Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 493 552 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.80% 11.66% 13.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.64% 66.99% 62.20%
Number of salaries quoted 449 483 514
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% -8.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £66,250 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% -1.41%

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 787 824 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.43% 17.40% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 712 650 782
Birmingham median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.85% +1.30%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,225 £23,788
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +7.14%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 275 (55.78%) Microsoft
2 193 (39.15%) Active Directory
3 191 (38.74%) VMware
3 191 (38.74%) Windows Server
4 150 (30.43%) ITIL
5 128 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 119 (24.14%) Linux
7 106 (21.50%) SQL Server
8 104 (21.10%) PowerShell
8 104 (21.10%) Microsoft Azure
9 100 (20.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 93 (18.86%) SQL
11 87 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 86 (17.44%) Windows 10
13 85 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 82 (16.63%) Windows 7
15 81 (16.43%) Citrix
15 81 (16.43%) Firewall
16 79 (16.02%) SCCM
16 79 (16.02%) Office 365
17 77 (15.62%) Hyper-V
17 77 (15.62%) MCSE
18 68 (13.79%) DNS
18 68 (13.79%) LAN
19 67 (13.59%) SAN
20 66 (13.39%) Cisco
21 65 (13.18%) Microsoft Office
21 65 (13.18%) Degree
22 60 (12.17%) Data Centre
23 58 (11.76%) WAN

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 49 (9.94%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.29%) SharePoint
3 29 (5.88%) IIS
4 17 (3.45%) Apache
5 15 (3.04%) Skype for Business
5 15 (3.04%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.42%) JBoss
10 6 (1.22%) nginx
11 5 (1.01%) Confluence
12 4 (0.81%) SAS
12 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.41%) WordPress
15 1 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 65 (13.18%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.01%) Doxygen
5 3 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.23%) assyst
2 6 (1.22%) Workfront
3 4 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 104 (21.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (16.02%) Office 365
3 23 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.42%) IaaS
5 6 (1.22%) G Suite
5 6 (1.22%) SaaS
6 4 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.81%) GitHub
6 4 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.81%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.81%) PaaS
7 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.41%) Datadog
8 2 (0.41%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.20%) Slack
9 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 81 (16.43%) Firewall
2 68 (13.79%) DNS
2 68 (13.79%) LAN
3 67 (13.59%) SAN
4 58 (11.76%) DHCP
4 58 (11.76%) WAN
5 50 (10.14%) VPN
6 39 (7.91%) TCP/IP
7 24 (4.87%) NetScaler
8 22 (4.46%) VoIP
9 20 (4.06%) Skype
9 20 (4.06%) VLAN
10 17 (3.45%) IPsec
11 14 (2.84%) WLAN
12 13 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (2.64%) Fibre Channel
13 12 (2.43%) RFID
13 12 (2.43%) SSL
13 12 (2.43%) TACACS
14 11 (2.23%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (21.50%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (2.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (1.62%) MySQL
5 8 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (1.22%) MariaDB
7 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.01%) DB2
8 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.61%) DocumentDB
10 3 (0.61%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.61%) SQLite
11 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (7.30%) TeamCity
2 28 (5.68%) Octopus Deploy
3 26 (5.27%) NuGet
4 18 (3.65%) InstallShield
4 18 (3.65%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.65%) MSI
5 12 (2.43%) Selenium
6 10 (2.03%) Cucumber
7 9 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 9 (1.83%) Subversion
8 8 (1.62%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.42%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.42%) JIRA
9 7 (1.42%) JMeter
9 7 (1.42%) JUnit
9 7 (1.42%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.22%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.01%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.01%) HP UFT
11 5 (1.01%) IntelliJ
General
1 50 (10.14%) Finance
2 23 (4.67%) Retail
3 21 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.03%) Banking
4 10 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.62%) Automotive
6 7 (1.42%) Games
7 5 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.01%) Law
8 4 (0.81%) Legal
9 3 (0.61%) Marketing
10 2 (0.41%) Back Office
10 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Front Office
10 2 (0.41%) International Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (20.89%) Analyst
2 71 (14.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (7.71%) Support Analyst
4 37 (7.51%) Support Engineer
5 36 (7.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 34 (6.90%) Developer
7 33 (6.69%) Consultant
8 32 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 25 (5.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 25 (5.07%) IT Support
10 21 (4.26%) Desktop Support
11 18 (3.65%) Architect
11 18 (3.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (3.45%) Development Engineer
12 17 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 17 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
13 16 (3.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 16 (3.25%) IT Engineer
13 16 (3.25%) Technical Analyst
14 15 (3.04%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.52%) .NET
2 21 (4.26%) 802.1X
3 15 (3.04%) ASP.NET
4 14 (2.84%) Web Services
5 13 (2.64%) CSS
5 13 (2.64%) HTML
6 12 (2.43%) XML
7 11 (2.23%) AngularJS
8 10 (2.03%) SOAP
9 9 (1.83%) WPF
10 8 (1.62%) .NET Core
10 8 (1.62%) .NET Framework
10 8 (1.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (1.62%) Entity Framework
10 8 (1.62%) Kendo UI
10 8 (1.62%) LAMP
10 8 (1.62%) LINQ
10 8 (1.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (1.22%) LEMP Stack
11 6 (1.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.17%) Data Centre
2 33 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.67%) Driving Licence
4 20 (4.06%) Robotics
5 18 (3.65%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.04%) PKI
7 13 (2.64%) Clustering
7 13 (2.64%) Replication
8 12 (2.43%) Mobile Computing
9 11 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (2.03%) Computer Science
10 10 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.83%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.62%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (1.42%) Handset
13 7 (1.42%) Public Cloud
13 7 (1.42%) RSA SecurID
13 7 (1.42%) Smartphone
14 6 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 191 (38.74%) Windows Server
2 119 (24.14%) Linux
3 100 (20.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (17.44%) Windows 10
5 85 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 82 (16.63%) Windows 7
7 44 (8.92%) Unix
8 39 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (5.07%) Android
10 18 (3.65%) Apple iOS
11 15 (3.04%) Windows 8
11 15 (3.04%) Windows Mobile
12 11 (2.23%) Windows Vista
13 9 (1.83%) CentOS
14 8 (1.62%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.62%) Windows XP
15 6 (1.22%) Debian
15 6 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (1.01%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 4 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (30.43%) ITIL
2 46 (9.33%) Change Management
2 46 (9.33%) Project Management
3 43 (8.72%) Configuration Management
3 43 (8.72%) DevOps
4 40 (8.11%) SDLC
5 37 (7.51%) Test Automation
6 33 (6.69%) Presales
7 32 (6.49%) Service Management
8 29 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 28 (5.68%) Business Continuity
9 28 (5.68%) Incident Management
10 27 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (5.48%) Process Improvement
10 27 (5.48%) Target Operating Model
11 25 (5.07%) Information Security
11 25 (5.07%) Service Delivery
12 24 (4.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 104 (21.10%) PowerShell
2 93 (18.86%) SQL
3 46 (9.33%) C#
4 44 (8.92%) Java
5 33 (6.69%) VBScript
6 26 (5.27%) JavaScript
7 23 (4.67%) Bash Shell
8 18 (3.65%) Shell Script
9 14 (2.84%) VB.NET
10 13 (2.64%) C
10 13 (2.64%) Python
11 12 (2.43%) VB
12 10 (2.03%) PHP
13 7 (1.42%) C++
14 5 (1.01%) Delphi
14 5 (1.01%) Groovy
14 5 (1.01%) Perl
14 5 (1.01%) RPG
14 5 (1.01%) Scala
15 4 (0.81%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 87 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (15.62%) MCSE
3 65 (13.18%) Degree
4 44 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (8.72%) MCSA
6 42 (8.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 35 (7.10%) CCNA
8 19 (3.85%) Master's Degree
8 19 (3.85%) Security Cleared
9 18 (3.65%) CCNP
9 18 (3.65%) MCITP
10 17 (3.45%) MCP
11 14 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (2.64%) ISEB
12 13 (2.64%) SC Cleared
13 12 (2.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 11 (2.23%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
15 10 (2.03%) CCA
16 9 (1.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.27%) SLA
2 18 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 11 (2.23%) COBIT
5 9 (1.83%) QA
6 6 (1.22%) MISRA
7 5 (1.01%) MISRA C
8 4 (0.81%) ISO 13485
8 4 (0.81%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.61%) GPG13
10 2 (0.41%) GCP
10 2 (0.41%) IEC 62304
10 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 193 (39.15%) Active Directory
2 128 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (15.62%) Hyper-V
4 34 (6.90%) vSphere
5 29 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (4.87%) XenApp
7 22 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (4.06%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (2.84%) Docker
10 9 (1.83%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (1.62%) VirtualBox
12 6 (1.22%) KVM
12 6 (1.22%) pfSense
12 6 (1.22%) Samba
13 5 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (1.01%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.81%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (0.61%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 79 (16.02%) SCCM
2 34 (6.90%) Puppet
3 31 (6.29%) Ansible
4 30 (6.09%) SCOM
5 17 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 17 (3.45%) WSUS
6 13 (2.64%) AirWatch
7 12 (2.43%) vCenter Server
8 11 (2.23%) NetBackup
8 11 (2.23%) Tivoli
9 10 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (1.22%) Salt
12 5 (1.01%) MOM
12 5 (1.01%) Terraform
13 4 (0.81%) QRadar
13 4 (0.81%) WhatsUp Gold
14 3 (0.61%) SCDPM
14 3 (0.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 275 (55.78%) Microsoft
2 191 (38.74%) VMware
3 81 (16.43%) Citrix
4 66 (13.39%) Cisco
5 41 (8.32%) Veeam
6 38 (7.71%) HP
7 31 (6.29%) NetApp
8 30 (6.09%) Dell
9 22 (4.46%) Juniper
10 18 (3.65%) AppSense
11 17 (3.45%) Sophos
12 14 (2.84%) EMC
13 13 (2.64%) EqualLogic
14 12 (2.43%) Apple
15 11 (2.23%) Google
15 11 (2.23%) Red Hat
16 9 (1.83%) Symantec
17 8 (1.62%) F5
17 8 (1.62%) SolarWinds
18 7 (1.42%) Synology