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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 424 389 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.02% 19.76% 18.64%
As % of the Vendors category 41.53% 39.33% 33.78%
Number of salaries quoted 328 331 338
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1021 989 1113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.62% 50.23% 55.18%
Number of salaries quoted 849 848 986
Average salary £42,750 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 333 (40.27%) MS Excel
2 267 (32.29%) .NET
3 254 (30.71%) Windows
4 253 (30.59%) C#
4 253 (30.59%) SQL Server
5 251 (30.35%) SQL
6 176 (21.28%) HTML
6 176 (21.28%) JavaScript
7 162 (19.59%) ASP.NET
8 161 (19.47%) CSS
8 161 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
9 150 (18.14%) Active Directory
10 141 (17.05%) VMware
11 139 (16.81%) Finance
12 118 (14.27%) SharePoint
13 111 (13.42%) MS Exchange
13 111 (13.42%) Microsoft Certification
14 105 (12.70%) MVC
15 104 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 102 (12.33%) jQuery
17 95 (11.49%) Hyper-V
17 95 (11.49%) Visual Studio
18 91 (11.00%) .NET Framework
19 90 (10.88%) Degree
20 89 (10.76%) MS Office
21 85 (10.28%) Security Cleared
22 84 (10.16%) Scrum
23 83 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
24 82 (9.92%) T-SQL
24 82 (9.92%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 118 (14.27%) SharePoint
2 111 (13.42%) MS Exchange
3 50 (6.05%) IIS
4 47 (5.68%) Lync
5 37 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 29 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 22 (2.66%) SAS
8 22 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
10 16 (1.93%) Umbraco
11 15 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2000
12 13 (1.57%) CMS
12 13 (1.57%) Documentum
12 13 (1.57%) Alfresco
12 13 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (1.21%) Apache
14 10 (1.21%) WorkSite
15 8 (0.97%) Node.js
Applications
1 333 (40.27%) MS Excel
2 89 (10.76%) MS Office
3 29 (3.51%) MS Project
4 15 (1.81%) SPSS
5 12 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.73%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.48%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 37 (4.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.85%) SAP Business One
6 5 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.48%) SAP APO
7 4 (0.48%) SAP SCM
7 4 (0.48%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.48%) Sage ERP X3
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.24%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.12%) Sage 1000
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.12%) Cognos Controller
10 1 (0.12%) Pegasus Opera
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.12%) Summit
10 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 56 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (5.32%) Office 365
3 6 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.73%) SaaS
3 6 (0.73%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (0.60%) IaaS
5 4 (0.48%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.24%) Silverpop
6 2 (0.24%) Yammer
6 2 (0.24%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.12%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.77%) Firewall
2 39 (4.72%) WAN
3 38 (4.59%) SAN
4 37 (4.47%) LAN
5 30 (3.63%) DNS
6 26 (3.14%) TCP/IP
6 26 (3.14%) Internet
7 24 (2.90%) VPN
8 23 (2.78%) DHCP
9 16 (1.93%) Wireless
10 13 (1.57%) IPsec
10 13 (1.57%) VLAN
11 7 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.85%) HTTP
11 7 (0.85%) NetScaler
12 6 (0.73%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.73%) VoIP
12 6 (0.73%) 3G
13 5 (0.60%) IPv4
13 5 (0.60%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (30.59%) SQL Server
2 82 (9.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (3.63%) MySQL
6 28 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
9 22 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
10 18 (2.18%) OLAP
11 16 (1.93%) QlikView
12 15 (1.81%) Pentaho
12 15 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (1.45%) MongoDB
13 12 (1.45%) MS Access
14 11 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (1.33%) Relational Database
15 10 (1.21%) Oracle Database
16 9 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
17 8 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 95 (11.49%) Visual Studio
2 53 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (3.02%) Subversion
4 6 (0.73%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.60%) LSMW
5 5 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.60%) JIRA
5 5 (0.60%) NUnit
6 4 (0.48%) MSTest
6 4 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (0.48%) Moq
7 3 (0.36%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.24%) RequisitePro
8 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.12%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.12%) Hudson
General
1 139 (16.81%) Finance
2 62 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 53 (6.41%) Retail
4 35 (4.23%) Publishing
5 14 (1.69%) Legal
6 13 (1.57%) Marketing
7 11 (1.33%) Advertising
7 11 (1.33%) Law
8 9 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.09%) Automotive
9 5 (0.60%) Games
10 4 (0.48%) Billing
11 3 (0.36%) Local Government
11 3 (0.36%) Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 255 (30.83%) Developer
2 117 (14.15%) Consultant
3 95 (11.49%) Analyst
4 88 (10.64%) Architect
5 84 (10.16%) C# Developer
6 82 (9.92%) .NET Developer
7 67 (8.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 50 (6.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 49 (5.93%) Software Developer
10 47 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
11 33 (3.99%) Support Engineer
12 32 (3.87%) Project Manager
13 28 (3.39%) Junior
14 26 (3.14%) Technical Architect
14 26 (3.14%) Support Analyst
14 26 (3.14%) Microsoft Developer
15 25 (3.02%) Junior Developer
16 24 (2.90%) Graduate
17 23 (2.78%) Senior Developer
18 21 (2.54%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (32.29%) .NET
2 176 (21.28%) HTML
3 162 (19.59%) ASP.NET
4 161 (19.47%) CSS
5 102 (12.33%) jQuery
6 91 (11.00%) .NET Framework
7 68 (8.22%) HTML5
8 66 (7.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 65 (7.86%) WCF
10 63 (7.62%) XML
11 46 (5.56%) CSS3
12 43 (5.20%) WPF
13 37 (4.47%) Web Services
14 35 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 26 (3.14%) Entity Framework
16 25 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 23 (2.78%) AngularJS
17 23 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
18 22 (2.66%) WinForms
19 21 (2.54%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (7.98%) Computer Science
3 51 (6.17%) Data Centre
4 20 (2.42%) Visualisation
5 19 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 19 (2.30%) Blackberry
6 17 (2.06%) Clustering
7 14 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.57%) User Experience
9 12 (1.45%) Private Cloud
10 11 (1.33%) iPhone
11 9 (1.09%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.97%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.85%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.73%) iPad
15 5 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
15 5 (0.60%) LIMS
15 5 (0.60%) GIS
15 5 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 254 (30.71%) Windows
2 79 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (7.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (6.05%) Windows 8
5 44 (5.32%) Windows 7
6 36 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (2.42%) UNIX
8 19 (2.30%) Linux
9 17 (2.06%) Windows XP
10 11 (1.33%) Windows 2000
11 10 (1.21%) AIX
12 8 (0.97%) Android
13 6 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.73%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.60%) Solaris
14 5 (0.60%) CentOS
14 5 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (12.70%) MVC
3 84 (10.16%) Scrum
4 83 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
5 82 (9.92%) ITIL
6 73 (8.83%) TDD
7 72 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 66 (7.98%) Project Management
9 65 (7.86%) CRM
10 48 (5.80%) E-Commerce
10 48 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (4.72%) Migration
12 38 (4.59%) Mentoring
13 34 (4.11%) Change Management
14 32 (3.87%) SDLC
15 31 (3.75%) Configuration Management
15 31 (3.75%) Service Delivery
16 30 (3.63%) OO
16 30 (3.63%) Web Development
17 29 (3.51%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 253 (30.59%) C#
2 251 (30.35%) SQL
3 176 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 82 (9.92%) T-SQL
5 44 (5.32%) VB.NET
6 38 (4.59%) PowerShell
7 37 (4.47%) PHP
8 35 (4.23%) VB
9 30 (3.63%) Java
10 19 (2.30%) Python
11 17 (2.06%) VBScript
12 16 (1.93%) VB6
13 15 (1.81%) VBA
13 15 (1.81%) R
14 12 (1.45%) C
14 12 (1.45%) C++
15 7 (0.85%) Perl
16 6 (0.73%) ABAP
16 6 (0.73%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.48%) X++
Qualifications
1 111 (13.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (10.88%) Degree
3 85 (10.28%) Security Cleared
4 64 (7.74%) SC Cleared
5 32 (3.87%) MCSE
6 27 (3.26%) MCP
7 24 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (2.66%) CCNA
9 21 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (2.30%) MCITP
10 19 (2.30%) MCSD
11 18 (2.18%) DV Cleared
12 17 (2.06%) MCSA
13 15 (1.81%) CCNP
13 15 (1.81%) MCTS
14 14 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.97%) CISM
15 8 (0.97%) MCAD
16 7 (0.85%) CISA
17 5 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.59%) SLA
2 9 (1.09%) QA
3 7 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 150 (18.14%) Active Directory
2 104 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (11.49%) Hyper-V
4 34 (4.11%) VMware ESX
5 23 (2.78%) XenApp
5 23 (2.78%) vSphere
6 15 (1.81%) Terminal Services
7 12 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
8 11 (1.33%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (0.48%) XenServer
10 4 (0.48%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.36%) Xen
12 2 (0.24%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.24%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 42 (5.08%) SCCM
2 31 (3.75%) SCOM
3 15 (1.81%) NetBackup
4 13 (1.57%) Backup Exec
5 12 (1.45%) SCVMM
6 10 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (0.97%) SCDPM
9 6 (0.73%) WSUS
9 6 (0.73%) SCSM
10 5 (0.60%) Data Guard
10 5 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.60%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.48%) Nagios
11 4 (0.48%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.48%) Windows Intune
12 3 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.24%) MOM
13 2 (0.24%) Netcool
13 2 (0.24%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 141 (17.05%) VMware
2 77 (9.31%) Citrix
3 59 (7.13%) SAP
3 59 (7.13%) Cisco
4 53 (6.41%) Oracle
5 51 (6.17%) IBM
6 37 (4.47%) EMC
6 37 (4.47%) NetApp
7 36 (4.35%) Apple
8 33 (3.99%) HP
9 27 (3.26%) Cognos
10 22 (2.66%) Symantec
11 20 (2.42%) Dell
11 20 (2.42%) Tableau
12 16 (1.93%) Adobe
13 14 (1.69%) 3PAR
14 13 (1.57%) OpenText
15 12 (1.45%) Veeam
15 12 (1.45%) CheckPoint
16 11 (1.33%) SonicWALL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £34,600 to £40,000 per annum Car Allowance - £5,400, Fuel Card, M
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: 30K-40K + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum SALARY:£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £82000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago