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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 35 65 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 11.08% 22.65% 14.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.03% 84.42% 84.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34 47 28
Average salary £34,250 £26,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.73% -22.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,370 £18,800 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,350 £42,700 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,625
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.05%
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
66 77 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 20.89% 26.83% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 57 55 32
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 £27,500 £18,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £40,000
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 21 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 50 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 37 (49.33%) Active Directory
3 34 (45.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (42.67%) VMware
6 31 (41.33%) SQL Server
7 27 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (33.33%) ITIL
9 24 (32.00%) IIS
10 23 (30.67%) Finance
11 20 (26.67%) MS Office
11 20 (26.67%) MS Exchange
11 20 (26.67%) vSphere
12 18 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (24.00%) Cisco
13 16 (21.33%) Citrix
13 16 (21.33%) SAN
13 16 (21.33%) Windows 7
14 15 (20.00%) .NET
15 14 (18.67%) VB
15 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
15 14 (18.67%) TCP/IP
16 13 (17.33%) SQL
16 13 (17.33%) Hyper-V
17 12 (16.00%) Web Services
17 12 (16.00%) XML
17 12 (16.00%) DNS
17 12 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (14.67%) CCNA
18 11 (14.67%) HP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (32.00%) IIS
2 20 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
4 9 (12.00%) Lync
4 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (6.67%) EPiServer CMS
6 5 (6.67%) CMS
6 5 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (26.67%) MS Office
2 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) SAN
2 14 (18.67%) TCP/IP
3 12 (16.00%) DNS
4 10 (13.33%) Internet
5 9 (12.00%) NAS
6 8 (10.67%) DHCP
7 7 (9.33%) LAN
7 7 (9.33%) WAN
7 7 (9.33%) Firewall
8 6 (8.00%) IP Telephony
8 6 (8.00%) iSCSI
9 5 (6.67%) VLAN
10 4 (5.33%) VoIP
11 3 (4.00%) VPN
11 3 (4.00%) Wireless
12 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.33%) 3G
12 1 (1.33%) Broadband
12 1 (1.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Subversion
2 3 (4.00%) MSI
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.00%) Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Analyst
2 15 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 13 (17.33%) Developer
4 11 (14.67%) .NET Developer
5 10 (13.33%) VB.NET Developer
6 9 (12.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 7 (9.33%) Consultant
8 7 (9.33%) Support Analyst
9 6 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 6 (8.00%) Technical Team Leader
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Network Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) IT Support
10 4 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Citrix Consultant
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.00%) .NET
2 12 (16.00%) Web Services
2 12 (16.00%) XML
3 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (14.67%) HTML
4 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (8.00%) Software Packaging
6 5 (6.67%) Application Packaging
7 2 (2.67%) CSS
8 1 (1.33%) WCF
8 1 (1.33%) WPF
8 1 (1.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Clustering
2 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) iPhone
5 1 (1.33%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 33 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (21.33%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.67%) Windows 8
5 8 (10.67%) Linux
6 4 (5.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (13.33%) Project Management
3 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.67%) Change Control
4 7 (9.33%) Change Management
4 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
6 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.00%) CRM
9 2 (2.67%) Web Development
9 2 (2.67%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.67%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.67%) Service Desk Management
9 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.33%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) VB
2 13 (17.33%) SQL
3 11 (14.67%) VBScript
4 10 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 10 (13.33%) VB6
5 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.00%) C#
7 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (14.67%) CCNA
3 8 (10.67%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (9.33%) CCNP
5 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.00%) Degree
7 1 (1.33%) MCP
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 37 (49.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (26.67%) vSphere
3 13 (17.33%) Hyper-V
4 10 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (8.00%) XenApp
7 4 (5.33%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) SCCM
1 9 (12.00%) SCOM
2 7 (9.33%) NetBackup
3 6 (8.00%) SCDPM
4 4 (5.33%) EdgeSight
5 3 (4.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 50 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 32 (42.67%) VMware
3 18 (24.00%) Cisco
4 16 (21.33%) Citrix
5 11 (14.67%) HP
6 10 (13.33%) Dell
7 9 (12.00%) Symantec
8 5 (6.67%) EMC
8 5 (6.67%) Fujitsu
8 5 (6.67%) EPiServer
8 5 (6.67%) Apple
9 4 (5.33%) AppSense
10 3 (4.00%) NetApp
10 3 (4.00%) Veritas
10 3 (4.00%) Remedy
11 2 (2.67%) McAfee
11 2 (2.67%) Lotus
11 2 (2.67%) BMC
11 2 (2.67%) IBM
12 1 (1.33%) NEC
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