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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 3 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 358 357 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.74% 18.92% 26.42%
As % of the Vendors category 40.77% 42.05% 53.95%
Number of salaries quoted 256 323 450
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £59,700 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
878 849 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.97% 44.99% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 619 719 808
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £70,000 £65,000
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 20 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 438 (49.16%) MS Excel
2 271 (30.42%) Active Directory
3 268 (30.08%) VMware
4 243 (27.27%) Windows
5 215 (24.13%) SQL
6 199 (22.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 192 (21.55%) SQL Server
8 173 (19.42%) MS Office
9 166 (18.63%) Data Centre
10 161 (18.07%) .NET
11 158 (17.73%) Citrix
12 152 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
13 151 (16.95%) C#
14 134 (15.04%) Finance
15 128 (14.37%) ITIL
16 109 (12.23%) Service Delivery
17 108 (12.12%) MS Exchange
18 106 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
19 104 (11.67%) JavaScript
20 102 (11.45%) HTML
21 101 (11.34%) Windows Server
22 100 (11.22%) Cisco
23 99 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
23 99 (11.11%) ASP.NET
24 97 (10.89%) CRM
25 95 (10.66%) CSS
26 90 (10.10%) Hyper-V
26 90 (10.10%) Security Cleared
27 87 (9.76%) SLA
28 86 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement

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
1 108 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 51 (5.72%) IIS
3 36 (4.04%) Skype for Business
4 35 (3.93%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (1.12%) Oracle UPK
10 10 (1.12%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.67%) CMS
11 6 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.56%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.56%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.34%) JBoss
13 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.34%) WordPress
14 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 438 (49.16%) MS Excel
2 173 (19.42%) MS Office
3 68 (7.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.24%) MS Project
5 17 (1.91%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.22%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 51 (5.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (4.60%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (1.68%) assyst
4 13 (1.46%) SAP BPC
5 11 (1.23%) Sentinel
6 10 (1.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 10 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
6 10 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.79%) Maximo
8 6 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.67%) Shopify
9 3 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.22%) BPCS
10 2 (0.22%) Magento
11 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
11 1 (0.11%) Sage X3
11 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.11%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 106 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (7.86%) Office 365
3 38 (4.26%) SaaS
4 35 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.35%) Mimecast
6 11 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.67%) GitHub
9 5 (0.56%) IaaS
9 5 (0.56%) Yammer
10 3 (0.34%) PaaS
11 2 (0.22%) G Suite
11 2 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 83 (9.32%) DNS
2 65 (7.30%) DHCP
3 58 (6.51%) Firewall
4 49 (5.50%) Network Security
5 45 (5.05%) LAN
6 43 (4.83%) WAN
7 33 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 26 (2.92%) VPN
9 24 (2.69%) SSL
10 17 (1.91%) SAN
11 16 (1.80%) VLAN
12 12 (1.35%) Wireless
13 11 (1.23%) Skype
13 11 (1.23%) Unified Communications
13 11 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.79%) VoIP
15 6 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
16 5 (0.56%) BGP
16 5 (0.56%) Internet
16 5 (0.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 23 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
8 20 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (2.02%) Relational Database
10 14 (1.57%) SAP BW
10 14 (1.57%) SAP HANA
11 13 (1.46%) MySQL
12 12 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.23%) MS Access
14 9 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.79%) Power BI
15 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
16 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 39 (4.38%) Visual Studio
2 35 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.12%) Selenium
5 6 (0.67%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.67%) JIRA
5 6 (0.67%) Mercurial
5 6 (0.67%) NCrunch
5 6 (0.67%) Subversion
6 5 (0.56%) AppVeyor
7 4 (0.45%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (0.34%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.34%) NUnit
8 3 (0.34%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.34%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.22%) ProC
9 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
General
1 134 (15.04%) Finance
2 55 (6.17%) Manufacturing
3 41 (4.60%) Retail
4 35 (3.93%) Publishing
5 25 (2.81%) Automotive
6 23 (2.58%) Advertising
7 19 (2.13%) Marketing
8 18 (2.02%) Law
9 14 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.46%) Local Government
11 12 (1.35%) Legal
12 11 (1.23%) Banking
13 10 (1.12%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.67%) French Language
14 6 (0.67%) German Language
15 5 (0.56%) Games
16 4 (0.45%) Billing
16 4 (0.45%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.34%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 159 (17.85%) Developer
2 106 (11.90%) Analyst
3 94 (10.55%) Architect
4 80 (8.98%) .NET Developer
5 70 (7.86%) Consultant
6 65 (7.30%) C# Developer
7 59 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 55 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
9 48 (5.39%) C# .NET Developer
10 42 (4.71%) IT Support
11 41 (4.60%) Support Engineer
11 41 (4.60%) Technical Manager
12 34 (3.82%) Support Analyst
13 29 (3.25%) Operations Manager
14 28 (3.14%) Support Manager
15 25 (2.81%) Storage Engineer
15 25 (2.81%) Technical Specialist
16 24 (2.69%) ASP.NET Developer
17 22 (2.47%) 2nd Line Support
18 21 (2.36%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (18.07%) .NET
2 102 (11.45%) HTML
3 99 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 95 (10.66%) CSS
5 56 (6.29%) jQuery
6 51 (5.72%) .NET Framework
7 35 (3.93%) HTML5
8 32 (3.59%) Entity Framework
9 30 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (3.03%) AngularJS
11 23 (2.58%) XML
12 22 (2.47%) Ajax
12 22 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (2.47%) CSS3
12 22 (2.47%) Web Services
13 20 (2.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (2.13%) WCF
15 18 (2.02%) JSON
16 12 (1.35%) LINQ
17 11 (1.23%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 166 (18.63%) Data Centre
2 57 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.95%) NHS
4 46 (5.16%) Management Information System
5 31 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 29 (3.25%) Enterprise Storage
7 25 (2.81%) CMDB
8 16 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.68%) Clustering
10 14 (1.57%) Biometrics
10 14 (1.57%) Freedom of Information
11 13 (1.46%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.23%) Driving Licence
12 11 (1.23%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.12%) Private Cloud
14 9 (1.01%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.90%) iPhone
16 7 (0.79%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.79%) Statistics
17 6 (0.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 243 (27.27%) Windows
2 101 (11.34%) Windows Server
3 70 (7.86%) Linux
4 69 (7.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (7.07%) Windows 7
6 47 (5.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (3.70%) Unix
8 29 (3.25%) Windows 10
9 27 (3.03%) Windows 8
10 25 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (2.36%) Android
12 12 (1.35%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.12%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.67%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.34%) SUSE
16 3 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (14.37%) ITIL
3 109 (12.23%) Service Delivery
4 97 (10.89%) CRM
5 86 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 85 (9.54%) MVC
7 67 (7.52%) ERP
8 61 (6.85%) PRINCE2
9 56 (6.29%) SDLC
10 54 (6.06%) Presales
11 47 (5.27%) Business Intelligence
12 45 (5.05%) Mentoring
12 45 (5.05%) Project Management
13 42 (4.71%) Logistics
13 42 (4.71%) TOGAF
14 39 (4.38%) Migration
14 39 (4.38%) Scrum
15 37 (4.15%) Process Improvement
15 37 (4.15%) Web Development
16 34 (3.82%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 215 (24.13%) SQL
2 151 (16.95%) C#
3 104 (11.67%) JavaScript
4 37 (4.15%) T-SQL
5 36 (4.04%) C
6 35 (3.93%) VB.NET
7 28 (3.14%) PowerShell
8 16 (1.80%) Java
9 10 (1.12%) VBA
10 8 (0.90%) C++
11 6 (0.67%) PHP
12 4 (0.45%) VBScript
13 3 (0.34%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.34%) Python
13 3 (0.34%) VB
14 2 (0.22%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.22%) X++
15 1 (0.11%) ABAP
15 1 (0.11%) Dart
15 1 (0.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 99 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (10.10%) Security Cleared
3 73 (8.19%) Degree
4 63 (7.07%) SC Cleared
5 55 (6.17%) MCSE
6 39 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 29 (3.25%) MCSA
8 26 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (2.81%) MCP
10 23 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
10 23 (2.58%) LPIC
11 20 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (1.57%) ISEB
13 13 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (1.35%) CCNA
14 12 (1.35%) MCSD
15 11 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (1.12%) ISTQB
17 8 (0.90%) MCTS
18 7 (0.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (9.76%) SLA
2 33 (3.70%) QA
3 23 (2.58%) Disclosure Scotland
4 16 (1.80%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 271 (30.42%) Active Directory
2 199 (22.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (10.10%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.69%) Firmware
5 20 (2.24%) VMware Workstation
5 20 (2.24%) vSphere
5 20 (2.24%) XenApp
6 18 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
7 17 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 12 (1.35%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (1.01%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.79%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.67%) Terminal Server
11 6 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.45%) Docker
12 4 (0.45%) NFS
13 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.34%) XenServer
14 2 (0.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 69 (7.74%) SCCM
2 47 (5.27%) SCOM
3 27 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 23 (2.58%) NetBackup
5 17 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (0.90%) EdgeSight
7 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.67%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.34%) Icinga
10 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.34%) Puppet
10 3 (0.34%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.34%) vRealize
11 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.22%) WSUS
12 1 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
12 1 (0.11%) DameWare
12 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 268 (30.08%) VMware
2 158 (17.73%) Citrix
3 100 (11.22%) Cisco
4 64 (7.18%) IBM
5 47 (5.27%) SAP
6 45 (5.05%) Symantec
7 39 (4.38%) Oracle
8 37 (4.15%) NetApp
9 30 (3.37%) EMC
10 27 (3.03%) Red Hat
11 24 (2.69%) HP
12 20 (2.24%) 3PAR
13 16 (1.80%) Cognos
14 13 (1.46%) Dell
14 13 (1.46%) JD Edwards
14 13 (1.46%) Veeam
15 12 (1.35%) Apple
15 12 (1.35%) SolarWinds
16 9 (1.01%) Adobe
16 9 (1.01%) NEC
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham
Kingfisher Recruitment Specialists Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum 25 days holiday, training workshops and more
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: up to £65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £29433.00 - £31991.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 50000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Scheme & Flexible Hours
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Mereway Group of Companies
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20335.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago