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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
England / Midlands
Rank 5 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 19 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.63% 15.70% 35.06%
As % of the Vendors category 21.74% 24.68% 51.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 20
Median salary £38,500 £37,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -16.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +2.00%

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
23 77 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 71.88% 63.64% 67.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 68 61
Median salary £52,500 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 14 (82.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (35.29%) ERP
4 6 (35.29%) Cognos
4 6 (35.29%) IBM
4 6 (35.29%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (35.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (29.41%) Office 365
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
6 4 (23.53%) MCSE
6 4 (23.53%) MCSA
7 3 (17.65%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Presales
8 2 (11.76%) CRM
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
9 1 (5.88%) Retail
9 1 (5.88%) Data Management
9 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
9 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
9 1 (5.88%) Advertising
9 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
9 1 (5.88%) Process Management
9 1 (5.88%) Change Management
9 1 (5.88%) Risk Management

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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (82.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.88%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) H.323
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) Cognos Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Cognos Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) TM1 Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Software Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) ERP
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Presales
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) CAD
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Process Management
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCSA
1 4 (23.53%) MCSE
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cognos
1 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) SAP