The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 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 22 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 / Wolverhampton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 20 4
Rank change year-on-year +18 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 25.64% 7.02% 22.50%
As % of the Vendors category 68.97% 24.24% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 17
Median salary £32,500 £24,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.31% -17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,800 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  

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 Wolverhampton.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wolverhampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 29 33 39
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 37.18% 28.95% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 36
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £29,525
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +21.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,800 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Wolverhampton

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Wolverhampton over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (26.92%) Advertising
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
4 6 (23.08%) WAN
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
5 5 (19.23%) LAN
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 5 (19.23%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) Data Transformation
6 4 (15.38%) Office 365
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) VMware
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) .NET
7 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
7 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
8 2 (7.69%) Release Management
8 2 (7.69%) SCCM
8 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) WAN
2 5 (19.23%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) DMZ
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) PBX
3 2 (7.69%) VoIP
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) Skype
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (26.92%) Advertising
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.69%) DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) Manual Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Senior DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Support Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Support Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Data Transformation
3 4 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) ERP
5 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) Logistics
5 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Release Management
5 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Statistics
5 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) COBOL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) CCDP
3 2 (7.69%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) CISM
3 2 (7.69%) CISSP
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.69%) PMP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSD
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) ISA Server
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (7.69%) NetVault Backup
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Intel
2 2 (7.69%) McAfee
2 2 (7.69%) Sophos
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Xamarin
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