Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 2 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 59 105 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 19.67% 27.49% 14.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.20% 68.18% 54.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33 89 50
Shropshire median annual salary £21,000 £35,000 £30,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +13.36% +12.27%
10th Percentile £17,500 £17,050 £18,500
90th Percentile £49,750 £67,500 £48,956
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 98 154 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 32.67% 40.31% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 54 128 91
Shropshire median annual salary £30,000 £35,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +8.46% +18.18%
10th Percentile £17,950 £18,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £58,125 £56,375 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -7 42 £21,500 -38.57% 8
Shrewsbury +15 4 £19,750 -15.05% 1
Oswestry - 2 £20,500 -
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 24 (40.68%) Windows Server
2 22 (37.29%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (37.29%) DNS
3 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
3 20 (33.90%) SQL
4 16 (27.12%) Linux
4 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
4 16 (27.12%) SLA
4 16 (27.12%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (23.73%) Mac OS
5 14 (23.73%) Citrix
6 13 (22.03%) VMware
6 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
6 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (20.34%) Telecoms
7 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (20.34%) Internet
7 12 (20.34%) DSL
7 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
7 12 (20.34%) VoIP
8 11 (18.64%) Clustering
9 9 (15.25%) JIRA
9 9 (15.25%) Oracle
9 9 (15.25%) Confluence
10 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
10 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
10 8 (13.56%) LAN
11 7 (11.86%) ITIL
11 7 (11.86%) WAN
11 7 (11.86%) SharePoint

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 9 (15.25%) Confluence
2 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.17%) Apache
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (10.17%) nginx
3 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.47%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.39%) Exstream Dialogue
6 1 (1.69%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (37.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Office 365
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.78%) G Suite
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.29%) DNS
2 12 (20.34%) DSL
2 12 (20.34%) Internet
2 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
2 12 (20.34%) VoIP
3 8 (13.56%) LAN
4 7 (11.86%) WAN
5 6 (10.17%) DDNS
5 6 (10.17%) DHCP
5 6 (10.17%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (10.17%) SSL
6 5 (8.47%) Skype
6 5 (8.47%) Unified Communications
7 4 (6.78%) Firewall
8 2 (3.39%) VLAN
8 2 (3.39%) VPN
9 1 (1.69%) Intranet
9 1 (1.69%) ISDN
9 1 (1.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) JIRA
2 6 (10.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (10.17%) Bitbucket
2 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) GoCD
2 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.17%) Subversion
2 6 (10.17%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (20.34%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.86%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Legal
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Technical Support
2 9 (15.25%) Team Leader
3 8 (13.56%) Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) IT Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Technical Leader
4 6 (10.17%) Technical Operations Team Leader
4 6 (10.17%) Technical Team Leader
5 5 (8.47%) IT Support
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.78%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) DBA
7 3 (5.08%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) REST
2 3 (5.08%) Middleware
3 2 (3.39%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) .NET
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
4 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (18.64%) Clustering
3 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.69%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) Photography
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.68%) Windows Server
2 16 (27.12%) Linux
3 14 (23.73%) Mac OS
4 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.17%) Unix
7 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.08%) AIX
9 3 (5.08%) Solaris
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.86%) DevOps
2 7 (11.86%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Scrum
3 6 (10.17%) Change Control
3 6 (10.17%) People Management
3 6 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (6.78%) Open Source
6 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.08%) Migration
6 3 (5.08%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (5.08%) SDLC
6 3 (5.08%) Security Architecture
6 3 (5.08%) Service Management
7 2 (3.39%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.39%) Statistics
7 2 (3.39%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
3 6 (10.17%) Java
3 6 (10.17%) Perl
3 6 (10.17%) Python
3 6 (10.17%) Ruby
4 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.69%) C#
5 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.69%) VB
5 1 (1.69%) VB6
5 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.39%) MCP
3 1 (1.69%) APMP
3 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.12%) SLA
2 4 (6.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.08%) PowerHA
4 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Ansible
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Clustering
1 6 (10.17%) Terraform
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.73%) Citrix
3 13 (22.03%) VMware
4 9 (15.25%) Oracle
5 6 (10.17%) Atlassian
6 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.39%) HP
8 1 (1.69%) Adobe
8 1 (1.69%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.69%) Google
8 1 (1.69%) Sophos
8 1 (1.69%) Veeam