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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 36.36% 34.69% 23.68%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 45.95% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 36 17 16
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,573 £33,100 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £44,000 £40,000
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
54 37 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 54.55% 75.51% 63.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53 36 43
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 February 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 35 (47.95%) MS Excel
2 32 (43.84%) SQL
3 30 (41.10%) Finance
4 29 (39.73%) VMware
5 23 (31.51%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (28.77%) SQL Server
7 21 (28.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (27.40%) SharePoint
9 19 (26.03%) Windows
9 19 (26.03%) Cisco
10 17 (23.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (20.55%) ITIL
11 15 (20.55%) T-SQL
11 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (17.81%) Data Analysis
12 13 (17.81%) Advertising
13 12 (16.44%) Office 365
14 10 (13.70%) Business Analysis
15 9 (12.33%) Document Management
15 9 (12.33%) IBM
15 9 (12.33%) iSeries
15 9 (12.33%) vSphere
16 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (10.96%) Workflow
17 7 (9.59%) Active Directory
17 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
18 6 (8.22%) PerformancePoint
18 6 (8.22%) ETL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 20 (27.40%) SharePoint
2 13 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (47.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.11%) RoboHelp
3 3 (4.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (5.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) Wireless
2 2 (2.74%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) LAN
3 1 (1.37%) WAN
3 1 (1.37%) DHCP
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.77%) SQL Server
1 21 (28.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (23.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.22%) PerformancePoint
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.48%) DB2
6 4 (5.48%) Cognos Impromptu
6 4 (5.48%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 4 (5.48%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (5.48%) Cognos Event Studio
6 4 (5.48%) Cognos Transformer
7 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (41.10%) Finance
2 13 (17.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Developer
2 24 (32.88%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (12.33%) MI Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Analyst Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Support Manager
5 6 (8.22%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Technical Support Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Technical Support
5 6 (8.22%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (6.85%) IT Operations Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Administrator
6 5 (6.85%) Operations Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Business Developer
6 5 (6.85%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) EJB
2 1 (1.37%) CSS
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) XML
2 1 (1.37%) Spring
2 1 (1.37%) Ajax
2 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) iSeries
2 5 (6.85%) AS400
3 1 (1.37%) Physics
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) Windows
2 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.37%) Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (20.55%) ITIL
3 13 (17.81%) Data Analysis
4 10 (13.70%) Business Analysis
5 9 (12.33%) Document Management
6 8 (10.96%) Workflow
6 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.22%) ETL
8 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.48%) Change Management
9 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.48%) CRM
9 4 (5.48%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.48%) Test Management
10 3 (4.11%) OO
10 3 (4.11%) Process Management
11 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.84%) SQL
2 15 (20.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.37%) VBScript
3 1 (1.37%) VB
3 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.37%) VB6
3 1 (1.37%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.74%) MCSE
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.74%) MCITP
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.33%) vSphere
3 7 (9.59%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.74%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.74%) XenApp
5 1 (1.37%) XenServer
5 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.37%) SCCM
2 1 (1.37%) SCOM
2 1 (1.37%) SCSM
2 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (39.73%) VMware
2 19 (26.03%) Cisco
3 9 (12.33%) IBM
4 6 (8.22%) Cognos
5 4 (5.48%) Citrix
6 3 (4.11%) Adobe
6 3 (4.11%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.74%) Brocade
7 2 (2.74%) Dell
7 2 (2.74%) EMC
7 2 (2.74%) NetApp
7 2 (2.74%) Symantec
8 1 (1.37%) Metastorm
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle
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