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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 20.00% 8.00% 34.55%
As % of the Vendors category 30.77% 20.00% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 17
Average salary £30,500 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 - £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,400 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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 West Bromwich region.

Vendors Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
13 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 65.00% 40.00% 61.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 32
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £33,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Bromwich region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 23 (88.46%) MS Excel
2 17 (65.38%) ITIL
2 17 (65.38%) SLA
3 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (57.69%) Windows
3 15 (57.69%) LANDesk
3 15 (57.69%) Windows 7
4 14 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (53.85%) XenApp
4 14 (53.85%) Asset Management
4 14 (53.85%) PDA
4 14 (53.85%) MCSE
4 14 (53.85%) Broadband
4 14 (53.85%) LAN
4 14 (53.85%) VoIP
4 14 (53.85%) WAN
4 14 (53.85%) 3G
4 14 (53.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (53.85%) Windows XP
5 13 (50.00%) McAfee
5 13 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 13 (50.00%) Citrix
6 12 (46.15%) Service Management
7 11 (42.31%) Coaching
8 7 (26.92%) Maximo
8 7 (26.92%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
10 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
10 5 (19.23%) MS Access

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 14 (53.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (88.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Maximo
2 5 (19.23%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (7.69%) Servitor
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Broadband
1 14 (53.85%) LAN
1 14 (53.85%) VoIP
1 14 (53.85%) WAN
1 14 (53.85%) 3G
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MS Access
2 2 (7.69%) QlikView
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) Service Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Support Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Applications Support
4 5 (19.23%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Procurement Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Business Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
1 5 (19.23%) XML
1 5 (19.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) PDA
2 13 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (19.23%) CMDB
4 3 (11.54%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
1 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 15 (57.69%) Windows 7
2 14 (53.85%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) ITIL
2 14 (53.85%) Asset Management
2 14 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (46.15%) Service Management
4 11 (42.31%) Coaching
5 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (19.23%) Change Management
5 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
5 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
5 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Demand Management
6 3 (11.54%) Software Licensing
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) VB
2 5 (19.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) MCSE
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (65.38%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) LANDesk
2 13 (50.00%) Citrix
2 13 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Civica
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
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