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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 382 463 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.99% 26.00% 22.15%
As % of the Vendors category 43.12% 54.28% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 344 433 278
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
886 853 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.04% 47.89% 58.07%
Number of salaries quoted 755 776 724
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 277 (37.28%) Windows
2 252 (33.92%) MS Excel
3 234 (31.49%) SQL
3 234 (31.49%) SQL Server
4 177 (23.82%) Active Directory
5 160 (21.53%) .NET
6 151 (20.32%) Windows Server
7 147 (19.78%) VMware
8 128 (17.23%) Finance
9 126 (16.96%) C#
10 105 (14.13%) MS Office
11 104 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 101 (13.59%) MS Exchange
13 95 (12.79%) ASP.NET
14 89 (11.98%) Business Intelligence
14 89 (11.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 81 (10.90%) CRM
15 81 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
16 77 (10.36%) Agile Software Development
17 76 (10.23%) Citrix
18 74 (9.96%) Hyper-V
19 72 (9.69%) Cisco
20 70 (9.42%) LAN
21 69 (9.29%) WAN
22 68 (9.15%) JavaScript
22 68 (9.15%) Project Management
23 66 (8.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 64 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
25 63 (8.48%) HTML
26 61 (8.21%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 101 (13.59%) MS Exchange
2 58 (7.81%) SharePoint
3 43 (5.79%) IIS
4 38 (5.11%) Lync
5 24 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 23 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2000
8 16 (2.15%) Umbraco
9 13 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.21%) SAS
12 6 (0.81%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.54%) CMS
15 3 (0.40%) WordPress
16 2 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 252 (33.92%) MS Excel
2 105 (14.13%) MS Office
3 23 (3.10%) MS Project
4 20 (2.69%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 59 (7.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (5.92%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (4.98%) Dynamics NAV
4 32 (4.31%) Dynamics GP
5 7 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.67%) assyst
7 5 (0.67%) Oracle ASCP
7 5 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.67%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.54%) FRx
8 4 (0.54%) Lawson
8 4 (0.54%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.54%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.27%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 61 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (5.52%) Office 365
3 30 (4.04%) IaaS
4 17 (2.29%) PaaS
5 13 (1.75%) SaaS
6 11 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.40%) GitHub
9 3 (0.40%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 70 (9.42%) LAN
2 69 (9.29%) WAN
3 57 (7.67%) Firewall
4 40 (5.38%) SAN
5 35 (4.71%) TCP/IP
6 25 (3.36%) DNS
7 18 (2.42%) VPN
8 17 (2.29%) DHCP
9 16 (2.15%) Kerberos
10 15 (2.02%) IPv4
10 15 (2.02%) VoIP
11 13 (1.75%) NetScaler
11 13 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
12 11 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (1.48%) IPsec
12 11 (1.48%) Network Security
12 11 (1.48%) Unified Communications
13 9 (1.21%) VLAN
14 8 (1.08%) Asterisk PBX
14 8 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (31.49%) SQL Server
2 89 (11.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 66 (8.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (6.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 44 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 42 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (5.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (3.77%) Relational Database
9 25 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
11 17 (2.29%) Power BI
12 16 (2.15%) RDBMS
12 16 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
13 13 (1.75%) QlikView
13 13 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (1.62%) MySQL
15 10 (1.35%) Star Schema
16 9 (1.21%) OLAP
16 9 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 60 (8.08%) Visual Studio
2 27 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.67%) JIRA
5 3 (0.40%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.40%) NUnit
5 3 (0.40%) Subversion
6 2 (0.27%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.27%) Selenium
6 2 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.13%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.13%) Hudson
7 1 (0.13%) JUnit
7 1 (0.13%) Mocha
7 1 (0.13%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.13%) MSI
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 128 (17.23%) Finance
2 26 (3.50%) Manufacturing
3 16 (2.15%) Legal
4 15 (2.02%) Retail
4 15 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.88%) Automotive
6 11 (1.48%) Advertising
7 8 (1.08%) Games
7 8 (1.08%) Law
7 8 (1.08%) Marketing
8 4 (0.54%) Banking
9 3 (0.40%) Back Office
9 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.40%) Local Government
9 3 (0.40%) Publishing
10 2 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 176 (23.69%) Analyst
2 164 (22.07%) Developer
3 79 (10.63%) Consultant
4 74 (9.96%) .NET Developer
5 61 (8.21%) C# Developer
6 59 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 46 (6.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 45 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 43 (5.79%) SQL Developer
10 38 (5.11%) Support Engineer
11 37 (4.98%) Architect
12 36 (4.85%) Software Developer
13 35 (4.71%) Help Desk Analyst
14 34 (4.58%) .NET Software Developer
14 34 (4.58%) C# Software Developer
15 33 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 33 (4.44%) Network Analyst
16 30 (4.04%) Support Analyst
17 28 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
18 27 (3.63%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (21.53%) .NET
2 95 (12.79%) ASP.NET
3 63 (8.48%) HTML
4 60 (8.08%) CSS
5 50 (6.73%) .NET Framework
6 44 (5.92%) XML
7 40 (5.38%) jQuery
8 38 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (4.58%) Web Services
10 28 (3.77%) CSS3
10 28 (3.77%) HTML5
11 25 (3.36%) WCF
12 24 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 19 (2.56%) Entity Framework
14 17 (2.29%) Ajax
15 15 (2.02%) MDX
16 14 (1.88%) WPF
17 13 (1.75%) Adobe AIR
17 13 (1.75%) LESS
17 13 (1.75%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 27 (3.63%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.36%) Clustering
5 20 (2.69%) Replication
6 19 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.42%) Mobile App
8 16 (2.15%) User Experience
9 14 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.48%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.48%) HP StoreVirtual
10 11 (1.48%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.21%) Fat Client
11 9 (1.21%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.08%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.08%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.94%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.81%) Public Cloud
15 5 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 277 (37.28%) Windows
2 151 (20.32%) Windows Server
3 60 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (7.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (5.25%) Windows 7
7 32 (4.31%) Windows 8
8 27 (3.63%) Windows 10
9 22 (2.96%) Windows 2000 Server
9 22 (2.96%) Windows XP
10 20 (2.69%) Android
11 18 (2.42%) Linux
12 9 (1.21%) Unix
12 9 (1.21%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.81%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.54%) CentOS
15 4 (0.54%) OpenVMS
15 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (11.98%) Business Intelligence
2 81 (10.90%) CRM
3 77 (10.36%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (9.15%) Project Management
5 61 (8.21%) ITIL
6 59 (7.94%) MVC
7 42 (5.65%) ERP
8 41 (5.52%) Time Management
9 40 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 40 (5.38%) ETL
10 38 (5.11%) Presales
11 36 (4.85%) SDLC
12 35 (4.71%) PRINCE2
13 34 (4.58%) Change Management
13 34 (4.58%) Scrum
14 31 (4.17%) Migration
15 30 (4.04%) Risk Management
15 30 (4.04%) Web Development
16 28 (3.77%) Business Analysis
17 25 (3.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 234 (31.49%) SQL
2 126 (16.96%) C#
3 68 (9.15%) JavaScript
4 55 (7.40%) T-SQL
5 35 (4.71%) VB.NET
6 29 (3.90%) PowerShell
7 22 (2.96%) C
8 20 (2.69%) VB
9 12 (1.62%) Java
10 9 (1.21%) PHP
10 9 (1.21%) Ruby
11 8 (1.08%) Python
11 8 (1.08%) VB6
12 6 (0.81%) C++
13 4 (0.54%) KiXtart
13 4 (0.54%) VBA
13 4 (0.54%) X++
14 3 (0.40%) XAML
15 2 (0.27%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 104 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (8.08%) Degree
3 55 (7.40%) MCSE
4 39 (5.25%) Security Cleared
5 33 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 32 (4.31%) MCSA
7 27 (3.63%) ISEB
8 26 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (2.69%) CCNA
10 19 (2.56%) CCNP
10 19 (2.56%) MCTS
10 19 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (2.42%) MCITP
11 18 (2.42%) MCP
12 15 (2.02%) MCSD
13 13 (1.75%) MCAD
14 11 (1.48%) ISTQB
15 9 (1.21%) CISM
15 9 (1.21%) CISSP
16 6 (0.81%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.44%) SLA
2 25 (3.36%) QA
3 13 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.67%) P3O
System Software
1 177 (23.82%) Active Directory
2 81 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (9.96%) Hyper-V
4 33 (4.44%) XenApp
5 23 (3.10%) vSphere
6 17 (2.29%) XenDesktop
7 12 (1.62%) Terminal Services
7 12 (1.62%) VMware ESX
8 11 (1.48%) Forefront TMG
9 10 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (1.08%) BitLocker
10 8 (1.08%) Firmware
11 7 (0.94%) XenServer
12 6 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.54%) UAG
15 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (6.19%) SCCM
2 30 (4.04%) SCOM
3 17 (2.29%) WSUS
4 11 (1.48%) SCVMM
5 10 (1.35%) Windows Intune
6 9 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.81%) OpenView
8 5 (0.67%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.67%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.67%) SCSM
9 4 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.54%) Dollar Universe
9 4 (0.54%) EdgeSight
9 4 (0.54%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.54%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.27%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 147 (19.78%) VMware
2 76 (10.23%) Citrix
3 72 (9.69%) Cisco
4 50 (6.73%) Oracle
5 41 (5.52%) NetApp
6 32 (4.31%) HP
7 25 (3.36%) SAP
8 20 (2.69%) Apple
8 20 (2.69%) SonicWALL
9 18 (2.42%) Adobe
10 15 (2.02%) EMC
11 12 (1.62%) IBM
11 12 (1.62%) Symantec
12 11 (1.48%) 3PAR
12 11 (1.48%) CheckPoint
12 11 (1.48%) Juniper
13 10 (1.35%) Avaya
13 10 (1.35%) Tableau
13 10 (1.35%) Veeam
14 9 (1.21%) Dell
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Fuel Card
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
HW Search & Selection
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Streamline Connections
Salary: £25000 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Market Rate Circa £300-£400
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CHM Recruit
Salary: From £33,250 to £35,000 per annum for full time
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £33,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £28000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Met Police
Salary: Circa £43,203 plus £3,501 location allowance
Posted: 10 days ago