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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 1 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 59 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.39% 34.50% 11.58%
As % of the Vendors category 26.32% 51.30% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 10
Average salary £37,000 £44,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.38% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £51,000
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
76 115 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 62.30% 67.25% 57.37%
Number of salaries quoted 65 58 77
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £35,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 13 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (54.84%) MS Excel
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) Presales
4 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (22.58%) Project Management
4 7 (22.58%) MS Project
4 7 (22.58%) CRM
4 7 (22.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (19.35%) ERP
5 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
5 6 (19.35%) MS Office
5 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.13%) SAP
6 5 (16.13%) Java
6 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Degree
6 5 (16.13%) Change Management
6 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
6 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
6 5 (16.13%) QA
6 5 (16.13%) SDLC
7 4 (12.90%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (12.90%) Selenium
7 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) JProfiler
7 4 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Software Deployment
7 4 (12.90%) Migration
7 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (54.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (22.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (22.58%) MS Project
3 6 (19.35%) MS Office
3 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (9.68%) SAP QM
3 2 (6.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (6.45%) Magento
3 2 (6.45%) SAP ERP
3 2 (6.45%) SAP PP
3 2 (6.45%) SAP SM
3 2 (6.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) MailChimp
3 1 (3.23%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) CTI
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) Power BI
3 2 (6.45%) SAP HANA
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (3.23%) HBase
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JProfiler
1 4 (12.90%) JUnit
1 4 (12.90%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Consultant
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) QA Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) QA Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Quality Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Quality Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) SAP PP Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) SOAP
2 2 (6.45%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) LAMP
3 1 (3.23%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) NHS
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
4 2 (6.45%) e-Learning
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) FlexPod
5 1 (3.23%) IVR
5 1 (3.23%) Social Media
5 1 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Presales
2 7 (22.58%) CRM
2 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (19.35%) ERP
4 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Change Management
4 5 (16.13%) SDLC
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.90%) Software Deployment
5 4 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.45%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (6.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) SAP Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MBA
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Infor
3 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Apple
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) KANA
4 1 (3.23%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) TARGIT
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