Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 18 7
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 101 54 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 22.39% 9.36% 15.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.38% 50.00% 81.58%
Number of salaries quoted 80 45 57
Shropshire median annual salary £35,000 £33,200 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.42% +20.73% -15.38%
10th Percentile £17,088 £19,400 £17,200
90th Percentile £57,738 £48,553 £43,950
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% -1.41%

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 173 108 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 38.36% 18.72% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 137 86 64
Shropshire median annual salary £36,111 £38,813 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.96% +43.75% -11.48%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,250 £17,500
90th Percentile £53,813 £53,237 £44,100
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +7.14%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +8 82 £35,000 - 10
Ludlow +9 6 - -
Shrewsbury -6 3 £22,500 -4.26%
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 56 (55.45%) Microsoft
2 53 (52.48%) Active Directory
3 37 (36.63%) Citrix
3 37 (36.63%) Windows Server
4 34 (33.66%) VMware
5 31 (30.69%) DNS
6 29 (28.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (26.73%) MS Exchange
8 25 (24.75%) SAN
9 24 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (20.79%) ITIL
12 21 (20.79%) Unix
13 20 (19.80%) Java
13 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (18.81%) Linux
14 19 (18.81%) Apache
14 19 (18.81%) DHCP
14 19 (18.81%) Clustering
15 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (17.82%) SQL
16 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
16 17 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (16.83%) NAS
17 16 (15.84%) Data Centre
17 16 (15.84%) Service Management
17 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Office
17 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
18 15 (14.85%) Hyper-V

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 27 (26.73%) MS Exchange
2 19 (18.81%) Apache
3 17 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (12.87%) Confluence
5 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.94%) IIS
5 6 (5.94%) WebLogic
6 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.99%) JBoss
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.88%) Office 365
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.99%) IaaS
4 1 (0.99%) PaaS
4 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (30.69%) DNS
2 25 (24.75%) SAN
3 19 (18.81%) DHCP
4 17 (16.83%) NAS
5 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
6 12 (11.88%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (10.89%) DDNS
8 8 (7.92%) Firewall
9 6 (5.94%) ATM
9 6 (5.94%) LAN
9 6 (5.94%) WAN
10 2 (1.98%) ADSL
10 2 (1.98%) Internet
10 2 (1.98%) PBX
10 2 (1.98%) SMTP
10 2 (1.98%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (1.98%) VPN
10 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.91%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) JIRA
1 13 (12.87%) Sonatype Nexus
1 13 (12.87%) Subversion
2 12 (11.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (11.88%) ClearQuest
3 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.97%) Toad
5 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.99%) Maven
General
1 13 (12.87%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Retail
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (18.81%) Support Engineer
2 17 (16.83%) Analyst
3 12 (11.88%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (9.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (9.90%) Technical Support
5 9 (8.91%) Server Support
6 8 (7.92%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Technical Leader
7 7 (6.93%) Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Support Manager
8 6 (5.94%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.94%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (5.94%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.94%) C# Web Developer
8 6 (5.94%) ITIL Manager
8 6 (5.94%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Team Leader
8 6 (5.94%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) WAP
2 8 (7.92%) .NET
3 7 (6.93%) AngularJS
3 7 (6.93%) XML
4 6 (5.94%) .NET Framework
4 6 (5.94%) CSS
4 6 (5.94%) jQuery
4 6 (5.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (3.96%) JSON
6 3 (2.97%) XSL
7 1 (0.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Clustering
2 16 (15.84%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.94%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.97%) iPad
5 2 (1.98%) AS400
5 2 (1.98%) EPoS
6 1 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.63%) Windows Server
2 29 (28.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (20.79%) Unix
5 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (18.81%) Linux
7 11 (10.89%) Windows 10
8 10 (9.90%) Windows 7
9 8 (7.92%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.99%) AIX
10 1 (0.99%) Android
10 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.79%) ITIL
3 16 (15.84%) Service Management
4 14 (13.86%) Configuration Management
5 12 (11.88%) Change Management
6 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.91%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (7.92%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.93%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (6.93%) Scrum
10 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (5.94%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.94%) MVC
10 6 (5.94%) OO
10 6 (5.94%) Project Management
10 6 (5.94%) Quality Management
10 6 (5.94%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.94%) Test Strategy
10 6 (5.94%) Web Application Development
10 6 (5.94%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.80%) Java
2 18 (17.82%) SQL
3 7 (6.93%) C#
4 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.94%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.94%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.94%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.99%) C
5 1 (0.99%) Perl
5 1 (0.99%) Python
5 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.91%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (7.92%) MCSE
4 7 (6.93%) MCSA
5 6 (5.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (5.94%) MCITP
6 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.97%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.97%) ISEB
7 3 (2.97%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.98%) CCENT
8 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.98%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.99%) Degree
9 1 (0.99%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (52.48%) Active Directory
2 22 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (14.85%) Hyper-V
4 14 (13.86%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (8.91%) UAG
6 7 (6.93%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (2.97%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (10.89%) WSUS
2 10 (9.90%) SCCM
3 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 9 (8.91%) SCOM
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (55.45%) Microsoft
2 37 (36.63%) Citrix
3 34 (33.66%) VMware
4 14 (13.86%) IBM
5 12 (11.88%) Atlassian
5 12 (11.88%) BMC
5 12 (11.88%) CollabNet
5 12 (11.88%) Serena
5 12 (11.88%) Sonatype
6 11 (10.89%) SolarWinds
7 9 (8.91%) Oracle
8 6 (5.94%) Veeam
9 5 (4.95%) Cisco
10 3 (2.97%) webMethods
11 2 (1.98%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (1.98%) Dell
11 2 (1.98%) HP
11 2 (1.98%) McAfee
12 1 (0.99%) Google
12 1 (0.99%) NetApp