The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Shropshire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 35 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 31.53% 21.83% 19.46%
As % of the Vendors category 46.67% 31.96% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 25
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £23,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
75 97 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 67.57% 68.31% 57.30%
Number of salaries quoted 61 48 75
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
West Midlands

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +3 30 £35,000 +9.37% 6
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 56 (72.73%) Windows
2 49 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 42 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 32 (41.56%) DNS
5 29 (37.66%) SQL
6 28 (36.36%) Citrix
7 27 (35.06%) VMware
7 27 (35.06%) vSphere
8 26 (33.77%) MS Exchange
8 26 (33.77%) MS Office
9 23 (29.87%) Linux
10 22 (28.57%) IIS
10 22 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (23.38%) PowerShell
12 18 (23.38%) Load Balancing
12 18 (23.38%) Altiris
12 18 (23.38%) VLAN
12 18 (23.38%) Forefront TMG
12 18 (23.38%) Bash Shell
12 18 (23.38%) Backup Exec
12 18 (23.38%) Perl
12 18 (23.38%) HTTP
12 18 (23.38%) SSL
13 17 (22.08%) MS Visio
13 17 (22.08%) Publishing
13 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (22.08%) WSUS
13 17 (22.08%) SSH
14 16 (20.78%) Change Control

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 26 (33.77%) MS Exchange
2 22 (28.57%) IIS
2 22 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (18.18%) Apache
5 12 (15.58%) Moodle
6 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
6 10 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (6.49%) WordPress
9 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.60%) IBM Notes
10 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.30%) Lync
11 1 (1.30%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 42 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 26 (33.77%) MS Office
3 17 (22.08%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.19%) MS Project
4 4 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.30%) GIMP
5 1 (1.30%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
2 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (41.56%) DNS
2 18 (23.38%) VLAN
2 18 (23.38%) HTTP
2 18 (23.38%) SSL
3 17 (22.08%) SSH
4 14 (18.18%) SAN
5 10 (12.99%) DHCP
6 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
7 6 (7.79%) Firewall
8 3 (3.90%) Wireless
8 3 (3.90%) DDNS
8 3 (3.90%) IPv4
8 3 (3.90%) LAN
9 2 (2.60%) Intranet
9 2 (2.60%) NAS
10 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.18%) MySQL
3 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.60%) Spotfire
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
1 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.60%) Subversion
General
1 17 (22.08%) Publishing
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.19%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.19%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.90%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.90%) Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) LAMP
2 9 (11.69%) .NET
3 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.90%) HTML
5 2 (2.60%) Web Services
5 2 (2.60%) COM
5 2 (2.60%) WCF
5 2 (2.60%) WPF
6 1 (1.30%) Ajax
6 1 (1.30%) jQuery
6 1 (1.30%) CSS
6 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Open Source
2 7 (9.09%) VLE
3 3 (3.90%) Wiki
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.60%) PMI
4 2 (2.60%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 56 (72.73%) Windows
2 23 (29.87%) Linux
3 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.79%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.90%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) Load Balancing
2 16 (20.78%) Change Control
3 12 (15.58%) Migration
4 10 (12.99%) Time Management
4 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.79%) MVC
6 5 (6.49%) Content Management
6 5 (6.49%) ITIL
6 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.19%) Project Management
8 3 (3.90%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.90%) PRINCE
8 3 (3.90%) RUP
9 2 (2.60%) CRM
9 2 (2.60%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.60%) SOA
9 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.60%) Scrum
9 2 (2.60%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.66%) SQL
2 18 (23.38%) PowerShell
2 18 (23.38%) Bash Shell
2 18 (23.38%) Perl
3 13 (16.88%) PHP
4 7 (9.09%) C#
5 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.30%) Java
7 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.19%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (5.19%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.60%) PMP
3 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.30%) CCA
4 1 (1.30%) CCNA
4 1 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 27 (35.06%) vSphere
3 18 (23.38%) Forefront TMG
4 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (18.18%) XenApp
6 11 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 9 (11.69%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (10.39%) Shibboleth
9 7 (9.09%) XenServer
10 5 (6.49%) Terminal Services
11 4 (5.19%) ISA Server
12 3 (3.90%) Squid
12 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
14 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (23.38%) Backup Exec
2 17 (22.08%) WSUS
3 3 (3.90%) Plesk
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) Citrix
2 27 (35.06%) VMware
3 18 (23.38%) Altiris
4 12 (15.58%) Cisco
4 12 (15.58%) NetApp
5 8 (10.39%) Dell
6 4 (5.19%) HP
7 3 (3.90%) 3PAR
7 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.60%) Cognos
8 2 (2.60%) Lotus
8 2 (2.60%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.60%) Niku
9 1 (1.30%) Juniper
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-55k
Posted: 5 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Interact Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago