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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 323 400 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.01% 18.67% 23.80%
As % of the Vendors category 39.68% 42.96% 51.87%
Number of salaries quoted 239 336 397
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
814 931 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.40% 43.46% 45.89%
Number of salaries quoted 582 769 746
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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 27 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 429 (51.25%) MS Excel
2 237 (28.32%) Active Directory
3 229 (27.36%) VMware
4 205 (24.49%) Windows
5 188 (22.46%) SQL
6 183 (21.86%) MS Office
7 167 (19.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 161 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
9 154 (18.40%) SQL Server
10 151 (18.04%) .NET
11 144 (17.20%) C#
11 144 (17.20%) Data Centre
12 141 (16.85%) Citrix
13 136 (16.25%) Finance
14 120 (14.34%) ITIL
15 106 (12.66%) CRM
16 105 (12.54%) HTML
17 103 (12.31%) ASP.NET
18 102 (12.19%) JavaScript
18 102 (12.19%) Service Delivery
19 98 (11.71%) CSS
19 98 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
20 89 (10.63%) MS Exchange
21 85 (10.16%) Cisco
22 81 (9.68%) ERP
22 81 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
23 79 (9.44%) Microsoft Certification
23 79 (9.44%) MVC
24 78 (9.32%) Windows Server
24 78 (9.32%) Hyper-V

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 89 (10.63%) MS Exchange
2 36 (4.30%) IIS
3 33 (3.94%) SharePoint
4 27 (3.23%) Skype for Business
5 15 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (1.79%) Oracle UPK
6 13 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.72%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.60%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.48%) CMS
13 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.36%) SAS
13 3 (0.36%) WordPress
14 2 (0.24%) Apache
14 2 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.12%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 429 (51.25%) MS Excel
2 183 (21.86%) MS Office
3 65 (7.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (2.51%) MS Project
5 17 (2.03%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 53 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (4.18%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (1.79%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 15 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
3 15 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
3 15 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
3 15 (1.79%) SAP BPC
4 13 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.84%) assyst
6 6 (0.72%) Sentinel
6 6 (0.72%) Shopify
7 3 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.36%) Maximo
8 2 (0.24%) BPCS
8 2 (0.24%) Magento
9 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.12%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.12%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 98 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (7.77%) Office 365
3 43 (5.14%) SaaS
4 35 (4.18%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (0.84%) Mimecast
6 6 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.72%) IaaS
7 4 (0.48%) PaaS
8 3 (0.36%) GitHub
9 2 (0.24%) G Suite
9 2 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.93%) DNS
2 47 (5.62%) Network Security
3 45 (5.38%) DHCP
4 42 (5.02%) Firewall
5 35 (4.18%) LAN
6 32 (3.82%) WAN
7 25 (2.99%) TCP/IP
8 19 (2.27%) SSL
9 18 (2.15%) SAN
10 16 (1.91%) VPN
11 12 (1.43%) Wireless
12 11 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (1.19%) Skype
14 9 (1.08%) Unified Communications
15 8 (0.96%) VLAN
16 6 (0.72%) Internet
16 6 (0.72%) NAS
16 6 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
16 6 (0.72%) VoIP
17 5 (0.60%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (3.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 20 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
6 20 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.91%) Relational Database
8 16 (1.91%) SAP BW
8 16 (1.91%) SAP HANA
8 16 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (1.79%) MS Access
10 9 (1.08%) Big Data
10 9 (1.08%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.96%) QlikView
12 7 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.84%) MySQL
12 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 36 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (4.06%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.84%) Mercurial
5 6 (0.72%) Subversion
6 5 (0.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (0.36%) AppVeyor
7 3 (0.36%) JIRA
7 3 (0.36%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (0.24%) Selenium
8 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.12%) MSTest
9 1 (0.12%) NCrunch
9 1 (0.12%) NUnit
9 1 (0.12%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.12%) Xcode
General
1 136 (16.25%) Finance
2 58 (6.93%) Manufacturing
3 42 (5.02%) Retail
4 29 (3.46%) Advertising
5 28 (3.35%) Automotive
6 27 (3.23%) Publishing
7 22 (2.63%) Marketing
8 16 (1.91%) General Ledger
8 16 (1.91%) Local Government
9 15 (1.79%) Law
10 8 (0.96%) Games
10 8 (0.96%) Legal
11 7 (0.84%) Banking
11 7 (0.84%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.48%) Billing
12 4 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.24%) French Language
13 2 (0.24%) German Language
13 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 159 (19.00%) Developer
2 98 (11.71%) Analyst
3 94 (11.23%) Architect
4 68 (8.12%) .NET Developer
5 59 (7.05%) C# Developer
6 56 (6.69%) Consultant
6 56 (6.69%) Solutions Architect
7 48 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 41 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 40 (4.78%) Technical Manager
10 36 (4.30%) Support Engineer
11 34 (4.06%) Support Analyst
12 32 (3.82%) Senior Developer
13 28 (3.35%) IT Support
13 28 (3.35%) Operations Manager
14 27 (3.23%) Support Manager
15 26 (3.11%) 2nd Line Support
16 25 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
17 23 (2.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 21 (2.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (18.04%) .NET
2 105 (12.54%) HTML
3 103 (12.31%) ASP.NET
4 98 (11.71%) CSS
5 51 (6.09%) jQuery
6 44 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 39 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (3.82%) Entity Framework
8 32 (3.82%) HTML5
9 28 (3.35%) AngularJS
10 23 (2.75%) WCF
11 21 (2.51%) Web Services
12 20 (2.39%) CSS3
13 19 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (1.91%) Ajax
15 16 (1.91%) JSON
15 16 (1.91%) XML
16 13 (1.55%) WF
16 13 (1.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 144 (17.20%) Data Centre
2 57 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (6.09%) NHS
4 46 (5.50%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.87%) Enterprise Storage
6 20 (2.39%) CMDB
7 17 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.79%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
9 9 (1.08%) iPhone
9 9 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 8 (0.96%) Clustering
11 7 (0.84%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.72%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.72%) Fintech
12 6 (0.72%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.60%) Blog
14 4 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 205 (24.49%) Windows
2 78 (9.32%) Windows Server
3 62 (7.41%) Linux
4 60 (7.17%) Windows 7
5 53 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (3.11%) Unix
8 25 (2.99%) Windows 10
9 22 (2.63%) Android
10 19 (2.27%) Windows 8
10 19 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.31%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.96%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.72%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.36%) SUSE
14 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.24%) AIX
15 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (14.34%) ITIL
3 106 (12.66%) CRM
4 102 (12.19%) Service Delivery
5 81 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 81 (9.68%) ERP
6 79 (9.44%) MVC
7 61 (7.29%) PRINCE2
8 55 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (5.50%) SDLC
10 44 (5.26%) Presales
11 43 (5.14%) Logistics
12 40 (4.78%) Process Improvement
12 40 (4.78%) TOGAF
13 38 (4.54%) Mentoring
14 37 (4.42%) Scrum
15 36 (4.30%) Data Management
16 35 (4.18%) Line Management
16 35 (4.18%) Web Development
17 33 (3.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 188 (22.46%) SQL
2 144 (17.20%) C#
3 102 (12.19%) JavaScript
4 32 (3.82%) T-SQL
4 32 (3.82%) VB.NET
5 26 (3.11%) C
6 22 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 14 (1.67%) Java
8 10 (1.19%) VBA
9 9 (1.08%) C++
10 7 (0.84%) PHP
11 4 (0.48%) VBScript
12 3 (0.36%) Python
12 3 (0.36%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.36%) VB
13 2 (0.24%) X++
14 1 (0.12%) ABAP
14 1 (0.12%) Dart
14 1 (0.12%) R
14 1 (0.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 79 (9.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (8.12%) Security Cleared
3 59 (7.05%) Degree
4 47 (5.62%) SC Cleared
5 43 (5.14%) MCSE
6 42 (5.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 21 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (2.27%) MCSA
9 18 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
9 18 (2.15%) LPIC
10 16 (1.91%) ISEB
11 15 (1.79%) MCP
12 14 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (1.31%) ISTQB
13 11 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.96%) CCNA
14 8 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (0.72%) CISSP
16 5 (0.60%) MCSD
16 5 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (7.29%) SLA
2 27 (3.23%) QA
3 18 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 16 (1.91%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.36%) PMO
6 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 237 (28.32%) Active Directory
2 167 (19.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (9.32%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.15%) Firmware
5 17 (2.03%) VMware Workstation
6 12 (1.43%) XenApp
7 11 (1.31%) vSphere
8 10 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (1.08%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.96%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.60%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.60%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.48%) NFS
14 3 (0.36%) Docker
14 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.36%) XenServer
15 2 (0.24%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (7.05%) SCCM
2 37 (4.42%) SCOM
3 19 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 18 (2.15%) NetBackup
5 8 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.60%) EdgeSight
6 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.60%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.36%) Icinga
7 3 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.36%) Puppet
7 3 (0.36%) vRealize
8 2 (0.24%) WSUS
9 1 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.12%) DameWare
9 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.12%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 229 (27.36%) VMware
2 141 (16.85%) Citrix
3 85 (10.16%) Cisco
4 52 (6.21%) IBM
5 37 (4.42%) SAP
6 34 (4.06%) NetApp
7 31 (3.70%) Oracle
8 29 (3.46%) Symantec
9 27 (3.23%) EMC
10 24 (2.87%) HP
11 22 (2.63%) Red Hat
12 18 (2.15%) JD Edwards
13 17 (2.03%) 3PAR
14 14 (1.67%) Dell
15 13 (1.55%) Cognos
16 10 (1.19%) NEC
17 9 (1.08%) Apple
17 9 (1.08%) LANDesk
17 9 (1.08%) Veeam
18 7 (0.84%) Tableau
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Health care, Pension scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Global Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £36 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + Car + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum c£35k + Bonus - Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago