The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 27 March 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 27 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 19.23% 24.55% 31.34%
As % of the Vendors category 27.78% 32.93% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 16
Median salary £45,000 £39,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.64% -17.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 the Midlands.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18 82 86
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 69.23% 74.55% 64.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 74 39
Median salary £60,000 £52,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +9.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,500 £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in the Midlands

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in the Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in the Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) Cognos
4 5 (31.25%) ERP
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) Office 365
5 4 (25.00%) Presales
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (25.00%) MCSE
5 4 (25.00%) MCSA
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) MS Office
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (6.25%) IaaS
8 1 (6.25%) XMPP
8 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (6.25%) PKI
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
8 1 (6.25%) Skype
8 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) H.323
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
1 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Cognos Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Cognos Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) TM1 Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Software Implementation Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) PKI
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) ERP
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Presales
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) CAD
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCSA
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cognos
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Posted: 21 days ago