The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Redditch region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 2.94% 11.90% 17.86%
As % of the Vendors category 4.00% 27.78% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Average salary £23,500 £45,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.77% +37.40%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 73.53% 42.86% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 6
Average salary £32,500 £44,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.13% +66.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Worcestershire

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Technician
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
Redditch, Worcestershire
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