The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Telford region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 35 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 37.23% 21.88% 28.57%
As % of the Vendors category 53.85% 32.56% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 24
Average salary £28,750 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
65 86 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 69.15% 67.19% 72.53%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 35
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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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 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Telford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 30 (68.18%) MS Excel
3 25 (56.82%) MS Office
4 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 22 (50.00%) Linux
6 21 (47.73%) DNS
7 20 (45.45%) SQL
8 18 (40.91%) IIS
9 17 (38.64%) Perl
9 17 (38.64%) HTTP
9 17 (38.64%) SSL
9 17 (38.64%) Backup Exec
9 17 (38.64%) Altiris
9 17 (38.64%) VLAN
9 17 (38.64%) Load Balancing
9 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
9 17 (38.64%) Bash Shell
9 17 (38.64%) Forefront TMG
10 16 (36.36%) WSUS
10 16 (36.36%) vSphere
10 16 (36.36%) SSH
10 16 (36.36%) Publishing
10 16 (36.36%) MS Visio
11 15 (34.09%) Apache
11 15 (34.09%) Change Control
12 14 (31.82%) MySQL
13 13 (29.55%) Open Source
14 12 (27.27%) LAMP
14 12 (27.27%) PHP
15 11 (25.00%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (40.91%) IIS
2 15 (34.09%) Apache
3 11 (25.00%) Moodle
4 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
5 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
6 4 (9.09%) WordPress
7 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (4.55%) IBM Notes
8 1 (2.27%) Lync
8 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (68.18%) MS Excel
2 25 (56.82%) MS Office
3 16 (36.36%) MS Visio
4 4 (9.09%) MS Project
5 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.27%) GIMP
6 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (2.27%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) DNS
2 17 (38.64%) SSL
2 17 (38.64%) HTTP
2 17 (38.64%) VLAN
3 16 (36.36%) SSH
4 7 (15.91%) SAN
5 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (9.09%) Firewall
7 3 (6.82%) DDNS
8 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.27%) VPN
8 1 (2.27%) DHCP
8 1 (2.27%) NAS
8 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) QlikView
General
1 16 (36.36%) Publishing
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Support Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (11.36%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Desktop Support
5 5 (11.36%) Service Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate
7 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Resource Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) LAMP
2 2 (4.55%) WPF
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) COM
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) jQuery
3 1 (2.27%) Ajax
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Open Source
2 7 (15.91%) VLE
3 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.82%) Wiki
5 2 (4.55%) PMI
6 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Linux
3 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (22.73%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.55%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Load Balancing
2 15 (34.09%) Change Control
3 9 (20.45%) Time Management
4 8 (18.18%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.36%) Service Desk Management
6 4 (9.09%) Content Management
6 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.55%) RUP
7 2 (4.55%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.55%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) MVC
8 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.27%) OO
8 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
2 17 (38.64%) Bash Shell
2 17 (38.64%) Perl
3 12 (27.27%) PHP
4 2 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) CCA
2 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.55%) PMP
2 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 17 (38.64%) Forefront TMG
3 16 (36.36%) vSphere
4 7 (15.91%) Shibboleth
4 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 4 (9.09%) ISA Server
5 4 (9.09%) XenServer
6 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (6.82%) Squid
7 1 (2.27%) Xen
7 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.27%) XenApp
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) Backup Exec
2 16 (36.36%) WSUS
3 3 (6.82%) Plesk
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Altiris
2 11 (25.00%) Cisco
3 7 (15.91%) Dell
3 7 (15.91%) Citrix
4 6 (13.64%) NetApp
4 6 (13.64%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) Lotus
5 2 (4.55%) Niku
6 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper
6 1 (2.27%) HP
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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