Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 162 181 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 14.92% 13.19% 14.50%
As % of the Vendors category 41.12% 34.15% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 150 138 186
Coventry median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,388 £19,250
90th Percentile £57,275 £65,000 £53,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%

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 394 530 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 36.28% 38.63% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 336 405 532
Coventry median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,450 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 73 (45.06%) Windows
2 57 (35.19%) SQL
3 43 (26.54%) Active Directory
4 40 (24.69%) ITIL
5 38 (23.46%) C#
5 38 (23.46%) SQL Server
6 35 (21.60%) VMware
7 32 (19.75%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (17.90%) Windows Server
8 29 (17.90%) .NET
8 29 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (17.28%) MS Exchange
10 24 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 24 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
10 24 (14.81%) Visual Studio
10 24 (14.81%) Firewall
11 23 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
12 22 (13.58%) Linux
13 20 (12.35%) PowerShell
14 19 (11.73%) Finance
14 19 (11.73%) SharePoint
14 19 (11.73%) Cisco
14 19 (11.73%) TCP/IP
15 18 (11.11%) Service Management
15 18 (11.11%) Management Information System
15 18 (11.11%) IaaS
15 18 (11.11%) Analytics
16 17 (10.49%) Service Delivery
16 17 (10.49%) DNS
16 17 (10.49%) DHCP

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 28 (17.28%) MS Exchange
2 19 (11.73%) SharePoint
3 12 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.32%) IIS
6 4 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.62%) CMS
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (11.11%) IaaS
3 13 (8.02%) Office 365
4 8 (4.94%) Azure Data Factory
4 8 (4.94%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 8 (4.94%) PaaS
4 8 (4.94%) Serverless
5 4 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.85%) SaaS
7 2 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.81%) Firewall
2 19 (11.73%) TCP/IP
3 17 (10.49%) DHCP
3 17 (10.49%) DNS
4 15 (9.26%) Internet
5 12 (7.41%) VPN
6 9 (5.56%) LAN
7 8 (4.94%) Network Security
7 8 (4.94%) WAN
8 7 (4.32%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (3.70%) FTP
9 6 (3.70%) HTTP
9 6 (3.70%) SSH
10 5 (3.09%) VLAN
11 4 (2.47%) DSL
12 3 (1.85%) VoIP
13 2 (1.23%) MPLS
13 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (0.62%) CTI
14 1 (0.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.56%) Data Lake
2 9 (5.56%) Power BI
3 8 (4.94%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (4.94%) Big Data
3 8 (4.94%) Spatial Data
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.23%) GIS
5 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.62%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.62%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 16 (9.88%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (4.94%) Android Studio
5 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.23%) Selenium
7 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.62%) JIRA
7 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (11.73%) Finance
2 15 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 14 (8.64%) Marketing
4 6 (3.70%) Advertising
4 6 (3.70%) Retail
5 5 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.85%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (24.07%) Analyst
2 21 (12.96%) Support Engineer
3 20 (12.35%) Developer
4 19 (11.73%) Support Analyst
5 17 (10.49%) 1st Line Support
6 13 (8.02%) Consultant
6 13 (8.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.02%) Technical Support
7 12 (7.41%) 1st Line Engineer
7 12 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 12 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 12 (7.41%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 12 (7.41%) Help Desk Engineer
7 12 (7.41%) Help Desk Support
7 12 (7.41%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 10 (6.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (6.17%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (5.56%) Applications Support
9 9 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.90%) .NET
2 17 (10.49%) ASP.NET
3 12 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (6.79%) AngularJS
5 10 (6.17%) KnockoutJS
6 9 (5.56%) CSS
6 9 (5.56%) HTML
7 8 (4.94%) .NET Framework
7 8 (4.94%) Entity Framework
7 8 (4.94%) WCF
7 8 (4.94%) WPF
8 7 (4.32%) .NET Core
8 7 (4.32%) Backbone.js
9 6 (3.70%) SOAP
10 5 (3.09%) XML
10 5 (3.09%) XSLT
11 3 (1.85%) ASP.NET Core
11 3 (1.85%) RESTful
11 3 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 16 (9.88%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.94%) 3D Graphics
4 8 (4.94%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.94%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.94%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.23%) Clustering
5 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.23%) Replication
6 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.62%) IVR
6 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (45.06%) Windows
2 29 (17.90%) Windows Server
3 22 (13.58%) Linux
4 15 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 11 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (6.79%) Windows XP
8 9 (5.56%) Android
9 6 (3.70%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.09%) Windows 10
11 4 (2.47%) SUSE
12 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.62%) Unix
12 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.69%) ITIL
2 32 (19.75%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (11.11%) Analytics
4 18 (11.11%) Service Management
5 17 (10.49%) Service Delivery
6 16 (9.88%) Project Management
7 15 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (9.26%) ITIL V3
7 15 (9.26%) Presales
8 14 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (7.41%) MVC
10 10 (6.17%) CRM
10 10 (6.17%) Data Analytics
11 9 (5.56%) Mathematics
11 9 (5.56%) PDM
11 9 (5.56%) PRINCE2
11 9 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (4.94%) Scrum
12 8 (4.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (35.19%) SQL
2 38 (23.46%) C#
3 24 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 20 (12.35%) PowerShell
5 9 (5.56%) C++
6 8 (4.94%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.94%) U-SQL
7 5 (3.09%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.94%) Degree
3 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.09%) MCSE
5 4 (2.47%) CISA
5 4 (2.47%) CISSP
5 4 (2.47%) MCITP
5 4 (2.47%) SANS
6 3 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.85%) MCP
6 3 (1.85%) MCSA
6 3 (1.85%) MCTS
7 2 (1.23%) APMP
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.62%) CCNA
8 1 (0.62%) CCNP
8 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) SLA
2 4 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.62%) PMO
3 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 43 (26.54%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.79%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (3.70%) XenServer
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) SCCM
2 2 (1.23%) SCOM
2 2 (1.23%) WSUS
3 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.62%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 35 (21.60%) VMware
2 19 (11.73%) Cisco
3 10 (6.17%) HP
4 9 (5.56%) Mitel
4 9 (5.56%) WatchGuard
5 8 (4.94%) Tableau
5 8 (4.94%) Xamarin
6 7 (4.32%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.32%) NetApp
7 6 (3.70%) Veeam
8 5 (3.09%) Citrix
8 5 (3.09%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.47%) Adobe
9 4 (2.47%) Forcepoint
9 4 (2.47%) IBM
9 4 (2.47%) Oracle
9 4 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.47%) Symantec
10 3 (1.85%) Pegasus
10 3 (1.85%) Sage