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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 49 71 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 17.31% 25.18% 21.37%
As % of the Vendors category 38.28% 50.00% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 45 37 50
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £45,200
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
128 142 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 45.23% 50.35% 63.71%
Number of salaries quoted 88 63 89
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 54 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (48.15%) C#
3 51 (47.22%) .NET
4 46 (42.59%) MS Excel
5 40 (37.04%) ASP.NET
6 39 (36.11%) Windows
7 33 (30.56%) SQL
8 31 (28.70%) MVC
9 28 (25.93%) JavaScript
9 28 (25.93%) HTML
9 28 (25.93%) Active Directory
9 28 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (24.07%) CSS
10 26 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (20.37%) .NET Framework
12 21 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (18.52%) ITIL
14 19 (17.59%) SharePoint
14 19 (17.59%) Software Engineering
15 17 (15.74%) Unit Testing
15 17 (15.74%) Time Management
15 17 (15.74%) Configuration Management
16 16 (14.81%) T-SQL
17 15 (13.89%) Oracle
17 15 (13.89%) MS Office
18 14 (12.96%) Open Source
19 13 (12.04%) Hyper-V
19 13 (12.04%) Degree
19 13 (12.04%) NUnit
19 13 (12.04%) VMware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (17.59%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.70%) IIS
3 4 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.85%) CMS
5 2 (1.85%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.93%) Lync
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 46 (42.59%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.89%) MS Office
3 8 (7.41%) MS Project
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) LAN
2 7 (6.48%) WAN
2 7 (6.48%) VLAN
3 6 (5.56%) WebEx
4 5 (4.63%) Internet
4 5 (4.63%) VPN
5 4 (3.70%) DNS
5 4 (3.70%) Firewall
5 4 (3.70%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.78%) SAN
7 2 (1.85%) DMZ
7 2 (1.85%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.93%) DHCP
8 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.93%) Informix
8 1 (0.93%) MS Access
8 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (12.04%) NUnit
2 11 (10.19%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.93%) Hudson
3 1 (0.93%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (3.70%) Advertising
2 3 (2.78%) Finance
3 2 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Local Government
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (47.22%) Developer
2 38 (35.19%) .NET Developer
2 38 (35.19%) C# Developer
3 36 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 25 (23.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (19.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (14.81%) Senior Developer
7 14 (12.96%) Architect
8 13 (12.04%) Senior Architect
9 11 (10.19%) C# Architect
9 11 (10.19%) Administrator
9 11 (10.19%) VB.NET Developer
9 11 (10.19%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (10.19%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (10.19%) .NET Architect
9 11 (10.19%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (9.26%) Senior .NET Architect
10 10 (9.26%) Software Developer
11 9 (8.33%) Analyst
11 9 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (47.22%) .NET
2 40 (37.04%) ASP.NET
3 28 (25.93%) HTML
4 26 (24.07%) CSS
4 26 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (20.37%) .NET Framework
6 13 (12.04%) Entity Framework
7 12 (11.11%) Web Services
7 12 (11.11%) XML
8 10 (9.26%) WCF
9 9 (8.33%) WinForms
9 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (7.41%) jQuery
11 7 (6.48%) WPF
11 7 (6.48%) Silverlight
11 7 (6.48%) LINQ
12 6 (5.56%) SOAP
13 5 (4.63%) Ajax
13 5 (4.63%) REST
14 2 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.96%) Open Source
3 9 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.78%) Statistics
6 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.85%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (36.11%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.56%) Linux
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.93%) UNIX
7 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.70%) MVC
2 21 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.52%) ITIL
4 19 (17.59%) Software Engineering
5 17 (15.74%) Configuration Management
5 17 (15.74%) Unit Testing
5 17 (15.74%) Time Management
6 12 (11.11%) Project Management
6 12 (11.11%) TDD
7 8 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.78%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.78%) Resource Management
9 3 (2.78%) Logistics
9 3 (2.78%) Change Management
9 3 (2.78%) OOP
9 3 (2.78%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 52 (48.15%) C#
2 33 (30.56%) SQL
3 28 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 16 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 12 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 10 (9.26%) VB
7 8 (7.41%) C
8 6 (5.56%) VB6
9 4 (3.70%) VBScript
10 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.85%) XPath
11 2 (1.85%) XAML
12 1 (0.93%) C++
12 1 (0.93%) Delphi
12 1 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) Degree
2 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.70%) CCNA
4 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.78%) CCNP
6 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) MCP
7 1 (0.93%) HND
7 1 (0.93%) ISEB
7 1 (0.93%) PMP
7 1 (0.93%) MCTS
7 1 (0.93%) MCITP
7 1 (0.93%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.04%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.41%) vSphere
4 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.63%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.78%) XenApp
6 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.85%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Oracle
2 13 (12.04%) VMware
3 7 (6.48%) Citrix
4 6 (5.56%) Symantec
4 6 (5.56%) Dell
5 5 (4.63%) NetApp
6 2 (1.85%) EMC
6 2 (1.85%) SonicWALL
6 2 (1.85%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.93%) Veeam
7 1 (0.93%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.93%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.93%) Nimsoft
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe
7 1 (0.93%) Apple
7 1 (0.93%) Remedy
Solihull
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
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ISL
Posted: Yesterday
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ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension contribution, gym membership
Posted: 14 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago