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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 19.46% 12.40% 25.53%
As % of the Vendors category 37.89% 18.75% 51.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33 15 22
Average salary £32,500 £20,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.53% -35.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,800 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £31,500 £35,500
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
95 80 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 51.35% 66.12% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 75 39 34
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 £26,000 £20,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +12 29 £32,000 +60.00% 4
Shrewsbury -2 1 £18,500 -15.81%
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (66.18%) Windows
2 36 (52.94%) Citrix
3 31 (45.59%) Active Directory
3 31 (45.59%) VMware
4 30 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (42.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (35.29%) MS Exchange
7 23 (33.82%) DNS
8 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
9 20 (29.41%) Linux
10 17 (25.00%) SQL
10 17 (25.00%) SAN
11 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (23.53%) .NET
11 16 (23.53%) TCP/IP
12 15 (22.06%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (22.06%) Firewall
13 14 (20.59%) DHCP
13 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
13 14 (20.59%) C#
14 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (17.65%) NAS
15 12 (17.65%) MS Office
15 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET
15 12 (17.65%) VPN
16 11 (16.18%) MCSE
17 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (14.71%) WPF
17 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2005

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.76%) Apache
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.88%) IIS
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.94%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.94%) Moodle
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.65%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.82%) DNS
2 17 (25.00%) SAN
3 16 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 15 (22.06%) Firewall
5 14 (20.59%) DHCP
6 12 (17.65%) NAS
6 12 (17.65%) VPN
7 7 (10.29%) DDNS
8 4 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (5.88%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.94%) LAN
9 2 (2.94%) SSH
10 1 (1.47%) VLAN
10 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.47%) WAN
10 1 (1.47%) IPv4
10 1 (1.47%) IPv6
10 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.41%) MySQL
8 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.47%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.47%) QlikView
9 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (2.94%) Back Office
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Local Government
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) Technical Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (10.29%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (10.29%) Technical Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Administrator
8 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Desktop Support
9 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (2.94%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) .NET
2 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 10 (14.71%) WPF
4 7 (10.29%) WinForms
5 4 (5.88%) HTML
5 4 (5.88%) CSS
5 4 (5.88%) XML
6 3 (4.41%) WCF
7 2 (2.94%) COM
7 2 (2.94%) Web Services
7 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.94%) jQuery
7 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.94%) JSON
7 2 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.94%) HTML5
7 2 (2.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Clustering
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (66.18%) Windows
2 29 (42.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (29.41%) Linux
4 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (5.88%) Windows NT
7 4 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.94%) UNIX
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.24%) ITIL
3 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.29%) UML
5 6 (8.82%) TDD
5 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.41%) MVC
6 3 (4.41%) Migration
6 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.94%) Project Management
7 2 (2.94%) Data Security
7 2 (2.94%) OOP
7 2 (2.94%) OO
7 2 (2.94%) CRM
7 2 (2.94%) ETL
7 2 (2.94%) Time Management
7 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.94%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.94%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) SQL
2 14 (20.59%) C#
3 6 (8.82%) C++
4 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (22.06%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (16.18%) MCSE
4 9 (13.24%) CCA
5 8 (11.76%) MCSA
6 6 (8.82%) Degree
7 4 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.47%) MCITP
8 1 (1.47%) MCTS
8 1 (1.47%) CCNA
8 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
1 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 31 (45.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.76%) XenApp
3 8 (11.76%) vSphere
4 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.35%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.35%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.94%) XenServer
6 2 (2.94%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Nagios
2 2 (2.94%) Plesk
2 2 (2.94%) cPanel
Vendors
1 36 (52.94%) Citrix
2 31 (45.59%) VMware
3 9 (13.24%) Cisco
4 8 (11.76%) HP
5 5 (7.35%) Brocade
5 5 (7.35%) NetApp
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle
6 4 (5.88%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.41%) Avaya
7 3 (4.41%) Juniper
7 3 (4.41%) Mitel
8 2 (2.94%) Remedy
8 2 (2.94%) Lotus
8 2 (2.94%) Sage
8 2 (2.94%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.47%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.47%) Cognos
9 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
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