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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 63 54 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 22.26% 19.71% 15.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.82% 81.82% 78.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 29
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,250 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £43,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
77 66 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 27.21% 24.09% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 45 36 32
Average salary £29,250 £37,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 4 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 54 (55.10%) VMware
2 45 (45.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (44.90%) Windows 7
4 43 (43.88%) Citrix
5 38 (38.78%) XenApp
6 37 (37.76%) XenDesktop
6 37 (37.76%) Security Cleared
6 37 (37.76%) Microsoft
7 35 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 35 (35.71%) AppSense
7 35 (35.71%) SC Cleared
8 29 (29.59%) SQL Server
9 28 (28.57%) CCA
9 28 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
10 27 (27.55%) Fujitsu
10 27 (27.55%) CCEE
10 27 (27.55%) CCIA
11 24 (24.49%) Active Directory
12 22 (22.45%) JavaScript
13 19 (19.39%) ITIL
13 19 (19.39%) MS Excel
14 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (15.31%) .NET
16 14 (14.29%) SQL
16 14 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (11.22%) Web Services
18 11 (11.22%) CRM
19 10 (10.20%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 10 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.04%) IIS
3 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.02%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (1.02%) CMS
4 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (19.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) DNS
2 6 (6.12%) LAN
2 6 (6.12%) VLAN
3 5 (5.10%) WebEx
3 5 (5.10%) WAN
4 4 (4.08%) SAN
4 4 (4.08%) Internet
4 4 (4.08%) VPN
4 4 (4.08%) DHCP
4 4 (4.08%) Firewall
4 4 (4.08%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.04%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.04%) DMZ
7 1 (1.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.06%) MSTest
3 1 (1.02%) Selenium
3 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (1.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Architect
1 35 (35.71%) Citrix Architect
2 10 (10.20%) CRM Consultant
2 10 (10.20%) Developer
2 10 (10.20%) Consultant
2 10 (10.20%) Applications Consultant
3 9 (9.18%) Analyst
3 9 (9.18%) .NET Developer
3 9 (9.18%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (8.16%) C# Developer
4 8 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Team Leader
6 6 (6.12%) Junior
7 5 (5.10%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 5 (5.10%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Graduate
8 4 (4.08%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.31%) .NET
2 11 (11.22%) Web Services
3 10 (10.20%) jQuery
4 9 (9.18%) WCF
4 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (9.18%) WinForms
4 9 (9.18%) HTML
4 9 (9.18%) CSS
5 8 (8.16%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.10%) Ajax
6 5 (5.10%) XML
7 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.02%) CSS3
8 1 (1.02%) HTML5
8 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.02%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (1.02%) LAMP
8 1 (1.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.08%) EqualLogic
3 3 (3.06%) Statistics
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 44 (44.90%) Windows 7
2 14 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (9.18%) Linux
5 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.08%) UNIX
6 4 (4.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.04%) Solaris
8 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) ITIL
2 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.22%) CRM
4 10 (10.20%) Waterfall
5 8 (8.16%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.14%) Project Management
7 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.08%) Migration
8 4 (4.08%) Manual Testing
9 3 (3.06%) Performance Testing
9 3 (3.06%) Release Management
9 3 (3.06%) Automated Testing
9 3 (3.06%) Test Automation
9 3 (3.06%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.06%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.04%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.04%) Data Governance
10 2 (2.04%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.45%) JavaScript
2 14 (14.29%) SQL
3 10 (10.20%) VB.NET
4 9 (9.18%) VB
4 9 (9.18%) C#
5 8 (8.16%) C
6 5 (5.10%) VB6
6 5 (5.10%) VBScript
7 1 (1.02%) XPath
7 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.02%) Java
7 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (37.76%) Security Cleared
2 35 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 28 (28.57%) CCA
3 28 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
4 27 (27.55%) CCEE
4 27 (27.55%) CCIA
5 5 (5.10%) CCNA
5 5 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.08%) CCNP
7 3 (3.06%) Degree
7 3 (3.06%) ISEB
8 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.02%) MCTS
9 1 (1.02%) MCITP
9 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.02%) MCP
9 1 (1.02%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (45.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (38.78%) XenApp
3 37 (37.76%) XenDesktop
4 35 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (24.49%) Active Directory
6 9 (9.18%) vSphere
7 8 (8.16%) Hyper-V
8 5 (5.10%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.04%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.02%) Nagios
Vendors
1 54 (55.10%) VMware
2 43 (43.88%) Citrix
3 37 (37.76%) Microsoft
4 35 (35.71%) AppSense
5 27 (27.55%) Fujitsu
6 9 (9.18%) NetApp
7 8 (8.16%) Dell
8 7 (7.14%) Symantec
9 2 (2.04%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.02%) EPiServer
10 1 (1.02%) Nimsoft
10 1 (1.02%) Veeam
10 1 (1.02%) Apple
10 1 (1.02%) Remedy
10 1 (1.02%) EMC
10 1 (1.02%) Adobe
10 1 (1.02%) Cisco
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