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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / West Bromwich
Rank 7 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 10.64% 11.24% 30.77%
As % of the Vendors category 45.45% 37.04% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 8
Median salary £41,000 £32,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% -45.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £18,875 £15,475
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £55,000 £65,250
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
11 27 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 23.40% 30.34% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 10
Median salary £38,000 £47,500 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -18.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £18,000 £18,375
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £59,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 10 (62.50%) Project Management
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (43.75%) LAN
4 7 (43.75%) WAN
4 7 (43.75%) MCSE
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) SAN
5 6 (37.50%) MCITP
5 6 (37.50%) VLAN
6 5 (31.25%) CCNA
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
9 2 (12.50%) Change Control
9 2 (12.50%) Line Management
9 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (12.50%) QA
9 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (12.50%) Document Management

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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 6 (37.50%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (6.25%) PABX
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Server Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Support
4 1 (6.25%) Head of Applications
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Lead
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Document Management
3 2 (12.50%) Line Management
3 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Governance
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) MCSE
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) MCITP
3 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) CEH
5 1 (6.25%) CISA
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (6.25%) SANS
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) GPG13
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) LANDesk
3 2 (12.50%) Remedy
3 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) IBM