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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 5 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 35 61 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 10.84% 22.51% 12.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.92% 67.78% 61.82%
Number of salaries quoted 29 46 25
Average salary £34,500 £25,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.98% -29.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £21,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
48 90 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 14.86% 33.21% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 55 33
Average salary £34,500 £25,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -30.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £18,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £60,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 43 (57.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (45.33%) VMware
3 30 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 29 (38.67%) ITIL
5 27 (36.00%) SQL Server
6 23 (30.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (28.00%) Windows 7
8 21 (28.00%) vSphere
8 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (25.33%) Citrix
10 16 (21.33%) IIS
11 15 (20.00%) MS Office
12 14 (18.67%) VBScript
13 13 (17.33%) SQL
13 13 (17.33%) XenApp
14 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
14 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
14 12 (16.00%) Dell
14 12 (16.00%) Symantec
14 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (14.67%) Cisco
15 11 (14.67%) Linux
15 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
15 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
15 11 (14.67%) XenDesktop
15 11 (14.67%) Hyper-V
15 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
15 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (13.33%) Fujitsu

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (21.33%) IIS
2 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (8.00%) EPiServer CMS
4 6 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (8.00%) CMS
5 5 (6.67%) Lync
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) MS Office
2 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (8.00%) IaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (13.33%) Internet
3 9 (12.00%) SAN
3 9 (12.00%) DNS
4 8 (10.67%) iSCSI
5 6 (8.00%) VLAN
5 6 (8.00%) IP Telephony
6 5 (6.67%) LAN
6 5 (6.67%) WAN
6 5 (6.67%) NAS
7 4 (5.33%) VPN
7 4 (5.33%) VoIP
8 3 (4.00%) DHCP
9 2 (2.67%) Firewall
10 1 (1.33%) 3G
10 1 (1.33%) Broadband
10 1 (1.33%) Network Security
10 1 (1.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.67%) Subversion
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.33%) Selenium
2 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Retail
2 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 12 (16.00%) Consultant
3 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 8 (10.67%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Applications Consultant
5 7 (9.33%) CRM Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 5 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
6 5 (6.67%) Citrix Architect
7 4 (5.33%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Network Technician
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) .NET
2 7 (9.33%) Web Services
3 6 (8.00%) XML
4 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.67%) HTML
4 5 (6.67%) Software Packaging
5 3 (4.00%) CSS
5 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.67%) HTML5
6 2 (2.67%) Application Packaging
6 2 (2.67%) WCF
7 1 (1.33%) XSLT
7 1 (1.33%) WPF
7 1 (1.33%) CSS3
7 1 (1.33%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (4.00%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.33%) iPhone
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (14.67%) Linux
5 7 (9.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) ITIL
2 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.33%) CRM
3 10 (13.33%) Project Management
3 10 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 9 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.00%) Change Control
6 6 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (8.00%) Supply Chain Management
7 5 (6.67%) Change Management
7 5 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.00%) Web Development
8 3 (4.00%) Release Management
8 3 (4.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.67%) Data Governance
9 2 (2.67%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) VBScript
2 13 (17.33%) SQL
3 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.33%) VB
5 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.33%) C#
5 4 (5.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.00%) VB6
7 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.33%) CCNA
3 9 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (12.00%) CCNP
3 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.67%) CCA
4 5 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (6.67%) CCEE
4 5 (6.67%) CCIA
5 3 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 30 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (28.00%) vSphere
3 13 (17.33%) XenApp
4 11 (14.67%) XenDesktop
4 11 (14.67%) Hyper-V
4 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.67%) SCDPM
2 5 (6.67%) SCCM
2 5 (6.67%) SCOM
3 4 (5.33%) EdgeSight
4 2 (2.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (57.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (45.33%) VMware
3 19 (25.33%) Citrix
4 12 (16.00%) Dell
4 12 (16.00%) Symantec
5 11 (14.67%) Cisco
6 10 (13.33%) Fujitsu
7 9 (12.00%) AppSense
8 7 (9.33%) HP
9 6 (8.00%) EPiServer
9 6 (8.00%) EMC
9 6 (8.00%) NetApp
9 6 (8.00%) Apple
10 2 (2.67%) Lotus
10 2 (2.67%) Remedy
10 2 (2.67%) IBM
11 1 (1.33%) NEC
11 1 (1.33%) Adobe
11 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.33%) LANDesk
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Curve Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, on call
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Britvic
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago