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 30 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 56 68 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 19.24% 26.46% 20.16%
As % of the Vendors category 45.90% 52.31% 30.49%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 48
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,800
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 Solihull region.

Vendors Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
122 130 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 41.92% 50.58% 66.13%
Number of salaries quoted 91 57 83
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
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 30 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 55 (47.01%) SQL Server
2 52 (44.44%) C#
2 52 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 50 (42.74%) .NET
4 41 (35.04%) Windows
5 38 (32.48%) ASP.NET
6 33 (28.21%) SQL
6 33 (28.21%) Active Directory
7 30 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (23.93%) MVC
9 27 (23.08%) HTML
9 27 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 26 (22.22%) ITIL
11 25 (21.37%) CSS
12 24 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (19.66%) .NET Framework
14 22 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (18.80%) SharePoint
15 19 (16.24%) MS Office
16 18 (15.38%) Configuration Management
16 18 (15.38%) Software Engineering
16 18 (15.38%) Unit Testing
16 18 (15.38%) Time Management
17 16 (13.68%) T-SQL
18 15 (12.82%) Oracle
18 15 (12.82%) VMware
19 14 (11.97%) Degree
19 14 (11.97%) Open Source
20 13 (11.11%) Hyper-V
20 13 (11.11%) NUnit

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 22 (18.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.27%) IIS
4 4 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.56%) EPiServer CMS
5 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.85%) Lync
Applications
1 52 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 19 (16.24%) MS Office
3 10 (8.55%) MS Project
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) LAN
2 10 (8.55%) WAN
3 7 (5.98%) VLAN
4 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.27%) VPN
4 5 (4.27%) DNS
4 5 (4.27%) Internet
5 4 (3.42%) Firewall
5 4 (3.42%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.56%) SAN
7 2 (1.71%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.71%) Intranet
8 1 (0.85%) Broadband
8 1 (0.85%) DMZ
8 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (47.01%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.85%) Informix
7 1 (0.85%) MS Access
7 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) NUnit
2 10 (8.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 4 (3.42%) Advertising
1 4 (3.42%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Publishing
2 2 (1.71%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Local Government
3 1 (0.85%) Automotive
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (42.74%) Developer
2 38 (32.48%) .NET Developer
3 36 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 36 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 25 (21.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (17.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (15.38%) Senior Developer
7 14 (11.97%) Architect
8 13 (11.11%) Senior Architect
9 12 (10.26%) Software Developer
10 11 (9.40%) VB.NET Developer
10 11 (9.40%) Senior C# Developer
10 11 (9.40%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (9.40%) .NET Architect
10 11 (9.40%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (9.40%) C# Architect
11 10 (8.55%) Senior .NET Architect
11 10 (8.55%) Administrator
12 9 (7.69%) Analyst
12 9 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (42.74%) .NET
2 38 (32.48%) ASP.NET
3 27 (23.08%) HTML
4 25 (21.37%) CSS
5 24 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (19.66%) .NET Framework
7 13 (11.11%) XML
7 13 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 12 (10.26%) Web Services
9 11 (9.40%) WCF
10 10 (8.55%) WinForms
11 9 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (6.84%) jQuery
13 7 (5.98%) Silverlight
13 7 (5.98%) LINQ
13 7 (5.98%) WPF
14 6 (5.13%) SOAP
15 5 (4.27%) Ajax
15 5 (4.27%) REST
16 2 (1.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.97%) Open Source
3 9 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.42%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.71%) Statistics
5 2 (1.71%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Tandem
6 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.04%) Windows
2 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (5.98%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.27%) Linux
4 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.42%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.85%) UNIX
6 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.93%) MVC
2 26 (22.22%) ITIL
3 22 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 18 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 18 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 18 (15.38%) Time Management
5 13 (11.11%) Project Management
6 12 (10.26%) TDD
7 10 (8.55%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.13%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.27%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.42%) Load Balancing
11 4 (3.42%) Scrum
12 3 (2.56%) Release Management
12 3 (2.56%) Logistics
12 3 (2.56%) Supply Chain Management
12 3 (2.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.44%) C#
2 33 (28.21%) SQL
3 27 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.68%) T-SQL
5 12 (10.26%) VB.NET
6 10 (8.55%) VB
7 8 (6.84%) C
8 6 (5.13%) VB6
9 4 (3.42%) VBScript
10 2 (1.71%) XAML
10 2 (1.71%) Java
10 2 (1.71%) XPath
10 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (11.97%) Degree
2 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.84%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.42%) CCNA
5 3 (2.56%) CCNP
6 2 (1.71%) MCP
6 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) PMP
7 1 (0.85%) MCTS
7 1 (0.85%) MCITP
7 1 (0.85%) MCPD
7 1 (0.85%) HND
7 1 (0.85%) ISEB
7 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.69%) vSphere
4 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.42%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.71%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.71%) XenApp
6 2 (1.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.71%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) Oracle
1 15 (12.82%) VMware
2 7 (5.98%) Citrix
3 6 (5.13%) Symantec
3 6 (5.13%) Dell
4 5 (4.27%) NetApp
5 3 (2.56%) EMC
5 3 (2.56%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.71%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.85%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.85%) Veeam
7 1 (0.85%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.85%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.85%) Nimsoft
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
7 1 (0.85%) Adobe
7 1 (0.85%) Apple
7 1 (0.85%) Remedy
7 1 (0.85%) NEC
Solihull
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago