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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 11.59% 10.29% 3.66%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 38.89% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 2
Median salary £31,500 £40,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £26,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £49,000 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
24 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 34.78% 26.47% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 10
Median salary £34,500 £32,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,850 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £80,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) C#
2 11 (39.29%) CSS
2 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
2 11 (39.29%) .NET
2 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) jQuery
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Citrix
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.00%) XenApp
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (21.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (21.43%) Sitecore
5 6 (21.43%) EPiServer
5 6 (21.43%) Mercurial
5 6 (21.43%) CSS3
5 6 (21.43%) CMS
5 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (21.43%) Umbraco
5 6 (21.43%) WCF
5 6 (21.43%) XPath
5 6 (21.43%) JSON
5 6 (21.43%) XQuery
5 6 (21.43%) MVC
5 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 6 (21.43%) Web Services
5 6 (21.43%) XML

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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (21.43%) CMS
2 6 (21.43%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (21.43%) Umbraco
3 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) DHCP
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Mercurial
2 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Site Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) SSAS Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (3.57%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
1 11 (39.29%) CSS
1 11 (39.29%) jQuery
2 6 (21.43%) CSS3
2 6 (21.43%) JSON
2 6 (21.43%) WCF
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
2 6 (21.43%) XML
2 6 (21.43%) XSLT
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.86%) Android
3 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
3 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (21.43%) MVC
2 5 (17.86%) Android Development
2 5 (17.86%) iOS Development
3 4 (14.29%) CRM
3 4 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.57%) ETL
5 1 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) C#
1 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) XPath
2 6 (21.43%) XQuery
3 5 (17.86%) F#
3 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
3 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) XenApp
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Citrix
1 8 (28.57%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) EPiServer
2 6 (21.43%) Sitecore
3 5 (17.86%) Veeam
4 3 (10.71%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) HP