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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 444 436 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.78% 21.27% 19.78%
As % of the Vendors category 39.33% 42.25% 39.72%
Number of salaries quoted 318 329 322
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
1129 1032 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.76% 50.34% 49.79%
Number of salaries quoted 758 846 812
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 372 (42.51%) MS Excel
2 262 (29.94%) Windows
3 229 (26.17%) VMware
4 226 (25.83%) Active Directory
5 216 (24.69%) SQL
6 206 (23.54%) SQL Server
7 162 (18.51%) MS Office
8 160 (18.29%) ITIL
9 155 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 133 (15.20%) .NET
11 130 (14.86%) MS Exchange
12 126 (14.40%) Finance
13 120 (13.71%) SLA
14 106 (12.11%) Data Centre
15 103 (11.77%) Windows Server
16 99 (11.31%) Security Cleared
17 97 (11.09%) Degree
18 96 (10.97%) Citrix
19 92 (10.51%) C#
19 92 (10.51%) Firewall
20 91 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
21 85 (9.71%) Cisco
22 84 (9.60%) Project Management
23 83 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
24 82 (9.37%) WAN
25 81 (9.26%) SC Cleared
26 77 (8.80%) LAN
26 77 (8.80%) Hyper-V
27 74 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
27 74 (8.46%) JavaScript

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
1 130 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 69 (7.89%) Skype for Business
3 62 (7.09%) SharePoint
4 50 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 48 (5.49%) IIS
6 46 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (1.94%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.14%) NetWeaver
11 10 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.57%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.57%) SAS
12 5 (0.57%) WordPress
13 4 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.46%) Documentum
13 4 (0.46%) FileNet
14 3 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 372 (42.51%) MS Excel
2 162 (18.51%) MS Office
3 39 (4.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (3.09%) MS Visio
5 22 (2.51%) Spreadsheet
6 19 (2.17%) MS Project
7 4 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 37 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
2 28 (3.20%) assyst
2 28 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (0.80%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.23%) Pivotal CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.11%) Maximo
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) Primavera
6 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 91 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (5.26%) Office 365
3 20 (2.29%) Mimecast
4 18 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (1.83%) IaaS
6 13 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.37%) PaaS
8 9 (1.03%) Yammer
9 6 (0.69%) SaaS
10 5 (0.57%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.46%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.34%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 92 (10.51%) Firewall
2 82 (9.37%) WAN
3 77 (8.80%) LAN
4 45 (5.14%) VPN
5 42 (4.80%) DNS
6 37 (4.23%) TCP/IP
7 34 (3.89%) DHCP
8 26 (2.97%) SAN
9 22 (2.51%) VLAN
10 21 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
11 19 (2.17%) Skype
12 18 (2.06%) NetScaler
13 16 (1.83%) VoIP
14 15 (1.71%) Network Security
15 14 (1.60%) SSL
16 13 (1.49%) Internet
17 12 (1.37%) Wireless
18 11 (1.26%) Unified Communications
19 10 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
20 8 (0.91%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (23.54%) SQL Server
2 59 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 24 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (1.71%) GIS
8 15 (1.71%) Spatial Data
9 14 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (1.14%) DB2
12 8 (0.91%) MySQL
12 8 (0.91%) Power BI
13 6 (0.69%) DTS
14 5 (0.57%) Informix
Development Applications
1 45 (5.14%) Visual Studio
2 40 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.69%) JIRA
4 5 (0.57%) Moq
4 5 (0.57%) MSTest
4 5 (0.57%) NUnit
4 5 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (0.46%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.34%) NCrunch
7 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.23%) Maven
7 2 (0.23%) MorphX
7 2 (0.23%) Selenium
7 2 (0.23%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.23%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.23%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.23%) Subversion
7 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 126 (14.40%) Finance
2 58 (6.63%) Retail
3 38 (4.34%) French Language
4 36 (4.11%) Marketing
5 31 (3.54%) German Language
6 25 (2.86%) Banking
7 24 (2.74%) Law
8 23 (2.63%) Legal
9 22 (2.51%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.94%) Investment Banking
11 16 (1.83%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.37%) Advertising
12 12 (1.37%) Automotive
13 11 (1.26%) Retail Banking
14 10 (1.14%) Publishing
15 7 (0.80%) Back Office
15 7 (0.80%) Local Government
16 3 (0.34%) Swedish Language
17 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
18 1 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 172 (19.66%) Analyst
2 127 (14.51%) Developer
3 78 (8.91%) Architect
4 71 (8.11%) IT Support
5 69 (7.89%) Consultant
6 66 (7.54%) Support Analyst
7 59 (6.74%) Support Engineer
8 46 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 43 (4.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 41 (4.69%) C# Developer
11 36 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
12 31 (3.54%) SQL Developer
13 30 (3.43%) Storage Engineer
14 29 (3.31%) IT Analyst
15 28 (3.20%) Administrator
15 28 (3.20%) Backup Engineer
15 28 (3.20%) Service Manager
15 28 (3.20%) Technical Manager
16 27 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support
16 27 (3.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (15.20%) .NET
2 73 (8.34%) ASP.NET
3 66 (7.54%) HTML
4 53 (6.06%) CSS
5 39 (4.46%) jQuery
6 25 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (2.63%) .NET Framework
8 20 (2.29%) XML
9 17 (1.94%) MDX
9 17 (1.94%) WCF
10 15 (1.71%) Entity Framework
10 15 (1.71%) WPF
11 13 (1.49%) WinForms
12 12 (1.37%) Ajax
12 12 (1.37%) AngularJS
12 12 (1.37%) JSON
12 12 (1.37%) LINQ
13 11 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (1.26%) HTML5
14 10 (1.14%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 106 (12.11%) Data Centre
2 74 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.37%) Management Information System
4 41 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 36 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (3.43%) Clustering
7 24 (2.74%) Virtual Team
8 22 (2.51%) Blackberry
9 18 (2.06%) Algorithms
10 17 (1.94%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.71%) Mobile Computing
12 13 (1.49%) Fat Client
12 13 (1.49%) Thin Client
12 13 (1.49%) Visualisation
13 12 (1.37%) Replication
14 11 (1.26%) Mathematics
15 8 (0.91%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.91%) CMDB
16 7 (0.80%) Chemistry
16 7 (0.80%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 262 (29.94%) Windows
2 103 (11.77%) Windows Server
3 60 (6.86%) Windows 7
4 57 (6.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (5.37%) Windows 8
6 39 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (3.31%) Apple iOS
9 27 (3.09%) Windows XP
10 26 (2.97%) Android
11 22 (2.51%) Linux
12 19 (2.17%) Unix
13 17 (1.94%) Windows 10
14 16 (1.83%) Windows 2000 Server
14 16 (1.83%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.69%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.57%) CentOS
16 5 (0.57%) HPUX
17 3 (0.34%) Solaris
17 3 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (18.29%) ITIL
2 84 (9.60%) Project Management
3 65 (7.43%) Service Delivery
4 62 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
6 55 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 52 (5.94%) Mentoring
8 51 (5.83%) Change Management
8 51 (5.83%) Presales
9 42 (4.80%) MVC
10 41 (4.69%) PRINCE2
10 41 (4.69%) Time Management
11 40 (4.57%) CRM
12 38 (4.34%) Validation
13 35 (4.00%) Coaching
14 32 (3.66%) Incident Management
15 30 (3.43%) Migration
15 30 (3.43%) Web Development
16 28 (3.20%) Change Control
17 27 (3.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 216 (24.69%) SQL
2 92 (10.51%) C#
3 74 (8.46%) JavaScript
4 52 (5.94%) T-SQL
5 35 (4.00%) C
6 27 (3.09%) VB.NET
7 23 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 19 (2.17%) Java
9 6 (0.69%) VB
10 5 (0.57%) PHP
11 4 (0.46%) Python
12 3 (0.34%) C++
12 3 (0.34%) Perl
12 3 (0.34%) X++
13 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.23%) VB6
13 2 (0.23%) VBA
13 2 (0.23%) XAML
14 1 (0.11%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 99 (11.31%) Security Cleared
2 97 (11.09%) Degree
3 83 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 81 (9.26%) SC Cleared
5 50 (5.71%) MCSE
6 26 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (2.74%) CCNA
7 24 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (2.63%) MCITP
9 21 (2.40%) ISEB
9 21 (2.40%) MCSA
10 18 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (1.49%) CCNP
11 13 (1.49%) ISTQB
12 12 (1.37%) MCTS
13 9 (1.03%) MCP
13 9 (1.03%) MCSD
13 9 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (0.91%) LPIC
15 7 (0.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (13.71%) SLA
2 35 (4.00%) QA
3 11 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.34%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.23%) COBIT
8 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 226 (25.83%) Active Directory
2 155 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (8.80%) Hyper-V
4 41 (4.69%) XenApp
5 35 (4.00%) vSphere
6 23 (2.63%) VMware ESX
7 21 (2.40%) Firmware
8 20 (2.29%) XenDesktop
9 13 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.46%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.46%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.34%) Sendmail
14 3 (0.34%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 46 (5.26%) SCOM
2 43 (4.91%) SCCM
3 24 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 20 (2.29%) Backup Exec
5 18 (2.06%) NetBackup
6 13 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
7 12 (1.37%) EdgeSight
8 9 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.57%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
11 3 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.23%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.23%) TIBCO Hawk
12 2 (0.23%) vMotion
12 2 (0.23%) vRealize
12 2 (0.23%) WSUS
13 1 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
13 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 229 (26.17%) VMware
2 96 (10.97%) Citrix
3 85 (9.71%) Cisco
4 64 (7.31%) Symantec
5 46 (5.26%) IBM
6 36 (4.11%) Oracle
7 30 (3.43%) NetApp
8 24 (2.74%) HP
9 23 (2.63%) SAP
10 22 (2.51%) EMC
11 21 (2.40%) SonicWALL
12 15 (1.71%) 3PAR
13 14 (1.60%) ServiceNow
14 13 (1.49%) AppSense
14 13 (1.49%) Juniper
14 13 (1.49%) Veeam
15 12 (1.37%) Red Hat
16 11 (1.26%) Avaya
17 10 (1.14%) Cognos
18 9 (1.03%) Google
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Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Company + Benifits
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Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + car allowance
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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VIQU
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Salary +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £51000 - £52000 per annum + Car £5.700, 10% Bonus
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Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
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Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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