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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 397 381 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.17% 20.34% 21.29%
As % of the Vendors category 45.79% 43.49% 36.77%
Number of salaries quoted 312 339 321
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
867 876 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.41% 46.77% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 687 759 810
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 29 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 273 (33.50%) MS Excel
2 264 (32.39%) Windows
3 259 (31.78%) SQL Server
4 254 (31.17%) SQL
5 251 (30.80%) .NET
6 229 (28.10%) C#
7 185 (22.70%) JavaScript
8 177 (21.72%) HTML
9 173 (21.23%) CSS
10 164 (20.12%) VMware
11 163 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 159 (19.51%) ASP.NET
13 134 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
14 133 (16.32%) SharePoint
15 117 (14.36%) MS Exchange
16 116 (14.23%) MS Office
16 116 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
17 110 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
18 102 (12.52%) jQuery
19 99 (12.15%) Finance
20 96 (11.78%) MVC
21 95 (11.66%) .NET Framework
21 95 (11.66%) Hyper-V
22 90 (11.04%) Citrix
23 88 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
24 83 (10.18%) Degree
25 81 (9.94%) Cisco
26 78 (9.57%) Security Cleared
27 77 (9.45%) Visual Studio
28 74 (9.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 133 (16.32%) SharePoint
2 117 (14.36%) MS Exchange
3 49 (6.01%) IIS
4 48 (5.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (5.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 41 (5.03%) Lync
7 40 (4.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 30 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 24 (2.94%) Umbraco
9 24 (2.94%) SAS
10 23 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
11 20 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
12 18 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
13 17 (2.09%) CMS
14 16 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2000
15 13 (1.60%) Documentum
15 13 (1.60%) Alfresco
16 12 (1.47%) Apache
17 11 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 10 (1.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 273 (33.50%) MS Excel
2 116 (14.23%) MS Office
3 22 (2.70%) MS Project
4 13 (1.60%) SPSS
5 9 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.74%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.25%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 43 (5.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.86%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.49%) Sage ERP X3
4 4 (0.49%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.25%) Scribe Insight
6 2 (0.25%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.25%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.12%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.12%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.12%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.12%) Magento
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 56 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (6.50%) Office 365
3 8 (0.98%) SaaS
4 6 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (0.74%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.37%) Yammer
7 2 (0.25%) Symantec.cloud
7 2 (0.25%) Silverpop
7 2 (0.25%) IaaS
8 1 (0.12%) PaaS
8 1 (0.12%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 61 (7.48%) Firewall
2 51 (6.26%) LAN
2 51 (6.26%) WAN
3 37 (4.54%) SAN
4 36 (4.42%) DNS
5 27 (3.31%) Internet
6 26 (3.19%) TCP/IP
7 24 (2.94%) VPN
8 23 (2.82%) DHCP
9 18 (2.21%) Wireless
10 12 (1.47%) VLAN
11 10 (1.23%) Unified Communications
12 8 (0.98%) MPLS
12 8 (0.98%) IPsec
13 7 (0.86%) HTTP
14 6 (0.74%) NetScaler
14 6 (0.74%) 3G
15 5 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (0.61%) HTTPS
15 5 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (31.78%) SQL Server
2 74 (9.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 69 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (3.68%) MySQL
6 24 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (2.09%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.84%) QlikView
10 14 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
10 14 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (1.60%) Pentaho
12 12 (1.47%) MongoDB
13 10 (1.23%) MS Access
14 7 (0.86%) OLAP
14 7 (0.86%) RavenDB
15 6 (0.74%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.61%) Base SAS
16 5 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 77 (9.45%) Visual Studio
2 29 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (2.45%) Subversion
4 8 (0.98%) NUnit
5 6 (0.74%) MSTest
6 5 (0.61%) RequisitePro
7 4 (0.49%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (0.49%) Moq
7 4 (0.49%) JIRA
8 3 (0.37%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.37%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.25%) LSMW
10 1 (0.12%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.12%) Jasmine
General
1 99 (12.15%) Finance
2 42 (5.15%) Retail
3 30 (3.68%) Manufacturing
4 19 (2.33%) Advertising
5 16 (1.96%) Marketing
6 15 (1.84%) Publishing
7 13 (1.60%) Law
7 13 (1.60%) Legal
8 9 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.86%) Automotive
10 4 (0.49%) Games
10 4 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.49%) Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 256 (31.41%) Developer
2 108 (13.25%) Consultant
3 98 (12.02%) Analyst
4 93 (11.41%) .NET Developer
5 84 (10.31%) Architect
6 75 (9.20%) C# Developer
7 58 (7.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 55 (6.75%) Software Developer
9 43 (5.28%) Support Engineer
10 40 (4.91%) ASP.NET Developer
11 37 (4.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 32 (3.93%) Junior
13 29 (3.56%) Project Manager
14 28 (3.44%) Junior Developer
15 26 (3.19%) Technical Architect
16 25 (3.07%) SharePoint Consultant
17 24 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
17 24 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
18 23 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 23 (2.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (30.80%) .NET
2 177 (21.72%) HTML
3 173 (21.23%) CSS
4 159 (19.51%) ASP.NET
5 102 (12.52%) jQuery
6 95 (11.66%) .NET Framework
7 64 (7.85%) HTML5
8 62 (7.61%) XML
9 61 (7.48%) WCF
10 57 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (4.54%) Web Services
12 33 (4.05%) Entity Framework
12 33 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 32 (3.93%) WPF
14 28 (3.44%) Ajax
15 27 (3.31%) LINQ
16 25 (3.07%) CSS3
17 19 (2.33%) Silverlight
17 19 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
18 18 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.48%) Data Centre
2 55 (6.75%) Computer Science
3 54 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.07%) Blackberry
5 22 (2.70%) Clustering
6 19 (2.33%) Visualisation
7 15 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.84%) User Experience
8 11 (1.35%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.10%) Private Cloud
11 7 (0.86%) Statistics
11 7 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.74%) iPhone
13 5 (0.61%) Handset
13 5 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.49%) iPad
14 4 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
14 4 (0.49%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 264 (32.39%) Windows
2 88 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (5.40%) Windows 7
5 26 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (2.94%) Linux
7 15 (1.84%) Android
8 14 (1.72%) Windows XP
9 12 (1.47%) Windows 8
9 12 (1.47%) UNIX
10 11 (1.35%) Windows 2000
11 10 (1.23%) CentOS
12 7 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.37%) Solaris
14 3 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.25%) AIX
16 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (11.78%) MVC
3 71 (8.71%) CRM
4 70 (8.59%) ITIL
5 67 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
6 66 (8.10%) Scrum
7 53 (6.50%) Project Management
7 53 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (6.26%) TDD
9 41 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (4.66%) Web Application Development
11 37 (4.54%) OO
11 37 (4.54%) Service Delivery
12 36 (4.42%) Business Analysis
13 30 (3.68%) Mentoring
13 30 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
14 29 (3.56%) Software Engineering
15 27 (3.31%) Migration
15 27 (3.31%) Document Management
15 27 (3.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 254 (31.17%) SQL
2 229 (28.10%) C#
3 185 (22.70%) JavaScript
4 64 (7.85%) T-SQL
5 49 (6.01%) VB.NET
6 40 (4.91%) PHP
7 33 (4.05%) VB
8 31 (3.80%) PowerShell
9 29 (3.56%) Java
10 18 (2.21%) VBScript
11 17 (2.09%) Python
12 15 (1.84%) C
13 13 (1.60%) R
14 11 (1.35%) VB6
15 10 (1.23%) VBA
15 10 (1.23%) C++
16 5 (0.61%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.49%) X++
17 4 (0.49%) Perl
18 3 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (10.18%) Degree
3 78 (9.57%) Security Cleared
4 61 (7.48%) SC Cleared
5 42 (5.15%) MCSE
6 36 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 34 (4.17%) CCNA
8 34 (4.17%) MCP
9 28 (3.44%) MCSD
10 27 (3.31%) MCTS
11 26 (3.19%) MCSA
12 21 (2.58%) MCITP
13 17 (2.09%) DV Cleared
14 16 (1.96%) MCAD
15 14 (1.72%) CCNP
16 8 (0.98%) CCA
16 8 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (0.98%) CISM
17 7 (0.86%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.42%) SLA
2 9 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.98%) QA
3 8 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 163 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 116 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (11.66%) Hyper-V
4 36 (4.42%) VMware ESX
5 31 (3.80%) vSphere
6 17 (2.09%) XenApp
7 15 (1.84%) Terminal Services
8 13 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.98%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.25%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.25%) vCloud
12 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (3.93%) SCCM
2 19 (2.33%) SCOM
3 11 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 10 (1.23%) SCDPM
5 9 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (1.10%) SCVMM
6 8 (0.98%) WSUS
6 8 (0.98%) Backup Exec
7 7 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (0.74%) SCSM
8 6 (0.74%) Nagios
9 5 (0.61%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.37%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.25%) Opsview
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Intune
11 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.25%) MOM
11 2 (0.25%) Foglight
Vendors
1 164 (20.12%) VMware
2 90 (11.04%) Citrix
3 81 (9.94%) Cisco
4 42 (5.15%) IBM
5 40 (4.91%) Oracle
6 37 (4.54%) SAP
7 36 (4.42%) NetApp
7 36 (4.42%) EMC
8 35 (4.29%) HP
9 24 (2.94%) Apple
9 24 (2.94%) Adobe
10 20 (2.45%) Cognos
11 19 (2.33%) Tableau
12 18 (2.21%) Symantec
13 14 (1.72%) Business Objects
13 14 (1.72%) Dell
13 14 (1.72%) Juniper
14 13 (1.60%) OpenText
14 13 (1.60%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.35%) Teradata
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, pension, bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JMP Consultants Limited
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago