Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 5 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 195 225 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 22.83% 18.00% 14.41%
As % of the Vendors category 51.86% 43.86% 37.57%
Number of salaries quoted 187 201 164
Coventry median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -3.41% +8.64%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £76,000 £55,000 £62,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +11.06%

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 376 513 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 44.03% 41.04% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 315 439 418
Coventry median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +4.94%
10th Percentile £30,425 £24,850 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,500 £62,500 £62,875
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 18 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 72 (36.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (35.90%) .NET
3 65 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 60 (30.77%) C#
5 54 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
6 52 (26.67%) SQL
7 48 (24.62%) Windows
8 44 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (21.54%) ASP.NET
10 40 (20.51%) Office 365
11 35 (17.95%) IT Strategy
11 35 (17.95%) JIRA
12 32 (16.41%) Unit Testing
13 31 (15.90%) Problem-Solving
14 30 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (15.38%) Active Directory
14 30 (15.38%) TDD
15 27 (13.85%) Windows Server
16 26 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 25 (12.82%) Project Management
17 25 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
17 25 (12.82%) Web Services
18 24 (12.31%) ITIL
19 23 (11.79%) Software Engineering
19 23 (11.79%) MVC
19 23 (11.79%) AngularJS
19 23 (11.79%) Visual Studio Team System
20 22 (11.28%) ASP.NET Web API
20 22 (11.28%) React
20 22 (11.28%) SMTP

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 11 (5.64%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (4.62%) Confluence
2 9 (4.62%) IIS
3 2 (1.03%) Apache
3 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.51%) CMS
4 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.03%) Primavera
2 2 (1.03%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 72 (36.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (20.51%) Office 365
4 21 (10.77%) GitHub
5 15 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
5 15 (7.69%) AWS IoT
5 15 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (7.69%) Serverless
6 11 (5.64%) IaaS
7 10 (5.13%) PaaS
8 8 (4.10%) SaaS
9 7 (3.59%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (2.05%) Power Platform
12 2 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.51%) NuGet
13 1 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.28%) SMTP
2 21 (10.77%) FTP
3 18 (9.23%) Unified Communications
4 15 (7.69%) HTTP
4 15 (7.69%) MQTT
4 15 (7.69%) SSH
5 9 (4.62%) Firewall
6 7 (3.59%) DNS
7 4 (2.05%) Network Security
8 3 (1.54%) DHCP
8 3 (1.54%) Internet
8 3 (1.54%) LAN
8 3 (1.54%) VoIP
8 3 (1.54%) Wireless
9 2 (1.03%) SAN
10 1 (0.51%) ICMP
10 1 (0.51%) IMAP
10 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.72%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (7.69%) Amazon Aurora
3 15 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
3 15 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (6.15%) MySQL
5 9 (4.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (3.59%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.05%) Power BI
8 3 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.03%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.03%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.51%) Impala
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (17.95%) JIRA
2 23 (11.79%) Visual Studio Team System
3 15 (7.69%) Selenium
4 14 (7.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.51%) AppVeyor
6 1 (0.51%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.51%) MSI
6 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.51%) Subversion
6 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (8.21%) Retail
2 12 (6.15%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.64%) Finance
4 6 (3.08%) Legal
5 5 (2.56%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.05%) Automotive
6 4 (2.05%) Electronics
7 2 (1.03%) Law
7 2 (1.03%) Local Government
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (22.56%) Developer
2 32 (16.41%) Architect
3 26 (13.33%) Analyst
4 23 (11.79%) Software Engineer
5 21 (10.77%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (9.74%) .NET Developer
7 15 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
7 15 (7.69%) Principal Software Engineer
8 14 (7.18%) .NET Software Engineer
8 14 (7.18%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.15%) C# Developer
9 12 (6.15%) Consultant
10 11 (5.64%) AWS Developer
10 11 (5.64%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (5.13%) Software Developer
12 9 (4.62%) Senior Software Developer
13 8 (4.10%) IT Support
13 8 (4.10%) Service Analyst
13 8 (4.10%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (35.90%) .NET
2 42 (21.54%) ASP.NET
3 26 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 25 (12.82%) Web Services
5 23 (11.79%) AngularJS
6 22 (11.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (11.28%) React
7 21 (10.77%) .NET Framework
8 18 (9.23%) XML
9 15 (7.69%) Ajax
9 15 (7.69%) XMPP
10 14 (7.18%) .NET Core
11 13 (6.67%) HTML
12 11 (5.64%) CSS
12 11 (5.64%) React Native
13 10 (5.13%) HTML5
14 9 (4.62%) Sass
14 9 (4.62%) WCF
15 7 (3.59%) XSD
16 4 (2.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.23%) Hybrid Cloud
2 15 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 15 (7.69%) Smart Home
3 12 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (4.10%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.56%) PMI
8 4 (2.05%) Clustering
9 3 (1.54%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.03%) CMDB
10 2 (1.03%) Replication
11 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.51%) EPoS
11 1 (0.51%) FMCG
11 1 (0.51%) HoloLens
11 1 (0.51%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 48 (24.62%) Windows
2 27 (13.85%) Windows Server
3 19 (9.74%) Linux
4 7 (3.59%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.03%) CentOS
7 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.51%) SUSE
8 1 (0.51%) Unix
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.95%) IT Strategy
3 32 (16.41%) Unit Testing
4 31 (15.90%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (15.38%) TDD
6 25 (12.82%) Project Management
7 24 (12.31%) ITIL
8 23 (11.79%) MVC
8 23 (11.79%) Software Engineering
9 21 (10.77%) Presales
10 20 (10.26%) B2B
10 20 (10.26%) Customer Requirements
11 19 (9.74%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (8.72%) Computer Science
13 16 (8.21%) Mentoring
13 16 (8.21%) OO
13 16 (8.21%) OOD
13 16 (8.21%) Web Development
14 15 (7.69%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (30.77%) C#
2 52 (26.67%) SQL
3 21 (10.77%) C
4 15 (7.69%) Python
5 13 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 12 (6.15%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.05%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.54%) C++
9 2 (1.03%) XPath
9 2 (1.03%) XQuery
10 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (5.13%) Degree
2 9 (4.62%) CCNA
2 9 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.08%) CCNP
4 5 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.05%) MCSA
5 4 (2.05%) MCSE
6 3 (1.54%) CISSP
6 3 (1.54%) MCP
7 2 (1.03%) APMP
7 2 (1.03%) CIPD
7 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.67%) SLA
2 11 (5.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.05%) IEC 62304
4 4 (2.05%) ISO 26262
4 4 (2.05%) JTAG
4 4 (2.05%) MISRA
4 4 (2.05%) QA
5 3 (1.54%) GPG13
5 3 (1.54%) HMG Infosec
5 3 (1.54%) ISO 31000
5 3 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 3 (1.54%) NIST
6 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.23%) Docker
3 11 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) SCCM
2 2 (1.03%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.51%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.51%) Control-M
3 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.51%) Terraform
3 1 (0.51%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (10.77%) VMware
2 11 (5.64%) Cisco
2 11 (5.64%) Oracle
3 7 (3.59%) Meraki
4 4 (2.05%) BMC
5 3 (1.54%) Google
5 3 (1.54%) Imperva
5 3 (1.54%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (1.54%) SAP
5 3 (1.54%) Veeam
6 2 (1.03%) Citrix
6 2 (1.03%) CyberArk
6 2 (1.03%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.51%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
7 1 (0.51%) NetApp
7 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.51%) Tableau
7 1 (0.51%) WatchGuard