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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 36 26 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 34.95% 29.89% 20.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.26% 86.67% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 18
Average salary £30,000 £25,750 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.50% -8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £17,950 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,100 £35,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
46 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 44.66% 34.48% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 21
Average salary £28,000 £23,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.14% -18.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £17,950 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,750 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 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 19 September 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 26 £26,000 +0.97% 4
Shrewsbury - 3 £42,500 - 1
Ludlow - 1 £42,000 -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 65 (69.15%) Active Directory
2 57 (60.64%) Microsoft
3 55 (58.51%) Citrix
4 45 (47.87%) VMware
5 40 (42.55%) MS Exchange
6 34 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (32.98%) Exchange Server 2010
8 28 (29.79%) DNS
9 26 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2013
10 25 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (22.34%) TCP/IP
11 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (21.28%) vSphere
12 20 (21.28%) XenApp
13 18 (19.15%) MS Excel
13 18 (19.15%) Cisco
14 17 (18.09%) SAN
15 16 (17.02%) Firewall
15 16 (17.02%) SQL
15 16 (17.02%) MS Office
16 14 (14.89%) DHCP
16 14 (14.89%) NetApp
16 14 (14.89%) XenServer
16 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2003
17 13 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2007
17 13 (13.83%) Migration
17 13 (13.83%) Linux
17 13 (13.83%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (42.55%) MS Exchange
2 31 (32.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (11.70%) IIS
7 7 (7.45%) Apache
7 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
8 5 (5.32%) WordPress
8 5 (5.32%) Moodle
9 4 (4.26%) IBM Notes
10 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (1.06%) Lync
11 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.02%) MS Office
3 6 (6.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.06%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.06%) GIMP
4 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.19%) Office 365
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.79%) DNS
2 21 (22.34%) TCP/IP
3 17 (18.09%) SAN
4 16 (17.02%) Firewall
5 14 (14.89%) DHCP
6 7 (7.45%) HTTP
6 7 (7.45%) SSL
6 7 (7.45%) VLAN
7 6 (6.38%) LAN
7 6 (6.38%) SSH
8 4 (4.26%) Wireless
9 3 (3.19%) NAS
9 3 (3.19%) DDNS
9 3 (3.19%) WAN
9 3 (3.19%) IPv4
10 1 (1.06%) VPN
10 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.06%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) MySQL
3 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.06%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (6.38%) Publishing
2 5 (5.32%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Legal
3 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (22.34%) Support Engineer
2 18 (19.15%) Analyst
3 13 (13.83%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (12.77%) Support Analyst
5 11 (11.70%) Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (11.70%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.51%) .NET Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Technical Support
8 7 (7.45%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (7.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.32%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.77%) .NET
2 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET
2 10 (10.64%) WinForms
2 10 (10.64%) WPF
3 6 (6.38%) LAMP
4 2 (2.13%) XML
5 1 (1.06%) HTML
5 1 (1.06%) CSS
5 1 (1.06%) jQuery
5 1 (1.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Open Source
2 4 (4.26%) Clustering
3 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.13%) iPhone
3 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (13.83%) Linux
4 9 (9.57%) Windows NT
4 9 (9.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.13%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.13%) UNIX
8 1 (1.06%) AIX
8 1 (1.06%) HPUX
8 1 (1.06%) Solaris
8 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.83%) Migration
2 12 (12.77%) Mentoring
3 11 (11.70%) ITIL
3 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.64%) TDD
5 8 (8.51%) UML
6 7 (7.45%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.32%) Time Management
7 5 (5.32%) Change Control
7 5 (5.32%) Content Management
7 5 (5.32%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.13%) Project Management
8 2 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.06%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.06%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.06%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.06%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (1.06%) OO
9 1 (1.06%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.02%) SQL
2 12 (12.77%) C#
3 8 (8.51%) C++
4 7 (7.45%) Perl
4 7 (7.45%) PowerShell
4 7 (7.45%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.38%) PHP
6 2 (2.13%) VBScript
6 2 (2.13%) VB
6 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.06%) Java
7 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.51%) MCSE
3 7 (7.45%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.19%) CCA
5 3 (3.19%) Degree
6 2 (2.13%) MCITP
6 2 (2.13%) MCSA
7 1 (1.06%) CCNA
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.06%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (69.15%) Active Directory
2 25 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (21.28%) XenApp
3 20 (21.28%) vSphere
4 14 (14.89%) XenServer
5 12 (12.77%) Hyper-V
6 10 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (8.51%) Terminal Services
8 7 (7.45%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (4.26%) Shibboleth
10 2 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (1.06%) Xen
11 1 (1.06%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) Backup Exec
2 6 (6.38%) WSUS
3 1 (1.06%) SCCM
3 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (60.64%) Microsoft
2 55 (58.51%) Citrix
3 45 (47.87%) VMware
4 18 (19.15%) Cisco
5 14 (14.89%) NetApp
6 11 (11.70%) HP
7 8 (8.51%) Dell
7 8 (8.51%) CheckPoint
8 7 (7.45%) Altiris
9 5 (5.32%) SonicWALL
9 5 (5.32%) Sage
10 4 (4.26%) Lotus
10 4 (4.26%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.13%) Kofax
11 2 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (2.13%) Business Objects
11 2 (2.13%) SAP
12 1 (1.06%) IBM
12 1 (1.06%) Juniper
12 1 (1.06%) Oracle
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Salary: From £35,784 to £38,422 per annum
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