The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Walsall
Rank 4 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 20.00% 14.29% 18.48%
As % of the Vendors category 41.18% 22.83% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 14
Median salary £32,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £26,750 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £47,500 £49,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Walsall region.

Vendors Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
17 92 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 48.57% 62.59% 46.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 80 40
Median salary £37,500 £42,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

The demand trend of job ads across the Walsall region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Walsall region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Walsall

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Walsall

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Walsall region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Walsall

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Walsall region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 7 (35.00%) Citrix
5 7 (35.00%) CCNA
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) MCSA
5 7 (35.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (25.00%) Office 365
8 4 (20.00%) MCSE
8 4 (20.00%) LAN
8 4 (20.00%) WAN
8 4 (20.00%) DHCP
8 4 (20.00%) DNS
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.00%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) DNN
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) Kentico
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.00%) Sitefinity
4 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DHCP
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) VLAN
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) Power BI
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Printer Support
4 1 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) WCF
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XHTML
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Coaching
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (10.00%) Presales
4 2 (10.00%) Server Patching
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCNA
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) MCSA
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (20.00%) MCSE
4 3 (15.00%) CCA
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (15.00%) MCITP
5 2 (10.00%) PMP
6 1 (5.00%) CCNP
6 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Dell
3 3 (15.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) SonicWALL
3 3 (15.00%) WatchGuard
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Meraki
4 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
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