The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Walsall 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 17.58% 27.69% 24.00%
As % of the Vendors category 43.24% 46.15% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 6
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £32,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,122
% change year-on-year
- +3.81%
Vendors Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
37 39 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 40.66% 60.00% 56.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 37 12
Average salary £37,000 £31,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.35% -1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
West Midlands

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 23 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Walsall

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 15 (57.69%) .NET
3 14 (53.85%) C#
4 12 (46.15%) Windows
5 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (34.62%) VB.NET
6 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
8 7 (26.92%) Replication
8 7 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (23.08%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (23.08%) OLTP
9 6 (23.08%) IIS
10 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
10 5 (19.23%) CRM
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (15.38%) QA
11 4 (15.38%) Web Development
11 4 (15.38%) HTML
11 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
12 3 (11.54%) SLA
12 3 (11.54%) Ajax
12 3 (11.54%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 6 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (23.08%) OLTP
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Administrator
4 5 (19.23%) Coordinator
4 5 (19.23%) Release Coordinator
5 4 (15.38%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.85%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 3 (11.54%) Ajax
4 3 (11.54%) jQuery
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) XML
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (3.85%) WPF
6 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.85%) WinForms
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Replication
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (23.08%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (19.23%) CRM
4 4 (15.38%) Web Development
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) OOD
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
5 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.85%) MVVM
6 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) VB.NET
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.69%) MCITP
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) HND
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Telerik
2 1 (3.85%) Talend
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
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