The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 49.28% 40.00% 55.00%
As % of the Vendors category 65.38% 66.67% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 10
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £25,200 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £27,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Microsoft
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 75.36% 60.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50 15 11
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Dudley

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Dudley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dudley region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dudley

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 22 (39.29%) Windows
1 22 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (33.93%) ITIL
3 16 (28.57%) Linux
4 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (23.21%) CRM
5 12 (21.43%) SQL
6 11 (19.64%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (16.07%) VPN
7 9 (16.07%) Risk Analysis
7 9 (16.07%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (16.07%) Marketing
7 9 (16.07%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (14.29%) Dynamics GP
8 8 (14.29%) LAN
8 8 (14.29%) Firewall
8 8 (14.29%) Citrix
9 7 (12.50%) SAN
9 7 (12.50%) NetApp
9 7 (12.50%) Mac OS X
9 7 (12.50%) Middleware
9 7 (12.50%) A+ Certification
9 7 (12.50%) MVS
9 7 (12.50%) ITSM
9 7 (12.50%) Service Management
9 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
9 7 (12.50%) WLAN
9 7 (12.50%) SOA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 3 (5.36%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (16.07%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (14.29%) Dynamics GP
3 8 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Remote Desktop
1 9 (16.07%) VPN
2 8 (14.29%) Firewall
2 8 (14.29%) LAN
3 7 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 7 (12.50%) SAN
3 7 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (12.50%) WLAN
4 2 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (16.07%) Marketing
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (23.21%) Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 11 (19.64%) Team Leader
5 10 (17.86%) Consultant
6 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Developer
7 8 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV Developer
7 8 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (14.29%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (12.50%) Business Analyst
8 7 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (10.71%) Business Test Analyst
9 6 (10.71%) QA Analyst
9 6 (10.71%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (10.71%) Test Analyst
10 5 (8.93%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (8.93%) Business Manager
10 5 (8.93%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) Middleware
2 6 (10.71%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.79%) Ajax
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
5 1 (1.79%) XML
5 1 (1.79%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Economics
2 7 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 5 (8.93%) NHS
4 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 7 (12.50%) MVS
3 7 (12.50%) Unix
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) CRM
3 9 (16.07%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 7 (12.50%) ITSM
4 7 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 7 (12.50%) Service Management
4 7 (12.50%) SOA
5 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
6 5 (8.93%) Data Management
6 5 (8.93%) Data Virtualisation
6 5 (8.93%) Line Management
6 5 (8.93%) Workflow
7 4 (7.14%) Coaching
7 4 (7.14%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.57%) Database Marketing
8 2 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) C
2 7 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 7 (12.50%) MCP
3 6 (10.71%) CCA
3 6 (10.71%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (10.71%) ISEB
3 6 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.71%) MCSA
3 6 (10.71%) MCSE
4 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
2 6 (10.71%) QA
3 5 (8.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 7 (12.50%) XenApp
1 7 (12.50%) XenDesktop
1 7 (12.50%) XenServer
2 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Citrix
2 7 (12.50%) NetApp
3 6 (10.71%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco