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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 90 67 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 31.80% 21.82% 37.35%
As % of the Vendors category 58.82% 42.68% 58.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78 58 56
Average salary £37,750 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.15% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £19,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
153 157 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 54.06% 51.14% 63.86%
Number of salaries quoted 104 112 93
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 71 (45.51%) SQL Server
2 67 (42.95%) .NET
3 57 (36.54%) MS Excel
4 53 (33.97%) C#
5 48 (30.77%) Finance
6 45 (28.85%) HTML
7 44 (28.21%) SQL
7 44 (28.21%) ASP.NET
8 39 (25.00%) Windows
9 36 (23.08%) MS Office
10 35 (22.44%) JavaScript
11 32 (20.51%) MS Project
12 30 (19.23%) Degree
13 28 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (17.95%) Visual Studio
14 27 (17.31%) XML
14 27 (17.31%) SharePoint
15 25 (16.03%) CSS
15 25 (16.03%) Security Cleared
16 24 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 24 (15.38%) Project Planning
16 24 (15.38%) Active Directory
17 22 (14.10%) Telecoms
17 22 (14.10%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (13.46%) IIS
19 20 (12.82%) CRM
19 20 (12.82%) Retail
19 20 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
20 19 (12.18%) Fujitsu
20 19 (12.18%) Computer Science

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 27 (17.31%) SharePoint
2 21 (13.46%) IIS
3 12 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 10 (6.41%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (5.13%) Lync
6 6 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.56%) EPiServer CMS
7 4 (2.56%) CMS
7 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.64%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 57 (36.54%) MS Excel
2 36 (23.08%) MS Office
3 32 (20.51%) MS Project
4 6 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.56%) IaaS
2 3 (1.92%) SaaS
3 2 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.62%) Internet
2 11 (7.05%) SAN
3 8 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.13%) LAN
3 8 (5.13%) WAN
4 7 (4.49%) NAS
5 6 (3.85%) DNS
6 5 (3.21%) VPN
7 4 (2.56%) Firewall
7 4 (2.56%) IP Telephony
7 4 (2.56%) VLAN
8 3 (1.92%) Wireless
8 3 (1.92%) DHCP
9 2 (1.28%) FTP
9 2 (1.28%) Intranet
10 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (45.51%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (10.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (8.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (7.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (6.41%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (4.49%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.28%) MySQL
10 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.64%) MS Access
10 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.77%) Subversion
4 3 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 48 (30.77%) Finance
2 22 (14.10%) Telecoms
3 20 (12.82%) Retail
4 4 (2.56%) Advertising
5 2 (1.28%) Games
5 2 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (44.87%) Developer
2 36 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 22 (14.10%) C# Developer
3 22 (14.10%) Software Developer
4 21 (13.46%) Analyst
5 20 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (12.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (12.18%) Project Planner
7 12 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 12 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 11 (7.05%) Consultant
8 11 (7.05%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.05%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (6.41%) Programmer
9 10 (6.41%) Project Manager
10 9 (5.77%) VB.NET Developer
10 9 (5.77%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Software Programmer
11 8 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (42.95%) .NET
2 45 (28.85%) HTML
3 44 (28.21%) ASP.NET
4 27 (17.31%) XML
5 25 (16.03%) CSS
6 14 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (8.33%) WCF
7 13 (8.33%) HTML5
7 13 (8.33%) Web Services
8 12 (7.69%) Silverlight
9 11 (7.05%) MDX
10 10 (6.41%) WPF
11 5 (3.21%) jQuery
11 5 (3.21%) Sass
11 5 (3.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (3.21%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (3.21%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.21%) XSD
11 5 (3.21%) XSL
12 4 (2.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.18%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.49%) Clustering
3 6 (3.85%) iPhone
3 6 (3.85%) iPad
4 4 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.92%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.28%) PKI
6 2 (1.28%) DTV
6 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.64%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.64%) Open Source
7 1 (0.64%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.00%) Windows
2 22 (14.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.49%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.92%) Android
8 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 20 (12.82%) CRM
4 18 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 14 (8.97%) E-Commerce
6 13 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 10 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.77%) Scrum
9 9 (5.77%) Project Management
10 8 (5.13%) ITIL
10 8 (5.13%) MVC
10 8 (5.13%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.49%) Time Management
11 7 (4.49%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.49%) Business Analysis
12 6 (3.85%) Change Management
12 6 (3.85%) B2B
12 6 (3.85%) Data Modelling
12 6 (3.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 53 (33.97%) C#
2 44 (28.21%) SQL
3 35 (22.44%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.90%) VB.NET
5 15 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 10 (6.41%) VB
7 9 (5.77%) VB6
8 5 (3.21%) XPath
9 3 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 30 (19.23%) Degree
2 25 (16.03%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.85%) MCP
4 6 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.92%) HND
7 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.28%) MCTS
7 2 (1.28%) MCPD
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) SLA
2 3 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 24 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.49%) vSphere
4 5 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.56%) XenApp
5 4 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.28%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (8.33%) SCCM
2 9 (5.77%) SCOM
3 4 (2.56%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (12.18%) Fujitsu
2 12 (7.69%) Oracle
2 12 (7.69%) Citrix
2 12 (7.69%) VMware
3 7 (4.49%) HP
3 7 (4.49%) Cisco
4 6 (3.85%) Apple
5 4 (2.56%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.56%) Dell
5 4 (2.56%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.28%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.28%) Trayport
6 2 (1.28%) Red Gate
6 2 (1.28%) Veritas
6 2 (1.28%) EMC
6 2 (1.28%) IBM
6 2 (1.28%) BMC
6 2 (1.28%) AppSense
6 2 (1.28%) Remedy
7 1 (0.64%) McAfee
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