The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 52 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 44.44% 27.56% 17.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 91.23% 74.47% 61.82%
Number of salaries quoted 48 23 26
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,800 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 47 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 48.72% 37.01% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 53 29 35
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows
West Midlands

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 2014.

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 2014. 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 £35,000 +32.07% 6
Shrewsbury - 6 £42,500 - 1
Ludlow - 1 £42,000 -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (68.82%) Active Directory
2 55 (59.14%) Microsoft
3 41 (44.09%) Citrix
4 35 (37.63%) VMware
5 33 (35.48%) DNS
6 32 (34.41%) MS Exchange
7 28 (30.11%) MS Excel
8 25 (26.88%) SQL
8 25 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (25.81%) vSphere
10 23 (24.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (24.73%) Linux
11 22 (23.66%) IIS
12 21 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (21.51%) MS Office
14 19 (20.43%) TCP/IP
14 19 (20.43%) Exchange Server 2013
15 18 (19.35%) Forefront TMG
15 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
15 18 (19.35%) Bash Shell
15 18 (19.35%) Altiris
15 18 (19.35%) VLAN
15 18 (19.35%) Load Balancing
15 18 (19.35%) SSL
15 18 (19.35%) HTTP
15 18 (19.35%) Perl
15 18 (19.35%) Backup Exec
16 17 (18.28%) Publishing
16 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (18.28%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 32 (34.41%) MS Exchange
2 23 (24.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (23.66%) IIS
4 19 (20.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (15.05%) Apache
6 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (12.90%) SharePoint
7 12 (12.90%) Moodle
8 5 (5.38%) WordPress
9 4 (4.30%) IBM Notes
10 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (1.08%) Lync
11 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (30.11%) MS Excel
2 20 (21.51%) MS Office
3 14 (15.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.08%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.08%) GIMP
4 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.48%) DNS
2 19 (20.43%) TCP/IP
3 18 (19.35%) SSL
3 18 (19.35%) HTTP
3 18 (19.35%) VLAN
4 15 (16.13%) Firewall
5 14 (15.05%) SAN
5 14 (15.05%) SSH
6 11 (11.83%) DHCP
7 6 (6.45%) LAN
8 3 (3.23%) WAN
8 3 (3.23%) IPv4
8 3 (3.23%) DDNS
8 3 (3.23%) Wireless
9 2 (2.15%) NAS
10 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.08%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.08%) Intranet
10 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) MySQL
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.08%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (18.28%) Publishing
2 6 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (29.03%) Support Engineer
2 16 (17.20%) Analyst
3 13 (13.98%) Developer
4 12 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (11.83%) C# Developer
6 10 (10.75%) Senior Developer
7 9 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (9.68%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (9.68%) .NET Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (7.53%) Technical Support
10 5 (5.38%) Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (4.30%) Technical Analyst
12 3 (3.23%) Technical Support Analyst
12 3 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.98%) LAMP
2 12 (12.90%) .NET
2 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 11 (11.83%) WinForms
3 11 (11.83%) WPF
4 2 (2.15%) Ajax
4 2 (2.15%) HTML
4 2 (2.15%) XML
5 1 (1.08%) CSS
5 1 (1.08%) Web Services
5 1 (1.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Open Source
2 7 (7.53%) VLE
3 3 (3.23%) Wiki
4 2 (2.15%) iPhone
4 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.15%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (24.73%) Linux
3 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.68%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (7.53%) Windows NT
7 4 (4.30%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.23%) AIX
8 3 (3.23%) Solaris
9 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.35%) Load Balancing
2 16 (17.20%) Change Control
2 16 (17.20%) Migration
3 11 (11.83%) TDD
4 10 (10.75%) Time Management
5 8 (8.60%) UML
6 7 (7.53%) ITIL
7 5 (5.38%) Content Management
8 3 (3.23%) Security Architecture
8 3 (3.23%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.15%) Project Management
10 1 (1.08%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (1.08%) Performance Management
10 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.08%) OO
10 1 (1.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.88%) SQL
2 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 18 (19.35%) Bash Shell
2 18 (19.35%) Perl
3 13 (13.98%) PHP
4 12 (12.90%) C#
5 8 (8.60%) C++
6 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.30%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.23%) Degree
3 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) MCSE
5 1 (1.08%) MCSA
5 1 (1.08%) CCNA
5 1 (1.08%) CCA
5 1 (1.08%) MCITP
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (68.82%) Active Directory
2 24 (25.81%) vSphere
3 21 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (19.35%) Forefront TMG
5 14 (15.05%) XenApp
6 13 (13.98%) XenServer
7 11 (11.83%) Hyper-V
8 9 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (8.60%) Shibboleth
9 8 (8.60%) Terminal Services
10 4 (4.30%) ISA Server
11 3 (3.23%) PowerHA
12 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
13 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (19.35%) Backup Exec
2 17 (18.28%) WSUS
3 1 (1.08%) SCCM
3 1 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (59.14%) Microsoft
2 41 (44.09%) Citrix
3 35 (37.63%) VMware
4 18 (19.35%) Altiris
5 17 (18.28%) Cisco
6 12 (12.90%) NetApp
7 8 (8.60%) HP
7 8 (8.60%) Dell
8 7 (7.53%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.38%) Sage
10 4 (4.30%) SonicWALL
10 4 (4.30%) Lotus
11 3 (3.23%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.15%) Kofax
12 2 (2.15%) Oracle
12 2 (2.15%) Business Objects
12 2 (2.15%) SAP
13 1 (1.08%) Juniper
13 1 (1.08%) Telerik
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