Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Microsoft
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 12 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 161 173 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 15.35% 12.89% 15.91%
As % of the Vendors category 42.48% 29.52% 35.35%
Number of salaries quoted 144 135 186
Coventry median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £22,250 £18,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £65,000 £53,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +8.45% -5.33%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Coventry.

All Vendors
Coventry
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 379 586 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 36.13% 43.67% 45.01%
Number of salaries quoted 310 442 522
Coventry median annual salary £42,500 £41,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.80% -1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Coventry

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Coventry.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Coventry

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Coventry over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Coventry

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 71 (44.10%) Windows
2 52 (32.30%) SQL
3 45 (27.95%) Active Directory
4 41 (25.47%) SQL Server
5 38 (23.60%) C#
6 34 (21.12%) .NET
7 33 (20.50%) Windows Server
8 30 (18.63%) Firewall
8 30 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (18.01%) ITIL
10 28 (17.39%) JavaScript
11 27 (16.77%) Microsoft Azure
12 26 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (15.53%) ASP.NET
13 25 (15.53%) Linux
14 24 (14.91%) VMware
15 23 (14.29%) MVC
15 23 (14.29%) TCP/IP
15 23 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (13.66%) Visual Studio
16 22 (13.66%) MS Exchange
17 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
18 20 (12.42%) CSS
18 20 (12.42%) VPN
18 20 (12.42%) ASP.NET Web API
19 19 (11.80%) Hyper-V
20 18 (11.18%) Self-Motivation
20 18 (11.18%) DNS
20 18 (11.18%) DHCP
20 18 (11.18%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (13.66%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.18%) SharePoint
3 14 (8.70%) IIS
4 13 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.94%) Office 365
3 13 (8.07%) IaaS
4 10 (6.21%) PaaS
5 5 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (2.48%) Serverless
7 3 (1.86%) Azure Functions
7 3 (1.86%) SaaS
8 2 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.24%) GitHub
9 1 (0.62%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.62%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.63%) Firewall
2 23 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 20 (12.42%) VPN
4 18 (11.18%) DHCP
4 18 (11.18%) DNS
5 15 (9.32%) Network Security
6 10 (6.21%) FTP
6 10 (6.21%) HTTP
6 10 (6.21%) SSH
7 9 (5.59%) Internet
7 9 (5.59%) VLAN
8 4 (2.48%) DSL
9 3 (1.86%) VoIP
10 2 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.24%) LAN
10 2 (1.24%) MPLS
10 2 (1.24%) SAN
10 2 (1.24%) WAN
10 2 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.11%) Spatial Data
3 4 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.24%) GIS
5 2 (1.24%) Power BI
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.62%) Big Data
6 1 (0.62%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.62%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (13.66%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.45%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (6.83%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.11%) Android Studio
5 4 (2.48%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.24%) Selenium
8 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.62%) JIRA
8 1 (0.62%) JMeter
8 1 (0.62%) JUnit
8 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 15 (9.32%) Manufacturing
2 14 (8.70%) Finance
3 9 (5.59%) Marketing
3 9 (5.59%) Retail
4 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.86%) Back Office
5 3 (1.86%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.62%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (21.74%) Analyst
2 27 (16.77%) Developer
3 17 (10.56%) Software Developer
4 15 (9.32%) Support Analyst
5 14 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) Technical Support
7 12 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) 1st Line Support
9 10 (6.21%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (6.21%) Technical Support Analyst
10 8 (4.97%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.97%) Consultant
10 8 (4.97%) Help Desk Support
11 7 (4.35%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (3.73%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) Development Manager
12 6 (3.73%) First Line Help Desk Support
12 6 (3.73%) Help Desk Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.12%) .NET
2 25 (15.53%) ASP.NET
3 23 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (12.42%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (12.42%) CSS
5 17 (10.56%) HTML
6 16 (9.94%) AngularJS
7 13 (8.07%) RESTful
8 12 (7.45%) SOAP
9 10 (6.21%) Web Services
10 9 (5.59%) .NET Core
10 9 (5.59%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (4.35%) .NET Framework
11 7 (4.35%) Entity Framework
11 7 (4.35%) WCF
12 6 (3.73%) Backbone.js
13 5 (3.11%) WPF
14 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET Core
14 3 (1.86%) Spring
14 3 (1.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.18%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.21%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.59%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.11%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (3.11%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.48%) Clustering
7 4 (2.48%) Replication
8 3 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.24%) CMDB
9 2 (1.24%) EPoS
10 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (44.10%) Windows
2 33 (20.50%) Windows Server
3 25 (15.53%) Linux
4 13 (8.07%) Windows 8
5 12 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.97%) Android
6 8 (4.97%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.97%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.11%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.48%) SUSE
9 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.24%) Unix
11 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.01%) ITIL
3 26 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (14.29%) MVC
5 14 (8.70%) Service Management
6 13 (8.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (8.07%) Project Management
6 13 (8.07%) Service Delivery
7 12 (7.45%) Presales
8 11 (6.83%) ITIL V3
8 11 (6.83%) Web Development
9 10 (6.21%) Analytics
9 10 (6.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (5.59%) DevOps
10 9 (5.59%) PRINCE2
10 9 (5.59%) SOA
10 9 (5.59%) TDD
11 8 (4.97%) Change Management
12 7 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.30%) SQL
2 38 (23.60%) C#
3 28 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.56%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.73%) C++
7 5 (3.11%) C
8 2 (1.24%) Java
9 1 (0.62%) Java 8
9 1 (0.62%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.21%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.73%) Degree
4 6 (3.73%) MCSE
5 5 (3.11%) MCITP
6 3 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.24%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.24%) APMP
7 2 (1.24%) CCA
7 2 (1.24%) CCNA
7 2 (1.24%) CISA
7 2 (1.24%) CISSP
7 2 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.24%) SANS
8 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) SLA
2 5 (3.11%) PMO
3 2 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.24%) QA
System Software
1 45 (27.95%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.80%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.21%) XenServer
4 7 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.62%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.62%) vSphere
6 1 (0.62%) XenApp
6 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) SCCM
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.24%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.24%) SCOM
2 2 (1.24%) WSUS
3 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.62%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.62%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.62%) SCSM
3 1 (0.62%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (14.91%) VMware
2 14 (8.70%) Cisco
3 12 (7.45%) Citrix
4 7 (4.35%) HP
5 6 (3.73%) Mitel
5 6 (3.73%) NetApp
5 6 (3.73%) WatchGuard
6 5 (3.11%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.11%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.86%) Google
7 3 (1.86%) Oracle
7 3 (1.86%) Pegasus
7 3 (1.86%) Sage
7 3 (1.86%) Xero
8 2 (1.24%) Adobe
8 2 (1.24%) BMC
8 2 (1.24%) IBM
8 2 (1.24%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.24%) Veeam