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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 115 126 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 19.30% 22.54% 25.94%
As % of the Vendors category 37.22% 41.45% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 103 108 103
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,277 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
309 304 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 51.85% 54.38% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 270 241 201
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,500
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 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Coventry

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 120 (50.85%) Windows
2 79 (33.47%) SQL Server
3 76 (32.20%) MS Excel
4 73 (30.93%) Citrix
5 66 (27.97%) Cisco
6 62 (26.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 60 (25.42%) VMware
8 57 (24.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 56 (23.73%) Active Directory
10 55 (23.31%) .NET
11 46 (19.49%) MCSE
12 44 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 41 (17.37%) ITIL
13 41 (17.37%) SQL
13 41 (17.37%) NetApp
14 40 (16.95%) C#
14 40 (16.95%) SharePoint
14 40 (16.95%) XenDesktop
15 38 (16.10%) Unified Communications
15 38 (16.10%) MS Exchange
16 37 (15.68%) VMware Infrastructure
17 36 (15.25%) JavaScript
17 36 (15.25%) ASP.NET
18 35 (14.83%) SCCM
19 34 (14.41%) Firewall
20 33 (13.98%) HTML
20 33 (13.98%) Windows Server 2003
21 31 (13.14%) HP
22 30 (12.71%) CSS
23 29 (12.29%) jQuery

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (16.95%) SharePoint
2 38 (16.10%) MS Exchange
3 25 (10.59%) Lync
4 24 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (7.20%) IIS
7 15 (6.36%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (5.08%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (2.54%) Tomcat
12 5 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (2.12%) Apache
13 4 (1.69%) CMS
13 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (1.27%) Node.js
14 3 (1.27%) Sitefinity
14 3 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (1.27%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 76 (32.20%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.78%) MS Office
3 6 (2.54%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.85%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.08%) Office 365
2 3 (1.27%) ElastiCache
2 3 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (1.27%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.10%) Unified Communications
2 34 (14.41%) Firewall
3 25 (10.59%) DNS
4 24 (10.17%) SAN
4 24 (10.17%) NetScaler
5 19 (8.05%) DHCP
6 15 (6.36%) Fibre Channel
6 15 (6.36%) iSCSI
7 13 (5.51%) TCP/IP
8 12 (5.08%) NAS
9 10 (4.24%) IP Telephony
10 9 (3.81%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (3.81%) VoIP
11 6 (2.54%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (2.12%) LAN
12 5 (2.12%) WAN
12 5 (2.12%) Internet
13 4 (1.69%) VPN
14 3 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
15 2 (0.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (33.47%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.39%) MySQL
4 8 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.54%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.54%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.27%) Data Mart
8 3 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.27%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.42%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.42%) QlikView
9 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 14 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.39%) AdminStudio
2 8 (3.39%) MSI
3 7 (2.97%) InstallShield
4 5 (2.12%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.27%) Subversion
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (0.42%) Xcode
General
1 12 (5.08%) Manufacturing
2 11 (4.66%) Finance
3 7 (2.97%) Aerospace
3 7 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.12%) Advertising
5 4 (1.69%) Automotive
6 3 (1.27%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (19.07%) Developer
2 37 (15.68%) Analyst
3 33 (13.98%) Support Engineer
4 29 (12.29%) Consultant
5 24 (10.17%) Architect
6 21 (8.90%) Infrastructure Architect
7 18 (7.63%) Lead Architect
7 18 (7.63%) IT Support
8 17 (7.20%) Support Analyst
8 17 (7.20%) IT Support Engineer
9 13 (5.51%) .NET Developer
10 12 (5.08%) Applications Support
11 11 (4.66%) Senior Support Engineer
12 9 (3.81%) Senior IT Support
12 9 (3.81%) Lead Developer
12 9 (3.81%) Administrator
13 8 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.39%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (23.31%) .NET
2 36 (15.25%) ASP.NET
3 33 (13.98%) HTML
4 30 (12.71%) CSS
5 29 (12.29%) jQuery
6 28 (11.86%) XML
7 24 (10.17%) .NET Framework
8 21 (8.90%) Ajax
9 20 (8.47%) COM
9 20 (8.47%) Web Services
10 17 (7.20%) WCF
11 16 (6.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 15 (6.36%) WPF
13 11 (4.66%) DHTML
13 11 (4.66%) XSL
14 9 (3.81%) Application Packaging
15 8 (3.39%) FIX Protocol
16 6 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (2.54%) XSLT
16 6 (2.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.51%) Clustering
2 8 (3.39%) Thin Client
2 8 (3.39%) Fat Client
3 5 (2.12%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.27%) Social Media
6 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.42%) Replication
7 1 (0.42%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.42%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.42%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 120 (50.85%) Windows
2 57 (24.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (13.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (8.90%) Windows 7
6 15 (6.36%) Linux
7 12 (5.08%) Windows XP
8 10 (4.24%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.69%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.27%) Android
10 3 (1.27%) UNIX
11 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.85%) Solaris
11 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.42%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.37%) ITIL
2 23 (9.75%) MVC
3 15 (6.36%) Project Management
4 13 (5.51%) CRM
5 12 (5.08%) PRINCE2
6 11 (4.66%) Project Planning
6 11 (4.66%) Web Development
7 9 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.39%) Service Management
8 8 (3.39%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.39%) Security Management
8 8 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (3.39%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (2.97%) Workflow
9 7 (2.97%) Change Management
10 6 (2.54%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (2.54%) Migration
10 6 (2.54%) Strategic Planning
11 5 (2.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.37%) SQL
2 40 (16.95%) C#
3 36 (15.25%) JavaScript
4 16 (6.78%) VB.NET
5 15 (6.36%) Java
5 15 (6.36%) VB
6 13 (5.51%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.24%) PHP
7 10 (4.24%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.24%) XAML
8 8 (3.39%) VBScript
9 5 (2.12%) Python
9 5 (2.12%) Perl
9 5 (2.12%) C++
9 5 (2.12%) Delphi
10 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.85%) C
11 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.85%) Korn
11 2 (0.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 62 (26.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (19.49%) MCSE
3 19 (8.05%) MCITP
4 18 (7.63%) Degree
5 17 (7.20%) CCNA
5 17 (7.20%) MCP
5 17 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (6.36%) Citrix Certification
6 15 (6.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (4.66%) CCA
8 7 (2.97%) NCDA
9 6 (2.54%) MCTS
10 5 (2.12%) MCSA
10 5 (2.12%) CCEE
10 5 (2.12%) CCAA
11 3 (1.27%) CCNP
11 3 (1.27%) ISEB
12 2 (0.85%) CCEA
12 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.12%) SLA
2 3 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 56 (23.73%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.95%) XenDesktop
3 37 (15.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (11.44%) XenApp
5 22 (9.32%) Hyper-V
6 20 (8.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (7.20%) vSphere
8 12 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (4.66%) VMware ESX
10 9 (3.81%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (3.39%) UAG
12 6 (2.54%) IAG
13 5 (2.12%) ISA Server
14 4 (1.69%) Novell eDirectory
15 3 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
16 2 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.85%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.85%) XenServer
16 2 (0.85%) vCloud
17 1 (0.42%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (14.83%) SCCM
2 14 (5.93%) AppDNA
3 11 (4.66%) Backup Exec
3 11 (4.66%) SCOM
4 7 (2.97%) SCVMM
4 7 (2.97%) WSUS
4 7 (2.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (2.54%) Cacti
6 5 (2.12%) SCSM
6 5 (2.12%) SCDPM
6 5 (2.12%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.27%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.42%) MOM
9 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (30.93%) Citrix
2 66 (27.97%) Cisco
3 60 (25.42%) VMware
4 41 (17.37%) NetApp
5 31 (13.14%) HP
6 24 (10.17%) Mitel
7 21 (8.90%) IBM
8 18 (7.63%) EMC
9 14 (5.93%) Nortel
9 14 (5.93%) Avaya
9 14 (5.93%) Oracle
9 14 (5.93%) Dialogic
10 11 (4.66%) Symantec
11 9 (3.81%) Siemens
12 7 (2.97%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.54%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.69%) Novell
15 3 (1.27%) Dell
15 3 (1.27%) Twitter
16 2 (0.85%) Apple
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