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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 73 53 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 27.86% 26.37% 22.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.22% 81.54% 69.35%
Number of salaries quoted 65 47 28
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
91 65 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 34.73% 32.34% 32.46%
Number of salaries quoted 83 58 43
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,250 £45,000
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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +5 37 £33,000 -2.94% 5
Malvern +1 28 £40,000 +86.04% 2
Redditch -9 4 £23,750 -12.03% 4
Bromsgrove -3 2 £33,000 -26.66% 1
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 47 (41.23%) Microsoft
2 40 (35.09%) Linux
3 38 (33.33%) C++
4 35 (30.70%) Windows Server
5 33 (28.95%) C#
6 31 (27.19%) VMware
7 28 (24.56%) OO
8 27 (23.68%) Active Directory
9 24 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 21 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (18.42%) C
10 21 (18.42%) Java
10 21 (18.42%) .NET
10 21 (18.42%) MS Office
10 21 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 18 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (15.79%) Citrix
13 17 (14.91%) Cisco
13 17 (14.91%) SQL
13 17 (14.91%) ITIL
14 16 (14.04%) Backup Exec
14 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (14.04%) vSphere
14 16 (14.04%) Degree
15 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
15 15 (13.16%) HTML
16 14 (12.28%) IIS
16 14 (12.28%) OOP
16 14 (12.28%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (12.28%) IIS
2 12 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 11 (9.65%) Confluence
4 8 (7.02%) Apache Spark
4 8 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (6.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (18.42%) MS Office
2 12 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.40%) Office 365
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.28%) Firewall
2 13 (11.40%) Internet
3 12 (10.53%) LAN
3 12 (10.53%) WAN
4 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.26%) VLAN
5 6 (5.26%) VPN
6 4 (3.51%) 2G
6 4 (3.51%) 3G
6 4 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.51%) DHCP
6 4 (3.51%) DNS
6 4 (3.51%) Network Security
6 4 (3.51%) VoIP
7 3 (2.63%) BGP
7 3 (2.63%) OSPF
7 3 (2.63%) SAN
7 3 (2.63%) SNMP
7 3 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.02%) Apache Accumulo
3 8 (7.02%) Big Data
3 8 (7.02%) Hadoop
3 8 (7.02%) IBM InfoSphere
3 8 (7.02%) Neo4j
4 5 (4.39%) MySQL
5 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.65%) JIRA
2 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.39%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.39%) Subversion
4 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (3.51%) Legal
1 4 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.88%) Electronics
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
3 1 (0.88%) Military
3 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (21.93%) Developer
2 20 (17.54%) Software Engineer
3 10 (8.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 10 (8.77%) Graduate
3 10 (8.77%) Junior
4 8 (7.02%) Big Data Developer
4 8 (7.02%) C# Software Engineer
4 8 (7.02%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (7.02%) Java Developer
4 8 (7.02%) Software Test Engineer
4 8 (7.02%) Test Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) Junior C# Software Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) Junior Software Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.39%) Apache Spark Developer
6 5 (4.39%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (4.39%) Graduate Java Developer
6 5 (4.39%) Hadoop Developer
6 5 (4.39%) IT Support
6 5 (4.39%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.42%) .NET
2 15 (13.16%) HTML
3 12 (10.53%) OpenCL
4 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET
4 11 (9.65%) WPF
5 10 (8.77%) MFC
6 9 (7.89%) WinForms
7 8 (7.02%) HTML5
7 8 (7.02%) Kafka
7 8 (7.02%) ZeroMQ
8 4 (3.51%) CSS
9 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (2.63%) Classic ASP
9 3 (2.63%) Web Services
10 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.40%) Driving Licence
3 12 (10.53%) VHDL
4 8 (7.02%) Internet of Things
5 7 (6.14%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (6.14%) Fat Client
5 7 (6.14%) Thin Client
6 5 (4.39%) Blackberry
6 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.51%) Clustering
7 4 (3.51%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.75%) Physics
9 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.88%) PDA
9 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.09%) Linux
2 35 (30.70%) Windows Server
3 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (10.53%) Mac OS X
5 9 (7.89%) Windows 8
5 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.02%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.26%) Android
8 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
8 5 (4.39%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.51%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.51%) Windows Phone
10 3 (2.63%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.75%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.88%) Debian
12 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.56%) OO
2 24 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 21 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.91%) ITIL
5 14 (12.28%) OOP
6 12 (10.53%) Open Source
6 12 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 8 (7.02%) Analytics
7 8 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.26%) Migration
8 6 (5.26%) Network Design
8 6 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.39%) Software Testing
9 5 (4.39%) Web Development
10 4 (3.51%) Automated Testing
10 4 (3.51%) Manual Testing
10 4 (3.51%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (3.51%) Test Management
10 4 (3.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.33%) C++
2 33 (28.95%) C#
3 21 (18.42%) C
3 21 (18.42%) Java
4 17 (14.91%) SQL
5 12 (10.53%) Perl
5 12 (10.53%) Ruby
5 12 (10.53%) Scala
6 11 (9.65%) Python
7 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
7 10 (8.77%) VB
8 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.26%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.75%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.75%) VB6
11 2 (1.75%) VBScript
12 1 (0.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Degree
2 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 14 (12.28%) DV Cleared
4 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 10 (8.77%) MCSA
7 9 (7.89%) MCITP
7 9 (7.89%) MCSE
7 9 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.63%) CCDP
9 3 (2.63%) CCIE
9 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.75%) CCNA
10 2 (1.75%) CCNP
10 2 (1.75%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.88%) CCA
11 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) ISO 9000
1 8 (7.02%) TickIT
2 4 (3.51%) QA
3 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 18 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (14.04%) vSphere
5 8 (7.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (4.39%) Docker
7 2 (1.75%) LXC
7 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.88%) Postfix
8 1 (0.88%) Snort
8 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (14.04%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.51%) SCCM
3 3 (2.63%) Nagios
3 3 (2.63%) Puppet
4 2 (1.75%) Cobbler
4 2 (1.75%) SCOM
4 2 (1.75%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (41.23%) Microsoft
2 31 (27.19%) VMware
3 18 (15.79%) Citrix
4 17 (14.91%) Cisco
5 13 (11.40%) SAP
5 13 (11.40%) Veeam
6 11 (9.65%) Atlassian
7 8 (7.02%) IBM
7 8 (7.02%) Juniper
7 8 (7.02%) Oracle
8 6 (5.26%) HP
9 3 (2.63%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.63%) Sourcefire
9 3 (2.63%) Symantec
10 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.88%) Avaya
11 1 (0.88%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
Worcester, Worcestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
WBRS
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Sanctuary Housing Association
Salary: From £35,342 to £38,296 per annum 35 Hours Per Week
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days hol + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Venn Group
Salary: £35000 - £38000 Per Annum 26 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent package & development
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Pracctice Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago