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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 140 114 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 23.10% 22.85% 18.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.12% 71.70% 63.75%
Number of salaries quoted 119 78 100
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
215 159 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 35.48% 31.86% 28.93%
Number of salaries quoted 194 122 149
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 30 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 123 (47.13%) Microsoft
2 100 (38.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (32.57%) Citrix
4 83 (31.80%) Active Directory
4 83 (31.80%) SQL Server
5 80 (30.65%) SQL
6 71 (27.20%) VMware
7 58 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (21.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 56 (21.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 55 (21.07%) Cisco
10 53 (20.31%) ITIL
10 53 (20.31%) HP
11 49 (18.77%) MS Excel
12 47 (18.01%) Oracle
12 47 (18.01%) SCCM
13 45 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 44 (16.86%) MCSE
14 44 (16.86%) Firewall
15 42 (16.09%) Finance
15 42 (16.09%) .NET
16 40 (15.33%) MS Exchange
17 38 (14.56%) Linux
17 38 (14.56%) XenDesktop
17 38 (14.56%) Windows 7
18 37 (14.18%) XenApp
19 36 (13.79%) C#
20 33 (12.64%) UNIX
21 32 (12.26%) HTML
21 32 (12.26%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 40 (15.33%) MS Exchange
2 27 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (9.96%) IIS
4 20 (7.66%) SharePoint
5 14 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (4.98%) Lync
7 10 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.15%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 49 (18.77%) MS Excel
2 27 (10.34%) MS Office
3 10 (3.83%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.86%) Firewall
2 32 (12.26%) TCP/IP
2 32 (12.26%) SAN
3 28 (10.73%) Internet
4 26 (9.96%) LAN
4 26 (9.96%) WAN
5 23 (8.81%) NetScaler
6 21 (8.05%) DNS
7 15 (5.75%) Fibre Channel
7 15 (5.75%) iSCSI
8 14 (5.36%) NAS
8 14 (5.36%) DHCP
9 11 (4.21%) Intranet
10 10 (3.83%) VoIP
10 10 (3.83%) Unified Communications
11 8 (3.07%) Symposium
12 7 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (1.92%) IP Telephony
14 5 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (31.80%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (7.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (7.66%) Oracle Database
4 17 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (5.75%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.75%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.60%) DB2
7 11 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (4.21%) Oracle Forms
1 11 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.07%) AdminStudio
2 8 (3.07%) MSI
3 7 (2.68%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.15%) PVCS
4 3 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
General
1 42 (16.09%) Finance
2 20 (7.66%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.36%) Electronics
4 11 (4.21%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.68%) Retail
6 6 (2.30%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.30%) Banking
7 2 (0.77%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 67 (25.67%) Analyst
2 35 (13.41%) Support Engineer
3 26 (9.96%) Support Analyst
4 21 (8.05%) Consultant
5 19 (7.28%) IT Support
6 18 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
6 18 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 18 (6.90%) Administrator
7 16 (6.13%) Developer
7 16 (6.13%) DBA
8 13 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (4.98%) Senior Support Engineer
9 12 (4.60%) Applications Support
10 11 (4.21%) Firmware Engineer
10 11 (4.21%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 11 (4.21%) DB2 DBA
11 9 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
11 9 (3.45%) Senior IT Support
11 9 (3.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 9 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (16.09%) .NET
2 32 (12.26%) HTML
3 22 (8.43%) XML
4 21 (8.05%) Web Services
4 21 (8.05%) .NET Framework
5 20 (7.66%) WCF
6 19 (7.28%) ASP.NET
7 16 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (5.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 14 (5.36%) CSS
10 12 (4.60%) WinForms
10 12 (4.60%) WPF
10 12 (4.60%) NHibernate
11 11 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (3.83%) Castle Windsor
12 10 (3.83%) Spring.NET
13 9 (3.45%) Application Packaging
13 9 (3.45%) XSLT
14 8 (3.07%) FIX Protocol
15 7 (2.68%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.75%) Clustering
2 8 (3.07%) Fat Client
2 8 (3.07%) Thin Client
2 8 (3.07%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.77%) Device Driver
5 2 (0.77%) Replication
6 1 (0.38%) User Experience
6 1 (0.38%) EPoS
6 1 (0.38%) AS400
6 1 (0.38%) FMCG
6 1 (0.38%) iSeries
6 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 100 (38.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 58 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 56 (21.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (14.56%) Linux
4 38 (14.56%) Windows 7
5 33 (12.64%) UNIX
6 18 (6.90%) Windows XP
7 12 (4.60%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.92%) Android
9 3 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.15%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.15%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.77%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.77%) Solaris
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.31%) ITIL
2 25 (9.58%) Manual Testing
3 22 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (8.05%) MVC
5 18 (6.90%) Test Scripting
6 17 (6.51%) Project Management
7 16 (6.13%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (4.98%) System Testing
9 12 (4.60%) TDD
10 11 (4.21%) Automated Testing
10 11 (4.21%) Validation
10 11 (4.21%) Project Planning
10 11 (4.21%) Line Management
11 10 (3.83%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (3.83%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (3.83%) PRINCE2
11 10 (3.83%) AOP
11 10 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (3.45%) Service Management
12 9 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 80 (30.65%) SQL
2 36 (13.79%) C#
3 22 (8.43%) VB
4 20 (7.66%) PowerShell
5 15 (5.75%) JavaScript
5 15 (5.75%) C
6 13 (4.98%) Python
7 10 (3.83%) VBScript
7 10 (3.83%) C++
8 9 (3.45%) Java
9 5 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.15%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.77%) Jython
11 2 (0.77%) Korn
12 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (21.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (16.86%) MCSE
3 24 (9.20%) MCP
4 21 (8.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (7.66%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (7.66%) CCNA
6 18 (6.90%) ISEB
7 16 (6.13%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (4.60%) CCA
8 12 (4.60%) Degree
9 6 (2.30%) MCITP
9 6 (2.30%) MCSA
9 6 (2.30%) NCDA
10 5 (1.92%) CCEE
10 5 (1.92%) CCAA
10 5 (1.92%) MCTS
11 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.15%) CCNP
12 2 (0.77%) CCEA
12 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.83%) SLA
2 8 (3.07%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (31.80%) Active Directory
2 45 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (14.56%) XenDesktop
4 37 (14.18%) XenApp
5 28 (10.73%) Hyper-V
6 17 (6.51%) vSphere
7 16 (6.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (4.98%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (4.60%) VMware ESX
9 12 (4.60%) Firmware
10 6 (2.30%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.92%) Terminal Server
12 4 (1.53%) IAG
12 4 (1.53%) UAG
13 3 (1.15%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.77%) XenServer
15 1 (0.38%) Novell eDirectory
15 1 (0.38%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 47 (18.01%) SCCM
2 16 (6.13%) SCOM
3 14 (5.36%) AppDNA
4 11 (4.21%) Backup Exec
5 8 (3.07%) WSUS
6 7 (2.68%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (2.30%) SCVMM
8 5 (1.92%) MAILsweeper
8 5 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.92%) SCDPM
9 4 (1.53%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.53%) SCSM
9 4 (1.53%) Cacti
9 4 (1.53%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.38%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 123 (47.13%) Microsoft
2 85 (32.57%) Citrix
3 71 (27.20%) VMware
4 55 (21.07%) Cisco
5 53 (20.31%) HP
6 47 (18.01%) Oracle
7 31 (11.88%) NetApp
8 22 (8.43%) EMC
9 17 (6.51%) IBM
10 12 (4.60%) Mitel
11 9 (3.45%) Symantec
11 9 (3.45%) Siemens
12 8 (3.07%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.68%) Nortel
14 6 (2.30%) CommVault
15 5 (1.92%) Finjan
15 5 (1.92%) Apple
16 4 (1.53%) CheckPoint
16 4 (1.53%) Veeam
16 4 (1.53%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £36,000 - £42,000 per year
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