The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 25 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 33.33% 46.81% 32.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 88.00% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 15
Average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £17,900 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,500 £30,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
Shropshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Telford region.

Operating Systems Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 25 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 46.67% 53.19% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 17
Average salary £23,000 £23,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% -14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £17,850 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Telford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

Windows
Salary Trend in Telford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Telford region.

Windows Salary Trend in Telford

Windows
Salary Histogram in Telford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Telford region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Telford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Telford 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 (75.36%) Active Directory
2 44 (63.77%) Microsoft
2 44 (63.77%) Citrix
3 37 (53.62%) VMware
4 35 (50.72%) MS Exchange
5 28 (40.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 24 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (31.88%) DNS
9 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (27.54%) XenApp
10 19 (27.54%) vSphere
11 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (24.64%) TCP/IP
12 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
13 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (21.74%) Cisco
13 15 (21.74%) SAN
13 15 (21.74%) MS Office
14 13 (18.84%) NetApp
15 12 (17.39%) DHCP
15 12 (17.39%) Migration
15 12 (17.39%) XenServer
15 12 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2007
16 11 (15.94%) HP
16 11 (15.94%) Linux
16 11 (15.94%) SQL
17 10 (14.49%) ITIL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Telford 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 35 (50.72%) MS Exchange
2 27 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (10.14%) IIS
7 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
8 5 (7.25%) Apache
8 5 (7.25%) WordPress
8 5 (7.25%) Moodle
9 3 (4.35%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.45%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
2 15 (21.74%) MS Office
3 6 (8.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.45%) GIMP
4 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.88%) DNS
2 17 (24.64%) TCP/IP
3 15 (21.74%) SAN
4 12 (17.39%) DHCP
5 9 (13.04%) Firewall
6 7 (10.14%) VLAN
6 7 (10.14%) HTTP
6 7 (10.14%) SSL
7 6 (8.70%) LAN
7 6 (8.70%) SSH
8 4 (5.80%) Wireless
9 3 (4.35%) WAN
10 2 (2.90%) DDNS
10 2 (2.90%) NAS
11 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) MySQL
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.45%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (8.70%) Publishing
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Legal
4 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Support Engineer
2 12 (17.39%) Analyst
3 11 (15.94%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (7.25%) Technical Support
7 5 (7.25%) Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Support Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support
10 2 (2.90%) Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (2.90%) Support Assistant
10 2 (2.90%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) LAMP
2 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) XML
3 1 (1.45%) HTML
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) WinForms
3 1 (1.45%) Ajax
3 1 (1.45%) WPF
3 1 (1.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Open Source
2 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.90%) Clustering
2 2 (2.90%) iPhone
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (15.94%) Linux
5 6 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.25%) Windows NT
7 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.90%) UNIX
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.45%) AIX
8 1 (1.45%) HPUX
8 1 (1.45%) Solaris
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Migration
2 10 (14.49%) ITIL
3 7 (10.14%) Load Balancing
4 5 (7.25%) Time Management
4 5 (7.25%) Content Management
4 5 (7.25%) Change Control
5 4 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.90%) Project Management
7 2 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.45%) TDD
8 1 (1.45%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.45%) UML
8 1 (1.45%) OO
8 1 (1.45%) ERP
8 1 (1.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.45%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.45%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) SQL
2 7 (10.14%) Perl
2 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.14%) Bash Shell
3 6 (8.70%) PHP
4 2 (2.90%) C#
5 1 (1.45%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) Java
5 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.45%) VBScript
5 1 (1.45%) VB
5 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.14%) MCSE
3 5 (7.25%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.35%) Degree
6 2 (2.90%) CCA
6 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.90%) MCITP
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.45%) MCSA
7 1 (1.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (75.36%) Active Directory
2 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (27.54%) XenApp
3 19 (27.54%) vSphere
4 12 (17.39%) XenServer
5 10 (14.49%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (11.59%) Hyper-V
7 7 (10.14%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (8.70%) Terminal Services
9 4 (5.80%) Shibboleth
10 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (1.45%) Xen
11 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Backup Exec
2 6 (8.70%) WSUS
3 1 (1.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (63.77%) Microsoft
1 44 (63.77%) Citrix
2 37 (53.62%) VMware
3 15 (21.74%) Cisco
4 13 (18.84%) NetApp
5 11 (15.94%) HP
6 8 (11.59%) Dell
7 7 (10.14%) Altiris
8 5 (7.25%) SonicWALL
8 5 (7.25%) Sage
8 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.80%) 3PAR
10 3 (4.35%) Lotus
11 2 (2.90%) Kofax
11 2 (2.90%) Business Objects
11 2 (2.90%) SAP
12 1 (1.45%) IBM
12 1 (1.45%) Juniper
12 1 (1.45%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (1.45%) Oracle
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