The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Lichfield region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 18.60% 3.85% 22.73%
As % of the Vendors category 32.00% 7.14% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 5
Average salary £36,750 £42,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.52% +102.38%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Vendors Category
Lichfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 58.14% 53.85% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 6
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Staffordshire

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 11 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Lichfield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lichfield

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 10 (76.92%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) Web Development
3 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) UML
4 4 (30.77%) Assembly Language
4 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) MathWorks
4 4 (30.77%) Simulink
4 4 (30.77%) Stateflow
4 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Yourdon
4 4 (30.77%) MKS
4 4 (30.77%) Electronics
4 4 (30.77%) Automotive
4 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) TargetLink
4 4 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lichfield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) Simulink
2 4 (30.77%) Stateflow
2 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (30.77%) TargetLink
3 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Electronics
1 4 (30.77%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Account Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Support Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Support Technician
3 3 (23.08%) Account Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) WinForms
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Web Development
2 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Requirements Management
3 4 (30.77%) UML
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) Yourdon
3 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Assembly Language
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) C
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) MathWorks
1 4 (30.77%) MKS
2 1 (7.69%) Telerik
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