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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 155 92 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 20.16% 17.10% 24.49%
As % of the Vendors category 36.13% 33.58% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 142 82 149
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,250 £60,000
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
429 274 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 55.79% 50.93% 53.38%
Number of salaries quoted 344 227 319
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Coventry

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 142 (48.80%) .NET
2 108 (37.11%) Windows
3 106 (36.43%) MS Excel
4 105 (36.08%) SQL Server
5 93 (31.96%) C#
6 70 (24.05%) ASP.NET
7 68 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (22.68%) MVC
9 63 (21.65%) Cisco
10 57 (19.59%) Oracle
10 57 (19.59%) SQL
11 54 (18.56%) WCF
11 54 (18.56%) User Experience
12 53 (18.21%) Visual Studio
13 50 (17.18%) Java
14 44 (15.12%) JBoss
15 43 (14.78%) MS Office
15 43 (14.78%) ITIL
16 41 (14.09%) Scrum
16 41 (14.09%) Cisco Nexus
17 40 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
18 38 (13.06%) CRM
19 37 (12.71%) SharePoint
19 37 (12.71%) HTML
20 36 (12.37%) JavaScript
20 36 (12.37%) CSS
21 34 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
22 33 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
22 33 (11.34%) .NET Framework
23 31 (10.65%) TDD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 44 (15.12%) JBoss
2 37 (12.71%) SharePoint
3 25 (8.59%) MS Exchange
4 22 (7.56%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (6.19%) IIS
6 14 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (4.12%) Lync
8 10 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (2.06%) SAS
10 6 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.34%) OpenEdge
13 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.34%) CMS
13 1 (0.34%) Apache
13 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 106 (36.43%) MS Excel
2 43 (14.78%) MS Office
3 16 (5.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (5.15%) MS Project
5 11 (3.78%) Photoshop
6 9 (3.09%) MS Visio
7 6 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (1.72%) Fireworks
8 5 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (8.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP xRPM
2 1 (0.34%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.15%) Office 365
3 6 (2.06%) SaaS
3 6 (2.06%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.37%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.69%) PaaS
5 2 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (14.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (4.12%) SAN
2 12 (4.12%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.09%) LAN
3 9 (3.09%) WAN
3 9 (3.09%) HTTP
4 8 (2.75%) DNS
5 5 (1.72%) Firewall
5 5 (1.72%) DHCP
5 5 (1.72%) Internet
6 4 (1.37%) MPLS
6 4 (1.37%) FTP
7 3 (1.03%) GSM
7 3 (1.03%) UMTS
7 3 (1.03%) VPN
7 3 (1.03%) NAS
8 2 (0.69%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.69%) PABX
8 2 (0.69%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (36.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (6.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.41%) MySQL
6 7 (2.41%) OLAP
6 7 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.06%) SQLite
8 4 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (1.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (1.37%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.37%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.69%) QlikView
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 53 (18.21%) Visual Studio
2 31 (10.65%) NUnit
3 26 (8.93%) MSTest
3 26 (8.93%) Rhino Mocks
3 26 (8.93%) Moq
4 15 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.75%) Subversion
6 5 (1.72%) Selenium
6 5 (1.72%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.72%) InstallShield
7 4 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.34%) MSI
General
1 28 (9.62%) Finance
2 21 (7.22%) Marketing
3 14 (4.81%) Retail
4 5 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.03%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.03%) Back Office
6 2 (0.69%) Banking
6 2 (0.69%) Local Government
7 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.34%) Automotive
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Finnish Language
7 1 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 87 (29.90%) Developer
2 47 (16.15%) .NET Developer
3 45 (15.46%) Analyst
4 35 (12.03%) Designer
5 34 (11.68%) Technical Designer
6 23 (7.90%) Architect
7 17 (5.84%) Software Developer
7 17 (5.84%) Junior
7 17 (5.84%) Consultant
7 17 (5.84%) Senior Developer
8 16 (5.50%) Software Engineer
9 15 (5.15%) Project Manager
10 14 (4.81%) Support Engineer
10 14 (4.81%) Junior Architect
11 13 (4.47%) Support Analyst
12 11 (3.78%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.78%) Senior Designer
13 10 (3.44%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (3.44%) Programmer
13 10 (3.44%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (48.80%) .NET
2 70 (24.05%) ASP.NET
3 54 (18.56%) WCF
4 40 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (12.71%) HTML
6 36 (12.37%) CSS
7 33 (11.34%) .NET Framework
8 30 (10.31%) Spring.NET
8 30 (10.31%) Castle Windsor
9 27 (9.28%) Ajax
10 26 (8.93%) Ninject
10 26 (8.93%) Unity DI Container
11 24 (8.25%) XML
12 23 (7.90%) jQuery
13 20 (6.87%) Entity Framework
14 19 (6.53%) Middleware
15 17 (5.84%) Web Services
16 16 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (5.15%) AngularJS
18 13 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.56%) User Experience
2 26 (8.93%) Inversion of Control
3 25 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.81%) Social Media
5 13 (4.47%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.75%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.06%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.06%) Copywriting
7 6 (2.06%) PMI
8 5 (1.72%) Open Source
9 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.03%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.69%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.69%) Replication
10 2 (0.69%) Clustering
11 1 (0.34%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 108 (37.11%) Windows
2 34 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (6.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (4.81%) Windows 7
5 10 (3.44%) Linux
6 9 (3.09%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.41%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.03%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.34%) Android
9 1 (0.34%) UNIX
9 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (22.68%) MVC
3 43 (14.78%) ITIL
4 41 (14.09%) Scrum
5 38 (13.06%) CRM
6 33 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (10.65%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (10.65%) TDD
8 27 (9.28%) Kanban
8 27 (9.28%) Web Application Development
9 26 (8.93%) Dependency Injection
10 24 (8.25%) Project Management
11 18 (6.19%) Software Engineering
12 16 (5.50%) E-Commerce
13 15 (5.15%) PRINCE2
14 13 (4.47%) Change Management
14 13 (4.47%) Line Management
15 12 (4.12%) Risk Management
15 12 (4.12%) Time Management
15 12 (4.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (31.96%) C#
2 57 (19.59%) SQL
3 50 (17.18%) Java
4 36 (12.37%) JavaScript
5 18 (6.19%) VB.NET
6 15 (5.15%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.09%) XAML
7 9 (3.09%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.41%) VBA
8 7 (2.41%) C++
9 6 (2.06%) VC++
9 6 (2.06%) PHP
9 6 (2.06%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.03%) PHP5
11 2 (0.69%) C
12 1 (0.34%) ABAP
12 1 (0.34%) VBScript
12 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (9.62%) Degree
2 27 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.47%) MCSE
4 12 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.09%) CCNA
7 8 (2.75%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.06%) MCSA
9 4 (1.37%) MCITP
10 3 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.03%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.03%) MCP
10 3 (1.03%) HNC
10 3 (1.03%) HND
10 3 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.69%) CCA
11 2 (0.69%) PMP
11 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.69%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.12%) SLA
2 7 (2.41%) QA
3 5 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (10.31%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.47%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.78%) vSphere
5 10 (3.44%) XenApp
6 7 (2.41%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.69%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (3.09%) NetBackup
2 8 (2.75%) Backup Exec
2 8 (2.75%) SCCM
3 4 (1.37%) SCOM
3 4 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (1.37%) SCDPM
4 3 (1.03%) WSUS
5 2 (0.69%) Puppet
5 2 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 63 (21.65%) Cisco
2 57 (19.59%) Oracle
3 29 (9.97%) VMware
4 20 (6.87%) Citrix
5 16 (5.50%) HP
5 16 (5.50%) Twitter
6 12 (4.12%) NetApp
7 10 (3.44%) Symantec
7 10 (3.44%) Google
7 10 (3.44%) Adobe
8 5 (1.72%) IBM
9 3 (1.03%) Dell
9 3 (1.03%) EMC
9 3 (1.03%) Facebook
10 2 (0.69%) Informatica
10 2 (0.69%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.69%) SAP
10 2 (0.69%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.69%) Sophos
11 1 (0.34%) Perforce
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