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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 3 14 1
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 43 27 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 24.16% 12.98% 25.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.78% 79.41% 65.79%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 48
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £17,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £39,000 £41,100
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -1.36% +1.38%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 90 34 76
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 50.56% 16.35% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 69 33 58
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £18,550 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +7 35 £35,000 +8.52% 5
Shrewsbury -11 2 £37,500 +114.28% 1
Bridgnorth +1 1 £23,500 +38.23%
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 31 (40.26%) Unix
2 28 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 27 (35.06%) Microsoft
3 27 (35.06%) VMware
4 26 (33.77%) SolarWinds
5 25 (32.47%) DNS
6 23 (29.87%) Windows Server
7 22 (28.57%) Linux
8 21 (27.27%) SQL
9 18 (23.38%) Oracle
9 18 (23.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
10 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
11 16 (20.78%) WAN
11 16 (20.78%) Citrix
12 15 (19.48%) Java
13 14 (18.18%) MySQL
13 14 (18.18%) TCP/IP
13 14 (18.18%) SAN
13 14 (18.18%) Windows 7
14 12 (15.58%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
14 12 (15.58%) Clustering
14 12 (15.58%) Firewall
14 12 (15.58%) Cisco
14 12 (15.58%) IIS
15 11 (14.29%) XML
15 11 (14.29%) Apache
15 11 (14.29%) VPN
15 11 (14.29%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related 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 (22.08%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.58%) IIS
3 11 (14.29%) Apache
3 11 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (12.99%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.60%) Documentum
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.30%) JBoss
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
1 6 (7.79%) MS Office
2 4 (5.19%) MS Project
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.60%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.47%) DNS
2 16 (20.78%) WAN
3 14 (18.18%) SAN
3 14 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 12 (15.58%) Firewall
4 12 (15.58%) Remote Desktop
5 11 (14.29%) DDNS
5 11 (14.29%) DHCP
5 11 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 11 (14.29%) MPLS
5 11 (14.29%) NAS
5 11 (14.29%) VPLS
5 11 (14.29%) VPN
6 7 (9.09%) BGP
6 7 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (9.09%) IPv4
6 7 (9.09%) IPv6
6 7 (9.09%) OSPF
6 7 (9.09%) SNMP
6 7 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) MySQL
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.60%) Maven
3 2 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.60%) Subversion
4 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.30%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.30%) Selenium
4 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
1 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (14.29%) IT Support
1 11 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) Support Technician
3 9 (11.69%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Test Manager
5 7 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
5 7 (9.09%) IT Technician
6 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Graduate
7 5 (6.49%) Graduate IT Support
7 5 (6.49%) IT Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) IT Graduate
8 4 (5.19%) Logistics Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Support Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Systems Support
8 4 (5.19%) Systems Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) XML
2 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.49%) CSS
4 4 (5.19%) .NET
4 4 (5.19%) HTML
5 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.90%) Middleware
6 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.60%) jQuery
6 2 (2.60%) Spring
6 2 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.60%) Web Services
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.30%) JMS
7 1 (1.30%) REST
7 1 (1.30%) SOAP
7 1 (1.30%) WinForms
7 1 (1.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.58%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (40.26%) Unix
2 23 (29.87%) Windows Server
3 22 (28.57%) Linux
4 18 (23.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (10.39%) Windows 8
8 7 (9.09%) VyOS
9 5 (6.49%) Windows 10
10 4 (5.19%) Android
10 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.90%) Windows Vista
11 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (11.69%) ITIL
2 9 (11.69%) Test Strategy
3 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (9.09%) SDLC
5 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.79%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.49%) DevOps
6 5 (6.49%) TDD
7 4 (5.19%) Business Process Modelling
7 4 (5.19%) Logistics
7 4 (5.19%) Planning and Forecasting
7 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.19%) Project Management
7 4 (5.19%) Release Management
7 4 (5.19%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (5.19%) Test Management
8 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.90%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.27%) SQL
2 15 (19.48%) Java
3 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.19%) C#
4 4 (5.19%) COBOL
5 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.90%) C
5 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.60%) Perl
6 2 (2.60%) Python
6 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.49%) Degree
3 5 (6.49%) ISEB
4 4 (5.19%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.19%) PMP
5 3 (3.90%) SANS
5 3 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.60%) CCNA
6 2 (2.60%) CCNP
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.90%) pfSense
4 1 (1.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Nagios
2 2 (2.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (35.06%) Microsoft
1 27 (35.06%) VMware
2 26 (33.77%) SolarWinds
3 18 (23.38%) Oracle
4 16 (20.78%) Citrix
5 12 (15.58%) Cisco
6 11 (14.29%) Brocade
6 11 (14.29%) ProCurve
7 7 (9.09%) Aruba
7 7 (9.09%) SonicWALL
7 7 (9.09%) Ubiquiti
8 4 (5.19%) webMethods
9 3 (3.90%) Google
9 3 (3.90%) HP
10 2 (2.60%) Pega
10 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.60%) SAP
11 1 (1.30%) Xamarin
Telford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 6 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago