Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 222 198 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 17.79% 14.16% 17.42%
As % of the Vendors category 41.89% 37.36% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 196 160 232
Coventry median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +8.64% +1.25%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,950 £53,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,221 £40,000 £36,018
% change year-on-year +0.55% +11.06% -3.95%

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 530 530 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 42.47% 37.91% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 455 412 567
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% -6.90%
10th Percentile £25,800 £26,103 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,750
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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 85 (38.29%) SQL
2 78 (35.14%) Windows
3 67 (30.18%) Active Directory
4 64 (28.83%) C#
5 61 (27.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 55 (24.77%) SQL Server
7 50 (22.52%) ITIL
8 49 (22.07%) VMware
9 46 (20.72%) .NET
10 45 (20.27%) Visual Studio
11 44 (19.82%) JavaScript
12 43 (19.37%) PowerShell
13 42 (18.92%) Office 365
14 41 (18.47%) Service Delivery
15 40 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (17.57%) Presales
17 37 (16.67%) IaaS
18 36 (16.22%) Git (software)
19 35 (15.77%) Analytics
19 35 (15.77%) Problem-Solving
20 34 (15.32%) ASP.NET
21 32 (14.41%) Microsoft Office
22 31 (13.96%) SharePoint
23 29 (13.06%) CRM
23 29 (13.06%) MVC
23 29 (13.06%) ASP.NET MVC
24 28 (12.61%) Windows Server
25 27 (12.16%) PaaS
26 26 (11.71%) Visual Studio Team System
26 26 (11.71%) AngularJS

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 31 (13.96%) SharePoint
2 23 (10.36%) MS Exchange
3 20 (9.01%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.80%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.90%) CMS
9 1 (0.45%) IIS
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (14.41%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.45%) CATIA
4 1 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 26 (11.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.45%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 61 (27.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (18.92%) Office 365
3 37 (16.67%) IaaS
4 27 (12.16%) PaaS
5 17 (7.66%) Serverless
6 15 (6.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (4.50%) Azure Data Factory
7 10 (4.50%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 9 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.80%) iPaaS
9 4 (1.80%) SaaS
10 2 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.66%) Firewall
2 14 (6.31%) LAN
3 13 (5.86%) Remote Desktop
4 12 (5.41%) Internet
5 11 (4.95%) WAN
6 9 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (4.05%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.60%) DNS
8 7 (3.15%) DHCP
8 7 (3.15%) VPN
9 4 (1.80%) Network Security
10 3 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.90%) DSL
11 2 (0.90%) MPLS
11 2 (0.90%) SAN
11 2 (0.90%) VLAN
11 2 (0.90%) VoIP
12 1 (0.45%) CTI
12 1 (0.45%) ICMP
12 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (24.77%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.46%) Data Lake
3 16 (7.21%) Power BI
4 12 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.95%) Cosmos DB
6 10 (4.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (4.50%) Big Data
7 9 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.15%) Spatial Data
9 4 (1.80%) MySQL
10 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.35%) HDInsight
10 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.90%) GIS
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 45 (20.27%) Visual Studio
2 36 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 26 (11.71%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (3.15%) Android Studio
5 2 (0.90%) JIRA
5 2 (0.90%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.45%) Selenium
6 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (9.91%) Marketing
2 17 (7.66%) Finance
3 11 (4.95%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.50%) Advertising
5 3 (1.35%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.35%) Retail
5 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (21.62%) Analyst
2 42 (18.92%) Developer
3 31 (13.96%) Consultant
4 25 (11.26%) Support Analyst
5 21 (9.46%) .NET Developer
5 21 (9.46%) C# Developer
6 18 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 17 (7.66%) Applications Support
8 16 (7.21%) 1st Line Support
9 15 (6.76%) Technical Consultant
10 14 (6.31%) Applications Support Analyst
10 14 (6.31%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 14 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (5.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (5.41%) C# WCF Developer
12 12 (5.41%) Help Desk Support
12 12 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (5.41%) Software Developer
12 12 (5.41%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.72%) .NET
2 34 (15.32%) ASP.NET
3 29 (13.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (11.71%) AngularJS
4 26 (11.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 26 (11.71%) CSS
4 26 (11.71%) HTML
5 22 (9.91%) .NET Framework
5 22 (9.91%) Entity Framework
5 22 (9.91%) WCF
6 21 (9.46%) KnockoutJS
7 18 (8.11%) Backbone.js
8 17 (7.66%) .NET Core
9 15 (6.76%) SOAP
10 13 (5.86%) OAuth
10 13 (5.86%) XML
10 13 (5.86%) XSLT
11 7 (3.15%) WPF
12 4 (1.80%) SAP Basis
12 4 (1.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.26%) User Experience
2 19 (8.56%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.95%) Graphic Design
5 9 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.60%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.15%) 3D Graphics
7 7 (3.15%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.15%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.25%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.90%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.90%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.90%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.90%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.45%) Clustering
10 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.45%) IVR
10 1 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (35.14%) Windows
2 28 (12.61%) Windows Server
3 21 (9.46%) Windows 10
4 16 (7.21%) Linux
5 13 (5.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.05%) Windows 7
7 9 (4.05%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.60%) Android
9 6 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.70%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.35%) SUSE
11 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.52%) ITIL
2 41 (18.47%) Service Delivery
3 40 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (17.57%) Presales
5 35 (15.77%) Analytics
5 35 (15.77%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (13.06%) CRM
6 29 (13.06%) MVC
7 23 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (9.91%) Waterfall
8 22 (9.91%) Web Development
9 21 (9.46%) Migration
10 18 (8.11%) Project Management
11 16 (7.21%) Data Science
11 16 (7.21%) Service Management
12 15 (6.76%) Data Protection
12 15 (6.76%) Mobile Device Management
13 14 (6.31%) Data Analysis
13 14 (6.31%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 13 (5.86%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 85 (38.29%) SQL
2 64 (28.83%) C#
3 44 (19.82%) JavaScript
4 43 (19.37%) PowerShell
5 23 (10.36%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.50%) U-SQL
7 7 (3.15%) C++
8 4 (1.80%) ABAP
8 4 (1.80%) Java
9 3 (1.35%) C
10 1 (0.45%) Python
10 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.41%) MCSE
4 11 (4.95%) MCSA
5 9 (4.05%) Degree
6 8 (3.60%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.25%) CISA
7 5 (2.25%) CISSP
7 5 (2.25%) SANS
8 4 (1.80%) MCITP
8 4 (1.80%) SAP Certification
9 3 (1.35%) MCP
9 3 (1.35%) MCTS
10 2 (0.90%) CCNA
10 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.31%) SLA
2 6 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.35%) PMO
4 2 (0.90%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) GDPR
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 67 (30.18%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.36%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (6.76%) Virtual Desktop
5 13 (5.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (5.86%) XenApp
5 13 (5.86%) XenDesktop
6 10 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (6.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 13 (5.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 13 (5.86%) SCCM
2 13 (5.86%) SCDPM
2 13 (5.86%) SCOrch
2 13 (5.86%) SCSM
2 13 (5.86%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.90%) SCOM
4 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.45%) Ansible
4 1 (0.45%) Control-M
4 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.45%) Nagios
4 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.45%) Terraform
4 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (22.07%) VMware
2 22 (9.91%) Citrix
3 18 (8.11%) Cisco
4 13 (5.86%) Tableau
5 9 (4.05%) Capita
6 7 (3.15%) Google
6 7 (3.15%) Xamarin
7 6 (2.70%) CheckPoint
7 6 (2.70%) HP
7 6 (2.70%) Mitel
7 6 (2.70%) NetApp
7 6 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.70%) Symantec
7 6 (2.70%) WatchGuard
8 5 (2.25%) Adobe
8 5 (2.25%) Forcepoint
8 5 (2.25%) IBM
9 4 (1.80%) Ariba
9 4 (1.80%) Avaya
9 4 (1.80%) Oracle