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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 41 28 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.42% 34.15% 20.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.00% 77.78% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 25
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £17,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £34,000 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
50 36 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 48.08% 43.90% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 43 26 31
Average salary £31,500 £26,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.86% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £17,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 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 August 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 31 £32,000 +28.00% 1
Shrewsbury - 2 £42,500 -
Ludlow - 1 £42,000 -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 69 (70.41%) Active Directory
2 62 (63.27%) Microsoft
3 52 (53.06%) Citrix
4 43 (43.88%) VMware
5 39 (39.80%) MS Exchange
6 33 (33.67%) DNS
6 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (31.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (26.53%) vSphere
9 25 (25.51%) MS Excel
9 25 (25.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 24 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (22.45%) MS Office
12 21 (21.43%) SQL
12 21 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (20.41%) XenApp
13 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (19.39%) TCP/IP
14 19 (19.39%) Linux
15 17 (17.35%) IIS
15 17 (17.35%) Cisco
16 16 (16.33%) SAN
17 15 (15.31%) Firewall
18 14 (14.29%) NetApp
18 14 (14.29%) DHCP
19 13 (13.27%) HTTP
19 13 (13.27%) SSL
19 13 (13.27%) Perl
19 13 (13.27%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 39 (39.80%) MS Exchange
2 31 (31.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (25.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (17.35%) IIS
5 13 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (11.22%) Apache
6 11 (11.22%) SharePoint
7 9 (9.18%) Moodle
8 5 (5.10%) WordPress
9 4 (4.08%) IBM Notes
10 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.02%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (1.02%) Lync
11 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (25.51%) MS Excel
2 22 (22.45%) MS Office
3 12 (12.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.02%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.02%) GIMP
4 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (33.67%) DNS
2 19 (19.39%) TCP/IP
3 16 (16.33%) SAN
4 15 (15.31%) Firewall
5 14 (14.29%) DHCP
6 13 (13.27%) HTTP
6 13 (13.27%) SSL
6 13 (13.27%) VLAN
7 12 (12.24%) SSH
8 6 (6.12%) LAN
9 4 (4.08%) Wireless
10 3 (3.06%) DDNS
10 3 (3.06%) WAN
10 3 (3.06%) IPv4
11 2 (2.04%) NAS
12 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.02%) VPN
12 1 (1.02%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) MySQL
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.02%) DTS
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.02%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.24%) Publishing
2 5 (5.10%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Legal
3 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Support Engineer
2 16 (16.33%) Analyst
3 14 (14.29%) Developer
4 13 (13.27%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (12.24%) C# Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (11.22%) Senior Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Support Analyst
7 10 (10.20%) .NET Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Senior C# Developer
8 9 (9.18%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (9.18%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (9.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (7.14%) Technical Support
10 5 (5.10%) Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.27%) .NET
1 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET
2 12 (12.24%) WinForms
2 12 (12.24%) WPF
3 10 (10.20%) LAMP
4 2 (2.04%) Ajax
4 2 (2.04%) HTML
4 2 (2.04%) XML
5 1 (1.02%) CSS
5 1 (1.02%) Web Services
5 1 (1.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Open Source
2 4 (4.08%) VLE
3 3 (3.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (19.39%) Linux
4 9 (9.18%) Windows NT
4 9 (9.18%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.06%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.04%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.04%) UNIX
8 1 (1.02%) AIX
8 1 (1.02%) HPUX
8 1 (1.02%) Solaris
8 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.27%) Migration
1 13 (13.27%) Load Balancing
2 12 (12.24%) TDD
2 12 (12.24%) ITIL
3 11 (11.22%) Change Control
4 9 (9.18%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (9.18%) UML
5 7 (7.14%) Time Management
6 5 (5.10%) Content Management
7 2 (2.04%) Project Management
7 2 (2.04%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.02%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.02%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.02%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.02%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.02%) OO
8 1 (1.02%) CRM
8 1 (1.02%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.43%) SQL
2 13 (13.27%) PowerShell
2 13 (13.27%) Bash Shell
2 13 (13.27%) C#
2 13 (13.27%) Perl
3 10 (10.20%) PHP
4 9 (9.18%) C++
5 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.16%) MCSE
3 7 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.06%) CCA
5 3 (3.06%) Degree
6 2 (2.04%) MCITP
6 2 (2.04%) MCSA
7 1 (1.02%) CCNA
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.02%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (70.41%) Active Directory
2 26 (26.53%) vSphere
3 24 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (20.41%) XenApp
5 13 (13.27%) XenServer
5 13 (13.27%) Forefront TMG
6 12 (12.24%) Hyper-V
7 10 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (8.16%) Shibboleth
8 8 (8.16%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.02%) Xen
10 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) Backup Exec
2 12 (12.24%) WSUS
3 1 (1.02%) SCCM
3 1 (1.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 52 (53.06%) Citrix
3 43 (43.88%) VMware
4 17 (17.35%) Cisco
5 14 (14.29%) NetApp
6 13 (13.27%) Altiris
7 10 (10.20%) HP
8 8 (8.16%) Dell
9 7 (7.14%) CheckPoint
10 5 (5.10%) Sage
11 4 (4.08%) Lotus
11 4 (4.08%) SonicWALL
11 4 (4.08%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.04%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (2.04%) Kofax
12 2 (2.04%) Business Objects
12 2 (2.04%) SAP
13 1 (1.02%) IBM
13 1 (1.02%) Juniper
13 1 (1.02%) Telerik