Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 4 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 95 97 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 26.46% 21.13% 9.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.34% 56.40% 51.89%
Number of salaries quoted 55 75 44
Shropshire median annual salary £21,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.57% - +27.27%
10th Percentile £17,500 £19,100 £20,975
90th Percentile £57,000 £64,550 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -7.14%

Windows is in the Operating Systems 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 operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 137 172 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 38.16% 37.47% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 80 133 83
Shropshire median annual salary £30,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.81% -8.75% +45.45%
10th Percentile £17,500 £20,900 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,125 £53,813 £53,000
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% -6.67%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Shropshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Windows in Shropshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Shropshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Shropshire

Windows
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 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 +2 73 £22,250 -36.43% 7
Shrewsbury +16 11 £20,625 -8.33% 1
Oswestry - 3 £21,000 -
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 39 (41.05%) Windows Server
2 34 (35.79%) DNS
3 32 (33.68%) SQL
4 31 (32.63%) Microsoft Office
5 29 (30.53%) Microsoft
6 25 (26.32%) Active Directory
7 24 (25.26%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (24.21%) Linux
8 23 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (21.05%) Mac OS
9 20 (21.05%) Citrix
10 19 (20.00%) VoIP
10 19 (20.00%) VMware
10 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (18.95%) Telecoms
11 18 (18.95%) Internet
11 18 (18.95%) DSL
11 18 (18.95%) SQL Server
12 17 (17.89%) TCP/IP
12 17 (17.89%) Confluence
12 17 (17.89%) JIRA
13 16 (16.84%) PowerShell
13 16 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (16.84%) Apache
13 16 (16.84%) Scrum
14 15 (15.79%) Oracle
14 15 (15.79%) Java
14 15 (15.79%) MS Exchange
14 15 (15.79%) Hyper-V
15 14 (14.74%) Jenkins

Windows
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 17 (17.89%) Confluence
2 16 (16.84%) Apache
3 15 (15.79%) MS Exchange
4 14 (14.74%) Tomcat
5 13 (13.68%) nginx
5 13 (13.68%) SharePoint
6 11 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.26%) IIS
8 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
9 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
10 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (2.11%) Exstream Dialogue
11 1 (1.05%) CMS
11 1 (1.05%) IBM Domino
11 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 31 (32.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.63%) Office 365
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.16%) G Suite
4 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.79%) DNS
2 19 (20.00%) VoIP
3 18 (18.95%) DSL
3 18 (18.95%) Internet
4 17 (17.89%) TCP/IP
5 13 (13.68%) SSL
6 11 (11.58%) DHCP
7 10 (10.53%) Firewall
8 7 (7.37%) DDNS
8 7 (7.37%) LAN
8 7 (7.37%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (6.32%) WAN
10 4 (4.21%) SAN
10 4 (4.21%) Skype
10 4 (4.21%) Unified Communications
11 3 (3.16%) NAS
11 3 (3.16%) VPN
12 2 (2.11%) VLAN
13 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
13 1 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.21%) MySQL
5 4 (4.21%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (17.89%) JIRA
2 14 (14.74%) Jenkins
3 13 (13.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (13.68%) Bitbucket
3 13 (13.68%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.68%) GoCD
3 13 (13.68%) Subversion
3 13 (13.68%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.11%) Moq
4 2 (2.11%) MSTest
4 2 (2.11%) NUnit
4 2 (2.11%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.11%) Toad
5 1 (1.05%) Ant
5 1 (1.05%) Gradle
5 1 (1.05%) Maven
5 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (18.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.32%) Finance
3 4 (4.21%) Legal
4 3 (3.16%) Retail
5 2 (2.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 11 (11.58%) Applications Engineer
2 11 (11.58%) IT Engineer
3 10 (10.53%) Analyst
4 8 (8.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Team Leader
5 7 (7.37%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.32%) IT Support
6 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) IT Project Leader
7 5 (5.26%) Project Leader
8 4 (4.21%) Administrator
8 4 (4.21%) Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (4.21%) Service Desk Support
8 4 (4.21%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Technical Operations Team Leader
8 4 (4.21%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) REST
2 4 (4.21%) Middleware
3 3 (3.16%) .NET
3 3 (3.16%) XML
4 2 (2.11%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (2.11%) JSON
4 2 (2.11%) Ninject
4 2 (2.11%) Spring.NET
4 2 (2.11%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (2.11%) Web Services
4 2 (2.11%) WinForms
4 2 (2.11%) WPF
4 2 (2.11%) XSL
5 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.05%) CSS
5 1 (1.05%) HTML
5 1 (1.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.26%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (11.58%) Clustering
3 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.05%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.05%) NHS
5 1 (1.05%) Photography
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.05%) Windows Server
2 23 (24.21%) Linux
3 20 (21.05%) Mac OS
4 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (11.58%) Unix
6 11 (11.58%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.21%) AIX
8 4 (4.21%) Solaris
8 4 (4.21%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.05%) Android
10 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.84%) Scrum
3 14 (14.74%) DevOps
4 13 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (13.68%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (8.42%) ITIL
6 6 (6.32%) Test Strategy
7 5 (5.26%) Open Source
7 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.26%) Project Management
7 5 (5.26%) SDLC
8 4 (4.21%) Change Management
8 4 (4.21%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (4.21%) Migration
8 4 (4.21%) People Management
8 4 (4.21%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (4.21%) Security Architecture
8 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.21%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.68%) SQL
2 16 (16.84%) PowerShell
3 15 (15.79%) Java
4 13 (13.68%) Bash Shell
4 13 (13.68%) Perl
4 13 (13.68%) Python
4 13 (13.68%) Ruby
5 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.16%) C#
7 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.37%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (7.37%) ISEB
3 5 (5.26%) APMP
3 5 (5.26%) DBS Check
3 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.16%) MCSE
4 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.11%) MCP
6 1 (1.05%) HND
6 1 (1.05%) MCSA
6 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.68%) SLA
2 4 (4.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.21%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (13.68%) Ansible
1 13 (13.68%) Terraform
2 6 (6.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (6.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.11%) SCCM
5 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.05%) Puppet
5 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (30.53%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.05%) Citrix
3 19 (20.00%) VMware
4 15 (15.79%) Oracle
5 13 (13.68%) Atlassian
6 7 (7.37%) SolarWinds
7 6 (6.32%) Veeam
8 4 (4.21%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (3.16%) HP
10 2 (2.11%) IBM
10 2 (2.11%) webMethods
11 1 (1.05%) Adobe
11 1 (1.05%) Apple
11 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.05%) Cisco
11 1 (1.05%) Google
11 1 (1.05%) Sophos
11 1 (1.05%) Symantec