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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 37 60 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 14.80% 18.63% 16.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.68% 81.08% 82.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32 41 32
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £18,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
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
62 74 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 24.80% 22.98% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41 55 34
Average salary £37,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,850
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 17 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 46 (54.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 44 (51.76%) Active Directory
3 43 (50.59%) Finance
4 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
5 36 (42.35%) VMware
6 34 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 34 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (30.59%) MS Exchange
7 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (29.41%) Windows 7
9 21 (24.71%) Cisco
9 21 (24.71%) vSphere
10 20 (23.53%) IIS
10 20 (23.53%) DHCP
11 19 (22.35%) ITIL
11 19 (22.35%) DNS
11 19 (22.35%) Citrix
11 19 (22.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (21.18%) SQL
12 18 (21.18%) VB
13 17 (20.00%) MS Office
13 17 (20.00%) SAN
14 16 (18.82%) .NET
14 16 (18.82%) LAN
14 16 (18.82%) WAN
14 16 (18.82%) Exchange Server 2007
15 15 (17.65%) XML
15 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
15 15 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (17.65%) VMware ESX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (30.59%) MS Exchange
2 20 (23.53%) IIS
3 16 (18.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (15.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
6 8 (9.41%) Lync
7 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.71%) EPiServer CMS
7 4 (4.71%) CMS
7 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.71%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (20.00%) MS Office
2 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.71%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.53%) DHCP
2 19 (22.35%) DNS
3 17 (20.00%) SAN
4 16 (18.82%) LAN
4 16 (18.82%) WAN
5 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 14 (16.47%) Firewall
7 9 (10.59%) Internet
8 7 (8.24%) VPN
8 7 (8.24%) NAS
9 4 (4.71%) IP Telephony
9 4 (4.71%) VLAN
10 3 (3.53%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.53%) Wireless
11 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Subversion
2 3 (3.53%) MSI
General
1 43 (50.59%) Finance
2 14 (16.47%) Retail
3 12 (14.12%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.24%) Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Analyst
2 16 (18.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 15 (17.65%) Developer
4 13 (15.29%) Network Analyst
4 13 (15.29%) .NET Developer
5 12 (14.12%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (14.12%) Senior Network Analyst
5 12 (14.12%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (12.94%) Consultant
7 10 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
8 9 (10.59%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (9.41%) Citrix Consultant
9 8 (9.41%) Support Analyst
10 6 (7.06%) Technical Manager
10 6 (7.06%) IT Technical Manager
11 5 (5.88%) Team Leader
11 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (4.71%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (4.71%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) .NET
2 15 (17.65%) XML
3 14 (16.47%) Web Services
4 11 (12.94%) HTML
4 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET
5 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (5.88%) Application Packaging
7 4 (4.71%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.18%) WCF
8 1 (1.18%) WPF
8 1 (1.18%) HTML5
8 1 (1.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Clustering
2 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.18%) iPhone
4 1 (1.18%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.18%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 46 (54.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 34 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 12 (14.12%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.06%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.71%) Linux
8 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) ITIL
2 11 (12.94%) Service Delivery
3 8 (9.41%) Project Management
4 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.06%) E-Commerce
4 6 (7.06%) Operations Management
4 6 (7.06%) ITIL V3
4 6 (7.06%) Change Control
4 6 (7.06%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (7.06%) Line Management
5 5 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 5 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 5 (5.88%) CRM
5 5 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
5 5 (5.88%) Change Management
6 4 (4.71%) Web Development
6 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.18%) SQL
1 18 (21.18%) VB
2 11 (12.94%) VBScript
3 10 (11.76%) VB.NET
3 10 (11.76%) VB6
4 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.88%) C#
6 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (16.47%) CCNA
2 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
3 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.06%) Degree
5 3 (3.53%) CCNP
6 2 (2.35%) CCEE
6 2 (2.35%) CCIA
6 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.35%) CCA
6 2 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.18%) MCP
7 1 (1.18%) MCSE
7 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (51.76%) Active Directory
2 21 (24.71%) vSphere
3 15 (17.65%) VMware ESX
3 15 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.76%) XenApp
4 10 (11.76%) XenDesktop
5 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) SCCM
2 8 (9.41%) WSUS
3 7 (8.24%) SCOM
4 4 (4.71%) SCDPM
5 3 (3.53%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.53%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
2 36 (42.35%) VMware
3 21 (24.71%) Cisco
4 19 (22.35%) Citrix
5 12 (14.12%) Fujitsu
6 10 (11.76%) AppSense
7 8 (9.41%) HP
8 6 (7.06%) Dell
9 5 (5.88%) Symantec
10 4 (4.71%) EPiServer
11 3 (3.53%) Remedy
11 3 (3.53%) Veritas
11 3 (3.53%) EMC
12 2 (2.35%) BMC
12 2 (2.35%) NetApp
12 2 (2.35%) IBM
12 2 (2.35%) Lotus
12 2 (2.35%) McAfee
13 1 (1.18%) Apple
13 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
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