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 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 9 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 11.76% 16.13% 15.28%
As % of the Vendors category 27.59% 48.39% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 10
Average salary £34,500 £31,500 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £34,500 £31,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
West Midlands

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
29 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 42.65% 33.33% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 34
Average salary £36,000 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Walsall

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) C#
5 6 (25.00%) .NET
5 6 (25.00%) MS Office
5 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (25.00%) Migration
5 6 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
6 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
6 5 (20.83%) LAN
6 5 (20.83%) WAN
7 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (16.67%) C
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.67%) Dell
7 4 (16.67%) SCCM
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (16.67%) Firewall
7 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 3 (12.50%) Office 365

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Lync
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) LAN
1 5 (20.83%) WAN
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.17%) Intranet
5 1 (4.17%) Q.931
5 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.17%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) UAT Tester
2 3 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Account Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
3 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (8.33%) Sales Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Data Manager
3 2 (8.33%) UAT Test Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) IT Support
3 2 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (4.17%) ETL Architect
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
1 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 3 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (8.33%) ETL
5 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
4 4 (16.67%) C
5 1 (4.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) HND
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) vCloud
5 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) Talend
4 1 (4.17%) Verint
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) Pegasus
Walsall
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 11 days ago