Period
to 19 October 2020

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 6 months to 19 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 8 13
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 99 378 445
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.81% 14.34% 12.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.66% 78.75% 76.07%
Number of salaries quoted 121 331 369
Median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,224 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +25.93% +2.74% +4.29%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 158 480 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.25% 18.21% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 130 376 462
Median annual salary £50,000 £39,679 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.01% -0.80% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,250 £21,575
90th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.90% +6.94%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Birmingham

Windows
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Windows in Birmingham

Windows
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 October 2020, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 47 (47.47%) Microsoft
2 46 (46.46%) Azure
3 38 (38.38%) Office 365
4 34 (34.34%) Active Directory
5 31 (31.31%) PowerShell
6 30 (30.30%) Windows Server
7 27 (27.27%) SQL
8 25 (25.25%) Windows 10
9 22 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (21.21%) VMware
11 19 (19.19%) C#
11 19 (19.19%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (18.18%) T-SQL
12 18 (18.18%) .NET
12 18 (18.18%) CSS
13 17 (17.17%) MVC
13 17 (17.17%) Project Management
14 16 (16.16%) Finance
14 16 (16.16%) IIS
14 16 (16.16%) HTML
14 16 (16.16%) JavaScript
14 16 (16.16%) SharePoint
14 16 (16.16%) SCCM
15 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET
15 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Intune

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 16 (16.16%) IIS
1 16 (16.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.04%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.01%) Confluence
5 1 (1.01%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.02%) InVision
2 2 (2.02%) UXPin
2 2 (2.02%) Zeplin
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (46.46%) Azure
2 38 (38.38%) Office 365
3 12 (12.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (11.11%) OneDrive
5 8 (8.08%) npm
6 4 (4.04%) Power Automate
6 4 (4.04%) Power Platform
7 3 (3.03%) AWS
7 3 (3.03%) IaaS
8 2 (2.02%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (2.02%) PaaS
8 2 (2.02%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) DNS
2 10 (10.10%) Firewall
3 8 (8.08%) DHCP
3 8 (8.08%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (7.07%) SAN
4 7 (7.07%) WAN
5 6 (6.06%) Network Security
5 6 (6.06%) VoIP
5 6 (6.06%) VPN
5 6 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (5.05%) VLAN
7 4 (4.04%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (4.04%) Ethernet
7 4 (4.04%) Internet
7 4 (4.04%) NetScaler
7 4 (4.04%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (3.03%) LAN
8 3 (3.03%) Wireless
9 2 (2.02%) Intranet
9 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.10%) Redis
2 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (7.07%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.02%) Power BI
6 1 (1.01%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (10.10%) NUnit
3 8 (8.08%) gulp
3 8 (8.08%) jspm
4 7 (7.07%) Moq
4 7 (7.07%) MSTest
5 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.03%) JIRA
5 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.02%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.02%) MSI
6 2 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.01%) JBehave
7 1 (1.01%) JUnit
7 1 (1.01%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.01%) Selenium
7 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Public Sector
3 4 (4.04%) Military
3 4 (4.04%) Police
4 2 (2.02%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.01%) Local Government
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (14.14%) Developer
1 14 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
2 9 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
2 9 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 9 (9.09%) IT Support
3 8 (8.08%) Desktop Support
3 8 (8.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (8.08%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.07%) Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) Deskside Support
5 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Server Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.05%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) IT Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Security Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.18%) .NET
1 18 (18.18%) CSS
2 16 (16.16%) HTML
3 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET
3 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (14.14%) WCF
5 13 (13.13%) Ajax
5 13 (13.13%) jQuery
5 13 (13.13%) REST
6 12 (12.12%) AngularJS
6 12 (12.12%) JSON
6 12 (12.12%) React
7 11 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 9 (9.09%) OAuth
8 9 (9.09%) OpenID
9 8 (8.08%) Entity Framework
9 8 (8.08%) Sass
10 3 (3.03%) SOAP
10 3 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.07%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.06%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.03%) Replication
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.02%) PlayStation
5 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.02%) User Experience
6 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.01%) CCTV
6 1 (1.01%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.01%) CMDB
6 1 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.01%) IPTV
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.30%) Windows Server
2 25 (25.25%) Windows 10
3 13 (13.13%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.07%) Android
5 6 (6.06%) Linux
5 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (2.02%) AIX
7 2 (2.02%) Solaris
8 1 (1.01%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.17%) MVC
2 17 (17.17%) Project Management
3 15 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (14.14%) ERD
4 14 (14.14%) SOLID
4 14 (14.14%) UML
5 12 (12.12%) DevOps
6 11 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 11 (11.11%) Project Delivery
7 10 (10.10%) Microservices
8 9 (9.09%) BDD
8 9 (9.09%) ITIL
9 8 (8.08%) Migration
9 8 (8.08%) Service Management
9 8 (8.08%) TDD
10 7 (7.07%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.31%) PowerShell
2 27 (27.27%) SQL
3 19 (19.19%) C#
4 18 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 16 (16.16%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.05%) VBScript
7 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.03%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.02%) Go
8 2 (2.02%) Java
8 2 (2.02%) Perl
8 2 (2.02%) Python
8 2 (2.02%) VB
9 1 (1.01%) C
9 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.09%) Degree
3 7 (7.07%) HNC
4 6 (6.06%) A+ Certification
4 6 (6.06%) MCDST
5 5 (5.05%) MCSE
6 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.01%) CCA
8 1 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.01%) MCITP
8 1 (1.01%) MCSA
8 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 34 (34.34%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.07%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.04%) Docker
4 4 (4.04%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (4.04%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.02%) vSphere
6 1 (1.01%) Firmware
6 1 (1.01%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (16.16%) SCCM
2 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (9.09%) MIIS
3 9 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (8.08%) Terraform
5 4 (4.04%) FortiGate
5 4 (4.04%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.02%) Puppet
6 2 (2.02%) WSUS
7 1 (1.01%) Ansible
7 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (47.47%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.21%) VMware
3 11 (11.11%) Oracle
4 10 (10.10%) Symantec
5 9 (9.09%) Cisco
5 9 (9.09%) Citrix
6 6 (6.06%) Veeam
7 4 (4.04%) Apple
7 4 (4.04%) Avaya
7 4 (4.04%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.04%) EnterpriseDB
7 4 (4.04%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (4.04%) Meraki
7 4 (4.04%) NEC
7 4 (4.04%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.02%) Adobe
8 2 (2.02%) Broadcom
8 2 (2.02%) CommVault
8 2 (2.02%) HP
8 2 (2.02%) NetApp