Windows Jobs in the West Midlands

Microsoft Windows
England > West Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 15 28 19
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 713 511 751
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.05% 8.43% 9.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.02% 68.41% 62.90%
Number of salaries quoted 604 383 626
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £24,250
25th Percentile £26,500 £28,500 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £59,625 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £43,799 £43,000
% change year-on-year -8.67% +1.86% -4.44%

All Operating Systems
West Midlands

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 891 747 1,194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.31% 12.32% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 737 536 836
10th Percentile £24,950 £25,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £31,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% - +9.76%
75th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £56,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in the West Midlands

Windows
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows in the West Midlands

Windows
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Windows in the West Midlands

Windows
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 29 May 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Birmingham +6 222 £38,000 -1.30% 37
Staffordshire +2 156 £32,500 -18.75% 34
Worcestershire +1 65 £35,000 -13.85% 21
Warwickshire +48 54 £37,000 -26.00% 29
Shropshire +12 30 £32,000 +23.08% 4
Solihull +12 29 £29,500 -0.84% 3
Coventry -2 18 £30,250 -24.38% 10
Dudley +13 12 £27,500 -11.29% 5
Halesowen - 10 £36,500 -
Walsall +13 9 £26,000 +23.81%
Wednesbury +3 9 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Wolverhampton -4 5 £21,500 -57.00% 5
Herefordshire 0 4 £60,000 +33.33% 9
Brierley Hill - 4 £33,750 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 - -
Stourbridge - 2 £50,000 - 2
West Bromwich -2 1 £23,000 - 1
Smethwick - 1 £42,500 - 1
Windows
England

Windows
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 122 (17.11%) Microsoft Exchange
2 97 (13.60%) SharePoint
3 22 (3.09%) IIS
4 17 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.12%) Apache
5 8 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.98%) Confluence
7 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.42%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.28%) CMS
9 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.28%) Liferay
9 2 (0.28%) Magnolia
9 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 115 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.54%) Trello
4 6 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.42%) Adobe XD
6 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.12%) NEC Housing
2 6 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 367 (51.47%) Microsoft 365
2 258 (36.19%) Azure
3 125 (17.53%) Entra ID
4 38 (5.33%) AWS
5 25 (3.51%) OneDrive
6 20 (2.81%) SaaS
7 18 (2.52%) GCP
8 16 (2.24%) Power Automate
8 16 (2.24%) Power Platform
9 14 (1.96%) Azure DevOps
9 14 (1.96%) IaaS
10 12 (1.68%) Azure Sentinel
11 11 (1.54%) PaaS
12 9 (1.26%) Azure Logic Apps
12 9 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (1.12%) GitHub
14 6 (0.84%) Google Workspace
15 4 (0.56%) Google Docs
15 4 (0.56%) Google Sheets
15 4 (0.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 153 (21.46%) Firewall
2 123 (17.25%) DNS
3 111 (15.57%) DHCP
4 80 (11.22%) TCP/IP
5 72 (10.10%) LAN
6 70 (9.82%) WAN
7 47 (6.59%) Wi-Fi
8 42 (5.89%) SAN
9 41 (5.75%) VPN
10 26 (3.65%) Wireless
11 18 (2.52%) Network Security
11 18 (2.52%) PBX
11 18 (2.52%) Skype
11 18 (2.52%) VLAN
12 16 (2.24%) VoIP
13 12 (1.68%) HTTP
13 12 (1.68%) SMTP
14 11 (1.54%) iSCSI
14 11 (1.54%) SNMP
15 10 (1.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (1.96%) Power BI
5 11 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.98%) MySQL
7 6 (0.84%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.56%) InfluxDB
8 4 (0.56%) Metadata
8 4 (0.56%) SQLite
9 3 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.42%) DB2
9 3 (0.42%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.28%) DTS
11 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.14%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (2.10%) JIRA
2 7 (0.98%) Git
3 5 (0.70%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (0.56%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.42%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (0.42%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.28%) Bower
6 2 (0.28%) CANoe
6 2 (0.28%) gulp
6 2 (0.28%) Moq
7 1 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 227 (31.84%) Social Skills
2 77 (10.80%) Finance
3 64 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (7.71%) Law
4 55 (7.71%) Manufacturing
5 48 (6.73%) Retail
6 35 (4.91%) Documentation Skills
7 28 (3.93%) Telecoms
8 26 (3.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 18 (2.52%) Organisational Skills
10 17 (2.38%) Public Sector
11 15 (2.10%) Automotive
11 15 (2.10%) Local Government
12 14 (1.96%) Police
13 12 (1.68%) Electronics
14 11 (1.54%) Games
15 9 (1.26%) Marketing
16 8 (1.12%) Legal
17 7 (0.98%) Advertising
18 6 (0.84%) Military
Job Titles
1 156 (21.88%) IT Support
2 122 (17.11%) Support Engineer
3 114 (15.99%) IT Engineer
4 97 (13.60%) Analyst
5 77 (10.80%) IT Support Engineer
6 75 (10.52%) Senior
7 60 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 39 (5.47%) IT Analyst
9 38 (5.33%) Developer
10 35 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
11 32 (4.49%) 1st Line Support
11 32 (4.49%) Support Analyst
12 31 (4.35%) IT Technician
13 26 (3.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 26 (3.65%) IT Support Analyst
13 26 (3.65%) IT Support Specialist
13 26 (3.65%) Service Analyst
13 26 (3.65%) Support Specialist
14 25 (3.51%) Administrator
15 23 (3.23%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (8.13%) .NET
2 26 (3.65%) HTML
3 17 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 17 (2.38%) REST
4 16 (2.24%) .NET Framework
4 16 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (2.24%) WinForms
5 15 (2.10%) CSS
5 15 (2.10%) WPF
6 13 (1.82%) Web Services
7 12 (1.68%) .NET Core
7 12 (1.68%) Entity Framework
8 9 (1.26%) AngularJS
8 9 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (1.26%) React
9 8 (1.12%) jQuery
9 8 (1.12%) Middleware
9 8 (1.12%) Vue
10 6 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.43%) Self-Motivation
2 40 (5.61%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.61%) Driving Licence
3 35 (4.91%) Management Information System
4 34 (4.77%) Replication
5 22 (3.09%) Public Cloud
6 18 (2.52%) PKI
7 17 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (2.10%) Cloud Native
8 15 (2.10%) Security Operations Centre
9 12 (1.68%) Clustering
9 12 (1.68%) EPoS
10 11 (1.54%) Onboarding
10 11 (1.54%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.12%) Product Ownership
12 7 (0.98%) Cyber Threat
12 7 (0.98%) EFT
12 7 (0.98%) IoT
12 7 (0.98%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 308 (43.20%) Windows Server
2 168 (23.56%) Windows 10
3 113 (15.85%) Linux
4 66 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (7.15%) Windows Server 2016
5 51 (7.15%) Windows Server 2019
6 38 (5.33%) Windows 7
7 28 (3.93%) Apple iOS
7 28 (3.93%) Unix
8 25 (3.51%) Mac OS
9 23 (3.23%) Android
10 16 (2.24%) Solaris
10 16 (2.24%) Ubuntu
11 15 (2.10%) Windows 8
12 12 (1.68%) CentOS
13 11 (1.54%) VMS
14 9 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (23.00%) Problem-Solving
2 115 (16.13%) ITIL
3 109 (15.29%) Customer Service
4 94 (13.18%) Cybersecurity
5 86 (12.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 53 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 47 (6.59%) Time Management
8 44 (6.17%) DevOps
9 43 (6.03%) Agile
9 43 (6.03%) Project Delivery
10 39 (5.47%) Server Management
11 36 (5.05%) Computer Science
12 31 (4.35%) Project Management
13 28 (3.93%) ERP
13 28 (3.93%) Information Security
14 27 (3.79%) Asset Management
14 27 (3.79%) Mentoring
15 26 (3.65%) Roadmaps
16 25 (3.51%) Change Management
16 25 (3.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (16.13%) SQL
2 71 (9.96%) PowerShell
3 47 (6.59%) C#
4 23 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 20 (2.81%) JavaScript
5 20 (2.81%) Python
6 14 (1.96%) VB.NET
7 13 (1.82%) C
7 13 (1.82%) Java
8 9 (1.26%) XAML
9 8 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.98%) Bash
11 6 (0.84%) C++
11 6 (0.84%) PHP
12 5 (0.70%) Bicep
12 5 (0.70%) Embedded C
12 5 (0.70%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.42%) Go
13 3 (0.42%) R
14 2 (0.28%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 105 (14.73%) Degree
2 65 (9.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (6.73%) Security Cleared
4 29 (4.07%) DBS Check
5 27 (3.79%) SC Cleared
6 24 (3.37%) Azure Certification
7 21 (2.95%) A+ Certification
8 19 (2.66%) MCSE
9 18 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (2.38%) CCNA
10 17 (2.38%) MCP
11 13 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (1.54%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (1.26%) AWS Certification
14 9 (1.26%) MCSA
15 8 (1.12%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
15 8 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
16 6 (0.84%) CCNP
16 6 (0.84%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.05%) SLA
2 20 (2.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 19 (2.66%) GDPR
4 13 (1.82%) QA
5 12 (1.68%) NIST
6 11 (1.54%) Accessibility
7 5 (0.70%) MISRA
8 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.42%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.28%) AUTOSAR
10 2 (0.28%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.14%) ITGC
11 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 352 (49.37%) Active Directory
2 138 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (19.07%) Hyper-V
4 41 (5.75%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (2.52%) Docker
5 18 (2.52%) vSphere
6 12 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (1.54%) Firmware
8 9 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.84%) pfSense
10 6 (0.84%) XenApp
10 6 (0.84%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.70%) NFS
11 5 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.70%) VMware NSX
11 5 (0.70%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 88 (12.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 70 (9.82%) SCCM
3 17 (2.38%) Kubernetes
4 16 (2.24%) Terraform
5 12 (1.68%) vCenter Server
6 10 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
6 10 (1.40%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (1.26%) SCOM
8 5 (0.70%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.70%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.56%) Autotask
9 4 (0.56%) Grafana
9 4 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.56%) WSUS
10 3 (0.42%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.42%) Nagios
10 3 (0.42%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 2 (0.28%) PaperCut
11 2 (0.28%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 436 (61.15%) Microsoft
2 206 (28.89%) VMware
3 68 (9.54%) Cisco
4 61 (8.56%) Veeam
5 45 (6.31%) Apple
6 44 (6.17%) Dell
7 39 (5.47%) Citrix
8 35 (4.91%) HP
9 26 (3.65%) Adobe
10 23 (3.23%) Sophos
11 16 (2.24%) Fortinet
12 15 (2.10%) ServiceNow
13 14 (1.96%) Remedy
14 13 (1.82%) IBM
15 12 (1.68%) Aruba
15 12 (1.68%) Google
15 12 (1.68%) Nimble Storage
15 12 (1.68%) Oracle
16 11 (1.54%) NetApp
17 10 (1.40%) Zerto