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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 42 34 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 31.58% 17.89% 17.82%
As % of the Vendors category 49.41% 30.91% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 16
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
85 110 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 63.91% 57.89% 68.32%
Number of salaries quoted 38 78 69
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,800 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 26 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 63 (76.83%) MS Excel
2 49 (59.76%) Project Management
3 46 (56.10%) SAP
3 46 (56.10%) Change Management
3 46 (56.10%) Retail
4 45 (54.88%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (54.88%) Salesforce.com
4 45 (54.88%) Manufacturing
5 44 (53.66%) SAP Certification
5 44 (53.66%) Games
5 44 (53.66%) SaaS
6 39 (47.56%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (46.34%) CRM
8 17 (20.73%) ERP
9 14 (17.07%) ABAP
9 14 (17.07%) Billing
9 14 (17.07%) Dynamics CRM
10 13 (15.85%) Finance
11 10 (12.20%) Service Management
11 10 (12.20%) Migration
12 9 (10.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (10.98%) VMware
12 9 (10.98%) SAP ERP
12 9 (10.98%) SAP HANA
13 8 (9.76%) Windows
13 8 (9.76%) SAP SD
13 8 (9.76%) Aerospace
13 8 (9.76%) SAP CRM
13 8 (9.76%) Logistics
13 8 (9.76%) SAP Implementation

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.88%) Lync
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 63 (76.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (10.98%) SAP ERP
3 8 (9.76%) SAP SD
3 8 (9.76%) SAP CRM
4 7 (8.54%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (8.54%) SAP CO
4 7 (8.54%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 44 (53.66%) SaaS
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) SAN
2 3 (3.66%) MPLS
2 3 (3.66%) Firewall
2 3 (3.66%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.44%) PABX
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (2.44%) WAN
3 2 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) VoIP
4 1 (1.22%) VPN
4 1 (1.22%) BGP
4 1 (1.22%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.22%) VLAN
4 1 (1.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SAP HANA
2 7 (8.54%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (8.54%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.22%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) LSMW
General
1 46 (56.10%) Retail
2 45 (54.88%) Manufacturing
3 44 (53.66%) Games
4 14 (17.07%) Billing
5 13 (15.85%) Finance
6 8 (9.76%) Aerospace
7 7 (8.54%) General Ledger
8 4 (4.88%) Marketing
9 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
10 2 (2.44%) Retail Banking
10 2 (2.44%) Banking
11 1 (1.22%) Automotive
11 1 (1.22%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 44 (53.66%) Consultant
2 22 (26.83%) SAP Consultant
3 19 (23.17%) CRM Consultant
4 10 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 9 (10.98%) Sales Consultant
6 8 (9.76%) Architect
6 8 (9.76%) Project Manager
6 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Consultant
7 7 (8.54%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 7 (8.54%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 7 (8.54%) SAP Architect
7 7 (8.54%) SAP Data Consultant
7 7 (8.54%) Data Consultant
7 7 (8.54%) Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Functional Consultant
7 7 (8.54%) Migration Consultant
7 7 (8.54%) Data Migration Consultant
8 6 (7.32%) SAP Manager
8 6 (7.32%) SAP Project Manager
9 5 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) .NET
2 2 (2.44%) VXML
2 2 (2.44%) XMPP
2 2 (2.44%) jQuery
2 2 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) HTML5
3 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (47.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) UNIX
3 3 (3.66%) Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.22%) AIX
5 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (59.76%) Project Management
2 46 (56.10%) Change Management
3 45 (54.88%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (46.34%) CRM
5 17 (20.73%) ERP
6 10 (12.20%) Service Management
6 10 (12.20%) Migration
7 8 (9.76%) Logistics
7 8 (9.76%) Time Management
7 8 (9.76%) SAP Implementation
8 7 (8.54%) Data Migration
8 7 (8.54%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (8.54%) Data Validation
8 7 (8.54%) Workflow
8 7 (8.54%) Validation
9 6 (7.32%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.10%) Business Continuity
11 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) ABAP
2 4 (4.88%) C
3 2 (2.44%) C#
3 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.22%) SQL
4 1 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 44 (53.66%) SAP Certification
2 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.32%) MCSE
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.66%) Degree
4 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.44%) CCNA
5 2 (2.44%) CCA
5 2 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.22%) MCSD
6 1 (1.22%) CCEA
6 1 (1.22%) ISEB
6 1 (1.22%) MCSA
6 1 (1.22%) CCNP
6 1 (1.22%) MCITP
6 1 (1.22%) ECDL
6 1 (1.22%) NCIE
6 1 (1.22%) VCP5
6 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.10%) vSphere
3 4 (4.88%) XenDesktop
3 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.88%) XenApp
4 3 (3.66%) XenServer
4 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) SCOM
2 3 (3.66%) SCCM
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.22%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (56.10%) SAP
2 45 (54.88%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (10.98%) VMware
4 7 (8.54%) Business Objects
5 6 (7.32%) Citrix
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco
5 6 (7.32%) HP
6 5 (6.10%) NetApp
7 2 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (1.22%) Avaya
8 1 (1.22%) Juniper
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle
8 1 (1.22%) Sage
8 1 (1.22%) Symantec
8 1 (1.22%) Mitel
8 1 (1.22%) Brocade
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