The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Walsall 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Walsall
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walsall 6.98% 17.89% 12.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 5
Median salary £31,500 £31,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.78% -2.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -0.68% +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 Walsall with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Walsall
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4 22 9
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Walsall 9.30% 17.89% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 5
Median salary £31,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +38.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Walsall 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 Walsall

Windows
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Salary trend for Windows in Walsall

For the 6 months to 30 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 Walsall region with a requirement for Windows.

1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (22.22%) Meraki
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Walsall 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) DSL
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) PBX
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
1 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Support
2 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Printer Support
2 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 1 (11.11%) Server Patching
3 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PMP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Meraki
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) VMware