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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 20 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 163 255 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.92% 10.89% 13.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.52% 61.89% 65.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135 227 192
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 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

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 299 412 343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.36% 17.59% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 253 353 298
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% +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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Birmingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 185 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 174 (41.23%) Active Directory
3 160 (37.91%) Windows Server
4 134 (31.75%) VMware
5 121 (28.67%) Linux
6 103 (24.41%) Unix
7 96 (22.75%) MS Excel
8 95 (22.51%) SQL
9 91 (21.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 89 (21.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 80 (18.96%) MS Exchange
12 78 (18.48%) SQL Server
13 75 (17.77%) ITIL
14 73 (17.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 66 (15.64%) Citrix
15 66 (15.64%) Finance
16 65 (15.40%) MS Office
16 65 (15.40%) Data Centre
17 62 (14.69%) Firewall
18 59 (13.98%) Cisco
19 58 (13.74%) Hyper-V
19 58 (13.74%) Office 365
20 57 (13.51%) Windows 7
21 49 (11.61%) SCCM
22 47 (11.14%) Microsoft Certification
23 46 (10.90%) SAN
24 42 (9.95%) Java
25 41 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
26 39 (9.24%) LAN
27 38 (9.00%) MCSE

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 80 (18.96%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.98%) IIS
2 21 (4.98%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (3.32%) JBoss
5 14 (3.32%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.37%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.13%) Apache
8 8 (1.90%) nginx
8 8 (1.90%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.95%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.47%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.47%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.24%) Drupal
Applications
1 96 (22.75%) MS Excel
2 65 (15.40%) MS Office
3 11 (2.61%) MS Project
4 6 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Blender
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (3.55%) assyst
2 8 (1.90%) Magento
2 8 (1.90%) NetSuite
3 7 (1.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (1.42%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.47%) 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 58 (13.74%) Office 365
2 41 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.95%) SaaS
6 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.47%) 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 62 (14.69%) Firewall
2 46 (10.90%) SAN
3 39 (9.24%) LAN
4 37 (8.77%) TCP/IP
5 35 (8.29%) DHCP
6 34 (8.06%) DNS
6 34 (8.06%) WAN
7 18 (4.27%) VPN
8 17 (4.03%) IPv4
8 17 (4.03%) Network Security
9 15 (3.55%) NAS
10 14 (3.32%) Remote Desktop
10 14 (3.32%) Skype
10 14 (3.32%) VLAN
11 12 (2.84%) IPsec
11 12 (2.84%) Wireless
12 11 (2.61%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (2.61%) VoIP
13 10 (2.37%) SNMP
14 9 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.27%) MySQL
3 17 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 11 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.13%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.90%) DB2
9 5 (1.18%) MS Access
10 4 (0.95%) ZAP BI
11 3 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.47%) SQLite
13 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (2.37%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.66%) Selenium
3 6 (1.42%) Subversion
4 4 (0.95%) Burp Suite
4 4 (0.95%) eggPlant
4 4 (0.95%) Fiddler
4 4 (0.95%) JBehave
4 4 (0.95%) JMeter
4 4 (0.95%) JUnit
4 4 (0.95%) Moq
4 4 (0.95%) MSTest
4 4 (0.95%) NUnit
4 4 (0.95%) Ranorex
4 4 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (0.95%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.95%) SpecFlow
4 4 (0.95%) TestNG
4 4 (0.95%) WATIR
5 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.47%) TestComplete
General
1 66 (15.64%) Finance
2 37 (8.77%) Retail
3 17 (4.03%) Banking
4 14 (3.32%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.13%) Legal
7 8 (1.90%) Games
7 8 (1.90%) International Banking
7 8 (1.90%) Law
8 6 (1.42%) Electronics
9 5 (1.18%) Advertising
9 5 (1.18%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.95%) Automotive
11 2 (0.47%) French Language
11 2 (0.47%) Marketing
11 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.47%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) German Language
12 1 (0.24%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (21.09%) Analyst
2 50 (11.85%) Support Engineer
3 48 (11.37%) Developer
4 43 (10.19%) Support Analyst
5 42 (9.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 33 (7.82%) IT Support
7 32 (7.58%) Consultant
8 31 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
9 21 (4.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 21 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 21 (4.98%) Windows Engineer
10 19 (4.50%) IT Analyst
10 19 (4.50%) Service Analyst
10 19 (4.50%) Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (3.79%) Technical Consultant
12 15 (3.55%) Data Centre Engineer
12 15 (3.55%) IT Manager
12 15 (3.55%) IT Support Analyst
12 15 (3.55%) PHP Developer
13 14 (3.32%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.77%) .NET
2 23 (5.45%) HTML
3 21 (4.98%) CSS
4 13 (3.08%) ASP.NET
4 13 (3.08%) Java EE
4 13 (3.08%) jQuery
5 10 (2.37%) JSON
6 9 (2.13%) J2EE
6 9 (2.13%) LAMP
6 9 (2.13%) XML
7 8 (1.90%) Ajax
7 8 (1.90%) LEMP Stack
8 7 (1.66%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.66%) Web Services
9 6 (1.42%) SOAP
10 4 (0.95%) Castle Windsor
10 4 (0.95%) Gherkin
10 4 (0.95%) Spring.NET
10 4 (0.95%) WinForms
10 4 (0.95%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.40%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.74%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.27%) Enterprise Storage
5 13 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.84%) Driving Licence
6 12 (2.84%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (2.37%) Fintech
7 10 (2.37%) HP StoreVirtual
8 9 (2.13%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.66%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.42%) Clustering
10 6 (1.42%) iPad
10 6 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.18%) Handset
11 5 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.95%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.95%) iPhone
13 3 (0.71%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 160 (37.91%) Windows Server
2 121 (28.67%) Linux
3 103 (24.41%) Unix
4 91 (21.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (17.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (13.51%) Windows 7
7 36 (8.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (7.82%) Windows 10
9 19 (4.50%) Windows 8
10 17 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (3.79%) Apple iOS
12 15 (3.55%) Android
13 14 (3.32%) Mac OS
14 13 (3.08%) AIX
15 11 (2.61%) Windows XP
16 9 (2.13%) Solaris
17 6 (1.42%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.95%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 3 (0.71%) CentOS
19 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (17.77%) ITIL
2 38 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (6.87%) Service Management
4 28 (6.64%) Process Improvement
4 28 (6.64%) Service Delivery
5 24 (5.69%) Capacity Planning
6 23 (5.45%) Change Management
7 21 (4.98%) Problem Management
8 20 (4.74%) Migration
8 20 (4.74%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (4.74%) SIEM
9 19 (4.50%) DevOps
9 19 (4.50%) Incident Management
10 18 (4.27%) Project Management
11 16 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (3.79%) ERP
11 16 (3.79%) SOA
12 15 (3.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (3.32%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 95 (22.51%) SQL
2 42 (9.95%) Java
3 29 (6.87%) C#
3 29 (6.87%) JavaScript
4 23 (5.45%) PowerShell
5 22 (5.21%) Perl
6 19 (4.50%) PHP
7 16 (3.79%) C
7 16 (3.79%) Python
8 14 (3.32%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.37%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.90%) VBScript
11 6 (1.42%) C++
12 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.95%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.47%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.47%) UniBasic
14 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.24%) Ruby
15 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (11.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (9.00%) MCSE
3 27 (6.40%) Degree
4 18 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (3.79%) Security Cleared
6 14 (3.32%) CCNA
7 13 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (2.84%) AWS Certification
8 12 (2.84%) CEH
8 12 (2.84%) CISM
8 12 (2.84%) CISSP
8 12 (2.84%) GIAC
9 11 (2.61%) MCP
9 11 (2.61%) MCSA
10 10 (2.37%) CCNP
11 9 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.90%) GCIA
12 8 (1.90%) GCIH
12 8 (1.90%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.11%) SLA
2 7 (1.66%) QA
3 5 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.95%) MISRA
5 2 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.47%) DICOM
5 2 (0.47%) HL7
5 2 (0.47%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.24%) BS7666
6 1 (0.24%) ISO27002
System Software
1 174 (41.23%) Active Directory
2 89 (21.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (13.74%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.98%) vSphere
5 18 (4.27%) Forefront TMG
6 17 (4.03%) XenApp
7 16 (3.79%) Terminal Services
8 12 (2.84%) XenDesktop
9 10 (2.37%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.18%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.95%) NFS
13 4 (0.95%) XenServer
14 3 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.71%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.47%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 1 (0.24%) Docker
16 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 49 (11.61%) SCCM
2 35 (8.29%) SCOM
3 21 (4.98%) Tivoli
4 12 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.84%) Puppet
5 6 (1.42%) SCOrch
6 5 (1.18%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.18%) EdgeSight
6 5 (1.18%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.71%) Nagios
7 3 (0.71%) QRadar
7 3 (0.71%) Terraform
8 2 (0.47%) WSUS
9 1 (0.24%) Control-M
9 1 (0.24%) DameWare
9 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 185 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 134 (31.75%) VMware
3 66 (15.64%) Citrix
4 59 (13.98%) Cisco
5 32 (7.58%) HP
5 32 (7.58%) NetApp
6 25 (5.92%) Dell
7 22 (5.21%) CheckPoint
7 22 (5.21%) Red Hat
8 21 (4.98%) Oracle
9 20 (4.74%) SonicWALL
10 17 (4.03%) Veeam
11 12 (2.84%) SolarWinds
12 10 (2.37%) Apple
12 10 (2.37%) Sybase
13 9 (2.13%) IBM
14 7 (1.66%) Cognos
14 7 (1.66%) NEC
15 6 (1.42%) LANDesk
15 6 (1.42%) Lotus
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Hudson IT (Birmingham)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham
Hudson IT (Birmingham)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Itecco
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + MORE
Posted: 2 days ago
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EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Car,Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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The Mereway Group of Companies
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum c£50k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pixel Hires
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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The Rank Group plc
Salary: Company Car
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Marine Information Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Dependant on experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago