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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 57 48 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 21.67% 16.84% 18.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.17% 84.21% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 23 40
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £43,900 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
72 57 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 27.38% 20.00% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 46 31 43
Average salary £26,750 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 52 (52.53%) VMware
2 45 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 44 (44.44%) Citrix
4 39 (39.39%) XenApp
5 37 (37.37%) XenDesktop
5 37 (37.37%) Security Cleared
6 35 (35.35%) SC Cleared
6 35 (35.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 35 (35.35%) AppSense
7 33 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 32 (32.32%) Microsoft
9 28 (28.28%) CCA
9 28 (28.28%) Citrix Certification
10 27 (27.27%) CCEE
10 27 (27.27%) CCIA
10 27 (27.27%) Fujitsu
11 22 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 21 (21.21%) Active Directory
13 17 (17.17%) SQL
14 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (15.15%) ITIL
15 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
16 14 (14.14%) .NET
17 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (12.12%) CRM
19 11 (11.11%) Web Services
20 10 (10.10%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (10.10%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.02%) IIS
3 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.01%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.01%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.01%) IaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) Firewall
2 7 (7.07%) DNS
3 6 (6.06%) LAN
3 6 (6.06%) VLAN
4 5 (5.05%) WAN
5 4 (4.04%) DHCP
5 4 (4.04%) VPN
5 4 (4.04%) Internet
5 4 (4.04%) SAN
6 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.02%) DMZ
7 2 (2.02%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.02%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.01%) WebEx
8 1 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.03%) MSTest
3 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.02%) Finance
1 2 (2.02%) Advertising
1 2 (2.02%) Swedish Language
2 1 (1.01%) Finnish Language
2 1 (1.01%) German Language
2 1 (1.01%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 35 (35.35%) Citrix Architect
1 35 (35.35%) Architect
2 12 (12.12%) Analyst
3 10 (10.10%) Consultant
3 10 (10.10%) Developer
3 10 (10.10%) Applications Consultant
3 10 (10.10%) CRM Consultant
4 9 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 9 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
5 8 (8.08%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.08%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Junior
7 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Graduate
8 4 (4.04%) Junior .NET Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Junior C# Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) .NET
2 11 (11.11%) Web Services
3 10 (10.10%) jQuery
4 9 (9.09%) WCF
4 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (9.09%) WinForms
4 9 (9.09%) HTML
4 9 (9.09%) CSS
5 8 (8.08%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.05%) Ajax
6 5 (5.05%) XML
7 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.01%) CSS3
8 1 (1.01%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (1.01%) HTML5
8 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.01%) LAMP
8 1 (1.01%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.04%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.04%) Mathematics
2 4 (4.04%) EqualLogic
2 4 (4.04%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (3.03%) Statistics
3 3 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (45.45%) Windows 7
2 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.10%) Linux
5 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.06%) UNIX
7 4 (4.04%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (4.04%) Android
7 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.04%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.03%) Solaris
9 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.15%) ITIL
3 12 (12.12%) CRM
4 10 (10.10%) Waterfall
5 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.06%) Project Management
6 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.04%) Migration
8 3 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (3.03%) Release Management
8 3 (3.03%) Performance Testing
8 3 (3.03%) Manual Testing
8 3 (3.03%) Test Automation
8 3 (3.03%) Automated Testing
8 3 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.02%) B2B
9 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.02%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.02%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 17 (17.17%) SQL
3 10 (10.10%) VB.NET
4 9 (9.09%) VB
4 9 (9.09%) C#
5 8 (8.08%) C
6 5 (5.05%) VB6
7 3 (3.03%) VBScript
8 2 (2.02%) Java
9 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.01%) XPath
9 1 (1.01%) Perl
9 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (37.37%) Security Cleared
2 35 (35.35%) SC Cleared
3 28 (28.28%) CCA
3 28 (28.28%) Citrix Certification
4 27 (27.27%) CCEE
4 27 (27.27%) CCIA
5 8 (8.08%) Degree
6 6 (6.06%) CCNA
6 6 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.05%) CCNP
8 3 (3.03%) ISEB
9 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.01%) MCTS
10 1 (1.01%) MCITP
10 1 (1.01%) MCP
10 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.01%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (39.39%) XenApp
3 37 (37.37%) XenDesktop
4 35 (35.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (21.21%) Active Directory
6 8 (8.08%) Hyper-V
7 7 (7.07%) vSphere
8 6 (6.06%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.02%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.02%) Nagios
2 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 52 (52.53%) VMware
2 44 (44.44%) Citrix
3 35 (35.35%) AppSense
4 32 (32.32%) Microsoft
5 27 (27.27%) Fujitsu
6 9 (9.09%) NetApp
7 6 (6.06%) Dell
8 5 (5.05%) Symantec
9 2 (2.02%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.01%) Nimsoft
10 1 (1.01%) EPiServer
10 1 (1.01%) Veeam
10 1 (1.01%) Remedy
10 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.01%) Sybase
10 1 (1.01%) EMC
10 1 (1.01%) Apple
10 1 (1.01%) Cisco
10 1 (1.01%) Adobe
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Salary: 19k to 23k per year GBP
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago