The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Bromwich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / West Bromwich
Rank 4 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 20.00% 14.29% 26.92%
As % of the Vendors category 41.67% 40.00% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 7
Median salary £42,000 £38,500 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -34.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £19,125 £47,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Bromwich region.

Vendors Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 48.00% 35.71% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 12
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,400 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £58,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,150
% change year-on-year
- +5.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

The demand trend of job ads across the West Bromwich region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

Microsoft
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Bromwich region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in West Bromwich

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in West Bromwich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Bromwich region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in West Bromwich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 West Bromwich region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) Project Management
3 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) LAN
4 7 (41.18%) WAN
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco
5 6 (35.29%) MCSE
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (35.29%) SAN
5 6 (35.29%) MCITP
5 6 (35.29%) VLAN
6 5 (29.41%) CCNA
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Line Management
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
9 2 (11.76%) Programme Governance
9 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 2 (11.76%) Marketing

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) SAN
3 6 (35.29%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (5.88%) PABX
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Server Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) CRM Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) CRM Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Retail Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Server Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
2 3 (17.65%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
3 2 (11.76%) Database Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Document Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Governance
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) MCITP
1 6 (35.29%) MCSE
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow