Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 18 7
Rank change year-on-year +12 -11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 75 61 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 17.56% 12.25% 18.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.12% 57.55% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 56 58 92
Worcestershire median annual salary £30,000 £31,750 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.51% +2.42% -11.43%
10th Percentile £22,625 £19,250 £18,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £49,000 £41,000
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.29% +7.69% -7.14%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 104 106 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 24.36% 21.29% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 80 99 109
Worcestershire median annual salary £34,341 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.66% +3.17% -10.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,200 £19,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £47,500 £47,600
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% -5.41%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Worcestershire

Windows
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Windows in Worcestershire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Worcestershire

Windows
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +1 32 £42,500 +10.39% 7
Bromsgrove +17 14 £25,500 +7.37% 2
Redditch +1 10 £27,750 +35.37% 8
Malvern +10 9 £36,750 -4.55% 5
Kidderminster +4 7 £28,500 -28.75% 7
Droitwich 0 1 £24,500 -5.77% 2
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 40 (53.33%) Windows Server
2 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
3 34 (45.33%) Active Directory
4 28 (37.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (22.67%) TCP/IP
6 17 (22.67%) Office 365
7 16 (21.33%) MS Exchange
8 15 (20.00%) Firewall
8 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 14 (18.67%) ITIL
10 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
11 12 (16.00%) Linux
11 12 (16.00%) Degree
11 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
11 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
12 11 (14.67%) LAN
12 11 (14.67%) WAN
13 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
15 8 (10.67%) Java
15 8 (10.67%) .NET
15 8 (10.67%) Internet
15 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (10.67%) DV Cleared
15 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
15 8 (10.67%) Windows 10
15 8 (10.67%) Big Data
15 8 (10.67%) ITIL V3
15 8 (10.67%) Cybersecurity

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 16 (21.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (4.00%) CMS
4 3 (4.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Simulink
2 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.33%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.67%) Office 365
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.00%) IaaS
4 3 (4.00%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.67%) TCP/IP
2 15 (20.00%) Firewall
3 11 (14.67%) LAN
3 11 (14.67%) WAN
4 8 (10.67%) Internet
5 7 (9.33%) SAN
6 6 (8.00%) DNS
6 6 (8.00%) Network Security
6 6 (8.00%) Skype
7 5 (6.67%) VPN
8 4 (5.33%) Ethernet
8 4 (5.33%) Unified Communications
9 3 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (4.00%) IP Telephony
9 3 (4.00%) VLAN
10 2 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (2.67%) RS-485
10 2 (2.67%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (2.67%) SSL
10 2 (2.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) Big Data
3 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.33%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) Selenium
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
1 7 (9.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.00%) Advertising
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Analyst
2 15 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 12 (16.00%) IT Support
4 9 (12.00%) Desktop Support
5 7 (9.33%) Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (8.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Developer
7 5 (6.67%) IT Technician
7 5 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) IT Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Support Technician
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) .NET
2 4 (5.33%) WinForms
2 4 (5.33%) WPF
3 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.00%) Middleware
3 3 (4.00%) SOAP
3 3 (4.00%) Web Services
4 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.67%) Code First Entity Framework
4 2 (2.67%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.67%) HTML
4 2 (2.67%) HTML5
4 2 (2.67%) Node.js
4 2 (2.67%) RESTful
4 2 (2.67%) WCF
4 2 (2.67%) XML
5 1 (1.33%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.00%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.00%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.67%) Clustering
4 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.67%) Replication
4 2 (2.67%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.33%) EPoS
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 40 (53.33%) Windows Server
2 28 (37.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (16.00%) Linux
4 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.67%) Windows 10
6 5 (6.67%) Unix
7 3 (4.00%) Android
8 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (1.33%) CentOS
9 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) ITIL
2 8 (10.67%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (10.67%) ITIL V3
2 8 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (9.33%) ITSM
3 7 (9.33%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (9.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 7 (9.33%) Service Management
3 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.00%) Migration
4 6 (8.00%) OO
5 5 (6.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 5 (6.67%) Presales
5 5 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.67%) SIEM
5 5 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 5 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) Java
1 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.33%) C#
3 4 (5.33%) SQL
4 3 (4.00%) C
4 3 (4.00%) Python
5 2 (2.67%) C++
5 2 (2.67%) Embedded C
5 2 (2.67%) PHP
5 2 (2.67%) Ruby
5 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.67%) VB
5 2 (2.67%) VBA
6 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.00%) Degree
3 8 (10.67%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.67%) CREST Certified
4 5 (6.67%) GCIA
4 5 (6.67%) GCIH
4 5 (6.67%) GIAC
4 5 (6.67%) GREM
4 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.00%) MCSE
7 2 (2.67%) MCSA
8 1 (1.33%) CCNA
8 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.33%) MCITP
8 1 (1.33%) MCP
8 1 (1.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) IASME
3 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 34 (45.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.67%) Snort
4 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.67%) Docker
6 2 (2.67%) XenApp
7 1 (1.33%) iptables
7 1 (1.33%) Squid
7 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) NetBackup
1 4 (5.33%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.33%) Nagios
4 1 (1.33%) SELinux
4 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) HP
2 6 (8.00%) VMware
3 5 (6.67%) 3PAR
3 5 (6.67%) ArcSight
3 5 (6.67%) LogRhythm
4 4 (5.33%) Cisco
4 4 (5.33%) McAfee
4 4 (5.33%) Veritas
5 3 (4.00%) Citrix
5 3 (4.00%) Google
6 2 (2.67%) Aruba
6 2 (2.67%) Asigra
6 2 (2.67%) F5
6 2 (2.67%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle
6 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.67%) Symantec
7 1 (1.33%) Meraki
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat