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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 12.50% 32.00% 30.95%
As % of the Vendors category 53.33% 64.00% 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 13
Average salary £23,000 £19,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -52.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £19,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £19,000 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 West Bromwich region.

Vendors Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
15 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 23.44% 50.00% 54.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 23
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £18,650 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in West Bromwich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) SCCM
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) SLA
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) MCSA
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) WSUS
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
3 1 (8.33%) VBA Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) SAML
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) EAI
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) VBScript
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
3 1 (8.33%) VC++
3 1 (8.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Autodesk
1 2 (16.67%) BT
1 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
1 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (8.33%) Niku
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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Salary: £39,632 - 47,559 per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £26,041 - 34,876 per year + Benefits
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