The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Redditch region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 17 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 13.95% - 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 5
Average salary £31,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Redditch region.

Vendors Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
32 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 37.21% 42.22% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 10
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -30.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Redditch region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Redditch

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Redditch region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Redditch

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Redditch

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Redditch region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Redditch

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) Network Design
3 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (38.46%) VLAN
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (38.46%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) Wireless
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) WLAN
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Postfix
6 2 (15.38%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Wireless
2 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (38.46%) VLAN
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security
2 5 (38.46%) WLAN
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) SMTP
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) Star Schema
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Informix
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (46.15%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Support
2 3 (23.08%) IT Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Business Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) ASP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) HND
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) SolidWorks
5 1 (7.69%) Mitel