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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 111 113 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 18.53% 22.20% 23.72%
As % of the Vendors category 35.92% 39.65% 51.06%
Number of salaries quoted 96 97 113
Average salary £38,500 £43,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.46% +28.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £28,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £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
309 285 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 51.59% 55.99% 46.44%
Number of salaries quoted 274 222 221
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Coventry

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 125 (51.02%) Windows
2 86 (35.10%) SQL Server
3 79 (32.24%) MS Excel
4 74 (30.20%) Citrix
5 68 (27.76%) Cisco
6 59 (24.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 59 (24.08%) .NET
7 58 (23.67%) VMware
8 57 (23.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (22.45%) Active Directory
10 47 (19.18%) C#
11 46 (18.78%) MCSE
12 45 (18.37%) ITIL
13 44 (17.96%) SQL
13 44 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
14 42 (17.14%) ASP.NET
14 42 (17.14%) SharePoint
15 40 (16.33%) XenDesktop
16 39 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
17 38 (15.51%) Unified Communications
17 38 (15.51%) MS Exchange
17 38 (15.51%) JavaScript
18 37 (15.10%) HTML
18 37 (15.10%) NetApp
19 36 (14.69%) HP
20 35 (14.29%) SCCM
21 34 (13.88%) CSS
22 33 (13.47%) Firewall
23 30 (12.24%) XML
23 30 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 38 (15.51%) MS Exchange
3 26 (10.61%) Lync
4 25 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (6.94%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (5.71%) IIS
8 13 (5.31%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (3.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (2.45%) Tomcat
12 5 (2.04%) Apache
12 5 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.63%) CMS
13 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (1.63%) WebSphere
14 3 (1.22%) Sitefinity
14 3 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (1.22%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
15 2 (0.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 79 (32.24%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.12%) MS Office
3 6 (2.45%) InfoPath
4 5 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.82%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (15.51%) Unified Communications
2 33 (13.47%) Firewall
3 26 (10.61%) DNS
4 24 (9.80%) NetScaler
5 22 (8.98%) SAN
6 20 (8.16%) DHCP
7 15 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
7 15 (6.12%) iSCSI
8 14 (5.71%) TCP/IP
9 12 (4.90%) NAS
10 10 (4.08%) IP Telephony
11 9 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (3.67%) VoIP
12 8 (3.27%) Internet
13 6 (2.45%) WAN
13 6 (2.45%) LAN
13 6 (2.45%) Cisco PIX
14 4 (1.63%) VPN
15 3 (1.22%) MPLS
15 3 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (35.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (6.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.27%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.86%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.45%) MySQL
8 6 (2.45%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.22%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.41%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.41%) QlikView
12 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 16 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.27%) MSI
2 8 (3.27%) AdminStudio
3 7 (2.86%) InstallShield
3 7 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.22%) Subversion
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.82%) NUnit
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.82%) MSTest
5 2 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.82%) Moq
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 15 (6.12%) Finance
2 13 (5.31%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.45%) Advertising
5 5 (2.04%) Retail
5 5 (2.04%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.63%) Automotive
7 2 (0.82%) Banking
7 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Local Government
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (19.18%) Developer
2 38 (15.51%) Analyst
3 32 (13.06%) Support Engineer
4 30 (12.24%) Consultant
5 24 (9.80%) Architect
6 22 (8.98%) Infrastructure Architect
7 19 (7.76%) .NET Developer
8 18 (7.35%) Lead Architect
9 17 (6.94%) Support Analyst
10 16 (6.53%) IT Support
11 15 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
12 13 (5.31%) Applications Support
13 11 (4.49%) Administrator
13 11 (4.49%) Senior Support Engineer
14 9 (3.67%) Senior IT Support
14 9 (3.67%) Lead Developer
14 9 (3.67%) DBA
14 9 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
15 8 (3.27%) 3rd Line Support
15 8 (3.27%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (24.08%) .NET
2 42 (17.14%) ASP.NET
3 37 (15.10%) HTML
4 34 (13.88%) CSS
5 30 (12.24%) XML
6 29 (11.84%) .NET Framework
6 29 (11.84%) jQuery
7 24 (9.80%) Ajax
8 22 (8.98%) COM
8 22 (8.98%) WCF
9 19 (7.76%) Web Services
10 18 (7.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 18 (7.35%) WPF
11 13 (5.31%) DHTML
11 13 (5.31%) XSL
12 9 (3.67%) Application Packaging
13 8 (3.27%) FIX Protocol
13 8 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (2.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.31%) Clustering
2 9 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.27%) Fat Client
3 8 (3.27%) Thin Client
4 6 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.82%) Replication
6 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.41%) CCTV
7 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.41%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 125 (51.02%) Windows
2 57 (23.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (8.98%) Windows 7
6 13 (5.31%) Linux
6 13 (5.31%) Windows XP
7 10 (4.08%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.63%) UNIX
9 3 (1.22%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.82%) Solaris
10 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.82%) Android
10 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.37%) ITIL
2 28 (11.43%) MVC
3 14 (5.71%) Project Management
3 14 (5.71%) Web Development
4 11 (4.49%) Project Planning
4 11 (4.49%) PRINCE2
4 11 (4.49%) CRM
4 11 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (4.08%) Service Delivery
6 9 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (3.27%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (3.27%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (3.27%) Service Management
7 8 (3.27%) Security Management
8 7 (2.86%) Change Management
8 7 (2.86%) Workflow
9 6 (2.45%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (2.45%) Line Management
9 6 (2.45%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.18%) C#
2 44 (17.96%) SQL
3 38 (15.51%) JavaScript
4 18 (7.35%) VB.NET
5 16 (6.53%) VB
6 14 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 14 (5.71%) Java
7 13 (5.31%) T-SQL
8 12 (4.90%) XAML
9 9 (3.67%) VBScript
10 7 (2.86%) PHP
11 5 (2.04%) Perl
11 5 (2.04%) C++
11 5 (2.04%) Delphi
11 5 (2.04%) Python
12 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.82%) C
13 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.82%) Korn
13 2 (0.82%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 59 (24.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (18.78%) MCSE
3 18 (7.35%) MCP
3 18 (7.35%) Degree
4 17 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (6.94%) MCITP
4 17 (6.94%) CCNA
5 16 (6.53%) Citrix Certification
5 16 (6.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (4.90%) CCA
7 6 (2.45%) MCSA
7 6 (2.45%) NCDA
8 5 (2.04%) CCEE
8 5 (2.04%) CCAA
8 5 (2.04%) MCTS
9 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.22%) CCNP
9 3 (1.22%) ISEB
10 2 (0.82%) CCEA
10 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.86%) SLA
2 3 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.33%) XenDesktop
3 39 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (12.24%) XenApp
5 22 (8.98%) Hyper-V
6 19 (7.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (6.94%) vSphere
8 12 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (4.49%) VMware ESX
10 8 (3.27%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (2.86%) UAG
12 6 (2.45%) IAG
13 5 (2.04%) ISA Server
14 4 (1.63%) Novell eDirectory
15 3 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
16 2 (0.82%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.82%) XenServer
16 2 (0.82%) vCloud
17 1 (0.41%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 35 (14.29%) SCCM
2 14 (5.71%) AppDNA
3 11 (4.49%) SCOM
3 11 (4.49%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.86%) WSUS
4 7 (2.86%) SCVMM
5 6 (2.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (2.45%) Cacti
6 5 (2.04%) SCDPM
6 5 (2.04%) SCOrch
6 5 (2.04%) SCSM
7 3 (1.22%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.41%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 74 (30.20%) Citrix
2 68 (27.76%) Cisco
3 58 (23.67%) VMware
4 37 (15.10%) NetApp
5 36 (14.69%) HP
6 23 (9.39%) Mitel
7 22 (8.98%) IBM
8 19 (7.76%) EMC
9 16 (6.53%) Oracle
10 14 (5.71%) Nortel
10 14 (5.71%) Avaya
10 14 (5.71%) Dialogic
11 9 (3.67%) Symantec
11 9 (3.67%) Siemens
12 8 (3.27%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.45%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.63%) Novell
15 3 (1.22%) Dell
15 3 (1.22%) WatchGuard
15 3 (1.22%) Veeam
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TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Car
Posted: Yesterday
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Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Trinity
Salary: £36,000 - £42,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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SBC Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Starting Salary £20,000 rising to £21,500 after 6 months
Posted: 4 days ago
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + GOLD PARTNER
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