The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dudley 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Dudley
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 4 1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 0 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dudley - 27.78% 59.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 66.67% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 22
Median salary - £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
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 Dudley with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Dudley
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 0 15 26
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dudley - 41.67% 70.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 25
Median salary - £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Dudley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dudley 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 Dudley

Windows
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

Salary trend for Windows in Dudley

For the 6 months to 28 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 Dudley region with a requirement for Windows.

1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) SLA
3 5 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) ITSM
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (10.00%) Clustering
7 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (10.00%) Coaching
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
7 1 (10.00%) Server Building
7 1 (10.00%) G Suite
7 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dudley 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Data Centre Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (30.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) IT Support
6 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Server Building
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Google Apps Script
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (10.00%) Bomgar
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft