The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 488 379 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.62% 19.86% 22.42%
As % of the Vendors category 45.69% 42.87% 44.49%
Number of salaries quoted 355 330 436
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £22,950 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Microsoft
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1068 884 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.32% 46.33% 50.38%
Number of salaries quoted 744 746 986
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 447 (46.61%) MS Excel
2 269 (28.05%) Windows
3 265 (27.63%) Active Directory
4 261 (27.22%) VMware
5 242 (25.23%) SQL
6 228 (23.77%) SQL Server
7 190 (19.81%) MS Office
8 189 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 173 (18.04%) .NET
10 158 (16.48%) C#
11 152 (15.85%) Data Centre
12 143 (14.91%) Citrix
13 142 (14.81%) ITIL
13 142 (14.81%) Finance
14 138 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
15 122 (12.72%) MS Exchange
16 113 (11.78%) SLA
17 112 (11.68%) Cisco
18 111 (11.57%) Security Cleared
19 110 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
20 109 (11.37%) Microsoft Certification
20 109 (11.37%) JavaScript
21 108 (11.26%) Windows Server
22 106 (11.05%) Degree
23 104 (10.84%) Service Delivery
24 101 (10.53%) HTML
25 100 (10.43%) ASP.NET
26 96 (10.01%) CRM
27 91 (9.49%) CSS
28 87 (9.07%) DNS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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
1 122 (12.72%) MS Exchange
2 61 (6.36%) IIS
3 54 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 49 (5.11%) Skype for Business
5 38 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 22 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 20 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (1.36%) NetWeaver
11 11 (1.15%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.83%) CMS
12 8 (0.83%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.52%) Apache
13 5 (0.52%) Documentum
13 5 (0.52%) FileNet
13 5 (0.52%) JBoss
13 5 (0.52%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 447 (46.61%) MS Excel
2 190 (19.81%) MS Office
3 86 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (2.71%) MS Visio
5 21 (2.19%) MS Project
6 5 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.21%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 52 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (4.69%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (1.88%) assyst
4 11 (1.15%) SAP BPC
5 10 (1.04%) Sentinel
6 7 (0.73%) Maximo
7 6 (0.63%) Shopify
8 4 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.21%) Magento
10 2 (0.21%) Pivotal CRM
11 1 (0.10%) BPCS
11 1 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
11 1 (0.10%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 110 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (8.24%) Office 365
3 43 (4.48%) SaaS
4 21 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.67%) Mimecast
6 14 (1.46%) IaaS
6 14 (1.46%) Yammer
7 12 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (1.04%) PaaS
9 7 (0.73%) GitHub
10 4 (0.42%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.31%) G Suite
12 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 87 (9.07%) DNS
2 83 (8.65%) Firewall
3 71 (7.40%) DHCP
4 63 (6.57%) WAN
5 61 (6.36%) LAN
6 39 (4.07%) TCP/IP
7 35 (3.65%) VPN
8 34 (3.55%) Network Security
9 26 (2.71%) SSL
10 23 (2.40%) SAN
11 18 (1.88%) Skype
12 17 (1.77%) VLAN
13 15 (1.56%) Wireless
14 12 (1.25%) Unified Communications
15 11 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (0.94%) Internet
18 8 (0.83%) SMTP
19 7 (0.73%) IPv4
19 7 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (23.77%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
6 26 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 24 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (1.98%) Relational Database
9 18 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (1.46%) MySQL
11 13 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
11 13 (1.36%) DB2
12 12 (1.25%) SAP BW
12 12 (1.25%) SAP HANA
13 11 (1.15%) Power BI
13 11 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (1.04%) GIS
14 10 (1.04%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 37 (3.86%) Visual Studio
2 30 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (1.56%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.25%) JIRA
5 11 (1.15%) Selenium
6 9 (0.94%) NCrunch
7 6 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.63%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.52%) AppVeyor
8 5 (0.52%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.42%) Subversion
9 4 (0.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 3 (0.31%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.31%) NUnit
10 3 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.31%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.21%) ProC
11 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.21%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 142 (14.81%) Finance
2 59 (6.15%) Manufacturing
3 50 (5.21%) Retail
4 34 (3.55%) Publishing
5 29 (3.02%) Marketing
6 23 (2.40%) Advertising
7 21 (2.19%) Automotive
7 21 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 20 (2.09%) Banking
9 19 (1.98%) Law
10 18 (1.88%) French Language
11 17 (1.77%) German Language
12 16 (1.67%) Legal
13 13 (1.36%) Investment Banking
14 12 (1.25%) Retail Banking
15 11 (1.15%) Local Government
16 5 (0.52%) Billing
16 5 (0.52%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.52%) Swedish Language
17 4 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 159 (16.58%) Developer
2 122 (12.72%) Analyst
3 102 (10.64%) Architect
4 86 (8.97%) Consultant
5 83 (8.65%) .NET Developer
6 63 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 61 (6.36%) C# Developer
8 60 (6.26%) IT Support
9 59 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
10 56 (5.84%) Support Engineer
11 51 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
12 38 (3.96%) Support Analyst
13 32 (3.34%) Technical Specialist
14 30 (3.13%) SQL Developer
15 28 (2.92%) Technical Manager
16 27 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
16 27 (2.82%) IT Engineer
17 26 (2.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 26 (2.71%) Storage Engineer
18 25 (2.61%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (18.04%) .NET
2 101 (10.53%) HTML
3 100 (10.43%) ASP.NET
4 91 (9.49%) CSS
5 61 (6.36%) jQuery
6 50 (5.21%) .NET Framework
7 31 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (2.82%) Ajax
8 27 (2.82%) HTML5
8 27 (2.82%) XML
9 26 (2.71%) Entity Framework
10 25 (2.61%) Web Services
11 24 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (1.98%) WCF
13 17 (1.77%) AngularJS
13 17 (1.77%) CSS3
13 17 (1.77%) JSON
14 13 (1.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (1.25%) LINQ
15 12 (1.25%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 152 (15.85%) Data Centre
2 77 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (5.84%) NHS
4 55 (5.74%) Management Information System
5 45 (4.69%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.82%) Clustering
7 26 (2.71%) Enterprise Storage
8 24 (2.50%) CMDB
8 24 (2.50%) Virtual Team
9 18 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.56%) Blackberry
11 14 (1.46%) Freedom of Information
12 13 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.36%) Mathematics
13 12 (1.25%) Mobile Computing
14 11 (1.15%) Private Cloud
15 10 (1.04%) Driving Licence
16 9 (0.94%) Client/Server
17 7 (0.73%) Biometrics
17 7 (0.73%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 269 (28.05%) Windows
2 108 (11.26%) Windows Server
3 75 (7.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (6.78%) Windows 7
5 60 (6.26%) Linux
6 51 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (3.96%) Unix
9 28 (2.92%) Windows 8
10 25 (2.61%) Windows 10
11 18 (1.88%) Android
12 17 (1.77%) Apple iOS
13 12 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
14 11 (1.15%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.63%) SUSE
16 4 (0.42%) Solaris
16 4 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.31%) CentOS
18 2 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (14.81%) ITIL
2 138 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (10.84%) Service Delivery
4 96 (10.01%) CRM
5 86 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 84 (8.76%) MVC
7 67 (6.99%) Presales
8 64 (6.67%) SDLC
9 63 (6.57%) Project Management
10 61 (6.36%) PRINCE2
11 56 (5.84%) ERP
12 55 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
13 49 (5.11%) Migration
14 47 (4.90%) Change Control
15 45 (4.69%) Logistics
15 45 (4.69%) Mentoring
16 44 (4.59%) Incident Management
17 41 (4.28%) Change Management
18 40 (4.17%) TOGAF
19 36 (3.75%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 242 (25.23%) SQL
2 158 (16.48%) C#
3 109 (11.37%) JavaScript
4 42 (4.38%) T-SQL
4 42 (4.38%) VB.NET
5 37 (3.86%) C
6 26 (2.71%) PowerShell
7 15 (1.56%) Java
8 8 (0.83%) C++
8 8 (0.83%) VBA
9 5 (0.52%) VB
10 4 (0.42%) PHP
10 4 (0.42%) Python
11 3 (0.31%) Perl
11 3 (0.31%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.31%) X++
12 1 (0.10%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.10%) VB6
12 1 (0.10%) VC++
Qualifications
1 111 (11.57%) Security Cleared
2 109 (11.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 106 (11.05%) Degree
4 86 (8.97%) SC Cleared
5 57 (5.94%) MCSE
6 39 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 38 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
8 29 (3.02%) MCSA
9 28 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (2.82%) MCP
11 22 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 22 (2.29%) CCNA
11 22 (2.29%) LPIC
12 20 (2.09%) MCSD
13 18 (1.88%) ISEB
14 17 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (1.67%) MCTS
16 13 (1.36%) CCNP
17 12 (1.25%) ISTQB
17 12 (1.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (11.78%) SLA
2 36 (3.75%) QA
3 22 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (1.77%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.31%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.10%) COBIT
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 265 (27.63%) Active Directory
2 189 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (7.82%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.82%) vSphere
5 26 (2.71%) Firmware
6 21 (2.19%) XenApp
7 18 (1.88%) VMware Workstation
8 17 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 17 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (1.15%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.94%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.73%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.63%) Terminal Server
12 6 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.42%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.42%) Docker
13 4 (0.42%) NFS
14 3 (0.31%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 68 (7.09%) SCCM
2 48 (5.01%) SCOM
3 27 (2.82%) Backup Exec
4 22 (2.29%) NetBackup
5 19 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (0.94%) EdgeSight
7 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.52%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.42%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
12 1 (0.10%) Casper Suite
12 1 (0.10%) DameWare
12 1 (0.10%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 261 (27.22%) VMware
2 143 (14.91%) Citrix
3 112 (11.68%) Cisco
4 66 (6.88%) IBM
5 52 (5.42%) SAP
6 50 (5.21%) Symantec
7 36 (3.75%) NetApp
8 33 (3.44%) Oracle
9 27 (2.82%) HP
10 26 (2.71%) Red Hat
11 25 (2.61%) EMC
12 18 (1.88%) 3PAR
13 17 (1.77%) Cognos
14 15 (1.56%) SolarWinds
15 14 (1.46%) Veeam
16 12 (1.25%) Adobe
17 11 (1.15%) Dell
17 11 (1.15%) Juniper
18 8 (0.83%) CheckPoint
18 8 (0.83%) Lotus
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
William-Arthur & Associates
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + extensive benefits - listed in ad
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39324.00 - £46924.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: Car/Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Carter Personnel Consultants Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Holiday, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £35k - 450k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston EyeTech Limited
Salary: Circa £36,000 per-annum, plus performance related bonus.
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
aap3
Salary: £17000 - £22000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Van and Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago