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 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 / Worcestershire
Rank 22 5 13
Rank change year-on-year -17 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 42 85 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 11.80% 24.64% 17.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.73% 77.27% 58.21%
Number of salaries quoted 37 79 32
Median salary £38,000 £25,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.01% -21.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,400 £44,300
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 88 110 67
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 24.72% 31.88% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 83 104 59
Median salary £36,250 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.81% -15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -12 24 £40,500 +58.82% 2
Malvern -3 6 £36,250 +45.00% 3
Evesham - 5 £26,500 -
Bromsgrove -5 3 £39,000 +105.26%
Redditch -14 2 £22,500 -18.18%
Kidderminster - 2 £28,791 -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 49 (51.04%) Microsoft
2 40 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 34 (35.42%) SQL
4 33 (34.38%) Active Directory
5 27 (28.13%) Cisco
6 25 (26.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
7 22 (22.92%) VMware
8 20 (20.83%) Linux
8 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 20 (20.83%) Citrix
9 19 (19.79%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (19.79%) Windows 10
10 18 (18.75%) WAN
10 18 (18.75%) CCNP
10 18 (18.75%) ITIL
10 18 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (17.71%) Data Centre
12 16 (16.67%) Windows 7
12 16 (16.67%) High Availability
13 15 (15.63%) Office 365
13 15 (15.63%) Degree
13 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (14.58%) .NET
14 14 (14.58%) C#
14 14 (14.58%) Hyper-V
15 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
15 13 (13.54%) MS Office
16 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related 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 11 (11.46%) IIS
1 11 (11.46%) MS Exchange
1 11 (11.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.54%) MS Office
3 3 (3.13%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.08%) RoboHelp
5 1 (1.04%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.63%) Office 365
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.21%) SaaS
4 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.08%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.75%) WAN
2 10 (10.42%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (10.42%) DMVPN
2 10 (10.42%) DNS
3 9 (9.38%) HTTP
3 9 (9.38%) Network Security
3 9 (9.38%) VPN
4 8 (8.33%) DHCP
4 8 (8.33%) Firewall
4 8 (8.33%) LAN
5 7 (7.29%) SAN
6 6 (6.25%) FTP
6 6 (6.25%) ICMP
6 6 (6.25%) IPv4
6 6 (6.25%) IPv6
6 6 (6.25%) POP3
6 6 (6.25%) SMTP
6 6 (6.25%) SNMP
6 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.21%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.08%) Big Data
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.08%) GoCD
3 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.04%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.17%) Retail
3 3 (3.13%) Automotive
4 2 (2.08%) Advertising
4 2 (2.08%) Finance
4 2 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.04%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (23.96%) Analyst
2 15 (15.63%) IT Support
3 14 (14.58%) Administrator
4 12 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 11 (11.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 11 (11.46%) Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Network Administrator
7 9 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (9.38%) Graduate
7 9 (9.38%) IT Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) Junior
7 9 (9.38%) Support Engineer
8 8 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
9 7 (7.29%) IT Technician
10 6 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
10 6 (6.25%) Junior Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Support Technician
11 5 (5.21%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) .NET
2 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 11 (11.46%) HTML
4 10 (10.42%) Web Services
5 7 (7.29%) CSS
6 6 (6.25%) WPF
7 5 (5.21%) Ajax
7 5 (5.21%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (5.21%) HTML5
7 5 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.13%) XML
9 2 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (1.04%) EDI
10 1 (1.04%) jQuery
10 1 (1.04%) Middleware
10 1 (1.04%) WCF
10 1 (1.04%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 8 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
5 6 (6.25%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.08%) FMCG
7 2 (2.08%) Replication
7 2 (2.08%) User Experience
8 1 (1.04%) Blog
8 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.04%) NHS
8 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 25 (26.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (20.83%) Linux
4 19 (19.79%) Windows 10
5 16 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.17%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.08%) Android
9 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.08%) Unix
9 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) ITIL
2 16 (16.67%) High Availability
3 10 (10.42%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (10.42%) SIEM
4 8 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 8 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
5 6 (6.25%) Information Security
5 6 (6.25%) Malware Analysis
5 6 (6.25%) MVC
5 6 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 6 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 5 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.21%) OO
6 5 (5.21%) OOP
6 5 (5.21%) Presales
6 5 (5.21%) SDLC
6 5 (5.21%) SOA
6 5 (5.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.42%) SQL
2 14 (14.58%) C#
3 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.38%) C
5 8 (8.33%) Java
6 6 (6.25%) VB
7 5 (5.21%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.17%) Jython
8 4 (4.17%) PHP
8 4 (4.17%) Python
8 4 (4.17%) VB6
9 3 (3.13%) C++
10 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.04%) COBOL
11 1 (1.04%) Delphi
11 1 (1.04%) Lua
11 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (18.75%) CCNP
3 15 (15.63%) Degree
4 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (11.46%) CCNA
6 9 (9.38%) MCITP
6 9 (9.38%) MCSA
6 9 (9.38%) MCSE
7 8 (8.33%) GCIA
7 8 (8.33%) GCIH
7 8 (8.33%) SANS
7 8 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (6.25%) CISSP
8 6 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
9 5 (5.21%) DV Cleared
10 4 (4.17%) CREST Certified
10 4 (4.17%) GIAC
11 2 (2.08%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 33 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.42%) vSphere
5 2 (2.08%) Docker
5 2 (2.08%) Snort
5 2 (2.08%) Xen
6 1 (1.04%) Firmware
6 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) Backup Exec
2 8 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.08%) Ansible
3 2 (2.08%) Graphite
3 2 (2.08%) Kibana
3 2 (2.08%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.08%) logstash
3 2 (2.08%) Nagios
4 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (51.04%) Microsoft
2 27 (28.13%) Cisco
3 22 (22.92%) VMware
4 20 (20.83%) Citrix
5 10 (10.42%) Riverbed
6 9 (9.38%) SAP
6 9 (9.38%) Veeam
7 6 (6.25%) Oracle
8 5 (5.21%) HP
9 4 (4.17%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.13%) Adobe
11 2 (2.08%) ArcSight
11 2 (2.08%) Dell
11 2 (2.08%) Google
11 2 (2.08%) LogRhythm
12 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.04%) Apple
12 1 (1.04%) Assembla
12 1 (1.04%) Meraki
12 1 (1.04%) NetApp
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexi-time, Automation Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Hindlip, Worcestershire
West Mercia Police
Posted: 22 hours ago