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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 45 26 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 31.91% 17.81% 28.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.54% 66.67% 89.19%
Number of salaries quoted 41 18 32
Average salary £30,000 £21,976 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.51% -32.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
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
52 39 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 36.88% 26.71% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 44 21 35
Average salary £30,500 £20,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.78% -32.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 December 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 December 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 +2 37 £30,000 +46.34% 5
Shrewsbury -2 1 £18,500 -15.81% 3
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 47 (58.02%) Citrix
1 47 (58.02%) Active Directory
2 45 (55.56%) VMware
3 43 (53.09%) Microsoft
4 40 (49.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (41.98%) DNS
6 29 (35.80%) MS Exchange
7 26 (32.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (27.16%) SQL Server
10 21 (25.93%) TCP/IP
11 20 (24.69%) Firewall
12 19 (23.46%) Linux
13 18 (22.22%) SAN
13 18 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (20.99%) DHCP
14 17 (20.99%) HP
14 17 (20.99%) Cisco
15 16 (19.75%) SQL
15 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (17.28%) VPN
17 13 (16.05%) DDNS
17 13 (16.05%) MCSE
17 13 (16.05%) XenApp
18 12 (14.81%) NAS
19 11 (13.58%) SQL Server 2005
19 11 (13.58%) vSphere
20 10 (12.35%) ITIL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (35.80%) MS Exchange
2 18 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.70%) Apache
6 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.47%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.47%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Office
2 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (41.98%) DNS
2 21 (25.93%) TCP/IP
3 20 (24.69%) Firewall
4 18 (22.22%) SAN
5 17 (20.99%) DHCP
6 14 (17.28%) VPN
7 13 (16.05%) DDNS
8 12 (14.81%) NAS
9 7 (8.64%) IP Telephony
9 7 (8.64%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (6.17%) VLAN
11 3 (3.70%) IPv4
11 3 (3.70%) IPv6
12 2 (2.47%) LAN
12 2 (2.47%) VoIP
12 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (1.23%) Wireless
13 1 (1.23%) WAN
13 1 (1.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.23%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.47%) Back Office
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Support Engineer
1 13 (16.05%) Technical Engineer
2 11 (13.58%) Network Engineer
3 10 (12.35%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (9.88%) Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) PHP Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Network Support
6 4 (4.94%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.70%) Administrator
7 3 (3.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) .NET
2 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.17%) XML
4 4 (4.94%) EDIFACT
4 4 (4.94%) WinForms
4 4 (4.94%) WPF
4 4 (4.94%) HTML
4 4 (4.94%) SOAP
5 1 (1.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Clustering
2 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (49.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (23.46%) Linux
4 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.35%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.17%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.94%) Windows NT
7 4 (4.94%) UNIX
8 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.23%) AIX
10 1 (1.23%) HPUX
10 1 (1.23%) Solaris
10 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.35%) ITIL
2 5 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (6.17%) Migration
2 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
3 4 (4.94%) Web Development
3 4 (4.94%) TDD
4 3 (3.70%) Network Design
4 3 (3.70%) UML
4 3 (3.70%) Time Management
5 2 (2.47%) Data Protection
5 2 (2.47%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (2.47%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.47%) Software Licensing
5 2 (2.47%) OOP
5 2 (2.47%) OO
5 2 (2.47%) ETL
5 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.47%) Data Security
5 2 (2.47%) Data Management
6 1 (1.23%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) SQL
2 10 (12.35%) C#
3 8 (9.88%) VB
4 4 (4.94%) VB.NET
4 4 (4.94%) PHP
4 4 (4.94%) VBScript
5 3 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (32.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (16.05%) MCSE
3 10 (12.35%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.64%) MCSA
4 7 (8.64%) CCNA
4 7 (8.64%) CCA
5 5 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.94%) Degree
7 2 (2.47%) MCITP
8 1 (1.23%) CISSP
8 1 (1.23%) CISM
8 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.23%) MCTS
8 1 (1.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (58.02%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.05%) XenApp
4 11 (13.58%) vSphere
5 8 (9.88%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
7 5 (6.17%) XenServer
8 3 (3.70%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Nagios
2 1 (1.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (58.02%) Citrix
2 45 (55.56%) VMware
3 43 (53.09%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.99%) HP
4 17 (20.99%) Cisco
5 8 (9.88%) Brocade
6 7 (8.64%) Mitel
7 6 (7.41%) SonicWALL
7 6 (7.41%) NetApp
8 5 (6.17%) Sage
8 5 (6.17%) 3PAR
9 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.94%) Progress
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle
10 3 (3.70%) Avaya
10 3 (3.70%) Juniper
10 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.47%) Remedy
11 2 (2.47%) Lotus
11 2 (2.47%) Barracuda Networks
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