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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 27 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.67% 10.63% 19.49%
As % of the Vendors category 17.78% 19.57% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 29
Average salary £39,992 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.44% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £35,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £104,000 £62,000
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
45 138 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 37.50% 54.33% 62.56%
Number of salaries quoted 33 117 101
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £78,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) Windows
4 6 (20.69%) MS Office
4 6 (20.69%) DNS
4 6 (20.69%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) NHS
4 6 (20.69%) SCCM
4 6 (20.69%) XenApp
5 5 (17.24%) Data Extraction
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (17.24%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (17.24%) Lync
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.24%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (17.24%) Star Schema
5 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
5 5 (17.24%) ETL
5 5 (17.24%) OLAP
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
6 4 (13.79%) HP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (17.24%) Lync
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) VoIP
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 3 (10.34%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) OLAP
2 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (17.24%) Star Schema
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Aerospace
2 3 (10.34%) Automotive
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Local Government
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Data Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) IT Auditor
3 3 (10.34%) IT Security Auditor
3 3 (10.34%) Auditor
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Solutions Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) COM
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) NHS
2 5 (17.24%) Data Extraction
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) PKI
4 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ETL
1 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
1 5 (17.24%) Dimensional Modelling
1 5 (17.24%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Information Security
3 3 (10.34%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) Information Security Management
3 3 (10.34%) Security Management
3 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (10.34%) ISMS
4 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Information Management
4 2 (6.90%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) IRCA
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.45%) HNC
3 1 (3.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
1 3 (10.34%) TickIT
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 14001
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) XenApp
2 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
4 3 (10.34%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (10.34%) IAG
4 3 (10.34%) UAG
4 3 (10.34%) ISA Server
4 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 3 (10.34%) WSUS
2 3 (10.34%) Cacti
2 3 (10.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.45%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Citrix
2 4 (13.79%) NetApp
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) HP
3 3 (10.34%) EMC
3 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.34%) Symantec
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.90%) Polycom
4 2 (6.90%) AppSense
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Siemens
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