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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 29.27% 16.05% 13.27%
As % of the Vendors category 39.13% 38.24% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 18
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
92 68 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 74.80% 41.98% 56.87%
Number of salaries quoted 66 49 61
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 84 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 62 (64.58%) Project Management
3 61 (63.54%) Change Management
4 60 (62.50%) Retail
5 57 (59.38%) SAP
6 55 (57.29%) Manufacturing
6 55 (57.29%) Salesforce.com
7 54 (56.25%) Games
7 54 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
7 54 (56.25%) SAP Certification
7 54 (56.25%) SaaS
8 53 (55.21%) Analytical Skills
9 45 (46.88%) CRM
10 29 (30.21%) ERP
11 26 (27.08%) Finance
12 19 (19.79%) SAP HANA
12 19 (19.79%) SAP ERP
13 17 (17.71%) Billing
14 16 (16.67%) Service Management
14 16 (16.67%) ABAP
15 14 (14.58%) Aerospace
15 14 (14.58%) SAP Implementation
16 11 (11.46%) Windows
16 11 (11.46%) Dynamics CRM
17 10 (10.42%) Migration
17 10 (10.42%) User Experience
17 10 (10.42%) .NET
17 10 (10.42%) SAP SD
18 9 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 9 (9.38%) Business Analysis

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.17%) Lync
2 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 84 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.29%) MS Office
2 7 (7.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (19.79%) SAP ERP
2 11 (11.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (10.42%) SAP SD
4 8 (8.33%) SAP CRM
5 7 (7.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (7.29%) SAP FI
5 7 (7.29%) SAP CO
6 3 (3.13%) SAP PP
6 3 (3.13%) SAP QM
6 3 (3.13%) SAP MII
7 2 (2.08%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (2.08%) Aareon QL
7 2 (2.08%) OPENHousing
7 2 (2.08%) MIS ActiveH
7 2 (2.08%) Northgate Housing
7 2 (2.08%) SAP Retail
7 2 (2.08%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (2.08%) Academy Housing
7 2 (2.08%) arcHouse
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 54 (56.25%) SaaS
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) MPLS
1 3 (3.13%) SAN
1 3 (3.13%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.08%) PABX
2 2 (2.08%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (2.08%) DNS
2 2 (2.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.04%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.04%) BGP
3 1 (1.04%) Firewall
3 1 (1.04%) VPN
3 1 (1.04%) VoIP
3 1 (1.04%) NAS
3 1 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) SAP HANA
2 7 (7.29%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (7.29%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.04%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) LSMW
2 6 (6.25%) PowerDesigner
3 5 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
General
1 60 (62.50%) Retail
2 55 (57.29%) Manufacturing
3 54 (56.25%) Games
4 26 (27.08%) Finance
5 17 (17.71%) Billing
6 14 (14.58%) Aerospace
7 7 (7.29%) General Ledger
8 6 (6.25%) Banking
8 6 (6.25%) Retail Banking
8 6 (6.25%) Back Office
9 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
10 3 (3.13%) Legal
10 3 (3.13%) Marketing
11 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (47.92%) Consultant
2 28 (29.17%) SAP Consultant
3 16 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
4 12 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 10 (10.42%) Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Architect
6 9 (9.38%) Sales Consultant
7 8 (8.33%) SAP Manager
7 8 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 7 (7.29%) Migration Consultant
8 7 (7.29%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 7 (7.29%) Data Migration Consultant
8 7 (7.29%) SAP Data Consultant
8 7 (7.29%) Data Consultant
8 7 (7.29%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
8 7 (7.29%) SAP Architect
8 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Consultant
9 6 (6.25%) SAP Project Manager
10 5 (5.21%) Functional Consultant
10 5 (5.21%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) .NET
2 6 (6.25%) jQuery
2 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 6 (6.25%) CSS
2 6 (6.25%) HTML
3 5 (5.21%) Web Services
3 5 (5.21%) XML
3 5 (5.21%) CSS3
4 2 (2.08%) XMPP
4 2 (2.08%) VXML
5 1 (1.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 53 (55.21%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.42%) User Experience
3 9 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.21%) Graphic Design
4 5 (5.21%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.13%) PMI
6 2 (2.08%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.46%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.08%) UNIX
3 1 (1.04%) AIX
3 1 (1.04%) Solaris
3 1 (1.04%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (64.58%) Project Management
2 61 (63.54%) Change Management
3 54 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (46.88%) CRM
5 29 (30.21%) ERP
6 16 (16.67%) Service Management
7 14 (14.58%) SAP Implementation
8 10 (10.42%) Migration
9 9 (9.38%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.33%) Logistics
11 7 (7.29%) Workflow
11 7 (7.29%) Validation
11 7 (7.29%) Time Management
11 7 (7.29%) Data Migration
11 7 (7.29%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (7.29%) Data Validation
12 6 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 6 (6.25%) Lean Manufacturing
12 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
12 6 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) ABAP
2 6 (6.25%) C#
2 6 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.21%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.13%) C
4 3 (3.13%) SQL
5 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 54 (56.25%) SAP Certification
2 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.25%) Degree
4 5 (5.21%) CIMA
4 5 (5.21%) AAT
5 4 (4.17%) MCSE
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.13%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.13%) ICAEW
7 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.08%) CCA
7 2 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.08%) CCNA
7 2 (2.08%) ACCA
8 1 (1.04%) CCNP
8 1 (1.04%) ISEB
8 1 (1.04%) CCEA
8 1 (1.04%) MCSA
8 1 (1.04%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
1 1 (1.04%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.13%) vSphere
3 2 (2.08%) XenApp
3 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) SCOM
2 3 (3.13%) SCCM
3 2 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.04%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 57 (59.38%) SAP
2 55 (57.29%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (7.29%) VMware
3 7 (7.29%) Business Objects
4 6 (6.25%) Cisco
5 5 (5.21%) Civica
6 4 (4.17%) HP
6 4 (4.17%) Citrix
7 3 (3.13%) Sage
7 3 (3.13%) NetApp
7 3 (3.13%) LexisNexis
8 2 (2.08%) Aareon
8 2 (2.08%) Kypera
8 2 (2.08%) Northgate
8 2 (2.08%) Capita
8 2 (2.08%) Orchard
8 2 (2.08%) Infor
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle
8 2 (2.08%) Epicor
8 2 (2.08%) Pegasus
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