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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 14 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 72 108 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.71% 15.54% 12.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.23% 71.52% 58.91%
Number of salaries quoted 66 117 75
Median salary £27,500 £34,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.11% +7.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 104 151 129
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 19.81% 21.73% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 199 269 296
Median salary £28,500 £33,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% +3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £48,125 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
Stoke-on-Trent 0 26 £27,500 -19.11% 7
Tamworth -4 12 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +16 11 £30,000 -9.09% 1
Stafford +2 10 £27,000 +22.72% 1
Lichfield +5 6 £21,500 -13.13%
Cannock -2 1 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Windows
West Midlands

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

1 54 (36.49%) Microsoft
2 53 (35.81%) SQL
2 53 (35.81%) SQL Server
3 48 (32.43%) Active Directory
4 46 (31.08%) .NET
4 46 (31.08%) C#
5 39 (26.35%) Windows Server
6 38 (25.68%) Microsoft Office
7 28 (18.92%) VB.NET
8 27 (18.24%) VMware
9 25 (16.89%) Office 365
10 24 (16.22%) WinForms
11 23 (15.54%) MS Exchange
11 23 (15.54%) WPF
11 23 (15.54%) Windows 7
12 22 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (14.86%) JavaScript
12 22 (14.86%) MVC
13 21 (14.19%) ITIL
14 20 (13.51%) WCF
15 18 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (12.16%) SLA
15 18 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (11.49%) Citrix
17 16 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
17 16 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (10.81%) Windows 8
18 15 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (10.14%) Degree

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 23 (15.54%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.35%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.68%) Site Server
5 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (25.68%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.89%) Office 365
2 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.03%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.46%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.11%) DNS
3 11 (7.43%) Firewall
4 10 (6.76%) LAN
4 10 (6.76%) VLAN
4 10 (6.76%) VPN
5 9 (6.08%) DHCP
5 9 (6.08%) WAN
5 9 (6.08%) WLAN
6 7 (4.73%) SAN
6 7 (4.73%) SNMP
7 6 (4.05%) Broadband
7 6 (4.05%) MPLS
8 5 (3.38%) LDAP
9 4 (2.70%) Network Security
9 4 (2.70%) VoIP
10 3 (2.03%) NAS
10 3 (2.03%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (2.03%) Wireless
11 2 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (35.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.43%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.38%) SQL CLR
6 2 (1.35%) MySQL
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Moq
1 8 (5.41%) NUnit
1 8 (5.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (4.73%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.05%) MSTest
3 6 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 10 (6.76%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.73%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.70%) Automotive
4 2 (1.35%) French Language
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (29.05%) Developer
2 32 (21.62%) IT Support
3 26 (17.57%) .NET Developer
4 24 (16.22%) Analyst
5 19 (12.84%) C# Developer
6 17 (11.49%) VB.NET Developer
7 16 (10.81%) Support Engineer
8 15 (10.14%) SQL Developer
9 12 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (8.11%) IT Engineer
10 11 (7.43%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 11 (7.43%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (6.08%) IT Analyst
11 9 (6.08%) Support Technician
11 9 (6.08%) WPF Developer
12 8 (5.41%) Software Developer
12 8 (5.41%) Support Analyst
12 8 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (4.73%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (31.08%) .NET
2 24 (16.22%) WinForms
3 23 (15.54%) WPF
4 20 (13.51%) WCF
5 14 (9.46%) jQuery
6 13 (8.78%) .NET Framework
6 13 (8.78%) ASP.NET
7 11 (7.43%) Web Services
8 8 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (5.41%) HTML
9 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (4.73%) CSS
9 7 (4.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (4.05%) Castle Windsor
10 6 (4.05%) Entity Framework
10 6 (4.05%) Ninject
10 6 (4.05%) Spring.NET
10 6 (4.05%) Unity DI Container
11 5 (3.38%) CGI
12 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.08%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.73%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.38%) Life Science
6 4 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.70%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.03%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.35%) Clustering
8 2 (1.35%) iPhone
8 2 (1.35%) Streaming Music
8 2 (1.35%) User Experience
9 1 (0.68%) AS400
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) Fintech
9 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.35%) Windows Server
2 23 (15.54%) Windows 7
3 22 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (10.81%) Windows 8
5 16 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (9.46%) Windows XP
7 10 (6.76%) Windows 10
8 9 (6.08%) Android
9 8 (5.41%) Apple iOS
10 6 (4.05%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (2.03%) Linux
12 2 (1.35%) Unix
12 2 (1.35%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.86%) MVC
2 21 (14.19%) ITIL
3 13 (8.78%) TDD
4 12 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.43%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.08%) CRM
6 9 (6.08%) ERP
7 8 (5.41%) Data Management
7 8 (5.41%) Kanban
7 8 (5.41%) MVVM
7 8 (5.41%) Scrum
7 8 (5.41%) Time Management
7 8 (5.41%) Web Development
8 6 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.05%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (4.05%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (4.05%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (4.05%) Project Management
9 5 (3.38%) Risk Management
9 5 (3.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (35.81%) SQL
2 46 (31.08%) C#
3 28 (18.92%) VB.NET
4 22 (14.86%) JavaScript
5 14 (9.46%) T-SQL
6 12 (8.11%) VB
7 10 (6.76%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.73%) Java
9 5 (3.38%) C++
9 5 (3.38%) PHP
9 5 (3.38%) VBA
10 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.14%) Degree
3 5 (3.38%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.70%) MCSE
5 3 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.03%) MCITP
6 2 (1.35%) MCSD
6 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.68%) HND
7 1 (0.68%) ISEB
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.68%) MCP
7 1 (0.68%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) SSCP
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.16%) SLA
2 4 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.70%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.70%) vSphere
5 2 (1.35%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.35%) XenApp
5 2 (1.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Kibana
2 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 54 (36.49%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.24%) VMware
3 17 (11.49%) Citrix
4 14 (9.46%) Cisco
5 11 (7.43%) Oracle
6 5 (3.38%) HP
7 3 (2.03%) Apple
8 2 (1.35%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.35%) Dell
8 2 (1.35%) Lotus
8 2 (1.35%) Mitel
8 2 (1.35%) NetApp
8 2 (1.35%) Veeam
9 1 (0.68%) Acronis
9 1 (0.68%) Aruba
9 1 (0.68%) Cyberoam
9 1 (0.68%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.68%) Nintex
9 1 (0.68%) Proofpoint
9 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: 14% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Laptop, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 27 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago