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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 24.83% 15.28% 17.54%
As % of the Vendors category 46.15% 23.16% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 20
Average salary £32,250 £21,976 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.75% -32.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,500 £29,450
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £36,350 £40,000
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
78 95 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 53.79% 65.97% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 63 55 43
Average salary £31,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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 December 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 26 £31,000 +53.08% 2
Shrewsbury 0 4 £40,250 +83.15% 3
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 42 (60.00%) Windows
2 34 (48.57%) Citrix
3 32 (45.71%) Active Directory
4 30 (42.86%) VMware
5 27 (38.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (32.86%) MS Exchange
8 22 (31.43%) DNS
9 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 18 (25.71%) .NET
11 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
11 17 (24.29%) DHCP
12 16 (22.86%) Linux
12 16 (22.86%) C#
13 15 (21.43%) SQL
13 15 (21.43%) MS Office
13 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
13 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2013
14 13 (18.57%) XenApp
14 13 (18.57%) vSphere
14 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (18.57%) SAN
15 12 (17.14%) MCSE
15 12 (17.14%) Firewall
16 11 (15.71%) WPF
17 10 (14.29%) ITIL
17 10 (14.29%) Citrix Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 23 (32.86%) MS Exchange
2 15 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.29%) Apache
6 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.86%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.86%) Moodle
6 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
2 15 (21.43%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.43%) DNS
2 17 (24.29%) DHCP
3 13 (18.57%) SAN
4 12 (17.14%) Firewall
5 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 9 (12.86%) VPN
7 7 (10.00%) NAS
8 4 (5.71%) IP Telephony
9 3 (4.29%) DDNS
9 3 (4.29%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.86%) SSH
10 2 (2.86%) LAN
11 1 (1.43%) WAN
11 1 (1.43%) Intranet
11 1 (1.43%) IPv4
11 1 (1.43%) IPv6
11 1 (1.43%) VLAN
11 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.43%) Wireless
11 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.43%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
3 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (8.57%) Legal
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (12.86%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (10.00%) Architect
2 7 (10.00%) Technical Architect
2 7 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (8.57%) Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Consultant
5 4 (5.71%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Software Project Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Administrator
6 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Software Manager
6 3 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) .NET
2 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 11 (15.71%) WPF
4 8 (11.43%) WinForms
5 5 (7.14%) HTML
6 4 (5.71%) XML
6 4 (5.71%) CSS
6 4 (5.71%) WCF
7 3 (4.29%) Web Services
8 2 (2.86%) COM
8 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.86%) JSON
8 2 (2.86%) jQuery
8 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.86%) HTML5
8 2 (2.86%) CSS3
8 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (60.00%) Windows
2 25 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (22.86%) Linux
4 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (5.71%) Windows NT
7 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.86%) UNIX
10 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.29%) ITIL
3 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.00%) UML
5 6 (8.57%) TDD
5 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.14%) Migration
6 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.71%) Project Management
7 4 (5.71%) MVC
8 3 (4.29%) RUP
8 3 (4.29%) CRM
9 2 (2.86%) OOP
9 2 (2.86%) OO
9 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.86%) Data Security
9 2 (2.86%) ETL
9 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.86%) Coaching
9 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) C#
2 15 (21.43%) SQL
3 7 (10.00%) C++
4 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (38.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (17.14%) MCSE
3 10 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (10.00%) CCA
5 6 (8.57%) MCSA
5 6 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (7.14%) Degree
7 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.43%) MCTS
8 1 (1.43%) MCITP
8 1 (1.43%) CCNA
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
1 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 32 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.57%) XenApp
2 13 (18.57%) vSphere
3 8 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.29%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.86%) Squid
5 2 (2.86%) XenServer
5 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Nagios
2 2 (2.86%) Plesk
2 2 (2.86%) cPanel
Vendors
1 34 (48.57%) Citrix
2 30 (42.86%) VMware
3 9 (12.86%) HP
4 7 (10.00%) Cisco
5 6 (8.57%) NetApp
6 5 (7.14%) 3PAR
7 4 (5.71%) Brocade
7 4 (5.71%) Oracle
8 3 (4.29%) Avaya
8 3 (4.29%) Juniper
8 3 (4.29%) Mitel
8 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (2.86%) Lotus
9 2 (2.86%) Sage
9 2 (2.86%) Remedy
10 1 (1.43%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.43%) Cognos
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