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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 54 53 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 25.47% 21.90% 19.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 91.53% 67.95% 57.95%
Number of salaries quoted 48 39 51
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
59 78 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 27.83% 32.23% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 53 60 88
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Bromsgrove +15 18 £40,000 +50.94%
Worcester -5 16 £32,500 +54.76% 2
Malvern +1 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Redditch -1 6 £25,500 -21.53%
Kidderminster 0 2 £31,500 +16.66% 1
Droitwich -1 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Pershore - 1 £32,000 -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 57 (56.44%) Microsoft
2 33 (32.67%) VMware
3 32 (31.68%) SQL
4 30 (29.70%) Active Directory
5 26 (25.74%) SQL Server
5 26 (25.74%) MS Office
5 26 (25.74%) MS Excel
6 25 (24.75%) Linux
6 25 (24.75%) Windows 7
7 24 (23.76%) C#
8 22 (21.78%) vSphere
9 19 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (16.83%) Citrix
10 17 (16.83%) Degree
11 16 (15.84%) IIS
11 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (14.85%) VB
12 15 (14.85%) LAN
12 15 (14.85%) WAN
13 14 (13.86%) DNS
13 14 (13.86%) Cisco
13 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (13.86%) Jenkins
14 13 (12.87%) Java
14 13 (12.87%) .NET
14 13 (12.87%) Oracle
14 13 (12.87%) JBoss
14 13 (12.87%) Tomcat
14 13 (12.87%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (15.84%) IIS
2 13 (12.87%) JBoss
2 13 (12.87%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.90%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.94%) Apache
6 5 (4.95%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.98%) Node.js
8 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.98%) nginx
9 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (25.74%) MS Office
1 26 (25.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.85%) LAN
1 15 (14.85%) WAN
2 14 (13.86%) DNS
3 13 (12.87%) SAN
4 12 (11.88%) Firewall
5 11 (10.89%) Internet
6 10 (9.90%) TCP/IP
6 10 (9.90%) BIG-IP
7 8 (7.92%) DHCP
7 8 (7.92%) ADSL
8 6 (5.94%) VLAN
8 6 (5.94%) Network Security
9 5 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (4.95%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (4.95%) Wireless
9 5 (4.95%) WLAN
10 4 (3.96%) HTTP
10 4 (3.96%) SMTP
10 4 (3.96%) VPN
10 4 (3.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.90%) InterSystems Cache
2 10 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.94%) Data Mining
5 5 (4.95%) MySQL
5 5 (4.95%) Big Data
5 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.96%) OLTP
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.97%) DTS
7 3 (2.97%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Jenkins
2 13 (12.87%) Mercurial
3 12 (11.88%) Hudson
3 12 (11.88%) Maven
4 10 (9.90%) CruiseControl
5 9 (8.91%) Ant
5 9 (8.91%) Artifactory
6 6 (5.94%) Toad
7 5 (4.95%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.96%) Subversion
8 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.96%) PVCS
8 4 (3.96%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (10.89%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.90%) Retail
3 3 (2.97%) Finance
4 2 (1.98%) Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (27.72%) Developer
2 20 (19.80%) Administrator
3 11 (10.89%) Analyst
3 11 (10.89%) Software Developer
4 10 (9.90%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (9.90%) DBA
5 8 (7.92%) Service Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Junior
7 6 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.94%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.94%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.95%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Report Specialist
9 4 (3.96%) IT Support
9 4 (3.96%) IT Administrator
9 4 (3.96%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) .NET
2 7 (6.93%) HTML
3 5 (4.95%) CSS
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle Streams
5 3 (2.97%) jQuery
5 3 (2.97%) DAO
5 3 (2.97%) Java EE
5 3 (2.97%) JSON
5 3 (2.97%) COM
5 3 (2.97%) MFC
5 3 (2.97%) ADO
5 3 (2.97%) ODBC
5 3 (2.97%) ActiveX
5 3 (2.97%) Web Services
5 3 (2.97%) XML
5 3 (2.97%) OLE
6 2 (1.98%) LAMP
6 2 (1.98%) XSD
6 2 (1.98%) JMS
6 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) IVR
1 10 (9.90%) Mathematics
2 8 (7.92%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.96%) Replication
5 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.98%) Physics
5 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.99%) Open Source
6 1 (0.99%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.99%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.99%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.75%) Linux
1 25 (24.75%) Windows 7
2 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (10.89%) UNIX
4 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.94%) Windows Vista
6 3 (2.97%) Android
6 3 (2.97%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.99%) Solaris
8 1 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.90%) OOP
1 10 (9.90%) DevOps
2 8 (7.92%) Software Deployment
2 8 (7.92%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (7.92%) Information Security
3 7 (6.93%) MVC
3 7 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (4.95%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (4.95%) System Testing
4 5 (4.95%) Network Design
5 4 (3.96%) Benchmarking
5 4 (3.96%) Time Management
6 3 (2.97%) Migration
6 3 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.97%) Software Engineering
7 2 (1.98%) Software Testing
7 2 (1.98%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (1.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (1.98%) Automated Testing
7 2 (1.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.68%) SQL
2 24 (23.76%) C#
3 15 (14.85%) VB
4 13 (12.87%) Java
4 13 (12.87%) PowerShell
5 11 (10.89%) VBScript
6 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.90%) Perl
6 10 (9.90%) PHP
6 10 (9.90%) Delphi
6 10 (9.90%) Python
6 10 (9.90%) MUMPS
7 9 (8.91%) C++
8 7 (6.93%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.95%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.96%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.97%) MapBasic
11 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.98%) VC++
12 2 (1.98%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Degree
2 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.93%) MCITP
3 7 (6.93%) MCSE
4 5 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.98%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.98%) CCNA
7 1 (0.99%) MCP
7 1 (0.99%) MCSA
7 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.98%) QA
1 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) TickIT
System Software
1 30 (29.70%) Active Directory
2 22 (21.78%) vSphere
3 19 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (10.89%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (6.93%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.97%) XenServer
8 2 (1.98%) Postfix
8 2 (1.98%) XenApp
9 1 (0.99%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) Puppet
2 7 (6.93%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.96%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.98%) Nagios
5 1 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 57 (56.44%) Microsoft
2 33 (32.67%) VMware
3 17 (16.83%) Citrix
4 14 (13.86%) Cisco
5 13 (12.87%) Oracle
6 7 (6.93%) HP
7 5 (4.95%) Avaya
7 5 (4.95%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.97%) Symantec
8 3 (2.97%) Apple
9 2 (1.98%) Dell
10 1 (0.99%) EMC
10 1 (0.99%) Intel
10 1 (0.99%) NetApp
10 1 (0.99%) SAP
10 1 (0.99%) Sophos
10 1 (0.99%) Mitel
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern
Hudson - London
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidderminster
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago