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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 114 73 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 17.81% 13.80% 22.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.50% 73.00% 62.83%
Number of salaries quoted 90 48 108
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,950 £24,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
151 100 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 23.59% 18.90% 35.30%
Number of salaries quoted 126 73 179
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £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 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 88 (37.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 85 (36.17%) SQL Server
3 82 (34.89%) Active Directory
4 79 (33.62%) Microsoft
5 64 (27.23%) SQL
6 63 (26.81%) VMware
7 61 (25.96%) ITIL
8 54 (22.98%) Linux
9 50 (21.28%) .NET
9 50 (21.28%) Citrix
10 49 (20.85%) Oracle
11 46 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 45 (19.15%) HP
12 45 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 42 (17.87%) MS Excel
14 41 (17.45%) MS Exchange
15 40 (17.02%) Windows 7
16 39 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 37 (15.74%) MS Office
17 37 (15.74%) Finance
18 34 (14.47%) Cisco
19 33 (14.04%) C#
20 29 (12.34%) IIS
20 29 (12.34%) XenApp
20 29 (12.34%) Exchange Server 2010
21 28 (11.91%) SQL Server 2008
22 26 (11.06%) LAN
22 26 (11.06%) WAN
22 26 (11.06%) SharePoint
22 26 (11.06%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 41 (17.45%) MS Exchange
2 29 (12.34%) IIS
2 29 (12.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (11.06%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.81%) Tomcat
5 13 (5.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (4.26%) Lync
7 9 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.70%) JBoss
10 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.85%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.43%) Apache
12 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (17.87%) MS Excel
2 37 (15.74%) MS Office
3 3 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (4.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.13%) Office 365
1 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.06%) LAN
1 26 (11.06%) WAN
2 25 (10.64%) SAN
2 25 (10.64%) Internet
3 20 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 17 (7.23%) Firewall
5 11 (4.68%) DNS
6 9 (3.83%) Intranet
7 8 (3.40%) DHCP
8 7 (2.98%) VoIP
8 7 (2.98%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (2.55%) Symposium
10 5 (2.13%) FTP
10 5 (2.13%) MPLS
11 4 (1.70%) VLAN
11 4 (1.70%) Nortel Meridian
12 3 (1.28%) SMTP
12 3 (1.28%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.28%) Network Security
13 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.40%) DB2
5 7 (2.98%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.98%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.55%) MySQL
7 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (3.83%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.98%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.43%) MSI
4 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
General
1 37 (15.74%) Finance
2 9 (3.83%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.55%) Banking
3 6 (2.55%) Electronics
4 4 (1.70%) Retail
5 2 (0.85%) Local Government
5 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.43%) Finnish Language
6 1 (0.43%) French Language
6 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (32.77%) Analyst
2 44 (18.72%) Support Analyst
3 27 (11.49%) Applications Support
4 20 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 19 (8.09%) Team Leader
6 17 (7.23%) Consultant
6 17 (7.23%) Administrator
7 16 (6.81%) IT Support
8 14 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 12 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (5.11%) DBA
10 12 (5.11%) Service Analyst
11 11 (4.68%) Tester
11 11 (4.68%) IT Support Analyst
11 11 (4.68%) Support Team Leader
11 11 (4.68%) Developer
12 10 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (21.28%) .NET
2 19 (8.09%) Web Services
3 15 (6.38%) XML
3 15 (6.38%) ASP.NET
3 15 (6.38%) J2EE
4 14 (5.96%) HTML
5 13 (5.53%) WCF
6 12 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (2.55%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.55%) CSS
8 4 (1.70%) jQuery
8 4 (1.70%) Middleware
8 4 (1.70%) COM
9 3 (1.28%) XSLT
9 3 (1.28%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.85%) WPF
10 2 (0.85%) CSS3
10 2 (0.85%) HTML5
10 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.83%) Clustering
2 7 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.55%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.70%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.70%) User Experience
5 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.85%) iPhone
6 2 (0.85%) FMCG
6 2 (0.85%) Social Network
6 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.85%) Replication
6 2 (0.85%) NHS
7 1 (0.43%) EPoS
7 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.43%) AS400
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.43%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 88 (37.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 54 (22.98%) Linux
3 46 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (17.02%) Windows 7
6 25 (10.64%) UNIX
7 22 (9.36%) Windows XP
8 16 (6.81%) Solaris
9 15 (6.38%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.98%) Android
11 3 (1.28%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.85%) AIX
13 1 (0.43%) Debian
13 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (25.96%) ITIL
2 17 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (7.23%) DevOps
3 16 (6.81%) CRM
4 15 (6.38%) MVC
4 15 (6.38%) Line Management
5 12 (5.11%) Manual Testing
5 12 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (4.68%) Service Delivery
6 11 (4.68%) Mentoring
7 10 (4.26%) Scrum
8 8 (3.40%) Kanban
8 8 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (2.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (2.98%) Software Deployment
9 7 (2.98%) Test Scripting
10 6 (2.55%) Automated Testing
10 6 (2.55%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (2.55%) Validation
11 5 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (27.23%) SQL
2 33 (14.04%) C#
3 22 (9.36%) PowerShell
4 15 (6.38%) Python
5 12 (5.11%) Java
5 12 (5.11%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.26%) Perl
7 9 (3.83%) VB
8 6 (2.55%) C
9 5 (2.13%) C++
10 4 (1.70%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.85%) PHP
12 2 (0.85%) VBScript
13 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.43%) Delphi
13 1 (0.43%) VC++
13 1 (0.43%) Jython
13 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (10.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (8.51%) MCSE
3 19 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (7.66%) CCNA
5 13 (5.53%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (3.83%) Degree
7 8 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.40%) MCP
8 6 (2.55%) MCSA
9 5 (2.13%) MCITP
10 4 (1.70%) ISEB
11 3 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.85%) CCENT
12 2 (0.85%) CCA
12 2 (0.85%) HND
13 1 (0.43%) CCNP
13 1 (0.43%) NCDA
13 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.26%) SLA
2 5 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 82 (34.89%) Active Directory
2 39 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (12.34%) XenApp
4 26 (11.06%) Hyper-V
5 12 (5.11%) XenDesktop
6 11 (4.68%) vSphere
7 6 (2.55%) Firmware
8 5 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.85%) XenServer
9 2 (0.85%) vCloud
9 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.43%) RHEV
10 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.43%) IAG
10 1 (0.43%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (7.23%) SCCM
2 15 (6.38%) Tivoli
3 12 (5.11%) NetBackup
4 11 (4.68%) Backup Exec
5 10 (4.26%) SCOM
6 9 (3.83%) Ansible
6 9 (3.83%) BladeLogic
7 8 (3.40%) SCDPM
7 8 (3.40%) Unicenter
7 8 (3.40%) Nagios
8 6 (2.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (2.55%) Control-M
9 5 (2.13%) MAILsweeper
9 5 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.70%) WSUS
11 3 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (1.28%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
13 1 (0.43%) Salt
13 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 79 (33.62%) Microsoft
2 63 (26.81%) VMware
3 50 (21.28%) Citrix
4 49 (20.85%) Oracle
5 45 (19.15%) HP
6 34 (14.47%) Cisco
7 24 (10.21%) NetApp
8 16 (6.81%) Symantec
9 9 (3.83%) IBM
9 9 (3.83%) EMC
10 5 (2.13%) CommVault
10 5 (2.13%) Finjan
11 4 (1.70%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.70%) Nortel
11 4 (1.70%) Dell
11 4 (1.70%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.28%) Sybase
12 3 (1.28%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.28%) Apple
12 3 (1.28%) webMethods
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + D.O.E
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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