The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Herefordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 14 2
Rank change year-on-year -7 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 10.14% 7.58% 34.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.00% 31.25% 82.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 16
Median salary £47,500 £31,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.00% -26.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £25,000 £25,970
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £58,500 £50,000
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 Herefordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Herefordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 16 23
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 36.23% 24.24% 41.82%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 20
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Herefordshire 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 Herefordshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

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

Salary trend for Windows in Herefordshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Herefordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Herefordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Herefordshire

Windows
Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hereford -2 7 £47,500 +90.00%
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Herefordshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) C
2 14 (63.64%) Electronics
3 10 (45.45%) Firmware
3 10 (45.45%) Ethernet
3 10 (45.45%) RS-485
4 7 (31.82%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (31.82%) SNMP
4 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
4 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
4 7 (31.82%) VHDL
4 7 (31.82%) Verilog
4 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
4 7 (31.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) HTML
6 4 (18.18%) ASIC
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) EMC
6 4 (18.18%) ThreadX
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 4 (18.18%) HTML5
7 3 (13.64%) Schematic Capture
7 3 (13.64%) CPLD
7 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco
8 2 (9.09%) Classic ASP

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire 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 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Ethernet
1 10 (45.45%) RS-485
2 7 (31.82%) SNMP
2 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (63.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Embedded Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Electronics Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Firmware Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Electronics Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) DBA
3 3 (13.64%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
1 4 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (9.09%) Classic ASP
2 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) LINQ
2 2 (9.09%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 7 (31.82%) Verilog
1 7 (31.82%) VHDL
2 4 (18.18%) ASIC
3 3 (13.64%) CPLD
4 2 (9.09%) Clustering
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) Replication
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) ThreadX
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
1 7 (31.82%) Defect Tracking
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.64%) Schematic Capture
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) API Development
3 2 (9.09%) API Integration
3 2 (9.09%) CAD
3 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (9.09%) Database Security
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) MVC
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) C
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) EMC
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix