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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 47 49 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 19.18% 21.59% 16.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.38% 96.08% 69.09%
Number of salaries quoted 36 41 38
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -16.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £20,600 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.50%
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
73 51 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 29.80% 22.47% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 61 42 55
Average salary £35,500 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.78% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +7 18 £34,500 -1.42% 1
Redditch -14 13 £27,000 -3.57%
Bromsgrove 0 8 £42,250 +148.52% 1
Malvern 0 6 £47,500 +40.74%
Evesham - 2 £15,000 -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 44 (45.36%) Microsoft
2 39 (40.21%) SQL
3 28 (28.87%) C#
3 28 (28.87%) SQL Server
3 28 (28.87%) MS Office
4 27 (27.84%) Windows 7
5 25 (25.77%) MS Excel
6 21 (21.65%) Active Directory
7 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (20.62%) VMware
8 19 (19.59%) Degree
9 18 (18.56%) Linux
10 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (16.49%) MS Exchange
11 16 (16.49%) C++
12 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (13.40%) Agresso
14 13 (13.40%) DNS
14 13 (13.40%) .NET
14 13 (13.40%) Hyper-V
14 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (12.37%) Perl
15 12 (12.37%) PHP
16 11 (11.34%) Java
16 11 (11.34%) VB
16 11 (11.34%) LAN
16 11 (11.34%) WAN
16 11 (11.34%) MVC
17 10 (10.31%) OOP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 16 (16.49%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.25%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.19%) JBoss
5 5 (5.15%) IIS
6 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.09%) GlassFish
7 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (2.06%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.06%) Apache
8 2 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (28.87%) MS Office
2 25 (25.77%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.06%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.06%) RoboHelp
4 2 (2.06%) Simulink
4 2 (2.06%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.19%) Office 365
3 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.40%) DNS
2 11 (11.34%) LAN
2 11 (11.34%) WAN
3 7 (7.22%) DHCP
3 7 (7.22%) Internet
4 6 (6.19%) BIG-IP
5 5 (5.15%) SAN
6 4 (4.12%) VLAN
6 4 (4.12%) Network Security
6 4 (4.12%) VPN
7 3 (3.09%) Firewall
7 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.06%) ADSL
8 2 (2.06%) SMTP
8 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.06%) Wireless
8 2 (2.06%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.06%) Modbus
8 2 (2.06%) Profibus
8 2 (2.06%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.87%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (7.22%) InterSystems Cache
5 6 (6.19%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.12%) MySQL
6 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.09%) DTS
7 3 (3.09%) Ingres
7 3 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.06%) Informix
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Hudson
2 6 (6.19%) Artifactory
2 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.19%) Mercurial
2 6 (6.19%) Ant
2 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.19%) CruiseControl
2 6 (6.19%) Maven
3 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.06%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (7.22%) Retail
2 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.19%) Finance
3 5 (5.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.12%) Advertising
5 3 (3.09%) Automotive
6 2 (2.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (27.84%) Developer
2 14 (14.43%) DBA
2 14 (14.43%) Administrator
2 14 (14.43%) SQL DBA
3 11 (11.34%) Software Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Junior
5 6 (6.19%) Software Engineer
5 6 (6.19%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.15%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.12%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Report Specialist
7 4 (4.12%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (4.12%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.40%) .NET
2 9 (9.28%) XML
3 5 (5.15%) HTML
3 5 (5.15%) WPF
4 4 (4.12%) WCF
4 4 (4.12%) MFC
5 3 (3.09%) ADO
5 3 (3.09%) COM
5 3 (3.09%) ODBC
5 3 (3.09%) ActiveX
5 3 (3.09%) OLE
5 3 (3.09%) DAO
5 3 (3.09%) Web Services
5 3 (3.09%) JSON
5 3 (3.09%) HTML5
6 2 (2.06%) Qt
6 2 (2.06%) Spring MVC
6 2 (2.06%) Android SDK
6 2 (2.06%) Spring
6 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Client/Server
2 7 (7.22%) IVR
2 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.22%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.15%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.09%) Physics
4 3 (3.09%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.06%) VHDL
5 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.84%) Windows 7
2 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (18.56%) Linux
4 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.15%) UNIX
6 5 (5.15%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.09%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.06%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (2.06%) Android
8 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.34%) MVC
2 10 (10.31%) OOP
2 10 (10.31%) Information Security
3 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
3 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.22%) OO
5 6 (6.19%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.19%) DevOps
6 5 (5.15%) Benchmarking
6 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.09%) UML
7 3 (3.09%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.09%) System Testing
7 3 (3.09%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.09%) Business Development
8 2 (2.06%) Social Engineering
8 2 (2.06%) Line Management
8 2 (2.06%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.06%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.21%) SQL
2 28 (28.87%) C#
3 16 (16.49%) C++
4 12 (12.37%) Perl
4 12 (12.37%) PHP
5 11 (11.34%) Java
5 11 (11.34%) VB
6 10 (10.31%) C
6 10 (10.31%) PowerShell
7 8 (8.25%) Python
8 7 (7.22%) MUMPS
8 7 (7.22%) Delphi
9 6 (6.19%) JavaScript
9 6 (6.19%) VBScript
10 5 (5.15%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.09%) Embedded C
12 3 (3.09%) Embedded C++
12 3 (3.09%) MapBasic
13 2 (2.06%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) Degree
2 5 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.06%) MCITP
4 2 (2.06%) MCSE
4 2 (2.06%) CCNA
5 1 (1.03%) MCP
5 1 (1.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) TickIT
2 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (21.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.40%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.31%) vSphere
4 6 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.12%) XenServer
6 3 (3.09%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.06%) XenApp
8 1 (1.03%) Xen
8 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Puppet
2 2 (2.06%) Nagios
2 2 (2.06%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.06%) Nessus
2 2 (2.06%) Nmap
Vendors
1 44 (45.36%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.62%) VMware
3 8 (8.25%) Cisco
4 7 (7.22%) Citrix
5 6 (6.19%) Oracle
6 4 (4.12%) Dell
7 2 (2.06%) Adobe
7 2 (2.06%) HP
7 2 (2.06%) Intel
7 2 (2.06%) Apple
7 2 (2.06%) Symantec
8 1 (1.03%) Sophos
8 1 (1.03%) EMC
8 1 (1.03%) NetApp
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