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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 26.67% 30.43% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 36.36% 63.64% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 5
Median salary £24,250 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.37% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
22 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 73.33% 47.83% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 10
Median salary £23,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £28,150 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £38,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

The demand trend of job ads across the Dudley region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dudley region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Dell
2 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (40.00%) Mitel
2 8 (40.00%) Panasonic
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (30.00%) BT
4 6 (30.00%) NEC
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (30.00%) Draytek
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (15.00%) Change Control
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (15.00%) VMware
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) MFC
7 3 (15.00%) MS Office
7 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (15.00%) ATL
7 3 (15.00%) COM
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) C++

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) VoIP
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) ADSL
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) MPLS
3 2 (10.00%) VLAN
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Voice Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Graduate
4 2 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) ATL
1 3 (15.00%) COM
1 3 (15.00%) MFC
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Change Control
1 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.00%) Logistics
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Presales
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) SDLC
3 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCSA
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) CCA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
1 8 (40.00%) Dell
1 8 (40.00%) Mitel
1 8 (40.00%) Panasonic
2 6 (30.00%) BT
2 6 (30.00%) Draytek
2 6 (30.00%) NEC
3 3 (15.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) 3PAR