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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 34 34 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 12.69% 14.41% 23.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.00% 77.27% 78.48%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 49
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,700 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
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
40 44 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 14.93% 18.64% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 66
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £22,800
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 28 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 28 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% 4
Worcester -8 6 £36,250 +51.04% 4
Bromsgrove -1 5 £17,000 -49.25%
Redditch -9 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 28 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 (42.50%) SQL
2 28 (35.00%) C#
2 28 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (26.25%) Active Directory
4 18 (22.50%) Degree
5 17 (21.25%) Computer Science
5 17 (21.25%) Linux
6 16 (20.00%) .NET
6 16 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 15 (18.75%) VB
8 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
9 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
9 13 (16.25%) C++
9 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
10 12 (15.00%) Citrix
11 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (13.75%) Internet
11 11 (13.75%) OOP
11 11 (13.75%) LAN
11 11 (13.75%) WAN
12 10 (12.50%) VC++
12 10 (12.50%) MUMPS
12 10 (12.50%) MS Office
12 10 (12.50%) Delphi
12 10 (12.50%) Oracle
12 10 (12.50%) MFC
12 10 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
12 10 (12.50%) Retail
12 10 (12.50%) Logistics

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (7.50%) IIS
2 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.25%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.25%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) Internet
1 11 (13.75%) LAN
1 11 (13.75%) WAN
2 8 (10.00%) ADSL
3 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.25%) VLAN
4 5 (6.25%) SAN
4 5 (6.25%) DNS
5 4 (5.00%) DHCP
5 4 (5.00%) Firewall
6 3 (3.75%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (3.75%) Wireless
6 3 (3.75%) VoIP
7 2 (2.50%) WLAN
7 2 (2.50%) HTTP
7 2 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.50%) Network Security
8 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.25%) NAS
8 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
3 9 (11.25%) Big Data
4 8 (10.00%) OLTP
4 8 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.75%) MySQL
7 2 (2.50%) Informix
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.00%) Toad
2 8 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 8 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.75%) MSI
4 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.50%) PVCS
5 1 (1.25%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (12.50%) Retail
2 9 (11.25%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) Analyst
2 20 (25.00%) Developer
3 18 (22.50%) Support Analyst
4 13 (16.25%) Software Developer
4 13 (16.25%) Software Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 10 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (11.25%) DBA
7 8 (10.00%) Service Analyst
7 8 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (7.50%) Administrator
9 6 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (7.50%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) .NET
2 10 (12.50%) MFC
3 8 (10.00%) Oracle Streams
4 7 (8.75%) HTML
5 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.25%) XML
6 4 (5.00%) CSS
6 4 (5.00%) jQuery
7 2 (2.50%) Web Services
7 2 (2.50%) XSLT
7 2 (2.50%) JSON
7 2 (2.50%) WCF
7 2 (2.50%) RESTful
7 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.50%) HTML5
7 2 (2.50%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (2.50%) CSS3
7 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.50%) IVR
2 10 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 9 (11.25%) Replication
4 2 (2.50%) Clustering
4 2 (2.50%) Physics
4 2 (2.50%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Linux
2 16 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.00%) UNIX
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.25%) Android
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
2 11 (13.75%) OOP
3 10 (12.50%) Logistics
3 10 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (11.25%) Unit Testing
4 9 (11.25%) Scrum
4 9 (11.25%) TDD
5 8 (10.00%) Time Management
6 4 (5.00%) MVC
6 4 (5.00%) Network Design
7 3 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.75%) Migration
7 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.50%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.50%) ITIL
8 2 (2.50%) Project Management
8 2 (2.50%) Change Management
8 2 (2.50%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (42.50%) SQL
2 28 (35.00%) C#
3 15 (18.75%) VB
4 13 (16.25%) C++
5 10 (12.50%) VC++
5 10 (12.50%) MUMPS
5 10 (12.50%) Delphi
6 8 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (10.00%) C
6 8 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.50%) J#
10 1 (1.25%) Java
10 1 (1.25%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Degree
2 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.75%) MCSE
4 2 (2.50%) MCP
4 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.25%) CCEE
5 1 (1.25%) CCAA
5 1 (1.25%) MCITP
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.25%) HNC
5 1 (1.25%) HND
5 1 (1.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) TickIT
1 9 (11.25%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (26.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.00%) XenServer
5 3 (3.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.25%) vSphere
6 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.25%) XenApp
6 1 (1.25%) Postfix
6 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.25%) Xen
6 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 6 (7.50%) SCCM
3 4 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.50%) SCOM
5 1 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.00%) Citrix
3 10 (12.50%) Oracle
3 10 (12.50%) VMware
3 10 (12.50%) RedPrairie
4 7 (8.75%) Cisco
5 6 (7.50%) HP
6 4 (5.00%) Apple
7 3 (3.75%) AppSense
7 3 (3.75%) Dell
8 2 (2.50%) Adobe
8 2 (2.50%) Macromedia
8 2 (2.50%) Juniper
8 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.50%) Symantec
9 1 (1.25%) Twitter
9 1 (1.25%) SEEBURGER
9 1 (1.25%) Draytek
9 1 (1.25%) Sage
9 1 (1.25%) Informatica
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + 12 Month Fixed Term
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £36k - 38k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcester
OHO Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago