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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 422 436 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.73% 21.59% 20.78%
As % of the Vendors category 37.98% 43.69% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 301 330 352
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
1111 998 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.68% 49.43% 46.87%
Number of salaries quoted 770 808 769
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £29,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 24 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 359 (42.33%) MS Excel
2 245 (28.89%) Windows
3 229 (27.00%) SQL
4 219 (25.83%) SQL Server
4 219 (25.83%) VMware
5 214 (25.24%) Active Directory
6 146 (17.22%) MS Office
7 141 (16.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 139 (16.39%) ITIL
9 131 (15.45%) .NET
10 113 (13.33%) MS Exchange
11 109 (12.85%) Data Centre
12 108 (12.74%) Finance
13 106 (12.50%) Windows Server
14 104 (12.26%) SLA
15 92 (10.85%) C#
16 91 (10.73%) Security Cleared
17 84 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
18 83 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
19 82 (9.67%) Citrix
20 79 (9.32%) WAN
21 77 (9.08%) Project Management
21 77 (9.08%) SC Cleared
22 76 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 76 (8.96%) LAN
22 76 (8.96%) ASP.NET
23 74 (8.73%) Cisco
23 74 (8.73%) Firewall
23 74 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 74 (8.73%) Degree

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
1 113 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 65 (7.67%) Skype for Business
3 55 (6.49%) SharePoint
4 46 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 45 (5.31%) IIS
6 32 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.83%) NetWeaver
12 7 (0.83%) SAS
12 7 (0.83%) WordPress
13 5 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.35%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.24%) Documentum
Applications
1 359 (42.33%) MS Excel
2 146 (17.22%) MS Office
3 28 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (2.83%) MS Visio
5 22 (2.59%) Spreadsheet
6 19 (2.24%) MS Project
7 4 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 40 (4.72%) Dynamics AX
2 30 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (3.42%) assyst
4 9 (1.06%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.47%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.24%) Pivotal CRM
8 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.12%) Maximo
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) Primavera
8 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.12%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 84 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (4.48%) Office 365
3 18 (2.12%) Mimecast
4 17 (2.00%) IaaS
5 16 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.18%) PaaS
8 8 (0.94%) SaaS
9 6 (0.71%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.71%) Yammer
10 5 (0.59%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.35%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 79 (9.32%) WAN
2 76 (8.96%) LAN
3 74 (8.73%) Firewall
4 43 (5.07%) VPN
5 42 (4.95%) DNS
6 36 (4.25%) DHCP
7 34 (4.01%) TCP/IP
8 23 (2.71%) SAN
9 21 (2.48%) NetScaler
10 20 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (2.12%) VLAN
12 17 (2.00%) Skype
13 15 (1.77%) VoIP
14 14 (1.65%) Network Security
14 14 (1.65%) Unified Communications
15 10 (1.18%) Internet
16 9 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (1.06%) SSL
17 8 (0.94%) IPsec
18 7 (0.83%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (25.83%) SQL Server
2 76 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 74 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (5.31%) Relational Database
5 43 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (4.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
10 18 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
11 17 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 14 (1.65%) Power BI
13 11 (1.30%) GIS
13 11 (1.30%) Spatial Data
14 10 (1.18%) OLAP
15 9 (1.06%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
17 7 (0.83%) DB2
17 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 61 (7.19%) Visual Studio
2 45 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.59%) Moq
3 5 (0.59%) MSTest
3 5 (0.59%) NUnit
3 5 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (0.35%) JIRA
4 3 (0.35%) Selenium
5 2 (0.24%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.24%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.24%) Maven
5 2 (0.24%) MorphX
5 2 (0.24%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.24%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.24%) Subversion
5 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 108 (12.74%) Finance
2 47 (5.54%) Retail
3 30 (3.54%) Marketing
4 28 (3.30%) French Language
5 22 (2.59%) German Language
5 22 (2.59%) Legal
6 21 (2.48%) Law
7 20 (2.36%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.12%) Telecoms
9 17 (2.00%) Banking
10 14 (1.65%) Automotive
11 10 (1.18%) Back Office
12 9 (1.06%) Advertising
12 9 (1.06%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.94%) Publishing
14 7 (0.83%) Local Government
15 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.12%) Games
16 1 (0.12%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 169 (19.93%) Analyst
2 144 (16.98%) Developer
3 65 (7.67%) Architect
4 63 (7.43%) Support Analyst
5 57 (6.72%) Consultant
6 51 (6.01%) IT Support
7 48 (5.66%) Support Engineer
8 45 (5.31%) .NET Developer
9 41 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 40 (4.72%) C# Developer
11 36 (4.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 36 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
12 33 (3.89%) Service Manager
13 32 (3.77%) Storage Engineer
14 30 (3.54%) Administrator
14 30 (3.54%) Backup Engineer
15 29 (3.42%) SQL Developer
16 28 (3.30%) Technical Manager
17 27 (3.18%) Business Analyst
18 25 (2.95%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (15.45%) .NET
2 76 (8.96%) ASP.NET
3 63 (7.43%) HTML
4 52 (6.13%) CSS
5 38 (4.48%) jQuery
6 29 (3.42%) XML
7 28 (3.30%) .NET Framework
7 28 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (3.07%) MDX
9 19 (2.24%) Entity Framework
10 18 (2.12%) WCF
10 18 (2.12%) Web Services
11 16 (1.89%) WPF
12 15 (1.77%) HTML5
13 14 (1.65%) CSS3
13 14 (1.65%) JSON
13 14 (1.65%) LINQ
14 13 (1.53%) WinForms
15 12 (1.42%) Ajax
15 12 (1.42%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 109 (12.85%) Data Centre
2 69 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 33 (3.89%) Computer Science
6 28 (3.30%) Clustering
7 22 (2.59%) Mobile App
8 19 (2.24%) Virtual Team
9 15 (1.77%) Blackberry
9 15 (1.77%) Fat Client
9 15 (1.77%) Thin Client
10 14 (1.65%) Algorithms
10 14 (1.65%) Replication
11 11 (1.30%) Mathematics
11 11 (1.30%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
13 9 (1.06%) User Experience
14 7 (0.83%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (0.83%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 245 (28.89%) Windows
2 106 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 57 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (5.42%) Windows 7
5 45 (5.31%) Windows 8
6 32 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (2.95%) Android
8 24 (2.83%) Apple iOS
8 24 (2.83%) Windows XP
9 22 (2.59%) Windows 10
10 16 (1.89%) Unix
11 15 (1.77%) Linux
11 15 (1.77%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (0.71%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.59%) HPUX
15 3 (0.35%) CentOS
16 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (16.39%) ITIL
2 77 (9.08%) Project Management
3 71 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
4 59 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 58 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (5.78%) Change Management
6 49 (5.78%) Service Delivery
6 49 (5.78%) Time Management
7 47 (5.54%) Mentoring
8 42 (4.95%) MVC
8 42 (4.95%) Presales
9 41 (4.83%) CRM
10 40 (4.72%) PRINCE2
11 36 (4.25%) Validation
12 34 (4.01%) ETL
12 34 (4.01%) Web Development
13 33 (3.89%) Data Modelling
14 29 (3.42%) Coaching
14 29 (3.42%) Migration
15 28 (3.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 229 (27.00%) SQL
2 92 (10.85%) C#
3 69 (8.14%) JavaScript
4 64 (7.55%) T-SQL
5 36 (4.25%) C
6 28 (3.30%) PowerShell
6 28 (3.30%) VB.NET
7 17 (2.00%) Java
8 13 (1.53%) VB
9 5 (0.59%) PHP
10 4 (0.47%) XAML
11 2 (0.24%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.24%) Perl
11 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.24%) VB6
11 2 (0.24%) VBA
11 2 (0.24%) X++
12 1 (0.12%) ABAP
12 1 (0.12%) F#
12 1 (0.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 91 (10.73%) Security Cleared
2 83 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (9.08%) SC Cleared
4 74 (8.73%) Degree
5 52 (6.13%) MCSE
6 24 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (2.71%) CCNA
7 23 (2.71%) MCITP
7 23 (2.71%) MCSA
8 19 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (2.12%) MCTS
10 17 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (1.89%) CCNP
11 16 (1.89%) ISEB
12 11 (1.30%) ISTQB
13 10 (1.18%) MCSD
13 10 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (1.06%) MCP
15 8 (0.94%) CISSP
16 7 (0.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (12.26%) SLA
2 34 (4.01%) QA
3 14 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.35%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.24%) COBIT
8 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 214 (25.24%) Active Directory
2 141 (16.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (8.37%) Hyper-V
4 42 (4.95%) XenApp
5 32 (3.77%) vSphere
6 23 (2.71%) XenDesktop
7 22 (2.59%) VMware ESX
8 16 (1.89%) Firmware
9 15 (1.77%) VMware Workstation
10 13 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.59%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.47%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.47%) XenServer
14 3 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.24%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 48 (5.66%) SCOM
2 32 (3.77%) SCCM
3 22 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 15 (1.77%) Backup Exec
4 15 (1.77%) NetBackup
5 13 (1.53%) EdgeSight
6 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (0.83%) WSUS
8 6 (0.71%) OpenView
9 4 (0.47%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
10 3 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.24%) TIBCO Hawk
11 2 (0.24%) vMotion
11 2 (0.24%) vRealize
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 219 (25.83%) VMware
2 82 (9.67%) Citrix
3 74 (8.73%) Cisco
4 64 (7.55%) Symantec
5 45 (5.31%) IBM
6 43 (5.07%) Oracle
7 31 (3.66%) NetApp
8 22 (2.59%) EMC
9 21 (2.48%) HP
9 21 (2.48%) SAP
10 20 (2.36%) SonicWALL
11 16 (1.89%) 3PAR
12 15 (1.77%) Veeam
13 14 (1.65%) AppSense
13 14 (1.65%) Avaya
14 13 (1.53%) ServiceNow
15 12 (1.42%) Google
16 10 (1.18%) Cognos
16 10 (1.18%) Juniper
17 9 (1.06%) Adobe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Full package on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + pension, holidays, discounts, childcare vouchers
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum, Benefits + Car, Phone, Laptop, Certified Tr
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22500.00 - £29850.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Streamline Connections
Salary: £25000 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum, Benefits Car, Phone, Laptop, Certified Trai
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22500.00 - £29895.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Car, Phone, Laptop, Certified Trai
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago