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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 55 51 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 25.82% 45.13% 22.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 94.44% 68.63%
Number of salaries quoted 52 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 £18,500 £20,500 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,850 £42,500 £38,600
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
66 54 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.99% 47.79% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 59 52 31
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 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 7 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 49 £26,500 -24.28% 3
Shrewsbury -5 1 £39,500 -7.05%
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 58 (53.21%) Active Directory
2 52 (47.71%) Citrix
3 48 (44.04%) VMware
4 47 (43.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (42.20%) Microsoft
6 37 (33.94%) MS Exchange
7 35 (32.11%) DNS
8 34 (31.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (30.28%) TCP/IP
10 29 (26.61%) Linux
11 28 (25.69%) Firewall
11 28 (25.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 27 (24.77%) SQL
13 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
13 25 (22.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 25 (22.94%) Exchange Server 2010
14 24 (22.02%) MS Office
15 23 (21.10%) DHCP
15 23 (21.10%) Hyper-V
16 22 (20.18%) ITIL
17 20 (18.35%) VPN
18 19 (17.43%) LAN
18 19 (17.43%) WAN
18 19 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
19 17 (15.60%) XenApp
19 17 (15.60%) C#
20 16 (14.68%) .NET
21 15 (13.76%) Cisco
21 15 (13.76%) VoIP
22 14 (12.84%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 37 (33.94%) MS Exchange
2 25 (22.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (6.42%) IIS
4 7 (6.42%) Apache
5 3 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.75%) Exstream Dialogue
5 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (22.02%) MS Office
2 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Exstream
2 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.92%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) SaaS
1 8 (7.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (32.11%) DNS
2 33 (30.28%) TCP/IP
3 28 (25.69%) Firewall
4 23 (21.10%) DHCP
5 20 (18.35%) VPN
6 19 (17.43%) LAN
6 19 (17.43%) WAN
7 15 (13.76%) VoIP
8 14 (12.84%) SAN
9 13 (11.93%) NAS
10 12 (11.01%) DDNS
11 10 (9.17%) VLAN
12 8 (7.34%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (7.34%) IP Telephony
13 6 (5.50%) IPv4
13 6 (5.50%) IPv6
13 6 (5.50%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (2.75%) NetScaler
14 3 (2.75%) Internet
15 2 (1.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.50%) MySQL
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) JIRA
1 1 (0.92%) Hudson
General
1 13 (11.93%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Legal
3 1 (0.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (19.27%) Support Engineer
2 15 (13.76%) Analyst
3 13 (11.93%) Technical Engineer
4 12 (11.01%) Support Analyst
4 12 (11.01%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (9.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (8.26%) Technical Architect
6 9 (8.26%) Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Technical Support
8 7 (6.42%) Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Consultant
9 6 (5.50%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.50%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.50%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.50%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (5.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.68%) .NET
2 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.50%) XML
2 6 (5.50%) WinForms
2 6 (5.50%) WPF
3 5 (4.59%) Web Services
4 2 (1.83%) COM
5 1 (0.92%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.92%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.92%) SAP BC
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.17%) Clustering
3 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.83%) Replication
5 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.92%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 34 (31.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (26.61%) Linux
4 28 (25.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (11.93%) Windows XP
6 12 (11.01%) Windows Vista
7 11 (10.09%) UNIX
7 11 (10.09%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.75%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.18%) ITIL
2 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.34%) Network Design
4 7 (6.42%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.50%) UML
5 6 (5.50%) TDD
5 6 (5.50%) Procure-to-pay
5 6 (5.50%) Mentoring
6 5 (4.59%) SDLC
6 5 (4.59%) Network Architecture
6 5 (4.59%) Document Management
7 4 (3.67%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.75%) IT Governance
8 3 (2.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.75%) ERP
8 3 (2.75%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (1.83%) Line Management
9 2 (1.83%) Data Privacy
9 2 (1.83%) Waterfall
9 2 (1.83%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.77%) SQL
2 17 (15.60%) C#
3 7 (6.42%) T-SQL
3 7 (6.42%) VBScript
4 6 (5.50%) C++
4 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.59%) VB6
5 5 (4.59%) VB
6 3 (2.75%) Java
7 2 (1.83%) COBOL
7 2 (1.83%) Perl
7 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.92%) AWK
8 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (22.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (12.84%) MCSE
3 13 (11.93%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (11.01%) Degree
5 11 (10.09%) MCITP
6 10 (9.17%) MCSA
7 8 (7.34%) CCA
8 7 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (6.42%) CCNA
9 5 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.83%) MCDST
11 2 (1.83%) CCENT
11 2 (1.83%) CISSP
12 1 (0.92%) MCP
12 1 (0.92%) CCNP
12 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.92%) EnCE
12 1 (0.92%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (53.21%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.10%) Hyper-V
3 19 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (15.60%) XenApp
5 9 (8.26%) XenDesktop
6 8 (7.34%) vSphere
7 7 (6.42%) Terminal Services
8 6 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (4.59%) XenServer
9 5 (4.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.83%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Nagios
1 5 (4.59%) SCCM
2 1 (0.92%) SCOM
2 1 (0.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 52 (47.71%) Citrix
2 48 (44.04%) VMware
3 46 (42.20%) Microsoft
4 15 (13.76%) Cisco
5 13 (11.93%) HP
6 11 (10.09%) Oracle
7 9 (8.26%) Brocade
8 6 (5.50%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.75%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (2.75%) SAP
9 3 (2.75%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.83%) Avaya
11 1 (0.92%) Juniper
11 1 (0.92%) NetApp
11 1 (0.92%) Lotus
11 1 (0.92%) Apple
11 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.92%) Remedy
11 1 (0.92%) QAD
Telford, Shropshire
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £12 - £17 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago