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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 39 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 20.42% 10.87% 12.18%
As % of the Vendors category 30.71% 32.61% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 30
Average salary £44,000 £46,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.86% -22.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,750 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £104,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
127 46 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 66.49% 33.33% 55.35%
Number of salaries quoted 102 34 101
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £85,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 62 (91.18%) MS Excel
2 36 (52.94%) CRM
3 31 (45.59%) Project Management
4 29 (42.65%) Change Management
5 28 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (41.18%) Retail
6 27 (39.71%) Manufacturing
7 26 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (36.76%) SAP
9 23 (33.82%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (32.35%) Games
10 22 (32.35%) SAP Certification
10 22 (32.35%) SaaS
10 22 (32.35%) Data Centre
10 22 (32.35%) Data Centre Operations
11 21 (30.88%) ERP
12 18 (26.47%) Finance
13 15 (22.06%) SAP HANA
13 15 (22.06%) SAP ERP
14 13 (19.12%) Dynamics CRM
14 13 (19.12%) SQL
15 12 (17.65%) User Experience
16 11 (16.18%) SDLC
16 11 (16.18%) MS Visio
16 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (14.71%) SAP Implementation
17 10 (14.71%) HTML
17 10 (14.71%) Windows
17 10 (14.71%) CSS
17 10 (14.71%) Aerospace

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (5.88%) Lync
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) CICS
3 1 (1.47%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 62 (91.18%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.18%) MS Visio
3 8 (11.76%) MS Office
4 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (22.06%) SAP ERP
2 13 (19.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (7.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (7.35%) SAP SD
4 4 (5.88%) SAP PP
4 4 (5.88%) SAP QM
4 4 (5.88%) SAP MII
5 2 (2.94%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (2.94%) Aareon QL
5 2 (2.94%) OPENHousing
5 2 (2.94%) MIS ActiveH
5 2 (2.94%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (2.94%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (2.94%) SAP Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Academy Housing
5 2 (2.94%) arcHouse
5 2 (2.94%) SAP MM
5 2 (2.94%) SAP CRM
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (2.94%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) CTI
2 3 (4.41%) MPLS
2 3 (4.41%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.94%) PABX
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (2.94%) WAN
3 2 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (1.47%) VoIP
4 1 (1.47%) VPN
4 1 (1.47%) BGP
4 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) SAP HANA
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) OpenQM
5 1 (1.47%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.47%) mvBase
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.47%) DB2
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) PowerDesigner
2 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.47%) LSMW
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 28 (41.18%) Retail
2 27 (39.71%) Manufacturing
3 22 (32.35%) Games
4 18 (26.47%) Finance
5 10 (14.71%) Aerospace
6 8 (11.76%) Back Office
7 7 (10.29%) Billing
8 6 (8.82%) Banking
8 6 (8.82%) Retail Banking
9 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
10 4 (5.88%) Marketing
11 3 (4.41%) Legal
12 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Consultant
2 12 (17.65%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (14.71%) Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Project Manager
5 8 (11.76%) CRM Consultant
6 7 (10.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Management Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) SAP Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Designer
8 4 (5.88%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) CRM Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Developer
9 3 (4.41%) CRM Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) HTML
1 10 (14.71%) CSS
2 9 (13.24%) .NET
2 9 (13.24%) XML
3 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.35%) Web Services
3 5 (7.35%) jQuery
3 5 (7.35%) CSS3
4 4 (5.88%) REST
4 4 (5.88%) JSON
4 4 (5.88%) XSLT
4 4 (5.88%) SOAP
5 2 (2.94%) VXML
5 2 (2.94%) XMPP
6 1 (1.47%) HTML5
6 1 (1.47%) MDX
6 1 (1.47%) Lucene
6 1 (1.47%) JSF
6 1 (1.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (32.35%) Data Centre
3 12 (17.65%) User Experience
4 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
5 5 (7.35%) Graphic Design
6 4 (5.88%) IVR
7 3 (4.41%) PMI
8 2 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) AIX
2 1 (1.47%) Solaris
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) CRM
2 31 (45.59%) Project Management
3 29 (42.65%) Change Management
4 28 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (32.35%) Data Centre Operations
6 21 (30.88%) ERP
7 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (16.18%) SDLC
8 10 (14.71%) SAP Implementation
8 10 (14.71%) Service Management
9 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
10 8 (11.76%) Lean Manufacturing
11 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
12 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
12 6 (8.82%) Programme Management
13 5 (7.35%) SOA
13 5 (7.35%) Migration
13 5 (7.35%) Web Development
13 5 (7.35%) Business Development
13 5 (7.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.82%) Java
4 5 (7.35%) C#
4 5 (7.35%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.88%) ABAP
6 2 (2.94%) C
7 1 (1.47%) COBOL
7 1 (1.47%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 22 (32.35%) SAP Certification
2 7 (10.29%) Degree
3 5 (7.35%) AAT
3 5 (7.35%) CIMA
4 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.41%) ICAEW
5 2 (2.94%) ACCA
5 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.94%) MCSE
6 1 (1.47%) CCNP
6 1 (1.47%) CCNA
6 1 (1.47%) ISEB
6 1 (1.47%) CCA
6 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.47%) CCEA
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.47%) MCSD
6 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) SAP
2 23 (33.82%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (13.24%) Oracle
4 5 (7.35%) Civica
5 4 (5.88%) TARGIT
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco
5 4 (5.88%) VMware
5 4 (5.88%) KANA
6 3 (4.41%) Sun
6 3 (4.41%) Infor
6 3 (4.41%) LexisNexis
6 3 (4.41%) Sage
7 2 (2.94%) Northgate
7 2 (2.94%) Capita
7 2 (2.94%) Orchard
7 2 (2.94%) Aareon
7 2 (2.94%) Kypera
7 2 (2.94%) Epicor
7 2 (2.94%) Pegasus
7 2 (2.94%) CODA
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