The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Lichfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 16 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 8.62% 24.24% -
As % of the Vendors category 27.78% 61.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 0
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Staffordshire

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

Vendors Category
Lichfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
18 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 31.03% 39.39% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 1
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Lichfield

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Lichfield

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Lichfield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Lichfield region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Lichfield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lichfield

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lichfield 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) CRM
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (25.00%) Statistics
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) VB
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) IIS
7 2 (16.67%) MCP
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) NetApp
7 2 (16.67%) Advertising

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lichfield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lichfield 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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) QlikView
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Statistics
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) NetApp
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
1 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL