The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 16 4
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 28 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 25.45% 12.64% 26.09%
As % of the Vendors category 45.16% 18.97% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 11
Average salary £31,750 £20,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.75% -34.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Shropshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Telford region.

Vendors Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
62 58 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 56.36% 66.67% 58.70%
Number of salaries quoted 49 30 20
Average salary £30,750 £36,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.58% +18.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,125 £20,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Telford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Telford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Telford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Telford region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Telford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Telford 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 35 (74.47%) Windows
2 31 (65.96%) Citrix
3 27 (57.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (55.32%) VMware
5 24 (51.06%) Active Directory
6 23 (48.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (42.55%) DNS
7 20 (42.55%) MS Exchange
8 18 (38.30%) Linux
9 15 (31.91%) DHCP
9 15 (31.91%) SAN
10 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (27.66%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
11 12 (25.53%) MCSE
11 12 (25.53%) Firewall
12 11 (23.40%) VPN
12 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
12 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
12 11 (23.40%) MS Office
12 11 (23.40%) NAS
12 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (21.28%) vSphere
14 9 (19.15%) ITIL
14 9 (19.15%) CCA
14 9 (19.15%) XenApp
15 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (17.02%) HP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Telford 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 20 (42.55%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (12.77%) Apache
5 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.26%) Moodle
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.26%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (4.26%) IIS
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
1 11 (23.40%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) DNS
2 15 (31.91%) DHCP
2 15 (31.91%) SAN
3 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
3 12 (25.53%) Firewall
4 11 (23.40%) VPN
4 11 (23.40%) NAS
5 5 (10.64%) DDNS
6 4 (8.51%) IP Telephony
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.26%) SSH
9 1 (2.13%) IPv4
9 1 (2.13%) IPv6
9 1 (2.13%) LAN
9 1 (2.13%) WAN
9 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.13%) Wireless
9 1 (2.13%) VLAN
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.26%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) QlikView
6 1 (2.13%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Subversion
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
1 5 (10.64%) Legal
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (14.89%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Incident Manager
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.26%) Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) WPF
2 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.38%) WinForms
4 2 (4.26%) HTML5
4 2 (4.26%) jQuery
4 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.26%) CSS3
4 2 (4.26%) JSON
4 2 (4.26%) HTML
4 2 (4.26%) CSS
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
4 2 (4.26%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) COM
5 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (74.47%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (38.30%) Linux
4 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.64%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.26%) Windows NT
8 2 (4.26%) UNIX
9 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
2 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.38%) UML
3 3 (6.38%) TDD
3 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.26%) Time Management
4 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.26%) Migration
5 1 (2.13%) Project Management
5 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.13%) ERP
5 1 (2.13%) MVC
5 1 (2.13%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.13%) Network Design
5 1 (2.13%) Business Development
5 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) C++
4 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (27.66%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (25.53%) MCSE
4 9 (19.15%) CCA
5 7 (14.89%) MCSA
6 6 (12.77%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.38%) Degree
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.13%) CCNA
8 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 24 (51.06%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.28%) vSphere
3 9 (19.15%) XenApp
4 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (10.64%) Terminal Services
5 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.26%) XenServer
6 2 (4.26%) Squid
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Nagios
2 2 (4.26%) Plesk
2 2 (4.26%) cPanel
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Citrix
2 26 (55.32%) VMware
3 8 (17.02%) HP
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco
5 5 (10.64%) Brocade
6 4 (8.51%) 3PAR
6 4 (8.51%) NetApp
7 3 (6.38%) Avaya
7 3 (6.38%) Juniper
7 3 (6.38%) Mitel
7 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.26%) Lotus
9 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
9 1 (2.13%) Cognos
9 1 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL
Telford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £38,000 - £40,000 Dependant on experience + Private Healthcare + Pension Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Proto Labs Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago