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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 48.00% 19.57% 28.89%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 33.33% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 13
Median salary £24,250 £27,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.81% +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £16,000 £19,499
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £38,000 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
18 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 72.00% 58.70% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 18
Median salary £20,500 £26,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.15% -13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dudley

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (39.29%) Windows
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 7 (25.00%) MCSE
3 7 (25.00%) Firewall
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (21.43%) XenDesktop
4 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 6 (21.43%) NetApp
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) LAN
4 6 (21.43%) XenApp
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.86%) XenServer
5 5 (17.86%) NetScaler
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco
5 5 (17.86%) MCSA
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) CCA
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (17.86%) Dell
5 5 (17.86%) Panasonic
5 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
5 5 (17.86%) Draytek
5 5 (17.86%) BT
5 5 (17.86%) NEC
5 5 (17.86%) Telecoms

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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) LAN
3 5 (17.86%) NetScaler
4 3 (10.71%) SAN
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (10.71%) WLAN
5 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) ADSL
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) MPLS
6 1 (3.57%) VLAN
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Voice Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Business Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Insight Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) Ajax
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Economics
2 3 (10.71%) NHS
2 3 (10.71%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
4 3 (10.71%) MVS
4 3 (10.71%) Unix
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
2 3 (10.71%) Data Management
2 3 (10.71%) Data Virtualisation
2 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.71%) ITSM
2 3 (10.71%) Line Management
2 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.71%) Service Management
2 3 (10.71%) SOA
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) ERP
4 1 (3.57%) Logistics
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.00%) MCSE
3 5 (17.86%) CCA
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (17.86%) MCSA
3 5 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (10.71%) A+ Certification
4 3 (10.71%) MCP
5 2 (7.14%) ISEB
5 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.57%) CCNA
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) XenApp
1 6 (21.43%) XenDesktop
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) XenServer
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix
2 6 (21.43%) NetApp
3 5 (17.86%) BT
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) Dell
3 5 (17.86%) Draytek
3 5 (17.86%) Mitel
3 5 (17.86%) NEC
3 5 (17.86%) Panasonic
4 2 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) 3PAR