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 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 80 61 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 32.00% 19.24% 29.38%
As % of the Vendors category 56.34% 36.75% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 72 45 46
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 £27,650 £18,200 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £44,500
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
142 166 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 56.80% 52.37% 60.19%
Number of salaries quoted 93 112 80
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 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 76 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 67 (42.95%) .NET
3 60 (38.46%) C#
4 53 (33.97%) MS Excel
5 46 (29.49%) ASP.NET
5 46 (29.49%) HTML
5 46 (29.49%) SQL
6 43 (27.56%) Windows
7 39 (25.00%) Finance
8 37 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (22.44%) MS Office
10 31 (19.87%) Visual Studio
10 31 (19.87%) JavaScript
11 29 (18.59%) SharePoint
12 27 (17.31%) Active Directory
13 26 (16.67%) CSS
13 26 (16.67%) XML
14 25 (16.03%) Degree
15 24 (15.38%) MS Project
15 24 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (14.74%) SQL Server 2008
16 23 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (13.46%) CRM
17 21 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
18 20 (12.82%) IIS
18 20 (12.82%) Telecoms
18 20 (12.82%) Security Cleared
19 19 (12.18%) VB.NET
20 18 (11.54%) VMware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 29 (18.59%) SharePoint
2 20 (12.82%) IIS
3 12 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 10 (6.41%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (5.77%) Lync
6 6 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.56%) EPiServer CMS
8 4 (2.56%) CMS
9 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.28%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (33.97%) MS Excel
2 35 (22.44%) MS Office
3 24 (15.38%) MS Project
4 5 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.56%) IaaS
2 3 (1.92%) SaaS
3 2 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.97%) Internet
2 12 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.05%) SAN
4 9 (5.77%) DNS
5 8 (5.13%) NAS
5 8 (5.13%) LAN
5 8 (5.13%) WAN
6 5 (3.21%) DHCP
6 5 (3.21%) VPN
6 5 (3.21%) IP Telephony
7 4 (2.56%) VLAN
7 4 (2.56%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.92%) Wireless
8 3 (1.92%) Firewall
9 2 (1.28%) Intranet
10 1 (0.64%) FTP
10 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (7.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (6.41%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.28%) MySQL
9 1 (0.64%) MS Access
9 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 31 (19.87%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.77%) Subversion
4 3 (1.92%) MSI
5 1 (0.64%) Hudson
General
1 39 (25.00%) Finance
2 20 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 17 (10.90%) Retail
4 3 (1.92%) Advertising
5 2 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 75 (48.08%) Developer
2 34 (21.79%) .NET Developer
3 28 (17.95%) Software Developer
4 20 (12.82%) C# Developer
5 18 (11.54%) Analyst
5 18 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (10.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (8.97%) .NET Software Developer
7 14 (8.97%) Project Planner
8 13 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 13 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
9 10 (6.41%) VB.NET Developer
10 9 (5.77%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.77%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Software Programmer
11 8 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Programmer
11 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (4.49%) Consultant
13 6 (3.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (42.95%) .NET
2 46 (29.49%) ASP.NET
2 46 (29.49%) HTML
3 26 (16.67%) CSS
3 26 (16.67%) XML
4 16 (10.26%) WCF
5 15 (9.62%) HTML5
5 15 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 13 (8.33%) Silverlight
7 12 (7.69%) Web Services
8 11 (7.05%) MDX
9 10 (6.41%) WPF
10 6 (3.85%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.21%) Software Packaging
11 5 (3.21%) Application Packaging
11 5 (3.21%) XSD
11 5 (3.21%) XSL
11 5 (3.21%) LINQ
11 5 (3.21%) jQuery
11 5 (3.21%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.13%) Clustering
4 6 (3.85%) iPhone
4 6 (3.85%) iPad
5 4 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.92%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.28%) PKI
8 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.64%) DTV
8 1 (0.64%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.56%) Windows
2 24 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.41%) Windows 7
5 10 (6.41%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.56%) Linux
7 3 (1.92%) Android
8 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (13.46%) CRM
3 17 (10.90%) Project Planning
4 15 (9.62%) Mentoring
5 14 (8.97%) E-Commerce
5 14 (8.97%) ITIL
5 14 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 12 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 11 (7.05%) Project Management
8 11 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (6.41%) MVC
9 10 (6.41%) Scrum
10 8 (5.13%) Coaching
11 7 (4.49%) Change Control
11 7 (4.49%) Time Management
11 7 (4.49%) Change Management
12 6 (3.85%) B2B
12 6 (3.85%) Data Modelling
12 6 (3.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (38.46%) C#
2 46 (29.49%) SQL
3 31 (19.87%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.18%) VB.NET
5 16 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 11 (7.05%) VB
7 10 (6.41%) VB6
8 5 (3.21%) XPath
9 4 (2.56%) VBScript
10 3 (1.92%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 25 (16.03%) Degree
2 20 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.85%) MCP
5 5 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.56%) CCNP
6 4 (2.56%) CCNA
6 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.92%) HND
8 2 (1.28%) MCPD
8 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) SLA
2 3 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 27 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 12 (7.69%) vSphere
4 5 (3.21%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.56%) XenApp
5 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.28%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (8.97%) SCCM
2 10 (6.41%) SCOM
3 5 (3.21%) SCDPM
4 4 (2.56%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.28%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (11.54%) VMware
2 16 (10.26%) Fujitsu
3 14 (8.97%) Citrix
4 12 (7.69%) Oracle
5 8 (5.13%) Cisco
5 8 (5.13%) HP
6 7 (4.49%) Dell
7 6 (3.85%) Apple
8 5 (3.21%) Symantec
9 4 (2.56%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.56%) EPiServer
10 3 (1.92%) IBM
10 3 (1.92%) EMC
11 2 (1.28%) AppSense
11 2 (1.28%) Remedy
11 2 (1.28%) BMC
11 2 (1.28%) Veritas
11 2 (1.28%) Lotus
11 2 (1.28%) DevExpress
11 2 (1.28%) Red Gate
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum up to £40k base plus bens + bonus +
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 25 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 27 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 27 days ago