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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Walsall
Rank 3 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 22.58% 13.97% 23.29%
As % of the Vendors category 43.75% 22.35% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 13
Median salary £32,000 £36,250 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.72% +5.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £27,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £47,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +2.00%

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
16 85 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 51.61% 62.50% 42.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10 74 25
Median salary £32,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £28,550 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 20 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Walsall

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Office 365
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (20.00%) SCCM
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) MySQL
6 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (13.33%) CRM
7 2 (13.33%) MCSE
7 2 (13.33%) MCSA

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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) DNN
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Kentico
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Sitefinity
3 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) DB2
4 2 (13.33%) Power BI
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) DBA
2 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Printer Support
3 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XHTML
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Database Security
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Server Patching
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) PMP
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Meraki
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
4 2 (13.33%) WatchGuard
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
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