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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 16 4
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 136 58 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 21.25% 10.28% 26.15%
As % of the Vendors category 40.36% 22.39% 54.40%
Number of salaries quoted 128 46 121
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,774 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £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
337 259 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 52.66% 45.92% 48.08%
Number of salaries quoted 297 189 226
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 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Coventry

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 116 (44.27%) SQL Server
2 101 (38.55%) .NET
3 98 (37.40%) MS Excel
4 93 (35.50%) C#
5 86 (32.82%) Windows
6 83 (31.68%) ASP.NET
7 72 (27.48%) MVC
8 69 (26.34%) CSS
9 64 (24.43%) HTML
9 64 (24.43%) JavaScript
10 57 (21.76%) .NET Framework
11 56 (21.37%) Ajax
12 54 (20.61%) SQL
13 52 (19.85%) jQuery
14 51 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
15 47 (17.94%) SharePoint
15 47 (17.94%) WCF
16 44 (16.79%) VB.NET
17 42 (16.03%) ITIL
18 41 (15.65%) Cisco
18 41 (15.65%) Team Foundation Server
18 41 (15.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 36 (13.74%) Citrix
20 35 (13.36%) XML
20 35 (13.36%) MS Office
20 35 (13.36%) VMware
21 33 (12.60%) MS Exchange
22 32 (12.21%) ASP.NET MVC
23 31 (11.83%) Scrum
24 30 (11.45%) HP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 47 (17.94%) SharePoint
2 33 (12.60%) MS Exchange
3 23 (8.78%) IIS
4 16 (6.11%) Lync
5 15 (5.73%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.91%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.91%) JBoss
10 4 (1.53%) SAS
11 3 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.15%) CMS
11 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.76%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.38%) Apache
13 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 98 (37.40%) MS Excel
2 35 (13.36%) MS Office
3 12 (4.58%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.44%) MS Project
5 8 (3.05%) Photoshop
5 8 (3.05%) Fireworks
5 8 (3.05%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.44%) Office 365
3 6 (2.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.73%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.34%) Internet
3 12 (4.58%) SAN
4 11 (4.20%) DNS
4 11 (4.20%) Firewall
5 9 (3.44%) Unified Communications
5 9 (3.44%) HTTP
6 8 (3.05%) LAN
6 8 (3.05%) WAN
7 6 (2.29%) SMTP
8 5 (1.91%) DHCP
8 5 (1.91%) FTP
8 5 (1.91%) NetScaler
8 5 (1.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.53%) VoIP
9 4 (1.53%) MPLS
10 3 (1.15%) GSM
10 3 (1.15%) UMTS
10 3 (1.15%) NAS
10 3 (1.15%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (44.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.44%) MySQL
5 8 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.29%) SQLite
7 5 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.91%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.53%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (1.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (1.53%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.53%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.53%) OLAP
9 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 41 (15.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (8.78%) Visual Studio
3 20 (7.63%) MSTest
3 20 (7.63%) Rhino Mocks
3 20 (7.63%) Moq
3 20 (7.63%) NUnit
4 19 (7.25%) Subversion
5 7 (2.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.38%) MSI
6 1 (0.38%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.38%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.38%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (6.87%) Finance
2 11 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.05%) Retail
4 7 (2.67%) Marketing
5 6 (2.29%) Advertising
6 4 (1.53%) Banking
7 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.76%) Local Government
8 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Finnish Language
9 1 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 89 (33.97%) Developer
2 49 (18.70%) Analyst
3 48 (18.32%) .NET Developer
4 28 (10.69%) Software Developer
5 18 (6.87%) Consultant
6 17 (6.49%) Support Engineer
7 16 (6.11%) Support Analyst
8 15 (5.73%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.34%) Service Analyst
10 13 (4.96%) Team Leader
10 13 (4.96%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (4.20%) Administrator
12 11 (4.20%) Architect
13 9 (3.44%) Business Analyst
13 9 (3.44%) Applications Support
14 7 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support
14 7 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (2.67%) Desktop Engineer
14 7 (2.67%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (38.55%) .NET
2 83 (31.68%) ASP.NET
3 69 (26.34%) CSS
4 64 (24.43%) HTML
5 57 (21.76%) .NET Framework
6 56 (21.37%) Ajax
7 52 (19.85%) jQuery
8 47 (17.94%) WCF
9 41 (15.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 35 (13.36%) XML
11 32 (12.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (10.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (9.54%) Web Services
14 24 (9.16%) COM
15 23 (8.78%) KnockoutJS
15 23 (8.78%) AngularJS
16 22 (8.40%) CSS3
16 22 (8.40%) WPF
17 21 (8.02%) NHibernate
18 20 (7.63%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.02%) Inversion of Control
2 16 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.20%) User Experience
4 7 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.15%) Clustering
7 2 (0.76%) Replication
7 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.38%) CCTV
8 1 (0.38%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.38%) FMCG
8 1 (0.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 86 (32.82%) Windows
2 29 (11.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (7.25%) Windows 7
5 16 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (5.34%) Linux
7 13 (4.96%) Windows 8
8 10 (3.82%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.15%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.15%) Android
10 2 (0.76%) UNIX
11 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (27.48%) MVC
2 51 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (16.03%) ITIL
4 31 (11.83%) Scrum
5 26 (9.92%) Web Development
6 25 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (8.78%) TDD
7 23 (8.78%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (8.02%) Web Application Development
8 21 (8.02%) Kanban
8 21 (8.02%) Dependency Injection
9 17 (6.49%) Project Management
10 15 (5.73%) CRM
11 14 (5.34%) Change Management
12 12 (4.58%) Service Delivery
13 11 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (3.82%) Risk Management
15 9 (3.44%) Workflow
15 9 (3.44%) Information Security
15 9 (3.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (35.50%) C#
2 64 (24.43%) JavaScript
3 54 (20.61%) SQL
4 44 (16.79%) VB.NET
5 23 (8.78%) XAML
6 9 (3.44%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.05%) PHP
7 8 (3.05%) Java
8 7 (2.67%) C++
9 6 (2.29%) VC++
10 4 (1.53%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.15%) PHP5
11 3 (1.15%) VBA
12 2 (0.76%) VBScript
12 2 (0.76%) VB
13 1 (0.38%) Delphi
13 1 (0.38%) Perl
13 1 (0.38%) Python
13 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 26 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.11%) MCSE
3 13 (4.96%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.20%) Degree
5 10 (3.82%) CCNA
6 7 (2.67%) MCSA
7 6 (2.29%) MCP
8 5 (1.91%) HND
8 5 (1.91%) MCITP
9 4 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.15%) HNC
10 3 (1.15%) PMP
10 3 (1.15%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.76%) CCENT
11 2 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.63%) SLA
2 6 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (1.15%) QA
4 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.11%) XenApp
4 15 (5.73%) Hyper-V
5 12 (4.58%) XenDesktop
6 10 (3.82%) vSphere
7 5 (1.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.38%) vCloud
10 1 (0.38%) RHEV
10 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.38%) IAG
10 1 (0.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (4.20%) NetBackup
1 11 (4.20%) Backup Exec
2 10 (3.82%) SCCM
3 9 (3.44%) SCDPM
4 8 (3.05%) SCOM
5 6 (2.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.53%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.53%) WSUS
7 3 (1.15%) AppDNA
8 2 (0.76%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.76%) SCSM
8 2 (0.76%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.38%) Cacti
9 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 41 (15.65%) Cisco
2 36 (13.74%) Citrix
3 35 (13.36%) VMware
4 30 (11.45%) HP
5 24 (9.16%) Twitter
6 23 (8.78%) NetApp
7 15 (5.73%) Oracle
8 12 (4.58%) IBM
8 12 (4.58%) Symantec
9 7 (2.67%) Adobe
10 4 (1.53%) EMC
11 3 (1.15%) Apple
11 3 (1.15%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.76%) Kaseya
12 2 (0.76%) WatchGuard
12 2 (0.76%) Veeam
12 2 (0.76%) Lotus
12 2 (0.76%) Sun
12 2 (0.76%) SAP
12 2 (0.76%) Dell
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Penion and Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago