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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 17.65% 19.57% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 40.91% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 1
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
20 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 29.41% 47.83% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 15
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £37,500
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 5 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Lichfield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lichfield

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) NUnit
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) WinForms
4 5 (29.41%) WCF
4 5 (29.41%) WPF
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (29.41%) Kanban
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (29.41%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (29.41%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (29.41%) Spring.NET
4 5 (29.41%) MSTest
4 5 (29.41%) MVVM
4 5 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (29.41%) Moq
4 5 (29.41%) Castle Windsor
4 5 (29.41%) Ninject
4 5 (29.41%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
4 5 (29.41%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (23.53%) SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lichfield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) NUnit
1 5 (29.41%) MSTest
1 5 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (29.41%) Moq
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Business Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) WinForms
3 5 (29.41%) WCF
3 5 (29.41%) WPF
3 5 (29.41%) Spring.NET
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (29.41%) Castle Windsor
3 5 (29.41%) Ninject
3 5 (29.41%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (29.41%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) Kanban
3 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
3 5 (29.41%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (29.41%) MVVM
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) People Management
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) V-Model
6 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Citrix
1 2 (11.76%) NetApp
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
1 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL