The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 159 79 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 25.24% 13.17% 28.89%
As % of the Vendors category 47.04% 26.60% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 152 66 135
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £29,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
338 297 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 53.65% 49.50% 44.65%
Number of salaries quoted 314 221 204
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Coventry

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Coventry

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Microsoft 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.

1 119 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 103 (37.87%) Windows
2 103 (37.87%) MS Excel
3 98 (36.03%) .NET
4 94 (34.56%) C#
5 86 (31.62%) ASP.NET
6 73 (26.84%) CSS
7 70 (25.74%) HTML
7 70 (25.74%) MVC
8 69 (25.37%) JavaScript
9 59 (21.69%) .NET Framework
10 58 (21.32%) SQL
11 56 (20.59%) Ajax
12 55 (20.22%) Citrix
13 53 (19.49%) jQuery
14 51 (18.75%) VMware
15 50 (18.38%) SharePoint
16 48 (17.65%) VB.NET
17 46 (16.91%) Cisco
18 44 (16.18%) WCF
19 43 (15.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 41 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
21 40 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
21 40 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
22 39 (14.34%) XML
23 38 (13.97%) ITIL
23 38 (13.97%) HP
23 38 (13.97%) Microsoft Certification
24 37 (13.60%) Windows Server 2012
25 36 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 50 (18.38%) SharePoint
2 36 (13.24%) MS Exchange
3 23 (8.46%) IIS
4 16 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (5.51%) Lync
6 12 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (2.21%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.47%) SAS
11 3 (1.10%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.74%) CMS
12 2 (0.74%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.74%) Apache
12 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 103 (37.87%) MS Excel
2 28 (10.29%) MS Office
3 12 (4.41%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.94%) Fireworks
4 8 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (2.94%) Photoshop
5 6 (2.21%) MS Project
6 3 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (4.78%) Office 365
2 4 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.72%) Firewall
2 20 (7.35%) TCP/IP
3 17 (6.25%) DNS
4 15 (5.51%) SAN
4 15 (5.51%) Internet
5 14 (5.15%) Unified Communications
5 14 (5.15%) NetScaler
6 11 (4.04%) DHCP
7 10 (3.68%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (3.68%) iSCSI
8 9 (3.31%) NAS
9 7 (2.57%) IP Telephony
9 7 (2.57%) WAN
9 7 (2.57%) LAN
9 7 (2.57%) HTTP
10 6 (2.21%) SMTP
11 5 (1.84%) FTP
11 5 (1.84%) VoIP
12 4 (1.47%) VPN
12 4 (1.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.94%) MySQL
6 8 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.47%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.47%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.47%) OLAP
9 4 (1.47%) SQLite
9 4 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 4 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 4 (1.47%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (6.99%) Subversion
3 16 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 15 (5.51%) MSTest
4 15 (5.51%) Rhino Mocks
4 15 (5.51%) Moq
4 15 (5.51%) NUnit
5 7 (2.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (1.47%) MSI
6 4 (1.47%) InstallShield
6 4 (1.47%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.37%) Bugzilla
General
1 22 (8.09%) Finance
2 13 (4.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.57%) Advertising
4 5 (1.84%) Retail
4 5 (1.84%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.84%) Marketing
5 4 (1.47%) Banking
6 3 (1.10%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
8 1 (0.37%) Automotive
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 84 (30.88%) Developer
2 48 (17.65%) Analyst
3 45 (16.54%) .NET Developer
4 28 (10.29%) Support Engineer
5 26 (9.56%) Software Developer
6 21 (7.72%) Support Analyst
7 15 (5.51%) Consultant
7 15 (5.51%) IT Support
8 14 (5.15%) Architect
8 14 (5.15%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.78%) Applications Support
9 13 (4.78%) Team Leader
10 12 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
11 11 (4.04%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (4.04%) Lead Architect
11 11 (4.04%) Administrator
12 10 (3.68%) DBA
13 9 (3.31%) Senior Support Engineer
14 8 (2.94%) Project Manager
14 8 (2.94%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (36.03%) .NET
2 86 (31.62%) ASP.NET
3 73 (26.84%) CSS
4 70 (25.74%) HTML
5 59 (21.69%) .NET Framework
6 56 (20.59%) Ajax
7 53 (19.49%) jQuery
8 44 (16.18%) WCF
9 43 (15.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 39 (14.34%) XML
11 28 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (9.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (9.56%) Web Services
13 24 (8.82%) COM
13 24 (8.82%) WPF
14 23 (8.46%) KnockoutJS
14 23 (8.46%) AngularJS
15 22 (8.09%) CSS3
15 22 (8.09%) NHibernate
16 21 (7.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
1 16 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.57%) User Experience
3 5 (1.84%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.10%) Clustering
4 3 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (0.74%) Replication
6 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.37%) CCTV
6 1 (0.37%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.37%) FMCG
6 1 (0.37%) Open Source
6 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 103 (37.87%) Windows
2 40 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (13.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (9.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (6.62%) Windows 7
6 16 (5.88%) Linux
7 14 (5.15%) Windows XP
8 13 (4.78%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.47%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.10%) Android
11 2 (0.74%) UNIX
12 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.74%) MVC
2 40 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (13.97%) ITIL
4 26 (9.56%) Web Development
5 23 (8.46%) Scrum
5 23 (8.46%) Responsive Web Design
6 20 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (6.99%) TDD
8 17 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
9 16 (5.88%) Web Application Development
9 16 (5.88%) Kanban
10 14 (5.15%) CRM
11 13 (4.78%) Service Delivery
11 13 (4.78%) Change Management
12 12 (4.41%) Project Management
13 10 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (3.31%) Workflow
14 9 (3.31%) Information Security
14 9 (3.31%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 94 (34.56%) C#
2 69 (25.37%) JavaScript
3 58 (21.32%) SQL
4 48 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 24 (8.82%) XAML
6 13 (4.78%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.31%) PHP
8 7 (2.57%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.57%) VB
9 6 (2.21%) C++
10 5 (1.84%) VBScript
10 5 (1.84%) PHP5
11 4 (1.47%) Java
11 4 (1.47%) VC++
12 2 (0.74%) Python
12 2 (0.74%) Delphi
12 2 (0.74%) Perl
13 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (13.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (9.19%) MCSE
3 19 (6.99%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (6.62%) CCNA
5 15 (5.51%) Degree
6 11 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (3.68%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (3.31%) MCSA
9 8 (2.94%) MCP
9 8 (2.94%) CCA
10 6 (2.21%) NCDA
10 6 (2.21%) MCITP
11 5 (1.84%) HND
12 3 (1.10%) MCTS
12 3 (1.10%) PMP
12 3 (1.10%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.10%) HNC
12 3 (1.10%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.99%) SLA
2 6 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) COBIT
4 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 36 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (12.87%) Active Directory
3 24 (8.82%) XenApp
4 23 (8.46%) XenDesktop
5 20 (7.35%) Hyper-V
6 18 (6.62%) vSphere
7 9 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.57%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.74%) vCloud
12 1 (0.37%) RHEV
12 1 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.37%) IAG
12 1 (0.37%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 12 (4.41%) SCCM
3 11 (4.04%) NetBackup
4 9 (3.31%) SCDPM
5 7 (2.57%) AppDNA
6 6 (2.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (2.21%) SCOM
7 4 (1.47%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.47%) WSUS
8 3 (1.10%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.74%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.74%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.74%) SCSM
9 2 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.37%) Cacti
Vendors
1 55 (20.22%) Citrix
2 51 (18.75%) VMware
3 46 (16.91%) Cisco
4 38 (13.97%) HP
5 30 (11.03%) NetApp
6 22 (8.09%) Twitter
7 19 (6.99%) IBM
8 12 (4.41%) Oracle
8 12 (4.41%) Symantec
9 10 (3.68%) EMC
10 7 (2.57%) Mitel
10 7 (2.57%) Siemens
10 7 (2.57%) Adobe
11 3 (1.10%) Apple
11 3 (1.10%) WatchGuard
11 3 (1.10%) Veeam
11 3 (1.10%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.74%) Kaseya
12 2 (0.74%) Lotus
12 2 (0.74%) Sun
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