The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Coventry region.

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

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 87 157 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 15.88% 23.86% 16.71%
As % of the Vendors category 31.64% 45.77% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 80 150 59
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,300 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
275 343 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 50.18% 52.13% 53.56%
Number of salaries quoted 227 323 188
Average salary £41,952 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
West Midlands

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 16 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Coventry

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 54 (36.99%) Windows
2 53 (36.30%) MS Excel
3 38 (26.03%) SQL Server
4 37 (25.34%) Active Directory
5 36 (24.66%) VMware
6 32 (21.92%) .NET
7 30 (20.55%) SQL
7 30 (20.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (19.86%) Citrix
9 28 (19.18%) SCCM
10 27 (18.49%) NetApp
11 25 (17.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (16.44%) Cisco
13 23 (15.75%) ITIL
14 22 (15.07%) MS Office
14 22 (15.07%) MS Exchange
15 21 (14.38%) HP
15 21 (14.38%) SharePoint
15 21 (14.38%) MCSE
16 19 (13.01%) C#
17 18 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2010
18 17 (11.64%) SAN
19 16 (10.96%) ASP.NET
19 16 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
20 15 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
20 15 (10.27%) Lync
20 15 (10.27%) Linux
20 15 (10.27%) Windows Server 2003
21 14 (9.59%) DNS
21 14 (9.59%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 22 (15.07%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.38%) SharePoint
3 18 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (10.27%) Lync
5 13 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (6.16%) IIS
8 8 (5.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.05%) IBM Notes
10 3 (2.05%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (2.05%) Node.js
10 3 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.68%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 53 (36.30%) MS Excel
2 22 (15.07%) MS Office
3 6 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.37%) Lawson
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.68%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.11%) Office 365
2 4 (2.74%) SaaS
3 3 (2.05%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.64%) SAN
2 14 (9.59%) DNS
3 12 (8.22%) Firewall
4 11 (7.53%) Unified Communications
5 10 (6.85%) DHCP
6 8 (5.48%) VoIP
7 7 (4.79%) NetScaler
8 6 (4.11%) Intranet
9 5 (3.42%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.05%) Internet
10 3 (2.05%) NAS
11 2 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.37%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.37%) WAN
11 2 (1.37%) LAN
11 2 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.37%) Wireless
12 1 (0.68%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.05%) MySQL
6 3 (2.05%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.37%) QlikView
7 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) DB2
8 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.68%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.05%) NUnit
2 3 (2.05%) MSTest
2 3 (2.05%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.68%) Xcode
4 1 (0.68%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.68%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (6.85%) Finance
2 9 (6.16%) Retail
3 6 (4.11%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.05%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.05%) Back Office
6 2 (1.37%) Front Office
6 2 (1.37%) Automotive
6 2 (1.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (23.29%) Analyst
2 22 (15.07%) Consultant
3 21 (14.38%) Developer
4 15 (10.27%) Support Analyst
5 14 (9.59%) Administrator
6 11 (7.53%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (7.53%) Architect
7 9 (6.16%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.79%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.79%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.11%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.11%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Applications Packager
11 5 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.42%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Consultant
11 5 (3.42%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.92%) .NET
2 16 (10.96%) ASP.NET
3 14 (9.59%) HTML
4 13 (8.90%) jQuery
5 11 (7.53%) .NET Framework
6 9 (6.16%) CSS
6 9 (6.16%) Web Services
6 9 (6.16%) WCF
7 8 (5.48%) COM
8 7 (4.79%) Application Packaging
9 5 (3.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (3.42%) Silverlight
10 4 (2.74%) HTML5
10 4 (2.74%) XML
11 3 (2.05%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (1.37%) Ajax
12 2 (1.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.48%) Clustering
2 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.74%) Social Network
3 4 (2.74%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.74%) Handset
4 3 (2.05%) Device Driver
4 3 (2.05%) Social Media
5 2 (1.37%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.37%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.68%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.68%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (36.99%) Windows
2 25 (17.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (10.27%) Linux
4 15 (10.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.85%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.79%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.42%) SUSE
8 3 (2.05%) UNIX
8 3 (2.05%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.05%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.05%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.37%) Solaris
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.68%) Android
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.75%) ITIL
2 12 (8.22%) Project Management
3 11 (7.53%) CRM
4 8 (5.48%) PRINCE2
4 8 (5.48%) Change Management
5 7 (4.79%) Migration
5 7 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (4.79%) Unit Testing
6 6 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (4.11%) Web Development
6 6 (4.11%) MVC
6 6 (4.11%) Workflow
7 5 (3.42%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.42%) TDD
7 5 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.42%) Data Entry
7 5 (3.42%) Budget Control
7 5 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (2.74%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (2.74%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.55%) SQL
2 19 (13.01%) C#
3 12 (8.22%) T-SQL
3 12 (8.22%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.85%) VB
5 5 (3.42%) Java
5 5 (3.42%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.05%) VB6
6 3 (2.05%) PHP
7 2 (1.37%) Korn
7 2 (1.37%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.37%) C
7 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.68%) VBA
8 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (20.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (14.38%) MCSE
3 12 (8.22%) MCITP
4 7 (4.79%) MCTS
5 5 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.42%) MCP
6 4 (2.74%) CCEE
6 4 (2.74%) NCDA
6 4 (2.74%) NCIE
6 4 (2.74%) CCA
6 4 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (2.74%) CCEA
6 4 (2.74%) CISSP
6 4 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.05%) ISEB
7 3 (2.05%) Degree
8 2 (1.37%) CCAA
8 2 (1.37%) CCIA
8 2 (1.37%) MCSA
9 1 (0.68%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 37 (25.34%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.90%) XenDesktop
4 11 (7.53%) Hyper-V
5 10 (6.85%) XenApp
5 10 (6.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (6.16%) Forefront TMG
7 8 (5.48%) UAG
8 5 (3.42%) ISA Server
8 5 (3.42%) IAG
9 4 (2.74%) Novell eDirectory
9 4 (2.74%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.37%) vSphere
10 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.37%) NFS
10 2 (1.37%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.68%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 28 (19.18%) SCCM
2 8 (5.48%) SCOM
3 7 (4.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (3.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (3.42%) Cacti
4 5 (3.42%) WSUS
5 4 (2.74%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.05%) AppDNA
7 2 (1.37%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.37%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.37%) SCSM
7 2 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.37%) MOM
7 2 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.68%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 36 (24.66%) VMware
2 29 (19.86%) Citrix
3 27 (18.49%) NetApp
4 24 (16.44%) Cisco
5 21 (14.38%) HP
6 13 (8.90%) Symantec
7 10 (6.85%) EMC
7 10 (6.85%) Oracle
8 7 (4.79%) Mitel
9 6 (4.11%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.11%) Avaya
10 5 (3.42%) Nortel
10 5 (3.42%) IBM
10 5 (3.42%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.42%) Dialogic
11 4 (2.74%) Dell
11 4 (2.74%) Novell
12 3 (2.05%) Veritas
12 3 (2.05%) Lotus
12 3 (2.05%) SAP
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