Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 23 20
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 52 72 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 13.10% 13.16% 11.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.47% 60.50% 63.51%
Number of salaries quoted 45 68 42
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £18,500 £21,250 £21,775
90th Percentile £43,125 £37,150 £42,500
Staffordshire median annual salary £26,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -15.87% -3.08% -

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 68 119 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 17.13% 21.76% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 60 111 53
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.84% -4.62%
10th Percentile £20,975 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £71,250
Staffordshire median annual salary £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% -2.86% +2.94%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
4 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (25.00%) LAN
4 13 (25.00%) VMware
5 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (21.15%) Windows 8
7 10 (19.23%) MS Exchange
7 10 (19.23%) C#
7 10 (19.23%) Linux
8 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (17.31%) Firewall
8 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 8 (15.38%) Degree
9 8 (15.38%) C++
9 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
10 7 (13.46%) WAN
10 7 (13.46%) Cisco
10 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
11 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
11 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (11.54%) Driving Licence
11 6 (11.54%) Performance Optimisation
11 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (11.54%) Windows XP

Windows
Co-occurring 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 10 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.77%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) IaaS
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) LAN
2 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 9 (17.31%) Firewall
4 7 (13.46%) WAN
5 4 (7.69%) SAN
6 3 (5.77%) Skype
7 2 (3.85%) DHCP
7 2 (3.85%) DNS
7 2 (3.85%) VLAN
7 2 (3.85%) VoIP
8 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.92%) LDAP
8 1 (1.92%) MPLS
8 1 (1.92%) NAS
8 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.92%) SNMP
8 1 (1.92%) VPN
8 1 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.77%) Electronics
1 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
1 8 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Desktop Support
4 5 (9.62%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) IT Support
5 4 (7.69%) Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) QA Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
1 2 (3.85%) CSS
1 2 (3.85%) HTML
1 2 (3.85%) jQuery
1 2 (3.85%) XSLT
2 1 (1.92%) Ajax
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.92%) CAML
2 1 (1.92%) COM
2 1 (1.92%) Kendo UI
2 1 (1.92%) REST
2 1 (1.92%) RESTful
2 1 (1.92%) SOAP
2 1 (1.92%) WCF
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) XHTML
2 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.85%) Handset
4 2 (3.85%) Life Science
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 11 (21.15%) Windows 8
3 10 (19.23%) Linux
4 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.85%) Android
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 6 (11.54%) Performance Optimisation
4 5 (9.62%) ITIL
4 5 (9.62%) Regression Testing
5 4 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
5 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 4 (7.69%) SDLC
5 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 4 (7.69%) Test Planning
5 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.77%) DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) Line Management
6 3 (5.77%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.77%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 10 (19.23%) C#
3 8 (15.38%) C++
4 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.69%) C
6 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.92%) Go
8 1 (1.92%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.38%) Degree
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.77%) ISEB
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.77%) MCSA
3 3 (5.77%) MCSE
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.85%) MCITP
4 2 (3.85%) MCP
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CITP
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.85%) vSphere
4 2 (3.85%) XenApp
4 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.92%) Ceph
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) Ansible
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (13.46%) Cisco
4 3 (5.77%) Citrix
4 3 (5.77%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.85%) CommVault
5 2 (3.85%) Lotus
5 2 (3.85%) NetApp
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.92%) AppSense
6 1 (1.92%) BMC
6 1 (1.92%) Dell
6 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) Nintex
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) ProCurve
6 1 (1.92%) Remedy
6 1 (1.92%) Veeam