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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 11 15 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 76 94 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.47% 14.09% 17.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.52% 71.21% 60.74%
Number of salaries quoted 73 86 89
Median salary £30,500 £36,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.27% +30.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,250 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,250 £41,700
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

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 116 132 163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 26.67% 19.79% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 102 122 131
Median salary £30,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £51,200
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +13 32 £27,500 -35.29% 4
Tamworth -1 18 £22,000 -38.88% 1
Lichfield +10 6 £42,500 +44.06% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -5 5 £42,500 +66.66% 3
Cannock +1 4 £39,500 -1.25% 3
Stafford +3 3 £31,500 -3.07%
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 67 (44.97%) Microsoft
2 65 (43.62%) Active Directory
3 62 (41.61%) SQL Server
4 61 (40.94%) MS Excel
5 55 (36.91%) SQL
6 52 (34.90%) Windows Server
7 43 (28.86%) .NET
8 40 (26.85%) C#
9 35 (23.49%) VMware
10 33 (22.15%) MS Exchange
11 32 (21.48%) Cisco
12 29 (19.46%) MS Office
13 27 (18.12%) DHCP
14 24 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (15.44%) TCP/IP
15 23 (15.44%) ITIL
16 21 (14.09%) VB.NET
16 21 (14.09%) DNS
16 21 (14.09%) Office 365
17 20 (13.42%) Web Services
17 20 (13.42%) Windows 7
18 19 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (12.75%) JavaScript
18 19 (12.75%) Citrix
19 17 (11.41%) SLA
19 17 (11.41%) Linux
19 17 (11.41%) Windows Server 2003
20 15 (10.07%) Hyper-V
20 15 (10.07%) jQuery
20 15 (10.07%) VLAN

Windows
Top Related 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 33 (22.15%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.40%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.72%) IIS
4 6 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (3.36%) Site Server
6 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.34%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 61 (40.94%) MS Excel
2 29 (19.46%) MS Office
3 4 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.09%) Office 365
2 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.36%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.34%) IaaS
4 2 (1.34%) PaaS
4 2 (1.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.12%) DHCP
2 23 (15.44%) TCP/IP
3 21 (14.09%) DNS
4 15 (10.07%) VLAN
4 15 (10.07%) VPN
5 12 (8.05%) Firewall
5 12 (8.05%) LAN
5 12 (8.05%) WAN
6 7 (4.70%) WLAN
7 6 (4.03%) MPLS
8 5 (3.36%) Network Security
8 5 (3.36%) VoIP
9 4 (2.68%) Broadband
9 4 (2.68%) LDAP
9 4 (2.68%) SAN
9 4 (2.68%) SNMP
10 3 (2.01%) BGP
10 3 (2.01%) EIGRP
10 3 (2.01%) Internet
10 3 (2.01%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (41.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.37%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.03%) MySQL
7 4 (2.68%) SQL CLR
7 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.03%) Moq
2 6 (4.03%) NUnit
2 6 (4.03%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (2.68%) MSTest
4 1 (0.67%) JIRA
4 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (4.70%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.01%) Finance
3 2 (1.34%) French Language
3 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.34%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (21.48%) Analyst
2 28 (18.79%) Developer
3 20 (13.42%) Support Analyst
4 18 (12.08%) .NET Developer
5 17 (11.41%) Support Engineer
6 16 (10.74%) IT Support
7 15 (10.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (9.40%) Applications Support
9 12 (8.05%) VB.NET Developer
10 10 (6.71%) Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (6.71%) IT Engineer
11 9 (6.04%) Consultant
11 9 (6.04%) Service Analyst
11 9 (6.04%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (6.04%) SQL Developer
11 9 (6.04%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (6.04%) Technical Support
12 7 (4.70%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (4.70%) IT Support Engineer
12 7 (4.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (28.86%) .NET
2 20 (13.42%) Web Services
3 15 (10.07%) jQuery
4 12 (8.05%) WCF
5 11 (7.38%) .NET Framework
5 11 (7.38%) WinForms
6 10 (6.71%) WPF
7 9 (6.04%) CSS
8 8 (5.37%) HTML
9 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET
10 6 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (4.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.68%) Castle Windsor
11 4 (2.68%) Entity Framework
11 4 (2.68%) Ninject
11 4 (2.68%) Spring.NET
11 4 (2.68%) Unity DI Container
12 2 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.34%) CGI
12 2 (1.34%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.72%) Data Centre
3 12 (8.05%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.70%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.36%) User Experience
6 4 (2.68%) Clustering
6 4 (2.68%) iPhone
6 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.34%) AS400
7 2 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.34%) Streaming Music
8 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.67%) Life Science
8 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (34.90%) Windows Server
2 20 (13.42%) Windows 7
3 17 (11.41%) Linux
3 17 (11.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (10.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (9.40%) Unix
6 12 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (7.38%) Android
8 10 (6.71%) Windows XP
9 9 (6.04%) Windows 8
10 7 (4.70%) Apple iOS
10 7 (4.70%) SUSE
11 5 (3.36%) Windows 10
11 5 (3.36%) Windows Vista
12 4 (2.68%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (2.01%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.44%) ITIL
2 15 (10.07%) MVC
3 14 (9.40%) Service Delivery
4 12 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (7.38%) Logistics
5 11 (7.38%) Project Planning
6 10 (6.71%) Migration
6 10 (6.71%) Time Management
7 9 (6.04%) Project Management
8 8 (5.37%) Web Development
9 7 (4.70%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (4.70%) Data Management
9 7 (4.70%) ERP
9 7 (4.70%) Service Management
9 7 (4.70%) Ticket Management
10 6 (4.03%) CRM
10 6 (4.03%) MVVM
10 6 (4.03%) Regression Testing
10 6 (4.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 55 (36.91%) SQL
2 40 (26.85%) C#
3 21 (14.09%) VB.NET
4 19 (12.75%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.72%) T-SQL
6 10 (6.71%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.37%) VB
8 4 (2.68%) Java
9 3 (2.01%) F#
10 2 (1.34%) C++
10 2 (1.34%) PHP
10 2 (1.34%) VBA
11 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.70%) Degree
2 7 (4.70%) MCSE
2 7 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.34%) MCITP
6 2 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.67%) HND
7 1 (0.67%) MCP
7 1 (0.67%) MCSA
7 1 (0.67%) MCSD
7 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.41%) SLA
2 6 (4.03%) QA
3 3 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (43.62%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.07%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.03%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.68%) XenApp
5 4 (2.68%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.01%) XenServer
7 2 (1.34%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.34%) SCCM
3 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (44.97%) Microsoft
2 35 (23.49%) VMware
3 32 (21.48%) Cisco
4 19 (12.75%) Citrix
5 6 (4.03%) Oracle
6 5 (3.36%) Acronis
6 5 (3.36%) arcserve
6 5 (3.36%) Cyberoam
6 5 (3.36%) Intel Security
6 5 (3.36%) Kaspersky
6 5 (3.36%) Proofpoint
6 5 (3.36%) SonicWALL
6 5 (3.36%) Sophos
6 5 (3.36%) Symantec
6 5 (3.36%) WatchGuard
6 5 (3.36%) Webroot
7 3 (2.01%) Apple
7 3 (2.01%) Sage
8 2 (1.34%) HP
8 2 (1.34%) Mitel
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Posted: Yesterday
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