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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 27 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 35 64 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 6.34% 9.95% 5.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.58% 29.36% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 31 63 22
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,800 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
155 218 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 28.08% 33.90% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 129 205 112
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Coventry

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (67.24%) MCSE
2 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
3 29 (50.00%) VMware
4 26 (44.83%) Windows
4 26 (44.83%) MCITP
5 19 (32.76%) Active Directory
5 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (31.03%) Cisco
6 18 (31.03%) ITIL
7 17 (29.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (27.59%) Citrix
8 16 (27.59%) Hyper-V
9 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
10 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
10 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
11 13 (22.41%) Unified Communications
11 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (20.69%) vSphere
12 12 (20.69%) SCCM
12 12 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (20.69%) HP
12 12 (20.69%) CCNA
12 12 (20.69%) NetApp
13 11 (18.97%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (18.97%) MS Office
13 11 (18.97%) XenApp
13 11 (18.97%) XenDesktop
13 11 (18.97%) CCEE
13 11 (18.97%) Lync

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (18.97%) Lync
4 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
6 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (6.90%) IIS
8 3 (5.17%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.97%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) Unified Communications
2 8 (13.79%) NetScaler
3 7 (12.07%) DNS
3 7 (12.07%) Firewall
4 6 (10.34%) SAN
5 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.17%) DHCP
6 3 (5.17%) NAS
7 2 (3.45%) LAN
7 2 (3.45%) WAN
7 2 (3.45%) Internet
8 1 (1.72%) SSL
8 1 (1.72%) Symposium
8 1 (1.72%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.72%) OLTP
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 9 (15.52%) Retail
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Consultant
2 12 (20.69%) Architect
3 11 (18.97%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 8 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) IT Architect
8 4 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) VMware Consultant
10 2 (3.45%) Citrix Consultant
10 2 (3.45%) Telecoms Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Server Support
10 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) HTML
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.72%) CSS
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
1 1 (1.72%) Ajax
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (1.72%) CSS3
1 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.72%) WCF
1 1 (1.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) EqualLogic
2 2 (3.45%) Celerra
2 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.45%) CLARiiON
2 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.83%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.90%) Linux
7 3 (5.17%) SUSE
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Phone
8 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) TOGAF
3 7 (12.07%) Migration
4 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (6.90%) Data Protection
5 4 (6.90%) QMS
5 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.90%) PRINCE
6 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.17%) Project Management
6 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.17%) Change Control
6 3 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.17%) Time Management
7 2 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.45%) Service Management
7 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
2 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (67.24%) MCSE
2 26 (44.83%) MCITP
3 17 (29.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (20.69%) CCNA
5 11 (18.97%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (18.97%) CCEE
6 10 (17.24%) MCTS
7 9 (15.52%) CCIA
8 8 (13.79%) CCEA
8 8 (13.79%) CCNP
9 7 (12.07%) CCAA
10 6 (10.34%) VCAP
10 6 (10.34%) MCP
11 4 (6.90%) CCA
12 3 (5.17%) VCDX
12 3 (5.17%) NCDA
13 2 (3.45%) HP AIS
13 2 (3.45%) HP ASE
13 2 (3.45%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 19 (32.76%) Active Directory
1 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (27.59%) Hyper-V
3 12 (20.69%) vSphere
4 11 (18.97%) XenApp
4 11 (18.97%) XenDesktop
5 9 (15.52%) XenServer
6 5 (8.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (3.45%) UAG
8 2 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) SCCM
2 7 (12.07%) SCOM
3 3 (5.17%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.45%) MOM
4 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
2 29 (50.00%) VMware
3 18 (31.03%) Cisco
4 16 (27.59%) Citrix
5 12 (20.69%) HP
5 12 (20.69%) NetApp
6 10 (17.24%) IBM
7 8 (13.79%) EMC
8 7 (12.07%) Dell
9 6 (10.34%) Mitel
9 6 (10.34%) Avaya
10 5 (8.62%) Symantec
10 5 (8.62%) Nortel
10 5 (8.62%) Dialogic
10 5 (8.62%) Veeam
11 3 (5.17%) Veritas
12 1 (1.72%) Juniper
12 1 (1.72%) Lotus
12 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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