Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 9 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 126 92 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 18.05% 19.21% 14.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.74% 66.67% 54.40%
Number of salaries quoted 103 81 94
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% +20.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 186 138 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 26.65% 28.81% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 126 118 176
Worcestershire median annual salary £39,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.14% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,625 £53,125
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +13 63 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Kidderminster +2 20 £28,500 -1.72% 2
Malvern -20 18 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Bromsgrove +2 12 £26,500 +13.98%
Redditch -25 7 £33,500 -4.29%
Droitwich - 2 £38,750 -
Pershore - 1 £30,000 -
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 76 (60.32%) Microsoft
2 55 (43.65%) Windows Server
3 46 (36.51%) Linux
4 41 (32.54%) VMware
5 37 (29.37%) Active Directory
6 35 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
7 34 (26.98%) Citrix
8 33 (26.19%) SQL Server
9 32 (25.40%) ITIL
10 31 (24.60%) Degree
11 30 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (23.02%) Security Cleared
12 29 (23.02%) Hyper-V
13 28 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
13 28 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (22.22%) Firewall
13 28 (22.22%) Office 365
14 27 (21.43%) LAN
15 26 (20.63%) WAN
15 26 (20.63%) SQL
15 26 (20.63%) Problem-Solving
16 24 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (18.25%) SCCM
17 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (18.25%) MySQL
18 22 (17.46%) MS Exchange
18 22 (17.46%) SharePoint
18 22 (17.46%) PowerShell
18 22 (17.46%) Windows 10
19 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

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 (17.46%) MS Exchange
1 22 (17.46%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.32%) IIS
3 12 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.59%) JBoss
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.79%) WildFly
Applications
1 35 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 28 (22.22%) Office 365
2 4 (3.17%) Basecamp
3 2 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.22%) Firewall
2 27 (21.43%) LAN
3 26 (20.63%) WAN
4 18 (14.29%) VLAN
5 14 (11.11%) Network Security
6 13 (10.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (7.14%) Internet
7 9 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 7 (5.56%) VoIP
9 6 (4.76%) HTTP
9 6 (4.76%) SMTP
10 4 (3.17%) DNS
10 4 (3.17%) SAN
10 4 (3.17%) SNMP
11 3 (2.38%) Wireless
12 2 (1.59%) ADSL
12 2 (1.59%) DHCP
12 2 (1.59%) Intranet
12 2 (1.59%) NAS
12 2 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 23 (18.25%) MySQL
3 4 (3.17%) Big Data
4 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Redmine
2 5 (3.97%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.17%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.17%) JIRA
4 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.79%) Hudson
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) Maven
5 1 (0.79%) PVCS
5 1 (0.79%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) Toad
General
1 10 (7.94%) Aerospace
1 10 (7.94%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Retail
3 5 (3.97%) Legal
4 4 (3.17%) Military
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (12.70%) Analyst
3 13 (10.32%) Wintel Engineer
3 13 (10.32%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
4 12 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Architect
5 11 (8.73%) IT Support
6 10 (7.94%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.94%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
7 9 (7.14%) Technical Architect
8 8 (6.35%) IT Analyst
8 8 (6.35%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (5.56%) Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Junior
10 6 (4.76%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.70%) Web Services
2 7 (5.56%) .NET
3 6 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 6 (4.76%) jQuery
3 6 (4.76%) React
4 4 (3.17%) Node.js
4 4 (3.17%) PostGIS
4 4 (3.17%) XML
5 3 (2.38%) CSS
5 3 (2.38%) HTML
5 3 (2.38%) Qt
6 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.59%) Code First Entity Framework
6 2 (1.59%) CSS3
6 2 (1.59%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.79%) Java EE
7 1 (0.79%) JMS
7 1 (0.79%) JSP
7 1 (0.79%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.11%) Clustering
3 13 (10.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 13 (10.32%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (7.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (5.56%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.97%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (2.38%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.38%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (2.38%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.59%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.79%) CESG
10 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.79%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 55 (43.65%) Windows Server
2 46 (36.51%) Linux
3 22 (17.46%) Windows 10
4 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.94%) Solaris
6 10 (7.94%) Unix
6 10 (7.94%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.38%) CentOS
7 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.59%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.79%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) ITIL
2 26 (20.63%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (15.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 19 (15.08%) Service Delivery
6 18 (14.29%) Service Management
7 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (13.49%) Change Management
7 17 (13.49%) ITSM
8 13 (10.32%) ITIL V3
8 13 (10.32%) Load Balancing
8 13 (10.32%) Network Design
9 12 (9.52%) High Availability
9 12 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 11 (8.73%) Project Management
11 10 (7.94%) Data Loss Prevention
11 10 (7.94%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.94%) Network Virtualisation
11 10 (7.94%) Threat Detection
12 9 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.63%) SQL
2 22 (17.46%) PowerShell
3 17 (13.49%) Java
4 14 (11.11%) C++
5 10 (7.94%) C#
6 8 (6.35%) Python
7 6 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.97%) C
9 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.59%) VB
9 2 (1.59%) VB6
10 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) PHP
10 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (24.60%) Degree
2 29 (23.02%) Security Cleared
3 15 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (10.32%) DV Cleared
4 13 (10.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (9.52%) CCA
5 12 (9.52%) CCAA
5 12 (9.52%) CCNA
5 12 (9.52%) CCNP
5 12 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (9.52%) VCAP
6 9 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.97%) CISSP
7 5 (3.97%) HNC
7 5 (3.97%) ISEB
7 5 (3.97%) ISTQB
8 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.38%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.59%) GDPR
4 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 37 (29.37%) Active Directory
2 29 (23.02%) Hyper-V
3 24 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (10.32%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (8.73%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (7.94%) BitLocker
7 4 (3.17%) Docker
8 2 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.59%) vSphere
8 2 (1.59%) XenApp
9 1 (0.79%) NLBS
9 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (18.25%) SCCM
2 19 (15.08%) SCOM
2 19 (15.08%) SCVMM
3 10 (7.94%) Linux-HA
4 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (7.14%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.79%) Ansible
6 1 (0.79%) Puppet
6 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (60.32%) Microsoft
2 41 (32.54%) VMware
3 34 (26.98%) Citrix
4 17 (13.49%) Cisco
5 16 (12.70%) McAfee
6 15 (11.90%) HP
7 9 (7.14%) Oracle
8 4 (3.17%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.38%) Meraki
9 3 (2.38%) NetApp
9 3 (2.38%) Sophos
10 2 (1.59%) AVG
10 2 (1.59%) Dell
10 2 (1.59%) Kaseya
10 2 (1.59%) Samsung
10 2 (1.59%) Toshiba
10 2 (1.59%) Xerox
11 1 (0.79%) F5
11 1 (0.79%) Trend Micro
11 1 (0.79%) Veeam