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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 33 43 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 12.09% 15.64% 17.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 89.19% 64.18% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 40
Average salary £31,750 £37,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.33% +18.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £22,900 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £43,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
37 67 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 13.55% 24.36% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 47 53
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (58.14%) VMware
2 37 (43.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (41.86%) Citrix
4 29 (33.72%) SQL Server
4 29 (33.72%) XenApp
5 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
6 27 (31.40%) Windows 7
7 25 (29.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (27.91%) SQL
9 23 (26.74%) Microsoft App-V
9 23 (26.74%) AppSense
9 23 (26.74%) SC Cleared
9 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
9 23 (26.74%) XenDesktop
10 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (23.26%) Linux
11 17 (19.77%) ITIL
12 16 (18.60%) CCA
12 16 (18.60%) Citrix Certification
13 15 (17.44%) MS Exchange
13 15 (17.44%) CCEE
13 15 (17.44%) CCIA
13 15 (17.44%) Fujitsu
14 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
15 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (13.95%) HTML
17 11 (12.79%) VB
17 11 (12.79%) Degree
18 10 (11.63%) .NET
18 10 (11.63%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (17.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.98%) IIS
3 4 (4.65%) Apache
4 2 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) DNS
2 9 (10.47%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.14%) SAN
3 7 (8.14%) DHCP
4 6 (6.98%) Firewall
5 5 (5.81%) LAN
6 4 (4.65%) Internet
6 4 (4.65%) VLAN
6 4 (4.65%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.33%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.33%) DMZ
8 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (33.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.81%) DB2
5 4 (4.65%) MySQL
6 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.49%) MSTest
3 1 (1.16%) CMake
General
1 4 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Advertising
2 2 (2.33%) Swedish Language
3 1 (1.16%) Electronics
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Finnish Language
3 1 (1.16%) German Language
3 1 (1.16%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Architect
1 23 (26.74%) Citrix Architect
2 14 (16.28%) Analyst
3 13 (15.12%) Support Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Support Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Technical Support
6 7 (8.14%) Developer
6 7 (8.14%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.14%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.14%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (8.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.65%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) HTML
2 10 (11.63%) .NET
3 8 (9.30%) CSS
3 8 (9.30%) jQuery
4 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (8.14%) Web Services
4 7 (8.14%) WinForms
4 7 (8.14%) .NET Framework
4 7 (8.14%) WCF
5 4 (4.65%) Ajax
6 3 (3.49%) XML
7 1 (1.16%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.65%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) Statistics
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) FMCG
6 1 (1.16%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) Windows 7
2 25 (29.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (23.26%) Linux
4 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.98%) UNIX
6 5 (5.81%) Android
6 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (4.65%) Solaris
7 4 (4.65%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.77%) ITIL
2 6 (6.98%) Project Management
3 5 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.65%) Web Development
5 3 (3.49%) Automated Testing
5 3 (3.49%) Performance Testing
5 3 (3.49%) Manual Testing
5 3 (3.49%) Test Automation
5 3 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.49%) Service Management
5 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.49%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.33%) Line Management
6 2 (2.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.33%) CRM
6 2 (2.33%) Change Management
6 2 (2.33%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) SQL
2 11 (12.79%) VB
3 8 (9.30%) C
3 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.14%) C#
4 7 (8.14%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.81%) PHP
7 4 (4.65%) VB6
8 3 (3.49%) Java
8 3 (3.49%) Perl
9 2 (2.33%) C++
9 2 (2.33%) VBScript
10 1 (1.16%) VC++
10 1 (1.16%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 23 (26.74%) SC Cleared
1 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.60%) CCA
2 16 (18.60%) Citrix Certification
3 15 (17.44%) CCEE
3 15 (17.44%) CCIA
4 11 (12.79%) Degree
5 7 (8.14%) CCNA
5 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (6.98%) MCSA
7 5 (5.81%) CCNP
7 5 (5.81%) MCSE
8 3 (3.49%) ISEB
8 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.16%) MCTS
9 1 (1.16%) MCITP
9 1 (1.16%) MCP
9 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (43.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (33.72%) XenApp
3 23 (26.74%) XenDesktop
3 23 (26.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.49%) vSphere
7 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Nagios
2 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 50 (58.14%) VMware
2 36 (41.86%) Citrix
3 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
4 23 (26.74%) AppSense
5 15 (17.44%) Fujitsu
6 9 (10.47%) NetApp
7 7 (8.14%) Cisco
8 6 (6.98%) Oracle
9 5 (5.81%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.65%) IBM
11 3 (3.49%) Dell
11 3 (3.49%) Sybase
12 2 (2.33%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.33%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.33%) Nimsoft
12 2 (2.33%) Symantec
13 1 (1.16%) Apple
13 1 (1.16%) SAP
13 1 (1.16%) Siebel
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Paragon Group of Companies
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago