The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Worcestershire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 33 36 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 12.41% 15.19% 23.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.62% 78.26% 78.48%
Number of salaries quoted 28 36 51
Average salary £35,000 £31,750 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.23% +4.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £24,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 46 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 14.66% 19.41% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 68
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
West Midlands

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 9 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Worcester -8 6 £36,250 +45.00% 4
Bromsgrove -1 5 £17,000 -49.25%
Redditch -11 5 £30,000 -3.22% 1
Kidderminster +1 3 £20,500 -37.87%
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 34 (43.04%) SQL
2 28 (35.44%) C#
3 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
4 20 (25.32%) Active Directory
5 18 (22.78%) Degree
6 17 (21.52%) Computer Science
6 17 (21.52%) Linux
7 16 (20.25%) .NET
8 15 (18.99%) VB
8 15 (18.99%) Windows 7
9 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
10 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
10 13 (16.46%) C++
10 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
11 12 (15.19%) Citrix
12 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (13.92%) Internet
12 11 (13.92%) OOP
12 11 (13.92%) LAN
12 11 (13.92%) WAN
13 10 (12.66%) VC++
13 10 (12.66%) MUMPS
13 10 (12.66%) MS Office
13 10 (12.66%) Delphi
13 10 (12.66%) Oracle
13 10 (12.66%) MFC
13 10 (12.66%) InterSystems Cache
13 10 (12.66%) Retail
13 10 (12.66%) Mathematics

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (7.59%) IIS
2 5 (6.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) Apache
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.27%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.27%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) LAN
1 11 (13.92%) WAN
1 11 (13.92%) Internet
2 8 (10.13%) ADSL
3 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.33%) DNS
4 5 (6.33%) VLAN
4 5 (6.33%) SAN
5 4 (5.06%) Firewall
5 4 (5.06%) DHCP
6 3 (3.80%) Wireless
6 3 (3.80%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.53%) Network Security
7 2 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.53%) HTTP
7 2 (2.53%) VoIP
7 2 (2.53%) WLAN
8 1 (1.27%) SMTP
8 1 (1.27%) FTP
8 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) InterSystems Cache
3 9 (11.39%) Big Data
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (10.13%) OLTP
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.80%) MySQL
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.53%) Informix
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.13%) Mercurial
2 8 (10.13%) ClearCase
2 8 (10.13%) Toad
3 3 (3.80%) MSI
4 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.53%) PVCS
5 1 (1.27%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (12.66%) Retail
2 9 (11.39%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Analyst
2 20 (25.32%) Developer
3 18 (22.78%) Support Analyst
4 13 (16.46%) Software Developer
4 13 (16.46%) Software Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Technical Support
5 10 (12.66%) Technical Support Analyst
5 10 (12.66%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) DBA
7 8 (10.13%) Service Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (7.59%) Administrator
9 6 (7.59%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (7.59%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (5.06%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) .NET
2 10 (12.66%) MFC
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle Streams
4 7 (8.86%) HTML
5 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.33%) XML
6 4 (5.06%) CSS
6 4 (5.06%) jQuery
7 2 (2.53%) RESTful
7 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.53%) HTML5
7 2 (2.53%) CSS3
7 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (2.53%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.53%) Web Services
7 2 (2.53%) XSLT
7 2 (2.53%) JSON
7 2 (2.53%) WCF
8 1 (1.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.66%) IVR
2 10 (12.66%) Mathematics
3 9 (11.39%) Replication
4 2 (2.53%) Clustering
4 2 (2.53%) Physics
4 2 (2.53%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.52%) Linux
2 15 (18.99%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (10.13%) UNIX
4 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
2 11 (13.92%) OOP
3 10 (12.66%) Logistics
3 10 (12.66%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
4 9 (11.39%) TDD
4 9 (11.39%) Scrum
5 8 (10.13%) Time Management
6 4 (5.06%) MVC
6 4 (5.06%) Network Design
7 3 (3.80%) Migration
7 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.53%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.53%) Project Management
8 2 (2.53%) Change Management
8 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.04%) SQL
2 28 (35.44%) C#
3 15 (18.99%) VB
4 13 (16.46%) C++
5 10 (12.66%) Delphi
5 10 (12.66%) VC++
5 10 (12.66%) MUMPS
6 8 (10.13%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.13%) PL/SQL
6 8 (10.13%) C
7 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.53%) J#
10 1 (1.27%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Degree
2 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.80%) MCSE
4 2 (2.53%) MCP
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.27%) MCITP
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) HNC
5 1 (1.27%) HND
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
5 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.27%) CCEE
5 1 (1.27%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) ISO 9000
1 9 (11.39%) TickIT
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 20 (25.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.06%) XenServer
5 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.27%) Postfix
6 1 (1.27%) XenApp
6 1 (1.27%) Xen
6 1 (1.27%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Data Guard
2 6 (7.59%) SCCM
3 4 (5.06%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.53%) SCOM
5 1 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.19%) Citrix
3 10 (12.66%) Oracle
3 10 (12.66%) VMware
3 10 (12.66%) RedPrairie
4 7 (8.86%) Cisco
5 6 (7.59%) HP
6 3 (3.80%) Dell
6 3 (3.80%) Apple
6 3 (3.80%) AppSense
7 2 (2.53%) Adobe
7 2 (2.53%) Macromedia
7 2 (2.53%) Juniper
7 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.53%) Symantec
8 1 (1.27%) Twitter
8 1 (1.27%) Informatica
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.27%) JBoss
8 1 (1.27%) Progress
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + 12 Month Fixed Term
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £36k - 38k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester
OHO Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago