Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 24 10
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 93 72 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 20.04% 11.73% 17.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.09% 47.68% 73.25%
Number of salaries quoted 73 67 112
Worcestershire median annual salary £29,000 £33,000 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.12% +28.16% -20.77%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £18,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £41,250
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £36,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -0.69% +11.54% -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 129 151 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 27.80% 24.59% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 99 143 150
Worcestershire median annual salary £33,682 £31,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.65% +12.73% -19.12%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,255 £19,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £46,375
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +1.41%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 31 £37,500 - 8
Redditch +23 19 £25,500 +9.68% 5
Bromsgrove +26 17 £24,500 +2.08% 1
Malvern +4 12 £45,000 +11.11% 2
Kidderminster +12 10 £29,000 +0.73% 1
Evesham +5 1 £28,000 +1.82%
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 50 (53.76%) Windows Server
2 44 (47.31%) Microsoft
3 39 (41.94%) Active Directory
4 23 (24.73%) SQL Server
5 22 (23.66%) MS Exchange
5 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (22.58%) Degree
7 19 (20.43%) VMware
8 18 (19.35%) SQL
8 18 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (17.20%) ITIL
10 16 (17.20%) Linux
11 15 (16.13%) Hyper-V
11 15 (16.13%) Office 365
12 14 (15.05%) IIS
12 14 (15.05%) C#
12 14 (15.05%) .NET
13 13 (13.98%) Project Management
14 12 (12.90%) Oracle
14 12 (12.90%) Python
14 12 (12.90%) Windows 7
14 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (11.83%) DNS
15 11 (11.83%) Cisco
15 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
16 10 (10.75%) Nagios
16 10 (10.75%) Citrix
16 10 (10.75%) SharePoint
16 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared

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 22 (23.66%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.05%) IIS
3 10 (10.75%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.30%) Apache
6 4 (4.30%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.08%) Simulink
4 1 (1.08%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Sage 1000
1 1 (1.08%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.13%) Office 365
2 9 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.45%) CloudFront
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) DNS
2 9 (9.68%) LAN
2 9 (9.68%) WAN
3 8 (8.60%) Firewall
3 8 (8.60%) SAN
4 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.30%) Skype
5 4 (4.30%) VPN
6 3 (3.23%) DHCP
6 3 (3.23%) DSL
6 3 (3.23%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.23%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.23%) MPLS
6 3 (3.23%) NAS
7 2 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.15%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.15%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.15%) VoIP
7 2 (2.15%) Wireless
8 1 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.53%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (4.30%) MySQL
4 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.08%) Big Data
5 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.08%) MS Access
5 1 (1.08%) QlikView
5 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.08%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.45%) GoCD
3 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.08%) Ant
4 1 (1.08%) JIRA
4 1 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 6 (6.45%) Finance
1 6 (6.45%) Manufacturing
1 6 (6.45%) Marketing
2 5 (5.38%) Legal
3 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Advertising
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (30.11%) Analyst
2 20 (21.51%) Support Analyst
3 14 (15.05%) Desktop Support
3 14 (15.05%) IT Support
4 11 (11.83%) Developer
5 10 (10.75%) IT Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Desktop Analyst
6 9 (9.68%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) .NET Developer
7 8 (8.60%) Support Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Consultant
9 6 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) IT Analyst
9 6 (6.45%) IT Consultant
9 6 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (6.45%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) .NET
2 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.60%) WinForms
3 8 (8.60%) WPF
4 7 (7.53%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (6.45%) Code First Entity Framework
5 6 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (6.45%) Entity Framework
5 6 (6.45%) Node.js
5 6 (6.45%) RESTful
5 6 (6.45%) WCF
5 6 (6.45%) Web Services
6 4 (4.30%) HTML
6 4 (4.30%) LAMP
6 4 (4.30%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (2.15%) HTML5
7 2 (2.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (8.60%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.45%) iPhone
3 5 (5.38%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.15%) Clustering
4 2 (2.15%) Replication
4 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.08%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.08%) EPoS
5 1 (1.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 50 (53.76%) Windows Server
2 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.20%) Linux
5 12 (12.90%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.60%) Android
7 7 (7.53%) Windows 10
8 5 (5.38%) Windows Vista
9 4 (4.30%) CentOS
9 4 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.20%) ITIL
2 13 (13.98%) Project Management
3 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.75%) ITIL V3
5 9 (9.68%) MVC
6 8 (8.60%) High Availability
6 8 (8.60%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.53%) TDD
8 6 (6.45%) Application Discovery
8 6 (6.45%) Application Packaging
8 6 (6.45%) BDD
8 6 (6.45%) Integration Testing
8 6 (6.45%) ITSM
8 6 (6.45%) Release Management
8 6 (6.45%) Service Management
8 6 (6.45%) Test Scripting
8 6 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.45%) Web Application Development
9 5 (5.38%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) SQL
2 14 (15.05%) C#
3 12 (12.90%) Python
4 9 (9.68%) Java
5 8 (8.60%) C
6 6 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.45%) Jython
6 6 (6.45%) Ruby
7 5 (5.38%) C++
8 4 (4.30%) Embedded C
8 4 (4.30%) Embedded C++
8 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.30%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.30%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.30%) VBScript
9 3 (3.23%) PHP
10 2 (2.15%) VB
10 2 (2.15%) VBA
11 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) Degree
2 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.45%) Master's Degree
4 6 (6.45%) MCSA
5 5 (5.38%) MCSE
6 4 (4.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (4.30%) RHCE
7 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.23%) MCITP
8 2 (2.15%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.15%) SCSE
8 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.08%) CCNA
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.08%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) TickIT
System Software
1 39 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.53%) Docker
5 6 (6.45%) Xen
6 5 (5.38%) vSphere
7 4 (4.30%) iptables
7 4 (4.30%) Squid
8 2 (2.15%) XenApp
9 1 (1.08%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) Nagios
2 7 (7.53%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.45%) Ansible
3 6 (6.45%) Graphite
3 6 (6.45%) Kibana
3 6 (6.45%) Kubernetes
3 6 (6.45%) logstash
4 4 (4.30%) SELinux
5 3 (3.23%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.23%) WSUS
6 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (47.31%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.43%) VMware
3 12 (12.90%) Oracle
4 11 (11.83%) Cisco
5 10 (10.75%) Citrix
6 8 (8.60%) HP
7 5 (5.38%) Veeam
8 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.23%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.23%) ConnectWise
9 3 (3.23%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.15%) Fujitsu
10 2 (2.15%) Kaseya
10 2 (2.15%) Sage
10 2 (2.15%) Symantec
10 2 (2.15%) Veritas
10 2 (2.15%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.08%) Cloudera
11 1 (1.08%) Meraki
11 1 (1.08%) Sophis