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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 26 4
Rank change year-on-year +20 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 48 30 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 19.51% 6.83% 22.71%
As % of the Vendors category 42.48% 14.42% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 41
Median salary £42,000 £34,455 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.89% +27.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £21,100 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 113 208 120
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 45.93% 47.38% 57.97%
Number of salaries quoted 76 158 97
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -15.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £25,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +7 29 £45,000 +21.67% 3
Ludlow - 16 £23,500 - 2
Shrewsbury -2 1 £28,500 +26.66% 1
Microsoft
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 37 (50.00%) Windows
2 29 (39.19%) SQL
3 23 (31.08%) C#
3 23 (31.08%) .NET
3 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
4 22 (29.73%) CSS
5 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
6 18 (24.32%) Project Management
6 18 (24.32%) MVC
7 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio
8 16 (21.62%) VB.NET
9 15 (20.27%) T-SQL
9 15 (20.27%) Citrix
9 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (20.27%) AngularJS
9 15 (20.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (20.27%) Customer Requirements
10 14 (18.92%) Web Application Development
10 14 (18.92%) Web Development
10 14 (18.92%) .NET Framework
10 14 (18.92%) jQuery
10 14 (18.92%) Risk Management
10 14 (18.92%) OO
10 14 (18.92%) MS Exchange
10 14 (18.92%) DNS
10 14 (18.92%) MySQL
11 13 (17.57%) Oracle
11 13 (17.57%) Linux
12 12 (16.22%) VMware
12 12 (16.22%) Java

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 14 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.81%) IIS
3 7 (9.46%) Apache
3 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.41%) Documentum
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.70%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.76%) Office 365
4 4 (5.41%) Google Play
5 3 (4.05%) GitHub
6 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) DNS
2 11 (14.86%) ATM
3 8 (10.81%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (10.81%) SAN
3 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.46%) DDNS
4 7 (9.46%) LAN
4 7 (9.46%) NAS
4 7 (9.46%) WAN
5 4 (5.41%) NetScaler
6 3 (4.05%) Internet
7 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) MySQL
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio
2 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.41%) Android Studio
3 4 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.41%) Selenium
3 4 (5.41%) Xcode
4 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.35%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
1 11 (14.86%) Retail
2 6 (8.11%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Developer
2 17 (22.97%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.27%) SQL Developer
4 14 (18.92%) Web Developer
5 13 (17.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (17.57%) C# Developer
6 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (14.86%) .NET Web Developer
7 11 (14.86%) Analyst
7 11 (14.86%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 11 (14.86%) C# Web Developer
7 11 (14.86%) VB.NET Developer
7 11 (14.86%) VB.NET Web Developer
8 7 (9.46%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Cloud Developer
8 7 (9.46%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.08%) .NET
2 22 (29.73%) CSS
3 15 (20.27%) AngularJS
3 15 (20.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 14 (18.92%) .NET Framework
4 14 (18.92%) jQuery
5 11 (14.86%) HTML
6 7 (9.46%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.41%) Android SDK
8 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.41%) iOS SDK
9 3 (4.05%) Middleware
9 3 (4.05%) REST
9 3 (4.05%) SOAP
9 3 (4.05%) Web Services
10 1 (1.35%) Gherkin
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Clustering
2 7 (9.46%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (17.57%) Linux
3 9 (12.16%) Unix
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.76%) Android
5 5 (6.76%) Apple iOS
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.35%) CentOS
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) MVC
1 18 (24.32%) Project Management
2 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.27%) Customer Requirements
3 14 (18.92%) OO
3 14 (18.92%) Risk Management
3 14 (18.92%) Web Application Development
3 14 (18.92%) Web Development
4 11 (14.86%) TDD
5 10 (13.51%) Analytics
5 10 (13.51%) Data Analytics
5 10 (13.51%) IT Strategy
5 10 (13.51%) ITIL
5 10 (13.51%) Kanban
5 10 (13.51%) Scrum
5 10 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (13.51%) Validation
6 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.46%) SDLC
6 7 (9.46%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.19%) SQL
2 23 (31.08%) C#
3 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.62%) VB.NET
5 15 (20.27%) T-SQL
6 12 (16.22%) Java
7 5 (6.76%) COBOL
8 4 (5.41%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.46%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) PMI Certification
4 5 (6.76%) PMP
5 4 (5.41%) Degree
5 4 (5.41%) SANS
6 1 (1.35%) CISSP
6 1 (1.35%) CRISC
6 1 (1.35%) ISEB
6 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.35%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) SLA
2 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) Docker
3 5 (6.76%) XenApp
4 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.35%) vCloud
7 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) Puppet
2 7 (9.46%) Ansible
2 7 (9.46%) Grafana
2 7 (9.46%) Terraform
3 5 (6.76%) SCCM
4 3 (4.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Citrix
2 13 (17.57%) Oracle
3 12 (16.22%) VMware
4 8 (10.81%) SolarWinds
5 7 (9.46%) Splunk
6 4 (5.41%) Apple
6 4 (5.41%) EMC
6 4 (5.41%) Google
6 4 (5.41%) HP
6 4 (5.41%) Pega
7 2 (2.70%) Nintex
8 1 (1.35%) Niku
Ludlow, Shropshire
Axica Recruitment
Salary: DOE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ludlow, Shropshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £49,875 - £55,125
Posted: 16 days ago