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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Worcestershire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 13 16
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 31 40 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 11.48% 12.50% 15.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.47% 68.97% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31 40 43
Worcestershire median annual salary £31,059 £24,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -31.42%  
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,250 £22,100
90th Percentile £43,750 £45,125 £47,900
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.30% -7.14%  

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 73 58 63
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 27.04% 18.13% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 139 129 119
Worcestershire median annual salary £31,000 £27,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.72% -33.73%  
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,750 £20,625
90th Percentile £44,750 £46,250 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.76% -7.14%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 +11 14 £36,250 +72.61% 2
Redditch -1 5 £24,000 -12.72%
Malvern -6 5 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Evesham - 2 £37,500 -
Bromsgrove -5 1 £24,000 +20.00%
Pershore - 1 £22,350 -
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 46 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 39 (52.70%) Windows Server
3 28 (37.84%) Active Directory
4 27 (36.49%) VMware
5 24 (32.43%) SQL
6 22 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
8 17 (22.97%) IIS
8 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (22.97%) Hyper-V
8 17 (22.97%) vSphere
9 16 (21.62%) Linux
9 16 (21.62%) WAN
10 15 (20.27%) Citrix
10 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (18.92%) Cisco
11 14 (18.92%) Veeam
11 14 (18.92%) Driving Licence
12 13 (17.57%) Backup Exec
12 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
12 13 (17.57%) MCSE
13 12 (16.22%) MCSA
13 12 (16.22%) .NET
13 12 (16.22%) Oracle
13 12 (16.22%) C#
13 12 (16.22%) MCITP
14 11 (14.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (14.86%) LAN
14 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP

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 17 (22.97%) IIS
2 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.35%) Drupal
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.35%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Office 365
2 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.70%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) WAN
2 11 (14.86%) LAN
2 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.51%) Firewall
4 9 (12.16%) DNS
4 9 (12.16%) Internet
5 7 (9.46%) VPN
6 6 (8.11%) DHCP
7 5 (6.76%) SAN
8 3 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.05%) DMVPN
8 3 (4.05%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.05%) NAS
8 3 (4.05%) Network Security
9 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.70%) MPLS
9 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.35%) FTP
10 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.11%) Big Data
3 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.70%) GoCD
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.35%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
1 3 (4.05%) Retail
1 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Automotive
3 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Analyst
2 13 (17.57%) IT Support
3 9 (12.16%) IT Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Support Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Administrator
5 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) IT Manager
5 7 (9.46%) SOC Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) IT Technician
6 5 (6.76%) Software Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.41%) Developer
7 4 (5.41%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (5.41%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Software Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Software Support Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) .NET
2 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.11%) Web Services
4 2 (2.70%) CSS
4 2 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.35%) EDI
5 1 (1.35%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.35%) Middleware
5 1 (1.35%) WinForms
5 1 (1.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Driving Licence
2 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.16%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.11%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Blog
6 1 (1.35%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.70%) Windows Server
2 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (21.62%) Linux
4 8 (10.81%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.46%) Windows 10
6 6 (8.11%) Unix
7 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.05%) Windows Vista
8 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.35%) Android
9 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.16%) Network Monitoring
1 9 (12.16%) Presales
2 7 (9.46%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (9.46%) High Availability
2 7 (9.46%) Protective Monitoring
2 7 (9.46%) SIEM
2 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
3 6 (8.11%) Analytics
3 6 (8.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 6 (8.11%) Security Monitoring
3 6 (8.11%) Threat Intelligence
3 6 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (6.76%) Hardware Maintenance
5 4 (5.41%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.41%) Project Management
5 4 (5.41%) SDLC
5 4 (5.41%) Time Management
6 3 (4.05%) ERP
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL
6 3 (4.05%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.43%) SQL
2 12 (16.22%) C#
3 10 (13.51%) Java
4 8 (10.81%) VB.NET
5 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.11%) VB
6 4 (5.41%) Jython
6 4 (5.41%) Python
6 4 (5.41%) VB6
6 4 (5.41%) VBScript
7 3 (4.05%) C
8 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.35%) ANSI C
9 1 (1.35%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.35%) C++
9 1 (1.35%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (17.57%) MCSE
3 12 (16.22%) MCITP
3 12 (16.22%) MCSA
4 11 (14.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (13.51%) Degree
6 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared
6 7 (9.46%) GCIA
6 7 (9.46%) GCIH
6 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
6 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
7 6 (8.11%) CREST Certified
7 6 (8.11%) GIAC
7 6 (8.11%) GREM
8 4 (5.41%) CCNP
8 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (4.05%) CCNA
10 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (2.70%) Master's Degree
10 2 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 28 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 22 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (22.97%) Hyper-V
3 17 (22.97%) vSphere
4 6 (8.11%) Snort
5 2 (2.70%) Docker
5 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.70%) Xen
5 2 (2.70%) XenApp
6 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.05%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.70%) Ansible
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.70%) Graphite
3 2 (2.70%) Kibana
3 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.70%) logstash
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.70%) Nagios
3 2 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.35%) SCCM
4 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.49%) VMware
3 15 (20.27%) Citrix
4 14 (18.92%) Cisco
4 14 (18.92%) Veeam
5 12 (16.22%) Oracle
6 8 (10.81%) SAP
7 6 (8.11%) ArcSight
7 6 (8.11%) LogRhythm
8 4 (5.41%) HP
9 3 (4.05%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.05%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.70%) Symantec
11 1 (1.35%) Adobe
11 1 (1.35%) Apple
11 1 (1.35%) Assembla
11 1 (1.35%) Autodesk
11 1 (1.35%) Dell
11 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
Worcester, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Network ITR
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago