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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 37 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 32.17% 29.21% 22.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.27% 89.66% 60.61%
Number of salaries quoted 36 22 15
Average salary £31,000 £25,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
55 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 47.83% 32.58% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 46 25 23
Average salary £30,500 £22,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.55% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Telford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 50 (65.79%) VMware
2 49 (64.47%) Citrix
3 47 (61.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 40 (52.63%) DNS
5 37 (48.68%) Microsoft
6 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (39.47%) MS Exchange
8 28 (36.84%) TCP/IP
9 26 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (34.21%) Linux
10 24 (31.58%) Firewall
10 24 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (30.26%) SAN
11 23 (30.26%) VPN
12 22 (28.95%) Cisco
13 21 (27.63%) DDNS
14 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
15 19 (25.00%) NAS
16 18 (23.68%) Hyper-V
16 18 (23.68%) DHCP
17 17 (22.37%) HP
18 16 (21.05%) Citrix Certification
18 16 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
19 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (19.74%) Brocade
20 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
20 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
21 12 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
21 12 (15.79%) Clustering

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 30 (39.47%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (11.84%) Apache
4 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.26%) IIS
7 3 (3.95%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (52.63%) DNS
2 28 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 24 (31.58%) Firewall
4 23 (30.26%) SAN
4 23 (30.26%) VPN
5 21 (27.63%) DDNS
6 19 (25.00%) NAS
7 18 (23.68%) DHCP
8 12 (15.79%) IP Telephony
8 12 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (11.84%) VLAN
10 8 (10.53%) WAN
10 8 (10.53%) LAN
11 7 (9.21%) IPv4
11 7 (9.21%) IPv6
12 6 (7.89%) VoIP
12 6 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (1.32%) Internet
13 1 (1.32%) SNMP
13 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (6.58%) MySQL
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Support Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Technical Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Network Support
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco Support
8 3 (3.95%) Help Desk Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.95%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) .NET
2 4 (5.26%) XML
3 3 (3.95%) WinForms
3 3 (3.95%) WPF
3 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.63%) COM
5 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Clustering
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (61.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (34.21%) Linux
4 24 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.21%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.95%) UNIX
7 3 (3.95%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.21%) Network Design
2 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (6.58%) ITIL
3 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 3 (3.95%) UML
4 3 (3.95%) Migration
4 3 (3.95%) TDD
5 2 (2.63%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.63%) IT Governance
5 2 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.63%) Software Licensing
5 2 (2.63%) Time Management
5 2 (2.63%) Performance Management
5 2 (2.63%) Data Protection
5 2 (2.63%) Waterfall
5 2 (2.63%) Build Automation
5 2 (2.63%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (1.32%) Line Management
6 1 (1.32%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) SQL
2 9 (11.84%) C#
3 4 (5.26%) VBScript
3 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.95%) VB
4 3 (3.95%) C++
5 2 (2.63%) COBOL
5 2 (2.63%) Java
5 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.32%) VB6
6 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (21.05%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (14.47%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (14.47%) CCNA
4 10 (13.16%) CCA
4 10 (13.16%) Degree
5 9 (11.84%) MCSE
5 9 (11.84%) MCSA
6 2 (2.63%) MCITP
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.32%) CISM
7 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.32%) CCNP
7 1 (1.32%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.68%) Hyper-V
3 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (11.84%) vSphere
4 9 (11.84%) Terminal Services
5 7 (9.21%) XenApp
6 6 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.26%) XenServer
8 2 (2.63%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) Nagios
2 3 (3.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (65.79%) VMware
2 49 (64.47%) Citrix
3 37 (48.68%) Microsoft
4 22 (28.95%) Cisco
5 17 (22.37%) HP
6 15 (19.74%) Brocade
7 7 (9.21%) SonicWALL
8 6 (7.89%) 3PAR
9 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds
9 5 (6.58%) Avaya
10 4 (5.26%) Juniper
10 4 (5.26%) NetApp
10 4 (5.26%) Mitel
11 3 (3.95%) Lotus
12 2 (2.63%) Oracle
13 1 (1.32%) Apple
13 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
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