Period
to 25 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 6 months to 25 November 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 6 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 105 82 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 23.28% 14.36% 10.78%
As % of the Vendors category 40.54% 27.99% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 81 79 45
Shropshire median annual salary £36,500 £28,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.36% -11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £17,125 £19,500 £17,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £44,500 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £36,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.48% -5.19% -2.53%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Shropshire.

All Vendors
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 259 293 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 57.43% 51.31% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 201 223 121
Shropshire median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,750 £18,250
90th Percentile £71,500 £52,500 £58,935
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Shropshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Shropshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Shropshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Shropshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +3 81 £37,500 +44.23% 6
Ludlow +9 6 - -
Shrewsbury -2 5 £20,500 -54.44%
Microsoft
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 56 (53.33%) Windows
2 51 (48.57%) Active Directory
3 36 (34.29%) VMware
4 33 (31.43%) Citrix
4 33 (31.43%) DNS
5 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (27.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (26.67%) Windows Server
8 23 (21.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (20.95%) SAN
10 21 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 20 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (17.14%) Hyper-V
12 18 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (17.14%) ITIL
12 18 (17.14%) CSS
13 17 (16.19%) DHCP
13 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
13 17 (16.19%) Public Cloud
14 16 (15.24%) Data Centre
14 16 (15.24%) Puppet
14 16 (15.24%) Jenkins
14 16 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (15.24%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (15.24%) Clustering
14 16 (15.24%) Finance
14 16 (15.24%) Validation
15 15 (14.29%) TCP/IP
15 15 (14.29%) NAS

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 21 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.67%) Documentum
3 7 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.71%) Apache
4 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.71%) IIS
5 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.95%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (9.52%) Google Play
4 7 (6.67%) GitHub
5 4 (3.81%) Office 365
6 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.43%) DNS
2 22 (20.95%) SAN
3 17 (16.19%) DHCP
4 15 (14.29%) NAS
4 15 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 10 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (7.62%) DDNS
7 6 (5.71%) ATM
8 5 (4.76%) Firewall
8 5 (4.76%) LAN
8 5 (4.76%) WAN
9 2 (1.90%) PBX
9 2 (1.90%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.95%) Skype
10 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) MySQL
3 7 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.86%) OLAP
5 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (15.24%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.52%) Xcode
3 7 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.67%) Selenium
4 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.86%) Android Studio
5 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Retail
3 3 (2.86%) Advertising
3 3 (2.86%) Legal
3 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.90%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (24.76%) Developer
2 20 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 13 (12.38%) 1st Line Support
4 11 (10.48%) Analyst
5 10 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (8.57%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Server Support
6 9 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Technical Support
8 7 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.67%) 1st Line Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.67%) iOS Developer
8 7 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.14%) CSS
2 13 (12.38%) HTML
3 10 (9.52%) Android SDK
3 10 (9.52%) iOS SDK
3 10 (9.52%) Web Services
4 9 (8.57%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (8.57%) WAP
5 8 (7.62%) .NET
6 7 (6.67%) jQuery
6 7 (6.67%) Middleware
6 7 (6.67%) REST
6 7 (6.67%) SOAP
7 6 (5.71%) .NET Framework
7 6 (5.71%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.19%) Public Cloud
2 16 (15.24%) Clustering
2 16 (15.24%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.90%) AS400
4 2 (1.90%) EPoS
5 1 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Replication
5 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (53.33%) Windows
2 29 (27.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 23 (21.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (10.48%) Android
6 11 (10.48%) Apple iOS
7 9 (8.57%) Linux
8 7 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.14%) ITIL
3 16 (15.24%) Root Cause Analysis
3 16 (15.24%) Validation
4 14 (13.33%) Analytics
4 14 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (12.38%) IT Strategy
5 13 (12.38%) Risk Management
6 11 (10.48%) Project Management
6 11 (10.48%) SDLC
7 10 (9.52%) Android Development
7 10 (9.52%) Data Analytics
7 10 (9.52%) iOS Development
7 10 (9.52%) Kanban
7 10 (9.52%) Mobile Development
7 10 (9.52%) Scrum
7 10 (9.52%) TDD
7 10 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (9.52%) TOGAF
8 9 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.43%) SQL
2 10 (9.52%) Java
2 10 (9.52%) Objective-C
3 8 (7.62%) C#
3 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.71%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.90%) VBA
6 1 (0.95%) C
6 1 (0.95%) PHP
6 1 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.57%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (7.62%) MCSE
6 7 (6.67%) MCSA
7 6 (5.71%) MCITP
8 4 (3.81%) Degree
9 3 (2.86%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.90%) CCENT
10 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.90%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.95%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) SLA
2 7 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.95%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (48.57%) Active Directory
2 20 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.57%) Docker
4 9 (8.57%) UAG
5 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.86%) vSphere
6 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (15.24%) Puppet
2 12 (11.43%) SCCM
3 11 (10.48%) WSUS
4 9 (8.57%) Ansible
4 9 (8.57%) Grafana
4 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (8.57%) SCOM
4 9 (8.57%) Terraform
5 7 (6.67%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 36 (34.29%) VMware
2 33 (31.43%) Citrix
3 11 (10.48%) Google
4 10 (9.52%) Apple
4 10 (9.52%) Oracle
5 9 (8.57%) Splunk
6 8 (7.62%) SolarWinds
7 7 (6.67%) EMC
7 7 (6.67%) Pega
8 6 (5.71%) Veeam
9 5 (4.76%) IBM
10 4 (3.81%) Cisco
11 3 (2.86%) Cognos
12 2 (1.90%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (1.90%) Dell
12 2 (1.90%) HP
12 2 (1.90%) McAfee
13 1 (0.95%) Niku
13 1 (0.95%) Progress
13 1 (0.95%) SAP