The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / West Bromwich
Rank 7 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Bromwich 14.04% 9.59% 13.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 4
Median salary £47,500 £16,500 £18,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +187.87% -10.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £16,500 £11,775
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £46,700 £31,800
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,661
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.35%  

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 West Bromwich with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Bromwich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8 7 4
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich 14.04% 9.59% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 4
Median salary £47,500 £16,875 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +181.48% -8.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £16,500 £9,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,700 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in West Bromwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Bromwich 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 West Bromwich

Windows
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

Salary trend for Windows in West Bromwich

Windows
Salary Histogram in West Bromwich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in West Bromwich over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in West Bromwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Bromwich region with a requirement for Windows.

1 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
2 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) Project Management
3 11 (52.38%) LAN
3 11 (52.38%) WAN
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 10 (47.62%) MCSE
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (42.86%) SAN
5 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 9 (42.86%) Firewall
6 7 (33.33%) VLAN
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco
6 7 (33.33%) MCITP
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (28.57%) CCNA
8 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (19.05%) Office 365
9 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
10 3 (14.29%) SLA
10 3 (14.29%) Linux
10 3 (14.29%) MCSA
10 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (14.29%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (19.05%) Office 365
3 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) LAN
1 11 (52.38%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) SAN
3 7 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (9.52%) WLAN
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (4.76%) MPLS
5 1 (4.76%) PABX
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Server Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) IT Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Server Support
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
2 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Kanban
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) SIEM
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) MCSE
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (33.33%) MCITP
3 6 (28.57%) CCNA
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (14.29%) MCSA
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.76%) CCNP
6 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) LANDesk
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
4 2 (9.52%) Remedy
4 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint