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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 9.80% 3.85% 10.71%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 12.50% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £21,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.38% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £32,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £32,500 £46,900
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
13 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 25.49% 30.77% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 7
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,550 £23,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £40,700 £50,500
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 6 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Lichfield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lichfield

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (50.00%) CRM
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (44.44%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 7 (38.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
6 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) MathWorks
7 4 (22.22%) Simulink
7 4 (22.22%) Stateflow
7 4 (22.22%) UML
7 4 (22.22%) Assembly Language
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (22.22%) C
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) C++
7 4 (22.22%) IIS
7 4 (22.22%) MS Office
7 4 (22.22%) Automotive
7 4 (22.22%) Validation
7 4 (22.22%) Change Management
7 4 (22.22%) Yourdon
7 4 (22.22%) MKS
7 4 (22.22%) Electronics
7 4 (22.22%) Problem Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lichfield by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (38.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (22.22%) TargetLink
3 4 (22.22%) Simulink
3 4 (22.22%) Stateflow
3 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) MSTest
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Automotive
2 4 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) CRM
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) UML
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Yourdon
3 4 (22.22%) Validation
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Requirements Management
3 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 3 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Development
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Document Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) C
3 4 (22.22%) Assembly Language
4 3 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MBA
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) MathWorks
1 4 (22.22%) MKS