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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 40 46 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 33.33% 22.44% 12.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.91% 71.88% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 16
Average salary £36,250 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,250 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £45,000 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 64 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 36.67% 31.22% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 40 43 31
Average salary £27,250 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.16% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Telford 0 33 £37,500 +41.50% 5
Shrewsbury +1 4 £40,000 - 2
Ellesmere -1 1 £30,000 +136.22%
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 31 (56.36%) Active Directory
3 25 (45.45%) DNS
4 24 (43.64%) SQL
4 24 (43.64%) MS Office
4 24 (43.64%) Linux
5 22 (40.00%) IIS
5 22 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 18 (32.73%) HTTP
6 18 (32.73%) Perl
6 18 (32.73%) Bash Shell
7 17 (30.91%) Load Balancing
7 17 (30.91%) PowerShell
7 17 (30.91%) Altiris
7 17 (30.91%) VLAN
7 17 (30.91%) Forefront TMG
7 17 (30.91%) SSL
7 17 (30.91%) Apache
7 17 (30.91%) Backup Exec
8 16 (29.09%) Publishing
8 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (29.09%) WSUS
9 15 (27.27%) Open Source
9 15 (27.27%) Change Control
9 15 (27.27%) MySQL
10 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (23.64%) vSphere
11 13 (23.64%) SSH
11 13 (23.64%) PHP
11 13 (23.64%) MS Visio

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (40.00%) IIS
2 17 (30.91%) Apache
3 12 (21.82%) Moodle
4 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
5 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
6 4 (7.27%) WordPress
7 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.82%) Lync
9 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (43.64%) MS Office
2 22 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (23.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.82%) GIMP
4 1 (1.82%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (45.45%) DNS
2 18 (32.73%) HTTP
3 17 (30.91%) VLAN
3 17 (30.91%) SSL
4 13 (23.64%) SSH
5 11 (20.00%) Firewall
6 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
7 7 (12.73%) SAN
8 5 (9.09%) DHCP
9 3 (5.45%) DDNS
9 3 (5.45%) IPv4
10 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.82%) NAS
10 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.82%) Intranet
10 1 (1.82%) Internet
10 1 (1.82%) FTP
10 1 (1.82%) VPN
10 1 (1.82%) LAN
10 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) MySQL
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.64%) QlikView
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.82%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (29.09%) Publishing
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (10.91%) Service Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Desktop Support
5 6 (10.91%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (9.09%) Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Support
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) LAMP
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.45%) WPF
3 3 (5.45%) WinForms
3 3 (5.45%) XML
3 3 (5.45%) HTML
4 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 2 (3.64%) Ajax
5 1 (1.82%) jQuery
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Open Source
2 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) VLE
3 3 (5.45%) Wiki
4 2 (3.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.82%) Statistics
5 1 (1.82%) Informatics
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Linux
2 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (21.82%) Windows 2000 Server
5 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
6 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.45%) AIX
7 3 (5.45%) Solaris
7 3 (5.45%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.82%) CentOS
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Load Balancing
2 15 (27.27%) Change Control
3 11 (20.00%) ITIL
4 9 (16.36%) Time Management
5 6 (10.91%) Service Desk Management
6 4 (7.27%) Migration
6 4 (7.27%) Content Management
7 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.45%) TDD
7 3 (5.45%) Security Architecture
8 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.64%) UML
8 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.82%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (1.82%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) SQL
2 18 (32.73%) Perl
2 18 (32.73%) Bash Shell
3 17 (30.91%) PowerShell
4 13 (23.64%) PHP
5 4 (7.27%) C#
6 2 (3.64%) C++
6 2 (3.64%) VBA
6 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.82%) PHP5
7 1 (1.82%) Java
7 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) MCSE
4 2 (3.64%) MCSA
4 2 (3.64%) CCA
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.64%) HND
4 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (56.36%) Active Directory
2 17 (30.91%) Forefront TMG
3 13 (23.64%) vSphere
4 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 7 (12.73%) Shibboleth
6 4 (7.27%) Terminal Services
6 4 (7.27%) ISA Server
6 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (7.27%) XenServer
7 3 (5.45%) PowerHA
8 1 (1.82%) Xen
8 1 (1.82%) XenApp
8 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (30.91%) Backup Exec
2 16 (29.09%) WSUS
3 1 (1.82%) Munin
3 1 (1.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.91%) Altiris
3 12 (21.82%) Cisco
4 10 (18.18%) Citrix
5 8 (14.55%) VMware
6 7 (12.73%) Dell
7 6 (10.91%) NetApp
8 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle
9 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
9 2 (3.64%) SAP
9 2 (3.64%) Lotus
10 1 (1.82%) Telerik
10 1 (1.82%) Kofax
10 1 (1.82%) Juniper
10 1 (1.82%) HP
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