Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 71 100 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 14.58% 20.12% 21.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.28% 73.53% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 67 101 79
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £31,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -6.06% +1.54%
10th Percentile £19,250 £18,000 £20,600
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,000 £46,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -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 114 136 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 23.41% 27.36% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 106 135 104
Worcestershire median annual salary £34,750 £31,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.32% -4.55% +1.54%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,800 £20,225
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,000 £48,550
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Redditch +7 21 £34,500 +33.98% 11
Worcester -16 17 £38,500 +24.19% 7
Kidderminster +2 10 £35,000 +94.44% 5
Evesham -5 4 £31,500 -14.29%
Malvern -11 4 £50,500 +1.00%
Droitwich -3 2 £26,000 +23.81%
Bromsgrove -3 1 £23,500 -37.33% 3
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 31 (43.66%) Windows Server
2 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
3 24 (33.80%) Active Directory
4 23 (32.39%) Cisco
5 18 (25.35%) LAN
5 18 (25.35%) VMware
6 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (22.54%) Hyper-V
8 15 (21.13%) WAN
8 15 (21.13%) Firewall
8 15 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (16.90%) MVC
9 12 (16.90%) Linux
9 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
10 11 (15.49%) C#
10 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (14.08%) Office 365
11 10 (14.08%) NoSQL
11 10 (14.08%) SQL
11 10 (14.08%) .NET
11 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
12 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (12.68%) MCSE
12 9 (12.68%) SAN
12 9 (12.68%) HP
12 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (12.68%) MS Exchange
12 9 (12.68%) Marketing
13 8 (11.27%) .NET Framework

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 9 (12.68%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) IIS
3 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.82%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Sage 1000
1 2 (2.82%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) Office 365
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) LAN
2 15 (21.13%) Firewall
2 15 (21.13%) WAN
3 9 (12.68%) SAN
4 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.45%) VPN
6 5 (7.04%) VLAN
7 4 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.63%) DNS
7 4 (5.63%) Internet
7 4 (5.63%) iSCSI
7 4 (5.63%) MPLS
7 4 (5.63%) NAS
8 3 (4.23%) BGP
8 3 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (4.23%) Network Security
8 3 (4.23%) OSPF
8 3 (4.23%) RIP
8 3 (4.23%) Skype
8 3 (4.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (5.63%) MySQL
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.82%) Big Data
6 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.82%) MS Access
6 2 (2.82%) QlikView
6 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.82%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (12.68%) Marketing
2 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.23%) Advertising
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) IT Support
3 10 (14.08%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Support Technician
4 9 (12.68%) IT Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Desktop Support
7 6 (8.45%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) IT Support Technician
7 6 (8.45%) IT Technician
7 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) IT Technical Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.63%) Test Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) .NET
1 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
2 8 (11.27%) .NET Framework
2 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (11.27%) Code First Entity Framework
2 8 (11.27%) Entity Framework
2 8 (11.27%) Node.js
2 8 (11.27%) RESTful
2 8 (11.27%) WCF
2 8 (11.27%) WinForms
2 8 (11.27%) WPF
3 6 (8.45%) CSS
3 6 (8.45%) HTML
4 4 (5.63%) jQuery
5 2 (2.82%) Spring
5 2 (2.82%) Spring Security
6 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Cyberattack
2 3 (4.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (4.23%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.23%) iPhone
2 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.66%) Windows Server
2 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (16.90%) Linux
4 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.45%) Android
6 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Vista
8 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.23%) Unix
9 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) MVC
2 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.27%) BDD
3 8 (11.27%) ITIL
3 8 (11.27%) SIEM
3 8 (11.27%) TDD
3 8 (11.27%) Web Application Development
4 7 (9.86%) Project Management
5 6 (8.45%) Web Development
6 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.04%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (5.63%) Hardware Maintenance
7 4 (5.63%) Line Management
7 4 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (5.63%) OSINT
7 4 (5.63%) Presales
7 4 (5.63%) Proactive Management
7 4 (5.63%) System Testing
7 4 (5.63%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) C#
2 10 (14.08%) SQL
3 8 (11.27%) Ruby
3 8 (11.27%) T-SQL
4 7 (9.86%) PHP
5 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.63%) Python
7 3 (4.23%) Java
7 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.82%) C
9 1 (1.41%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) MCSE
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) MCITP
4 5 (7.04%) MCSA
4 5 (7.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.23%) A+ Certification
5 3 (4.23%) CCENT
5 3 (4.23%) CCNP
5 3 (4.23%) CREST Certified
5 3 (4.23%) GIAC
5 3 (4.23%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (4.23%) SANS
6 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.82%) Degree
7 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 24 (33.80%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.54%) Hyper-V
3 15 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.04%) vSphere
5 3 (4.23%) XenApp
5 3 (4.23%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.82%) Apache Flume
6 2 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (4.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.82%) SCCM
3 2 (2.82%) WSUS
4 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (32.39%) Cisco
3 18 (25.35%) VMware
4 9 (12.68%) HP
5 8 (11.27%) Citrix
5 8 (11.27%) Veeam
6 4 (5.63%) Fortinet
6 4 (5.63%) Intel
6 4 (5.63%) Juniper
7 3 (4.23%) NetApp
7 3 (4.23%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.23%) Polycom
8 2 (2.82%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (2.82%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.82%) Sage
8 2 (2.82%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.41%) Symantec