The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lichfield with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

Microsoft
Staffordshire / Lichfield
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 8 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lichfield 21.05% 24.05% 8.47%
As % of the Vendors category 42.11% 57.58% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 4
Median salary £24,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £50,450
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.94% +1.33%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lichfield.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Lichfield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19 33 21
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lichfield 50.00% 41.77% 35.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 20
Median salary £30,500 £33,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.27% -16.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Lichfield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lichfield citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Lichfield

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Lichfield

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Lichfield

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Lichfield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Lichfield over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Lichfield

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Lichfield region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5
3 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 3 (23.08%) Moq
4 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) PMI
4 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lichfield 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) Power BI
1 1 (7.69%) QlikView
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Moq
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior C# Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) HTML Developer
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
2 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) NHS
2 3 (23.08%) PMI
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) SUSE
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Logistics
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Presales
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Application Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) SOLID
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Riverbed