Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 17 4
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 91 59 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 18.53% 11.92% 23.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.13% 55.66% 80.29%
Number of salaries quoted 75 57 111
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% +10.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £52,500 £41,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +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 115 106 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 23.42% 21.41% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 95 100 136
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% +6.45% -4.62%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £46,150 £46,875
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -6.67%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +14 51 £43,250 +12.34% 5
Kidderminster +8 13 £27,500 -31.25% 4
Malvern +3 9 £56,250 +46.10% 5
Redditch 0 7 £27,750 +35.37% 1
Bromsgrove +10 6 £35,000 +47.37%
Droitwich 0 3 £24,500 -5.77%
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 64 (70.33%) Microsoft
2 41 (45.05%) Windows Server
3 32 (35.16%) Linux
4 26 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Office
6 22 (24.18%) Firewall
6 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
6 22 (24.18%) Security Cleared
7 21 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (23.08%) ITIL
8 20 (21.98%) MySQL
8 20 (21.98%) LAN
8 20 (21.98%) WAN
9 19 (20.88%) MS Exchange
9 19 (20.88%) Office 365
10 18 (19.78%) SQL
11 16 (17.58%) VMware
11 16 (17.58%) Cisco
12 15 (16.48%) Service Management
12 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (16.48%) Degree
12 15 (16.48%) Windows 10
13 14 (15.38%) ITSM
14 13 (14.29%) Service Delivery
14 13 (14.29%) Change Management
15 12 (13.19%) Internet
15 12 (13.19%) TCP/IP
15 12 (13.19%) HP
15 12 (13.19%) Citrix
15 12 (13.19%) SharePoint

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 19 (20.88%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.19%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.89%) IIS
3 9 (9.89%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.30%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.30%) CMS
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.20%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.10%) Apache
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.88%) Office 365
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.30%) IaaS
5 3 (3.30%) PaaS
6 2 (2.20%) Basecamp
7 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.18%) Firewall
2 20 (21.98%) LAN
2 20 (21.98%) WAN
3 12 (13.19%) Internet
3 12 (13.19%) TCP/IP
4 10 (10.99%) VLAN
5 9 (9.89%) Network Security
6 7 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (4.40%) Ethernet
7 4 (4.40%) SAN
7 4 (4.40%) VPN
8 3 (3.30%) SSL
8 3 (3.30%) Wireless
9 2 (2.20%) DSL
9 2 (2.20%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.20%) IPsec
9 2 (2.20%) MPLS
9 2 (2.20%) OSPF
9 2 (2.20%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (2.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.98%) MySQL
3 11 (12.09%) Big Data
4 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Redmine
2 4 (4.40%) JIRA
3 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.10%) Selenium
General
1 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.40%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Military
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (26.37%) Analyst
2 11 (12.09%) Support Analyst
3 10 (10.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.99%) Infrastructure Support
3 10 (10.99%) IT Support
4 7 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (7.69%) Architect
4 7 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.59%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Head of Infrastructure
5 6 (6.59%) IT Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Digital Project Manager
6 5 (5.49%) SOC Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) .NET
2 3 (3.30%) Middleware
2 3 (3.30%) PostGIS
2 3 (3.30%) SOAP
2 3 (3.30%) Web Services
3 2 (2.20%) Qt
3 2 (2.20%) XML
4 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.10%) CSS
4 1 (1.10%) CSS3
4 1 (1.10%) HTML
4 1 (1.10%) jQuery
4 1 (1.10%) LAMP
4 1 (1.10%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.10%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.99%) Clustering
2 10 (10.99%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (7.69%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (5.49%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.30%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.10%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.10%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 41 (45.05%) Windows Server
2 32 (35.16%) Linux
3 21 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (16.48%) Windows 10
5 11 (12.09%) Windows 7
6 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.59%) Unix
8 3 (3.30%) Android
8 3 (3.30%) Solaris
8 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.20%) CentOS
9 2 (2.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) ITIL
2 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (16.48%) Service Management
3 14 (15.38%) ITSM
4 13 (14.29%) Change Management
4 13 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 12 (13.19%) Load Balancing
5 12 (13.19%) Network Design
6 10 (10.99%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.89%) High Availability
7 9 (9.89%) Problem Management
8 8 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (8.79%) IT Strategy
9 7 (7.69%) Analytics
9 7 (7.69%) Asset Management
9 7 (7.69%) ITIL V3
9 7 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (7.69%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.78%) SQL
2 10 (10.99%) Java
2 10 (10.99%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.69%) C
3 7 (7.69%) C#
4 4 (4.40%) C++
5 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.30%) Python
6 2 (2.20%) Embedded C
6 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.10%) PHP
7 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.48%) Degree
3 12 (13.19%) DV Cleared
4 10 (10.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (9.89%) CCA
5 9 (9.89%) CCAA
5 9 (9.89%) CCNA
5 9 (9.89%) CCNP
5 9 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (9.89%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (9.89%) VCAP
6 6 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.49%) CREST Certified
7 5 (5.49%) GCIA
7 5 (5.49%) GCIH
7 5 (5.49%) GIAC
7 5 (5.49%) GREM
7 5 (5.49%) HNC
8 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) IASME
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 26 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.09%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (5.49%) Snort
5 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.20%) vSphere
7 1 (1.10%) Docker
7 1 (1.10%) iptables
7 1 (1.10%) Squid
7 1 (1.10%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) SCCM
2 7 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 7 (7.69%) Linux-HA
3 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.20%) WSUS
4 1 (1.10%) Ansible
4 1 (1.10%) Nagios
4 1 (1.10%) Puppet
4 1 (1.10%) SELinux
Vendors
1 64 (70.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.58%) Cisco
2 16 (17.58%) VMware
3 12 (13.19%) Citrix
3 12 (13.19%) HP
4 10 (10.99%) McAfee
5 5 (5.49%) ArcSight
5 5 (5.49%) LogRhythm
6 3 (3.30%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.30%) Google
7 2 (2.20%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.20%) Aruba
7 2 (2.20%) F5
7 2 (2.20%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.20%) Veritas
8 1 (1.10%) Juniper
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle
8 1 (1.10%) Sophos