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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 150 113 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 25.00% 22.07% 18.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.81% 68.90% 64.96%
Number of salaries quoted 126 83 87
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £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
218 164 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 36.33% 32.03% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 194 130 130
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £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 15 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 15 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.

1 126 (49.41%) Microsoft
2 98 (38.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (31.37%) Citrix
4 79 (30.98%) SQL Server
5 78 (30.59%) SQL
5 78 (30.59%) Active Directory
6 62 (24.31%) VMware
7 56 (21.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 55 (21.57%) Cisco
9 53 (20.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 53 (20.78%) ITIL
10 52 (20.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 51 (20.00%) SCCM
12 50 (19.61%) MS Excel
13 48 (18.82%) Oracle
13 48 (18.82%) Firewall
14 44 (17.25%) MCSE
14 44 (17.25%) HP
15 40 (15.69%) .NET
15 40 (15.69%) XenDesktop
16 39 (15.29%) Windows 7
16 39 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 39 (15.29%) Finance
17 36 (14.12%) C#
18 34 (13.33%) UNIX
18 34 (13.33%) MS Exchange
19 33 (12.94%) TCP/IP
19 33 (12.94%) Linux
19 33 (12.94%) HTML
20 30 (11.76%) XenApp

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 15 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 34 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.63%) SharePoint
3 20 (7.84%) IIS
3 20 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (5.49%) Lync
6 12 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.39%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.39%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 50 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 27 (10.59%) MS Office
3 10 (3.92%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (18.82%) Firewall
2 33 (12.94%) TCP/IP
3 28 (10.98%) SAN
4 23 (9.02%) LAN
4 23 (9.02%) WAN
4 23 (9.02%) DNS
4 23 (9.02%) NetScaler
5 22 (8.63%) Internet
6 16 (6.27%) DHCP
7 15 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
7 15 (5.88%) iSCSI
8 14 (5.49%) NAS
9 13 (5.10%) VoIP
10 10 (3.92%) Unified Communications
11 9 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (3.53%) Symposium
12 6 (2.35%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (2.35%) Intranet
13 5 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (30.98%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (8.24%) Oracle Database
3 15 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 13 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.31%) DB2
6 10 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.78%) MySQL
9 1 (0.39%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 11 (4.31%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.14%) AdminStudio
3 8 (3.14%) MSI
4 7 (2.75%) InstallShield
5 4 (1.57%) PVCS
5 4 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.39%) Xcode
7 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
General
1 39 (15.29%) Finance
2 20 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.10%) Electronics
4 11 (4.31%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.14%) Retail
6 6 (2.35%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.96%) Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Local Government
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 62 (24.31%) Analyst
2 37 (14.51%) Support Engineer
3 25 (9.80%) Support Analyst
4 20 (7.84%) IT Support
5 19 (7.45%) IT Support Engineer
5 19 (7.45%) Test Analyst
6 18 (7.06%) Developer
6 18 (7.06%) Administrator
7 15 (5.88%) Consultant
8 14 (5.49%) DBA
9 13 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.71%) Applications Support
10 12 (4.71%) Senior Support Engineer
11 10 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (3.53%) Test Manager
12 9 (3.53%) Architect
12 9 (3.53%) .NET Developer
12 9 (3.53%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (3.53%) Technical Specialist
12 9 (3.53%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.69%) .NET
2 33 (12.94%) HTML
3 21 (8.24%) ASP.NET
3 21 (8.24%) .NET Framework
4 20 (7.84%) Web Services
4 20 (7.84%) WCF
5 18 (7.06%) XML
6 16 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 15 (5.88%) CSS
8 12 (4.71%) WinForms
8 12 (4.71%) NHibernate
8 12 (4.71%) WPF
9 11 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (3.92%) Castle Windsor
10 10 (3.92%) Spring.NET
11 9 (3.53%) Application Packaging
11 9 (3.53%) XSLT
11 9 (3.53%) COM
12 8 (3.14%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.27%) Clustering
2 10 (3.92%) Firmware
2 10 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.14%) Thin Client
3 8 (3.14%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.78%) Device Driver
6 2 (0.78%) Replication
7 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.39%) User Experience
7 1 (0.39%) EPoS
7 1 (0.39%) AS400
7 1 (0.39%) FMCG
7 1 (0.39%) iSeries
7 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 98 (38.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 53 (20.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 52 (20.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (15.29%) Windows 7
5 34 (13.33%) UNIX
6 33 (12.94%) Linux
7 17 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 12 (4.71%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.35%) Android
10 4 (1.57%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.18%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.78%) Solaris
13 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.78%) ITIL
2 26 (10.20%) Manual Testing
3 21 (8.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (8.24%) MVC
4 19 (7.45%) Test Scripting
4 19 (7.45%) Network Monitoring
5 17 (6.67%) Project Management
6 14 (5.49%) System Testing
7 13 (5.10%) Automated Testing
8 12 (4.71%) TDD
9 11 (4.31%) Project Planning
10 10 (3.92%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (3.92%) AOP
10 10 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (3.92%) PRINCE2
10 10 (3.92%) Line Management
11 9 (3.53%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (3.53%) Service Management
11 9 (3.53%) Validation
12 8 (3.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 78 (30.59%) SQL
2 36 (14.12%) C#
3 23 (9.02%) VB
4 16 (6.27%) PowerShell
4 16 (6.27%) JavaScript
5 15 (5.88%) C
6 11 (4.31%) Java
6 11 (4.31%) Python
7 10 (3.92%) VBScript
7 10 (3.92%) C++
8 5 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.57%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.78%) Jython
11 2 (0.78%) Korn
12 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.39%) Perl
12 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (21.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (17.25%) MCSE
3 24 (9.41%) MCP
4 20 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (7.84%) CCNA
5 19 (7.45%) ISEB
5 19 (7.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (6.27%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (5.10%) Degree
8 12 (4.71%) CCA
9 6 (2.35%) MCSA
9 6 (2.35%) MCITP
9 6 (2.35%) NCDA
10 5 (1.96%) CCEE
10 5 (1.96%) CCAA
10 5 (1.96%) MCTS
11 3 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.18%) CCNP
12 2 (0.78%) CCEA
12 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.14%) SLA
1 8 (3.14%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (30.59%) Active Directory
2 40 (15.69%) XenDesktop
3 39 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (11.76%) XenApp
5 27 (10.59%) Hyper-V
6 18 (7.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (6.67%) vSphere
8 13 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (4.71%) VMware ESX
10 8 (3.14%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (2.75%) UAG
12 6 (2.35%) IAG
12 6 (2.35%) Terminal Server
13 5 (1.96%) ISA Server
14 4 (1.57%) Novell eDirectory
15 3 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.78%) XenServer
17 1 (0.39%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 51 (20.00%) SCCM
2 17 (6.67%) SCOM
3 14 (5.49%) AppDNA
4 11 (4.31%) Backup Exec
5 10 (3.92%) WSUS
6 6 (2.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (2.35%) Cacti
6 6 (2.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (2.35%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.57%) MAILsweeper
7 4 (1.57%) SCDPM
7 4 (1.57%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.57%) SCSM
8 3 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.78%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.39%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 126 (49.41%) Microsoft
2 80 (31.37%) Citrix
3 62 (24.31%) VMware
4 55 (21.57%) Cisco
5 48 (18.82%) Oracle
6 44 (17.25%) HP
7 29 (11.37%) NetApp
8 23 (9.02%) EMC
9 17 (6.67%) IBM
10 12 (4.71%) Mitel
11 11 (4.31%) Symantec
12 10 (3.92%) SolarWinds
13 9 (3.53%) Siemens
14 7 (2.75%) Nortel
15 6 (2.35%) CheckPoint
16 5 (1.96%) Apple
16 5 (1.96%) CommVault
17 4 (1.57%) Avaya
17 4 (1.57%) Novell
17 4 (1.57%) Finjan
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