Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 71 134 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.86% 12.76% 16.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.04% 69.79% 71.92%
Number of salaries quoted 70 120 225
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,500 £27,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.28% -16.15% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £18,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £47,625 £43,125 £41,250
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -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 129 192 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.10% 18.29% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 105 174 276
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.15% -10.29% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £19,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,000 £55,000 £55,625
West Midlands median annual salary £38,399 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.86% -5.41%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -4 46 £36,000 +30.91% 15
Tamworth -2 10 £28,750 +19.79% 11
Stafford +9 3 £41,500 +56.60% 1
Lichfield 0 2 £32,500 +22.64%
Burton-upon-Trent -21 2 £31,250 +4.17% 1
Leek - 1 £25,000 -
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 32 (45.07%) SQL
2 30 (42.25%) SQL Server
3 26 (36.62%) C#
3 26 (36.62%) Windows Server
4 24 (33.80%) VMware
5 21 (29.58%) .NET
5 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (26.76%) T-SQL
6 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
7 18 (25.35%) WCF
8 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
8 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (21.13%) LAN
11 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET
11 14 (19.72%) WinForms
12 13 (18.31%) Visual Studio
12 13 (18.31%) XML
12 13 (18.31%) Linux
12 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
12 13 (18.31%) WAN
12 13 (18.31%) Entity Framework
12 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
13 12 (16.90%) Office 365
13 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
13 12 (16.90%) Cisco
13 12 (16.90%) HTML
13 12 (16.90%) OOP
14 11 (15.49%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008

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 9 (12.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.23%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.82%) Blender
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.41%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (16.90%) Office 365
3 6 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.04%) Azure Functions
4 5 (7.04%) Serverless
5 3 (4.23%) Google Analytics
5 3 (4.23%) IaaS
5 3 (4.23%) PaaS
6 2 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) LAN
2 13 (18.31%) WAN
3 10 (14.08%) Firewall
3 10 (14.08%) VoIP
4 5 (7.04%) DNS
5 4 (5.63%) DHCP
5 4 (5.63%) Internet
5 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.82%) SAN
6 2 (2.82%) VLAN
6 2 (2.82%) VPN
7 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.41%) MPLS
7 1 (1.41%) NAS
7 1 (1.41%) SMS
7 1 (1.41%) SNMP
7 1 (1.41%) Wireless
7 1 (1.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (42.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) Cosmos DB
2 5 (7.04%) Redis
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (11.27%) NSubstitute
3 8 (11.27%) NUnit
4 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (5.63%) ReSharper
6 3 (4.23%) MSI
6 3 (4.23%) WiX
7 2 (2.82%) Maven
8 1 (1.41%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) IT Support
3 12 (16.90%) Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Software Developer
5 8 (11.27%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Support Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Support Technician
7 6 (8.45%) Network Support
7 6 (8.45%) Server Support
8 5 (7.04%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.04%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (7.04%) IT Technician
8 5 (7.04%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.63%) Administrator
9 4 (5.63%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Network Technician
9 4 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.58%) .NET
2 18 (25.35%) WCF
3 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET
4 14 (19.72%) WinForms
5 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
5 13 (18.31%) Entity Framework
5 13 (18.31%) XML
6 12 (16.90%) HTML
7 9 (12.68%) CSS
8 8 (11.27%) Ninject
8 8 (11.27%) RESTful
9 6 (8.45%) Ajax
9 6 (8.45%) HTML5
9 6 (8.45%) Web Services
10 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (7.04%) JSON
10 5 (7.04%) LINQ
10 5 (7.04%) REST
10 5 (7.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.45%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.63%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.23%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.82%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Tandem
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Windows Server
2 13 (18.31%) Linux
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.86%) Android
5 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.04%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.23%) Unix
8 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.41%) CentOS
10 1 (1.41%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.90%) OOP
3 9 (12.68%) OOD
3 9 (12.68%) Problem Management
3 9 (12.68%) Unit Testing
4 8 (11.27%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (11.27%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (11.27%) MVC
5 7 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (9.86%) TDD
6 6 (8.45%) Network Architecture
6 6 (8.45%) Project Management
7 5 (7.04%) Android Development
7 5 (7.04%) Microservices
7 5 (7.04%) Migration
7 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.04%) Test Automation
7 5 (7.04%) Web Development
8 4 (5.63%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (4.23%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.07%) SQL
2 26 (36.62%) C#
3 19 (26.76%) T-SQL
4 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.86%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.04%) C++
7 3 (4.23%) Java
7 3 (4.23%) XAML
7 3 (4.23%) XPath
8 2 (2.82%) Go
8 2 (2.82%) Perl
8 2 (2.82%) PHP
8 2 (2.82%) Python
8 2 (2.82%) Ruby
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.41%) CCNA
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.41%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) SLA
2 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
3 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.82%) Docker
5 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.82%) vSphere
5 2 (2.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) VMware
2 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.90%) Cisco
4 9 (12.68%) CheckPoint
4 9 (12.68%) HP
5 6 (8.45%) Google
6 3 (4.23%) DevExpress
6 3 (4.23%) SAP
7 2 (2.82%) Citrix
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle
7 2 (2.82%) Twitter
8 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.41%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.41%) Genesys
8 1 (1.41%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.41%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.41%) NetApp
8 1 (1.41%) Sage
8 1 (1.41%) Veeam