Period
to 24 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 74 124 123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Warwickshire 15.13% 15.44% 18.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.27% 74.25% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 67 46 101
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +28.79%
10th Percentile £22,400 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £62,500 £52,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% - +11.43%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Warwickshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 101 167 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 20.65% 20.80% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 80 79 114
Median annual salary £42,500 £47,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.57% +6.82% +25.71%
10th Percentile £21,750 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +14.29%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Warwickshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Warwickshire.

Salary trend for Windows in Warwickshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows in Warwickshire

Windows
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leamington Spa +11 16 £23,000 -16.36% 1
Warwick -17 7 £38,000 -27.62% 2
Nuneaton +4 5 £38,000 -24.00% 1
Stratford-upon-Avon +5 3 £50,000 +100.00% 2
Rugby +4 3 £45,000 - 1
Atherstone - 1 £40,000 -
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 35 (47.30%) Active Directory
2 34 (45.95%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (44.59%) Management Information System
3 33 (44.59%) Information Security
4 32 (43.24%) Linux
5 31 (41.89%) Unix
6 30 (40.54%) Python
7 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
7 29 (39.19%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (37.84%) Java
9 27 (36.49%) Perl
9 27 (36.49%) Windows Server
10 25 (33.78%) Firewall
11 24 (32.43%) Degree
12 23 (31.08%) PowerShell
12 23 (31.08%) Change Management
12 23 (31.08%) Secure Coding
12 23 (31.08%) Analytics
12 23 (31.08%) Cybersecurity
13 21 (28.38%) Azure
13 21 (28.38%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (27.03%) TOWER Software
15 19 (25.68%) SQL
15 19 (25.68%) Identity Access Management
16 18 (24.32%) Security Operations
16 18 (24.32%) Office 365
17 17 (22.97%) FireEye
17 17 (22.97%) Antivirus Management
17 17 (22.97%) Tanium
17 17 (22.97%) C++

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 4 (5.41%) IIS
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.38%) Azure
2 18 (24.32%) Office 365
3 7 (9.46%) SaaS
4 5 (6.76%) IaaS
5 3 (4.05%) AWS
5 3 (4.05%) PaaS
6 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.78%) Firewall
2 15 (20.27%) DHCP
3 10 (13.51%) DNS
4 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.46%) VPN
5 6 (8.11%) SAN
6 5 (6.76%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (5.41%) LAN
7 4 (5.41%) VoIP
7 4 (5.41%) WAN
7 4 (5.41%) Wireless
7 4 (5.41%) WLAN
8 3 (4.05%) OpenVPN
9 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.70%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (2.70%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.70%) NAS
9 2 (2.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (18.92%) Publishing
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Platform Engineer
2 12 (16.22%) Senior Platform Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) IT Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) Security Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Unix Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Azure Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Senior Server Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Server Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Support Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) PowerShell Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Python Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Applications Support
7 7 (9.46%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) XML
2 2 (2.70%) JSON
2 2 (2.70%) YAML
3 1 (1.35%) .NET
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (44.59%) Management Information System
2 29 (39.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.46%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (6.76%) Clustering
5 5 (6.76%) Replication
6 3 (4.05%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.70%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.24%) Linux
2 31 (41.89%) Unix
3 27 (36.49%) Windows Server
4 11 (14.86%) Windows 10
5 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2019
6 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.35%) HPUX
9 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Problem-Solving
2 33 (44.59%) Information Security
3 23 (31.08%) Analytics
3 23 (31.08%) Change Management
3 23 (31.08%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (31.08%) Secure Coding
4 21 (28.38%) Capacity Planning
5 19 (25.68%) Identity Access Management
6 18 (24.32%) Security Operations
7 17 (22.97%) Antivirus Management
7 17 (22.97%) Computer Science
7 17 (22.97%) Configuration Management
7 17 (22.97%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (21.62%) ITIL
8 16 (21.62%) Low Latency
8 16 (21.62%) Vendor Relationship Management
9 10 (13.51%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (8.11%) DevOps
11 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) Python
2 28 (37.84%) Java
3 27 (36.49%) Perl
4 23 (31.08%) PowerShell
5 19 (25.68%) SQL
6 17 (22.97%) C++
7 4 (5.41%) C#
8 3 (4.05%) VBA
9 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (32.43%) Degree
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.46%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (6.76%) MCSA
4 5 (6.76%) MCSE
4 5 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (4.05%) CCSP
6 3 (4.05%) CISSP
7 2 (2.70%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (47.30%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.57%) BitLocker
2 13 (17.57%) Firmware
3 8 (10.81%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (8.11%) vSphere
5 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.76%) XenApp
6 3 (4.05%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 17 (22.97%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (18.92%) SCCM
3 5 (6.76%) CSIRT
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.05%) CASB
4 3 (4.05%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.05%) Terraform
5 2 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.03%) TOWER Software
3 17 (22.97%) FireEye
3 17 (22.97%) McAfee
3 17 (22.97%) Symantec
3 17 (22.97%) Tanium
4 13 (17.57%) IBM
5 9 (12.16%) VMware
6 8 (10.81%) Cisco
6 8 (10.81%) CrowdStrike
7 6 (8.11%) HP
8 5 (6.76%) Citrix
8 5 (6.76%) Dell
8 5 (6.76%) Veeam
9 4 (5.41%) Sophos
10 3 (4.05%) Oracle
11 2 (2.70%) Apple
11 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.35%) 3PAR