The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 20 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 35 69 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 12.11% 24.47% 13.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.04% 92.00% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 26 56 32
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% +51.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,405 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 75 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 18.34% 26.60% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 38 62 32
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% +51.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Windows
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Solihull region.

Windows Salary Trend in Solihull

Windows
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 52 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 49 (53.26%) Finance
3 40 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (36.96%) Microsoft
5 32 (34.78%) VMware
6 27 (29.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (29.35%) SQL Server
7 25 (27.17%) MS Exchange
8 23 (25.00%) MS Office
8 23 (25.00%) ITIL
9 22 (23.91%) Windows 7
10 21 (22.83%) LAN
11 20 (21.74%) DHCP
11 20 (21.74%) Cisco
12 19 (20.65%) WAN
12 19 (20.65%) MS Excel
12 19 (20.65%) SQL
13 17 (18.48%) Service Delivery
13 17 (18.48%) Firewall
13 17 (18.48%) WSUS
14 16 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (17.39%) DNS
15 15 (16.30%) Citrix
15 15 (16.30%) .NET
15 15 (16.30%) Security Cleared
15 15 (16.30%) vSphere
15 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (15.22%) ITIL V3
16 14 (15.22%) Server Monitoring
16 14 (15.22%) Operations Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 25 (27.17%) MS Exchange
2 16 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (15.22%) IIS
4 13 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.52%) Lync
7 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.17%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.17%) CMS
9 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.09%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (25.00%) MS Office
2 19 (20.65%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.35%) MS Project
4 1 (1.09%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.83%) LAN
2 20 (21.74%) DHCP
3 19 (20.65%) WAN
4 17 (18.48%) Firewall
5 16 (17.39%) DNS
6 14 (15.22%) SAN
7 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 11 (11.96%) VPN
9 5 (5.43%) Internet
10 4 (4.35%) NAS
11 3 (3.26%) Wireless
12 2 (2.17%) VLAN
12 2 (2.17%) FTP
13 1 (1.09%) Structured Cabling
13 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
13 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Subversion
2 3 (3.26%) MSI
3 1 (1.09%) Ant
3 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (53.26%) Finance
2 14 (15.22%) Retail
3 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.61%) Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Analyst
2 18 (19.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 15 (16.30%) Network Analyst
4 14 (15.22%) Support Analyst
4 14 (15.22%) Technical Manager
4 14 (15.22%) Senior Network Analyst
4 14 (15.22%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 14 (15.22%) IT Technical Manager
4 14 (15.22%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (14.13%) Consultant
6 10 (10.87%) Developer
6 10 (10.87%) .NET Developer
7 8 (8.70%) IT Support
8 7 (7.61%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (7.61%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (7.61%) VB.NET Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Applications Consultant
10 5 (5.43%) Architect
10 5 (5.43%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.30%) .NET
2 14 (15.22%) XML
3 11 (11.96%) Web Services
4 10 (10.87%) HTML
5 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET
5 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (3.26%) Application Packaging
6 3 (3.26%) CSS
7 2 (2.17%) WCF
8 1 (1.09%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.09%) SOAP
8 1 (1.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) Clustering
2 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.09%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (29.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (23.91%) Windows 7
4 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.87%) Windows 8
6 9 (9.78%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.52%) Linux
8 5 (5.43%) UNIX
9 3 (3.26%) Solaris
10 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) ITIL
2 17 (18.48%) Service Delivery
3 14 (15.22%) Operations Management
3 14 (15.22%) ITIL V3
3 14 (15.22%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
4 6 (6.52%) Project Management
5 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.43%) CRM
6 4 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.35%) Performance Testing
6 4 (4.35%) Change Control
6 4 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.26%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.26%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (2.17%) Change Management
8 2 (2.17%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.17%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.65%) SQL
2 11 (11.96%) VB
3 7 (7.61%) VB.NET
3 7 (7.61%) VB6
4 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.35%) VBScript
4 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.26%) Perl
5 3 (3.26%) PHP
5 3 (3.26%) C
5 3 (3.26%) C#
5 3 (3.26%) C++
5 3 (3.26%) Java
5 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (16.30%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.13%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (13.04%) CCNA
4 10 (10.87%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.70%) Degree
6 5 (5.43%) CCEE
6 5 (5.43%) CCIA
6 5 (5.43%) CCA
6 5 (5.43%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.17%) MCSE
8 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.09%) MCITP
9 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 52 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.30%) vSphere
3 13 (14.13%) VMware ESX
3 13 (14.13%) Hyper-V
4 12 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (9.78%) XenApp
5 9 (9.78%) XenDesktop
6 8 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.17%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (18.48%) WSUS
2 8 (8.70%) SCCM
3 4 (4.35%) SCOM
4 3 (3.26%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.09%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 34 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 32 (34.78%) VMware
3 20 (21.74%) Cisco
4 15 (16.30%) Citrix
5 12 (13.04%) Fujitsu
6 9 (9.78%) AppSense
7 5 (5.43%) HP
7 5 (5.43%) Dell
8 3 (3.26%) Sybase
8 3 (3.26%) Progress
8 3 (3.26%) Veritas
8 3 (3.26%) Sage
8 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.17%) Symantec
9 2 (2.17%) Remedy
9 2 (2.17%) McAfee
9 2 (2.17%) BMC
9 2 (2.17%) NetApp
9 2 (2.17%) Capita
9 2 (2.17%) EPiServer
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