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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 4 16
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 35 65 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 10.26% 23.99% 15.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.38% 77.38% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34 50 30
Average salary £30,500 £28,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.92% -27.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,087 £20,950 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £41,600 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
61 84 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 17.89% 31.00% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 59 57 38
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £18,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,250 £41,500
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 18 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 49 (67.12%) Microsoft
2 36 (49.32%) Active Directory
3 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (39.73%) SQL Server
4 27 (36.99%) ITIL
4 27 (36.99%) VMware
5 26 (35.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (32.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (30.14%) IIS
8 20 (27.40%) MS Office
9 19 (26.03%) Windows 7
9 19 (26.03%) vSphere
10 18 (24.66%) Finance
11 17 (23.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (20.55%) SQL
12 15 (20.55%) .NET
12 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
12 15 (20.55%) Citrix
13 13 (17.81%) TCP/IP
13 13 (17.81%) VBScript
13 13 (17.81%) VB
14 12 (16.44%) Web Services
14 12 (16.44%) XML
14 12 (16.44%) Cisco
14 12 (16.44%) Internet
15 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
16 10 (13.70%) Linux
16 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET
16 10 (13.70%) HTML
16 10 (13.70%) Symantec

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 22 (30.14%) IIS
2 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
3 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (8.22%) Lync
6 5 (6.85%) EPiServer CMS
6 5 (6.85%) CMS
6 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.74%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (27.40%) MS Office
2 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.85%) IaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) TCP/IP
2 12 (16.44%) Internet
3 9 (12.33%) SAN
4 8 (10.96%) DNS
5 7 (9.59%) iSCSI
5 7 (9.59%) IP Telephony
6 6 (8.22%) NAS
7 5 (6.85%) VLAN
7 5 (6.85%) LAN
7 5 (6.85%) WAN
8 4 (5.48%) VoIP
8 4 (5.48%) VPN
9 3 (4.11%) DHCP
10 1 (1.37%) Broadband
10 1 (1.37%) 3G
10 1 (1.37%) Firewall
10 1 (1.37%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.73%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Subversion
2 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.37%) Selenium
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Team Leader
2 12 (16.44%) Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) .NET Developer
5 9 (12.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 8 (10.96%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Consultant
7 7 (9.59%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Technical Team Leader
8 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Service Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Citrix Consultant
11 3 (4.11%) Server Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) IT Support Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Senior Network Technician
11 3 (4.11%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) .NET
2 12 (16.44%) Web Services
2 12 (16.44%) XML
3 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.70%) HTML
4 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (8.22%) Software Packaging
6 2 (2.74%) WCF
6 2 (2.74%) CSS
6 2 (2.74%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.37%) XSLT
7 1 (1.37%) WPF
7 1 (1.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Clustering
3 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.74%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.37%) iPad
5 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 26 (35.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (32.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (26.03%) Windows 7
5 10 (13.70%) Linux
6 7 (9.59%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.48%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) ITIL
2 9 (12.33%) Project Management
3 8 (10.96%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.59%) E-Commerce
4 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.59%) Change Control
5 6 (8.22%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.22%) CRM
5 6 (8.22%) Change Management
6 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.85%) Supply Chain Management
6 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
6 5 (6.85%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.11%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.11%) Web Development
8 2 (2.74%) Release Management
9 1 (1.37%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.37%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.37%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) SQL
2 13 (17.81%) VBScript
2 13 (17.81%) VB
3 9 (12.33%) VB.NET
3 9 (12.33%) VB6
4 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.11%) C#
7 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) CCNA
1 9 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (12.33%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (10.96%) CCNP
3 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) Degree
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.37%) MCP
6 1 (1.37%) CCA
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.37%) CCEE
6 1 (1.37%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 36 (49.32%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.03%) vSphere
3 10 (13.70%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.96%) XenApp
5 6 (8.22%) XenDesktop
5 6 (8.22%) VMware ESX
6 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (5.48%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) NetBackup
2 6 (8.22%) SCCM
2 6 (8.22%) SCOM
2 6 (8.22%) SCDPM
3 4 (5.48%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 49 (67.12%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.99%) VMware
3 15 (20.55%) Citrix
4 12 (16.44%) Cisco
5 10 (13.70%) Dell
5 10 (13.70%) Symantec
6 8 (10.96%) HP
7 6 (8.22%) Apple
7 6 (8.22%) Fujitsu
8 5 (6.85%) AppSense
8 5 (6.85%) EMC
8 5 (6.85%) EPiServer
9 4 (5.48%) NetApp
10 2 (2.74%) Lotus
10 2 (2.74%) IBM
10 2 (2.74%) Remedy
11 1 (1.37%) NEC
11 1 (1.37%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.37%) Adobe
11 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
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