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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 21 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.85% 17.50% 10.26%
As % of the Vendors category 12.12% 33.98% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 32 12
Average salary £36,250 £31,000 £20,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.93% +53.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £22,050 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £39,900 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
66 103 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 40.00% 51.50% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64 82 36
Average salary £47,500 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.22% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -10 5 £45,000 +45.16% 5
Bridgnorth - 2 £27,250 -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (47.62%) MS Office
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
7 4 (19.05%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (14.29%) DNS
8 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 3 (14.29%) SLA
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix
8 3 (14.29%) .NET
8 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) Linux

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (47.62%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (9.52%) Skype
3 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (9.52%) Legal
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Graduate
2 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) IT Graduate
3 2 (9.52%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) PMO Lead
3 2 (9.52%) Senior IT Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) LINQ
3 1 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) SIEM
3 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) Ruby
2 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) CRISC
2 1 (4.76%) SANS
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (4.76%) Telerik
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