Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 12 16
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 111 119 109
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Warwickshire 20.04% 13.76% 10.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.05% 61.98% 62.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84 92 76
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +20.57% +0.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,000 £52,025 £55,625
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -3.45%

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 129 192 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 23.29% 22.20% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 96 133 132
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,000 £25,525
90th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £57,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +2.74%

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 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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
Warwick +5 36 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Leamington Spa +12 12 £32,500 -29.73% 1
Stratford-upon-Avon -1 7 £32,500 -7.14%
Rugby +1 5 £47,000 +6.82%
Gaydon - 4 £39,000 -
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 61 (54.95%) VMware
2 59 (53.15%) Microsoft
3 50 (45.05%) DNS
4 46 (41.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (34.23%) SCOM
6 36 (32.43%) Cisco
7 32 (28.83%) Active Directory
8 31 (27.93%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (27.03%) Dell
10 29 (26.13%) Firewall
10 29 (26.13%) SIEM
10 29 (26.13%) Degree
11 28 (25.23%) Security Cleared
11 28 (25.23%) SLA
12 27 (24.32%) McAfee
12 27 (24.32%) Azure
13 26 (23.42%) SC Cleared
13 26 (23.42%) Office 365
13 26 (23.42%) ITIL
13 26 (23.42%) Data Centre
14 25 (22.52%) Windows Server
14 25 (22.52%) Linux
15 24 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
16 23 (20.72%) Telecoms
16 23 (20.72%) SolarWinds
17 22 (19.82%) Management Information System
17 22 (19.82%) TCP/IP
17 22 (19.82%) Juniper
17 22 (19.82%) Internet
18 21 (18.92%) Cisco Prime

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 9 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.90%) Confluence
4 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Primavera
1 2 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.32%) Azure
2 26 (23.42%) Office 365
3 5 (4.50%) SaaS
4 4 (3.60%) AWS
5 2 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.90%) Azure LUIS
6 1 (0.90%) GitHub
6 1 (0.90%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 50 (45.05%) DNS
2 29 (26.13%) Firewall
3 22 (19.82%) Internet
3 22 (19.82%) TCP/IP
4 21 (18.92%) DHCP
5 11 (9.91%) Remote Desktop
5 11 (9.91%) SAN
6 8 (7.21%) LAN
6 8 (7.21%) WAN
7 7 (6.31%) VLAN
8 6 (5.41%) Network Security
8 6 (5.41%) VPN
9 4 (3.60%) MPLS
9 4 (3.60%) SNMP
10 3 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (2.70%) tcpdump
10 3 (2.70%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.80%) Skype
12 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.60%) Data Lake
3 3 (2.70%) Big Data
3 3 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.80%) MySQL
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.90%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) JIRA
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.90%) Subversion
1 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (20.72%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.41%) Retail
3 5 (4.50%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 3 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (1.80%) Automotive
7 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (21.62%) IT Engineer
2 23 (20.72%) NOC Engineer
3 21 (18.92%) Administrator
3 21 (18.92%) Support Engineer
4 18 (16.22%) Analyst
4 18 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (12.61%) IT Support
6 12 (10.81%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) Windows Administrator
7 10 (9.01%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 9 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (7.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (6.31%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) Consultant
11 6 (5.41%) Developer
11 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (4.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) Web Services
2 2 (1.80%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.80%) XML
3 1 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.93%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (23.42%) Data Centre
3 22 (19.82%) Management Information System
4 10 (9.01%) Clustering
5 9 (8.11%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (7.21%) Replication
7 7 (6.31%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (6.31%) User Experience
8 5 (4.50%) Cyberattack
8 5 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (2.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.80%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.90%) Life Science
11 1 (0.90%) PKI
11 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.52%) Linux
1 25 (22.52%) Windows Server
2 12 (10.81%) Unix
3 6 (5.41%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.50%) Mac OS
5 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.13%) SIEM
2 26 (23.42%) ITIL
3 24 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (14.41%) Service Management
6 12 (10.81%) Problem Management
7 11 (9.91%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 11 (9.91%) Information Security
7 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (9.91%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (9.01%) ITIL V3
9 9 (8.11%) Analytics
9 9 (8.11%) Change Control
10 8 (7.21%) Change Management
10 8 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (7.21%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (7.21%) Security Operations
11 7 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (5.41%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.61%) SQL
2 13 (11.71%) Python
3 12 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 10 (9.01%) R
5 8 (7.21%) C
6 7 (6.31%) C#
6 7 (6.31%) Java
6 7 (6.31%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.50%) C++
7 5 (4.50%) Perl
8 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.90%) PHP
9 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (26.13%) Degree
2 28 (25.23%) Security Cleared
3 26 (23.42%) SC Cleared
4 18 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (9.91%) MCSA
5 11 (9.91%) MCSE
6 10 (9.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (7.21%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (6.31%) CISSP
9 6 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (5.41%) CREST Certified
9 6 (5.41%) SANS
10 4 (3.60%) CCNP
10 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.70%) CCNA
11 3 (2.70%) GCFA
11 3 (2.70%) GCIA
11 3 (2.70%) GCIH
11 3 (2.70%) GSEC
11 3 (2.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (25.23%) SLA
2 6 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (4.50%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.60%) NIST
System Software
1 46 (41.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (28.83%) Active Directory
3 21 (18.92%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (18.02%) vSphere
5 18 (16.22%) Hyper-V
6 11 (9.91%) XenApp
7 1 (0.90%) Firmware
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (34.23%) SCOM
2 21 (18.92%) Cisco Prime
2 21 (18.92%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (9.91%) SCCM
4 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (8.11%) vCenter Server
6 4 (3.60%) CASB
7 3 (2.70%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 3 (2.70%) CSIRT
7 3 (2.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.80%) Nagios
8 2 (1.80%) Netcool
8 2 (1.80%) OpenView
9 1 (0.90%) Ansible
9 1 (0.90%) Kibana
9 1 (0.90%) logstash
9 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.90%) Puppet
9 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 61 (54.95%) VMware
2 59 (53.15%) Microsoft
3 36 (32.43%) Cisco
4 30 (27.03%) Dell
5 27 (24.32%) McAfee
6 23 (20.72%) SolarWinds
7 22 (19.82%) Juniper
8 19 (17.12%) NetApp
9 15 (13.51%) Citrix
10 8 (7.21%) Oracle
10 8 (7.21%) Splunk
10 8 (7.21%) Veeam
11 6 (5.41%) Fujitsu
12 5 (4.50%) AlienVault
12 5 (4.50%) LogRhythm
12 5 (4.50%) TOWER Software
13 4 (3.60%) Remedy
14 3 (2.70%) Darktrace
14 3 (2.70%) HP
14 3 (2.70%) IBM