Period
to 17 November 2017

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

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 7 15
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 55 105 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 10.78% 22.11% 16.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.38% 84.00% 75.93%
Number of salaries quoted 53 107 67
Worcestershire median annual salary £31,500 £29,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.78% -9.23% -
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,000 £22,300
90th Percentile £51,500 £38,750 £43,850
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -1.41%

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 105 125 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 20.59% 26.32% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 99 124 92
Worcestershire median annual salary £32,500 £29,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +3.17%
10th Percentile £21,200 £20,000 £21,538
90th Percentile £46,000 £46,250 £46,183
West Midlands median annual salary £35,785 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.24% -6.67% +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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -16 16 £39,250 +26.61% 1
Redditch -10 8 £18,000 -30.77% 1
Malvern -9 6 £30,500 -36.46% 1
Evesham +1 5 £31,500 -16.00%
Droitwich -4 4 £26,000 +10.64%
Kidderminster -12 4 £40,000 +110.53%
Bromsgrove -6 2 £23,750 -26.92% 1
Pershore - 1 £22,350 -
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 33 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (47.27%) Cisco
2 26 (47.27%) Windows Server
3 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
3 21 (38.18%) VMware
4 19 (34.55%) LAN
4 19 (34.55%) Hyper-V
5 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (29.09%) WAN
7 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
8 13 (23.64%) TCP/IP
8 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (21.82%) Office 365
9 12 (21.82%) Firewall
10 11 (20.00%) HP
11 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (16.36%) Veeam
12 9 (16.36%) SAN
12 9 (16.36%) MCSE
12 9 (16.36%) ITIL
13 8 (14.55%) SQL
13 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
13 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
14 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
14 7 (12.73%) Windows 10
14 7 (12.73%) VPN
14 7 (12.73%) DNS
14 7 (12.73%) Project Management
14 7 (12.73%) Citrix
14 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification

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 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) IIS
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Office 365
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) LAN
2 16 (29.09%) WAN
3 13 (23.64%) TCP/IP
4 12 (21.82%) Firewall
5 9 (16.36%) SAN
6 7 (12.73%) DNS
6 7 (12.73%) VLAN
6 7 (12.73%) VPN
7 6 (10.91%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (7.27%) DHCP
8 4 (7.27%) MPLS
8 4 (7.27%) Network Security
9 3 (5.45%) BGP
9 3 (5.45%) Internet
9 3 (5.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (5.45%) iSCSI
9 3 (5.45%) NAS
9 3 (5.45%) OSPF
9 3 (5.45%) RIP
9 3 (5.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.45%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) IT Support
2 10 (18.18%) IT Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Support Technician
3 9 (16.36%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) IT Support Technician
5 6 (10.91%) IT Technician
5 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.27%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support Technician
7 3 (5.45%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) jQuery
2 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (7.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) PKI
5 1 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (47.27%) Windows Server
2 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (12.73%) Windows 10
3 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.91%) Linux
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.27%) Unix
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.82%) Android
8 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) ITIL
2 7 (12.73%) Project Management
3 6 (10.91%) SIEM
4 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.27%) Hardware Maintenance
5 4 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (7.27%) Patch Management
5 4 (7.27%) Presales
5 4 (7.27%) QMS
5 4 (7.27%) Quality Management
5 4 (7.27%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (5.45%) CRM
6 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.45%) Line Management
6 3 (5.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (5.45%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (5.45%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (5.45%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (5.45%) System Testing
6 3 (5.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.64%) Java
4 2 (3.64%) PHP
4 2 (3.64%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) ANSI C
5 1 (1.82%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.82%) C
5 1 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.36%) MCSE
3 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
4 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (9.09%) CREST Certified
5 5 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 5 (9.09%) GIAC
6 4 (7.27%) CCNP
6 4 (7.27%) MCITP
6 4 (7.27%) MCSA
6 4 (7.27%) SANS
7 3 (5.45%) A+ Certification
7 3 (5.45%) CCENT
7 3 (5.45%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.64%) Degree
9 1 (1.82%) GCIA
9 1 (1.82%) GCIH
9 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
2 19 (34.55%) Hyper-V
3 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.91%) vSphere
5 4 (7.27%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (7.27%) XenApp
6 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.64%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.82%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Backup Exec
1 4 (7.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (7.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.64%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (47.27%) Cisco
3 21 (38.18%) VMware
4 11 (20.00%) HP
5 9 (16.36%) Veeam
6 7 (12.73%) Citrix
7 6 (10.91%) Juniper
8 4 (7.27%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (5.45%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.45%) NetApp
9 3 (5.45%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.45%) Polycom
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle
10 2 (3.64%) Symantec
10 2 (3.64%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.82%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.82%) Autodesk
11 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.82%) LogRhythm