The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 24 52 27
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 44 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 7.00% 2.17% 5.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.88% 10.42% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33 15 22
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,400 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
170 144 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 27.03% 20.87% 31.84%
Number of salaries quoted 141 124 109
Average salary £38,500 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.65% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

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 25 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Coventry

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 63 (79.75%) Microsoft
2 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 57 (72.15%) MCSE
3 46 (58.23%) Cisco
4 32 (40.51%) VMware
5 27 (34.18%) ITIL
5 27 (34.18%) MCITP
5 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (31.65%) Citrix
7 23 (29.11%) Mitel
8 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
9 21 (26.58%) MCP
9 21 (26.58%) Unified Communications
10 20 (25.32%) Firewall
11 19 (24.05%) MS Exchange
11 19 (24.05%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (24.05%) CCNA
11 19 (24.05%) HP
11 19 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (24.05%) XenDesktop
11 19 (24.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 18 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (21.52%) vSphere
13 17 (21.52%) Hyper-V
13 17 (21.52%) XenApp
13 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (21.52%) Active Directory
13 17 (21.52%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (20.25%) Avaya

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 19 (24.05%) MS Exchange
2 18 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (18.99%) Lync
4 14 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (12.66%) IIS
6 9 (11.39%) SharePoint
7 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (6.33%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.58%) Unified Communications
2 20 (25.32%) Firewall
3 16 (20.25%) NetScaler
4 12 (15.19%) NAS
4 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
4 12 (15.19%) SAN
5 11 (13.92%) iSCSI
5 11 (13.92%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (10.13%) DNS
7 4 (5.06%) VPN
7 4 (5.06%) LAN
7 4 (5.06%) VoIP
7 4 (5.06%) WAN
8 3 (3.80%) Symposium
9 2 (2.53%) Nortel Meridian
9 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.53%) DHCP
9 2 (2.53%) Internet
9 2 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.27%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MSI
2 1 (1.27%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.27%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.13%) Manufacturing
2 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.33%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.80%) Finance
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Local Government
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Consultant
2 13 (16.46%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) Senior Support Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) IT Support Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Implementation Specialist
4 8 (10.13%) IT Support
4 8 (10.13%) Senior IT Support
5 7 (8.86%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (7.59%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.06%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (5.06%) .NET
3 2 (2.53%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.27%) HTML
4 1 (1.27%) CSS
4 1 (1.27%) XML
4 1 (1.27%) Ajax
4 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Clustering
2 8 (10.13%) Fat Client
2 8 (10.13%) Thin Client
3 5 (6.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.53%) Celerra
4 2 (2.53%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.53%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (16.46%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.80%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.27%) Android
7 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) ITIL
2 12 (15.19%) PRINCE2
2 12 (15.19%) Project Management
3 10 (12.66%) Project Planning
4 9 (11.39%) Service Management
4 9 (11.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (10.13%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (5.06%) Time Management
7 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.80%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (3.80%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.80%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.80%) Change Control
7 3 (3.80%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.80%) Workflow
7 3 (3.80%) Migration
7 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.53%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.27%) VBScript
4 1 (1.27%) VB
4 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 57 (72.15%) MCSE
2 27 (34.18%) MCITP
3 21 (26.58%) MCP
4 19 (24.05%) CCNA
4 19 (24.05%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (24.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (21.52%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (13.92%) MCTS
7 10 (12.66%) Degree
7 10 (12.66%) CCA
8 8 (10.13%) NCDA
8 8 (10.13%) CCEE
9 6 (7.59%) CCAA
9 6 (7.59%) CCIA
10 5 (6.33%) CCEA
11 4 (5.06%) CCNP
11 4 (5.06%) MCSA
12 3 (3.80%) VCAP
13 2 (2.53%) NCIE
13 2 (2.53%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (24.05%) XenDesktop
2 17 (21.52%) vSphere
2 17 (21.52%) Hyper-V
2 17 (21.52%) XenApp
2 17 (21.52%) Active Directory
3 11 (13.92%) VMware ESX
3 11 (13.92%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (8.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (6.33%) XenServer
6 2 (2.53%) vCloud
6 2 (2.53%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.53%) UAG
7 1 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) SCCM
2 8 (10.13%) Backup Exec
3 6 (7.59%) SCOM
4 2 (2.53%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.53%) MOM
4 2 (2.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.27%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.27%) WSUS
5 1 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.27%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 63 (79.75%) Microsoft
2 46 (58.23%) Cisco
3 32 (40.51%) VMware
4 25 (31.65%) Citrix
5 23 (29.11%) Mitel
6 19 (24.05%) HP
7 16 (20.25%) Avaya
7 16 (20.25%) Nortel
8 15 (18.99%) NetApp
9 14 (17.72%) Dialogic
10 12 (15.19%) EMC
10 12 (15.19%) IBM
11 8 (10.13%) Siemens
12 5 (6.33%) Dell
12 5 (6.33%) Veeam
13 3 (3.80%) Symantec
14 2 (2.53%) WatchGuard
15 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
15 1 (1.27%) Nimsoft
15 1 (1.27%) Spiceworks
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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