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

Location
3 months to
2 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 140 124 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 23.73% 22.10% 19.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.63% 65.61% 65.60%
Number of salaries quoted 116 93 80
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,700 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
207 189 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 35.08% 33.69% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 182 150 118
Average salary £35,500 £35,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.70% +8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,300 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,850 £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 2 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 125 (50.61%) Microsoft
2 95 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (31.98%) Citrix
4 78 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 74 (29.96%) SQL
6 72 (29.15%) Active Directory
7 64 (25.91%) VMware
8 58 (23.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 56 (22.67%) Cisco
10 53 (21.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 51 (20.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 50 (20.24%) ITIL
12 50 (20.24%) SCCM
13 49 (19.84%) Firewall
14 46 (18.62%) MS Excel
15 45 (18.22%) Oracle
16 43 (17.41%) MCSE
17 40 (16.19%) .NET
17 40 (16.19%) XenDesktop
18 39 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
18 39 (15.79%) HP
19 36 (14.57%) Windows 7
20 33 (13.36%) Finance
20 33 (13.36%) C#
20 33 (13.36%) HTML
20 33 (13.36%) UNIX
20 33 (13.36%) MS Exchange
21 31 (12.55%) NetApp
22 30 (12.15%) TCP/IP
22 30 (12.15%) Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 33 (13.36%) MS Exchange
2 23 (9.31%) IIS
3 22 (8.91%) SharePoint
4 18 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (6.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (5.67%) Lync
7 12 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.43%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.81%) Apache
12 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.40%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 46 (18.62%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.12%) MS Office
3 10 (4.05%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (19.84%) Firewall
2 30 (12.15%) TCP/IP
3 29 (11.74%) SAN
4 23 (9.31%) DNS
4 23 (9.31%) NetScaler
5 18 (7.29%) LAN
5 18 (7.29%) WAN
6 17 (6.88%) Internet
6 17 (6.88%) Fibre Channel
7 16 (6.48%) DHCP
8 15 (6.07%) iSCSI
9 14 (5.67%) NAS
10 11 (4.45%) VoIP
11 10 (4.05%) Unified Communications
12 9 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.83%) Symposium
14 6 (2.43%) Cisco PIX
14 6 (2.43%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (2.43%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (2.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.50%) Oracle Database
2 21 (8.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (5.67%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.67%) RDBMS
4 12 (4.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.05%) DB2
7 8 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.40%) OLTP
9 1 (0.40%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 11 (4.45%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (3.24%) MSI
2 8 (3.24%) AdminStudio
2 8 (3.24%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.83%) InstallShield
4 5 (2.02%) PVCS
4 5 (2.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.40%) Xcode
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (13.36%) Finance
2 18 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.26%) Electronics
4 10 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.24%) Retail
5 8 (3.24%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.02%) Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 59 (23.89%) Analyst
2 36 (14.57%) Support Engineer
3 23 (9.31%) Support Analyst
4 21 (8.50%) IT Support
5 20 (8.10%) IT Support Engineer
5 20 (8.10%) Test Analyst
6 17 (6.88%) Developer
6 17 (6.88%) Administrator
7 15 (6.07%) Consultant
8 14 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (4.86%) DBA
9 12 (4.86%) Senior Support Engineer
10 11 (4.45%) Systems Analyst
10 11 (4.45%) Applications Support
11 10 (4.05%) Systems Test Analyst
12 9 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (3.64%) Technical Specialist
12 9 (3.64%) Senior IT Support
12 9 (3.64%) Software Test Analyst
12 9 (3.64%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (16.19%) .NET
2 33 (13.36%) HTML
3 23 (9.31%) ASP.NET
4 20 (8.10%) .NET Framework
5 18 (7.29%) Web Services
5 18 (7.29%) WCF
6 17 (6.88%) XML
7 16 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (6.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 14 (5.67%) CSS
10 12 (4.86%) WinForms
10 12 (4.86%) NHibernate
10 12 (4.86%) WPF
11 11 (4.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (4.05%) Castle Windsor
12 10 (4.05%) Spring.NET
13 9 (3.64%) Application Packaging
13 9 (3.64%) XSLT
13 9 (3.64%) COM
14 8 (3.24%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.29%) Clustering
2 10 (4.05%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.64%) Firmware
4 8 (3.24%) Thin Client
4 8 (3.24%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.81%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.81%) Replication
8 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.40%) EPoS
8 1 (0.40%) AS400
8 1 (0.40%) FMCG
8 1 (0.40%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 95 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 53 (21.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 51 (20.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (14.57%) Windows 7
5 33 (13.36%) UNIX
6 30 (12.15%) Linux
7 15 (6.07%) Windows XP
8 12 (4.86%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.43%) Android
10 4 (1.62%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (1.21%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.81%) Solaris
12 2 (0.81%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.24%) ITIL
2 27 (10.93%) Manual Testing
3 20 (8.10%) Test Scripting
3 20 (8.10%) MVC
4 19 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (6.88%) Network Monitoring
6 16 (6.48%) Project Management
6 16 (6.48%) System Testing
7 13 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 12 (4.86%) TDD
9 11 (4.45%) Project Planning
10 10 (4.05%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (4.05%) AOP
10 10 (4.05%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.05%) Line Management
11 9 (3.64%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (3.64%) Service Management
11 9 (3.64%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.64%) Validation
11 9 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 74 (29.96%) SQL
2 33 (13.36%) C#
3 25 (10.12%) VB
4 16 (6.48%) PowerShell
5 15 (6.07%) C
6 14 (5.67%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.45%) C++
7 11 (4.45%) Java
8 10 (4.05%) VBScript
8 10 (4.05%) Python
9 6 (2.43%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.02%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.81%) Jython
11 2 (0.81%) Korn
12 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (23.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (17.41%) MCSE
3 21 (8.50%) MCP
4 20 (8.10%) ISEB
5 19 (7.69%) CCNA
5 19 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (6.48%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (5.26%) Degree
8 12 (4.86%) CCA
9 9 (3.64%) MCITP
10 7 (2.83%) MCTS
10 7 (2.83%) NCDA
11 6 (2.43%) MCSA
12 5 (2.02%) CCEE
12 5 (2.02%) CCAA
13 3 (1.21%) CCNP
13 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.81%) CCEA
14 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.64%) QA
2 6 (2.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (29.15%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.19%) XenDesktop
3 39 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (11.34%) XenApp
5 27 (10.93%) Hyper-V
6 21 (8.50%) vSphere
7 19 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (4.86%) VMware ESX
10 9 (3.64%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (3.24%) UAG
12 6 (2.43%) IAG
13 5 (2.02%) Terminal Server
13 5 (2.02%) ISA Server
14 4 (1.62%) Novell eDirectory
15 3 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (20.24%) SCCM
2 17 (6.88%) SCOM
3 14 (5.67%) AppDNA
4 11 (4.45%) Backup Exec
5 10 (4.05%) WSUS
6 7 (2.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (2.43%) SCVMM
7 6 (2.43%) Cacti
8 5 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.62%) SCSM
9 4 (1.62%) SCDPM
9 4 (1.62%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.21%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.81%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.40%) Unicenter
12 1 (0.40%) MOM
12 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 125 (50.61%) Microsoft
2 79 (31.98%) Citrix
3 64 (25.91%) VMware
4 56 (22.67%) Cisco
5 45 (18.22%) Oracle
6 39 (15.79%) HP
7 31 (12.55%) NetApp
8 21 (8.50%) EMC
9 16 (6.48%) IBM
10 13 (5.26%) Mitel
10 13 (5.26%) Symantec
11 10 (4.05%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.64%) Siemens
13 6 (2.43%) Dell
13 6 (2.43%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.02%) Perforce
14 5 (2.02%) Nortel
14 5 (2.02%) Apple
15 4 (1.62%) CommVault
15 4 (1.62%) Novell
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