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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 30 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 5.10% 3.16% 7.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.56% 12.41% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 28
Average salary £38,500 £43,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.46% +43.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £30,400 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £54,500 £42,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
133 145 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 22.62% 25.48% 32.94%
Number of salaries quoted 121 131 131
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Coventry

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (88.73%) Microsoft
2 57 (80.28%) Windows
3 54 (76.06%) MCSE
4 44 (61.97%) Cisco
5 30 (42.25%) VMware
6 28 (39.44%) ITIL
7 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (33.80%) Citrix
8 24 (33.80%) Mitel
9 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
10 21 (29.58%) MCP
10 21 (29.58%) MCITP
11 20 (28.17%) CCNA
11 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (28.17%) Firewall
12 19 (26.76%) Unified Communications
12 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (25.35%) MS Exchange
14 17 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (22.54%) XenDesktop
15 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (22.54%) Nortel
15 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
15 16 (22.54%) HP
15 16 (22.54%) Avaya
16 15 (21.13%) NetApp
16 15 (21.13%) vSphere
16 15 (21.13%) Lync
16 15 (21.13%) NetScaler

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 18 (25.35%) MS Exchange
2 17 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (21.13%) Lync
4 14 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (14.08%) IIS
6 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
7 5 (7.04%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.68%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) Firewall
2 19 (26.76%) Unified Communications
3 15 (21.13%) NetScaler
4 13 (18.31%) NAS
5 12 (16.90%) iSCSI
5 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
5 12 (16.90%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (15.49%) SAN
7 8 (11.27%) DNS
8 4 (5.63%) VPN
8 4 (5.63%) LAN
8 4 (5.63%) VoIP
8 4 (5.63%) WAN
9 3 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.82%) Symposium
10 2 (2.82%) Nortel Meridian
10 2 (2.82%) DHCP
10 2 (2.82%) Internet
11 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MSI
2 1 (1.41%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.41%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.27%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.45%) Aerospace
3 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.23%) Finance
5 1 (1.41%) Local Government
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Consultant
2 14 (19.72%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Senior Support Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) IT Support Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) IT Support
5 9 (12.68%) Senior IT Support
6 8 (11.27%) Implementation Specialist
7 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (5.63%) Applications Support
10 3 (4.23%) DBA
10 3 (4.23%) Server Support
10 3 (4.23%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (4.23%) SQL DBA
10 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (4.23%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (4.23%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (5.63%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) COM
4 1 (1.41%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) XML
4 1 (1.41%) Ajax
4 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Clustering
2 8 (11.27%) Fat Client
2 8 (11.27%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (80.28%) Windows
2 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Phone
6 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.41%) Android
7 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) ITIL
2 11 (15.49%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (15.49%) Project Management
3 10 (14.08%) PRINCE2
3 10 (14.08%) Project Planning
4 9 (12.68%) Service Management
5 8 (11.27%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Time Management
7 3 (4.23%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.23%) Workflow
7 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.23%) Change Control
8 2 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.82%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.82%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.41%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.41%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.41%) VBScript
4 1 (1.41%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (76.06%) MCSE
2 21 (29.58%) MCP
2 21 (29.58%) MCITP
3 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (28.17%) CCNA
4 14 (19.72%) Citrix Certification
4 14 (19.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (15.49%) CCA
6 10 (14.08%) Degree
7 8 (11.27%) MCTS
8 7 (9.86%) NCDA
9 5 (7.04%) MCSA
10 4 (5.63%) CCNP
10 4 (5.63%) CCEE
10 4 (5.63%) CCAA
11 3 (4.23%) CCEA
12 2 (2.82%) CCIE
12 2 (2.82%) CCIA
13 1 (1.41%) VCP5
13 1 (1.41%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
1 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (22.54%) XenDesktop
2 15 (21.13%) vSphere
3 14 (19.72%) XenApp
4 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
5 12 (16.90%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (14.08%) VMware ESX
7 6 (8.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.41%) XenServer
9 1 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.41%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) SCCM
1 10 (14.08%) Backup Exec
2 5 (7.04%) SCOM
3 2 (2.82%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.41%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.41%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.41%) MOM
4 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (88.73%) Microsoft
2 44 (61.97%) Cisco
3 30 (42.25%) VMware
4 24 (33.80%) Mitel
4 24 (33.80%) Citrix
5 16 (22.54%) Avaya
5 16 (22.54%) HP
5 16 (22.54%) Nortel
6 15 (21.13%) NetApp
7 14 (19.72%) Dialogic
8 11 (15.49%) IBM
9 9 (12.68%) Siemens
9 9 (12.68%) EMC
10 3 (4.23%) Symantec
10 3 (4.23%) Veeam
11 2 (2.82%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.82%) Dell
12 1 (1.41%) CA
12 1 (1.41%) CommVault
12 1 (1.41%) LANDesk
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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