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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 501 407 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.30% 21.80% 18.10%
As % of the Vendors category 43.23% 45.02% 33.44%
Number of salaries quoted 332 344 328
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1159 904 1256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.96% 48.42% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 739 767 1051
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,189 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 29 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 388 (41.63%) MS Excel
2 275 (29.51%) Windows
3 253 (27.15%) Active Directory
4 244 (26.18%) VMware
5 223 (23.93%) SQL Server
6 216 (23.18%) SQL
7 178 (19.10%) MS Office
8 175 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 158 (16.95%) .NET
9 158 (16.95%) ITIL
10 148 (15.88%) Finance
11 135 (14.48%) MS Exchange
12 134 (14.38%) C#
13 128 (13.73%) SLA
14 126 (13.52%) Data Centre
15 118 (12.66%) Degree
16 111 (11.91%) Security Cleared
17 109 (11.70%) Windows Server
18 107 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
19 106 (11.37%) Citrix
20 101 (10.84%) Cisco
21 100 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
22 97 (10.41%) Microsoft Certification
22 97 (10.41%) JavaScript
23 93 (9.98%) SC Cleared
24 90 (9.66%) Firewall
25 88 (9.44%) Service Delivery
26 84 (9.01%) HTML
26 84 (9.01%) WAN
27 79 (8.48%) 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
1 135 (14.48%) MS Exchange
2 61 (6.55%) IIS
3 52 (5.58%) SharePoint
4 51 (5.47%) Skype for Business
5 41 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 41 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 26 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (1.39%) NetWeaver
10 10 (1.07%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.07%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.86%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.64%) CMS
14 5 (0.54%) Documentum
14 5 (0.54%) FileNet
14 5 (0.54%) JBoss
14 5 (0.54%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.32%) MindAlign
Applications
1 388 (41.63%) MS Excel
2 178 (19.10%) MS Office
3 69 (7.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.93%) MS Project
6 13 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.21%) InDesign
8 2 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 47 (5.04%) Dynamics AX
2 33 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (2.79%) assyst
4 13 (1.39%) Sentinel
5 9 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
6 7 (0.75%) Maximo
7 6 (0.64%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.21%) Pivotal CRM
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 107 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (6.87%) Office 365
3 26 (2.79%) SaaS
4 23 (2.47%) Mimecast
5 14 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.50%) Yammer
6 12 (1.29%) IaaS
7 11 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.97%) PaaS
9 7 (0.75%) GitHub
10 4 (0.43%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.43%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 90 (9.66%) Firewall
2 84 (9.01%) WAN
3 79 (8.48%) DNS
4 77 (8.26%) LAN
5 65 (6.97%) DHCP
6 44 (4.72%) VPN
7 37 (3.97%) TCP/IP
8 25 (2.68%) SSL
9 20 (2.15%) SAN
10 19 (2.04%) VLAN
11 16 (1.72%) Network Security
11 16 (1.72%) Skype
12 15 (1.61%) Wireless
13 14 (1.50%) Internet
13 14 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (1.39%) VoIP
15 12 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (1.07%) Unified Communications
17 9 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
18 8 (0.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (23.93%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (3.11%) Relational Database
6 22 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
8 18 (1.93%) SQL Server 2014
9 17 (1.82%) GIS
9 17 (1.82%) Spatial Data
9 17 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (1.50%) DB2
11 13 (1.39%) Power BI
11 13 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (0.97%) MySQL
12 9 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (0.86%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 30 (3.22%) Visual Studio
2 25 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.29%) JIRA
4 11 (1.18%) Selenium
5 8 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.86%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.86%) NCrunch
5 8 (0.86%) NUnit
6 5 (0.54%) Moq
6 5 (0.54%) MSTest
6 5 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (0.54%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.32%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (0.32%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.21%) Maven
8 2 (0.21%) ProC
8 2 (0.21%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 148 (15.88%) Finance
2 53 (5.69%) Retail
3 40 (4.29%) French Language
4 38 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 34 (3.65%) Marketing
6 33 (3.54%) German Language
7 32 (3.43%) Law
8 22 (2.36%) Banking
8 22 (2.36%) Publishing
9 18 (1.93%) Advertising
9 18 (1.93%) Automotive
9 18 (1.93%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.72%) Legal
11 14 (1.50%) Investment Banking
12 11 (1.18%) Retail Banking
13 10 (1.07%) Local Government
14 8 (0.86%) Back Office
15 5 (0.54%) Swedish Language
16 3 (0.32%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 145 (15.56%) Analyst
1 145 (15.56%) Developer
2 90 (9.66%) Architect
3 88 (9.44%) Consultant
4 81 (8.69%) .NET Developer
5 79 (8.48%) IT Support
6 65 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 62 (6.65%) Support Engineer
8 59 (6.33%) C# Developer
9 56 (6.01%) Support Analyst
10 53 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
11 39 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
12 38 (4.08%) SQL Developer
13 33 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support
14 32 (3.43%) Administrator
15 31 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
16 29 (3.11%) IT Analyst
16 29 (3.11%) Technical Support
17 28 (3.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 27 (2.90%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (16.95%) .NET
