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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 35 45 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 13.73% 17.18% 14.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.31% 88.24% 79.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33 41 32
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £18,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
52 51 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 20.39% 19.47% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 50 47 41
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 19 £37,500 +20.00% 4
Malvern -3 10 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Redditch -6 7 £22,125 -29.76%
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 31 (38.27%) C++
2 30 (37.04%) Software Engineering
3 26 (32.10%) C#
4 25 (30.86%) Microsoft
4 25 (30.86%) Degree
5 19 (23.46%) SQL
6 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 18 (22.22%) WPF
7 17 (20.99%) MFC
7 17 (20.99%) Java
8 16 (19.75%) .NET
8 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
9 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (18.52%) Windows 7
10 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (17.28%) HTML5
10 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (17.28%) HTML
10 14 (17.28%) C
11 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
12 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
12 12 (14.81%) MS Office
12 12 (14.81%) Linux
12 12 (14.81%) WinForms
13 11 (13.58%) VMware
13 11 (13.58%) Thin Client
13 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
13 11 (13.58%) LAN
13 11 (13.58%) WAN
13 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (9.88%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.17%) IIS
2 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.23%) WordPress
5 1 (1.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Office
2 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Agresso
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) LAN
1 11 (13.58%) WAN
2 10 (12.35%) DNS
3 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.64%) DHCP
5 4 (4.94%) VPN
5 4 (4.94%) VLAN
6 3 (3.70%) Wireless
6 3 (3.70%) SAN
6 3 (3.70%) VoIP
6 3 (3.70%) Network Security
7 2 (2.47%) Modbus
7 2 (2.47%) Internet
7 2 (2.47%) ADSL
7 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.23%) Firewall
8 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.23%) FTP
8 1 (1.23%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (7.41%) MySQL
5 2 (2.47%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.47%) Informix
6 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio
1 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.47%) Hudson
2 2 (2.47%) PVCS
2 2 (2.47%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) Maven
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (9.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.94%) Advertising
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 2 (2.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Automotive
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (34.57%) Software Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (12.35%) SQL DBA
3 10 (12.35%) DBA
4 9 (11.11%) Graduate
5 8 (9.88%) Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Administrator
5 8 (9.88%) IT Support
6 7 (8.64%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Junior
10 3 (3.70%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) WPF
2 17 (20.99%) MFC
3 16 (19.75%) .NET
4 14 (17.28%) HTML
4 14 (17.28%) HTML5
5 12 (14.81%) WinForms
6 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.17%) Qt
8 3 (3.70%) XML
9 2 (2.47%) jQuery
9 2 (2.47%) Web Services
10 1 (1.23%) REST
10 1 (1.23%) RESTful
10 1 (1.23%) Spring
10 1 (1.23%) Java EE
10 1 (1.23%) WCF
10 1 (1.23%) Swing
10 1 (1.23%) ATL
10 1 (1.23%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Thin Client
1 11 (13.58%) Fat Client
1 11 (13.58%) User Experience
2 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.64%) Mathematics
4 6 (7.41%) Data Structures
5 5 (6.17%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.17%) Physics
6 4 (4.94%) Clustering
6 4 (4.94%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.47%) IVR
9 1 (1.23%) Biotechnology
9 1 (1.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 15 (18.52%) Windows 7
2 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (14.81%) Linux
4 5 (6.17%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.47%) UNIX
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Software Engineering
2 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
3 10 (12.35%) SDLC
4 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.64%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.64%) Open Source
6 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
6 5 (6.17%) OO
6 5 (6.17%) Scrum
6 5 (6.17%) TDD
7 3 (3.70%) Network Design
7 3 (3.70%) OOP
8 2 (2.47%) ITIL
8 2 (2.47%) Project Management
8 2 (2.47%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.47%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.47%) Information Security
8 2 (2.47%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) C++
2 26 (32.10%) C#
3 19 (23.46%) SQL
4 17 (20.99%) Java
5 14 (17.28%) C
6 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.64%) Embedded C
8 6 (7.41%) Embedded C++
8 6 (7.41%) Perl
8 6 (7.41%) PHP
9 4 (4.94%) VB
10 2 (2.47%) VB6
10 2 (2.47%) Ruby
10 2 (2.47%) Delphi
10 2 (2.47%) VC++
10 2 (2.47%) Python
10 2 (2.47%) MUMPS
11 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.23%) VBA
11 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (30.86%) Degree
2 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) CCNA
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.23%) MCSE
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.88%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Nessus
1 2 (2.47%) Nmap
2 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.23%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 25 (30.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.58%) VMware
3 8 (9.88%) Cisco
4 7 (8.64%) Citrix
5 4 (4.94%) Dell
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 3 (3.70%) HP
7 2 (2.47%) Juniper
7 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.47%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.23%) SAP
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