Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 11 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 93 153 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.74% 15.22% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.78% 70.83% 72.05%
Number of salaries quoted 89 145 228
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £28,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £18,750 £19,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £43,000 £44,825
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.37% +12.31% -7.14%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 153 216 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.67% 21.49% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 130 195 280
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.85% +4.29% -2.78%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Staffordshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Windows in Staffordshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Staffordshire

Windows
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent -8 45 £41,250 +50.00% 11
Tamworth -3 16 £22,000 -8.33% 2
Lichfield +5 8 £30,500 +31.18% 1
Stafford +10 5 £40,750 +29.37% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -20 2 £31,250 +4.17%
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 43 (46.24%) SQL
2 40 (43.01%) SQL Server
3 36 (38.71%) Microsoft
4 34 (36.56%) C#
5 27 (29.03%) VMware
5 27 (29.03%) .NET
6 25 (26.88%) Windows Server
7 24 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 23 (24.73%) WCF
8 23 (24.73%) Active Directory
9 22 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (21.51%) .NET Framework
11 20 (21.51%) Entity Framework
11 20 (21.51%) T-SQL
12 17 (18.28%) JavaScript
12 17 (18.28%) HTML
13 15 (16.13%) WinForms
14 14 (15.05%) CSS
14 14 (15.05%) LAN
14 14 (15.05%) Windows 7
14 14 (15.05%) Office 365
15 13 (13.98%) Hyper-V
15 13 (13.98%) SLA
15 13 (13.98%) XML
15 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET
15 13 (13.98%) Linux
15 13 (13.98%) OOP
15 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Office
15 13 (13.98%) Visual Studio

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 7 (7.53%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.45%) IIS
3 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (7.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.23%) Photoshop
6 2 (2.15%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.08%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 24 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (15.05%) Office 365
3 8 (8.60%) IaaS
3 8 (8.60%) PaaS
4 7 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (5.38%) Azure Functions
5 5 (5.38%) Serverless
6 3 (3.23%) Google Analytics
7 2 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.08%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.05%) LAN
2 11 (11.83%) WAN
3 8 (8.60%) DNS
3 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.53%) Firewall
4 7 (7.53%) VoIP
5 6 (6.45%) DHCP
5 6 (6.45%) VLAN
6 5 (5.38%) Internet
7 4 (4.30%) SAN
8 3 (3.23%) Kerberos
8 3 (3.23%) MPLS
8 3 (3.23%) NAS
8 3 (3.23%) SMS
8 3 (3.23%) SNMP
8 3 (3.23%) WLAN
9 2 (2.15%) VPN
10 1 (1.08%) Network Security
10 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (43.01%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (5.38%) Cosmos DB
3 5 (5.38%) Redis
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) MySQL
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Riak
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (13.98%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (8.60%) NSubstitute
3 8 (8.60%) NUnit
4 7 (7.53%) MSI
4 7 (7.53%) WiX
5 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (4.30%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.15%) Maven
General
1 12 (12.90%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (31.18%) Developer
2 23 (24.73%) Analyst
3 15 (16.13%) Support Analyst
4 12 (12.90%) IT Support
4 12 (12.90%) Software Developer
5 10 (10.75%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.60%) IT Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.53%) UI Developer
8 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Data Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (6.45%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.03%) .NET
2 23 (24.73%) WCF
3 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (21.51%) .NET Framework
4 20 (21.51%) Entity Framework
5 17 (18.28%) HTML
6 15 (16.13%) WinForms
7 14 (15.05%) CSS
8 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET
8 13 (13.98%) XML
9 11 (11.83%) Web Services
10 10 (10.75%) WPF
11 9 (9.68%) AngularJS
12 8 (8.60%) Ninject
12 8 (8.60%) RESTful
13 7 (7.53%) Angular 2
13 7 (7.53%) Dapper ORM
13 7 (7.53%) MFC
13 7 (7.53%) NHibernate
14 6 (6.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.60%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.30%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.23%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.15%) Oculus Rift
8 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.08%) Clustering
8 1 (1.08%) Replication
8 1 (1.08%) SCADA
8 1 (1.08%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.88%) Windows Server
2 14 (15.05%) Windows 7
3 13 (13.98%) Linux
4 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (10.75%) Windows XP
6 9 (9.68%) Android
7 8 (8.60%) Windows 10
7 8 (8.60%) Windows 8
8 6 (6.45%) Windows Vista
9 4 (4.30%) Unix
9 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.08%) CentOS
11 1 (1.08%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (13.98%) OOP
3 10 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (9.68%) OOD
5 8 (8.60%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (8.60%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (8.60%) Unit Testing
6 7 (7.53%) MVC
6 7 (7.53%) TDD
7 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.45%) Ticket Management
8 5 (5.38%) Android Development
8 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (5.38%) Microservices
8 5 (5.38%) Migration
8 5 (5.38%) Network Architecture
8 5 (5.38%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.38%) Test Automation
8 5 (5.38%) Time Management
8 5 (5.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (46.24%) SQL
2 34 (36.56%) C#
3 20 (21.51%) T-SQL
4 17 (18.28%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.60%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.45%) C++
7 5 (5.38%) Java
8 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.23%) XAML
8 3 (3.23%) XPath
9 2 (2.15%) Go
9 2 (2.15%) Perl
9 2 (2.15%) PHP
9 2 (2.15%) Python
9 2 (2.15%) Ruby
10 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.60%) Degree
3 3 (3.23%) MCITP
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.15%) MCSA
5 1 (1.08%) CCNA
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.08%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.08%) HNC
5 1 (1.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.98%) SLA
2 4 (4.30%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 23 (24.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.98%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.15%) Docker
5 2 (2.15%) vSphere
5 2 (2.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) SCCM
1 7 (7.53%) vCenter Server
2 2 (2.15%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 27 (29.03%) VMware
3 8 (8.60%) Cisco
3 8 (8.60%) HP
4 7 (7.53%) Google
5 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.30%) Oracle
7 3 (3.23%) DevExpress
7 3 (3.23%) Twitter
8 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.15%) Citrix
8 2 (2.15%) SAP
8 2 (2.15%) Veeam
9 1 (1.08%) Avaya
9 1 (1.08%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.08%) Genesys
9 1 (1.08%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.08%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.08%) NetApp
9 1 (1.08%) Sage