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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 54 46 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 26.60% 40.00% 16.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.06% 93.88% 65.52%
Number of salaries quoted 51 45 23
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,900 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,800 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
71 49 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 34.98% 42.61% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 59 48 30
Average salary £28,500 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.72% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 42 £27,500 -21.42% 10
Shrewsbury +2 1 £40,000 -4.76%
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 60 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 58 (55.77%) Citrix
3 57 (54.81%) VMware
4 53 (50.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (42.31%) Microsoft
6 42 (40.38%) MS Exchange
7 41 (39.42%) DNS
8 34 (32.69%) TCP/IP
9 33 (31.73%) Linux
9 33 (31.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (29.81%) Firewall
12 28 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 25 (24.04%) Hyper-V
14 25 (24.04%) DHCP
14 25 (24.04%) SQL Server
15 23 (22.12%) VPN
16 21 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (19.23%) Cisco
17 20 (19.23%) SQL
17 20 (19.23%) SAN
18 18 (17.31%) C#
18 18 (17.31%) NAS
19 17 (16.35%) LAN
20 16 (15.38%) WAN
20 16 (15.38%) .NET
20 16 (15.38%) DDNS
21 15 (14.42%) MS Office
21 15 (14.42%) VoIP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (40.38%) MS Exchange
2 26 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (8.65%) Apache
5 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.73%) IIS
6 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (14.42%) MS Office
2 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) Office 365
2 6 (5.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (39.42%) DNS
2 34 (32.69%) TCP/IP
3 31 (29.81%) Firewall
4 25 (24.04%) DHCP
5 23 (22.12%) VPN
6 20 (19.23%) SAN
7 18 (17.31%) NAS
8 17 (16.35%) LAN
9 16 (15.38%) WAN
9 16 (15.38%) DDNS
10 15 (14.42%) VoIP
11 10 (9.62%) VLAN
11 10 (9.62%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (8.65%) IP Telephony
13 6 (5.77%) IPv4
13 6 (5.77%) IPv6
13 6 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (2.88%) NetScaler
14 3 (2.88%) Internet
15 2 (1.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.77%) MySQL
6 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Hudson
General
1 11 (10.58%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Legal
3 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (25.96%) Support Engineer
2 14 (13.46%) Technical Engineer
3 13 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (8.65%) Developer
5 9 (8.65%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.69%) Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Technical Support
7 7 (6.73%) Architect
7 7 (6.73%) Technical Architect
7 7 (6.73%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) .NET
2 8 (7.69%) WinForms
2 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 8 (7.69%) WPF
3 5 (4.81%) XML
4 4 (3.85%) Web Services
5 3 (2.88%) COM
6 1 (0.96%) SAP BC
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.96%) HTML
6 1 (0.96%) SOAP
6 1 (0.96%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.96%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Clustering
2 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.92%) Replication
3 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.96%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (50.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 33 (31.73%) Linux
2 33 (31.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (11.54%) Windows 8
5 11 (10.58%) Windows XP
6 9 (8.65%) Windows Vista
7 5 (4.81%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (4.81%) UNIX
8 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.96%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.46%) ITIL
2 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.69%) UML
3 8 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 8 (7.69%) TDD
4 6 (5.77%) Network Design
5 5 (4.81%) Procure-to-pay
6 4 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.85%) Document Management
7 3 (2.88%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.92%) Migration
8 2 (1.92%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.92%) ERP
8 2 (1.92%) Build Automation
8 2 (1.92%) Line Management
8 2 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.92%) Waterfall
8 2 (1.92%) Time Management
8 2 (1.92%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.23%) SQL
2 18 (17.31%) C#
3 8 (7.69%) C++
4 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.77%) VBScript
4 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.81%) VB
6 4 (3.85%) VB6
7 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.92%) COBOL
7 2 (1.92%) Java
8 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.96%) Perl
8 1 (0.96%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (14.42%) Citrix Certification
3 13 (12.50%) MCSE
4 12 (11.54%) MCSA
4 12 (11.54%) Degree
5 9 (8.65%) CCA
6 8 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (7.69%) CCNA
7 7 (6.73%) MCITP
8 3 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.92%) CCENT
9 2 (1.92%) MCDST
10 1 (0.96%) EnCE
10 1 (0.96%) MCP
10 1 (0.96%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 25 (24.04%) Hyper-V
3 21 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (13.46%) XenApp
5 9 (8.65%) vSphere
5 9 (8.65%) Terminal Services
6 6 (5.77%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.85%) XenServer
8 3 (2.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.92%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) Nagios
2 5 (4.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.96%) WMI
3 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (55.77%) Citrix
2 57 (54.81%) VMware
3 44 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 20 (19.23%) Cisco
5 11 (10.58%) Brocade
5 11 (10.58%) HP
6 6 (5.77%) SonicWALL
7 4 (3.85%) Oracle
7 4 (3.85%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.88%) Mitel
8 3 (2.88%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (2.88%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.88%) SAP
8 3 (2.88%) Avaya
9 2 (1.92%) Juniper
9 2 (1.92%) NetApp
9 2 (1.92%) Lotus
10 1 (0.96%) Progress
10 1 (0.96%) Apple
10 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
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