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 3 months to 28 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 17 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 28 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 15.30% 9.81% 14.93%
As % of the Vendors category 27.18% 23.33% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 30
Median salary £36,500 £30,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.67% -1.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £17,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £38,000 £40,000
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 Shropshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 103 90 115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 56.28% 42.06% 57.21%
Number of salaries quoted 73 85 94
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £59,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +6 25 £35,750 +10.00% 6
Shrewsbury -10 1 £40,000 +128.57% 3
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 27 (51.92%) Windows
2 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 17 (32.69%) SQL
4 11 (21.15%) Java
4 11 (21.15%) Oracle
4 11 (21.15%) Unix
4 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
5 10 (19.23%) Citrix
5 10 (19.23%) CSS
5 10 (19.23%) MySQL
5 10 (19.23%) VMware
6 9 (17.31%) IIS
6 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
6 9 (17.31%) HTML
6 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (17.31%) SAN
6 9 (17.31%) MS Exchange
6 9 (17.31%) SDLC
7 8 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (15.38%) SolarWinds
7 8 (15.38%) Project Management
7 8 (15.38%) XML
7 8 (15.38%) Clustering
8 7 (13.46%) Advertising
8 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
8 7 (13.46%) DDNS
8 7 (13.46%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (13.46%) Apache
8 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP

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 9 (17.31%) IIS
1 9 (17.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.46%) Apache
2 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.92%) CMS
7 1 (1.92%) Documentum
Applications
1 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.54%) MS Office
3 5 (9.62%) MS Project
4 2 (3.85%) InfoPath
4 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (5.77%) Infor LN
1 3 (5.77%) MFGPRO
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Google Play
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) SAN
2 8 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (13.46%) DDNS
3 7 (13.46%) DNS
3 7 (13.46%) NAS
3 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.62%) LAN
4 5 (9.62%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) HTTP
5 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) MySQL
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.77%) Android Studio
3 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.77%) Xcode
4 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (13.46%) Advertising
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Systems Manager
5 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Logistics Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Support Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Support Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Help Desk Adviser
6 3 (5.77%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (5.77%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (5.77%) Junior
6 3 (5.77%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) CSS
2 9 (17.31%) HTML
3 8 (15.38%) XML
4 6 (11.54%) .NET
5 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.77%) Android SDK
6 3 (5.77%) iOS SDK
6 3 (5.77%) jQuery
6 3 (5.77%) XSLT
7 2 (3.85%) Ajax
7 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.85%) HTML5
7 2 (3.85%) LINQ
7 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.85%) Web Services
7 2 (3.85%) WPF
8 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.92%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.92%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Clustering
2 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (51.92%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Unix
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.62%) Linux
6 4 (7.69%) Android
6 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.92%) CentOS
8 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) SDLC
2 8 (15.38%) Project Management
3 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
3 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.62%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (9.62%) Test Strategy
5 4 (7.69%) B2B
5 4 (7.69%) Business Process Modelling
5 4 (7.69%) Content Management
5 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.69%) E-Procurement
5 4 (7.69%) ERP
5 4 (7.69%) Logistics
5 4 (7.69%) Mobile Development
5 4 (7.69%) MVC
5 4 (7.69%) Release Management
5 4 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) SQL
2 11 (21.15%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) C#
4 4 (7.69%) C
4 4 (7.69%) COBOL
4 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.77%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) VB
6 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.46%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (11.54%) Degree
4 5 (9.62%) ISEB
5 4 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (7.69%) PMI Certification
5 4 (7.69%) PMP
6 3 (5.77%) SANS
7 2 (3.85%) MCAD
7 2 (3.85%) MCPD
7 2 (3.85%) MCSD
7 2 (3.85%) MCTS
7 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
2 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) vCloud
3 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle
2 10 (19.23%) Citrix
2 10 (19.23%) VMware
3 8 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 6 (11.54%) Google
5 4 (7.69%) webMethods
6 3 (5.77%) Apple
6 3 (5.77%) HP
6 3 (5.77%) Infor
6 3 (5.77%) JD Edwards
6 3 (5.77%) QAD
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) Niku
7 1 (1.92%) Pega
7 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
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