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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 31 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 26.72% 44.87% 17.42%
As % of the Vendors category 52.54% 67.31% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 15
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £20,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £37,500 £44,500
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
59 52 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 50.86% 66.67% 69.68%
Number of salaries quoted 53 48 30
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,550 £20,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Telford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (68.97%) Windows
1 40 (68.97%) Citrix
2 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
3 33 (56.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (53.45%) MS Exchange
5 30 (51.72%) VMware
6 26 (44.83%) TCP/IP
7 25 (43.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (41.38%) DNS
9 21 (36.21%) Firewall
10 19 (32.76%) DHCP
11 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
12 17 (29.31%) SAN
12 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (27.59%) Linux
14 15 (25.86%) NAS
15 14 (24.14%) Hyper-V
15 14 (24.14%) Citrix Certification
16 11 (18.97%) VPN
16 11 (18.97%) ITIL
16 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (18.97%) XenApp
17 10 (17.24%) MCSE
17 10 (17.24%) MS Office
18 9 (15.52%) SQL
18 9 (15.52%) MCSA
18 9 (15.52%) CCA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (53.45%) MS Exchange
2 16 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.07%) Apache
3 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.90%) IIS
6 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Office
2 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.83%) TCP/IP
2 24 (41.38%) DNS
3 21 (36.21%) Firewall
4 19 (32.76%) DHCP
5 17 (29.31%) SAN
6 15 (25.86%) NAS
7 11 (18.97%) VPN
8 5 (8.62%) WAN
8 5 (8.62%) LAN
8 5 (8.62%) DDNS
9 3 (5.17%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.72%) VoIP
11 1 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (8.62%) MySQL
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.72%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Hudson
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
1 5 (8.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Support Engineer
2 16 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Technical Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (12.07%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (12.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Network Support
7 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Systems Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Network Support
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) COM
1 5 (8.62%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) jQuery
2 2 (3.45%) CSS
2 2 (3.45%) Classic ASP
2 2 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.72%) WinForms
3 1 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Clustering
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (68.97%) Windows
2 33 (56.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (27.59%) Linux
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.72%) UNIX
7 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.72%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) ITIL
2 3 (5.17%) Migration
2 3 (5.17%) Procure-to-pay
2 3 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
3 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
3 2 (3.45%) Project Management
3 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.72%) UML
4 1 (1.72%) ERP
4 1 (1.72%) Data Security
4 1 (1.72%) TDD
4 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
4 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) C#
3 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.45%) VB
4 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.72%) VBScript
5 1 (1.72%) PHP
5 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (24.14%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (17.24%) MCSE
4 9 (15.52%) MCSA
4 9 (15.52%) CCA
5 7 (12.07%) MCITP
6 6 (10.34%) Degree
7 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.72%) CCNA
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
2 14 (24.14%) Hyper-V
3 11 (18.97%) XenApp
4 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (12.07%) Terminal Services
6 6 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (8.62%) vSphere
8 4 (6.90%) XenServer
9 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
9 3 (5.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (68.97%) Citrix
2 30 (51.72%) VMware
3 7 (12.07%) Cisco
4 5 (8.62%) Brocade
4 5 (8.62%) HP
5 3 (5.17%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (3.45%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.45%) Mitel
6 2 (3.45%) NetApp
6 2 (3.45%) Lotus
6 2 (3.45%) Avaya
6 2 (3.45%) Juniper
7 1 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.72%) Cognos
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