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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 37 42 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 13.86% 13.95% 22.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.09% 71.19% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 54
Average salary £26,750 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.05% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £22,900 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £51,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
44 59 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 16.48% 19.60% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 54
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 49 (52.69%) VMware
2 44 (47.31%) Citrix
2 44 (47.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (41.94%) XenApp
3 39 (41.94%) Windows 7
4 33 (35.48%) XenDesktop
4 33 (35.48%) SC Cleared
4 33 (35.48%) Security Cleared
4 33 (35.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 33 (35.48%) AppSense
5 30 (32.26%) SQL Server
6 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
7 26 (27.96%) CCA
7 26 (27.96%) Citrix Certification
8 25 (26.88%) Fujitsu
8 25 (26.88%) CCEE
8 25 (26.88%) CCIA
9 22 (23.66%) SQL
10 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
11 18 (19.35%) Active Directory
12 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (15.05%) HTML
13 14 (15.05%) VB
13 14 (15.05%) .NET
14 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
14 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (11.83%) jQuery
15 11 (11.83%) Degree

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (10.75%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.60%) IIS
3 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.30%) Apache
5 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.08%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.60%) DNS
3 6 (6.45%) Internet
3 6 (6.45%) Firewall
3 6 (6.45%) VLAN
4 4 (4.30%) NetScaler
4 4 (4.30%) SAN
4 4 (4.30%) LAN
5 3 (3.23%) DHCP
6 2 (2.15%) WAN
6 2 (2.15%) VPN
6 2 (2.15%) DMZ
7 1 (1.08%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.08%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.30%) MySQL
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.23%) MSTest
General
1 4 (4.30%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Advertising
2 2 (2.15%) Swedish Language
3 1 (1.08%) Electronics
3 1 (1.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.08%) Finnish Language
3 1 (1.08%) German Language
3 1 (1.08%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 33 (35.48%) Architect
1 33 (35.48%) Citrix Architect
2 14 (15.05%) Analyst
3 11 (11.83%) Support Analyst
3 11 (11.83%) Developer
4 10 (10.75%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.75%) VB.NET Developer
5 9 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Consultant
7 6 (6.45%) Junior
7 6 (6.45%) Applications Consultant
7 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) CRM Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Graduate
9 4 (4.30%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.30%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) HTML
1 14 (15.05%) .NET
2 11 (11.83%) Web Services
2 11 (11.83%) jQuery
3 10 (10.75%) CSS
3 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 10 (10.75%) WinForms
4 9 (9.68%) .NET Framework
4 9 (9.68%) WCF
5 6 (6.45%) Ajax
6 4 (4.30%) XML
7 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.08%) LAMP
8 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.08%) HTML5
8 1 (1.08%) CSS3
8 1 (1.08%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.38%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.30%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (3.23%) Statistics
4 3 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.08%) FMCG
6 1 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.94%) Windows 7
2 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (11.83%) Linux
4 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (7.53%) UNIX
6 5 (5.38%) Android
7 4 (4.30%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (4.30%) Solaris
7 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.23%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (10.75%) ITIL
3 8 (8.60%) CRM
4 6 (6.45%) Waterfall
5 5 (5.38%) Project Management
5 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.30%) Web Development
7 3 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.23%) Test Automation
7 3 (3.23%) Migration
7 3 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.23%) Performance Testing
7 3 (3.23%) Manual Testing
7 3 (3.23%) Automated Testing
8 2 (2.15%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.15%) Time Management
8 2 (2.15%) B2B
8 2 (2.15%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.66%) SQL
2 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.05%) VB
4 11 (11.83%) VB.NET
5 10 (10.75%) C
5 10 (10.75%) C#
6 6 (6.45%) VB6
7 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.30%) PHP
9 3 (3.23%) Java
10 2 (2.15%) Perl
11 1 (1.08%) C++
11 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.08%) VBScript
11 1 (1.08%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 33 (35.48%) SC Cleared
1 33 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 26 (27.96%) CCA
2 26 (27.96%) Citrix Certification
3 25 (26.88%) CCEE
3 25 (26.88%) CCIA
4 11 (11.83%) Degree
5 4 (4.30%) CCNP
5 4 (4.30%) CCNA
5 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.23%) ISEB
7 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.08%) MCTS
8 1 (1.08%) MCITP
8 1 (1.08%) MCP
8 1 (1.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (47.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (41.94%) XenApp
3 33 (35.48%) XenDesktop
3 33 (35.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (19.35%) Active Directory
5 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.30%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.23%) vSphere
8 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.08%) Firmware
9 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 49 (52.69%) VMware
2 44 (47.31%) Citrix
3 33 (35.48%) AppSense
4 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
5 25 (26.88%) Fujitsu
6 6 (6.45%) NetApp
7 4 (4.30%) IBM
8 2 (2.15%) Dell
8 2 (2.15%) Sybase
8 2 (2.15%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.15%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.08%) EPiServer
9 1 (1.08%) Veeam
9 1 (1.08%) Nimsoft
9 1 (1.08%) Symantec
9 1 (1.08%) SAP
9 1 (1.08%) Siebel
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco
9 1 (1.08%) EMC
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago