The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 19 13 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 159 252 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.85% 10.90% 13.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.08% 62.22% 66.47%
Number of salaries quoted 132 225 196
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,661
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.35%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 294 405 346
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.37% 17.52% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 249 349 300
Median salary £36,773 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.93% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Birmingham

Windows
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Windows in Birmingham

Windows
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Birmingham over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Birmingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 181 (43.30%) Microsoft
2 172 (41.15%) Active Directory
3 160 (38.28%) Windows Server
4 133 (31.82%) VMware
5 121 (28.95%) Linux
6 103 (24.64%) Unix
7 95 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 93 (22.25%) SQL
9 90 (21.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 88 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 79 (18.90%) MS Exchange
12 78 (18.66%) SQL Server
13 75 (17.94%) ITIL
14 72 (17.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 66 (15.79%) Finance
16 65 (15.55%) Citrix
16 65 (15.55%) Data Centre
17 62 (14.83%) MS Office
18 61 (14.59%) Firewall
19 58 (13.88%) Cisco
20 57 (13.64%) Hyper-V
20 57 (13.64%) Office 365
20 57 (13.64%) Windows 7
21 49 (11.72%) SCCM
22 45 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
22 45 (10.77%) SAN
23 42 (10.05%) Java
24 40 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
25 39 (9.33%) LAN
26 38 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 79 (18.90%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.02%) IIS
2 21 (5.02%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (3.35%) JBoss
5 14 (3.35%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.39%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.15%) Apache
8 8 (1.91%) nginx
8 8 (1.91%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.96%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.48%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.48%) Joomla!
15 1 (0.24%) Drupal
Applications
1 95 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 62 (14.83%) MS Office
3 11 (2.63%) MS Project
4 6 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Blender
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (3.59%) assyst
2 8 (1.91%) Magento
2 8 (1.91%) NetSuite
3 7 (1.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (1.44%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.48%) Workfront
6 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.24%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 57 (13.64%) Office 365
2 40 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.96%) SaaS
6 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.48%) Yammer
8 1 (0.24%) G Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (14.59%) Firewall
2 45 (10.77%) SAN
3 39 (9.33%) LAN
4 37 (8.85%) TCP/IP
5 35 (8.37%) DHCP
6 34 (8.13%) DNS
6 34 (8.13%) WAN
7 18 (4.31%) VPN
8 17 (4.07%) IPv4
8 17 (4.07%) Network Security
9 15 (3.59%) NAS
10 14 (3.35%) Remote Desktop
10 14 (3.35%) Skype
10 14 (3.35%) VLAN
11 12 (2.87%) IPsec
11 12 (2.87%) Wireless
12 11 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (2.63%) VoIP
13 10 (2.39%) SNMP
14 9 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.66%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.31%) MySQL
3 17 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (3.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 11 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.15%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.15%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.91%) DB2
9 5 (1.20%) MS Access
10 4 (0.96%) ZAP BI
11 3 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.48%) SQLite
13 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (2.39%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.67%) Selenium
3 6 (1.44%) Subversion
4 4 (0.96%) Burp Suite
4 4 (0.96%) eggPlant
4 4 (0.96%) Fiddler
4 4 (0.96%) JBehave
4 4 (0.96%) JMeter
4 4 (0.96%) JUnit
4 4 (0.96%) Moq
4 4 (0.96%) MSTest
4 4 (0.96%) NUnit
4 4 (0.96%) Ranorex
4 4 (0.96%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (0.96%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.96%) SpecFlow
4 4 (0.96%) TestNG
4 4 (0.96%) WATIR
5 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.48%) TestComplete
General
1 66 (15.79%) Finance
2 37 (8.85%) Retail
3 17 (4.07%) Banking
4 14 (3.35%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.15%) Legal
7 8 (1.91%) Games
7 8 (1.91%) International Banking
7 8 (1.91%) Law
8 6 (1.44%) Electronics
9 5 (1.20%) Advertising
9 5 (1.20%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.72%) Automotive
11 2 (0.48%) French Language
11 2 (0.48%) Marketing
11 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.48%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) German Language
12 1 (0.24%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 86 (20.57%) Analyst
2 50 (11.96%) Support Engineer
3 48 (11.48%) Developer
4 42 (10.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 42 (10.05%) Support Analyst
5 32 (7.66%) Consultant
5 32 (7.66%) IT Support
6 31 (7.42%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (5.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 21 (5.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 21 (5.02%) Windows Engineer
8 18 (4.31%) IT Analyst
9 17 (4.07%) Service Analyst
9 17 (4.07%) Service Desk Analyst
10 16 (3.83%) Technical Consultant
11 15 (3.59%) Data Centre Engineer
11 15 (3.59%) IT Manager
11 15 (3.59%) PHP Developer
12 14 (3.35%) IT Support Analyst
12 14 (3.35%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.85%) .NET
2 23 (5.50%) HTML
3 21 (5.02%) CSS
4 13 (3.11%) ASP.NET
4 13 (3.11%) Java EE
