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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 12 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 258 263 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.10% 11.26% 12.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.18% 65.10% 60.42%
Number of salaries quoted 226 217 227
Median salary £38,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 402 404 427
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 20.41% 17.29% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 351 317 393
Median salary £38,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.46% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 186 (44.50%) Microsoft
2 170 (40.67%) Active Directory
3 157 (37.56%) Windows Server
4 139 (33.25%) VMware
5 97 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 96 (22.97%) ITIL
7 92 (22.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 83 (19.86%) SQL
8 83 (19.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 82 (19.62%) SQL Server
10 80 (19.14%) Linux
10 80 (19.14%) Data Centre
11 79 (18.90%) Hyper-V
12 75 (17.94%) Microsoft Azure
13 73 (17.46%) SCCM
14 72 (17.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 63 (15.07%) Microsoft Office
15 63 (15.07%) Office 365
16 62 (14.83%) Cisco
17 61 (14.59%) Windows 7
18 60 (14.35%) SharePoint
19 57 (13.64%) .NET
20 56 (13.40%) MCSE
21 55 (13.16%) Citrix
22 54 (12.92%) Firewall
23 51 (12.20%) Unix
23 51 (12.20%) MS Exchange
23 51 (12.20%) Windows 10
24 47 (11.24%) PowerShell
25 46 (11.00%) HP

Windows
Co-occurring 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 60 (14.35%) SharePoint
2 51 (12.20%) MS Exchange
3 41 (9.81%) IIS
4 13 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (2.63%) SAS
6 9 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.91%) Apache
7 8 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.67%) nginx
8 7 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.96%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.72%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.48%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.48%) JBoss
12 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 63 (15.07%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (3.59%) assyst
2 11 (2.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (1.44%) Sentinel
4 5 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.48%) Magento
5 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.24%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.24%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 75 (17.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (15.07%) Office 365
3 17 (4.07%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (3.35%) IaaS
5 10 (2.39%) PaaS
6 9 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (1.67%) SaaS
8 6 (1.44%) G Suite
9 5 (1.20%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.72%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.48%) Yammer
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.24%) Apcera
12 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.92%) Firewall
2 46 (11.00%) LAN
3 44 (10.53%) DNS
3 44 (10.53%) SAN
3 44 (10.53%) WAN
4 42 (10.05%) DHCP
5 38 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 32 (7.66%) VPN
7 15 (3.59%) VLAN
8 14 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (3.35%) Wireless
9 13 (3.11%) Internet
10 12 (2.87%) Broadband
10 12 (2.87%) IPsec
10 12 (2.87%) IPv4
11 11 (2.63%) HTTP
12 9 (2.15%) FTP
12 9 (2.15%) NAS
13 8 (1.91%) Ethernet
13 8 (1.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (19.62%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (6.46%) SQL Server 2016
4 26 (6.22%) MySQL
5 17 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (2.87%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.44%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.20%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.20%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.20%) SQLite
11 4 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.96%) ZAP BI
12 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.48%) DB2
13 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.35%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.87%) Moq
2 12 (2.87%) MSTest
2 12 (2.87%) NUnit
2 12 (2.87%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (1.91%) Burp Suite
4 6 (1.44%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.44%) Selenium
5 5 (1.20%) InstallShield
5 5 (1.20%) MSI
5 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.20%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.96%) Fiddler
6 4 (0.96%) Mercurial
6 4 (0.96%) Subversion
7 3 (0.72%) JBehave
7 3 (0.72%) JMeter
7 3 (0.72%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.72%) WATIR
General
1 44 (10.53%) Finance
2 30 (7.18%) Retail
3 20 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.35%) Games
5 8 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.44%) Law
6 6 (1.44%) Legal
7 4 (0.96%) Advertising
7 4 (0.96%) Automotive
8 2 (0.48%) Electronics
8 2 (0.48%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Banking
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (16.75%) Developer
2 65 (15.55%) Analyst
3 54 (12.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 51 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 27 (6.46%) .NET Developer
6 25 (5.98%) Support Analyst
7 24 (5.74%) IT Support
8 20 (4.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 20 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support
9 19 (4.55%) Consultant
10 18 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
11 17 (4.07%) PHP Developer
12 16 (3.83%) Web Developer
13 15 (3.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 15 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 15 (3.59%) Data Centre Engineer
13 15 (3.59%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.35%) Monitoring Engineer
14 14 (3.35%) PHP Web Developer
14 14 (3.35%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (13.64%) .NET
2 29 (6.94%) CSS
3 27 (6.46%) HTML
4 20 (4.78%) ASP.NET
5 14 (3.35%) 802.1X
6 12 (2.87%) Castle Windsor
6 12 (2.87%) jQuery
