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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 153 115 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 19.05% 19.79% 22.32%
As % of the Vendors category 35.42% 37.95% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 135 101 104
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
432 303 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 53.80% 52.15% 54.06%
Number of salaries quoted 327 264 236
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Coventry

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 175 (62.06%) .NET
2 132 (46.81%) C#
3 124 (43.97%) SQL Server
4 109 (38.65%) Windows
5 100 (35.46%) SQL
6 96 (34.04%) MS Excel
7 75 (26.60%) ASP.NET
8 73 (25.89%) MVC
9 61 (21.63%) Oracle
10 55 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (17.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 48 (17.02%) JavaScript
13 47 (16.67%) CRM
14 44 (15.60%) Web Application Development
15 43 (15.25%) SharePoint
16 42 (14.89%) T-SQL
17 41 (14.54%) Windows Server 2012
17 41 (14.54%) ASP.NET MVC
18 39 (13.83%) WCF
18 39 (13.83%) TDD
19 38 (13.48%) NUnit
19 38 (13.48%) Finance
19 38 (13.48%) HTML
19 38 (13.48%) PowerShell
20 37 (13.12%) Continuous Integration
20 37 (13.12%) Office 365
21 36 (12.77%) Castle Windsor
21 36 (12.77%) Spring.NET
22 31 (10.99%) Degree
22 31 (10.99%) AngularJS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 43 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 31 (10.99%) IIS
3 22 (7.80%) JBoss
4 17 (6.03%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (2.84%) CMS
5 8 (2.84%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.77%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.71%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.35%) Lync
9 1 (0.35%) SAS
9 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 96 (34.04%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.74%) MS Office
3 6 (2.13%) MS Project
3 6 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.35%) SPSS
6 1 (0.35%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 27 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.12%) Office 365
2 24 (8.51%) IaaS
3 23 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.19%) Google Analytics
5 6 (2.13%) SaaS
6 5 (1.77%) PaaS
7 4 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.51%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (2.84%) WAN
3 6 (2.13%) SAN
3 6 (2.13%) Internet
3 6 (2.13%) Firewall
4 5 (1.77%) MPLS
4 5 (1.77%) LAN
4 5 (1.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.06%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.71%) VLAN
6 2 (0.71%) OSPF
6 2 (0.71%) DNS
7 1 (0.35%) Intranet
7 1 (0.35%) VPN
7 1 (0.35%) DHCP
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (43.97%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (5.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.55%) MySQL
7 6 (2.13%) MS Access
8 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.06%) OLAP
11 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (13.48%) NUnit
2 28 (9.93%) Visual Studio
3 24 (8.51%) MSTest
3 24 (8.51%) Rhino Mocks
3 24 (8.51%) Moq
4 15 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (4.96%) Selenium
5 14 (4.96%) Git (software)
5 14 (4.96%) InstallShield
6 9 (3.19%) Subversion
7 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.35%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
General
1 38 (13.48%) Finance
2 15 (5.32%) Marketing
3 6 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.77%) Retail
5 4 (1.42%) Back Office
6 3 (1.06%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.71%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.71%) German Language
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 116 (41.13%) Developer
2 57 (20.21%) .NET Developer
3 29 (10.28%) Analyst
4 27 (9.57%) C# Developer
5 26 (9.22%) Consultant
6 22 (7.80%) Architect
7 19 (6.74%) Software Developer
8 17 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (5.32%) Programmer
10 13 (4.61%) Support Analyst
10 13 (4.61%) Applications Support
10 13 (4.61%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.61%) Junior
10 13 (4.61%) CRM Consultant
10 13 (4.61%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
11 12 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 12 (4.26%) Development Manager
11 12 (4.26%) CRM Developer
12 11 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (62.06%) .NET
2 75 (26.60%) ASP.NET
3 41 (14.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (13.83%) WCF
5 38 (13.48%) HTML
6 36 (12.77%) Spring.NET
6 36 (12.77%) Castle Windsor
7 31 (10.99%) AngularJS
8 24 (8.51%) Unity DI Container
8 24 (8.51%) Ninject
8 24 (8.51%) .NET Framework
9 20 (7.09%) CSS
10 16 (5.67%) Web Services
11 15 (5.32%) XML
11 15 (5.32%) jQuery
12 14 (4.96%) Entity Framework
12 14 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (4.26%) HTML5
14 11 (3.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.64%) Inversion of Control
2 29 (10.28%) User Experience
3 22 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.19%) Social Media
6 6 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.42%) Copywriting
7 4 (1.42%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.06%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.06%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) NHS
9 1 (0.35%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.35%) Replication
9 1 (0.35%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 109 (38.65%) Windows
2 50 (17.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (14.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (9.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (6.74%) Linux
6 12 (4.26%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.90%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.77%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (1.42%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.71%) UNIX
11 1 (0.35%) Android
11 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (25.89%) MVC
2 55 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (16.67%) CRM
4 44 (15.60%) Web Application Development
5 39 (13.83%) TDD
6 37 (13.12%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (10.64%) Scrum
7 30 (10.64%) Dependency Injection
8 28 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (8.87%) Unit Testing
10 24 (8.51%) Kanban
11 19 (6.74%) ITIL
12 16 (5.67%) Mobile First
13 15 (5.32%) Open Source
14 14 (4.96%) DevOps
15 12 (4.26%) Coaching
16 10 (3.55%) Analytics
16 10 (3.55%) Content Management
16 10 (3.55%) Digital Marketing
17 9 (3.19%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 132 (46.81%) C#
2 100 (35.46%) SQL
3 48 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 42 (14.89%) T-SQL
5 38 (13.48%) PowerShell
6 27 (9.57%) PL/SQL
6 27 (9.57%) Java
7 13 (4.61%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.55%) VBA
9 4 (1.42%) VB
10 2 (0.71%) C
11 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (10.99%) Degree
2 19 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.42%) MCP
3 4 (1.42%) MCSE
4 3 (1.06%) HND
4 3 (1.06%) CCNA
4 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.35%) MCDST
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.35%) CCDP
6 1 (0.35%) ISEB
6 1 (0.35%) CCA
6 1 (0.35%) MCSA
6 1 (0.35%) CCNP
6 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.61%) QA
2 10 (3.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (7.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.13%) XenApp
5 5 (1.77%) vSphere
6 3 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.06%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (6.03%) Puppet
1 17 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.06%) SCCM
3 2 (0.71%) Zenoss
3 2 (0.71%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (0.71%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.71%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.71%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.35%) WSUS
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (21.63%) Oracle
2 29 (10.28%) Cisco
3 17 (6.03%) VMware
4 11 (3.90%) Google
5 10 (3.55%) Twitter
5 10 (3.55%) Citrix
6 6 (2.13%) NetApp
7 5 (1.77%) Sage
7 5 (1.77%) HP
8 4 (1.42%) Dell
8 4 (1.42%) Adobe
8 4 (1.42%) SAP
9 3 (1.06%) Symantec
9 3 (1.06%) Sophos
9 3 (1.06%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.71%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.71%) Facebook
10 2 (0.71%) McAfee
10 2 (0.71%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.35%) Lotus
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Bonus & More Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Bonus & More Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
City College Coventry
Salary: Unspecified Starting salary £23,500
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Health + Pension + WFH
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
City College Coventry
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £600 - £620 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago