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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 30 35 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 22.90% 37.23% 21.88%
As % of the Vendors category 44.78% 53.85% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 21
Average salary £30,000 £28,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £37,500 £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
67 65 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 51.15% 69.15% 67.19%
Number of salaries quoted 61 52 38
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Telford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (70.18%) Windows
2 38 (66.67%) Citrix
3 34 (59.65%) VMware
4 32 (56.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (52.63%) Active Directory
6 29 (50.88%) MS Exchange
6 29 (50.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (45.61%) DNS
8 23 (40.35%) TCP/IP
9 20 (35.09%) SAN
9 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
9 20 (35.09%) Firewall
10 19 (33.33%) Linux
10 19 (33.33%) DHCP
11 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (28.07%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (28.07%) NAS
13 14 (24.56%) VPN
14 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (21.05%) Hyper-V
16 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2000
17 10 (17.54%) Cisco
17 10 (17.54%) CCA
17 10 (17.54%) MCSE
17 10 (17.54%) MCSA
17 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
17 10 (17.54%) SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (50.88%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.04%) Apache
4 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
6 4 (7.02%) IIS
7 3 (5.26%) IBM Notes
8 2 (3.51%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (45.61%) DNS
2 23 (40.35%) TCP/IP
3 20 (35.09%) SAN
3 20 (35.09%) Firewall
4 19 (33.33%) DHCP
5 16 (28.07%) NAS
6 14 (24.56%) VPN
7 7 (12.28%) DDNS
8 5 (8.77%) IP Telephony
9 3 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.51%) VLAN
10 2 (3.51%) WAN
10 2 (3.51%) LAN
11 1 (1.75%) VoIP
11 1 (1.75%) IPv4
11 1 (1.75%) IPv6
11 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.77%) MySQL
5 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.75%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.75%) QlikView
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 14 (24.56%) Technical Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (12.28%) Network Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Developer
7 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Team Leader
9 3 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.26%) Network Support
10 2 (3.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Senior Support Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.26%) COM
2 3 (5.26%) CSS
2 3 (5.26%) jQuery
2 3 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (3.51%) WPF
3 2 (3.51%) Classic ASP
3 2 (3.51%) WinForms
4 1 (1.75%) JSON
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services
4 1 (1.75%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) HTML5
4 1 (1.75%) CSS3
4 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (70.18%) Windows
2 32 (56.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (33.33%) Linux
4 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.51%) Windows NT
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) ITIL
2 4 (7.02%) Migration
3 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.51%) TDD
4 2 (3.51%) UML
4 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
4 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.51%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.75%) Business Development
5 1 (1.75%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.75%) Project Management
5 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.75%) Data Security
5 1 (1.75%) MVC
5 1 (1.75%) Network Design
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) C#
3 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.51%) C++
4 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.51%) VB
4 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.75%) VBScript
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (50.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (28.07%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (17.54%) MCSE
3 10 (17.54%) MCSA
3 10 (17.54%) CCA
4 5 (8.77%) Degree
5 3 (5.26%) MCITP
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.51%) CCNA
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.28%) vSphere
4 7 (12.28%) XenApp
4 7 (12.28%) Terminal Services
5 6 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (66.67%) Citrix
2 34 (59.65%) VMware
3 10 (17.54%) Cisco
4 9 (15.79%) HP
5 7 (12.28%) Brocade
6 4 (7.02%) NetApp
6 4 (7.02%) 3PAR
7 3 (5.26%) Lotus
7 3 (5.26%) Mitel
7 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.26%) Avaya
7 3 (5.26%) Juniper
8 2 (3.51%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.75%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.75%) Cognos
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