Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 4 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 98 95 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 29.97% 20.08% 11.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.67% 50.00% 53.02%
Number of salaries quoted 64 60 67
Shropshire median annual salary £27,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.86% -6.67% +36.36%
10th Percentile £17,500 £19,925 £21,150
90th Percentile £57,125 £56,375 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,571 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.21% +9.45% -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 120 190 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 36.70% 40.17% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 78 137 115
Shropshire median annual salary £28,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% - +40.19%
10th Percentile £17,500 £22,450 £24,400
90th Percentile £60,375 £53,813 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £38,399 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.86% -2.78%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 86 £27,000 -22.86% 11
Shrewsbury +17 11 £32,000 -15.23% 2
Oswestry - 1 £26,500 -
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 39 (39.80%) Windows Server
2 33 (33.67%) DNS
3 31 (31.63%) SQL
4 29 (29.59%) Active Directory
5 26 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (25.51%) Microsoft Office
7 24 (24.49%) Apache
7 24 (24.49%) Microsoft
7 24 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (23.47%) Linux
9 21 (21.43%) Scrum
9 21 (21.43%) JIRA
9 21 (21.43%) Confluence
9 21 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
10 19 (19.39%) PowerShell
10 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (19.39%) Java
10 19 (19.39%) Citrix
10 19 (19.39%) MS Exchange
11 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
11 18 (18.37%) Tomcat
11 18 (18.37%) Jenkins
11 18 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (18.37%) DevOps
12 17 (17.35%) Vagrant
12 17 (17.35%) Ansible
12 17 (17.35%) REST
12 17 (17.35%) Root Cause Analysis
12 17 (17.35%) Bitbucket
12 17 (17.35%) Git (software)

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 24 (24.49%) Apache
2 21 (21.43%) Confluence
3 19 (19.39%) MS Exchange
4 18 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (18.37%) Tomcat
5 17 (17.35%) nginx
6 11 (11.22%) SharePoint
7 9 (9.18%) IIS
8 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.02%) CMS
10 1 (1.02%) Exstream Dialogue
10 1 (1.02%) IBM Domino
10 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (25.51%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.27%) Office 365
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (33.67%) DNS
2 17 (17.35%) SSL
3 16 (16.33%) VoIP
4 15 (15.31%) DSL
4 15 (15.31%) Internet
4 15 (15.31%) TCP/IP
5 13 (13.27%) Firewall
6 9 (9.18%) DHCP
7 8 (8.16%) SAN
8 7 (7.14%) DDNS
8 7 (7.14%) NAS
8 7 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (3.06%) LAN
10 2 (2.04%) WAN
11 1 (1.02%) Cisco Wireless
11 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.02%) Intranet
11 1 (1.02%) ISDN
11 1 (1.02%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.16%) MySQL
3 7 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (6.12%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (21.43%) JIRA
2 18 (18.37%) Jenkins
3 17 (17.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 17 (17.35%) Bitbucket
3 17 (17.35%) Git (software)
3 17 (17.35%) GoCD
3 17 (17.35%) Subversion
3 17 (17.35%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.06%) Moq
4 3 (3.06%) MSTest
4 3 (3.06%) NUnit
4 3 (3.06%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.04%) Toad
6 1 (1.02%) Ant
6 1 (1.02%) Gradle
6 1 (1.02%) Maven
6 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (15.31%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.06%) Finance
3 3 (3.06%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Automotive
5 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (15.31%) Technical Support
2 12 (12.24%) Applications Engineer
3 11 (11.22%) Analyst
3 11 (11.22%) IT Engineer
4 8 (8.16%) IT Support
4 8 (8.16%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Administrator
7 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) IT Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) IT Project Leader
7 5 (5.10%) Project Leader
7 5 (5.10%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Architect
8 4 (4.08%) DBA
8 4 (4.08%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.35%) REST
2 4 (4.08%) .NET
2 4 (4.08%) Middleware
3 3 (3.06%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (3.06%) Ninject
3 3 (3.06%) Spring.NET
3 3 (3.06%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (3.06%) WinForms
3 3 (3.06%) WPF
3 3 (3.06%) XML
4 2 (2.04%) JSON
4 2 (2.04%) Web Services
4 2 (2.04%) XSL
5 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.02%) CSS
5 1 (1.02%) HTML
5 1 (1.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (7.14%) Clustering
3 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.02%) Photography
4 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.80%) Windows Server
2 24 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (23.47%) Linux
4 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (15.31%) Mac OS
6 10 (10.20%) Unix
7 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.12%) Windows 7
9 5 (5.10%) Windows 10
10 4 (4.08%) AIX
10 4 (4.08%) Solaris
11 1 (1.02%) Android
11 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.43%) Scrum
3 18 (18.37%) DevOps
4 17 (17.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (6.12%) ITIL
7 6 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (6.12%) Test Strategy
8 5 (5.10%) Open Source
8 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.10%) Project Management
8 5 (5.10%) SDLC
9 4 (4.08%) Change Management
9 4 (4.08%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.08%) Database Security
9 4 (4.08%) Migration
9 4 (4.08%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (4.08%) Service Management
9 4 (4.08%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.63%) SQL
2 19 (19.39%) Java
2 19 (19.39%) PowerShell
3 17 (17.35%) Bash Shell
3 17 (17.35%) Perl
3 17 (17.35%) Python
3 17 (17.35%) Ruby
4 6 (6.12%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.08%) C#
6 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (7.14%) ISEB
3 5 (5.10%) APMP
3 5 (5.10%) DBS Check
3 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (4.08%) MCSE
5 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.02%) HND
7 1 (1.02%) MCP
7 1 (1.02%) MCSA
7 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (29.59%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.33%) Hyper-V
3 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.08%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (17.35%) Ansible
1 17 (17.35%) Terraform
2 6 (6.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (6.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.06%) SCCM
4 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.02%) Puppet
4 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.39%) Citrix
3 17 (17.35%) Atlassian
3 17 (17.35%) VMware
4 14 (14.29%) Oracle
5 7 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 6 (6.12%) Barracuda Networks
6 6 (6.12%) Veeam
7 2 (2.04%) HP
7 2 (2.04%) IBM
7 2 (2.04%) webMethods
8 1 (1.02%) Adobe
8 1 (1.02%) Apple
8 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco
8 1 (1.02%) Google
8 1 (1.02%) Sophos
8 1 (1.02%) Symantec