Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 20 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 30 55 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 9.74% 12.28% 8.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.61% 14.03% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21 42 46
Shropshire median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £16,250 £23,186 £30,625
90th Percentile £56,250 £64,063 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%

Problem-Solving is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 238 392 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 77.27% 87.50% 91.04%
Number of salaries quoted 155 273 499
Shropshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.68% -8.39%
10th Percentile £21,500 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £70,250 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Shropshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Shropshire.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Shropshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Shropshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Shropshire

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -10 19 £29,500 -15.71% 9
Shrewsbury +13 8 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Market Drayton - 1 £22,500 - 1
Oswestry - 1 £26,500 - 1
Problem-Solving
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing Problem-Solving also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (23.33%) MCSE
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (20.00%) Firewall
6 5 (16.67%) Migration
6 5 (16.67%) Veeam
6 5 (16.67%) Linux
6 5 (16.67%) PHP
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.67%) IT Strategy
7 4 (13.33%) Decision-Making
7 4 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (13.33%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (13.33%) Android Development
7 4 (13.33%) iOS Development
7 4 (13.33%) Office 365
7 4 (13.33%) Plesk
7 4 (13.33%) Open Source
7 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 4 (13.33%) HTML5
7 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
7 4 (13.33%) PowerHA
7 4 (13.33%) CSS3
7 4 (13.33%) Change Control
7 4 (13.33%) HTML
7 4 (13.33%) SQL
7 4 (13.33%) MySQL

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) WordPress
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (3.33%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Backend Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) IT Support
3 4 (13.33%) Platform Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Trainee
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) IT Project Leader
4 3 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (10.00%) IT Technician
4 3 (10.00%) Project Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Support Technician
4 3 (10.00%) Trainee IT Support
4 3 (10.00%) Trainee IT Technician
4 3 (10.00%) Trainee Technician
5 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) CSS
1 4 (13.33%) CSS3
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
1 4 (13.33%) HTML5
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
1 4 (13.33%) RESTful
2 2 (6.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (3.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 4 (13.33%) AIX
4 4 (13.33%) Android
4 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (13.33%) Solaris
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) IT Strategy
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Android Development
2 4 (13.33%) Change Control
2 4 (13.33%) CRM
2 4 (13.33%) Decision-Making
2 4 (13.33%) iOS Development
2 4 (13.33%) Open Source
2 4 (13.33%) Re-Platforming
2 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
2 4 (13.33%) Service Management
2 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Coaching
4 2 (6.67%) Contract Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PHP
2 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) MCSE
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) APMP
2 3 (10.00%) DBS Check
2 3 (10.00%) HND
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) HNC
3 2 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) PowerHA
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Plesk
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Packer
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Terraform
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Veeam
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Apple
4 1 (3.33%) CommVault
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec