The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 43 54 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 15.30% 17.94% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.32% 80.60% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 38
Average salary £37,500 £31,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.11% +5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £18,900 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,050 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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 Solihull region.

Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
69 67 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 24.56% 22.26% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 47 53 40
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +31.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £18,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 47 (54.02%) Active Directory
1 47 (54.02%) Finance
1 47 (54.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 40 (45.98%) Microsoft
3 36 (41.38%) SQL Server
3 36 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (40.23%) VMware
5 26 (29.89%) MS Exchange
5 26 (29.89%) Windows 7
5 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (25.29%) Cisco
6 22 (25.29%) IIS
6 22 (25.29%) ITIL
7 20 (22.99%) MS Office
7 20 (22.99%) DHCP
7 20 (22.99%) vSphere
8 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (21.84%) DNS
8 19 (21.84%) Citrix
9 18 (20.69%) VB
10 17 (19.54%) SQL
10 17 (19.54%) SAN
11 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
11 16 (18.39%) LAN
11 16 (18.39%) WAN
11 16 (18.39%) Hyper-V
11 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
12 15 (17.24%) Retail
12 15 (17.24%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (29.89%) MS Exchange
2 22 (25.29%) IIS
3 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (13.79%) SharePoint
6 8 (9.20%) Lync
7 5 (5.75%) EPiServer CMS
7 5 (5.75%) CMS
7 5 (5.75%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (22.99%) MS Office
2 12 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.99%) DHCP
2 19 (21.84%) DNS
3 17 (19.54%) SAN
4 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
4 16 (18.39%) LAN
4 16 (18.39%) WAN
5 14 (16.09%) Firewall
6 10 (11.49%) Internet
7 8 (9.20%) VPN
8 7 (8.05%) NAS
9 5 (5.75%) VLAN
10 4 (4.60%) IP Telephony
11 3 (3.45%) Wireless
12 2 (2.30%) FTP
13 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Subversion
2 3 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 47 (54.02%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Retail
3 13 (14.94%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.05%) Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Analyst
2 17 (19.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (16.09%) Network Analyst
4 13 (14.94%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (14.94%) Consultant
4 13 (14.94%) Senior Network Analyst
4 13 (14.94%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (13.79%) .NET Developer
5 12 (13.79%) Developer
6 10 (11.49%) VB.NET Developer
7 9 (10.34%) Technical Manager
7 9 (10.34%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (10.34%) IT Technical Manager
8 8 (9.20%) Citrix Consultant
8 8 (9.20%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.24%) .NET
1 15 (17.24%) XML
2 12 (13.79%) Web Services
3 11 (12.64%) HTML
4 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
4 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (4.60%) Application Packaging
5 4 (4.60%) Software Packaging
6 2 (2.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Clustering
2 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 47 (54.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 36 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (29.89%) Windows 7
4 11 (12.64%) Windows 8
5 7 (8.05%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.45%) Linux
7 2 (2.30%) UNIX
8 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) ITIL
2 12 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 9 (10.34%) Operations Management
3 9 (10.34%) ITIL V3
3 9 (10.34%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (6.90%) Project Management
4 6 (6.90%) Change Control
4 6 (6.90%) Supply Chain Management
4 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.75%) Change Management
5 5 (5.75%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.75%) Unit Testing
5 5 (5.75%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (4.60%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.60%) Waterfall
6 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.45%) CRM
7 3 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.69%) VB
2 17 (19.54%) SQL
3 10 (11.49%) VB.NET
3 10 (11.49%) VB6
4 9 (10.34%) VBScript
5 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.30%) C#
8 1 (1.15%) C++
8 1 (1.15%) Java
8 1 (1.15%) Perl
8 1 (1.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (13.79%) CCNA
3 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.75%) Degree
5 3 (3.45%) CCA
5 3 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.45%) CCEE
5 3 (3.45%) CCIA
6 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.15%) MCSE
7 1 (1.15%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (54.02%) Active Directory
2 20 (22.99%) vSphere
3 16 (18.39%) Hyper-V
4 15 (17.24%) VMware ESX
5 11 (12.64%) XenApp
5 11 (12.64%) XenDesktop
6 9 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.30%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) WSUS
2 9 (10.34%) SCCM
3 7 (8.05%) SCOM
4 4 (4.60%) SCDPM
5 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (45.98%) Microsoft
2 35 (40.23%) VMware
3 22 (25.29%) Cisco
4 19 (21.84%) Citrix
5 13 (14.94%) Fujitsu
6 11 (12.64%) AppSense
7 8 (9.20%) HP
8 5 (5.75%) EPiServer
9 4 (4.60%) Dell
10 3 (3.45%) EMC
10 3 (3.45%) Symantec
10 3 (3.45%) Remedy
10 3 (3.45%) Veritas
11 2 (2.30%) McAfee
11 2 (2.30%) BMC
12 1 (1.15%) NetApp
12 1 (1.15%) Lotus
12 1 (1.15%) Sage
12 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.15%) IBM
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