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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.26% 10.73% 23.60%
As % of the Vendors category 20.93% 20.44% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 38
Average salary £43,750 £75,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £104,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
43 137 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 34.68% 52.49% 67.98%
Number of salaries quoted 33 112 105
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £104,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (48.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (17.14%) Windows
4 6 (17.14%) DNS
4 6 (17.14%) Citrix
4 6 (17.14%) NHS
4 6 (17.14%) SCCM
4 6 (17.14%) XenApp
5 5 (14.29%) Data Extraction
5 5 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (14.29%) Lync
5 5 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.29%) Star Schema
5 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (14.29%) ETL
5 5 (14.29%) OLAP
5 5 (14.29%) .NET
5 5 (14.29%) C#
5 5 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (11.43%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (11.43%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (14.29%) Lync
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (8.57%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) VoIP
2 3 (8.57%) DHCP
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (14.29%) Star Schema
2 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.29%) OLAP
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
2 3 (8.57%) Automotive
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Security Auditor
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Auditor
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) Auditor
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Solutions Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) jQuery
3 3 (8.57%) COM
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (5.71%) WCF
4 2 (5.71%) LINQ
5 1 (2.86%) CSS3
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) NHS
2 5 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) PKI
4 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.86%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
1 5 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
1 5 (14.29%) Project Management
1 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 5 (14.29%) ETL
1 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 3 (8.57%) ISMS
2 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) MVC
2 3 (8.57%) Information Security
2 3 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (8.57%) Information Security Management
2 3 (8.57%) Security Management
2 3 (8.57%) Web Development
3 2 (5.71%) Network Design
3 2 (5.71%) Logistics
3 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
1 3 (8.57%) IRCA
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PMP
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) HNC
3 1 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
1 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
1 3 (8.57%) TickIT
1 3 (8.57%) ISO 14001
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) XenApp
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (8.57%) IAG
4 3 (8.57%) UAG
4 3 (8.57%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) Cacti
2 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 3 (8.57%) WSUS
2 3 (8.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.86%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.86%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.86%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.86%) SCSM
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Citrix
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco
2 4 (11.43%) HP
3 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
3 3 (8.57%) EMC
3 3 (8.57%) NetApp
3 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.57%) Symantec
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) AppSense
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) Polycom
5 1 (2.86%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.86%) Siemens
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
MIDLANDS
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Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
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