Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 79 85 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 27.53% 21.20% 12.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.70% 52.15% 64.77%
Number of salaries quoted 58 72 58
Shropshire median annual salary £23,250 £34,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.62% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £16,750 £21,300 £16,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £53,750 £45,225
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 103 163 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 35.89% 40.65% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 80 128 73
Shropshire median annual salary £26,000 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.71% +11.11% +3.28%
10th Percentile £18,363 £22,000 £16,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £54,200 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +3 65 £22,500 -35.71% 14
Shrewsbury +9 9 £42,500 +80.85% 6
Oswestry - 2 £27,500 -
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 (55.70%) Active Directory
2 41 (51.90%) Windows Server
3 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
4 23 (29.11%) DNS
4 23 (29.11%) Citrix
4 23 (29.11%) SQL
5 22 (27.85%) Java
6 20 (25.32%) MS Exchange
7 18 (22.78%) Scrum
7 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (20.25%) Linux
10 15 (18.99%) VMware
11 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (17.72%) Apache
11 14 (17.72%) Tomcat
12 13 (16.46%) Python
12 13 (16.46%) Perl
12 13 (16.46%) SSL
12 13 (16.46%) Subversion
12 13 (16.46%) Ruby
12 13 (16.46%) JIRA
12 13 (16.46%) Atlassian
12 13 (16.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
12 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
12 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
12 13 (16.46%) Bitbucket
12 13 (16.46%) Vagrant

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 20 (25.32%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.72%) Apache
2 14 (17.72%) Tomcat
3 13 (16.46%) Confluence
3 13 (16.46%) nginx
4 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (10.13%) WebLogic
6 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.27%) IIS
8 1 (1.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) DNS
2 13 (16.46%) SSL
3 9 (11.39%) Firewall
4 8 (10.13%) DHCP
4 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.33%) Internet
5 5 (6.33%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.06%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.80%) SAN
8 2 (2.53%) DDNS
8 2 (2.53%) NAS
8 2 (2.53%) VLAN
8 2 (2.53%) VPN
9 1 (1.27%) DSL
9 1 (1.27%) LAN
9 1 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 13 (16.46%) Bitbucket
1 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
1 13 (16.46%) GoCD
1 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
1 13 (16.46%) JIRA
1 13 (16.46%) Subversion
1 13 (16.46%) Vagrant
2 8 (10.13%) Toad
3 6 (7.59%) Moq
3 6 (7.59%) MSTest
3 6 (7.59%) NUnit
3 6 (7.59%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) 2nd Line Support
1 16 (20.25%) Support Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (11.39%) Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 7 (8.86%) Team Leader
6 6 (7.59%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.59%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.59%) C# WPF Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Developer
6 6 (7.59%) WPF Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Unix Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) REST
2 8 (10.13%) JSON
2 8 (10.13%) XML
2 8 (10.13%) XSL
3 6 (7.59%) .NET
3 6 (7.59%) Castle Windsor
3 6 (7.59%) Ninject
3 6 (7.59%) Spring.NET
3 6 (7.59%) Unity DI Container
3 6 (7.59%) WinForms
3 6 (7.59%) WPF
4 2 (2.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (3.80%) Clustering
3 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.53%) EPoS
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (51.90%) Windows Server
2 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (20.25%) Linux
4 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.13%) Unix
6 8 (10.13%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.06%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.80%) AIX
8 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (22.78%) Scrum
2 13 (16.46%) DevOps
3 12 (15.19%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (11.39%) ITIL
6 8 (10.13%) Software Testing
6 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
6 8 (10.13%) Test Strategy
7 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.59%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (7.59%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (7.59%) Kanban
7 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.59%) MVVM
7 6 (7.59%) TDD
8 5 (6.33%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.11%) SQL
2 22 (27.85%) Java
3 13 (16.46%) Bash Shell
3 13 (16.46%) Perl
3 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
3 13 (16.46%) Python
3 13 (16.46%) Ruby
4 6 (7.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) ISEB
1 8 (10.13%) ISTQB
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
5 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (55.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.59%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.33%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.80%) vSphere
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.53%) PowerHA
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) Ansible
1 13 (16.46%) Terraform
2 5 (6.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.11%) Citrix
3 15 (18.99%) VMware
4 13 (16.46%) Atlassian
5 11 (13.92%) Oracle
6 8 (10.13%) Veeam
6 8 (10.13%) webMethods
7 5 (6.33%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.27%) Epicor
10 1 (1.27%) IFS
10 1 (1.27%) Infor
10 1 (1.27%) SAP