The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Halesowen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halesowen 14.29% 25.00% 50.00%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -4.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Halesowen region.

Vendors Category
Halesowen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halesowen 71.43% 75.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £29,000 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +24.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Halesowen

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Halesowen

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Halesowen

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Halesowen

Microsoft
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Halesowen

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Halesowen 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Halesowen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Halesowen 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware