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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 45 76 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 16.85% 25.25% 25.63%
As % of the Vendors category 40.91% 48.10% 48.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 66
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
110 158 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 41.20% 52.49% 52.71%
Number of salaries quoted 86 83 98
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £29,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £44,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 61 (61.00%) C#
2 60 (60.00%) .NET
3 59 (59.00%) SQL Server
4 46 (46.00%) MS Excel
5 45 (45.00%) ASP.NET
6 43 (43.00%) HTML
7 38 (38.00%) JavaScript
8 35 (35.00%) MVC
9 33 (33.00%) SQL
9 33 (33.00%) CSS
10 29 (29.00%) Windows
11 28 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (27.00%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (24.00%) .NET Framework
14 22 (22.00%) jQuery
15 21 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (20.00%) Visual Studio
17 19 (19.00%) VB
18 17 (17.00%) Degree
18 17 (17.00%) Software Engineering
18 17 (17.00%) SharePoint
19 16 (16.00%) Active Directory
19 16 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
19 16 (16.00%) WCF
20 14 (14.00%) Time Management
20 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
20 14 (14.00%) Entity Framework
21 13 (13.00%) Web Services
21 13 (13.00%) Computer Science
21 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 17 (17.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.00%) CMS
4 6 (6.00%) IIS
5 4 (4.00%) Apache
6 3 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.00%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 46 (46.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.00%) MS Office
3 7 (7.00%) MS Project
4 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) LAN
1 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (6.00%) Internet
1 6 (6.00%) VLAN
2 4 (4.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (4.00%) WAN
3 3 (3.00%) DNS
3 3 (3.00%) SAN
4 2 (2.00%) DMZ
4 2 (2.00%) Firewall
4 2 (2.00%) VPN
5 1 (1.00%) DHCP
5 1 (1.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (59.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (11.00%) MySQL
4 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.00%) NUnit
3 7 (7.00%) TeamCity
3 7 (7.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.00%) Jasmine
4 4 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.00%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (4.00%) Games
1 4 (4.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Advertising
2 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.00%) Local Government
3 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (64.00%) Developer
2 38 (38.00%) .NET Developer
2 38 (38.00%) C# Developer
3 34 (34.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 21 (21.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (18.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (14.00%) Senior Developer
7 13 (13.00%) Junior
8 12 (12.00%) Junior Developer
9 11 (11.00%) VB.NET Developer
10 10 (10.00%) Administrator
10 10 (10.00%) Architect
10 10 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
10 10 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (10.00%) Senior Architect
11 9 (9.00%) C# Architect
11 9 (9.00%) .NET Architect
11 9 (9.00%) Senior .NET Architect
11 9 (9.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (60.00%) .NET
2 45 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 43 (43.00%) HTML
4 33 (33.00%) CSS
5 28 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (24.00%) .NET Framework
7 22 (22.00%) jQuery
8 16 (16.00%) WCF
9 14 (14.00%) Entity Framework
10 13 (13.00%) Web Services
11 11 (11.00%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (11.00%) AngularJS
12 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (10.00%) WinForms
13 8 (8.00%) WPF
13 8 (8.00%) Silverlight
13 8 (8.00%) LINQ
14 7 (7.00%) Ajax
14 7 (7.00%) Ember.js
14 7 (7.00%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.00%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.00%) Statistics
6 2 (2.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.00%) Blog
7 1 (1.00%) FMCG
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.00%) Windows
2 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.00%) Linux
6 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.00%) MVC
2 21 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (14.00%) Time Management
5 12 (12.00%) Open Source
5 12 (12.00%) TDD
6 11 (11.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (11.00%) Web Development
6 11 (11.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (9.00%) ITIL
8 8 (8.00%) OOP
8 8 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.00%) Scrum
9 7 (7.00%) SEO
9 7 (7.00%) Project Management
9 7 (7.00%) BDD
9 7 (7.00%) Analytics
9 7 (7.00%) SDLC
10 6 (6.00%) ETL
11 5 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 61 (61.00%) C#
2 38 (38.00%) JavaScript
3 33 (33.00%) SQL
4 19 (19.00%) VB
5 12 (12.00%) VB.NET
5 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 9 (9.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (9.00%) C
7 7 (7.00%) VB6
8 4 (4.00%) PHP
9 3 (3.00%) Java
10 1 (1.00%) C++
10 1 (1.00%) Delphi
10 1 (1.00%) VBScript
10 1 (1.00%) CFML
10 1 (1.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.00%) PMP
3 1 (1.00%) MCTS
3 1 (1.00%) MCITP
3 1 (1.00%) MCP
3 1 (1.00%) CCNP
3 1 (1.00%) CCNA
3 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.00%) XenApp
4 5 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.00%) vSphere
7 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Nagios
1 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (11.00%) Oracle
1 11 (11.00%) VMware
2 9 (9.00%) Citrix
3 4 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (2.00%) NetApp
4 2 (2.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (2.00%) Twitter
5 1 (1.00%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.00%) Veeam
5 1 (1.00%) Nimsoft
5 1 (1.00%) Symantec
5 1 (1.00%) Dell
5 1 (1.00%) EMC
5 1 (1.00%) SAP
5 1 (1.00%) Siebel
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco
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