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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 48 40 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 21.43% 24.39% 20.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.57% 83.33% 57.50%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 45
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
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
69 48 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 30.80% 29.27% 34.93%
Number of salaries quoted 58 31 78
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 20 £34,000 +1.49% 6
Redditch +2 10 £22,500 -19.64% 3
Malvern -1 8 £21,500 -38.57% 1
Bromsgrove -2 6 £29,500 +31.11%
Kidderminster - 2 £31,500 -
Pershore - 1 £32,000 -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (48.35%) Microsoft
2 30 (32.97%) C#
3 29 (31.87%) SQL
3 29 (31.87%) VMware
4 26 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 25 (27.47%) Active Directory
6 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
7 22 (24.18%) MS Office
8 21 (23.08%) Windows 7
9 19 (20.88%) Linux
10 18 (19.78%) vSphere
11 17 (18.68%) MS Exchange
12 16 (17.58%) Degree
13 15 (16.48%) Hyper-V
13 15 (16.48%) VB
13 15 (16.48%) .NET
13 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (15.38%) OOP
15 13 (14.29%) C++
15 13 (14.29%) MVC
16 12 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (13.19%) Tomcat
16 12 (13.19%) LAN
16 12 (13.19%) WAN
16 12 (13.19%) SAN
16 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (12.09%) Internet
17 11 (12.09%) MUMPS
17 11 (12.09%) Delphi
17 11 (12.09%) PowerShell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 17 (18.68%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.19%) Tomcat
3 9 (9.89%) IIS
4 8 (8.79%) JBoss
5 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.49%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.40%) Apache
7 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.30%) GlassFish
9 2 (2.20%) Node.js
9 2 (2.20%) nginx
9 2 (2.20%) Apache Solr
9 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 22 (24.18%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.20%) Simulink
4 2 (2.20%) Stateflow
4 2 (2.20%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.20%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.59%) Office 365
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.19%) LAN
1 12 (13.19%) WAN
1 12 (13.19%) SAN
2 11 (12.09%) Internet
3 10 (10.99%) DNS
4 8 (8.79%) BIG-IP
5 7 (7.69%) DHCP
6 5 (5.49%) Firewall
6 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.40%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.30%) SMTP
8 3 (3.30%) VPN
9 2 (2.20%) DDNS
9 2 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.20%) HTTP
9 2 (2.20%) ADSL
9 2 (2.20%) VLAN
9 2 (2.20%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.20%) Network Security
9 2 (2.20%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.09%) InterSystems Cache
3 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.59%) Data Mining
5 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.40%) MySQL
6 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.30%) DTS
7 3 (3.30%) Ingres
7 3 (3.30%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.79%) Hudson
2 8 (8.79%) Mercurial
2 8 (8.79%) Maven
2 8 (8.79%) CruiseControl
2 8 (8.79%) Ant
2 8 (8.79%) Artifactory
3 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.20%) Subversion
General
1 11 (12.09%) Retail
2 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.40%) Advertising
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Finance
4 2 (2.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (35.16%) Developer
2 14 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 11 (12.09%) Administrator
4 9 (9.89%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) Junior
5 6 (6.59%) Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) DBA
5 6 (6.59%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (6.59%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.59%) SQL DBA
6 5 (5.49%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.40%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Report Specialist
8 3 (3.30%) DevOps Administrator
8 3 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) IT Support
8 3 (3.30%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.48%) .NET
2 7 (7.69%) XML
3 6 (6.59%) HTML
4 4 (4.40%) HTML5
5 3 (3.30%) JSON
5 3 (3.30%) WCF
5 3 (3.30%) DAO
5 3 (3.30%) ActiveX
5 3 (3.30%) ODBC
5 3 (3.30%) Web Services
5 3 (3.30%) ADO
5 3 (3.30%) COM
5 3 (3.30%) OLE
6 2 (2.20%) DCOM
6 2 (2.20%) CSS
6 2 (2.20%) XSL
6 2 (2.20%) ATL
6 2 (2.20%) J2EE
6 2 (2.20%) MFC
6 2 (2.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) IVR
2 8 (8.79%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.40%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.20%) VHDL
4 2 (2.20%) Physics
4 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.20%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.10%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 19 (20.88%) Linux
3 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.40%) Android
7 3 (3.30%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.30%) UNIX
8 2 (2.20%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.38%) OOP
2 13 (14.29%) MVC
3 8 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (8.79%) Information Security
3 8 (8.79%) DevOps
4 7 (7.69%) OO
5 6 (6.59%) Benchmarking
6 5 (5.49%) Software Deployment
6 5 (5.49%) System Testing
7 4 (4.40%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.30%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.30%) Business Development
8 3 (3.30%) UML
9 2 (2.20%) Project Management
9 2 (2.20%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.20%) Regression Testing
9 2 (2.20%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.20%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.97%) C#
2 29 (31.87%) SQL
3 15 (16.48%) VB
4 13 (14.29%) C++
5 11 (12.09%) MUMPS
5 11 (12.09%) Delphi
5 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
6 10 (10.99%) Java
7 9 (9.89%) VBScript
8 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.79%) Perl
8 8 (8.79%) PHP
8 8 (8.79%) Python
9 7 (7.69%) C
10 6 (6.59%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.30%) MapBasic
13 2 (2.20%) MATLAB
13 2 (2.20%) Embedded C
13 2 (2.20%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) Degree
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.49%) MCITP
3 5 (5.49%) MCSE
4 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.20%) CCNA
6 2 (2.20%) MCSA
6 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 25 (27.47%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.78%) vSphere
3 15 (16.48%) Hyper-V
4 12 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (9.89%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.40%) XenServer
7 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.20%) XenApp
8 1 (1.10%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) Puppet
2 5 (5.49%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.20%) Nagios
4 1 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 44 (48.35%) Microsoft
2 29 (31.87%) VMware
3 9 (9.89%) Cisco
4 7 (7.69%) Citrix
5 5 (5.49%) Oracle
5 5 (5.49%) HP
5 5 (5.49%) Dell
6 3 (3.30%) Avaya
6 3 (3.30%) Symantec
7 2 (2.20%) Apple
7 2 (2.20%) Adobe
7 2 (2.20%) Intel
8 1 (1.10%) EMC
8 1 (1.10%) NetApp
8 1 (1.10%) Sophos
Evesham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £15000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £26-£32k per year depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Evesham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £10000 - £15000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, West Midlands, United Kingdom
University of Worcester
Salary: £24,775 - £30,434 pa with the opportunity to progress to £33,242 pa
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Redditch
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Redditch
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 26 days ago
Worcester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago