The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 64 22 39
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 53 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.68% 8.41% 3.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.61% 28.04% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 36 26
Average salary £37,500 £39,250 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.45% +9.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Qualifications Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
184 189 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 22.14% 30.00% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 151 147 133
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Coventry region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Coventry

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Coventry

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) MCITP
4 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
5 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
6 10 (32.26%) MCSE
6 10 (32.26%) MCTS
7 9 (29.03%) VMware
8 8 (25.81%) ITIL
8 8 (25.81%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (22.58%) Citrix
10 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
10 6 (19.35%) MCSA
10 6 (19.35%) Degree
10 6 (19.35%) vSphere
11 5 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (16.13%) CRM
12 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
12 4 (12.90%) CCNA
12 4 (12.90%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (12.90%) NetApp
12 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
12 4 (12.90%) Migration
12 4 (12.90%) XenApp
12 4 (12.90%) Office 365
12 4 (12.90%) Coaching
13 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) OpenEdge
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Lync
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) DBA
1 12 (38.71%) SQL DBA
2 10 (32.26%) Administrator
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Server Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Server Support
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Server Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) Senior SQL DBA
7 2 (6.45%) Senior DBA
7 2 (6.45%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 1 (3.23%) Server Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) WCF
2 1 (3.23%) LINQ
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
2 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.68%) Taxonomies
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
1 8 (25.81%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (16.13%) CRM
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Coaching
4 3 (9.68%) Information Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security
4 3 (9.68%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) ERP
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) Workflow
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) TDD
6 1 (3.23%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
3 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) MCITP
2 10 (32.26%) MCTS
2 10 (32.26%) MCSE
3 6 (19.35%) MCSA
3 6 (19.35%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) CCNA
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (9.68%) MCDST
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.23%) CCDP
7 1 (3.23%) CCA
7 1 (3.23%) CCNP
7 1 (3.23%) MCP
7 1 (3.23%) MCSD
7 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
1 6 (19.35%) vSphere
2 4 (12.90%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) NetApp
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
6 2 (6.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) EMC
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) Sophos