Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 12 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 148 172 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 14.84% 12.95% 13.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.50% 70.20% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 145 146 170
Coventry median annual salary £36,500 £31,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.87% +14.55% -28.57%
10th Percentile £26,000 £18,125 £19,250
90th Percentile £54,500 £56,250 £53,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -7.14%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Coventry
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 253 245 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 25.38% 18.45% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 233 205 267
Coventry median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.41% -7.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £18,600 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -6.67%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Coventry

Windows
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Coventry.

Salary trend for Windows in Coventry

Windows
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Coventry over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Coventry

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Windows.

1 67 (45.27%) Microsoft
2 58 (39.19%) Active Directory
3 47 (31.76%) Windows Server
4 41 (27.70%) ITIL
5 36 (24.32%) Linux
6 35 (23.65%) SQL
7 31 (20.95%) Windows 7
8 30 (20.27%) VPN
9 29 (19.59%) SQL Server
9 29 (19.59%) Microsoft Office
9 29 (19.59%) Windows 10
10 26 (17.57%) TCP/IP
10 26 (17.57%) Citrix
11 23 (15.54%) VMware
11 23 (15.54%) Hyper-V
12 21 (14.19%) Office 365
13 19 (12.84%) SharePoint
14 18 (12.16%) DNS
14 18 (12.16%) SLA
14 18 (12.16%) ITIL V3
15 17 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 17 (11.49%) Firewall
16 15 (10.14%) DHCP
16 15 (10.14%) MS Exchange
16 15 (10.14%) IIS
16 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (9.46%) Windows 8
17 14 (9.46%) NetBackup
17 14 (9.46%) Adobe

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (12.84%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.14%) IIS
2 15 (10.14%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.35%) Confluence
6 2 (1.35%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.68%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 29 (19.59%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.19%) Office 365
2 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.27%) VPN
2 26 (17.57%) TCP/IP
3 18 (12.16%) DNS
4 17 (11.49%) Firewall
5 15 (10.14%) DHCP
6 13 (8.78%) Network Security
7 10 (6.76%) FTP
7 10 (6.76%) HTTP
7 10 (6.76%) LAN
7 10 (6.76%) SSH
7 10 (6.76%) WAN
8 9 (6.08%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (4.05%) VLAN
10 5 (3.38%) Internet
11 3 (2.03%) MPLS
11 3 (2.03%) SAN
12 2 (1.35%) Bluetooth
12 2 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.35%) Skype
12 2 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.70%) Spatial Data
3 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.68%) Power BI
4 1 (0.68%) RavenDB
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.70%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.68%) Subversion
3 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (5.41%) Manufacturing
1 8 (5.41%) Retail
2 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.70%) Back Office
4 3 (2.03%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Automotive
5 1 (0.68%) Finance
5 1 (0.68%) French Language
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (21.62%) Analyst
2 28 (18.92%) Desktop Support
3 25 (16.89%) Support Engineer
4 18 (12.16%) Desktop Engineer
4 18 (12.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 18 (12.16%) Support Analyst
5 16 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (9.46%) Technical Support
7 11 (7.43%) Developer
7 11 (7.43%) IT Manager
7 11 (7.43%) Technical Analyst
7 11 (7.43%) Technical Support Analyst
8 10 (6.76%) Support Team Leader
8 10 (6.76%) Team Leader
9 8 (5.41%) Desktop Support Team Leader
9 8 (5.41%) Desktop Team Leader
9 8 (5.41%) Operations Manager
10 7 (4.73%) 1st Line Support
11 6 (4.05%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.11%) .NET
2 7 (4.73%) WPF
3 6 (4.05%) WinForms
4 5 (3.38%) SOAP
4 5 (3.38%) XML
4 5 (3.38%) XSLT
5 4 (2.70%) .NET Core
5 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.35%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.35%) Middleware
6 2 (1.35%) Web Services
7 1 (0.68%) EDI
7 1 (0.68%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.68%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.68%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.70%) Clustering
5 4 (2.70%) Replication
6 3 (2.03%) Handset
7 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.35%) CMDB
7 2 (1.35%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.35%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.35%) iPad
7 2 (1.35%) PKI
7 2 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.35%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) EMV
8 1 (0.68%) PMI
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (31.76%) Windows Server
2 36 (24.32%) Linux
3 31 (20.95%) Windows 7
4 29 (19.59%) Windows 10
5 14 (9.46%) Windows 8
6 13 (8.78%) Unix
6 13 (8.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.05%) Android
8 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.38%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.68%) SUSE
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.70%) ITIL
2 18 (12.16%) ITIL V3
3 17 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (8.11%) Service Management
6 11 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (6.08%) Analytics
7 9 (6.08%) Collaborative Working
7 9 (6.08%) Network Management
8 8 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.41%) Information Security
8 8 (5.41%) SIEM
9 7 (4.73%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (4.73%) DevOps
9 7 (4.73%) People Management
9 7 (4.73%) Security Operations
10 6 (4.05%) Contingency Planning
10 6 (4.05%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.05%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.65%) SQL
2 13 (8.78%) C#
2 13 (8.78%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.05%) C
3 6 (4.05%) C++
4 5 (3.38%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.03%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.35%) Python
7 2 (1.35%) XAML
8 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.43%) MCSE
3 7 (4.73%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.38%) CCNA
5 5 (3.38%) CISSP
5 5 (3.38%) GIAC
5 5 (3.38%) MCITP
5 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.35%) CCA
6 2 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) MCP
7 1 (0.68%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) MCTS
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.16%) SLA
2 3 (2.03%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (2.03%) GDPR
2 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.03%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.03%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.35%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.68%) MISRA
4 1 (0.68%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 58 (39.19%) Active Directory
2 23 (15.54%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.43%) XenServer
4 9 (6.08%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.35%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.35%) XenApp
7 2 (1.35%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.68%) Firmware
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.46%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.05%) SCCM
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.03%) SCOM
4 2 (1.35%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.35%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.35%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.35%) SCSM
4 2 (1.35%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.35%) WSUS
5 1 (0.68%) Ansible
5 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) Packer
5 1 (0.68%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (45.27%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.57%) Citrix
3 23 (15.54%) VMware
4 14 (9.46%) Adobe
5 12 (8.11%) Oracle
6 8 (5.41%) ServiceNow
7 6 (4.05%) CyberArk
8 5 (3.38%) Cisco
8 5 (3.38%) Hitachi
8 5 (3.38%) HP
8 5 (3.38%) NetApp
8 5 (3.38%) Splunk
8 5 (3.38%) Xamarin
9 4 (2.70%) Ivanti
10 3 (2.03%) Mitel
10 3 (2.03%) WatchGuard
11 2 (1.35%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.35%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.35%) Veeam
12 1 (0.68%) Facebook