Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 6 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 97 79 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 31.80% 17.67% 11.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.20% 41.80% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 61 51 76
Shropshire median annual salary £27,000 £35,000 £35,734
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.86% -2.05% +19.11%
10th Percentile £17,500 £22,750 £18,625
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,250 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £36,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -0.69% +11.54% -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 118 189 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 38.69% 42.28% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75 136 105
Shropshire median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £17,900 £26,250 £20,700
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,813 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +0.95%

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 20 July 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 20 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 +11 81 £26,000 -25.71% 13
Shrewsbury +13 13 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Oswestry - 3 £26,500 -
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 44 (45.36%) Windows Server
2 40 (41.24%) Active Directory
3 38 (39.18%) DNS
4 29 (29.90%) SQL
5 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
7 26 (26.80%) Apache
7 26 (26.80%) Scrum
8 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (24.74%) Linux
10 23 (23.71%) Java
10 23 (23.71%) Citrix
10 23 (23.71%) MS Exchange
11 20 (20.62%) Tomcat
11 20 (20.62%) Jenkins
11 20 (20.62%) JIRA
11 20 (20.62%) PowerShell
11 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (20.62%) Confluence
12 19 (19.59%) Bash Shell
12 19 (19.59%) Git (software)
12 19 (19.59%) nginx
12 19 (19.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (19.59%) Atlassian
12 19 (19.59%) Bitbucket
12 19 (19.59%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (19.59%) REST
12 19 (19.59%) Vagrant
12 19 (19.59%) Ansible
12 19 (19.59%) DevOps

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 26 (26.80%) Apache
2 23 (23.71%) MS Exchange
3 20 (20.62%) Confluence
3 20 (20.62%) Tomcat
4 19 (19.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (19.59%) nginx
5 12 (12.37%) SharePoint
6 9 (9.28%) IIS
7 5 (5.15%) WebLogic
8 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.03%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) Office 365
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (39.18%) DNS
2 19 (19.59%) SSL
3 18 (18.56%) TCP/IP
4 15 (15.46%) Firewall
5 12 (12.37%) DHCP
6 9 (9.28%) SAN
7 7 (7.22%) DDNS
7 7 (7.22%) Internet
7 7 (7.22%) NAS
7 7 (7.22%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (7.22%) VoIP
8 6 (6.19%) DSL
9 3 (3.09%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.09%) VPN
10 2 (2.06%) LAN
10 2 (2.06%) VLAN
11 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.03%) WAN
11 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (7.22%) MySQL
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (20.62%) Jenkins
1 20 (20.62%) JIRA
2 19 (19.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 19 (19.59%) Bitbucket
2 19 (19.59%) Git (software)
2 19 (19.59%) GoCD
2 19 (19.59%) Subversion
2 19 (19.59%) Vagrant
3 8 (8.25%) Moq
3 8 (8.25%) MSTest
3 8 (8.25%) NUnit
3 8 (8.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (4.12%) Toad
5 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.03%) Ant
6 1 (1.03%) Gradle
6 1 (1.03%) Maven
6 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.25%) Marketing
2 6 (6.19%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (9.28%) .NET Developer
1 9 (9.28%) 2nd Line Support
1 9 (9.28%) Developer
1 9 (9.28%) IT Engineer
1 9 (9.28%) IT Support
1 9 (9.28%) Support Engineer
2 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 8 (8.25%) Analyst
2 8 (8.25%) Applications Engineer
2 8 (8.25%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (8.25%) C# Developer
2 8 (8.25%) C# WPF Developer
2 8 (8.25%) WPF Developer
3 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (7.22%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 7 (7.22%) Team Leader
3 7 (7.22%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (6.19%) Technical Support
5 5 (5.15%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) REST
2 9 (9.28%) .NET
3 8 (8.25%) Castle Windsor
3 8 (8.25%) Ninject
3 8 (8.25%) Spring.NET
3 8 (8.25%) Unity DI Container
3 8 (8.25%) WinForms
3 8 (8.25%) WPF
4 5 (5.15%) XML
5 4 (4.12%) JSON
5 4 (4.12%) Middleware
5 4 (4.12%) XSL
6 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.03%) Spring
6 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (7.22%) Clustering
3 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (45.36%) Windows Server
2 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (24.74%) Linux
4 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.25%) Mac OS
6 8 (8.25%) Unix
7 7 (7.22%) Windows 7
8 6 (6.19%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.12%) AIX
9 4 (4.12%) Solaris
10 1 (1.03%) Android
10 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.80%) Scrum
3 19 (19.59%) DevOps
4 18 (18.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 15 (15.46%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (9.28%) ITIL
7 8 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.25%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (8.25%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (8.25%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (8.25%) Kanban
7 8 (8.25%) MVVM
7 8 (8.25%) TDD
8 6 (6.19%) Test Strategy
9 4 (4.12%) Open Source
9 4 (4.12%) Project Management
9 4 (4.12%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (4.12%) Security Architecture
9 4 (4.12%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.90%) SQL
2 23 (23.71%) Java
3 20 (20.62%) PowerShell
4 19 (19.59%) Bash Shell
4 19 (19.59%) Perl
4 19 (19.59%) Python
4 19 (19.59%) Ruby
5 9 (9.28%) C#
6 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.25%) ISEB
3 7 (7.22%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (7.22%) MCSE
4 4 (4.12%) APMP
4 4 (4.12%) DBS Check
4 4 (4.12%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) MCSA
6 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (41.24%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.49%) Hyper-V
3 13 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.12%) PowerHA
4 4 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (19.59%) Ansible
1 19 (19.59%) Terraform
2 5 (5.15%) SCCM
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.03%) Puppet
4 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.71%) Citrix
3 19 (19.59%) Atlassian
4 16 (16.49%) VMware
5 12 (12.37%) Oracle
6 8 (8.25%) Barracuda Networks
7 7 (7.22%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.15%) Veeam
9 4 (4.12%) webMethods
10 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.06%) IBM
11 1 (1.03%) Apple
11 1 (1.03%) Cisco
11 1 (1.03%) HP
11 1 (1.03%) Symantec