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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Dudley
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 41 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 22.73% 51.90% 34.48%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 74.55% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 41 10
Median salary £17,500 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +27.27%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
13 55 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 59.09% 69.62% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 54 13
Median salary £27,000 £36,018 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.03% +30.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,150
% change year-on-year
- +5.85%

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
Salary Histogram in Dudley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dudley region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dudley

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) ITSM
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Meraki
4 2 (18.18%) AirWatch
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (18.18%) ADSL
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS

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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) G Suite
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) ADSL
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) MPLS
2 2 (18.18%) VLAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ATL
2 1 (9.09%) COM
2 1 (9.09%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) ITSM
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
1 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Google Apps Script
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) AirWatch
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Dell
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Draytek
2 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
2 2 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Huawei
2 2 (18.18%) Meraki
2 2 (18.18%) SonicWALL
3 1 (9.09%) Bomgar
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) Panasonic