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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 50 56 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 20.16% 16.97% 24.38%
As % of the Vendors category 43.86% 52.34% 46.94%
Number of salaries quoted 44 53 51
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £23,100 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,850 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
114 107 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 45.97% 32.42% 51.94%
Number of salaries quoted 90 83 77
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 50 (49.02%) SQL
2 38 (37.25%) MS Excel
3 32 (31.37%) Windows
4 27 (26.47%) SQL Server
5 24 (23.53%) .NET
6 22 (21.57%) Visual Studio
7 21 (20.59%) C#
8 17 (16.67%) VMware
8 17 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (15.69%) Active Directory
10 15 (14.71%) MS Office
10 15 (14.71%) ASP.NET
10 15 (14.71%) Finance
10 15 (14.71%) Degree
11 14 (13.73%) HTML
11 14 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (12.75%) TCP/IP
12 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
12 13 (12.75%) CSS
12 13 (12.75%) Firewall
12 13 (12.75%) Software Engineering
12 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (10.78%) Cisco
15 10 (9.80%) SharePoint
15 10 (9.80%) ITIL
15 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (9.80%) Hyper-V

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.86%) IIS
2 7 (6.86%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.98%) Apache
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.98%) CMS
7 1 (0.98%) Confluence
7 1 (0.98%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 38 (37.25%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.71%) MS Office
3 3 (2.94%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.96%) MS Project
5 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.86%) SaaS
3 6 (5.88%) IaaS
4 5 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.90%) Office 365
5 2 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.75%) Firewall
1 13 (12.75%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.88%) Internet
3 4 (3.92%) DNS
3 4 (3.92%) SAN
3 4 (3.92%) VPN
4 3 (2.94%) Extranet
4 3 (2.94%) Intranet
4 3 (2.94%) LAN
4 3 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (0.98%) DHCP
5 1 (0.98%) FTP
5 1 (0.98%) NAS
5 1 (0.98%) SSL
5 1 (0.98%) VLAN
5 1 (0.98%) VoIP
5 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.86%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.96%) MySQL
11 1 (0.98%) Big Data
11 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.98%) Power BI
11 1 (0.98%) QlikView
11 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (21.57%) Visual Studio
2 12 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.96%) Xcode
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Marketing
3 3 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Games
4 1 (0.98%) Local Government
4 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (22.55%) Developer
2 22 (21.57%) Analyst
3 12 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 10 (9.80%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (7.84%) IT Support
6 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (6.86%) Junior
6 7 (6.86%) Software Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Technical Support
7 6 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Administrator
7 6 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Development Manager
7 6 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.53%) .NET
2 15 (14.71%) ASP.NET
3 14 (13.73%) HTML
4 13 (12.75%) CSS
5 8 (7.84%) jQuery
6 7 (6.86%) .NET Framework
7 6 (5.88%) Web Services
8 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.92%) Silverlight
9 4 (3.92%) XML
10 3 (2.94%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.94%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (2.94%) LESS
10 3 (2.94%) MDX
10 3 (2.94%) Sass
10 3 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (2.94%) WPF
10 3 (2.94%) XSLT
11 2 (1.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.90%) Cryptography
3 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.90%) Data Extraction
3 5 (4.90%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (4.90%) EqualLogic
4 4 (3.92%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.92%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.94%) HP Storage
5 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.94%) Statistics
6 1 (0.98%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.98%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.98%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.37%) Windows
2 10 (9.80%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.82%) Linux
4 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.90%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.92%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (12.75%) Software Engineering
4 10 (9.80%) ITIL
4 10 (9.80%) SDLC
5 9 (8.82%) Scrum
6 8 (7.84%) MVC
6 8 (7.84%) OOP
7 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.86%) Patch Management
7 7 (6.86%) Project Management
8 6 (5.88%) Coaching
8 6 (5.88%) ITSM
8 6 (5.88%) Line Management
8 6 (5.88%) Time Management
9 5 (4.90%) Automated Testing
9 5 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.90%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.90%) Information Security
9 5 (4.90%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 50 (49.02%) SQL
2 21 (20.59%) C#
3 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.84%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.96%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.96%) C
6 2 (1.96%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.96%) PHP
6 2 (1.96%) VB
7 1 (0.98%) C++
7 1 (0.98%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (0.98%) Java
7 1 (0.98%) Perl
7 1 (0.98%) R
7 1 (0.98%) Ruby
7 1 (0.98%) SPARQL
7 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.98%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) Degree
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.84%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 5 (4.90%) CCSP
4 5 (4.90%) CEH
4 5 (4.90%) CISA
4 5 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.90%) CISM
4 5 (4.90%) CISSP
4 5 (4.90%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (4.90%) GIAC
4 5 (4.90%) ISACA
4 5 (4.90%) ISEB
4 5 (4.90%) SANS
4 5 (4.90%) Security+ Certification
4 5 (4.90%) SSCP
5 4 (3.92%) MCITP
6 3 (2.94%) NCIE
7 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) QA
2 7 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (4.90%) SLA
4 2 (1.96%) ISO22301
4 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.80%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.88%) Firmware
5 3 (2.94%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.98%) vSphere
6 1 (0.98%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) SCCM
1 8 (7.84%) WSUS
2 4 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (16.67%) VMware
2 11 (10.78%) Cisco
3 9 (8.82%) Dell
3 9 (8.82%) NetApp
3 9 (8.82%) Oracle
4 8 (7.84%) HP
5 7 (6.86%) Citrix
6 5 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.94%) Sophos
8 2 (1.96%) SAP
8 2 (1.96%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.98%) Apple
9 1 (0.98%) Cognos
9 1 (0.98%) EMC
9 1 (0.98%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.98%) Google
9 1 (0.98%) Informatica
9 1 (0.98%) Lotus
9 1 (0.98%) Siebel
9 1 (0.98%) Trayport
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago