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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 20 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 21 36 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 8.47% 10.91% 21.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% 78.26% 65.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 47
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £20,248 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £47,500 £41,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
30 46 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 12.10% 13.94% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 58
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £20,248 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £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 12 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 25 (42.37%) VMware
3 21 (35.59%) SQL
4 19 (32.20%) Linux
4 19 (32.20%) Windows Server
5 18 (30.51%) Firewall
6 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
6 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
6 16 (27.12%) Cisco
6 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (25.42%) NetApp
8 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (18.64%) Degree
9 11 (18.64%) Web Services
10 10 (16.95%) ITIL
10 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (16.95%) Finance
10 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
11 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (15.25%) Firmware
11 9 (15.25%) SAN
12 8 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (13.56%) Dell
12 8 (13.56%) DNS
12 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
12 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
12 8 (13.56%) WSUS
13 7 (11.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 7 (11.86%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.78%) IIS
5 2 (3.39%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.69%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) Confluence
6 1 (1.69%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.69%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.86%) SaaS
3 6 (10.17%) IaaS
4 5 (8.47%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (8.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) Firewall
2 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
3 9 (15.25%) SAN
4 8 (13.56%) DNS
5 5 (8.47%) DHCP
6 4 (6.78%) VPN
7 3 (5.08%) LAN
7 3 (5.08%) WAN
8 2 (3.39%) FTP
8 2 (3.39%) Internet
8 2 (3.39%) VLAN
9 1 (1.69%) BGP
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.69%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.69%) HTTP
9 1 (1.69%) NAS
9 1 (1.69%) Network Security
9 1 (1.69%) OSPF
9 1 (1.69%) SSH
9 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Electronics
2 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Support Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) IT Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) IT Support
4 7 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (11.86%) Server Support
4 7 (11.86%) Technical Support
5 6 (10.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Desktop Support
5 6 (10.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.47%) Developer
6 5 (8.47%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) Web Services
2 4 (6.78%) CSS
2 4 (6.78%) HTML
2 4 (6.78%) HTML5
3 3 (5.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (5.08%) CSS3
3 3 (5.08%) Qt
3 3 (5.08%) XML
4 2 (3.39%) .NET
4 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.39%) JAX-RS
4 2 (3.39%) JDBC
4 2 (3.39%) JSON
4 2 (3.39%) Lucene
4 2 (3.39%) ODBC
4 2 (3.39%) RESTful
4 2 (3.39%) Spring
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (1.69%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Cryptography
2 5 (8.47%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (8.47%) EqualLogic
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.08%) HP Storage
5 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.39%) Linked Data
5 2 (3.39%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.69%) Clustering
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Linux
1 19 (32.20%) Windows Server
2 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.78%) Android
6 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.08%) Solaris
7 3 (5.08%) Unix
7 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Data Protection
2 7 (11.86%) Patch Management
3 6 (10.17%) Information Security
3 6 (10.17%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.47%) DRM
4 5 (8.47%) E-Discovery
4 5 (8.47%) ITSM
4 5 (8.47%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (8.47%) SDLC
4 5 (8.47%) SIEM
4 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (6.78%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (5.08%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.08%) Signal Processing
6 3 (5.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) Java
3 5 (8.47%) C
3 5 (8.47%) C++
4 3 (5.08%) Embedded C
4 3 (5.08%) Embedded C++
4 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) Perl
5 2 (3.39%) C#
5 2 (3.39%) PHP
5 2 (3.39%) Ruby
5 2 (3.39%) SPARQL
6 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
2 8 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.17%) CISM
4 6 (10.17%) CISSP
5 5 (8.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 5 (8.47%) CCSP
5 5 (8.47%) CEH
5 5 (8.47%) CISA
5 5 (8.47%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (8.47%) GIAC
5 5 (8.47%) ISACA
5 5 (8.47%) SANS
5 5 (8.47%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (8.47%) SSCP
6 4 (6.78%) CCNA
6 4 (6.78%) MCITP
6 4 (6.78%) MCSE
7 3 (5.08%) CCNP
7 3 (5.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (8.47%) SLA
3 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.39%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.25%) Firmware
3 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.08%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.69%) vSphere
6 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) WSUS
2 7 (11.86%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 25 (42.37%) VMware
3 16 (27.12%) Cisco
4 15 (25.42%) NetApp
5 8 (13.56%) Dell
6 6 (10.17%) Citrix
7 4 (6.78%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (5.08%) HP
8 3 (5.08%) Sophos
9 2 (3.39%) IBM
10 1 (1.69%) Apple
10 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.69%) EMC
10 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
10 1 (1.69%) F5
10 1 (1.69%) Google
10 1 (1.69%) OpenText
10 1 (1.69%) Oracle
10 1 (1.69%) Sybase
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