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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 447 427 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.92% 21.37% 18.74%
As % of the Vendors category 40.64% 42.28% 35.16%
Number of salaries quoted 301 341 324
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
1100 1010 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.57% 50.55% 53.28%
Number of salaries quoted 683 860 947
Median salary £40,500 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.35% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,900 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 August 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 361 (41.21%) MS Excel
2 264 (30.14%) Windows
3 236 (26.94%) Active Directory
4 225 (25.68%) SQL
4 225 (25.68%) VMware
5 219 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 166 (18.95%) ITIL
7 158 (18.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 149 (17.01%) MS Office
9 143 (16.32%) .NET
10 136 (15.53%) Finance
11 132 (15.07%) MS Exchange
12 129 (14.73%) SLA
13 113 (12.90%) Degree
14 111 (12.67%) C#
15 108 (12.33%) Security Cleared
16 104 (11.87%) Data Centre
17 100 (11.42%) Windows Server
18 99 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
19 93 (10.62%) Citrix
20 92 (10.50%) Microsoft Certification
20 92 (10.50%) Firewall
21 91 (10.39%) SC Cleared
22 88 (10.05%) JavaScript
23 86 (9.82%) WAN
24 81 (9.25%) Project Management
25 79 (9.02%) LAN
26 78 (8.90%) Cisco
27 75 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
27 75 (8.56%) HTML

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
1 132 (15.07%) MS Exchange
2 62 (7.08%) Skype for Business
3 61 (6.96%) SharePoint
4 55 (6.28%) IIS
5 52 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 49 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 28 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 18 (2.05%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.48%) NetWeaver
12 10 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.68%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.57%) Documentum
14 5 (0.57%) FileNet
14 5 (0.57%) JBoss
14 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.46%) CMS
15 4 (0.46%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 361 (41.21%) MS Excel
2 149 (17.01%) MS Office
3 43 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (2.51%) MS Visio
5 19 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
6 18 (2.05%) MS Project
7 4 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.23%) InDesign
8 2 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 33 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
2 28 (3.20%) assyst
3 27 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (1.14%) Sentinel
5 9 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (0.57%) Maximo
7 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.23%) Pivotal CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.11%) Primavera
8 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 99 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (6.51%) Office 365
3 21 (2.40%) Mimecast
4 17 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (1.60%) IaaS
5 14 (1.60%) Yammer
6 13 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.26%) PaaS
8 7 (0.80%) SaaS
9 4 (0.46%) GitHub
9 4 (0.46%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.46%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.46%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 92 (10.50%) Firewall
2 86 (9.82%) WAN
3 79 (9.02%) LAN
4 55 (6.28%) DNS
5 46 (5.25%) VPN
6 45 (5.14%) DHCP
7 39 (4.45%) TCP/IP
8 25 (2.85%) SAN
9 24 (2.74%) VLAN
10 19 (2.17%) Skype
11 18 (2.05%) SSL
11 18 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (1.83%) NetScaler
13 15 (1.71%) Network Security
14 13 (1.48%) Internet
15 12 (1.37%) Wireless
16 11 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (1.14%) VoIP
18 9 (1.03%) IPsec
19 8 (0.91%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (3.65%) Relational Database
6 29 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (2.05%) GIS
7 18 (2.05%) Spatial Data
7 18 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (1.60%) DB2
9 14 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (1.48%) Power BI
11 10 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.91%) MySQL
13 7 (0.80%) MariaDB
13 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 30 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
1 30 (3.42%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.14%) Selenium
3 9 (1.03%) JIRA
4 7 (0.80%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.80%) NCrunch
4 7 (0.80%) NUnit
5 5 (0.57%) Moq
5 5 (0.57%) MSTest
5 5 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (0.57%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.34%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.34%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.23%) Maven
7 2 (0.23%) ProC
7 2 (0.23%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.23%) Subversion
7 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 136 (15.53%) Finance
2 59 (6.74%) Retail
3 41 (4.68%) French Language
4 35 (4.00%) Marketing
5 34 (3.88%) German Language
6 27 (3.08%) Law
7 25 (2.85%) Banking
8 23 (2.63%) Legal
9 18 (2.05%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.94%) Investment Banking
11 16 (1.83%) Manufacturing
12 15 (1.71%) Publishing
13 13 (1.48%) Automotive
14 11 (1.26%) Retail Banking
15 10 (1.14%) Advertising
16 8 (0.91%) Back Office
16 8 (0.91%) Local Government
17 4 (0.46%) Swedish Language
18 3 (0.34%) Multimedia
19 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 159 (18.15%) Analyst
2 134 (15.30%) Developer
3 83 (9.47%) Consultant
4 79 (9.02%) Architect
5 78 (8.90%) IT Support
6 64 (7.31%) Support Analyst
7 62 (7.08%) .NET Developer
8 61 (6.96%) Support Engineer
9 52 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 46 (5.25%) C# Developer
11 40 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
12 37 (4.22%) SQL Developer
13 32 (3.65%) Storage Engineer
14 31 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support
14 31 (3.54%) IT Analyst
15 28 (3.20%) Backup Engineer
15 28 (3.20%) Storage and Backup Engineer
16 27 (3.08%) Administrator
17 26 (2.97%) IT Engineer
18 25 (2.85%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (16.32%) .NET
2 75 (8.56%) HTML
3 71 (8.11%) ASP.NET
4 62 (7.08%) CSS
5 54 (6.16%) jQuery
6 31 (3.54%) .NET Framework
7 23 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (2.51%) XML
9 20 (2.28%) Ajax
10 16 (1.83%) Entity Framework
11 15 (1.71%) HTML5
11 15 (1.71%) WinForms
12 14 (1.60%) AngularJS
12 14 (1.60%) WCF
13 13 (1.48%) MDX
13 13 (1.48%) SAP Basis
14 12 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (1.37%) Web Services
15 11 (1.26%) React
16 10 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 104 (11.87%) Data Centre
2 75 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 48 (5.48%) Computer Science
5 34 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (3.42%) Clustering
7 27 (3.08%) Virtual Team
8 22 (2.51%) Blackberry
9 21 (2.40%) Algorithms
10 16 (1.83%) Mobile Computing
11 14 (1.60%) Replication
12 12 (1.37%) Mathematics
13 11 (1.26%) CMDB
14 10 (1.14%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.14%) Visualisation
15 9 (1.03%) Client/Server
15 9 (1.03%) Fat Client
15 9 (1.03%) Thin Client
16 8 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
17 7 (0.80%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 264 (30.14%) Windows
2 100 (11.42%) Windows Server
3 61 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (6.62%) Windows 7
5 45 (5.14%) Windows 8
6 43 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (3.20%) Apple iOS
9 26 (2.97%) Windows XP
10 25 (2.85%) Linux
11 24 (2.74%) Unix
12 23 (2.63%) Android
13 17 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
14 15 (1.71%) Windows 10
14 15 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.68%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.57%) HPUX
17 3 (0.34%) CentOS
17 3 (0.34%) Solaris
17 3 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (18.95%) ITIL
2 81 (9.25%) Project Management
3 73 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 72 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (6.62%) Presales
6 57 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
7 56 (6.39%) MVC
8 55 (6.28%) Mentoring
9 51 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 45 (5.14%) Change Management
11 43 (4.91%) CRM
12 40 (4.57%) Validation
13 35 (4.00%) Incident Management
13 35 (4.00%) Migration
13 35 (4.00%) PRINCE2
13 35 (4.00%) SDLC
13 35 (4.00%) Service Design
14 33 (3.77%) Change Control
15 32 (3.65%) Scrum
16 31 (3.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 225 (25.68%) SQL
2 111 (12.67%) C#
3 88 (10.05%) JavaScript
4 46 (5.25%) T-SQL
5 34 (3.88%) C
6 32 (3.65%) VB.NET
7 22 (2.51%) Java
8 20 (2.28%) PowerShell
9 6 (0.68%) VB
10 4 (0.46%) PHP
10 4 (0.46%) Python
11 3 (0.34%) C++
11 3 (0.34%) Perl
11 3 (0.34%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.34%) VBA
12 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.23%) X++
13 1 (0.11%) F#
13 1 (0.11%) VB6
13 1 (0.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 113 (12.90%) Degree
2 108 (12.33%) Security Cleared
3 92 (10.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 91 (10.39%) SC Cleared
5 51 (5.82%) MCSE
6 33 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
7 26 (2.97%) MCSA
8 21 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (2.28%) CCNA
10 17 (1.94%) MCITP
10 17 (1.94%) MCP
10 17 (1.94%) MCSD
11 15 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (1.60%) MCTS
13 12 (1.37%) CCNP
13 12 (1.37%) ISEB
14 11 (1.26%) LPIC
15 10 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
16 9 (1.03%) ISTQB
17 7 (0.80%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (14.73%) SLA
2 39 (4.45%) QA
3 10 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.34%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.23%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 236 (26.94%) Active Directory
2 158 (18.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 36 (4.11%) vSphere
5 35 (4.00%) XenApp
6 24 (2.74%) Firmware
7 21 (2.40%) VMware ESX
8 18 (2.05%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 14 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
10 13 (1.48%) VMware Workstation
11 12 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.46%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.34%) Sendmail
15 3 (0.34%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.34%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.23%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (5.37%) SCCM
2 45 (5.14%) SCOM
3 28 (3.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 25 (2.85%) Backup Exec
5 20 (2.28%) NetBackup
6 13 (1.48%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (1.14%) EdgeSight
8 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.68%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.46%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
13 2 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (0.23%) TIBCO Hawk
13 2 (0.23%) vRealize
14 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 1 (0.11%) SCDPM
14 1 (0.11%) SCSM
14 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 225 (25.68%) VMware
2 93 (10.62%) Citrix
3 78 (8.90%) Cisco
4 67 (7.65%) Symantec
5 54 (6.16%) IBM
6 41 (4.68%) Oracle
7 32 (3.65%) SAP
8 30 (3.42%) NetApp
9 23 (2.63%) EMC
10 22 (2.51%) HP
11 19 (2.17%) SonicWALL
12 15 (1.71%) 3PAR
13 13 (1.48%) Veeam
14 12 (1.37%) Cognos
14 12 (1.37%) Juniper
15 11 (1.26%) AppSense
15 11 (1.26%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.26%) SolarWinds
16 10 (1.14%) Kaspersky
16 10 (1.14%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
aap3
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excllent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + plus bonus and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days hols
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + pension, holidays, discounts, childcare vouchers
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston University
Salary: From £38,896 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits Company Car, Excellent Package, On
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gambling Commission
Salary: From £27,429 to £33,524 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000-£75,000 + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 basic + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 6 days ago