Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 5 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 156 255 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 16.70% 19.33% 13.91%
As % of the Vendors category 43.94% 39.47% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 137 193 133
Coventry median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% -2.35% -7.10%
10th Percentile £22,700 £18,375 £18,800
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

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 355 646 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 38.01% 48.98% 46.80%
Number of salaries quoted 285 486 447
Coventry median annual salary £42,700 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.11% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,650
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £62,700
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.13% - -

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 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 68 (43.59%) Windows
2 49 (31.41%) SQL
3 46 (29.49%) SQL Server
4 43 (27.56%) Active Directory
5 32 (20.51%) Windows Server
6 31 (19.87%) .NET
6 31 (19.87%) C#
7 30 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 29 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (16.03%) JavaScript
10 24 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 24 (15.38%) MVC
11 23 (14.74%) Firewall
11 23 (14.74%) ITIL
11 23 (14.74%) Microsoft Office
11 23 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (14.10%) VPN
13 21 (13.46%) CSS
13 21 (13.46%) Office 365
14 20 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (12.82%) Linux
14 20 (12.82%) VMware
15 19 (12.18%) TCP/IP
16 18 (11.54%) RESTful
16 18 (11.54%) Hyper-V
17 17 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (10.90%) HTML
18 16 (10.26%) Visual Studio
18 16 (10.26%) SharePoint
18 16 (10.26%) SOAP

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 16 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.97%) IIS
2 14 (8.97%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.56%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (14.74%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (13.46%) Office 365
3 4 (2.56%) IaaS
3 4 (2.56%) PaaS
4 3 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.92%) Azure Functions
4 3 (1.92%) Serverless
5 2 (1.28%) GitHub
6 1 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.74%) Firewall
2 22 (14.10%) VPN
3 19 (12.18%) TCP/IP
4 15 (9.62%) DHCP
4 15 (9.62%) DNS
5 13 (8.33%) Network Security
6 10 (6.41%) FTP
6 10 (6.41%) HTTP
6 10 (6.41%) SSH
7 7 (4.49%) VLAN
8 5 (3.21%) Internet
8 5 (3.21%) Unified Communications
9 4 (2.56%) BGP
9 4 (2.56%) MPLS
9 4 (2.56%) OSPF
9 4 (2.56%) Skype
9 4 (2.56%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (2.56%) VPLS
9 4 (2.56%) WAN
10 3 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.21%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.21%) Impala
3 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.64%) Power BI
6 1 (0.64%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.64%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.92%) JUnit
4 3 (1.92%) Subversion
4 3 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.28%) Selenium
6 1 (0.64%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.64%) JIRA
6 1 (0.64%) JMeter
6 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (5.77%) Manufacturing
2 8 (5.13%) Retail
3 5 (3.21%) Finance
3 5 (3.21%) Marketing
4 3 (1.92%) Back Office
4 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.64%) Games
5 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (21.79%) Analyst
2 33 (21.15%) Developer
3 20 (12.82%) Software Developer
4 14 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 13 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 12 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 11 (7.05%) Support Analyst
8 10 (6.41%) Architect
8 10 (6.41%) Technical Support Analyst
9 8 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) Service Analyst
9 8 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.49%) 1st Line Support
11 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
11 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 6 (3.85%) IT Support
11 6 (3.85%) Programme Planner
12 5 (3.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.87%) .NET
2 24 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 23 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (13.46%) CSS
5 18 (11.54%) RESTful
6 17 (10.90%) HTML
7 16 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (10.26%) SOAP
8 15 (9.62%) Web Services
9 10 (6.41%) AngularJS
10 9 (5.77%) Spring
11 7 (4.49%) .NET Core
11 7 (4.49%) WinForms
12 4 (2.56%) Swagger
13 3 (1.92%) Java SE
13 3 (1.92%) Spring Boot
13 3 (1.92%) Vue.js
14 2 (1.28%) COM
14 2 (1.28%) CSS3
14 2 (1.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.21%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.92%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.92%) Clustering
6 3 (1.92%) CMDB
6 3 (1.92%) Replication
6 3 (1.92%) User Experience
7 2 (1.28%) EPoS
8 1 (0.64%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.64%) iPad
8 1 (0.64%) PMI
8 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (43.59%) Windows
2 32 (20.51%) Windows Server
3 20 (12.82%) Linux
4 10 (6.41%) Windows 10
4 10 (6.41%) Windows 8
5 8 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.49%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.21%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.56%) Unix
9 3 (1.92%) Android
10 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (15.38%) MVC
3 23 (14.74%) ITIL
4 20 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (9.62%) SOA
6 14 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (7.69%) Service Management
8 11 (7.05%) Release Management
9 10 (6.41%) Change Management
9 10 (6.41%) DevOps
9 10 (6.41%) Presales
9 10 (6.41%) TDD
9 10 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (5.77%) Project Management
10 9 (5.77%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.77%) Web Development
11 8 (5.13%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (5.13%) IT Strategy
12 7 (4.49%) Customer Requirements
12 7 (4.49%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 49 (31.41%) SQL
2 31 (19.87%) C#
3 25 (16.03%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.21%) C
6 4 (2.56%) Java
7 3 (1.92%) Java 8
8 2 (1.28%) C++
9 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.49%) Degree
3 6 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.56%) CCNP
5 4 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.92%) MCITP
6 3 (1.92%) MCSE
7 2 (1.28%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.28%) APMP
7 2 (1.28%) CCA
7 2 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.64%) CCNA
8 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.64%) MCP
8 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.41%) SLA
2 6 (3.85%) PMO
3 5 (3.21%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.28%) QA
5 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (27.56%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (6.41%) XenServer
5 4 (2.56%) BitLocker
5 4 (2.56%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.92%) XenApp
6 3 (1.92%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.56%) SCCM
2 3 (1.92%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.92%) SCDPM
2 3 (1.92%) SCOM
2 3 (1.92%) SCOrch
2 3 (1.92%) SCSM
2 3 (1.92%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.92%) WSUS
3 1 (0.64%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (12.82%) VMware
2 13 (8.33%) Citrix
3 12 (7.69%) Cisco
4 6 (3.85%) Oracle
5 5 (3.21%) Tableau
6 4 (2.56%) HP
6 4 (2.56%) Ivanti
7 3 (1.92%) BMC
7 3 (1.92%) Mitel
7 3 (1.92%) MobileIron
7 3 (1.92%) WatchGuard
8 2 (1.28%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.28%) NetApp
8 2 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.28%) Veeam
9 1 (0.64%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.64%) Google
9 1 (0.64%) Juniper
9 1 (0.64%) Xamarin