Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 11 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 169 190 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 15.48% 13.85% 13.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.29% 65.74% 62.08%
Number of salaries quoted 168 175 189
Coventry median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +29.63% -32.50%
10th Percentile £22,250 £19,175 £19,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £53,400 £53,600
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.29% +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 295 289 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 27.01% 21.06% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 269 235 282
Coventry median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -1.37% -8.75%
10th Percentile £23,600 £20,100 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £53,725
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% -5.41%

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 80 (47.34%) Microsoft
2 64 (37.87%) Active Directory
3 63 (37.28%) ITIL
4 54 (31.95%) Windows Server
5 44 (26.04%) SharePoint
6 42 (24.85%) ITIL V3
7 34 (20.12%) SQL
8 32 (18.93%) SLA
9 31 (18.34%) TCP/IP
9 31 (18.34%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (17.75%) VMware
11 29 (17.16%) SQL Server
11 29 (17.16%) MS Exchange
12 27 (15.98%) Linux
12 27 (15.98%) Microsoft Office
12 27 (15.98%) NetBackup
13 26 (15.38%) VPN
13 26 (15.38%) DNS
14 25 (14.79%) Office 365
15 24 (14.20%) Analytics
15 24 (14.20%) ServiceNow
15 24 (14.20%) Collaborative Working
16 23 (13.61%) Windows 7
17 22 (13.02%) Hyper-V
17 22 (13.02%) DHCP
17 22 (13.02%) Firewall
18 21 (12.43%) Windows 10
18 21 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
19 19 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 19 (11.24%) WAN

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 44 (26.04%) SharePoint
2 29 (17.16%) MS Exchange
3 13 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (7.10%) IIS
5 11 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.37%) Confluence
8 2 (1.18%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 27 (15.98%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.79%) Office 365
2 14 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.59%) GitHub
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
4 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.34%) TCP/IP
2 26 (15.38%) DNS
2 26 (15.38%) VPN
3 22 (13.02%) DHCP
3 22 (13.02%) Firewall
4 19 (11.24%) WAN
5 18 (10.65%) LAN
6 15 (8.88%) Internet
7 11 (6.51%) Network Security
8 10 (5.92%) FTP
8 10 (5.92%) HTTP
8 10 (5.92%) SSH
9 8 (4.73%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.96%) MPLS
12 4 (2.37%) VLAN
13 2 (1.18%) Bluetooth
13 2 (1.18%) SAN
14 1 (0.59%) Kerberos
14 1 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.73%) Spatial Data
3 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.59%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.73%) Android Studio
1 8 (4.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.59%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.59%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.59%) GDB
2 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.59%) GoCD
2 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.59%) JIRA
2 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.59%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.59%) sqlmap
2 1 (0.59%) Subversion
2 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (7.10%) Manufacturing
2 8 (4.73%) Retail
3 6 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.78%) Back Office
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.59%) Electronics
5 1 (0.59%) Finance
5 1 (0.59%) French Language
Job Titles
1 40 (23.67%) Desktop Support
2 31 (18.34%) Analyst
2 31 (18.34%) Support Engineer
3 26 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 25 (14.79%) Support Team Leader
5 23 (13.61%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 23 (13.61%) Desktop Team Leader
6 19 (11.24%) 1st Line Support
7 18 (10.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (10.65%) Support Analyst
8 15 (8.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 15 (8.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 15 (8.88%) Technical Support
9 12 (7.10%) 1st Line Engineer
9 12 (7.10%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 12 (7.10%) First Line Help Desk Support
9 12 (7.10%) Help Desk Engineer
9 12 (7.10%) Help Desk Support
9 12 (7.10%) Help Desk Support Engineer
10 11 (6.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.69%) .NET
2 9 (5.33%) WPF
3 4 (2.37%) SOAP
3 4 (2.37%) XML
3 4 (2.37%) XSLT
4 2 (1.18%) WinForms
5 1 (0.59%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.59%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.59%) LDAP
5 1 (0.59%) Middleware
5 1 (0.59%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.59%) OAuth
5 1 (0.59%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.47%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (8.88%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.73%) 3D Graphics
4 8 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.73%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.37%) Replication
6 3 (1.78%) Clustering
6 3 (1.78%) Handset
7 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.18%) iPad
7 2 (1.18%) PKI
8 1 (0.59%) AS400
8 1 (0.59%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.59%) EMV
8 1 (0.59%) iSeries
8 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.95%) Windows Server
2 27 (15.98%) Linux
3 23 (13.61%) Windows 7
4 21 (12.43%) Windows 10
4 21 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (9.47%) Windows 8
7 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (6.51%) Windows XP
9 10 (5.92%) Android
9 10 (5.92%) Unix
10 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.59%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.59%) SUSE
11 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (37.28%) ITIL
2 42 (24.85%) ITIL V3
3 31 (18.34%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (14.20%) Analytics
4 24 (14.20%) Collaborative Working
5 19 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 18 (10.65%) Service Management
7 16 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (5.33%) Mathematics
9 9 (5.33%) Multithreading
9 9 (5.33%) PDM
10 8 (4.73%) Incident Management
10 8 (4.73%) Information Security
10 8 (4.73%) Multithreaded Programming
10 8 (4.73%) People Management
10 8 (4.73%) SIEM
11 7 (4.14%) Network Management
11 7 (4.14%) Problem Management
12 6 (3.55%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.12%) SQL
2 12 (7.10%) C#
3 10 (5.92%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.73%) C++
4 8 (4.73%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.37%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.78%) C
7 2 (1.18%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.18%) Python
8 1 (0.59%) Java
8 1 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.92%) MCSE
3 6 (3.55%) MCITP
3 6 (3.55%) MCSA
4 5 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.96%) CISSP
4 5 (2.96%) GIAC
5 4 (2.37%) CCNA
5 4 (2.37%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.78%) MCP
6 3 (1.78%) MCTS
7 2 (1.18%) Degree
7 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.93%) SLA
2 4 (2.37%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (2.37%) GDPR
2 4 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.78%) QA
4 1 (0.59%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.59%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 64 (37.87%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.02%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.92%) XenServer
4 8 (4.73%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.59%) Firmware
8 1 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (15.98%) NetBackup
2 5 (2.96%) SCCM
2 5 (2.96%) SCOM
3 2 (1.18%) WSUS
4 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.59%) CASB
4 1 (0.59%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.59%) Nmap
4 1 (0.59%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.59%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 80 (47.34%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.75%) VMware
3 24 (14.20%) ServiceNow
4 19 (11.24%) Citrix
5 13 (7.69%) Adobe
5 13 (7.69%) HP
6 12 (7.10%) Cisco
7 9 (5.33%) Mitel
7 9 (5.33%) WatchGuard
7 9 (5.33%) Xamarin
8 7 (4.14%) NetApp
9 6 (3.55%) Oracle
10 5 (2.96%) CyberArk
10 5 (2.96%) Splunk
11 4 (2.37%) Hitachi
12 2 (1.18%) Veeam
13 1 (0.59%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.59%) ArcSight
13 1 (0.59%) LogRhythm
13 1 (0.59%) SolarWinds