The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bromsgrove region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bromsgrove 19.35% 60.71% 63.04%
As % of the Vendors category 85.71% 62.96% 90.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 25
Average salary £17,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bromsgrove region.

Vendors Category
Bromsgrove
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
7 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bromsgrove 22.58% 96.43% 69.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 26
Average salary £17,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bromsgrove

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bromsgrove region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bromsgrove

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bromsgrove

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Bromsgrove

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bromsgrove

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bromsgrove region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) MS Office
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) ADSL
2 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
2 10 (90.91%) Mathematics
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 7
2 10 (90.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenServer
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (9.09%) VMware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bromsgrove by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bromsgrove region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (90.91%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) ADSL
1 10 (90.91%) LAN
1 10 (90.91%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (90.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Service Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) CCEE
2 1 (9.09%) CCAA
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
1 1 (9.09%) XenServer
1 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Dell
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix
1 1 (9.09%) VMware