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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 71 84 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 22.26% 29.58% 22.12%
As % of the Vendors category 41.28% 56.76% 46.46%
Number of salaries quoted 67 57 41
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £60,000
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
172 148 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 53.92% 52.11% 47.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123 95 75
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 72 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 60 (37.74%) .NET
3 58 (36.48%) C#
4 53 (33.33%) Windows
5 47 (29.56%) SQL
6 43 (27.04%) Active Directory
7 42 (26.42%) MS Excel
8 41 (25.79%) HTML
9 39 (24.53%) MS Office
9 39 (24.53%) ASP.NET
10 38 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (20.13%) ITIL
12 30 (18.87%) SharePoint
13 27 (16.98%) XML
13 27 (16.98%) JavaScript
14 25 (15.72%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (15.72%) VMware
15 24 (15.09%) CSS
15 24 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (13.84%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (13.84%) Finance
17 21 (13.21%) Visual Studio
17 21 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
18 20 (12.58%) IIS
18 20 (12.58%) CRM
19 18 (11.32%) VB.NET
19 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (10.06%) Hyper-V
20 16 (10.06%) vSphere

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 30 (18.87%) SharePoint
2 20 (12.58%) IIS
3 15 (9.43%) MS Exchange
4 12 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (6.92%) Lync
6 8 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (3.14%) EPiServer CMS
8 5 (3.14%) CMS
9 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.26%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (26.42%) MS Excel
2 39 (24.53%) MS Office
3 13 (8.18%) MS Project
4 4 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.14%) IaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.81%) Internet
2 11 (6.92%) LAN
2 11 (6.92%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.92%) SAN
3 10 (6.29%) WAN
4 9 (5.66%) NAS
5 7 (4.40%) IP Telephony
5 7 (4.40%) DNS
6 6 (3.77%) iSCSI
7 5 (3.14%) VLAN
8 4 (2.52%) Firewall
8 4 (2.52%) VPN
9 3 (1.89%) Wireless
10 2 (1.26%) DHCP
10 2 (1.26%) Intranet
11 1 (0.63%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.63%) Informix
8 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (13.21%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.66%) Subversion
3 7 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.89%) MSI
5 2 (1.26%) Hudson
General
1 22 (13.84%) Finance
2 8 (5.03%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.14%) Retail
4 3 (1.89%) Automotive
5 2 (1.26%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (42.14%) Developer
2 31 (19.50%) .NET Developer
3 25 (15.72%) Software Developer
4 18 (11.32%) C# Developer
5 17 (10.69%) Analyst
6 16 (10.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (10.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (8.81%) Team Leader
8 13 (8.18%) Senior Developer
9 11 (6.92%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (6.29%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (6.29%) VB.NET Developer
11 9 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (5.66%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (5.03%) Service Desk Team Leader
13 7 (4.40%) Consultant
13 7 (4.40%) Software Engineer
14 6 (3.77%) Project Manager
14 6 (3.77%) Project Planner
14 6 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (37.74%) .NET
2 41 (25.79%) HTML
3 39 (24.53%) ASP.NET
4 27 (16.98%) XML
5 24 (15.09%) CSS
6 15 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 14 (8.81%) WCF
8 12 (7.55%) Web Services
9 11 (6.92%) Silverlight
10 10 (6.29%) HTML5
11 9 (5.66%) WPF
12 7 (4.40%) .NET Framework
13 6 (3.77%) Software Packaging
14 5 (3.14%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (3.14%) Sass
14 5 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (3.14%) LINQ
14 5 (3.14%) Application Packaging
14 5 (3.14%) XSD
14 5 (3.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.66%) Clustering
3 7 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.14%) iPhone
4 5 (3.14%) iPad
5 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.63%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.63%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.63%) Tandem
6 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (33.33%) Windows
2 25 (15.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.03%) Windows 8
6 7 (4.40%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.77%) Linux
8 3 (1.89%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.13%) ITIL
3 20 (12.58%) CRM
4 14 (8.81%) E-Commerce
5 13 (8.18%) Project Management
6 12 (7.55%) MVC
7 11 (6.92%) Software Engineering
8 10 (6.29%) Scrum
8 10 (6.29%) Service Delivery
8 10 (6.29%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.66%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.66%) TDD
10 8 (5.03%) Change Management
10 8 (5.03%) Change Control
11 7 (4.40%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.40%) Business Analysis
12 6 (3.77%) Project Planning
12 6 (3.77%) Configuration Management
12 6 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 58 (36.48%) C#
2 47 (29.56%) SQL
3 27 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 18 (11.32%) VB.NET
5 13 (8.18%) T-SQL
6 10 (6.29%) VB
6 10 (6.29%) VB6
7 6 (3.77%) VBScript
8 5 (3.14%) XPath
9 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.26%) Java
10 1 (0.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.18%) Degree
3 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.03%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.77%) MCP
6 6 (3.77%) CCNP
6 6 (3.77%) CCNA
7 4 (2.52%) HND
7 4 (2.52%) MCPD
8 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.77%) SLA
2 5 (3.14%) QA
System Software
1 43 (27.04%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.06%) Hyper-V
2 16 (10.06%) vSphere
3 6 (3.77%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.89%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
5 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (6.92%) SCCM
2 9 (5.66%) SCOM
3 6 (3.77%) SCDPM
3 6 (3.77%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.89%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.63%) Nagios
5 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (15.72%) VMware
2 15 (9.43%) Citrix
3 10 (6.29%) Cisco
3 10 (6.29%) Dell
4 9 (5.66%) HP
5 8 (5.03%) Symantec
6 6 (3.77%) Apple
7 5 (3.14%) EMC
7 5 (3.14%) Fujitsu
7 5 (3.14%) EPiServer
7 5 (3.14%) Oracle
8 4 (2.52%) DevExpress
8 4 (2.52%) Red Gate
9 3 (1.89%) Remedy
10 2 (1.26%) IBM
10 2 (1.26%) BMC
10 2 (1.26%) NetApp
10 2 (1.26%) Veritas
10 2 (1.26%) Lotus
11 1 (0.63%) Adobe
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