Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 14 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 135 178 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 14.50% 12.72% 10.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.68% 65.44% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 122 156 112
Coventry median annual salary £34,500 £32,500 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% -6.47% -0.71%
10th Percentile £21,750 £18,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,875 £58,750 £55,225
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 191 272 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 20.52% 19.44% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 172 221 201
Coventry median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £22,450 £18,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,750 £55,000 £56,434
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%

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 22 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 64 (47.41%) Microsoft
2 57 (42.22%) Active Directory
3 42 (31.11%) SQL
3 42 (31.11%) ITIL
4 39 (28.89%) Windows Server
5 37 (27.41%) Microsoft Office
6 35 (25.93%) SQL Server
7 34 (25.19%) Linux
7 34 (25.19%) Windows 10
8 33 (24.44%) Windows 7
9 27 (20.00%) Citrix
10 24 (17.78%) VPN
11 23 (17.04%) VMware
12 20 (14.81%) SLA
13 18 (13.33%) .NET
13 18 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (12.59%) C#
15 16 (11.85%) Unix
15 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (11.85%) Office 365
16 15 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 15 (11.11%) PowerShell
16 15 (11.11%) Adobe
17 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (9.63%) Oracle
17 13 (9.63%) IIS
17 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET
17 13 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (9.63%) Hyper-V

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 13 (9.63%) IIS
2 10 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.44%) IBM Notes
3 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.96%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.74%) Apache
Applications
1 37 (27.41%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (11.85%) Office 365
2 11 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (2.22%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (2.22%) CloudFront
6 3 (2.22%) SaaS
7 2 (1.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.78%) VPN
2 11 (8.15%) DNS
3 9 (6.67%) Network Security
4 8 (5.93%) Firewall
4 8 (5.93%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.70%) FTP
5 5 (3.70%) HTTP
5 5 (3.70%) SSH
5 5 (3.70%) VLAN
6 4 (2.96%) DHCP
6 4 (2.96%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (2.96%) Skype
7 3 (2.22%) Internet
7 3 (2.22%) Wireless
8 2 (1.48%) LAN
8 2 (1.48%) SAN
8 2 (1.48%) VoIP
9 1 (0.74%) RS-232
9 1 (0.74%) SMTP
9 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.74%) Power BI
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.74%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.74%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (6.67%) Retail
2 5 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.22%) Back Office
4 2 (1.48%) Electronics
4 2 (1.48%) Finance
5 1 (0.74%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Automotive
5 1 (0.74%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Local Government
5 1 (0.74%) Publishing
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (21.48%) Analyst
2 28 (20.74%) Support Engineer
3 21 (15.56%) Desktop Support
4 20 (14.81%) Desktop Engineer
4 20 (14.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 18 (13.33%) Support Analyst
6 16 (11.85%) Service Analyst
6 16 (11.85%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (8.89%) Developer
8 12 (8.89%) IT Engineer
9 10 (7.41%) Service Desk Support
9 10 (7.41%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 8 (5.93%) Senior IT Engineer
11 7 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 6 (4.44%) Service Manager
12 6 (4.44%) Services Delivery Manager
12 6 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.33%) .NET
2 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET
3 12 (8.89%) WinForms
4 10 (7.41%) .NET Core
4 10 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (3.70%) Web Services
6 3 (2.22%) SOAP
6 3 (2.22%) WPF
6 3 (2.22%) XML
6 3 (2.22%) XSLT
7 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.48%) FreeSWITCH
7 2 (1.48%) Middleware
8 1 (0.74%) COM
8 1 (0.74%) EDI
8 1 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.74%) Spring
8 1 (0.74%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.44%) EPoS
4 5 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.96%) Clustering
5 4 (2.96%) CMDB
5 4 (2.96%) User Experience
6 3 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.22%) PMI
6 3 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.22%) Replication
7 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.48%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.74%) Fintech
8 1 (0.74%) iPad
8 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.74%) PKI
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.89%) Windows Server
2 34 (25.19%) Linux
2 34 (25.19%) Windows 10
3 33 (24.44%) Windows 7
4 16 (11.85%) Unix
5 10 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.44%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.74%) Android
9 1 (0.74%) CentOS
9 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.11%) ITIL
2 17 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (8.89%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (8.15%) Incident Management
6 10 (7.41%) MVC
6 10 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 10 (7.41%) TDD
7 9 (6.67%) IT Strategy
8 8 (5.93%) Change Management
8 8 (5.93%) DevOps
9 7 (5.19%) Data Security
9 7 (5.19%) ITIL V3
9 7 (5.19%) Statistics
10 6 (4.44%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.44%) Data Privacy
10 6 (4.44%) Service Management
10 6 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 42 (31.11%) SQL
2 17 (12.59%) C#
3 15 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.44%) C++
5 4 (2.96%) C
6 3 (2.22%) Python
6 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.48%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.48%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.74%) Java
8 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.15%) MCSE
3 8 (5.93%) CCNA
3 8 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.22%) MCITP
6 3 (2.22%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.48%) CCA
7 2 (1.48%) CISSP
7 2 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.48%) GIAC
8 1 (0.74%) CCNP
8 1 (0.74%) Degree
8 1 (0.74%) MCP
8 1 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.81%) SLA
2 6 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.74%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) MISRA
3 1 (0.74%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (42.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.63%) Hyper-V
2 13 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.70%) XenServer
4 4 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.22%) BitLocker
5 3 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.22%) vSphere
5 3 (2.22%) XenApp
5 3 (2.22%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.96%) SCCM
2 3 (2.22%) AirWatch
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.22%) SCDPM
2 3 (2.22%) SCOM
2 3 (2.22%) SCOrch
2 3 (2.22%) SCSM
2 3 (2.22%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.48%) Ansible
3 2 (1.48%) Packer
3 2 (1.48%) Terraform
3 2 (1.48%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.48%) WSUS
4 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.74%) Control-M
4 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.74%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 64 (47.41%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.00%) Citrix
3 23 (17.04%) VMware
4 15 (11.11%) Adobe
5 13 (9.63%) Oracle
6 6 (4.44%) Apple
6 6 (4.44%) Lotus
7 5 (3.70%) Cisco
7 5 (3.70%) CyberArk
8 3 (2.22%) Hitachi
8 3 (2.22%) Ivanti
8 3 (2.22%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.48%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.48%) Imperva
9 2 (1.48%) Meraki
9 2 (1.48%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (1.48%) Splunk
9 2 (1.48%) Veeam
10 1 (0.74%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.74%) NetApp