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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 15.58% 36.84% 18.18%
As % of the Vendors category 27.69% 58.33% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34 39 30
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £37,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
130 72 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 56.28% 63.16% 56.46%
Number of salaries quoted 107 59 62
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £48,750 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -1 31 £30,000 -7.69% 7
Shrewsbury +2 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 45 (64.29%) Windows
2 40 (57.14%) Citrix
3 36 (51.43%) Active Directory
3 36 (51.43%) VMware
4 35 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (45.71%) MS Exchange
6 30 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (41.43%) DNS
8 26 (37.14%) TCP/IP
8 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
9 21 (30.00%) SQL
9 21 (30.00%) Firewall
10 20 (28.57%) SAN
10 20 (28.57%) DHCP
11 19 (27.14%) Linux
12 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (22.86%) Citrix Certification
13 16 (22.86%) NAS
14 15 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (20.00%) Hyper-V
15 14 (20.00%) VPN
16 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
16 13 (18.57%) C#
17 12 (17.14%) Cisco
17 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (15.71%) .NET
19 10 (14.29%) Apache
19 10 (14.29%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (45.71%) MS Exchange
2 15 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.29%) Apache
4 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (8.57%) IIS
5 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.29%) IBM Notes
7 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.43%) MS Office
3 3 (4.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (41.43%) DNS
2 26 (37.14%) TCP/IP
3 21 (30.00%) Firewall
4 20 (28.57%) SAN
4 20 (28.57%) DHCP
5 16 (22.86%) NAS
6 14 (20.00%) VPN
7 9 (12.86%) DDNS
8 5 (7.14%) IP Telephony
9 4 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (4.29%) LAN
11 2 (2.86%) WAN
11 2 (2.86%) VLAN
12 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.43%) VoIP
12 1 (1.43%) IPv4
12 1 (1.43%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.57%) MySQL
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.29%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.43%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) Hudson
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Support Engineer
1 18 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Developer
5 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Systems Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Team Leader
8 3 (4.29%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.29%) Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) .NET
2 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.71%) COM
3 4 (5.71%) CSS
3 4 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (2.86%) Classic ASP
4 2 (2.86%) WinForms
4 2 (2.86%) WPF
4 2 (2.86%) jQuery
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (64.29%) Windows
2 35 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (27.14%) Linux
4 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.57%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.86%) UNIX
9 2 (2.86%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) ITIL
2 4 (5.71%) Migration
3 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (4.29%) ERP
3 3 (4.29%) OOP
3 3 (4.29%) OO
3 3 (4.29%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (2.86%) Line Management
4 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
4 2 (2.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
4 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (2.86%) CRM
4 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
4 2 (2.86%) UML
4 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (2.86%) Project Management
4 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 2 (2.86%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) SQL
2 13 (18.57%) C#
3 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
3 6 (8.57%) VB
4 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.71%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.86%) C++
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (22.86%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (12.86%) MCSE
3 9 (12.86%) MCSA
3 9 (12.86%) CCA
4 7 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (4.29%) MCITP
6 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.86%) CCNA
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (10.00%) vSphere
4 7 (10.00%) XenApp
4 7 (10.00%) Terminal Services
5 6 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (57.14%) Citrix
2 36 (51.43%) VMware
3 12 (17.14%) Cisco
4 9 (12.86%) HP
5 7 (10.00%) Brocade
6 4 (5.71%) 3PAR
6 4 (5.71%) NetApp
7 3 (4.29%) Lotus
7 3 (4.29%) Mitel
7 3 (4.29%) Avaya
7 3 (4.29%) Juniper
7 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (2.86%) SAP
9 1 (1.43%) Cognos
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle
9 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.43%) Sage
9 1 (1.43%) Remedy
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