The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 50 53 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 22.12% 45.69% 25.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.97% 92.98% 72.92%
Number of salaries quoted 45 49 23
Average salary £26,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £42,500 £34,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
61 57 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 26.99% 49.14% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 53 53 30
Average salary £26,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,800 £23,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Shropshire region.

Windows Salary Trend in Shropshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Shropshire

Windows
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford 0 44 £27,000 -22.85% 6
Shrewsbury -7 1 £39,500 -7.05% 1
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 55 (52.88%) Active Directory
2 45 (43.27%) Citrix
3 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
4 42 (40.38%) VMware
5 38 (36.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (29.81%) MS Exchange
7 29 (27.88%) DNS
7 29 (27.88%) SQL Server
8 27 (25.96%) Linux
9 26 (25.00%) SQL
9 26 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 26 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (24.04%) ITIL
10 25 (24.04%) Firewall
10 25 (24.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (23.08%) DHCP
12 23 (22.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (20.19%) MS Office
13 21 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (18.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (17.31%) C#
16 17 (16.35%) .NET
16 17 (16.35%) VPN
16 17 (16.35%) XenApp
17 16 (15.38%) Hyper-V
18 15 (14.42%) MCSE
19 14 (13.46%) LAN
19 14 (13.46%) WAN
19 14 (13.46%) Finance
20 13 (12.50%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (29.81%) MS Exchange
2 21 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.85%) Exstream Dialogue
6 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.88%) IIS
6 3 (2.88%) Apache
7 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.96%) Confluence
8 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (20.19%) MS Office
2 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Exstream
2 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.96%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.65%) SaaS
2 7 (6.73%) Office 365
3 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.88%) DNS
2 26 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 25 (24.04%) Firewall
4 24 (23.08%) DHCP
5 17 (16.35%) VPN
6 14 (13.46%) LAN
6 14 (13.46%) WAN
7 12 (11.54%) VoIP
7 12 (11.54%) SAN
8 11 (10.58%) NAS
9 7 (6.73%) VLAN
10 5 (4.81%) DDNS
10 5 (4.81%) IP Telephony
11 4 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.88%) IPv4
12 3 (2.88%) IPv6
12 3 (2.88%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.92%) Spanning Tree
13 2 (1.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2000
3 9 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.88%) MySQL
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) JIRA
1 1 (0.96%) Selenium
1 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.96%) Hudson
General
1 14 (13.46%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Legal
3 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (18.27%) Analyst
2 18 (17.31%) Support Engineer
3 13 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 11 (10.58%) Technical Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (8.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (8.65%) Technical Architect
6 9 (8.65%) Architect
7 8 (7.69%) Technical Support
7 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (5.77%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.77%) Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Consultant
10 5 (4.81%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.81%) Technical Support Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.35%) .NET
2 7 (6.73%) Web Services
2 7 (6.73%) XML
3 5 (4.81%) WinForms
3 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.81%) WPF
4 3 (2.88%) COM
5 1 (0.96%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.77%) Clustering
4 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) Replication
5 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.96%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (25.96%) Linux
3 26 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (24.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (12.50%) UNIX
6 11 (10.58%) Windows XP
7 9 (8.65%) Windows Vista
8 8 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.04%) ITIL
2 8 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (6.73%) Service Delivery
3 7 (6.73%) Procure-to-pay
4 6 (5.77%) Network Architecture
4 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
4 6 (5.77%) Document Management
5 5 (4.81%) Network Design
5 5 (4.81%) UML
5 5 (4.81%) TDD
5 5 (4.81%) SDLC
6 4 (3.85%) ERP
6 4 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.88%) IT Governance
7 3 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.88%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (1.92%) Line Management
8 2 (1.92%) Data Privacy
8 2 (1.92%) Waterfall
8 2 (1.92%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.00%) SQL
2 18 (17.31%) C#
3 8 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 8 (7.69%) VBScript
4 7 (6.73%) VB
5 6 (5.77%) VB6
6 5 (4.81%) C++
7 3 (2.88%) Java
7 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.92%) Perl
8 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.92%) COBOL
9 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.96%) Python
9 1 (0.96%) AWK
9 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (22.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (14.42%) MCSE
3 12 (11.54%) MCITP
3 12 (11.54%) Degree
4 11 (10.58%) MCSA
4 11 (10.58%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (8.65%) CCA
6 5 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.85%) CCNA
8 2 (1.92%) MCP
8 2 (1.92%) CISSP
8 2 (1.92%) MCDST
8 2 (1.92%) CCENT
9 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.96%) EnCE
9 1 (0.96%) CISM
9 1 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (52.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (18.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (16.35%) XenApp
4 16 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 9 (8.65%) XenDesktop
6 8 (7.69%) vSphere
7 6 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.77%) Terminal Services
8 5 (4.81%) XenServer
8 5 (4.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.92%) KVM
9 2 (1.92%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) SCCM
2 2 (1.92%) Nagios
3 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (43.27%) Citrix
2 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
3 42 (40.38%) VMware
4 13 (12.50%) Oracle
5 12 (11.54%) HP
6 9 (8.65%) Cisco
7 6 (5.77%) Brocade
8 3 (2.88%) SonicWALL
8 3 (2.88%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (2.88%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.92%) SAP
10 1 (0.96%) Progress
10 1 (0.96%) IBM
10 1 (0.96%) Mitel
10 1 (0.96%) Avaya
10 1 (0.96%) Juniper
10 1 (0.96%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.96%) NetApp
10 1 (0.96%) Lotus
10 1 (0.96%) Reuters
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Salary: From £35,409 to £39,842 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Telford
HMRC
Salary: SO £35,409 - £39,842
Posted: 13 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Posted: 13 days ago