The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Wolverhampton region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 19.61% 34.29% 28.26%
As % of the Vendors category 39.22% 60.00% 57.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 24
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +11.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £31,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,500 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Vendors Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 50.00% 57.14% 48.91%
Number of salaries quoted 48 36 41
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
West Midlands

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 11 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 21 (48.84%) MS Excel
2 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
3 17 (39.53%) SQL
4 13 (30.23%) C#
4 13 (30.23%) .NET
5 12 (27.91%) Finance
6 10 (23.26%) Business Objects
6 10 (23.26%) HTML
6 10 (23.26%) Windows
7 9 (20.93%) Web Development
8 8 (18.60%) Ajax
8 8 (18.60%) CSS
8 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
8 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
8 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
9 7 (16.28%) XML
10 6 (13.95%) VMware
10 6 (13.95%) Process Management
10 6 (13.95%) ITIL
10 6 (13.95%) Web Services
10 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (13.95%) CRM
10 6 (13.95%) VBScript
10 6 (13.95%) MS Office
10 6 (13.95%) Oracle
10 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
11 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (11.63%) vSphere

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) Lync
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (48.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.95%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) RoboHelp
3 1 (2.33%) Windchill
3 1 (2.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) e-Work
2 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.33%) OLTP
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.33%) NUnit
1 1 (2.33%) MSTest
1 1 (2.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (2.33%) Moq
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Developer
3 7 (16.28%) MI Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.98%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Business Process Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Business Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Process Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Management Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Junior
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) .NET
2 10 (23.26%) HTML
3 8 (18.60%) CSS
3 8 (18.60%) Ajax
4 7 (16.28%) XML
5 6 (13.95%) Web Services
6 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.98%) jQuery
8 2 (4.65%) WCF
8 2 (4.65%) WinForms
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.65%) HTML5
9 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.33%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (2.33%) Ninject
9 1 (2.33%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (2.33%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
1 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.33%) DTV
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Replication
2 1 (2.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Web Development
2 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL
3 6 (13.95%) CRM
3 6 (13.95%) Process Management
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.30%) Data Management
5 4 (9.30%) Document Management
5 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.30%) OO
5 4 (9.30%) ETL
5 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Information Management
7 2 (4.65%) MVC
7 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.65%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 13 (30.23%) C#
3 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.95%) VBScript
5 4 (9.30%) VB
5 4 (9.30%) VBA
6 2 (4.65%) C
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) MCTS
2 2 (4.65%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) MCAD
3 1 (2.33%) MCSD
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CCEE
3 1 (2.33%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) XenServer
4 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Business Objects
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) Metastorm
3 5 (11.63%) Cognos
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
5 2 (4.65%) SunGard
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) PTC
6 1 (2.33%) Telerik
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