The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 33.33% 17.58% 18.75%
As % of the Vendors category 43.59% 25.40% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 13
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,700 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
78 63 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 76.47% 69.23% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 45 42 42
Average salary £32,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Shropshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Shropshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +6 21 £26,750 -17.69% 3
Shrewsbury - 4 £47,500 -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 55 (72.37%) Windows
2 45 (59.21%) Active Directory
3 39 (51.32%) Citrix
4 33 (43.42%) MS Exchange
4 33 (43.42%) VMware
5 30 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (36.84%) MS Excel
7 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (31.58%) DNS
9 22 (28.95%) vSphere
10 21 (27.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (27.63%) SQL
11 20 (26.32%) XenApp
12 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (25.00%) MS Office
13 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
14 15 (19.74%) SAN
14 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (18.42%) NetApp
16 13 (17.11%) Migration
16 13 (17.11%) Linux
17 12 (15.79%) .NET
17 12 (15.79%) DHCP
17 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (15.79%) Hyper-V
18 11 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2007
19 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
19 10 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
19 10 (13.16%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 33 (43.42%) MS Exchange
2 30 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (27.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (13.16%) IIS
6 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (9.21%) Moodle
7 5 (6.58%) WordPress
7 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
7 5 (6.58%) Apache
8 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (1.32%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 19 (25.00%) MS Office
3 8 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.32%) GIMP
5 1 (1.32%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.58%) DNS
2 15 (19.74%) SAN
3 12 (15.79%) DHCP
4 8 (10.53%) SSH
5 7 (9.21%) VLAN
5 7 (9.21%) Firewall
5 7 (9.21%) HTTP
5 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.21%) SSL
6 4 (5.26%) LAN
6 4 (5.26%) Wireless
7 3 (3.95%) IPv4
8 2 (2.63%) Intranet
8 2 (2.63%) DDNS
9 1 (1.32%) WAN
9 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.32%) NAS
9 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) MySQL
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.63%) Spotfire
4 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.95%) Subversion
2 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (7.89%) Publishing
2 5 (6.58%) Legal
3 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.63%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Local Government
6 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (15.79%) Analyst
1 12 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 10 (13.16%) Developer
3 9 (11.84%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.95%) Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Desktop Support
7 3 (3.95%) Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) .NET
2 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
2 7 (9.21%) WPF
3 6 (7.89%) LAMP
4 5 (6.58%) WCF
5 4 (5.26%) HTML
6 3 (3.95%) Web Services
7 2 (2.63%) XML
7 2 (2.63%) WinForms
7 2 (2.63%) CSS
7 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.63%) jQuery
8 1 (1.32%) HTML5
8 1 (1.32%) CSS3
8 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.32%) JSON
8 1 (1.32%) COM
8 1 (1.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Open Source
2 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.63%) Clustering
2 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (72.37%) Windows
2 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (17.11%) Linux
5 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.26%) Windows NT
8 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.95%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.11%) Migration
2 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.21%) ITIL
3 7 (9.21%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.89%) MVC
5 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.58%) Content Management
5 5 (6.58%) Time Management
5 5 (6.58%) Change Control
5 5 (6.58%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.26%) Project Management
7 3 (3.95%) RUP
7 3 (3.95%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (2.63%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.63%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.63%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.63%) Coaching
8 2 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) C#
3 7 (9.21%) Perl
3 7 (9.21%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
4 6 (7.89%) PHP
5 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.32%) C++
6 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 7 (9.21%) MCSE
3 6 (7.89%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.63%) CCA
6 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.32%) MCTS
6 1 (1.32%) MCITP
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.32%) MCSA
6 1 (1.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (59.21%) Active Directory
2 22 (28.95%) vSphere
3 20 (26.32%) XenApp
4 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (15.79%) Hyper-V
6 10 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (9.21%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (6.58%) XenServer
9 4 (5.26%) Shibboleth
10 3 (3.95%) Terminal Services
11 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
11 2 (2.63%) Squid
11 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (1.32%) Xen
12 1 (1.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Backup Exec
2 6 (7.89%) WSUS
3 2 (2.63%) Plesk
Vendors
1 39 (51.32%) Citrix
2 33 (43.42%) VMware
3 14 (18.42%) NetApp
4 10 (13.16%) Cisco
5 8 (10.53%) Dell
6 7 (9.21%) Altiris
7 5 (6.58%) HP
8 4 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle
10 2 (2.63%) Business Objects
10 2 (2.63%) Cognos
10 2 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (1.32%) Juniper
11 1 (1.32%) Lotus
Telford, Shropshire
Telford Wrekin Council
Salary: From £31,160 to £33,998 per annum
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