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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 34.94% 27.50% 25.68%
As % of the Vendors category 63.04% 40.74% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 19
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £34,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +6.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,146 £24,812 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,950 £44,900 £42,122
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
46 54 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 55.42% 67.50% 59.46%
Number of salaries quoted 42 54 41
Average salary £36,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,146 £24,800 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £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 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 36 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 33 (47.83%) SQL
3 31 (44.93%) Finance
3 31 (44.93%) VMware
4 24 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 23 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (28.99%) Windows
8 19 (27.54%) Cisco
9 18 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (21.74%) T-SQL
11 14 (20.29%) ITIL
11 14 (20.29%) SharePoint
11 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (17.39%) Office 365
12 12 (17.39%) Data Analysis
12 12 (17.39%) Advertising
13 11 (15.94%) Document Management
14 10 (14.49%) Workflow
14 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
14 10 (14.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (14.49%) vSphere
15 9 (13.04%) iSeries
15 9 (13.04%) IBM
16 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
16 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
17 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 14 (20.29%) SharePoint
2 12 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.90%) Lync
6 2 (2.90%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.90%) RoboHelp
3 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (5.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Wireless
1 4 (5.80%) SAN
2 3 (4.35%) Firewall
2 3 (4.35%) DNS
2 3 (4.35%) DHCP
3 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.90%) VLAN
3 2 (2.90%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.80%) DB2
6 4 (5.80%) Cognos Impromptu
6 4 (5.80%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 4 (5.80%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (5.80%) Cognos Event Studio
6 4 (5.80%) Cognos Transformer
7 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.45%) Informix
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.45%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (44.93%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Analyst
2 20 (28.99%) Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Support Manager
5 8 (11.59%) MI Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Administrator
6 7 (10.14%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) SQL Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) Business Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.80%) Operations Manager
8 4 (5.80%) IT Operations Manager
9 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) CSS
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) Ajax
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) iSeries
2 5 (7.25%) AS400
3 1 (1.45%) Replication
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Windows
2 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (20.29%) ITIL
3 12 (17.39%) Data Analysis
4 11 (15.94%) Document Management
5 10 (14.49%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (14.49%) Workflow
6 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
7 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.70%) ETL
9 5 (7.25%) Process Management
9 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Test Management
10 4 (5.80%) Change Management
10 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.80%) CRM
10 4 (5.80%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) SQL
2 15 (21.74%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.45%) VBScript
3 1 (1.45%) C#
3 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.80%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.90%) MCITP
3 2 (2.90%) MCSE
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.49%) vSphere
3 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.90%) XenApp
4 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) SCCM
2 2 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.45%) SCSM
3 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 31 (44.93%) VMware
2 19 (27.54%) Cisco
3 9 (13.04%) IBM
4 6 (8.70%) Cognos
5 4 (5.80%) Citrix
6 3 (4.35%) Metastorm
6 3 (4.35%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.90%) Brocade
7 2 (2.90%) IPFX
7 2 (2.90%) NetApp
7 2 (2.90%) Symantec
7 2 (2.90%) Adobe
7 2 (2.90%) Dell
7 2 (2.90%) EMC
8 1 (1.45%) McAfee
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle
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