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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 59 43 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 25.54% 38.39% 18.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.95% 91.49% 69.49%
Number of salaries quoted 56 39 31
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.50%
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
82 47 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 35.50% 41.96% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 67 43 38
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £60,250 £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 6 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 6 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 48 £30,000 -20.00% 11
Shrewsbury +2 1 £40,000 - 1
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 64 (55.17%) VMware
2 63 (54.31%) Active Directory
3 62 (53.45%) Citrix
4 57 (49.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (43.10%) Microsoft
6 48 (41.38%) DNS
7 42 (36.21%) MS Exchange
8 38 (32.76%) TCP/IP
9 37 (31.90%) Linux
10 34 (29.31%) Firewall
10 34 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (28.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 32 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 27 (23.28%) VPN
15 26 (22.41%) Cisco
15 26 (22.41%) DHCP
15 26 (22.41%) Hyper-V
16 25 (21.55%) Exchange Server 2010
16 25 (21.55%) SQL
17 23 (19.83%) SAN
18 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (18.10%) DDNS
20 20 (17.24%) NAS
21 19 (16.38%) C#
22 18 (15.52%) Citrix Certification
23 17 (14.66%) LAN
23 17 (14.66%) .NET
24 16 (13.79%) VoIP
24 16 (13.79%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (36.21%) MS Exchange
2 25 (21.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (8.62%) Apache
5 7 (6.03%) IIS
5 7 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.59%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (11.21%) MS Office
2 11 (9.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) Office 365
2 5 (4.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (41.38%) DNS
2 38 (32.76%) TCP/IP
3 34 (29.31%) Firewall
4 27 (23.28%) VPN
5 26 (22.41%) DHCP
6 23 (19.83%) SAN
7 21 (18.10%) DDNS
8 20 (17.24%) NAS
9 17 (14.66%) LAN
10 16 (13.79%) VoIP
10 16 (13.79%) WAN
11 13 (11.21%) VLAN
12 12 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (10.34%) IP Telephony
13 8 (6.90%) IPv4
13 8 (6.90%) IPv6
14 7 (6.03%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (2.59%) Internet
15 3 (2.59%) SNMP
15 3 (2.59%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (11.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (9.48%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.17%) MySQL
6 6 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.86%) Hudson
General
1 13 (11.21%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Legal
3 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.86%) Law
3 1 (0.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (21.55%) Support Engineer
2 17 (14.66%) Technical Engineer
3 16 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.48%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (9.48%) Developer
4 11 (9.48%) Network Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Technical Support
6 8 (6.90%) Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (6.03%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Architect
7 7 (6.03%) Technical Architect
7 7 (6.03%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.66%) .NET
2 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.90%) WinForms
3 8 (6.90%) WPF
4 6 (5.17%) XML
5 4 (3.45%) Web Services
6 3 (2.59%) HTML
6 3 (2.59%) EDIFACT
6 3 (2.59%) COM
6 3 (2.59%) SOAP
7 1 (0.86%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.86%) SAP BC
7 1 (0.86%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Clustering
2 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.72%) Replication
4 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.86%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (49.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 37 (31.90%) Linux
3 34 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 11 (9.48%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.76%) Windows Vista
8 7 (6.03%) Windows 7
9 6 (5.17%) UNIX
9 6 (5.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (3.45%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.72%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.21%) ITIL
2 10 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (6.90%) TDD
3 8 (6.90%) UML
3 8 (6.90%) Network Design
3 8 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 5 (4.31%) Procure-to-pay
4 5 (4.31%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.45%) Document Management
6 3 (2.59%) Migration
6 3 (2.59%) Time Management
6 3 (2.59%) Web Development
7 2 (1.72%) Waterfall
7 2 (1.72%) Build Automation
7 2 (1.72%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.72%) IT Governance
7 2 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.72%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.72%) ERP
7 2 (1.72%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.55%) SQL
2 19 (16.38%) C#
3 8 (6.90%) C++
4 7 (6.03%) VB
5 6 (5.17%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.17%) VBScript
5 6 (5.17%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.45%) VB6
7 3 (2.59%) PHP
8 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.72%) COBOL
8 2 (1.72%) Java
9 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.86%) Perl
9 1 (0.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (28.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (15.52%) Citrix Certification
3 14 (12.07%) MCSE
4 13 (11.21%) MCSA
5 11 (9.48%) CCNA
5 11 (9.48%) CCA
5 11 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (9.48%) Degree
6 6 (5.17%) MCITP
7 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.72%) MCDST
8 2 (1.72%) CCENT
9 1 (0.86%) EnCE
9 1 (0.86%) CISM
9 1 (0.86%) MCP
9 1 (0.86%) CISSP
9 1 (0.86%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (54.31%) Active Directory
2 26 (22.41%) Hyper-V
3 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (11.21%) XenApp
5 10 (8.62%) vSphere
6 9 (7.76%) Terminal Services
7 7 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (5.17%) XenServer
9 5 (4.31%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.72%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) Nagios
2 5 (4.31%) SCCM
3 1 (0.86%) SCOM
3 1 (0.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 64 (55.17%) VMware
2 62 (53.45%) Citrix
3 50 (43.10%) Microsoft
4 26 (22.41%) Cisco
5 16 (13.79%) HP
6 15 (12.93%) Brocade
7 8 (6.90%) SonicWALL
8 6 (5.17%) Mitel
9 5 (4.31%) Oracle
9 5 (4.31%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.31%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.45%) Avaya
11 3 (2.59%) Juniper
11 3 (2.59%) NetApp
11 3 (2.59%) Lotus
11 3 (2.59%) SAP
11 3 (2.59%) Progress
12 2 (1.72%) Barracuda Networks
13 1 (0.86%) Apple
13 1 (0.86%) Sage
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