The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Solihull region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 85 73 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 29.11% 25.80% 38.95%
As % of the Vendors category 56.29% 48.99% 62.28%
Number of salaries quoted 66 67 62
Average salary £38,000 £35,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.04% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,560 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
151 149 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 51.71% 52.65% 62.55%
Number of salaries quoted 93 109 99
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £43,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Solihull region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Solihull

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 67 (43.23%) .NET
2 62 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 59 (38.06%) SQL Server
4 56 (36.13%) Finance
5 51 (32.90%) C#
6 46 (29.68%) SQL
7 42 (27.10%) HTML
8 40 (25.81%) ASP.NET
9 36 (23.23%) MS Office
10 35 (22.58%) JavaScript
11 34 (21.94%) Windows
12 33 (21.29%) MS Project
13 32 (20.65%) Degree
14 30 (19.35%) Security Cleared
15 28 (18.06%) Visual Studio
16 27 (17.42%) Telecoms
17 26 (16.77%) CSS
17 26 (16.77%) XML
17 26 (16.77%) Project Planning
18 25 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (16.13%) Retail
18 25 (16.13%) SharePoint
19 24 (15.48%) Fujitsu
20 22 (14.19%) CRM
21 21 (13.55%) PRINCE2
22 20 (12.90%) Active Directory
23 19 (12.26%) Computer Science
23 19 (12.26%) SQL Server 2008
24 18 (11.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 16 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 25 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 14 (9.03%) IIS
3 12 (7.74%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (5.81%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.23%) Lync
5 5 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.58%) CMS
7 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.29%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 62 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 36 (23.23%) MS Office
3 33 (21.29%) MS Project
4 6 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.58%) SaaS
2 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.29%) Office 365
3 2 (1.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.39%) Internet
2 8 (5.16%) LAN
2 8 (5.16%) WAN
2 8 (5.16%) SAN
3 6 (3.87%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.87%) DNS
4 5 (3.23%) VPN
5 4 (2.58%) NAS
5 4 (2.58%) Firewall
6 3 (1.94%) Wireless
6 3 (1.94%) DHCP
7 2 (1.29%) FTP
7 2 (1.29%) Intranet
7 2 (1.29%) VLAN
8 1 (0.65%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (38.06%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (11.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (4.52%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.29%) MySQL
10 1 (0.65%) MS Access
10 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (18.06%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.52%) Subversion
4 3 (1.94%) MSI
General
1 56 (36.13%) Finance
2 27 (17.42%) Telecoms
3 25 (16.13%) Retail
4 4 (2.58%) Advertising
5 2 (1.29%) Games
5 2 (1.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (42.58%) Developer
2 35 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 25 (16.13%) Analyst
4 22 (14.19%) C# Developer
5 21 (13.55%) Project Planner
5 21 (13.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (12.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (12.26%) Software Developer
7 13 (8.39%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (7.10%) Project Manager
8 11 (7.10%) Consultant
9 10 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Programmer
9 10 (6.45%) Support Analyst
9 10 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
9 10 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (5.81%) Technical Support
11 8 (5.16%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (5.16%) Technical Support Analyst
11 8 (5.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (43.23%) .NET
2 42 (27.10%) HTML
3 40 (25.81%) ASP.NET
4 26 (16.77%) CSS
4 26 (16.77%) XML
5 14 (9.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 12 (7.74%) WCF
6 12 (7.74%) WPF
6 12 (7.74%) HTML5
7 11 (7.10%) Silverlight
7 11 (7.10%) MDX
8 10 (6.45%) Web Services
9 6 (3.87%) Ajax
9 6 (3.87%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.23%) XSD
10 5 (3.23%) XSL
10 5 (3.23%) jQuery
10 5 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (3.23%) Sass
10 5 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.87%) iPhone
2 6 (3.87%) iPad
3 4 (2.58%) Clustering
3 4 (2.58%) PKI
3 4 (2.58%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.94%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.29%) DTV
6 1 (0.65%) GIS
6 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.65%) Open Source
6 1 (0.65%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.94%) Windows
2 15 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (8.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (5.81%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.52%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.58%) Android
7 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.65%) UNIX
7 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.77%) Project Planning
2 25 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.19%) CRM
4 21 (13.55%) PRINCE2
5 13 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (7.74%) E-Commerce
7 11 (7.10%) Software Engineering
8 10 (6.45%) Project Management
8 10 (6.45%) MVC
9 9 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.81%) Waterfall
10 7 (4.52%) ITIL
11 6 (3.87%) Data Modelling
11 6 (3.87%) B2B
11 6 (3.87%) Business Analysis
11 6 (3.87%) Workflow
11 6 (3.87%) Scrum
11 6 (3.87%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.87%) Time Management
11 6 (3.87%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.90%) C#
2 46 (29.68%) SQL
3 35 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 15 (9.68%) VB.NET
5 13 (8.39%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.16%) VB
7 7 (4.52%) VB6
8 5 (3.23%) XPath
9 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (20.65%) Degree
2 30 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 16 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.52%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.87%) MCP
6 4 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.58%) MCTS
7 3 (1.94%) HND
7 3 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) ISEB
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.65%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) SLA
2 3 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 20 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.81%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.87%) XenApp
4 5 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.94%) vSphere
7 2 (1.29%) NFS
7 2 (1.29%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (8.39%) SCCM
2 8 (5.16%) SCOM
3 2 (1.29%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.65%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 24 (15.48%) Fujitsu
2 12 (7.74%) Oracle
3 11 (7.10%) Citrix
4 8 (5.16%) VMware
5 6 (3.87%) Apple
6 4 (2.58%) AppSense
6 4 (2.58%) HP
6 4 (2.58%) Dell
6 4 (2.58%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.58%) Cisco
6 4 (2.58%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.29%) Trayport
7 2 (1.29%) Veritas
7 2 (1.29%) IBM
7 2 (1.29%) Remedy
7 2 (1.29%) BMC
8 1 (0.65%) NetApp
8 1 (0.65%) Symantec
8 1 (0.65%) McAfee
8 1 (0.65%) MKS
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ARM Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago