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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 114 136 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 13.97% 23.05% 22.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.15% 67.66% 67.02%
Number of salaries quoted 93 113 91
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
158 201 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 19.36% 34.07% 34.05%
Number of salaries quoted 134 177 145
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 116 (45.14%) Microsoft
2 93 (36.19%) .NET
3 85 (33.07%) SQL
4 79 (30.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (28.02%) Oracle
6 71 (27.63%) C#
7 68 (26.46%) SQL Server
8 63 (24.51%) Linux
9 62 (24.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 56 (21.79%) Cisco
11 51 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (18.29%) Visual Studio
13 46 (17.90%) PowerShell
14 43 (16.73%) VMware
15 42 (16.34%) Windows Server 2003
16 41 (15.95%) Degree
17 40 (15.56%) MS Excel
18 39 (15.18%) Java
19 38 (14.79%) ITIL
20 36 (14.01%) Active Directory
21 34 (13.23%) IIS
22 31 (12.06%) User Experience
23 30 (11.67%) Windows 7
23 30 (11.67%) Cisco Nexus
23 30 (11.67%) JBoss
24 28 (10.89%) Software Engineering
25 25 (9.73%) Windows XP
25 25 (9.73%) Scrum
25 25 (9.73%) IaaS
26 24 (9.34%) Computer Science

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 34 (13.23%) IIS
2 30 (11.67%) JBoss
3 20 (7.78%) SharePoint
4 19 (7.39%) MS Exchange
5 13 (5.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.17%) Lync
8 3 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.17%) Apache
8 3 (1.17%) CMS
9 2 (0.78%) Node.js
9 2 (0.78%) nginx
10 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.39%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 40 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.67%) MS Office
3 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.39%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.73%) IaaS
2 23 (8.95%) Office 365
3 19 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (3.89%) SaaS
6 3 (1.17%) PaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 23 (8.95%) Firewall
3 19 (7.39%) SAN
4 13 (5.06%) WAN
5 11 (4.28%) LAN
6 10 (3.89%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (3.50%) Wireless Security
7 9 (3.50%) Wireless
8 7 (2.72%) Broadband
9 6 (2.33%) MPLS
9 6 (2.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.33%) DNS
10 5 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.95%) Network Security
11 4 (1.56%) VPN
11 4 (1.56%) OSPF
11 4 (1.56%) Internet
12 3 (1.17%) VLAN
12 3 (1.17%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.78%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (26.46%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.56%) SQLite
6 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.56%) MySQL
7 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.17%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.78%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (0.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 47 (18.29%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.17%) NUnit
3 17 (6.61%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.45%) Selenium
4 14 (5.45%) InstallShield
5 8 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.72%) MSTest
6 7 (2.72%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (2.72%) Moq
7 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
General
1 23 (8.95%) Finance
2 15 (5.84%) Electronics
3 14 (5.45%) Retail
4 11 (4.28%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (3.50%) Law
6 6 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.56%) Games
8 3 (1.17%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 50 (19.46%) Analyst
2 36 (14.01%) Developer
3 27 (10.51%) Architect
4 25 (9.73%) Applications Support
5 22 (8.56%) Software Engineer
6 18 (7.00%) Support Analyst
7 17 (6.61%) Support Engineer
8 16 (6.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 15 (5.84%) .NET Developer
10 14 (5.45%) C++ Software Engineer
11 13 (5.06%) Junior
11 13 (5.06%) Junior Architect
12 12 (4.67%) Development Manager
12 12 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (4.67%) Designer
13 11 (4.28%) Technical Designer
13 11 (4.28%) Security Analyst
13 11 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
14 10 (3.89%) Applications Support Analyst
14 10 (3.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (36.19%) .NET
2 23 (8.95%) ASP.NET
3 19 (7.39%) HTML
4 16 (6.23%) WCF
5 14 (5.45%) CSS
6 12 (4.67%) AngularJS
7 11 (4.28%) WPF
8 10 (3.89%) Web Services
9 9 (3.50%) XML
10 8 (3.11%) jQuery
10 8 (3.11%) WinForms
10 8 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (3.11%) HTML5
11 7 (2.72%) Spring.NET
11 7 (2.72%) Castle Windsor
11 7 (2.72%) Ninject
11 7 (2.72%) Unity DI Container
11 7 (2.72%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.72%) Middleware
12 6 (2.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.06%) User Experience
2 24 (9.34%) Computer Science
3 19 (7.39%) Mathematics
4 14 (5.45%) Physics
5 13 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.28%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (3.89%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.72%) iSeries
8 7 (2.72%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (2.72%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.72%) AS400
9 6 (2.33%) EPoS
9 6 (2.33%) Smartphone
9 6 (2.33%) Kindle
10 3 (1.17%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.17%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.17%) Animation
10 3 (1.17%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.17%) Replication
11 2 (0.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 79 (30.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 63 (24.51%) Linux
3 62 (24.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (16.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (11.67%) Windows 7
6 25 (9.73%) Windows XP
7 22 (8.56%) UNIX
8 8 (3.11%) Solaris
9 7 (2.72%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.72%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (2.72%) Windows Vista
10 6 (2.33%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.95%) Android
12 1 (0.39%) AIX
12 1 (0.39%) CentOS
12 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (14.79%) ITIL
3 28 (10.89%) Software Engineering
4 25 (9.73%) Scrum
5 22 (8.56%) DevOps
6 18 (7.00%) Unit Testing
7 17 (6.61%) MVC
8 15 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (4.67%) Image Processing
9 12 (4.67%) Pattern Recognition
10 11 (4.28%) TDD
11 10 (3.89%) PRINCE2
11 10 (3.89%) CRM
11 10 (3.89%) SIEM
12 9 (3.50%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (3.50%) Computer Security
12 9 (3.50%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.50%) Coaching
13 8 (3.11%) Line Management
13 8 (3.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 85 (33.07%) SQL
2 71 (27.63%) C#
3 46 (17.90%) PowerShell
4 39 (15.18%) Java
5 21 (8.17%) C++
5 21 (8.17%) Python
6 20 (7.78%) JavaScript
7 15 (5.84%) PL/SQL
8 13 (5.06%) VB.NET
9 11 (4.28%) VB
9 11 (4.28%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.17%) C
10 3 (1.17%) Perl
10 3 (1.17%) Ruby
11 2 (0.78%) PHP
11 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.78%) R
12 1 (0.39%) VB6
12 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (15.95%) Degree
2 15 (5.84%) PhD
3 14 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.89%) CISSP
5 9 (3.50%) CISM
6 6 (2.33%) MCSE
6 6 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (1.95%) MCSA
7 5 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.56%) MCITP
9 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.17%) CCNA
9 3 (1.17%) CCA
10 2 (0.78%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.39%) MCDST
11 1 (0.39%) MCTS
11 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.67%) SLA
2 2 (0.78%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (14.01%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.28%) XenApp
4 11 (4.28%) vSphere
5 5 (1.95%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.39%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (7.00%) Puppet
3 9 (3.50%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.17%) ARCserve
5 3 (1.17%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.17%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.17%) SCCM
6 2 (0.78%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.39%) Control-M
7 1 (0.39%) Nagios
7 1 (0.39%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.39%) SCOM
7 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.39%) WSUS
7 1 (0.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 116 (45.14%) Microsoft
2 72 (28.02%) Oracle
3 56 (21.79%) Cisco
4 43 (16.73%) VMware
5 22 (8.56%) Citrix
6 17 (6.61%) NetApp
7 11 (4.28%) McAfee
8 10 (3.89%) HP
9 9 (3.50%) IBM
10 6 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.33%) Dell
10 6 (2.33%) Xamarin
11 5 (1.95%) Symantec
11 5 (1.95%) Sophos
12 4 (1.56%) SAP
12 4 (1.56%) Apple
13 3 (1.17%) Netezza
13 3 (1.17%) Splunk
14 2 (0.78%) LANDesk
14 2 (0.78%) SonicWALL
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