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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 27.27% 20.90% 23.33%
As % of the Vendors category 41.86% 26.42% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 13
Average salary £26,750 £20,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.48% -36.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £18,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £36,500 £40,000
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
43 53 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 65.15% 79.10% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 31
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £39,700 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 31 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Telford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 37 (75.51%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) Citrix
3 30 (61.22%) Active Directory
4 27 (55.10%) MS Exchange
4 27 (55.10%) VMware
5 24 (48.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (38.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (36.73%) XenApp
9 16 (32.65%) vSphere
9 16 (32.65%) MS Excel
9 16 (32.65%) DNS
9 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (28.57%) MS Office
10 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (26.53%) DHCP
12 12 (24.49%) Migration
13 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (20.41%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (18.37%) SAN
16 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
16 8 (16.33%) Linux
17 7 (14.29%) MCSE
17 7 (14.29%) SQL
17 7 (14.29%) NetApp
18 6 (12.24%) Citrix Certification
18 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
18 6 (12.24%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 27 (55.10%) MS Exchange
2 24 (48.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (38.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (6.12%) Moodle
7 2 (4.08%) Apache
7 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.04%) IIS
8 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
8 1 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (32.65%) MS Excel
2 14 (28.57%) MS Office
3 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.04%) GIMP
5 1 (2.04%) Fireworks
5 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) DNS
2 13 (26.53%) DHCP
3 9 (18.37%) SAN
4 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.16%) Firewall
6 3 (6.12%) Wireless
6 3 (6.12%) SSH
6 3 (6.12%) LAN
7 2 (4.08%) VPN
7 2 (4.08%) DDNS
7 2 (4.08%) NAS
8 1 (2.04%) SSL
8 1 (2.04%) WAN
8 1 (2.04%) HTTP
8 1 (2.04%) VLAN
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.08%) Spotfire
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.12%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (8.16%) Legal
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Local Government
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Support Engineer
2 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (12.24%) Developer
2 6 (12.24%) Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Bid Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Server Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.08%) MI Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Business Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) jQuery
3 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.12%) CSS
3 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) JSON
4 2 (4.08%) WCF
4 2 (4.08%) WPF
4 2 (4.08%) HTML5
4 2 (4.08%) CSS3
4 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.04%) COM
5 1 (2.04%) LAMP
5 1 (2.04%) WinForms
5 1 (2.04%) Ajax
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.04%) Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (75.51%) Windows
2 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.33%) Linux
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.08%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Migration
2 6 (12.24%) ITIL
3 3 (6.12%) Project Management
3 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
3 3 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (6.12%) Time Management
4 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.08%) Coaching
4 2 (4.08%) MVC
4 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.04%) Scrum
5 1 (2.04%) TDD
5 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.04%) Content Management
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.29%) MCSE
3 6 (12.24%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.12%) CCA
5 3 (6.12%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.04%) MCITP
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCSA
6 1 (2.04%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 30 (61.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (36.73%) XenApp
3 16 (32.65%) vSphere
4 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (20.41%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (8.16%) XenServer
7 3 (6.12%) Terminal Services
8 2 (4.08%) Squid
8 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.04%) Shibboleth
9 1 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Plesk
2 1 (2.04%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (65.31%) Citrix
2 27 (55.10%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) NetApp
4 5 (10.20%) HP
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco
5 4 (8.16%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.08%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (4.08%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.08%) Cognos
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) Avaya
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) Lotus
7 1 (2.04%) Mitel
7 1 (2.04%) Altiris
7 1 (2.04%) Brocade
7 1 (2.04%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds