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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 55 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.73% 13.22% 23.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.34% 55.17% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 50 14 19
Average salary £30,750 £20,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.75% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,450 £19,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £24,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
73 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.46% 23.97% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 53 16 26
Average salary £30,500 £20,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.50% -34.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,750 £33,500
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +13 42 £30,500 +52.50% 5
Shrewsbury 0 3 £44,000 +100.21%
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 48 (55.81%) Citrix
2 47 (54.65%) VMware
2 47 (54.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (52.33%) Microsoft
4 43 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 38 (44.19%) DNS
6 31 (36.05%) MS Exchange
7 29 (33.72%) TCP/IP
8 28 (32.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (31.40%) Linux
10 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
11 24 (27.91%) Firewall
12 23 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (25.58%) SAN
13 22 (25.58%) Cisco
14 21 (24.42%) SQL
15 20 (23.26%) VPN
15 20 (23.26%) DDNS
16 17 (19.77%) HP
16 17 (19.77%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (19.77%) NAS
17 16 (18.60%) Hyper-V
18 15 (17.44%) Citrix Certification
19 14 (16.28%) DHCP
19 14 (16.28%) Clustering
19 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
20 13 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
21 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
21 12 (13.95%) Brocade

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 31 (36.05%) MS Exchange
2 17 (19.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (9.30%) Apache
5 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.65%) IIS
7 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Office
2 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) SaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (44.19%) DNS
2 29 (33.72%) TCP/IP
3 24 (27.91%) Firewall
4 22 (25.58%) SAN
5 20 (23.26%) VPN
5 20 (23.26%) DDNS
6 17 (19.77%) NAS
7 14 (16.28%) DHCP
8 11 (12.79%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (11.63%) IP Telephony
10 8 (9.30%) VLAN
11 7 (8.14%) LAN
12 6 (6.98%) WAN
12 6 (6.98%) IPv4
12 6 (6.98%) IPv6
13 5 (5.81%) VoIP
13 5 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (3.49%) SNMP
15 2 (2.33%) Internet
16 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.65%) MySQL
7 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.16%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Back Office
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (22.09%) Support Engineer
2 14 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (16.28%) Technical Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Network Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (9.30%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (8.14%) Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.81%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Network Support
6 5 (5.81%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) .NET
2 5 (5.81%) XML
2 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.65%) EDIFACT
3 4 (4.65%) HTML
3 4 (4.65%) SOAP
4 3 (3.49%) WinForms
4 3 (3.49%) WPF
5 2 (2.33%) COM
6 1 (1.16%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (1.16%) SAP BC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Clustering
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (54.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (31.40%) Linux
4 23 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.47%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.14%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.81%) Ubuntu
7 5 (5.81%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (4.65%) Windows NT
8 4 (4.65%) UNIX
9 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.49%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.16%) AIX
11 1 (1.16%) HPUX
11 1 (1.16%) Solaris
11 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.47%) ITIL
2 6 (6.98%) Network Design
3 5 (5.81%) Time Management
4 4 (4.65%) Mentoring
4 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.65%) Web Development
5 3 (3.49%) UML
5 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.49%) Migration
5 3 (3.49%) TDD
6 2 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.33%) Software Licensing
6 2 (2.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.33%) Data Management
6 2 (2.33%) Data Security
6 2 (2.33%) OOP
6 2 (2.33%) OO
6 2 (2.33%) ETL
7 1 (1.16%) ERP
7 1 (1.16%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.42%) SQL
2 10 (11.63%) C#
3 8 (9.30%) VB
4 5 (5.81%) VBScript
5 4 (4.65%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.65%) PHP
6 3 (3.49%) C++
6 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (32.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (17.44%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (12.79%) MCSE
4 10 (11.63%) CCNA
4 10 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (10.47%) CCA
6 8 (9.30%) MCSA
7 7 (8.14%) Degree
8 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.16%) CCNP
9 1 (1.16%) CISSP
9 1 (1.16%) CISM
9 1 (1.16%) MCTS
9 1 (1.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.60%) Hyper-V
3 13 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.30%) XenApp
5 6 (6.98%) vSphere
6 5 (5.81%) Terminal Services
6 5 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.65%) XenServer
8 2 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) Nagios
2 1 (1.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 48 (55.81%) Citrix
2 47 (54.65%) VMware
3 45 (52.33%) Microsoft
4 22 (25.58%) Cisco
5 17 (19.77%) HP
6 12 (13.95%) Brocade
7 7 (8.14%) Mitel
7 7 (8.14%) SonicWALL
8 5 (5.81%) NetApp
8 5 (5.81%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.65%) 3PAR
9 4 (4.65%) Avaya
9 4 (4.65%) Progress
10 3 (3.49%) Oracle
10 3 (3.49%) Juniper
11 2 (2.33%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (2.33%) Sage
11 2 (2.33%) Remedy
11 2 (2.33%) Lotus
12 1 (1.16%) IBM
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