS
2 9 (10.11%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.74%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.49%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.37%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.25%) Apache
6 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Office
1 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.12%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) LAN
1 12 (13.48%) WAN
2 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.24%) ADSL
3 9 (10.11%) Internet
4 8 (8.99%) VLAN
4 8 (8.99%) DNS
4 8 (8.99%) Firewall
5 6 (6.74%) Wireless
6 5 (5.62%) SAN
6 5 (5.62%) WLAN
6 5 (5.62%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (5.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (5.62%) BIG-IP
6 5 (5.62%) Network Security
7 4 (4.49%) DHCP
7 4 (4.49%) VoIP
8 3 (3.37%) SMTP
8 3 (3.37%) HTTP
9 1 (1.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) Big Data
3 8 (8.99%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (8.99%) OLTP
3 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (8.99%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (7.87%) InterSystems Cache
5 5 (5.62%) MySQL
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.37%) Informix
8 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Mercurial
2 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.24%) Toad
3 8 (8.99%) ClearCase
4 7 (7.87%) Maven
4 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.87%) Hudson
5 5 (5.62%) CruiseControl
6 4 (4.49%) Artifactory
6 4 (4.49%) PVCS
6 4 (4.49%) Ant
7 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.37%) MSI
8 2 (2.25%) Subversion
8 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.12%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.11%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.87%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (1.12%) Finance
4 1 (1.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Analyst
2 20 (22.47%) Developer
3 16 (17.98%) Support Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) Software Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Administrator
6 10 (11.24%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (11.24%) Service Analyst
6 10 (11.24%) Software Developer
7 9 (10.11%) DBA
8 8 (8.99%) Technical Support Analyst
8 8 (8.99%) C# Software Engineer
8 8 (8.99%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (8.99%) Technical Support
9 7 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (7.87%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (6.74%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (6.74%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
12 4 (4.49%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) .NET
2 10 (11.24%) MFC
3 8 (8.99%) Oracle Streams
3 8 (8.99%) HTML
4 6 (6.74%) XML
5 5 (5.62%) CSS
6 4 (4.49%) Java EE
6 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.37%) Web Services
7 3 (3.37%) jQuery
8 2 (2.25%) Spring
8 2 (2.25%) JSF
8 2 (2.25%) JPA
8 2 (2.25%) JSP
8 2 (2.25%) XSD
8 2 (2.25%) JMS
9 1 (1.12%) EDI
9 1 (1.12%) Classic ASP
9 1 (1.12%) Middleware
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.48%) Mathematics
3 9 (10.11%) Replication
4 7 (7.87%) IVR
5 2 (2.25%) Clustering
5 2 (2.25%) Physics
5 2 (2.25%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.12%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.60%) Linux
2 17 (19.10%) Windows 7
3 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (13.48%) UNIX
4 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.62%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Vista
6 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.12%) Solaris
8 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.61%) Software Engineering
2 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.36%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing
3 9 (10.11%) Scrum
3 9 (10.11%) TDD
4 8 (8.99%) Time Management
4 8 (8.99%) Logistics
4 8 (8.99%) OOP
5 7 (7.87%) Network Design
6 5 (5.62%) Software Deployment
6 5 (5.62%) DevOps
7 3 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.37%) MVC
7 3 (3.37%) Migration
8 2 (2.25%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.25%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.25%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.96%) SQL
2 26 (29.21%) C#
3 13 (14.61%) C++
4 11 (12.36%) VB
5 10 (11.24%) VC++
6 9 (10.11%) Java
7 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
7 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.99%) C
7 8 (8.99%) PL/SQL
8 7 (7.87%) MUMPS
8 7 (7.87%) Delphi
9 5 (5.62%) Python
9 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.62%) Perl
9 5 (5.62%) PHP
9 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.62%) VBScript
10 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.12%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Degree
2 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.49%) MCSE
4 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.25%) MCITP
5 2 (2.25%) MCP
6 1 (1.12%) MCSA
6 1 (1.12%) HNC
6 1 (1.12%) HND
6 1 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CCEE
6 1 (1.12%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) ISO 9000
1 9 (10.11%) TickIT
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 28 (31.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.11%) vSphere
4 8 (8.99%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (8.99%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.37%) XenServer
8 2 (2.25%) Postfix
8 2 (2.25%) XenApp
9 1 (1.12%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.12%) Xen
9 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Data Guard
2 7 (7.87%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.62%) SCCM
3 5 (5.62%) Puppet
4 1 (1.12%) SCOM
4 1 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 39 (43.82%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.47%) VMware
3 18 (20.22%) Citrix
4 14 (15.73%) Oracle
5 11 (12.36%) Cisco
6 9 (10.11%) JBoss
7 8 (8.99%) RedPrairie
8 7 (7.87%) HP
9 5 (5.62%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.37%) Apple
10 3 (3.37%) Symantec
10 3 (3.37%) AppSense
11 2 (2.25%) Avaya
11 2 (2.25%) Juniper
11 2 (2.25%) Dell
12 1 (1.12%) Progress
12 1 (1.12%) SAP
12 1 (1.12%) Sage
12 1 (1.12%) Informatica
12 1 (1.12%) SEEBURGER
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