The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 38 88 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 13.92% 32.00% 18.60%
As % of the Vendors category 31.67% 59.46% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 38 78 47
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,186 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £50,000 £42,500
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 Solihull region.

Vendors Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
120 148 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 43.96% 53.82% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 111 102 102
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 52 (61.18%) SQL Server
2 49 (57.65%) .NET
2 49 (57.65%) C#
3 43 (50.59%) HTML
4 38 (44.71%) JavaScript
5 36 (42.35%) ASP.NET
6 33 (38.82%) CSS
7 30 (35.29%) MS Excel
8 28 (32.94%) Windows
9 27 (31.76%) Visual Studio
9 27 (31.76%) SQL
10 24 (28.24%) MVC
11 21 (24.71%) jQuery
12 19 (22.35%) WCF
12 19 (22.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (20.00%) MySQL
15 16 (18.82%) VB
15 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (18.82%) PowerShell
16 15 (17.65%) .NET Framework
16 15 (17.65%) SharePoint
17 14 (16.47%) VMware
17 14 (16.47%) Degree
18 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
18 13 (15.29%) AngularJS
19 12 (14.12%) KnockoutJS
19 12 (14.12%) WPF
19 12 (14.12%) Silverlight
20 11 (12.94%) LINQ

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.94%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.24%) CMS
4 4 (4.71%) IIS
4 4 (4.71%) Apache
5 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.18%) Node.js
6 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS Office
3 4 (4.71%) MS Project
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.71%) Internet
1 4 (4.71%) VLAN
1 4 (4.71%) NetScaler
2 2 (2.35%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.35%) Firewall
2 2 (2.35%) LAN
2 2 (2.35%) DNS
2 2 (2.35%) SAN
2 2 (2.35%) DMZ
3 1 (1.18%) DHCP
3 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (61.18%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.00%) MySQL
3 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.18%) DB2
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (31.76%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.24%) TeamCity
2 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.24%) Jasmine
3 4 (4.71%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.35%) NUnit
5 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.18%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (5.88%) Games
2 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.53%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Advertising
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (62.35%) Developer
2 32 (37.65%) C# Developer
3 29 (34.12%) .NET Developer
4 28 (32.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (21.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (12.94%) Junior Developer
7 11 (12.94%) Junior
8 8 (9.41%) Analyst
8 8 (9.41%) Graduate
9 7 (8.24%) Software Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Administrator
9 7 (8.24%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Graduate C# Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Junior C# Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (7.06%) Junior .NET Developer
10 6 (7.06%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (57.65%) .NET
2 43 (50.59%) HTML
3 36 (42.35%) ASP.NET
4 33 (38.82%) CSS
5 21 (24.71%) jQuery
6 19 (22.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (22.35%) WCF
7 15 (17.65%) .NET Framework
8 13 (15.29%) AngularJS
9 12 (14.12%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (14.12%) WPF
9 12 (14.12%) Silverlight
10 11 (12.94%) LINQ
11 8 (9.41%) Web Services
11 8 (9.41%) Entity Framework
12 7 (8.24%) Backbone.js
12 7 (8.24%) Ember.js
12 7 (8.24%) Durandal
12 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (8.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.24%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.06%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.71%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Statistics
6 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.35%) Blog
7 1 (1.18%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.94%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.06%) Linux
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) MVC
2 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.94%) Web Development
4 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.59%) ITIL
5 9 (10.59%) OOP
6 8 (9.41%) TDD
7 7 (8.24%) SEO
7 7 (8.24%) Project Management
7 7 (8.24%) BDD
7 7 (8.24%) Analytics
7 7 (8.24%) SDLC
8 6 (7.06%) Scrum
8 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.88%) ETL
9 5 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (5.88%) Time Management
10 4 (4.71%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (4.71%) Open Source
10 4 (4.71%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (57.65%) C#
2 38 (44.71%) JavaScript
3 27 (31.76%) SQL
4 16 (18.82%) VB
4 16 (18.82%) PowerShell
5 8 (9.41%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.24%) C
7 5 (5.88%) VB6
8 4 (4.71%) PHP
9 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.35%) VBScript
10 2 (2.35%) Java
11 1 (1.18%) C++
11 1 (1.18%) Delphi
11 1 (1.18%) CFML
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) CCNP
2 2 (2.35%) CCNA
2 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.18%) MCTS
3 1 (1.18%) MCITP
3 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
1 3 (3.53%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.06%) XenApp
4 3 (3.53%) vSphere
4 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) VMware
2 9 (10.59%) Citrix
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle
4 4 (4.71%) IBM
5 2 (2.35%) Dell
5 2 (2.35%) SAP
5 2 (2.35%) NetApp
5 2 (2.35%) SonicWALL
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco
5 2 (2.35%) Symantec
5 2 (2.35%) Twitter
6 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.18%) Nimsoft
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.18%) Apple
6 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.18%) Siebel
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