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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 66 81 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 19.58% 29.24% 19.14%
As % of the Vendors category 41.77% 56.64% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 64 58 36
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,325 £20,050 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
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
158 143 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 46.88% 51.62% 48.80%
Number of salaries quoted 123 87 71
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £22,950 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £45,000
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 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 65 (44.52%) SQL Server
2 55 (37.67%) .NET
3 54 (36.99%) C#
4 49 (33.56%) SQL
5 48 (32.88%) Windows
6 44 (30.14%) Active Directory
7 39 (26.71%) MS Excel
8 38 (26.03%) ASP.NET
9 37 (25.34%) HTML
10 36 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (22.60%) MS Office
12 31 (21.23%) ITIL
13 25 (17.12%) SharePoint
14 24 (16.44%) XML
14 24 (16.44%) JavaScript
15 22 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (15.07%) VMware
15 22 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (14.38%) CSS
16 21 (14.38%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (13.01%) IIS
18 18 (12.33%) Finance
18 18 (12.33%) SQL Server 2008
19 17 (11.64%) CRM
19 17 (11.64%) vSphere
19 17 (11.64%) Visual Studio
20 16 (10.96%) Hyper-V
20 16 (10.96%) Internet
20 16 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (17.12%) SharePoint
2 19 (13.01%) IIS
3 10 (6.85%) MS Exchange
4 9 (6.16%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (5.48%) Lync
5 8 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.42%) CMS
6 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.42%) EPiServer CMS
7 4 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.37%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 39 (26.71%) MS Excel
2 33 (22.60%) MS Office
3 8 (5.48%) MS Project
4 3 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.42%) IaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.96%) Internet
2 12 (8.22%) LAN
3 11 (7.53%) WAN
3 11 (7.53%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.79%) DNS
4 7 (4.79%) IP Telephony
4 7 (4.79%) iSCSI
5 6 (4.11%) NAS
5 6 (4.11%) SAN
6 5 (3.42%) VPN
6 5 (3.42%) VLAN
7 2 (1.37%) DHCP
7 2 (1.37%) Intranet
8 1 (0.68%) Firewall
8 1 (0.68%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (44.52%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.68%) Informix
9 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (11.64%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.79%) Subversion
3 6 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.37%) Hudson
4 2 (1.37%) NUnit
General
1 18 (12.33%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.05%) Automotive
3 3 (2.05%) Retail
4 2 (1.37%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (42.47%) Developer
2 30 (20.55%) .NET Developer
3 23 (15.75%) Software Developer
4 22 (15.07%) C# Developer
5 20 (13.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (13.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (10.96%) Analyst
8 14 (9.59%) Team Leader
9 13 (8.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (7.53%) .NET Software Developer
11 10 (6.85%) C# Software Developer
11 10 (6.85%) Senior Developer
12 9 (6.16%) VB.NET Developer
13 8 (5.48%) Service Desk Team Leader
14 7 (4.79%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (4.79%) Software Engineer
15 6 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
15 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 6 (4.11%) Technical Team Leader
15 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (37.67%) .NET
2 38 (26.03%) ASP.NET
3 37 (25.34%) HTML
4 24 (16.44%) XML
5 21 (14.38%) CSS
6 14 (9.59%) WCF
7 11 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (7.53%) Web Services
8 10 (6.85%) HTML5
9 9 (6.16%) WPF
10 8 (5.48%) Silverlight
10 8 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (4.79%) .NET Framework
12 6 (4.11%) Software Packaging
13 5 (3.42%) LINQ
14 4 (2.74%) WF
14 4 (2.74%) SOAP
15 3 (2.05%) XSD
15 3 (2.05%) XSL
15 3 (2.05%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.11%) Clustering
2 6 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.42%) iPhone
3 5 (3.42%) iPad
4 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.05%) Open Source
5 1 (0.68%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.68%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.68%) Tandem
5 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.68%) Statistics
5 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.88%) Windows
2 22 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (14.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.16%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.79%) Windows 8
6 7 (4.79%) Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.23%) ITIL
3 17 (11.64%) CRM
4 14 (9.59%) Software Engineering
5 13 (8.90%) MVC
6 12 (8.22%) TDD
6 12 (8.22%) Project Management
7 11 (7.53%) E-Commerce
7 11 (7.53%) Unit Testing
7 11 (7.53%) Scrum
8 10 (6.85%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.48%) Configuration Management
9 8 (5.48%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.79%) Change Control
10 7 (4.79%) Time Management
10 7 (4.79%) Change Management
11 6 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (3.42%) Coaching
12 5 (3.42%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (36.99%) C#
2 49 (33.56%) SQL
3 24 (16.44%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.27%) VB.NET
4 15 (10.27%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.48%) VB
5 8 (5.48%) VB6
6 7 (4.79%) VBScript
7 5 (3.42%) XPath
8 2 (1.37%) Java
9 1 (0.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.68%) XAML
9 1 (0.68%) X++
9 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.22%) Degree
3 8 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.79%) CCNA
5 6 (4.11%) MCP
5 6 (4.11%) CCNP
6 4 (2.74%) HND
6 4 (2.74%) MCPD
7 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) ISEB
8 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) SLA
1 5 (3.42%) QA
System Software
1 44 (30.14%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.64%) vSphere
3 16 (10.96%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.11%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.74%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.68%) XenApp
7 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.48%) SCCM
2 7 (4.79%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.11%) SCOM
3 6 (4.11%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.68%) Nagios
4 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (15.07%) VMware
2 12 (8.22%) Citrix
3 8 (5.48%) Dell
3 8 (5.48%) Oracle
3 8 (5.48%) Symantec
4 7 (4.79%) Cisco
5 6 (4.11%) HP
5 6 (4.11%) Apple
6 5 (3.42%) EPiServer
6 5 (3.42%) EMC
7 4 (2.74%) DevExpress
7 4 (2.74%) Red Gate
8 3 (2.05%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.37%) NetApp
9 2 (1.37%) Lotus
9 2 (1.37%) IBM
10 1 (0.68%) Adobe
10 1 (0.68%) Nimsoft
10 1 (0.68%) Remedy
10 1 (0.68%) NEC
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