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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 19.54% 13.64% 12.28%
As % of the Vendors category 41.46% 36.00% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 7
Average salary £36,250 £31,250 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% +64.47%
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
41 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 47.13% 37.88% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 38 23 15
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% +2.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £45,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 26 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Walsall

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (33.33%) Windows
4 8 (26.67%) Migration
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (23.33%) Data Migration
6 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) VMware
6 6 (20.00%) C
6 6 (20.00%) .NET
7 5 (16.67%) C#
7 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (13.33%) jQuery
8 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
8 4 (13.33%) Legal
8 4 (13.33%) Firewall
8 4 (13.33%) Intranet
8 4 (13.33%) SLA
8 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
8 4 (13.33%) ETL
8 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (13.33%) CSS
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
8 4 (13.33%) Relational Database

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.67%) Lync
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Intranet
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
1 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Data Migration Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Sales Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support
4 2 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Account Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.33%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (13.33%) CSS
2 4 (13.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Migration
2 7 (23.33%) Data Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) ETL
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Data Mapping
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Information Management
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) C
3 5 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) HND
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
4 2 (6.67%) XenServer
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) Xen
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) Informatica
3 2 (6.67%) Dell
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Talend
4 1 (3.33%) Kaspersky
4 1 (3.33%) Veritas
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee
4 1 (3.33%) Sophos
4 1 (3.33%) Websense
4 1 (3.33%) SurfControl
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