The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bromsgrove region.

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

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bromsgrove 16.67% 52.38% 55.81%
As % of the Vendors category 83.33% 55.00% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 17
Average salary £17,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Bromsgrove
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
6 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bromsgrove 20.00% 95.24% 65.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £32,900 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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
Salary Histogram in Bromsgrove

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bromsgrove region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bromsgrove

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bromsgrove

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) MS Office
2 8 (72.73%) ADSL
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 8 (72.73%) Mathematics
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
5 1 (9.09%) XenServer
5 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 1 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (9.09%) CCEE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bromsgrove by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (72.73%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) ADSL
1 8 (72.73%) LAN
1 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Service Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 2 (18.18%) Junior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
1 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) CCEE
3 1 (9.09%) CCAA
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
System Software
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
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) VMware
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Dell
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix