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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 31 41 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.86% 39.42% 34.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.61% 82.00% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24 35 21
Average salary £26,500 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,150 £18,100 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £44,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
41 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.01% 48.08% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 26
Average salary £25,000 £31,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.63% +18.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,450 £19,600 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -4 28 £26,500 -17.18%
Shrewsbury -6 1 £39,500 -7.05%
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 47 (52.22%) Active Directory
2 33 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 32 (35.56%) Citrix
3 32 (35.56%) VMware
4 27 (30.00%) ITIL
4 27 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (28.89%) SQL Server
6 25 (27.78%) MS Exchange
7 24 (26.67%) Linux
8 23 (25.56%) SQL
9 21 (23.33%) DNS
10 20 (22.22%) DHCP
10 20 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 20 (22.22%) MS Office
11 19 (21.11%) Firewall
12 18 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (18.89%) .NET
14 16 (17.78%) C#
14 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (16.67%) XenApp
16 14 (15.56%) MCSE
17 13 (14.44%) VPN
17 13 (14.44%) UNIX
17 13 (14.44%) Finance
17 13 (14.44%) Hyper-V
18 12 (13.33%) LAN
18 12 (13.33%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 17 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.44%) Exstream Dialogue
5 4 (4.44%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.11%) IIS
8 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (22.22%) MS Office
2 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Exstream
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.11%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) SaaS
2 7 (7.78%) Office 365
3 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.33%) DNS
2 20 (22.22%) DHCP
2 20 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 19 (21.11%) Firewall
4 13 (14.44%) VPN
5 12 (13.33%) LAN
5 12 (13.33%) WAN
6 11 (12.22%) VoIP
7 8 (8.89%) SAN
7 8 (8.89%) NAS
8 5 (5.56%) VLAN
9 3 (3.33%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.22%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (2.22%) IPsec
10 2 (2.22%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.11%) Internet
11 1 (1.11%) DDNS
11 1 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.11%) JIRA
1 1 (1.11%) Selenium
1 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.11%) Hudson
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Analyst
2 15 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) Support Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 9 (10.00%) Architect
4 9 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.89%) Technical Support
6 7 (7.78%) Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Consultant
7 6 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 6 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) .NET
2 8 (8.89%) Web Services
2 8 (8.89%) XML
3 6 (6.67%) WinForms
3 6 (6.67%) WPF
4 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.22%) COM
6 1 (1.11%) LINQ
6 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.11%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (26.67%) Linux
3 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (14.44%) UNIX
6 10 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 9 (10.00%) Windows Vista
8 8 (8.89%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) ITIL
2 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (7.78%) Document Management
3 7 (7.78%) Procure-to-pay
4 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 6 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.56%) UML
5 5 (5.56%) TDD
6 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.44%) SDLC
7 3 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.33%) ERP
7 3 (3.33%) Network Design
8 2 (2.22%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.22%) Project Management
8 2 (2.22%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.22%) IT Governance
8 2 (2.22%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.22%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 16 (17.78%) C#
3 8 (8.89%) T-SQL
3 8 (8.89%) VBScript
3 8 (8.89%) VB
4 7 (7.78%) VB6
5 5 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (2.22%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) Perl
7 1 (1.11%) C
7 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.11%) COBOL
7 1 (1.11%) Python
7 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.11%) AWK
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.56%) MCSE
3 11 (12.22%) MCITP
4 10 (11.11%) MCSA
5 9 (10.00%) Degree
6 7 (7.78%) CCA
6 7 (7.78%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.22%) MCDST
8 2 (2.22%) CISSP
8 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.22%) MCP
8 2 (2.22%) CCNA
8 2 (2.22%) CCENT
9 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.11%) CCNP
9 1 (1.11%) EnCE
9 1 (1.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (52.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (16.67%) XenApp
4 13 (14.44%) Hyper-V
5 9 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.56%) vSphere
6 5 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (4.44%) Xen
7 4 (4.44%) XenServer
7 4 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.44%) KVM
8 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 32 (35.56%) VMware
2 32 (35.56%) Citrix
3 12 (13.33%) Oracle
4 8 (8.89%) HP
5 4 (4.44%) Cisco
6 3 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (2.22%) Brocade
8 1 (1.11%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.11%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.11%) IBM
8 1 (1.11%) Progress
8 1 (1.11%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.11%) Reuters
8 1 (1.11%) Remedy
8 1 (1.11%) BT
8 1 (1.11%) QAD