The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 35 41 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 31.53% 22.65% 12.77%
As % of the Vendors category 46.05% 33.33% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 15
Median salary £48,000 £48,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.51% +7.22%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Microsoft
England

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

Vendors Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
76 123 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 68.47% 67.96% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 74 96 40
Median salary £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in the Midlands

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 23 (35.94%) MS Excel
2 20 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (26.56%) Windows
4 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
4 15 (23.44%) Office 365
5 14 (21.88%) Yammer
5 14 (21.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (20.31%) MS Office
7 11 (17.19%) Finance
8 10 (15.63%) XML
8 10 (15.63%) HTML
8 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
8 10 (15.63%) SQL
8 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (14.06%) COM
9 9 (14.06%) CSS
9 9 (14.06%) Client/Server
9 9 (14.06%) OpenEdge
9 9 (14.06%) Progress 4GL
9 9 (14.06%) Progress
9 9 (14.06%) OLE
9 9 (14.06%) WebSpeed
9 9 (14.06%) XHTML
10 7 (10.94%) Business Analysis
10 7 (10.94%) Project Management
10 7 (10.94%) MS Project
11 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
11 6 (9.38%) Retail
11 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (9.38%) Management Information System

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.06%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (35.94%) MS Excel
2 13 (20.31%) MS Office
3 7 (10.94%) MS Project
4 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.13%) Magento
2 2 (3.13%) Summit
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (23.44%) Office 365
3 14 (21.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 14 (21.88%) Yammer
4 6 (9.38%) IaaS
4 6 (9.38%) PaaS
5 1 (1.56%) MailChimp
5 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.56%) Pure360
5 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Wireless
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) FTP
3 1 (1.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.69%) Power BI
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.13%) Looker
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) WebSpeed
2 6 (9.38%) Selenium
3 4 (6.25%) JProfiler
3 4 (6.25%) JUnit
4 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.13%) JMeter
4 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Advertising
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Consultant
2 20 (31.25%) Azure Consultant
3 15 (23.44%) Office 365 Consultant
4 14 (21.88%) Azure Engineer
4 14 (21.88%) Office 365 Engineer
4 14 (21.88%) Windows Consultant
4 14 (21.88%) Windows Engineer
5 11 (17.19%) Analyst
5 11 (17.19%) Developer
6 10 (15.63%) Senior Developer
7 9 (14.06%) Progress 4GL Developer
7 9 (14.06%) Progress Developer
7 9 (14.06%) Senior Progress Developer
8 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
9 7 (10.94%) Project Manager
10 6 (9.38%) Cloud Consultant
10 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V Consultant
10 6 (9.38%) SCCM Consultant
10 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
11 4 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) HTML
1 10 (15.63%) XML
2 9 (14.06%) COM
2 9 (14.06%) CSS
2 9 (14.06%) OLE
2 9 (14.06%) XHTML
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) Ajax
3 1 (1.56%) HTML5
3 1 (1.56%) jQuery
3 1 (1.56%) LAMP
3 1 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.06%) Client/Server
3 6 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.38%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.25%) NHS
5 2 (3.13%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.56%) Social Media
6 1 (1.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.94%) Business Analysis
1 7 (10.94%) Project Management
2 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.38%) Data Protection
2 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
2 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
2 6 (9.38%) SDLC
3 5 (7.81%) Change Management
3 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 4 (6.25%) Coaching
4 4 (6.25%) CRM
4 4 (6.25%) Data Management
4 4 (6.25%) ERP
4 4 (6.25%) Facilities Management
4 4 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.25%) Software Deployment
4 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
1 10 (15.63%) SQL
2 9 (14.06%) Progress 4GL
3 4 (6.25%) Java
3 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) ISEB
4 2 (3.13%) MBA
4 2 (3.13%) MCDBA
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) HL7
3 1 (1.56%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 6 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 6 (9.38%) SCCM
1 6 (9.38%) SCDPM
1 6 (9.38%) SCOM
1 6 (9.38%) SCOrch
1 6 (9.38%) SCVMM
2 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Progress
2 6 (9.38%) VMware
3 1 (1.56%) Apple
3 1 (1.56%) SAP
Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + Amazing Bens + MS Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £18k - 45k per year + amazing benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlands
UNiDAYS
Salary: Highly Competitive Including Commercial Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Midlands
MillsHill
Salary: £50,000 + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago