The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Walsall 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Walsall
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walsall 15.38% 16.79% 15.79%
As % of the Vendors category 35.29% 25.88% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 8
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.07% -2.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £44,600 £61,450
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 Walsall.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Walsall
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 17 85 27
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Walsall 43.59% 64.89% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 76 21
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Walsall 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 Walsall

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Walsall

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

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 Walsall region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) MySQL
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) SCCM
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) PMP
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (13.33%) SaaS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) DNN
3 1 (6.67%) Kentico
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Sitefinity
3 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) DB2
4 2 (13.33%) Power BI
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
2 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Printer Support
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) XHTML
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Database Security
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Server Patching
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Meraki
2 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
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