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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 73 71 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 25.26% 23.43% 23.49%
As % of the Vendors category 42.20% 44.10% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 69 48 31
Average salary £37,500 £34,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.48% -6.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,750 £65,000
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
173 161 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 59.86% 53.14% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 114 103 54
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 23 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 70 (44.59%) SQL Server
2 64 (40.76%) .NET
3 60 (38.22%) C#
4 51 (32.48%) MS Excel
5 45 (28.66%) SQL
6 44 (28.03%) HTML
6 44 (28.03%) Windows
7 41 (26.11%) ASP.NET
8 37 (23.57%) MS Office
8 37 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (20.38%) Finance
10 31 (19.75%) SharePoint
10 31 (19.75%) Active Directory
11 29 (18.47%) JavaScript
12 27 (17.20%) Visual Studio
13 26 (16.56%) XML
14 24 (15.29%) CSS
14 24 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (14.65%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (14.01%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (14.01%) ITIL
17 21 (13.38%) CRM
17 21 (13.38%) VMware
18 20 (12.74%) Windows Server 2008
18 20 (12.74%) IIS
19 19 (12.10%) MS Project
19 19 (12.10%) VB.NET
19 19 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (10.83%) Citrix
20 17 (10.83%) Telecoms

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 31 (19.75%) SharePoint
2 20 (12.74%) IIS
3 13 (8.28%) MS Exchange
4 11 (7.01%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (6.37%) Lync
6 6 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.55%) EPiServer CMS
7 4 (2.55%) CMS
8 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.27%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (32.48%) MS Excel
2 37 (23.57%) MS Office
3 19 (12.10%) MS Project
4 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.91%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.55%) IaaS
1 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.28%) Internet
2 11 (7.01%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.01%) SAN
3 10 (6.37%) LAN
3 10 (6.37%) DNS
4 9 (5.73%) WAN
4 9 (5.73%) NAS
5 6 (3.82%) IP Telephony
6 4 (2.55%) VLAN
6 4 (2.55%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.91%) Firewall
7 3 (1.91%) Wireless
7 3 (1.91%) VPN
7 3 (1.91%) DHCP
8 2 (1.27%) Intranet
9 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.64%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (44.59%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.18%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.91%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (17.20%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.73%) Subversion
4 3 (1.91%) MSI
5 1 (0.64%) Hudson
General
1 32 (20.38%) Finance
2 17 (10.83%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.92%) Retail
4 3 (1.91%) Automotive
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Publishing
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (43.95%) Developer
2 31 (19.75%) .NET Developer
3 27 (17.20%) Software Developer
4 17 (10.83%) Analyst
4 17 (10.83%) C# Developer
5 15 (9.55%) Senior Developer
5 15 (9.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (8.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (7.01%) Project Planner
7 11 (7.01%) .NET Software Developer
8 10 (6.37%) VB.NET Developer
8 10 (6.37%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (5.73%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (5.10%) Team Leader
10 8 (5.10%) Programmer
11 7 (4.46%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.46%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (40.76%) .NET
2 44 (28.03%) HTML
3 41 (26.11%) ASP.NET
4 26 (16.56%) XML
5 24 (15.29%) CSS
6 17 (10.83%) WCF
7 15 (9.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 15 (9.55%) HTML5
8 13 (8.28%) Silverlight
9 12 (7.64%) Web Services
10 10 (6.37%) WPF
11 7 (4.46%) .NET Framework
12 6 (3.82%) Software Packaging
12 6 (3.82%) MDX
13 5 (3.18%) XSD
13 5 (3.18%) XSL
13 5 (3.18%) jQuery
13 5 (3.18%) LINQ
13 5 (3.18%) Application Packaging
13 5 (3.18%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.01%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.73%) Clustering
4 6 (3.82%) iPad
4 6 (3.82%) iPhone
5 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.27%) PKI
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.64%) Tandem
7 1 (0.64%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.64%) Statistics
7 1 (0.64%) Open Source
7 1 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 44 (28.03%) Windows
2 24 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (14.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (12.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.10%) Windows 7
5 8 (5.10%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.55%) Linux
7 3 (1.91%) Android
8 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (14.01%) ITIL
3 21 (13.38%) CRM
4 14 (8.92%) E-Commerce
4 14 (8.92%) PRINCE2
5 13 (8.28%) Software Engineering
6 11 (7.01%) Project Management
6 11 (7.01%) Project Planning
6 11 (7.01%) Scrum
6 11 (7.01%) Mentoring
7 10 (6.37%) MVC
8 9 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.10%) Change Control
9 8 (5.10%) Change Management
10 7 (4.46%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.46%) Business Analysis
10 7 (4.46%) Unit Testing
10 7 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (3.82%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.82%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 60 (38.22%) C#
2 45 (28.66%) SQL
3 29 (18.47%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.10%) VB.NET
5 11 (7.01%) VB
5 11 (7.01%) T-SQL
6 10 (6.37%) VB6
7 5 (3.18%) XPath
8 4 (2.55%) VBScript
9 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.27%) Java
11 1 (0.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.64%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (10.83%) Security Cleared
1 17 (10.83%) Degree
2 16 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.82%) MCP
4 5 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.55%) CCNP
5 4 (2.55%) CCNA
6 3 (1.91%) HND
6 3 (1.91%) MCPD
7 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.18%) SLA
2 4 (2.55%) QA
System Software
1 31 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.28%) vSphere
3 12 (7.64%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.82%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.55%) XenApp
5 4 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (9.55%) SCCM
2 11 (7.01%) SCOM
3 6 (3.82%) SCDPM
4 4 (2.55%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (13.38%) VMware
2 17 (10.83%) Citrix
3 14 (8.92%) Fujitsu
4 9 (5.73%) Cisco
4 9 (5.73%) HP
5 7 (4.46%) Dell
6 6 (3.82%) Apple
7 5 (3.18%) Symantec
7 5 (3.18%) Oracle
8 4 (2.55%) EPiServer
8 4 (2.55%) EMC
9 3 (1.91%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.91%) Red Gate
10 2 (1.27%) AppSense
10 2 (1.27%) IBM
10 2 (1.27%) Remedy
10 2 (1.27%) BMC
10 2 (1.27%) Veritas
10 2 (1.27%) Lotus
11 1 (0.64%) NEC
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum £28k - £35k plus Pension + bonus + h
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: 30000-50000
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 24 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + holiday incentives, company car, bonuses
Posted: 27 days ago