2 84 (9.01%) HTML
3 76 (8.15%) ASP.NET
4 74 (7.94%) CSS
5 58 (6.22%) jQuery
6 39 (4.18%) .NET Framework
7 26 (2.79%) XML
8 23 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (2.36%) Ajax
10 20 (2.15%) Web Services
11 18 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (1.93%) Entity Framework
12 15 (1.61%) WinForms
13 14 (1.50%) HTML5
13 14 (1.50%) WCF
14 13 (1.39%) JSON
14 13 (1.39%) SAP Basis
15 12 (1.29%) AngularJS
16 11 (1.18%) CSS3
16 11 (1.18%) React
Miscellaneous
1 126 (13.52%) Data Centre
2 74 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (5.90%) Management Information System
4 54 (5.79%) Computer Science
5 33 (3.54%) NHS
6 31 (3.33%) Clustering
6 31 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.58%) Virtual Team
8 22 (2.36%) Blackberry
9 20 (2.15%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.93%) CMDB
10 18 (1.93%) Enterprise Storage
11 17 (1.82%) Mobile Computing
12 14 (1.50%) Mathematics
13 12 (1.29%) Replication
14 10 (1.07%) Freedom of Information
15 8 (0.86%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.86%) Visualisation
16 7 (0.75%) Private Cloud
17 6 (0.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 275 (29.51%) Windows
2 109 (11.70%) Windows Server
3 74 (7.94%) Windows 7
4 73 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (4.72%) Windows 8
7 42 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (3.33%) Linux
9 25 (2.68%) Windows 10
10 23 (2.47%) Unix
11 19 (2.04%) Apple iOS
11 19 (2.04%) Windows XP
12 18 (1.93%) Android
13 17 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
14 11 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.54%) HPUX
16 3 (0.32%) CentOS
16 3 (0.32%) Solaris
16 3 (0.32%) SUSE
17 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (16.95%) ITIL
2 100 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (9.44%) Service Delivery
4 78 (8.37%) Project Management
5 69 (7.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 68 (7.30%) MVC
7 63 (6.76%) Presales
8 59 (6.33%) CRM
9 58 (6.22%) PRINCE2
10 57 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
11 54 (5.79%) SDLC
12 49 (5.26%) Mentoring
13 48 (5.15%) Change Control
14 45 (4.83%) Migration
15 40 (4.29%) ERP
15 40 (4.29%) Incident Management
15 40 (4.29%) Service Design
16 39 (4.18%) Change Management
17 37 (3.97%) Validation
18 32 (3.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 216 (23.18%) SQL
2 134 (14.38%) C#
3 97 (10.41%) JavaScript
4 43 (4.61%) T-SQL
5 40 (4.29%) C
6 37 (3.97%) VB.NET
7 23 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.39%) Java
9 6 (0.64%) VB
10 5 (0.54%) C++
10 5 (0.54%) VBA
11 4 (0.43%) Python
12 3 (0.32%) Perl
12 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.32%) X++
13 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.11%) VB6
14 1 (0.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 118 (12.66%) Degree
2 111 (11.91%) Security Cleared
3 97 (10.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 93 (9.98%) SC Cleared
5 50 (5.36%) MCSE
6 37 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
7 28 (3.00%) MCP
8 27 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 24 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (2.58%) MCSA
10 21 (2.25%) MCSD
11 20 (2.15%) CCNA
12 18 (1.93%) LPIC
13 17 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
13 17 (1.82%) MCTS
14 14 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (1.39%) CCNP
15 13 (1.39%) ISEB
16 11 (1.18%) MCAD
17 10 (1.07%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (13.73%) SLA
2 41 (4.40%) QA
3 17 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (1.29%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.32%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.21%) COBIT
7 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 253 (27.15%) Active Directory
2 175 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (6.97%) Hyper-V
4 37 (3.97%) vSphere
5 31 (3.33%) Firmware
6 21 (2.25%) XenApp
7 17 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 17 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (1.72%) VMware ESX
9 13 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.64%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.54%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.43%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.32%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.32%) Sendmail
14 3 (0.32%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 62 (6.65%) SCCM
2 48 (5.15%) SCOM
3 26 (2.79%) Backup Exec
3 26 (2.79%) NetBackup
3 26 (2.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (0.64%) EdgeSight
7 4 (0.43%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.43%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.32%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.21%) TIBCO Hawk
9 2 (0.21%) vRealize
10 1 (0.11%) Casper Suite
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 244 (26.18%) VMware
2 106 (11.37%) Citrix
3 101 (10.84%) Cisco
4 64 (6.87%) Symantec
5 60 (6.44%) IBM
6 40 (4.29%) SAP
7 34 (3.65%) Oracle
8 27 (2.90%) NetApp
9 24 (2.58%) HP
10 20 (2.15%) EMC
11 18 (1.93%) Red Hat
12 15 (1.61%) Cognos
13 14 (1.50%) SolarWinds
13 14 (1.50%) Veeam
14 13 (1.39%) 3PAR
15 12 (1.29%) Adobe
15 12 (1.29%) Juniper
16 10 (1.07%) SonicWALL
17 9 (0.97%) CheckPoint
17 9 (0.97%) Google
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £20k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days hols
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Company + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Company + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £27500 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £28k - 34k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65 000 - £75 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita ITPS
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + plus bonus and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - 70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70 000 to £75 000 (+ competitive package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Codex
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, car, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago