Period
to 24 July 2017

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

Microsoft Windows
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2005 2728 2781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.82% 14.35% 14.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.79% 65.42% 66.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1836 2408 2552
Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 the Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3245 4170 4176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 20.75% 21.94% 22.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2774 3434 3586
Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.69% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in the Midlands

Windows
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Windows in the Midlands

Windows
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in the Midlands

Windows
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands 0 1243 £36,000 +10.77% 107
East Midlands -4 779 £35,000 - 62
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Windows.

1 887 (44.24%) Microsoft
2 760 (37.91%) Windows Server
3 751 (37.46%) Active Directory
4 592 (29.53%) VMware
5 534 (26.63%) SQL
6 456 (22.74%) Linux
7 433 (21.60%) SQL Server
8 369 (18.40%) ITIL
9 346 (17.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 338 (16.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 324 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 295 (14.71%) Windows 7
13 293 (14.61%) Microsoft Office
13 293 (14.61%) MS Exchange
14 283 (14.11%) C#
15 277 (13.82%) Office 365
16 276 (13.77%) Citrix
16 276 (13.77%) Firewall
17 274 (13.67%) .NET
18 271 (13.52%) Hyper-V
19 267 (13.32%) Microsoft Azure
20 263 (13.12%) Cisco
21 258 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
22 242 (12.07%) DNS
23 230 (11.47%) SCCM
24 224 (11.17%) Windows 10
25 211 (10.52%) SAN
26 210 (10.47%) Degree
27 204 (10.17%) LAN
28 202 (10.07%) TCP/IP

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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
1 293 (14.61%) MS Exchange
2 153 (7.63%) IIS
3 141 (7.03%) SharePoint
4 124 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 71 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 39 (1.95%) Apache
7 38 (1.90%) Skype for Business
8 27 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (1.05%) CMS
10 20 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 20 (1.00%) SAS
11 18 (0.90%) Tomcat
12 16 (0.80%) nginx
13 14 (0.70%) Confluence
14 12 (0.60%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.55%) JBoss
16 10 (0.50%) OpenStack
16 10 (0.50%) WordPress
17 8 (0.40%) IBM Notes
18 7 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 293 (14.61%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.35%) Maple
6 5 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.25%) Simulink
7 4 (0.20%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.60%) assyst
3 12 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 10 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.50%) Workfront
5 5 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.100%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.100%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.050%) BPCS
8 1 (0.050%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.050%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.050%) Magento
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.050%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.050%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 277 (13.82%) Office 365
2 267 (13.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 44 (2.19%) IaaS
6 37 (1.85%) SaaS
7 26 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (1.25%) PaaS
9 12 (0.60%) G Suite
9 12 (0.60%) GitHub
10 5 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.25%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.20%) iTunes
12 3 (0.15%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.15%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.15%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.15%) Yammer
13 2 (0.100%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 276 (13.77%) Firewall
2 242 (12.07%) DNS
3 211 (10.52%) SAN
4 204 (10.17%) LAN
5 202 (10.07%) TCP/IP
6 191 (9.53%) WAN
7 180 (8.98%) DHCP
8 122 (6.08%) VPN
9 75 (3.74%) VLAN
10 69 (3.44%) Internet
11 50 (2.49%) NAS
12 42 (2.09%) Network Security
12 42 (2.09%) Wireless
13 38 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
14 37 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
15 34 (1.70%) MPLS
16 33 (1.65%) WLAN
17 32 (1.60%) Skype
17 32 (1.60%) VoIP
18 23 (1.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 433 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 122 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 82 (4.09%) MySQL
4 72 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 45 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 43 (2.14%) Oracle Database
7 37 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 35 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
9 33 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 29 (1.45%) MongoDB
11 22 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
13 18 (0.90%) DB2
14 17 (0.85%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
17 11 (0.55%) NoSQL
18 10 (0.50%) Big Data
19 8 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 86 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 64 (3.19%) Visual Studio
3 49 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (2.29%) Subversion
5 30 (1.50%) Selenium
6 26 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 25 (1.25%) TeamCity
8 22 (1.10%) JIRA
9 17 (0.85%) NUnit
9 17 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 16 (0.80%) Moq
11 15 (0.75%) MSI
11 15 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
12 14 (0.70%) InstallShield
12 14 (0.70%) MSTest
13 12 (0.60%) MSBuild
14 11 (0.55%) Cucumber
14 11 (0.55%) SonarQube
15 10 (0.50%) JMeter
15 10 (0.50%) NuGet
General
1 133 (6.63%) Finance
2 111 (5.54%) Retail
3 71 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 69 (3.44%) Manufacturing
5 40 (2.00%) Advertising
6 37 (1.85%) Automotive
7 35 (1.75%) Electronics
8 33 (1.65%) Games
9 28 (1.40%) Marketing
10 22 (1.10%) Law
11 14 (0.70%) Back Office
11 14 (0.70%) Banking
12 12 (0.60%) Legal
13 7 (0.35%) Publishing
13 7 (0.35%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.25%) French Language
15 5 (0.25%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
17 3 (0.15%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 404 (20.15%) Analyst
2 296 (14.76%) Developer
3 212 (10.57%) Support Analyst
4 197 (9.83%) IT Support
5 194 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 171 (8.53%) Support Engineer
7 113 (5.64%) IT Engineer
8 112 (5.59%) .NET Developer
9 99 (4.94%) Administrator
10 95 (4.74%) 2nd Line Support
11 84 (4.19%) IT Analyst
12 83 (4.14%) C# Developer
13 80 (3.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 68 (3.39%) IT Support Analyst
15 65 (3.24%) Applications Support
15 65 (3.24%) Desktop Support
16 62 (3.09%) IT Support Engineer
16 62 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
17 61 (3.04%) Software Engineer
17 61 (3.04%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (13.67%) .NET
2 152 (7.58%) HTML
3 140 (6.98%) CSS
4 125 (6.23%) ASP.NET
5 123 (6.13%) Web Services
6 90 (4.49%) jQuery
7 74 (3.69%) .NET Framework
8 66 (3.29%) XML
9 61 (3.04%) AngularJS
10 57 (2.84%) SOAP
11 48 (2.39%) WPF
12 47 (2.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 43 (2.14%) HTML5
14 38 (1.90%) WinForms
15 37 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 34 (1.70%) LAMP
16 34 (1.70%) WCF
17 29 (1.45%) JSON
18 26 (1.30%) Entity Framework
19 25 (1.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 187 (9.33%) Data Centre
2 114 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (4.34%) Computer Science
4 65 (3.24%) Driving Licence
5 56 (2.79%) Clustering
6 47 (2.34%) Mobile App
7 36 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 25 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
9 22 (1.10%) iPad
10 21 (1.05%) EPoS
10 21 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
11 20 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
12 18 (0.90%) Blackberry
13 17 (0.85%) Algorithms
13 17 (0.85%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 17 (0.85%) Private Cloud
13 17 (0.85%) Replication
14 15 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 760 (37.91%) Windows Server
2 456 (22.74%) Linux
3 346 (17.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 338 (16.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 295 (14.71%) Windows 7
6 224 (11.17%) Windows 10
7 157 (7.83%) Unix
8 116 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 113 (5.64%) Windows 8
10 78 (3.89%) Android
11 71 (3.54%) Apple iOS
12 44 (2.19%) Windows XP
13 40 (2.00%) Mac OS X
14 30 (1.50%) Windows Vista
15 28 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
16 25 (1.25%) CentOS
17 22 (1.10%) Mac OS
18 18 (0.90%) Ubuntu
19 16 (0.80%) Windows Phone
20 15 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (18.40%) ITIL
2 183 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (6.78%) MVC
4 111 (5.54%) Software Engineering
5 105 (5.24%) Project Management
6 101 (5.04%) Web Development
7 95 (4.74%) SDLC
8 85 (4.24%) OO
9 77 (3.84%) Test Automation
10 76 (3.79%) Service Delivery
11 73 (3.64%) Scrum
12 62 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 62 (3.09%) Incident Management
13 61 (3.04%) Configuration Management
14 60 (2.99%) Problem Management
14 60 (2.99%) TDD
15 59 (2.94%) High Availability
16 58 (2.89%) Change Management
16 58 (2.89%) DevOps
16 58 (2.89%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 534 (26.63%) SQL
2 283 (14.11%) C#
3 187 (9.33%) JavaScript
4 176 (8.78%) PowerShell
5 146 (7.28%) Java
6 88 (4.39%) T-SQL
7 77 (3.84%) C
8 75 (3.74%) C++
9 66 (3.29%) VB.NET
10 60 (2.99%) PHP
11 57 (2.84%) Bash Shell
12 45 (2.24%) VBScript
13 40 (2.00%) Python
14 32 (1.60%) VB
15 22 (1.10%) Perl
16 21 (1.05%) MATLAB
17 18 (0.90%) COBOL
18 16 (0.80%) Embedded C
18 16 (0.80%) Shell Script
19 14 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 258 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 210 (10.47%) Degree
3 174 (8.68%) MCSE
4 109 (5.44%) MCSA
5 97 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
6 88 (4.39%) CCNA
7 84 (4.19%) MCITP
8 65 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 52 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
9 52 (2.59%) Security Cleared
10 45 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
11 40 (2.00%) SC Cleared
12 36 (1.80%) MCP
13 34 (1.70%) CCNP
14 29 (1.45%) PhD
15 23 (1.15%) ISTQB
16 21 (1.05%) Master's Degree
17 16 (0.80%) A+ Certification
17 16 (0.80%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 14 (0.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (6.48%) SLA
2 49 (2.44%) QA
3 34 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 19 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.50%) MISRA
7 8 (0.40%) BS25999
8 6 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.15%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.100%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.100%) JTAG
10 2 (0.100%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.050%) GCP
11 1 (0.050%) GDPR
11 1 (0.050%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.050%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.050%) PMO
System Software
1 751 (37.46%) Active Directory
2 324 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 271 (13.52%) Hyper-V
4 130 (6.48%) vSphere
5 55 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 44 (2.19%) XenApp
7 38 (1.90%) Firmware
8 32 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
9 29 (1.45%) Docker
10 28 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 28 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
10 28 (1.40%) XenDesktop
11 13 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
11 13 (0.65%) Xen
12 12 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 12 (0.60%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.55%) Snort
13 11 (0.55%) Terminal Server
14 9 (0.45%) vCloud
15 8 (0.40%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 230 (11.47%) SCCM
2 103 (5.14%) SCOM
3 50 (2.49%) Backup Exec
4 32 (1.60%) Puppet
5 29 (1.45%) Ansible
6 28 (1.40%) SCSM
7 26 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
8 25 (1.25%) WSUS
9 22 (1.10%) NetBackup
9 22 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 17 (0.85%) Nagios
12 14 (0.70%) Tivoli
12 14 (0.70%) vCenter Server
13 13 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
15 11 (0.55%) AirWatch
16 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
17 8 (0.40%) ThinApp
18 7 (0.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 887 (44.24%) Microsoft
2 592 (29.53%) VMware
3 276 (13.77%) Citrix
4 263 (13.12%) Cisco
5 141 (7.03%) NetApp
6 129 (6.43%) HP
7 126 (6.28%) Oracle
8 66 (3.29%) Veeam
9 58 (2.89%) Dell
10 45 (2.24%) SonicWALL
11 42 (2.09%) CheckPoint
12 36 (1.80%) IBM
12 36 (1.80%) SolarWinds
13 32 (1.60%) Juniper
13 32 (1.60%) Symantec
14 31 (1.55%) SAP
15 28 (1.40%) ProCurve
16 27 (1.35%) Red Hat
17 26 (1.30%) EMC
18 25 (1.25%) Apple
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Derbyshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £26822 - £31601 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicestershire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £39000 per annum + Great benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Vadis People
Salary: Up to £60,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £41000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago