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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 85 57 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 30.91% 18.15% 34.58%
As % of the Vendors category 58.22% 36.77% 53.21%
Number of salaries quoted 76 47 53
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,133 £18,600 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £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
146 155 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 53.09% 49.36% 65.00%
Number of salaries quoted 101 106 90
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £24,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,750 £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 2 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 75 (48.70%) SQL Server
2 66 (42.86%) .NET
3 54 (35.06%) MS Excel
4 53 (34.42%) C#
5 46 (29.87%) HTML
6 44 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 44 (28.57%) Finance
7 43 (27.92%) SQL
8 42 (27.27%) Windows
9 34 (22.08%) JavaScript
10 32 (20.78%) MS Office
11 30 (19.48%) Visual Studio
12 29 (18.83%) Degree
13 28 (18.18%) MS Project
13 28 (18.18%) CSS
14 27 (17.53%) SharePoint
14 27 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (16.88%) Active Directory
15 26 (16.88%) XML
16 24 (15.58%) SQL Server 2008
16 24 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
18 22 (14.29%) Security Cleared
19 21 (13.64%) Telecoms
19 21 (13.64%) IIS
19 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
20 20 (12.99%) Project Planning
21 19 (12.34%) VB.NET
22 18 (11.69%) Retail
23 17 (11.04%) Fujitsu

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (17.53%) SharePoint
2 21 (13.64%) IIS
3 11 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 10 (6.49%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (5.19%) Lync
6 6 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.25%) EPiServer CMS
7 5 (3.25%) CMS
8 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.30%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 54 (35.06%) MS Excel
2 32 (20.78%) MS Office
3 28 (18.18%) MS Project
4 6 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.25%) IaaS
2 3 (1.95%) SaaS
3 2 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.74%) Internet
2 11 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.14%) SAN
3 9 (5.84%) DNS
4 8 (5.19%) LAN
4 8 (5.19%) WAN
5 7 (4.55%) NAS
6 5 (3.25%) VLAN
6 5 (3.25%) DHCP
6 5 (3.25%) VPN
7 4 (2.60%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.95%) Wireless
8 3 (1.95%) Firewall
9 2 (1.30%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.30%) Intranet
9 2 (1.30%) FTP
10 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (48.70%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (9.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (9.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (5.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.30%) MySQL
9 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.65%) MS Access
9 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 30 (19.48%) Visual Studio
2 14 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.84%) Subversion
4 3 (1.95%) MSI
General
1 44 (28.57%) Finance
2 21 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 18 (11.69%) Retail
4 4 (2.60%) Advertising
5 2 (1.30%) Games
5 2 (1.30%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 71 (46.10%) Developer
2 36 (23.38%) .NET Developer
3 25 (16.23%) Software Developer
4 20 (12.99%) C# Developer
5 19 (12.34%) Analyst
5 19 (12.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (11.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (10.39%) Project Planner
8 15 (9.74%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (7.14%) Senior Developer
11 10 (6.49%) Programmer
11 10 (6.49%) Consultant
11 10 (6.49%) VB.NET Developer
12 9 (5.84%) Project Manager
12 9 (5.84%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (5.19%) Software Programmer
13 8 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 8 (5.19%) Software Engineer
13 8 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (42.86%) .NET
2 46 (29.87%) HTML
3 44 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 28 (18.18%) CSS
5 26 (16.88%) XML
6 15 (9.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (8.44%) WCF
7 13 (8.44%) Silverlight
7 13 (8.44%) Web Services
8 12 (7.79%) HTML5
9 11 (7.14%) MDX
10 9 (5.84%) WPF
11 5 (3.25%) jQuery
11 5 (3.25%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (3.25%) Sass
11 5 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (3.25%) Application Packaging
11 5 (3.25%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.25%) XSD
11 5 (3.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.04%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.55%) Clustering
3 5 (3.25%) iPhone
3 5 (3.25%) iPad
4 4 (2.60%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.95%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.30%) PKI
6 2 (1.30%) DTV
6 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.27%) Windows
2 24 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.49%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.84%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.95%) Android
8 2 (1.30%) Linux
9 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (12.99%) Project Planning
3 17 (11.04%) CRM
4 15 (9.74%) PRINCE2
4 15 (9.74%) Mentoring
5 14 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 13 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (7.79%) Software Engineering
8 11 (7.14%) ITIL
8 11 (7.14%) Project Management
8 11 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.84%) Scrum
10 8 (5.19%) MVC
10 8 (5.19%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.19%) Coaching
11 7 (4.55%) Time Management
11 7 (4.55%) Business Analysis
12 6 (3.90%) Change Management
12 6 (3.90%) Data Modelling
12 6 (3.90%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 53 (34.42%) C#
2 43 (27.92%) SQL
3 34 (22.08%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.34%) VB.NET
5 15 (9.74%) T-SQL
6 11 (7.14%) VB
7 10 (6.49%) VB6
8 5 (3.25%) XPath
9 3 (1.95%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.30%) VBScript
11 1 (0.65%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 29 (18.83%) Degree
2 22 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.25%) MCP
4 5 (3.25%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.95%) HND
5 3 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.30%) MCPD
6 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.30%) CCNP
6 2 (1.30%) CCNA
7 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) SLA
2 3 (1.95%) QA
System Software
1 26 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.44%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.49%) vSphere
4 4 (2.60%) XenApp
4 4 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.60%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.30%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (8.44%) SCCM
2 9 (5.84%) SCOM
3 4 (2.60%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.30%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.30%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (11.04%) Fujitsu
2 16 (10.39%) VMware
3 12 (7.79%) Oracle
4 11 (7.14%) Citrix
5 7 (4.55%) Cisco
5 7 (4.55%) HP
6 5 (3.25%) Dell
6 5 (3.25%) Apple
6 5 (3.25%) EPiServer
7 4 (2.60%) IBM
7 4 (2.60%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.95%) Symantec
8 3 (1.95%) EMC
9 2 (1.30%) AppSense
9 2 (1.30%) Remedy
9 2 (1.30%) BMC
9 2 (1.30%) Veritas
9 2 (1.30%) Lotus
9 2 (1.30%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.30%) Red Gate
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 9 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 9 days ago
Solihull
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago