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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 429 399 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.13% 22.50% 19.72%
As % of the Vendors category 38.93% 47.16% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 316 309 327
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
1102 846 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.58% 47.72% 47.00%
Number of salaries quoted 803 664 757
Median salary £43,500 £39,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 24 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 350 (42.22%) MS Excel
2 247 (29.79%) Windows
3 242 (29.19%) SQL
4 223 (26.90%) SQL Server
5 214 (25.81%) VMware
6 205 (24.73%) Active Directory
7 144 (17.37%) .NET
8 134 (16.16%) MS Office
9 133 (16.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 119 (14.35%) Windows Server
11 116 (13.99%) ITIL
12 110 (13.27%) MS Exchange
13 100 (12.06%) Finance
14 98 (11.82%) Data Centre
15 96 (11.58%) C#
16 89 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
17 88 (10.62%) Citrix
18 85 (10.25%) ASP.NET
18 85 (10.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 84 (10.13%) SLA
20 82 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 81 (9.77%) LAN
22 80 (9.65%) WAN
23 77 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
23 77 (9.29%) Project Management
23 77 (9.29%) Security Cleared
24 75 (9.05%) Cisco
25 70 (8.44%) Hyper-V
25 70 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
26 65 (7.84%) Visual Studio

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
1 110 (13.27%) MS Exchange
2 57 (6.88%) Skype for Business
3 52 (6.27%) SharePoint
4 45 (5.43%) IIS
5 40 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 25 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (1.45%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.97%) WordPress
12 7 (0.84%) SAS
13 6 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.36%) CMS
14 3 (0.36%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.24%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 350 (42.22%) MS Excel
2 134 (16.16%) MS Office
3 26 (3.14%) MS Visio
4 21 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (1.93%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 43 (5.19%) Dynamics AX
2 37 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (3.14%) assyst
4 16 (1.93%) Dynamics NAV
5 14 (1.69%) Dynamics GP
6 7 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle ASCP
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.24%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.12%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (4.34%) Office 365
3 16 (1.93%) IaaS
4 15 (1.81%) Mimecast
5 14 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.21%) SaaS
7 9 (1.09%) PaaS
8 8 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.72%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.60%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 81 (9.77%) LAN
2 80 (9.65%) WAN
3 64 (7.72%) Firewall
4 37 (4.46%) DNS
4 37 (4.46%) VPN
5 31 (3.74%) DHCP
5 31 (3.74%) TCP/IP
6 29 (3.50%) SAN
7 24 (2.90%) NetScaler
8 18 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (2.05%) VoIP
10 16 (1.93%) VLAN
11 15 (1.81%) Unified Communications
12 14 (1.69%) Network Security
13 11 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (1.21%) IPv4
15 9 (1.09%) Skype
16 8 (0.97%) Cisco IPT
16 8 (0.97%) Internet
16 8 (0.97%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (26.90%) SQL Server
2 85 (10.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 82 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 41 (4.95%) Relational Database
6 38 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 21 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (1.93%) Power BI
11 16 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (1.09%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.97%) MySQL
15 7 (0.84%) GIS
15 7 (0.84%) OLAP
16 6 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (0.72%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 65 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 47 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.60%) Moq
3 5 (0.60%) MSTest
3 5 (0.60%) NUnit
3 5 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (0.36%) Selenium
5 2 (0.24%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.24%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.24%) Maven
5 2 (0.24%) MorphX
5 2 (0.24%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.24%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.24%) Subversion
5 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.12%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 100 (12.06%) Finance
2 37 (4.46%) Retail
3 24 (2.90%) Law
4 23 (2.77%) Marketing
5 22 (2.65%) French Language
5 22 (2.65%) Legal
6 19 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.81%) German Language
9 12 (1.45%) Banking
10 11 (1.33%) Automotive
11 7 (0.84%) Local Government
12 6 (0.72%) Back Office
12 6 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.72%) Publishing
13 5 (0.60%) Advertising
14 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 162 (19.54%) Analyst
2 153 (18.46%) Developer
3 58 (7.00%) Architect
4 56 (6.76%) Support Analyst
5 53 (6.39%) Consultant
6 52 (6.27%) .NET Developer
7 47 (5.67%) Support Engineer
8 42 (5.07%) C# Developer
9 40 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 39 (4.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 39 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 39 (4.70%) IT Support
11 35 (4.22%) Administrator
12 30 (3.62%) Service Manager
13 29 (3.50%) Storage Engineer
14 27 (3.26%) Backup Engineer
14 27 (3.26%) Business Analyst
14 27 (3.26%) SSRS Developer
15 26 (3.14%) Applications Support
15 26 (3.14%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (17.37%) .NET
2 85 (10.25%) ASP.NET
3 54 (6.51%) HTML
4 46 (5.55%) CSS
5 35 (4.22%) jQuery
6 32 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (3.74%) XML
8 28 (3.38%) .NET Framework
9 27 (3.26%) MDX
10 23 (2.77%) WCF
11 21 (2.53%) Entity Framework
12 19 (2.29%) HTML5
13 18 (2.17%) Web Services
13 18 (2.17%) WPF
14 17 (2.05%) CSS3
15 16 (1.93%) LINQ
16 15 (1.81%) JSON
17 13 (1.57%) AngularJS
17 13 (1.57%) WinForms
18 12 (1.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 98 (11.82%) Data Centre
2 62 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 30 (3.62%) Mobile App
6 27 (3.26%) Computer Science
7 25 (3.02%) Clustering
8 18 (2.17%) Replication
9 15 (1.81%) Fat Client
9 15 (1.81%) Thin Client
10 11 (1.33%) Mathematics
10 11 (1.33%) User Experience
11 10 (1.21%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
12 8 (0.97%) Blackberry
12 8 (0.97%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.97%) Handset
12 8 (0.97%) Physics
12 8 (0.97%) Statistics
13 7 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 247 (29.79%) Windows
2 119 (14.35%) Windows Server
3 60 (7.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (5.31%) Windows 7
5 43 (5.19%) Windows 8
6 35 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (3.26%) Android
8 22 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (2.65%) Windows XP
9 21 (2.53%) Windows 10
10 18 (2.17%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.81%) Windows 2000 Server
12 13 (1.57%) Linux
13 10 (1.21%) Unix
14 6 (0.72%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.36%) HPUX
17 2 (0.24%) CentOS
17 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (13.99%) ITIL
2 77 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (9.29%) Project Management
3 64 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (6.88%) Time Management
5 51 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 47 (5.67%) Change Management
6 47 (5.67%) Mentoring
7 45 (5.43%) CRM
7 45 (5.43%) MVC
8 44 (5.31%) PRINCE2
9 38 (4.58%) Service Delivery
10 36 (4.34%) Data Modelling
10 36 (4.34%) Presales
11 35 (4.22%) Migration
12 34 (4.10%) ETL
13 31 (3.74%) Validation
14 30 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (3.50%) Web Development
16 27 (3.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 242 (29.19%) SQL
2 96 (11.58%) C#
3 65 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 64 (7.72%) T-SQL
5 36 (4.34%) C
6 30 (3.62%) PowerShell
7 27 (3.26%) VB.NET
8 16 (1.93%) VB
9 15 (1.81%) Java
10 5 (0.60%) PHP
11 4 (0.48%) XAML
12 3 (0.36%) VB6
13 2 (0.24%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.24%) X++
13 2 (0.24%) XPath
13 2 (0.24%) XQuery
14 1 (0.12%) ABAP
14 1 (0.12%) F#
14 1 (0.12%) KiXtart
14 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (9.29%) Security Cleared
3 63 (7.60%) Degree
4 62 (7.48%) SC Cleared
5 58 (7.00%) MCSE
6 31 (3.74%) MCSA
7 27 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (2.65%) CCNA
8 22 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (2.53%) MCITP
10 19 (2.29%) CCNP
11 14 (1.69%) ISEB
12 12 (1.45%) MCTS
13 10 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (1.09%) CISSP
14 9 (1.09%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (0.97%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.84%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (10.13%) SLA
2 34 (4.10%) QA
3 13 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.45%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.48%) P3O
7 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 205 (24.73%) Active Directory
2 133 (16.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (8.44%) Hyper-V
4 46 (5.55%) XenApp
5 33 (3.98%) vSphere
6 25 (3.02%) XenDesktop
7 21 (2.53%) VMware ESX
8 19 (2.29%) VMware Workstation
9 14 (1.69%) Firmware
10 13 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.72%) XenServer
12 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.60%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.36%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.12%) vCloud
15 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 42 (5.07%) SCOM
2 31 (3.74%) SCCM
3 19 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 15 (1.81%) Backup Exec
4 15 (1.81%) NetBackup
5 13 (1.57%) EdgeSight
6 8 (0.97%) WSUS
7 6 (0.72%) OpenView
8 5 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.48%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.48%) Windows Intune
10 3 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
11 2 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.24%) TIBCO Hawk
11 2 (0.24%) vMotion
11 2 (0.24%) vRealize
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.12%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.12%) SCSM
12 1 (0.12%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 214 (25.81%) VMware
2 88 (10.62%) Citrix
3 75 (9.05%) Cisco
4 60 (7.24%) Symantec
5 43 (5.19%) Oracle
6 42 (5.07%) IBM
7 39 (4.70%) NetApp
8 25 (3.02%) EMC
9 22 (2.65%) HP
10 19 (2.29%) 3PAR
10 19 (2.29%) SonicWALL
11 18 (2.17%) SAP
12 15 (1.81%) Avaya
12 15 (1.81%) ServiceNow
13 14 (1.69%) AppSense
14 13 (1.57%) Juniper
14 13 (1.57%) Veeam
15 12 (1.45%) Google
16 11 (1.33%) Xamarin
17 10 (1.21%) SolarWinds
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £120,000 + Generous Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bonus, bens, training
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £51000 - £52000 per annum + Car £5.700, 10% Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham
aap3
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits CAR, PHONE, LAPTOP, CERTIFIED TRAI
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Resource Solutions - Xerox
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30K - 38K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance / Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Midland Heart
Salary: £39,308 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Money Advice Trust
Salary: £ 23,220 per annum + pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + +Bonus +30 days holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Squire Patton Boggs
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £56000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago