The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Tamworth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Tamworth region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 20.00% 30.30% 22.22%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% 45.45% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 4
Average salary £22,000 £27,525 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.07% -42.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £17,750 £36,650
10% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £35,775 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Tamworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 53.33% 66.67% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 5
Average salary £21,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £49,250 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Tamworth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Tamworth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Tamworth

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Tamworth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Tamworth region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Tamworth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tamworth

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Tamworth 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 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) MS Office
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) CCNA
7 3 (20.00%) Web Development
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Terminal Server
7 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) LAN
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) MCSE
7 3 (20.00%) Service Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Tamworth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Tamworth 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (13.33%) OLAP
3 2 (13.33%) OLTP
3 2 (13.33%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Trainer
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Manager
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Trainer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) MDX
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Web Development
1 3 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) MCTS
1 3 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Telerik