The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 105 95 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 17.18% 16.13% 23.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.08% 66.90% 67.07%
Number of salaries quoted 95 64 108
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Windows
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
152 142 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 24.88% 24.11% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 140 108 155
Average salary £32,500 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.56% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Windows
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Windows Salary Trend in Coventry

Windows
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 106 (41.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 101 (39.76%) Microsoft
3 86 (33.86%) Active Directory
4 81 (31.89%) SQL Server
5 73 (28.74%) VMware
6 68 (26.77%) Citrix
7 67 (26.38%) SQL
8 65 (25.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 59 (23.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 54 (21.26%) ITIL
11 53 (20.87%) HP
12 49 (19.29%) Finance
12 49 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 48 (18.90%) MS Excel
14 46 (18.11%) Linux
15 45 (17.72%) MS Exchange
15 45 (17.72%) Oracle
16 43 (16.93%) Windows 7
17 42 (16.54%) .NET
18 40 (15.75%) Cisco
19 39 (15.35%) C#
20 36 (14.17%) MS Office
21 35 (13.78%) Microsoft Certification
22 34 (13.39%) TCP/IP
22 34 (13.39%) XenApp
23 33 (12.99%) WAN
23 33 (12.99%) LAN
24 32 (12.60%) UNIX
24 32 (12.60%) Firewall
25 31 (12.20%) NetApp

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (17.72%) MS Exchange
2 29 (11.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (8.66%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.30%) IIS
5 12 (4.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (4.72%) Lync
6 10 (3.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.39%) Apache
11 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (18.90%) MS Excel
2 36 (14.17%) MS Office
3 7 (2.76%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.33%) Office 365
2 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.39%) TCP/IP
2 33 (12.99%) LAN
2 33 (12.99%) WAN
3 32 (12.60%) Firewall
4 29 (11.42%) Internet
5 26 (10.24%) SAN
6 15 (5.91%) DNS
7 12 (4.72%) DHCP
7 12 (4.72%) NetScaler
8 11 (4.33%) Symposium
9 9 (3.54%) iSCSI
9 9 (3.54%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (3.54%) Intranet
10 8 (3.15%) VoIP
11 7 (2.76%) NAS
12 5 (1.97%) Nortel Meridian
12 5 (1.97%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.97%) FTP
12 5 (1.97%) MPLS
13 4 (1.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (31.89%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.51%) Oracle Database
4 13 (5.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (4.72%) DB2
5 12 (4.72%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.15%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.36%) MySQL
9 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (4.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (1.97%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.18%) MSI
4 3 (1.18%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.18%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
General
1 49 (19.29%) Finance
2 17 (6.69%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.94%) Electronics
4 6 (2.36%) Banking
5 4 (1.57%) Retail
6 2 (0.79%) Local Government
6 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (30.31%) Analyst
2 38 (14.96%) Support Analyst
3 27 (10.63%) Support Engineer
4 22 (8.66%) IT Support
5 18 (7.09%) Administrator
6 17 (6.69%) Applications Support
6 17 (6.69%) Consultant
7 16 (6.30%) Team Leader
8 15 (5.91%) Developer
9 14 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (5.51%) IT Support Engineer
10 13 (5.12%) DBA
11 12 (4.72%) Tester
11 12 (4.72%) DB2 DBA
12 11 (4.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 10 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (3.94%) Applications Support Analyst
13 10 (3.94%) Test Analyst
13 10 (3.94%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (16.54%) .NET
2 22 (8.66%) HTML
3 21 (8.27%) Web Services
4 20 (7.87%) WCF
5 19 (7.48%) ASP.NET
6 18 (7.09%) XML
7 16 (6.30%) .NET Framework
8 15 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (3.94%) CSS
10 9 (3.54%) XSLT
10 9 (3.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (2.76%) Castle Windsor
11 7 (2.76%) Spring.NET
11 7 (2.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (2.76%) WPF
11 7 (2.76%) WinForms
11 7 (2.76%) NHibernate
12 4 (1.57%) COM
12 4 (1.57%) Application Packaging
13 3 (1.18%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.15%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.76%) Clustering
4 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.79%) FMCG
5 2 (0.79%) EPoS
5 2 (0.79%) Replication
6 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.39%) PDA
6 1 (0.39%) Statistics
6 1 (0.39%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 106 (41.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 65 (25.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 59 (23.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (18.11%) Linux
5 43 (16.93%) Windows 7
6 32 (12.60%) UNIX
7 25 (9.84%) Windows XP
8 17 (6.69%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.36%) Android
10 4 (1.57%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.79%) AIX
12 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.39%) Solaris
13 1 (0.39%) Debian
13 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.26%) ITIL
2 20 (7.87%) Manual Testing
3 18 (7.09%) MVC
4 17 (6.69%) CRM
5 16 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (5.51%) Service Delivery
7 13 (5.12%) Test Scripting
7 13 (5.12%) Line Management
8 12 (4.72%) Mentoring
8 12 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (3.94%) Validation
10 9 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (3.54%) TDD
11 8 (3.15%) Automated Testing
12 7 (2.76%) AOP
12 7 (2.76%) Test Automation
12 7 (2.76%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (2.36%) Unit Testing
13 6 (2.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (2.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (26.38%) SQL
2 39 (15.35%) C#
3 16 (6.30%) JavaScript
4 15 (5.91%) PowerShell
5 14 (5.51%) VB
6 11 (4.33%) Python
7 10 (3.94%) C
7 10 (3.94%) Java
8 7 (2.76%) C++
9 6 (2.36%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.36%) VBScript
10 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.18%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.79%) Perl
12 1 (0.39%) PHP
12 1 (0.39%) Jython
12 1 (0.39%) PHP5
12 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.39%) VC++
12 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (13.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (11.42%) MCSE
3 26 (10.24%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (9.84%) CCNA
5 14 (5.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (4.72%) MCP
7 10 (3.94%) ISEB
7 10 (3.94%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (3.15%) CCA
8 8 (3.15%) MCSA
9 6 (2.36%) Degree
9 6 (2.36%) NCDA
10 5 (1.97%) MCITP
11 2 (0.79%) CCENT
11 2 (0.79%) MCTS
11 2 (0.79%) HND
12 1 (0.39%) CCNP
12 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.33%) SLA
2 5 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 86 (33.86%) Active Directory
2 49 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (13.39%) XenApp
4 29 (11.42%) Hyper-V
5 22 (8.66%) XenDesktop
6 17 (6.69%) vSphere
7 10 (3.94%) Firmware
8 8 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.76%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.79%) vCloud
12 1 (0.39%) RHEV
12 1 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.39%) IAG
12 1 (0.39%) UAG
12 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (11.81%) SCCM
2 17 (6.69%) Backup Exec
3 13 (5.12%) SCOM
4 12 (4.72%) NetBackup
5 9 (3.54%) SCDPM
6 6 (2.36%) AppDNA
6 6 (2.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (1.97%) MAILsweeper
7 5 (1.97%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.57%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.57%) WSUS
9 3 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.79%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.79%) SCSM
11 1 (0.39%) Ansible
11 1 (0.39%) Salt
11 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.39%) Cacti
11 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 101 (39.76%) Microsoft
2 73 (28.74%) VMware
3 68 (26.77%) Citrix
4 53 (20.87%) HP
5 45 (17.72%) Oracle
6 40 (15.75%) Cisco
7 31 (12.20%) NetApp
8 17 (6.69%) IBM
9 16 (6.30%) Symantec
10 15 (5.91%) EMC
11 7 (2.76%) Siemens
11 7 (2.76%) Mitel
12 5 (1.97%) Finjan
12 5 (1.97%) CommVault
12 5 (1.97%) Nortel
13 4 (1.57%) Dell
13 4 (1.57%) LANDesk
13 4 (1.57%) Apple
13 4 (1.57%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.18%) webMethods
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + On Call Allowance + Pension + Medical
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
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Roc Search
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
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Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 30 days holiday, BUPA and More
Posted: 27 days ago