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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 25 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 33.78% 21.95% 30.85%
As % of the Vendors category 37.88% 25.00% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 14
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -18.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £18,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,250 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
66 36 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 89.19% 87.80% 76.60%
Number of salaries quoted 42 24 42
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Telford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 51 (79.69%) Windows
2 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 34 (53.13%) MS Excel
4 31 (48.44%) Citrix
5 29 (45.31%) DNS
5 29 (45.31%) MS Exchange
5 29 (45.31%) VMware
5 29 (45.31%) vSphere
6 26 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 25 (39.06%) MS Office
8 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (32.81%) Linux
10 20 (31.25%) SQL
11 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (29.69%) XenApp
11 19 (29.69%) Exchange Server 2013
12 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (25.00%) MS Visio
13 16 (25.00%) SSH
14 15 (23.44%) SAN
15 14 (21.88%) IIS
16 13 (20.31%) Perl
16 13 (20.31%) NetApp
16 13 (20.31%) DHCP
16 13 (20.31%) HTTP
16 13 (20.31%) SSL
16 13 (20.31%) Altiris
16 13 (20.31%) Backup Exec
16 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
16 13 (20.31%) VLAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (45.31%) MS Exchange
2 26 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (29.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (21.88%) IIS
5 11 (17.19%) Apache
6 10 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (15.63%) Moodle
7 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (7.81%) WordPress
10 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.56%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (1.56%) Lync
Applications
1 34 (53.13%) MS Excel
2 25 (39.06%) MS Office
3 16 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.13%) MS Project
6 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.56%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.56%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (45.31%) DNS
2 16 (25.00%) SSH
3 15 (23.44%) SAN
4 13 (20.31%) VLAN
4 13 (20.31%) SSL
4 13 (20.31%) DHCP
4 13 (20.31%) HTTP
5 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.25%) LAN
6 4 (6.25%) Firewall
6 4 (6.25%) Wireless
7 3 (4.69%) DDNS
8 2 (3.13%) NAS
9 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.56%) Intranet
9 1 (1.56%) WAN
9 1 (1.56%) VPN
9 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) MySQL
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.13%) Spotfire
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.56%) Subversion
1 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (18.75%) Publishing
2 4 (6.25%) Legal
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Support Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Analyst
3 6 (9.38%) Developer
4 4 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Consultant
5 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.69%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (4.69%) Administrator
5 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) MI Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Desktop Team Leader
6 2 (3.13%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (3.13%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Server Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Desktop Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) LAMP
2 3 (4.69%) .NET
3 2 (3.13%) WPF
3 2 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) jQuery
4 1 (1.56%) Ajax
4 1 (1.56%) WCF
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.56%) COM
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Open Source
2 4 (6.25%) VLE
3 2 (3.13%) PMI
3 2 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 51 (79.69%) Windows
2 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (32.81%) Linux
4 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.81%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.69%) Windows NT
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Load Balancing
2 12 (18.75%) Migration
3 11 (17.19%) Change Control
4 8 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (10.94%) Time Management
5 7 (10.94%) ITIL
6 5 (7.81%) Content Management
7 4 (6.25%) Project Management
8 3 (4.69%) MVC
8 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.69%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.13%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.13%) RUP
10 1 (1.56%) CRM
10 1 (1.56%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.25%) SQL
2 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
2 13 (20.31%) Bash Shell
2 13 (20.31%) Perl
3 10 (15.63%) PHP
4 3 (4.69%) C#
5 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.38%) MCSE
2 6 (9.38%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.69%) CCA
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
5 2 (3.13%) PMP
5 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.56%) MCITP
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) CCNA
System Software
1 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 29 (45.31%) vSphere
3 19 (29.69%) XenApp
4 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (20.31%) Forefront TMG
6 10 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (12.50%) Shibboleth
7 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
8 7 (10.94%) XenServer
9 5 (7.81%) Terminal Services
10 4 (6.25%) Squid
11 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
12 1 (1.56%) Xen
12 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) Backup Exec
2 12 (18.75%) WSUS
3 4 (6.25%) Plesk
Vendors
1 31 (48.44%) Citrix
2 29 (45.31%) VMware
3 13 (20.31%) Altiris
3 13 (20.31%) NetApp
4 12 (18.75%) Cisco
5 8 (12.50%) Dell
6 5 (7.81%) HP
7 4 (6.25%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.13%) Lotus
8 2 (3.13%) Niku
8 2 (3.13%) Business Objects
8 2 (3.13%) Cognos
8 2 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.56%) Juniper
9 1 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks