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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 9 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.99% 7.26% 10.77%
As % of the Vendors category 28.81% 20.93% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 22
Average salary £70,000 £43,750 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -41.66%
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
118 43 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 62.43% 34.68% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 100 33 105
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £104,000 £65,000
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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 62 (89.86%) MS Excel
2 36 (52.17%) CRM
3 29 (42.03%) Project Management
4 26 (37.68%) Change Management
5 25 (36.23%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (33.33%) SQL
6 23 (33.33%) Manufacturing
7 22 (31.88%) Retail
8 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (28.99%) Finance
9 20 (28.99%) ERP
9 20 (28.99%) MS Visio
10 19 (27.54%) SAP
11 18 (26.09%) XML
11 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (26.09%) SDLC
12 17 (24.64%) CSS
12 17 (24.64%) Oracle
12 17 (24.64%) HTML
12 17 (24.64%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
13 16 (23.19%) SAP Certification
13 16 (23.19%) Games
13 16 (23.19%) Data Centre
13 16 (23.19%) Data Centre Operations
13 16 (23.19%) SaaS
14 14 (20.29%) SAP ERP
14 14 (20.29%) SAP HANA
14 14 (20.29%) Java
15 13 (18.84%) UML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.45%) CICS
1 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 62 (89.86%) MS Excel
2 20 (28.99%) MS Visio
3 11 (15.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (15.94%) MS Office
4 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (20.29%) SAP ERP
2 9 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (10.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (5.80%) SAP SD
4 4 (5.80%) SAP PP
4 4 (5.80%) SAP QM
4 4 (5.80%) SAP MII
5 2 (2.90%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (2.90%) Aareon QL
5 2 (2.90%) OPENHousing
5 2 (2.90%) MIS ActiveH
5 2 (2.90%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (2.90%) Agresso
5 2 (2.90%) Lawson
5 2 (2.90%) SAP MM
5 2 (2.90%) SAP Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Academy Housing
5 2 (2.90%) arcHouse
5 2 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.19%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SAP HANA
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.45%) DB2
6 1 (1.45%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.45%) QlikView
6 1 (1.45%) OpenQM
6 1 (1.45%) mvBase
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.45%) StreamInsight
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) PowerDesigner
2 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 23 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 22 (31.88%) Retail
3 20 (28.99%) Finance
4 16 (23.19%) Games
5 9 (13.04%) Aerospace
6 8 (11.59%) Back Office
7 6 (8.70%) Banking
7 6 (8.70%) Retail Banking
8 5 (7.25%) Billing
9 4 (5.80%) Marketing
10 3 (4.35%) Legal
11 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
11 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Consultant
2 12 (17.39%) Designer
3 11 (15.94%) Solutions Designer
3 11 (15.94%) Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 9 (13.04%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Management Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Architect
7 3 (4.35%) SAP Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Tester
8 2 (2.90%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.09%) XML
2 17 (24.64%) HTML
2 17 (24.64%) CSS
3 11 (15.94%) SOAP
3 11 (15.94%) XSLT
3 11 (15.94%) JSON
3 11 (15.94%) REST
4 9 (13.04%) .NET
5 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.25%) CSS3
6 5 (7.25%) jQuery
6 5 (7.25%) Web Services
7 2 (2.90%) LINQ
8 1 (1.45%) MDX
8 1 (1.45%) HTML5
8 1 (1.45%) J2EE
8 1 (1.45%) Lucene
8 1 (1.45%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (23.19%) Data Centre
3 12 (17.39%) User Experience
4 11 (15.94%) IVR
5 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
6 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
6 5 (7.25%) Graphic Design
7 3 (4.35%) PMI
8 2 (2.90%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.45%) Data Conversion
9 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) CRM
2 29 (42.03%) Project Management
3 26 (37.68%) Change Management
4 25 (36.23%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (28.99%) ERP
6 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (26.09%) SDLC
7 16 (23.19%) Data Centre Operations
8 13 (18.84%) UML
9 12 (17.39%) SOA
10 11 (15.94%) Knowledge Management
10 11 (15.94%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (15.94%) User Stories
10 11 (15.94%) Coaching
10 11 (15.94%) Software Delivery
10 11 (15.94%) Product Management
11 9 (13.04%) SAP Implementation
11 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
11 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
11 9 (13.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) SQL
2 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.29%) Java
4 7 (10.14%) C#
5 5 (7.25%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.90%) ABAP
7 1 (1.45%) Fortran
7 1 (1.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) SAP Certification
2 8 (11.59%) Degree
3 5 (7.25%) AAT
3 5 (7.25%) CIMA
4 3 (4.35%) ICAEW
4 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.90%) ACCA
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.45%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) SAP
2 17 (24.64%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (24.64%) Oracle
3 11 (15.94%) KANA
4 5 (7.25%) Civica
4 5 (7.25%) TARGIT
5 3 (4.35%) LexisNexis
5 3 (4.35%) Infor
5 3 (4.35%) JD Edwards
5 3 (4.35%) Sage
5 3 (4.35%) Sun
6 2 (2.90%) Epicor
6 2 (2.90%) Pegasus
6 2 (2.90%) CODA
6 2 (2.90%) Capita
6 2 (2.90%) Orchard
6 2 (2.90%) Northgate
6 2 (2.90%) Aareon
6 2 (2.90%) Kypera
7 1 (1.45%) hybris
Midlands
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Midlands
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Salary: £33660.00 - £37128.00 per annum
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Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 per year
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