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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 14 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.20% 16.03% 8.70%
As % of the Vendors category 17.78% 24.51% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 8
Median salary £42,500 £65,000 £39,992
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +62.53%
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
45 102 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 51.72% 65.38% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 84 33
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
3 16 (36.36%) MS Office
4 14 (31.82%) HTML
4 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 14 (31.82%) COM
4 14 (31.82%) CSS
4 14 (31.82%) XML
4 14 (31.82%) XHTML
4 14 (31.82%) Client/Server
4 14 (31.82%) OLE
4 14 (31.82%) WebSpeed
4 14 (31.82%) OpenEdge
4 14 (31.82%) Progress 4GL
4 14 (31.82%) Progress
5 12 (27.27%) Yammer
5 12 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (27.27%) Office 365
5 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 12 (27.27%) Windows
6 7 (15.91%) Finance
6 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (13.64%) IaaS
7 6 (13.64%) SCDPM
7 6 (13.64%) SCOrch
7 6 (13.64%) Private Cloud
7 6 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (13.64%) PaaS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (31.82%) OpenEdge
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
2 16 (36.36%) MS Office
3 4 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.27%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.27%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
2 12 (27.27%) Office 365
2 12 (27.27%) Yammer
3 6 (13.64%) IaaS
3 6 (13.64%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) Power BI
2 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) WebSpeed
2 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.27%) JMeter
2 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Consultant
2 18 (40.91%) Azure Consultant
3 14 (31.82%) Developer
3 14 (31.82%) Progress 4GL Developer
3 14 (31.82%) Progress Developer
3 14 (31.82%) Senior Developer
3 14 (31.82%) Senior Progress Developer
4 12 (27.27%) Azure Engineer
4 12 (27.27%) Office 365 Consultant
4 12 (27.27%) Office 365 Engineer
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Consultant
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Cloud Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) SCCM Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Telecoms Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) COM
1 14 (31.82%) CSS
1 14 (31.82%) HTML
1 14 (31.82%) OLE
1 14 (31.82%) XHTML
1 14 (31.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Client/Server
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (13.64%) Private Cloud
4 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
2 5 (11.36%) Data Management
2 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
3 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 4 (9.09%) Facilities Management
3 4 (9.09%) Power Management
4 3 (6.82%) CRM
5 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.55%) Coaching
5 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Database Theory
6 1 (2.27%) ERP
6 1 (2.27%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Product Management
6 1 (2.27%) SDLC
6 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
1 14 (31.82%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) IRCA
1 1 (2.27%) MCDBA
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 6 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
1 6 (13.64%) SCDPM
1 6 (13.64%) SCOM
1 6 (13.64%) SCOrch
1 6 (13.64%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Progress
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Cognos
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
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