The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton 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 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 29.27% 22.35% 29.58%
As % of the Vendors category 53.73% 50.00% 56.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 18
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% -9.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £55,000 £39,500
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 Wolverhampton region.

Vendors Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
67 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 54.47% 44.71% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 49 36 33
Average salary £26,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 28 (50.91%) SQL Server
1 28 (50.91%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) SQL
3 23 (41.82%) MS Excel
4 17 (30.91%) .NET
5 14 (25.45%) VMware
6 13 (23.64%) C#
6 13 (23.64%) HTML
6 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (20.00%) CSS
8 11 (20.00%) ITIL
9 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (18.18%) Wireless
9 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
10 9 (16.36%) Data Management
10 9 (16.36%) MS Office
10 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
11 8 (14.55%) Cisco
11 8 (14.55%) Oracle
11 8 (14.55%) Linux
11 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
11 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (14.55%) XML
11 8 (14.55%) Document Management
11 8 (14.55%) Process Management
11 8 (14.55%) Metastorm

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) Lync
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (41.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.36%) MS Office
3 2 (3.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Pegasus Opera
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) Wireless
2 7 (12.73%) SAN
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) DHCP
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.64%) NAS
3 2 (3.64%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.64%) VLAN
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (50.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
6 6 (10.91%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.64%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.73%) Front Office
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Desktop Support
3 7 (12.73%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Systems Support Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) DBA
4 6 (10.91%) Systems Support
4 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Business Developer
5 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) .NET
2 13 (23.64%) HTML
3 11 (20.00%) CSS
4 8 (14.55%) XML
5 7 (12.73%) Web Services
6 6 (10.91%) Ajax
7 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.64%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.64%) Mobile Games
2 2 (3.64%) Replication
3 1 (1.82%) iSeries
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) AS400
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
2 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.55%) Linux
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (20.00%) ITIL
3 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.36%) Data Management
5 8 (14.55%) Document Management
5 8 (14.55%) Process Management
5 8 (14.55%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (10.91%) Web Development
6 6 (10.91%) Web Design
6 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
6 6 (10.91%) OO
7 5 (9.09%) Time Management
7 5 (9.09%) Web Application Development
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.27%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) Project Management
9 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.64%) ERP
10 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) SQL
2 13 (23.64%) C#
3 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.73%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.91%) VBScript
6 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.64%) C++
6 2 (3.64%) Java
7 1 (1.82%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) HNC
1 2 (3.64%) HND
1 2 (3.64%) MCSE
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (3.64%) MCITP
1 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.64%) NVQ Level 4
1 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.45%) SLA
3 2 (3.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.45%) XenApp
3 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
3 3 (5.45%) vSphere
4 2 (3.64%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (3.64%) XenServer
4 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) VMware
2 8 (14.55%) Metastorm
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 8 (14.55%) Cisco
3 5 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (3.64%) NetApp
4 2 (3.64%) Symantec
4 2 (3.64%) McAfee
4 2 (3.64%) Dell
4 2 (3.64%) EMC
4 2 (3.64%) Brocade
4 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.64%) IPFX
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) Pegasus
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