4 13 (3.11%) jQuery
5 10 (2.39%) JSON
6 9 (2.15%) J2EE
6 9 (2.15%) LAMP
6 9 (2.15%) XML
7 8 (1.91%) Ajax
7 8 (1.91%) LEMP Stack
8 7 (1.67%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.67%) Web Services
9 6 (1.44%) SOAP
10 4 (0.96%) Castle Windsor
10 4 (0.96%) Gherkin
10 4 (0.96%) Spring.NET
10 4 (0.96%) WinForms
10 4 (0.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.55%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.78%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.31%) Enterprise Storage
5 12 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.87%) Driving Licence
5 12 (2.87%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (2.39%) Fintech
6 10 (2.39%) HP StoreVirtual
7 9 (2.15%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.44%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.44%) Clustering
9 6 (1.44%) iPad
9 6 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.20%) Handset
10 5 (1.20%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.96%) iPhone
12 3 (0.72%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 160 (38.28%) Windows Server
2 121 (28.95%) Linux
3 103 (24.64%) Unix
4 90 (21.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (17.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (13.64%) Windows 7
7 36 (8.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (7.89%) Windows 10
9 18 (4.31%) Windows 8
10 17 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (3.83%) Apple iOS
12 15 (3.59%) Android
13 14 (3.35%) Mac OS
14 13 (3.11%) AIX
15 10 (2.39%) Windows XP
16 9 (2.15%) Solaris
17 6 (1.44%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.96%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 3 (0.72%) CentOS
19 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (17.94%) ITIL
2 38 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (6.94%) Service Management
4 28 (6.70%) Process Improvement
4 28 (6.70%) Service Delivery
5 24 (5.74%) Capacity Planning
6 23 (5.50%) Change Management
7 21 (5.02%) Problem Management
8 20 (4.78%) Migration
8 20 (4.78%) SIEM
9 19 (4.55%) DevOps
9 19 (4.55%) Incident Management
9 19 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
10 18 (4.31%) Project Management
11 16 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (3.83%) ERP
11 16 (3.83%) SOA
12 15 (3.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 93 (22.25%) SQL
2 42 (10.05%) Java
3 29 (6.94%) C#
3 29 (6.94%) JavaScript
4 23 (5.50%) PowerShell
5 22 (5.26%) Perl
6 19 (4.55%) PHP
7 16 (3.83%) C
7 16 (3.83%) Python
8 14 (3.35%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.39%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.91%) VBScript
11 6 (1.44%) C++
12 5 (1.20%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.96%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.48%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.48%) UniBasic
14 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.24%) Ruby
15 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (8.85%) MCSE
3 26 (6.22%) Degree
4 18 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (3.83%) Security Cleared
6 14 (3.35%) CCNA
7 13 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (2.87%) AWS Certification
8 12 (2.87%) CEH
8 12 (2.87%) CISM
8 12 (2.87%) CISSP
8 12 (2.87%) GIAC
9 11 (2.63%) MCSA
10 10 (2.39%) CCNP
10 10 (2.39%) MCP
11 9 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.91%) GCIA
12 8 (1.91%) GCIH
12 8 (1.91%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.94%) SLA
2 7 (1.67%) QA
3 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.96%) MISRA
5 2 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.48%) DICOM
5 2 (0.48%) HL7
5 2 (0.48%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.24%) BS7666
6 1 (0.24%) ISO27002
System Software
1 172 (41.15%) Active Directory
2 88 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 21 (5.02%) vSphere
5 18 (4.31%) Forefront TMG
6 17 (4.07%) XenApp
7 16 (3.83%) Terminal Services
8 12 (2.87%) XenDesktop
9 10 (2.39%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.20%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.96%) NFS
13 4 (0.96%) XenServer
14 3 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.72%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.48%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 1 (0.24%) Docker
16 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 49 (11.72%) SCCM
2 35 (8.37%) SCOM
3 21 (5.02%) Tivoli
4 12 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.87%) Puppet
5 6 (1.44%) SCOrch
6 5 (1.20%) EdgeSight
6 5 (1.20%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.96%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.72%) Nagios
8 3 (0.72%) QRadar
8 3 (0.72%) Terraform
9 2 (0.48%) WSUS
10 1 (0.24%) Control-M
10 1 (0.24%) DameWare
10 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 181 (43.30%) Microsoft
2 133 (31.82%) VMware
3 65 (15.55%) Citrix
4 58 (13.88%) Cisco
5 32 (7.66%) HP
5 32 (7.66%) NetApp
6 25 (5.98%) Dell
7 22 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 22 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 21 (5.02%) Oracle
9 20 (4.78%) SonicWALL
10 16 (3.83%) Veeam
11 12 (2.87%) SolarWinds
12 10 (2.39%) Apple
12 10 (2.39%) Sybase
13 9 (2.15%) IBM
14 7 (1.67%) Cognos
14 7 (1.67%) NEC
15 6 (1.44%) LANDesk
15 6 (1.44%) Lotus
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + MORE
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Car,Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Mereway Group of Companies
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum + £5000 car allowance + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £17,000 per annum + MS Qualification + more benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum c£50k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent Spa
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + share options
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pixel Hires
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Company Car
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Marine Information Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Dependant on experience
Posted: 23 days ago