6 12 (2.87%) Ninject
6 12 (2.87%) Spring.NET
6 12 (2.87%) Unity DI Container
6 12 (2.87%) WinForms
6 12 (2.87%) WPF
7 10 (2.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (2.15%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.15%) AngularJS
8 9 (2.15%) LAMP
8 9 (2.15%) XML
9 8 (1.91%) Web Services
10 7 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (1.67%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 80 (19.14%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.07%) Driving Licence
4 14 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.11%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.11%) Private Cloud
6 12 (2.87%) HP StoreVirtual
7 10 (2.39%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.91%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.67%) iPad
10 7 (1.67%) PKI
11 6 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
12 5 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (0.96%) Clustering
13 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.96%) RSA SecurID
14 3 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 157 (37.56%) Windows Server
2 92 (22.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (19.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (19.14%) Linux
5 61 (14.59%) Windows 7
6 51 (12.20%) Unix
6 51 (12.20%) Windows 10
7 34 (8.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (5.74%) Windows 8
9 21 (5.02%) Android
10 19 (4.55%) Apple iOS
11 9 (2.15%) Windows Vista
12 8 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.91%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.67%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (1.44%) Solaris
14 6 (1.44%) Windows Phone
15 5 (1.20%) Debian
15 5 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (22.97%) ITIL
2 40 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (7.89%) Web Development
4 32 (7.66%) Root Cause Analysis
5 27 (6.46%) Process Improvement
6 26 (6.22%) MVC
6 26 (6.22%) Service Management
7 23 (5.50%) Service Delivery
8 22 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
8 22 (5.26%) Incident Management
9 21 (5.02%) Scrum
10 19 (4.55%) Change Management
10 19 (4.55%) Presales
11 18 (4.31%) Business Continuity
11 18 (4.31%) TDD
12 17 (4.07%) Configuration Management
12 17 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (4.07%) Problem Management
13 16 (3.83%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (3.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (19.86%) SQL
2 47 (11.24%) PowerShell
3 43 (10.29%) C#
4 37 (8.85%) JavaScript
5 29 (6.94%) Java
6 23 (5.50%) PHP
7 19 (4.55%) C
7 19 (4.55%) VBScript
8 8 (1.91%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.67%) C++
9 7 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.44%) Perl
10 6 (1.44%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.20%) VB
12 4 (0.96%) Python
13 2 (0.48%) UniBasic
13 2 (0.48%) VBA
14 1 (0.24%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.24%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 72 (17.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (13.40%) MCSE
3 41 (9.81%) Degree
4 35 (8.37%) MCSA
5 24 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (5.26%) CCNA
7 20 (4.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (3.83%) MCP
10 14 (3.35%) Security Cleared
11 13 (3.11%) CCNP
12 12 (2.87%) Master's Degree
13 11 (2.63%) MCITP
14 10 (2.39%) CISSP
15 9 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (2.15%) SC Cleared
16 8 (1.91%) CEH
16 8 (1.91%) CISM
16 8 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (1.91%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.46%) SLA
2 15 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 10 (2.39%) QA
4 7 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.24%) BS7666
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) MISRA
7 1 (0.24%) MISRA C
System Software
1 170 (40.67%) Active Directory
2 97 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (18.90%) Hyper-V
4 34 (8.13%) vSphere
5 19 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
6 13 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.87%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (1.91%) Docker
10 7 (1.67%) XenApp
11 6 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.20%) KVM
12 5 (1.20%) pfSense
12 5 (1.20%) Samba
12 5 (1.20%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.72%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.72%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.72%) XenServer
14 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 73 (17.46%) SCCM
2 42 (10.05%) SCOM
3 20 (4.78%) Backup Exec
4 14 (3.35%) Tivoli
5 10 (2.39%) Puppet
6 8 (1.91%) AirWatch
6 8 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.44%) Ansible
8 5 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.20%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.20%) Salt
8 5 (1.20%) WSUS
8 5 (1.20%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.96%) Nagios
9 4 (0.96%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.48%) QRadar
Vendors
1 186 (44.50%) Microsoft
2 139 (33.25%) VMware
3 62 (14.83%) Cisco
4 55 (13.16%) Citrix
5 46 (11.00%) HP
6 39 (9.33%) NetApp
7 30 (7.18%) Dell
8 29 (6.94%) Veeam
9 14 (3.35%) CheckPoint
9 14 (3.35%) SonicWALL
10 13 (3.11%) Symantec
11 12 (2.87%) EMC
12 11 (2.63%) Cognos
12 11 (2.63%) Google
13 10 (2.39%) IBM
13 10 (2.39%) Red Hat
14 9 (2.15%) Apple
14 9 (2.15%) NEC
14 9 (2.15%) Oracle
14 9 (2.15%) SolarWinds
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: £very competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £39000 per annum + Great benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Talendrone.com
Salary: 25K - 28K GBP / Year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NACRO
Salary: Circa £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Red10
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Electro-comm
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I3
Salary: £36000 - £39000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Myles Roberts
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Washington Frank
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago