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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.66% 34.62% 19.51%
As % of the Vendors category 25.74% 43.90% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 13
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,050 £17,500 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
101 82 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 41.39% 78.85% 70.73%
Number of salaries quoted 75 55 42
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 -8 22 £31,500 -3.07% 3
Shrewsbury -5 1 £39,500 -16.84%
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 40 (59.70%) Active Directory
2 33 (49.25%) Windows
3 28 (41.79%) Citrix
4 24 (35.82%) MS Exchange
5 23 (34.33%) TCP/IP
6 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
8 18 (26.87%) ITIL
8 18 (26.87%) Firewall
9 17 (25.37%) DNS
9 17 (25.37%) DHCP
10 16 (23.88%) MS Office
10 16 (23.88%) VMware
11 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (17.91%) XenApp
14 12 (17.91%) MCITP
15 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (16.42%) Linux
15 11 (16.42%) MCSE
16 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
16 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
16 10 (14.93%) Project Management
17 9 (13.43%) LAN
17 9 (13.43%) Oracle
17 9 (13.43%) SQL
17 9 (13.43%) VPN
17 9 (13.43%) WAN
18 8 (11.94%) SAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 24 (35.82%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.49%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 16 (23.88%) MS Office
2 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.46%) MS Project
4 4 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.49%) Primavera
2 1 (1.49%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.33%) TCP/IP
2 18 (26.87%) Firewall
3 17 (25.37%) DNS
3 17 (25.37%) DHCP
4 9 (13.43%) WAN
4 9 (13.43%) LAN
4 9 (13.43%) VPN
5 8 (11.94%) SAN
5 8 (11.94%) NAS
6 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.49%) Wireless
6 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.49%) VLAN
6 1 (1.49%) Intranet
6 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.49%) Selenium
2 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.49%) Hudson
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
1 6 (8.96%) Legal
2 1 (1.49%) Games
2 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.96%) Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Network Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.46%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Network Support
8 4 (5.97%) Help Desk Team Lead
8 4 (5.97%) C++ Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.97%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) COM
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (49.25%) Windows
2 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (16.42%) Linux
6 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Vista
7 3 (4.48%) UNIX
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) ITIL
2 10 (14.93%) Project Management
3 7 (10.45%) Server Building
4 5 (7.46%) Resource Management
4 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.97%) Change Management
5 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.48%) ERP
6 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.99%) Line Management
7 2 (2.99%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.99%) Change Control
7 2 (2.99%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.99%) Procure-to-pay
8 1 (1.49%) Data Privacy
8 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.49%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) C#
3 5 (7.46%) C++
3 5 (7.46%) VC++
4 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.99%) VB
5 2 (2.99%) Java
6 1 (1.49%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) AWK
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (17.91%) MCITP
3 11 (16.42%) MCSE
4 7 (10.45%) MCSA
4 7 (10.45%) CCA
4 7 (10.45%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (7.46%) Degree
6 4 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.49%) CISSP
9 1 (1.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) P3O
System Software
1 40 (59.70%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.91%) XenApp
3 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.96%) XenDesktop
5 5 (7.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (5.97%) XenServer
6 4 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.99%) vSphere
8 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 28 (41.79%) Citrix
2 16 (23.88%) VMware
3 9 (13.43%) Oracle
4 4 (5.97%) HP
5 3 (4.48%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (2.99%) SAP
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco
7 1 (1.49%) IBM
7 1 (1.49%) Progress
7 1 (1.49%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.49%) Reuters
7 1 (1.49%) Remedy
7 1 (1.49%) BT
7 1 (1.49%) QAD
7 1 (1.49%) Brocade
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