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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 44 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 13.58% 18.11% 13.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.00% 60.76% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 23
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £24,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,400 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +1.38%
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
50 79 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 15.43% 29.81% 23.35%
Number of salaries quoted 35 45 29
Average salary £34,000 £26,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -30.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 39 (50.00%) VMware
2 38 (48.72%) Microsoft
3 30 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 26 (33.33%) ITIL
5 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
6 22 (28.21%) Windows 7
7 21 (26.92%) Citrix
8 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
10 16 (20.51%) vSphere
10 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (20.51%) XenApp
10 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (19.23%) SQL
12 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
12 14 (17.95%) XenDesktop
12 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
13 13 (16.67%) Fujitsu
13 13 (16.67%) CRM
14 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
14 12 (15.38%) MS Office
14 12 (15.38%) CCA
14 12 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
14 12 (15.38%) AppSense
14 12 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
14 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
14 12 (15.38%) Waterfall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.26%) IIS
3 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.85%) CMS
4 3 (3.85%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (2.56%) Lync
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.85%) IaaS
2 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) DNS
1 9 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.97%) iSCSI
2 7 (8.97%) SAN
3 6 (7.69%) Internet
3 6 (7.69%) LAN
4 5 (6.41%) WAN
5 4 (5.13%) VoIP
5 4 (5.13%) VLAN
5 4 (5.13%) VPN
6 3 (3.85%) DHCP
6 3 (3.85%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.56%) Firewall
7 2 (2.56%) NAS
8 1 (1.28%) 4G
8 1 (1.28%) Network Security
8 1 (1.28%) Broadband
8 1 (1.28%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 2 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (15.38%) Architect
1 12 (15.38%) Team Leader
1 12 (15.38%) Citrix Architect
2 11 (14.10%) Consultant
3 10 (12.82%) Applications Consultant
3 10 (12.82%) CRM Consultant
4 9 (11.54%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Junior
8 4 (5.13%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.85%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Network Technician
9 3 (3.85%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) .NET
2 7 (8.97%) Web Services
3 4 (5.13%) XML
3 4 (5.13%) WCF
3 4 (5.13%) HTML
3 4 (5.13%) CSS
4 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.85%) WinForms
4 3 (3.85%) jQuery
4 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.56%) Software Packaging
5 2 (2.56%) HTML5
5 2 (2.56%) Ajax
5 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.28%) CSS3
6 1 (1.28%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.28%) WPF
6 1 (1.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.56%) Clustering
3 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.28%) Statistics
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) iPhone
4 1 (1.28%) iPad
4 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Windows 7
2 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (12.82%) Linux
6 6 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.28%) UNIX
8 1 (1.28%) Solaris
8 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) ITIL
2 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.67%) CRM
4 12 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 10 (12.82%) Project Management
5 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.13%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.85%) Release Management
8 3 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.85%) Change Control
8 3 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.85%) Web Development
8 3 (3.85%) Supply Chain Management
8 3 (3.85%) Migration
9 2 (2.56%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.56%) Change Management
9 2 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.56%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
2 15 (19.23%) SQL
3 9 (11.54%) VBScript
4 6 (7.69%) C#
5 4 (5.13%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.85%) VB
7 2 (2.56%) VB6
7 2 (2.56%) C
8 1 (1.28%) XPath
8 1 (1.28%) Java
8 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 12 (15.38%) CCEE
2 12 (15.38%) CCIA
2 12 (15.38%) CCA
2 12 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (11.54%) CCNA
4 8 (10.26%) CCNP
4 8 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (7.69%) VCP4
6 3 (3.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.28%) MCP
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (20.51%) XenApp
3 16 (20.51%) vSphere
4 14 (17.95%) XenDesktop
5 12 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.13%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) SCOM
2 2 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.56%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) VMware
2 38 (48.72%) Microsoft
3 21 (26.92%) Citrix
4 13 (16.67%) Fujitsu
5 12 (15.38%) AppSense
6 11 (14.10%) Symantec
6 11 (14.10%) Dell
7 8 (10.26%) NetApp
8 7 (8.97%) Cisco
9 6 (7.69%) Apple
10 3 (3.85%) HP
10 3 (3.85%) EMC
10 3 (3.85%) EPiServer
11 1 (1.28%) Veeam
11 1 (1.28%) Nimsoft
11 1 (1.28%) Lotus
11 1 (1.28%) IBM
11 1 (1.28%) Adobe
11 1 (1.28%) Remedy
11 1 (1.28%) NEC
Solihull
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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