The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 130 166 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 20.90% 24.06% 17.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.52% 70.64% 62.62%
Number of salaries quoted 108 108 64
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £29,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £52,450 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
187 235 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 30.06% 34.06% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 164 164 100
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £42,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows
West Midlands

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 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 107 (50.47%) Microsoft
2 88 (41.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (35.38%) SQL Server
4 67 (31.60%) Active Directory
4 67 (31.60%) Citrix
5 64 (30.19%) SQL
6 58 (27.36%) VMware
7 57 (26.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 52 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (24.06%) Cisco
10 47 (22.17%) SCCM
10 47 (22.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 46 (21.70%) Firewall
12 45 (21.23%) ITIL
13 44 (20.75%) .NET
14 42 (19.81%) MCSE
15 38 (17.92%) MS Excel
15 38 (17.92%) Oracle
15 38 (17.92%) XenDesktop
16 35 (16.51%) HP
17 33 (15.57%) Windows 7
17 33 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
18 30 (14.15%) HTML
19 29 (13.68%) Finance
19 29 (13.68%) C#
20 28 (13.21%) MS Exchange
20 28 (13.21%) SAN
21 27 (12.74%) UNIX
21 27 (12.74%) IIS
21 27 (12.74%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (13.21%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.74%) IIS
3 18 (8.49%) SharePoint
4 16 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (5.19%) Lync
6 6 (2.83%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.36%) Apache
8 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.94%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.47%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (17.92%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.91%) MS Office
3 10 (4.72%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.25%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 46 (21.70%) Firewall
2 28 (13.21%) SAN
3 25 (11.79%) TCP/IP
4 22 (10.38%) NetScaler
5 20 (9.43%) DNS
6 19 (8.96%) LAN
6 19 (8.96%) WAN
7 18 (8.49%) Fibre Channel
8 14 (6.60%) NAS
8 14 (6.60%) DHCP
9 13 (6.13%) iSCSI
10 12 (5.66%) Internet
11 11 (5.19%) VoIP
12 9 (4.25%) Unified Communications
13 8 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (2.83%) Cisco PIX
15 6 (2.83%) Symposium
15 6 (2.83%) Ethernet
16 5 (2.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (35.38%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.43%) Oracle Database
2 20 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (6.60%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.60%) RDBMS
4 12 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.83%) DB2
8 1 (0.47%) OLTP
8 1 (0.47%) MaxDB
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (5.19%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (3.77%) MSI
2 8 (3.77%) AdminStudio
3 7 (3.30%) InstallShield
4 6 (2.83%) PVCS
4 6 (2.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.47%) Xcode
6 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (13.68%) Finance
2 16 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.72%) Electronics
4 9 (4.25%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.77%) Retail
6 7 (3.30%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.83%) Banking
8 2 (0.94%) Local Government
9 1 (0.47%) Marketing
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (23.58%) Analyst
2 30 (14.15%) Support Engineer
3 20 (9.43%) Support Analyst
4 19 (8.96%) Developer
5 17 (8.02%) IT Support Engineer
5 17 (8.02%) IT Support
6 16 (7.55%) Test Analyst
7 15 (7.08%) Consultant
8 12 (5.66%) Administrator
8 12 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (4.72%) Senior Support Engineer
10 9 (4.25%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (3.77%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (3.77%) Test Manager
11 8 (3.77%) DBA
11 8 (3.77%) Systems Test Analyst
11 8 (3.77%) Implementation Specialist
11 8 (3.77%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.75%) .NET
2 30 (14.15%) HTML
3 27 (12.74%) ASP.NET
4 20 (9.43%) .NET Framework
5 18 (8.49%) WCF
6 16 (7.55%) Web Services
7 15 (7.08%) CSS
7 15 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (7.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 14 (6.60%) XML
9 12 (5.66%) WinForms
9 12 (5.66%) WPF
9 12 (5.66%) NHibernate
10 11 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (4.72%) Castle Windsor
11 10 (4.72%) Spring.NET
12 9 (4.25%) Application Packaging
12 9 (4.25%) XSLT
13 8 (3.77%) COM
13 8 (3.77%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.91%) Clustering
2 10 (4.72%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.77%) Fat Client
3 8 (3.77%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.36%) Firmware
5 4 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.94%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.47%) Replication
7 1 (0.47%) iSeries
7 1 (0.47%) EPoS
7 1 (0.47%) AS400
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 88 (41.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 52 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 47 (22.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (15.57%) Windows 7
5 27 (12.74%) UNIX
6 22 (10.38%) Linux
7 13 (6.13%) Windows XP
8 9 (4.25%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.30%) Android
10 4 (1.89%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.42%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.94%) Solaris
13 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.23%) ITIL
2 22 (10.38%) Manual Testing
3 19 (8.96%) MVC
4 16 (7.55%) System Testing
4 16 (7.55%) Test Scripting
4 16 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (7.08%) Project Management
6 12 (5.66%) TDD
7 11 (5.19%) Project Planning
7 11 (5.19%) PRINCE2
8 10 (4.72%) AOP
8 10 (4.72%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (4.72%) Automated Testing
9 9 (4.25%) Technical Analysis
9 9 (4.25%) Service Management
10 8 (3.77%) Software Engineering
10 8 (3.77%) Unit Testing
11 7 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (3.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 64 (30.19%) SQL
2 29 (13.68%) C#
3 23 (10.85%) VB
4 15 (7.08%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.60%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.66%) C
7 10 (4.72%) Java
8 9 (4.25%) C++
8 9 (4.25%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.25%) VBScript
9 6 (2.83%) Embedded C
10 5 (2.36%) Python
11 2 (0.94%) Korn
11 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.94%) PHP
12 1 (0.47%) Jython
Qualifications
1 57 (26.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (19.81%) MCSE
3 21 (9.91%) MCP
4 18 (8.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (8.02%) ISEB
6 16 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (7.08%) Citrix Certification
7 15 (7.08%) CCNA
8 13 (6.13%) Degree
9 11 (5.19%) CCA
10 10 (4.72%) MCITP
11 8 (3.77%) MCTS
12 6 (2.83%) NCDA
12 6 (2.83%) CCEE
13 5 (2.36%) CCAA
14 4 (1.89%) MCSA
15 3 (1.42%) CCEA
16 2 (0.94%) CCIE
16 2 (0.94%) CCNP
16 2 (0.94%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.30%) QA
2 4 (1.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (31.60%) Active Directory
2 38 (17.92%) XenDesktop
3 33 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (12.26%) Hyper-V
5 25 (11.79%) XenApp
6 22 (10.38%) vSphere
7 20 (9.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (5.19%) VMware ESX
9 10 (4.72%) Forefront TMG
10 9 (4.25%) UAG
11 6 (2.83%) IAG
11 6 (2.83%) ISA Server
12 5 (2.36%) Terminal Server
13 4 (1.89%) Novell eDirectory
14 3 (1.42%) XenServer
15 2 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 47 (22.17%) SCCM
2 15 (7.08%) SCOM
3 13 (6.13%) AppDNA
4 9 (4.25%) Backup Exec
5 8 (3.77%) WSUS
5 8 (3.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (2.83%) Cacti
7 5 (2.36%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (2.36%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.42%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.42%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.42%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.42%) SCSM
9 2 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.94%) MOM
9 2 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.47%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 107 (50.47%) Microsoft
2 67 (31.60%) Citrix
3 58 (27.36%) VMware
4 51 (24.06%) Cisco
5 38 (17.92%) Oracle
6 35 (16.51%) HP
7 26 (12.26%) NetApp
8 20 (9.43%) EMC
9 14 (6.60%) IBM
10 12 (5.66%) Mitel
10 12 (5.66%) Symantec
11 11 (5.19%) Dell
12 10 (4.72%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.77%) Siemens
14 6 (2.83%) CheckPoint
14 6 (2.83%) Perforce
15 5 (2.36%) Apple
15 5 (2.36%) Nortel
16 4 (1.89%) CommVault
16 4 (1.89%) Novell
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Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £35K Basic+ benefits
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