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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 33.33% 18.56% 18.95%
As % of the Vendors category 43.04% 27.27% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 12
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £18,800 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
79 66 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 77.45% 68.04% 50.33%
Number of salaries quoted 45 43 42
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +4 20 £26,500 +20.45% 2
Shrewsbury - 5 £47,500 -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 53 (71.62%) Windows
2 44 (59.46%) Active Directory
3 39 (52.70%) Citrix
4 32 (43.24%) MS Exchange
4 32 (43.24%) VMware
5 30 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (36.49%) MS Excel
7 24 (32.43%) DNS
8 22 (29.73%) vSphere
9 21 (28.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (27.03%) MS Office
10 20 (27.03%) SQL
10 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (25.68%) XenApp
12 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (20.27%) SAN
14 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
15 14 (18.92%) NetApp
16 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (17.57%) Migration
16 13 (17.57%) Linux
17 12 (16.22%) .NET
17 12 (16.22%) DHCP
18 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2007
19 10 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
19 10 (13.51%) C#
20 9 (12.16%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 32 (43.24%) MS Exchange
2 30 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (28.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (10.81%) IIS
6 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (9.46%) Moodle
7 5 (6.76%) Apache
7 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
7 5 (6.76%) WordPress
8 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (36.49%) MS Excel
2 20 (27.03%) MS Office
3 8 (10.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.35%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.35%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.43%) DNS
2 15 (20.27%) SAN
3 12 (16.22%) DHCP
4 8 (10.81%) SSH
5 7 (9.46%) SSL
5 7 (9.46%) HTTP
5 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.46%) VLAN
6 5 (6.76%) Firewall
7 4 (5.41%) Wireless
7 4 (5.41%) LAN
8 2 (2.70%) DDNS
8 2 (2.70%) Intranet
9 1 (1.35%) IPv4
9 1 (1.35%) WAN
9 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) MySQL
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.70%) Spotfire
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.05%) Subversion
2 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (8.11%) Publishing
2 5 (6.76%) Legal
3 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Finance
5 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Support Engineer
2 9 (12.16%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (12.16%) Analyst
3 8 (10.81%) Developer
4 6 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Administrator
7 3 (4.05%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.05%) Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) .NET
2 8 (10.81%) WPF
2 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.11%) LAMP
4 5 (6.76%) WCF
5 4 (5.41%) WinForms
5 4 (5.41%) HTML
6 3 (4.05%) Web Services
7 2 (2.70%) jQuery
7 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.70%) XML
7 2 (2.70%) CSS
8 1 (1.35%) COM
8 1 (1.35%) HTML5
8 1 (1.35%) CSS3
8 1 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.35%) JSON
8 1 (1.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Open Source
2 2 (2.70%) Clustering
2 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 53 (71.62%) Windows
2 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (17.57%) Linux
5 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.41%) Windows NT
7 3 (4.05%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) Migration
2 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.46%) ITIL
3 7 (9.46%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
5 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.76%) Time Management
5 5 (6.76%) Content Management
5 5 (6.76%) Change Control
5 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.41%) Project Management
6 4 (5.41%) MVC
7 3 (4.05%) UML
7 3 (4.05%) RUP
7 3 (4.05%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (2.70%) TDD
8 2 (2.70%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.70%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.70%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) SQL
2 10 (13.51%) C#
3 7 (9.46%) Perl
3 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
4 6 (8.11%) PHP
5 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.05%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.81%) Degree
3 7 (9.46%) MCSE
4 6 (8.11%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.70%) CCA
7 1 (1.35%) CCNA
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.35%) MCSA
7 1 (1.35%) MCITP
7 1 (1.35%) MCTS
7 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 22 (29.73%) vSphere
3 19 (25.68%) XenApp
4 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V
7 7 (9.46%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (5.41%) XenServer
8 4 (5.41%) Shibboleth
8 4 (5.41%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.70%) Squid
9 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Backup Exec
2 6 (8.11%) WSUS
3 2 (2.70%) Plesk
Vendors
1 39 (52.70%) Citrix
2 32 (43.24%) VMware
3 14 (18.92%) NetApp
4 9 (12.16%) Cisco
5 7 (9.46%) Dell
5 7 (9.46%) Altiris
6 4 (5.41%) 3PAR
6 4 (5.41%) HP
7 2 (2.70%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.70%) Cognos
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle
7 2 (2.70%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.35%) Lotus
8 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
Market Drayton, Shropshire
Culina Logistics
Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum + Bonus + On call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Telford Wrekin Council
Salary: From £31,160 to £33,998 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Telford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago