Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 10 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 49 53 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 13.73% 13.35% 12.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.48% 66.25% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 47 59 63
Solihull median annual salary £26,500 £35,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.29% +20.69% -22.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,700 £23,200
90th Percentile £51,500 £55,000 £48,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -5.41%

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 Solihull with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Solihull
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 58 80 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 16.25% 20.15% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 56 72 75
Solihull median annual salary £29,750 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.46% +8.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,250 £23,400
90th Percentile £50,000 £63,750 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% -5.41% +5.71%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Solihull.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Solihull

Windows
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Solihull.

Salary trend for Windows in Solihull

Windows
Salary Histogram in Solihull

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Solihull over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Solihull

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Windows.

1 38 (77.55%) Active Directory
2 37 (75.51%) Microsoft
3 33 (67.35%) VMware
4 30 (61.22%) MS Exchange
5 29 (59.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (59.18%) Hyper-V
6 27 (55.10%) Enterprise Storage
6 27 (55.10%) Dell
6 27 (55.10%) NetApp
6 27 (55.10%) Firewall
7 26 (53.06%) Citrix
7 26 (53.06%) EqualLogic
8 21 (42.86%) Management Information System
9 18 (36.73%) ITIL
9 18 (36.73%) Office 365
9 18 (36.73%) Windows Server
10 17 (34.69%) Problem Management
11 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (26.53%) Process Improvement
12 12 (24.49%) Line Management
13 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (20.41%) Cisco
15 9 (18.37%) Change Management
16 8 (16.33%) SLA
17 7 (14.29%) C#
17 7 (14.29%) SQL
17 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
17 7 (14.29%) Retail
17 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
17 7 (14.29%) SCCM

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 30 (61.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.73%) Office 365
2 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (55.10%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) SAN
3 3 (6.12%) DNS
4 2 (4.08%) DHCP
4 2 (4.08%) SSL
4 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.04%) 3G
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) Intranet
5 1 (2.04%) Skype
5 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.29%) Retail
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Analyst
2 22 (44.90%) Support Analyst
3 17 (34.69%) Active Directory Support
3 17 (34.69%) Exchange Support
3 17 (34.69%) Server Support
4 13 (26.53%) Active Directory Analyst
4 13 (26.53%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Support
4 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 13 (26.53%) Server Analyst
4 13 (26.53%) Server Support Analyst
4 13 (26.53%) Windows Support Analyst
5 11 (22.45%) Desktop Support
6 10 (20.41%) Support Engineer
7 9 (18.37%) Server Engineer
7 9 (18.37%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (18.37%) Windows Server Support
8 8 (16.33%) Active Directory Engineer
8 8 (16.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.16%) CSS
2 4 (8.16%) HTML
2 4 (8.16%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (8.16%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (8.16%) Web Services
2 4 (8.16%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (55.10%) Enterprise Storage
2 21 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Windows Server
2 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Phone
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Phone 8
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.08%) Fedora
5 2 (4.08%) Linux
5 2 (4.08%) SUSE
5 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) ITIL
2 17 (34.69%) Problem Management
3 13 (26.53%) Process Improvement
4 12 (24.49%) Line Management
5 9 (18.37%) Change Management
6 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (10.20%) Service Management
8 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
9 4 (8.16%) MVC
9 4 (8.16%) MVVM
9 4 (8.16%) People Management
9 4 (8.16%) Project Planning
9 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery Management
10 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (4.08%) Project Management
11 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
11 1 (2.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) C#
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) C
3 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
2 2 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.04%) CCENT
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MCITP
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (10.20%) BS25999
3 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (2.04%) ISO 22301
4 1 (2.04%) MISRA
4 1 (2.04%) MISRA C
4 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (77.55%) Active Directory
2 29 (59.18%) Hyper-V
2 29 (59.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.08%) vCenter Server
2 2 (4.08%) WSUS
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (75.51%) Microsoft
2 33 (67.35%) VMware
3 27 (55.10%) Dell
3 27 (55.10%) NetApp
4 26 (53.06%) Citrix
4 26 (53.06%) EqualLogic
5 10 (20.41%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) arcserve
6 2 (4.08%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (4.08%) McAfee
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.08%) Symantec
6 2 (4.08%) Veritas
7 1 (2.04%) Apple
7 1 (2.04%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.04%) Lotus
7 1 (2.04%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.04%) Samsung