The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 7 20 8
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 32 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 20.65% 10.66% 22.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.31% 67.74% 80.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 38
Median salary £27,500 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.29% +54.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £24,850 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £47,500 £35,500
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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 49 31 51
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 31.61% 15.74% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 45 30 46
Median salary £28,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.94% +41.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

Windows
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for Windows in Stoke-on-Trent

Windows
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Stoke-on-Trent over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Stoke-on-Trent

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 25 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Windows.

1 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (48.00%) Windows Server
4 21 (42.00%) MS Excel
5 18 (36.00%) SQL
5 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (26.00%) MS Office
7 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
7 12 (24.00%) Web Services
8 11 (22.00%) Office 365
8 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (22.00%) VMware
8 11 (22.00%) DHCP
8 11 (22.00%) DNS
9 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 10 (20.00%) .NET
9 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 9 (18.00%) IIS
10 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (16.00%) ITIL
11 8 (16.00%) C#
11 8 (16.00%) VLAN
12 7 (14.00%) jQuery
12 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (14.00%) Data Management
12 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
12 7 (14.00%) LAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.00%) IIS
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (42.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (26.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) DHCP
1 11 (22.00%) DNS
2 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (16.00%) VLAN
4 7 (14.00%) LAN
4 7 (14.00%) WAN
5 5 (10.00%) WLAN
6 4 (8.00%) LDAP
6 4 (8.00%) MPLS
6 4 (8.00%) SAN
6 4 (8.00%) SNMP
7 3 (6.00%) Firewall
7 3 (6.00%) NAS
7 3 (6.00%) Network Security
8 2 (4.00%) Internet
9 1 (2.00%) BGP
9 1 (2.00%) EIGRP
9 1 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.00%) VPN
9 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.00%) SQL CLR
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) IT Support
1 12 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Consultant
2 7 (14.00%) IT Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (12.00%) Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) Web Services
2 10 (20.00%) .NET
3 7 (14.00%) jQuery
4 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (12.00%) WCF
5 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.00%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.00%) CGI
8 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) User Experience
3 4 (8.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.00%) Android
5 4 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Phone
6 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.00%) Linux
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (14.00%) Data Management
3 6 (12.00%) MVC
4 5 (10.00%) Migration
4 5 (10.00%) Time Management
5 4 (8.00%) Coaching
5 4 (8.00%) ERP
5 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.00%) Line Management
7 2 (4.00%) Escalation Management
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Optimisation
7 2 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.00%) Information Security
8 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (16.00%) C#
4 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.00%) C++
5 2 (4.00%) Java
5 2 (4.00%) PHP
5 2 (4.00%) VB
5 2 (4.00%) VBA
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) MCSE
4 2 (4.00%) MCITP
4 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) HND
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
1 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) VMware
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) Citrix
5 3 (6.00%) Sage
6 1 (2.00%) Apple
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) Juniper
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