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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 41 87 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 16.80% 30.00% 26.22%
As % of the Vendors category 38.68% 58.39% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 40 68 68
Average salary £31,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
106 149 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 43.44% 51.38% 51.75%
Number of salaries quoted 96 97 109
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £55,000
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 4 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 59 (62.77%) C#
1 59 (62.77%) .NET
2 56 (59.57%) SQL Server
3 45 (47.87%) HTML
4 44 (46.81%) ASP.NET
5 41 (43.62%) JavaScript
6 38 (40.43%) MS Excel
7 35 (37.23%) CSS
8 31 (32.98%) MVC
9 30 (31.91%) Windows
9 30 (31.91%) SQL
10 27 (28.72%) Visual Studio
11 25 (26.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (24.47%) jQuery
13 22 (23.40%) .NET Framework
14 21 (22.34%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (21.28%) WCF
16 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (20.21%) VB
17 17 (18.09%) SharePoint
17 17 (18.09%) Degree
18 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
18 15 (15.96%) MySQL
19 14 (14.89%) Computer Science
19 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
20 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
20 13 (13.83%) AngularJS
20 13 (13.83%) SQL Server 2005
20 13 (13.83%) VMware
20 13 (13.83%) Web Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (18.09%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.70%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.45%) CMS
4 4 (4.26%) IIS
4 4 (4.26%) Apache
5 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.06%) Node.js
Applications
1 38 (40.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Project
2 6 (6.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) LAN
2 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.26%) Internet
2 4 (4.26%) VLAN
2 4 (4.26%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.13%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.13%) Firewall
3 2 (2.13%) SAN
3 2 (2.13%) DMZ
3 2 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (1.06%) DHCP
4 1 (1.06%) DNS
4 1 (1.06%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (59.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.96%) MySQL
3 13 (13.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.06%) DB2
8 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (28.72%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.45%) TeamCity
2 7 (7.45%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.45%) Jasmine
3 6 (6.38%) NUnit
4 4 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.06%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.32%) Games
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.19%) Finance
3 2 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (65.96%) Developer
2 37 (39.36%) .NET Developer
2 37 (39.36%) C# Developer
3 33 (35.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 21 (22.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (18.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (14.89%) Junior
7 13 (13.83%) Junior Developer
8 11 (11.70%) Senior Developer
9 10 (10.64%) VB.NET Developer
10 9 (9.57%) Graduate
10 9 (9.57%) Software Developer
11 8 (8.51%) Analyst
11 8 (8.51%) Administrator
11 8 (8.51%) Junior C# Developer
11 8 (8.51%) Junior .NET Developer
11 8 (8.51%) Graduate Developer
11 8 (8.51%) Graduate C# Developer
12 7 (7.45%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 7 (7.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (62.77%) .NET
2 45 (47.87%) HTML
3 44 (46.81%) ASP.NET
4 35 (37.23%) CSS
5 25 (26.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (24.47%) jQuery
7 22 (23.40%) .NET Framework
8 20 (21.28%) WCF
9 13 (13.83%) Web Services
9 13 (13.83%) AngularJS
10 12 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (12.77%) Entity Framework
11 11 (11.70%) WPF
11 11 (11.70%) Silverlight
12 10 (10.64%) LINQ
12 10 (10.64%) WinForms
12 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (7.45%) Ember.js
13 7 (7.45%) Durandal
13 7 (7.45%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.45%) Algorithms
4 6 (6.38%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.32%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.19%) Statistics
7 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.13%) Blog
8 1 (1.06%) FMCG
8 1 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.91%) Windows
2 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.38%) Linux
5 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) MVC
2 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
4 11 (11.70%) Web Development
4 11 (11.70%) ITIL
5 10 (10.64%) OOP
6 9 (9.57%) TDD
7 8 (8.51%) Time Management
7 8 (8.51%) Open Source
7 8 (8.51%) SDLC
8 7 (7.45%) Analytics
8 7 (7.45%) BDD
8 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.45%) SEO
8 7 (7.45%) Scrum
8 7 (7.45%) Project Management
9 6 (6.38%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.32%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (62.77%) C#
2 41 (43.62%) JavaScript
3 30 (31.91%) SQL
4 19 (20.21%) VB
5 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
6 12 (12.77%) VB.NET
7 9 (9.57%) C
8 7 (7.45%) VB6
9 4 (4.26%) PHP
10 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.19%) Java
11 2 (2.13%) VBScript
12 1 (1.06%) C++
12 1 (1.06%) Delphi
12 1 (1.06%) CFML
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.13%) CCNP
3 2 (2.13%) CCNA
3 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.06%) MCP
4 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.06%) MCTS
4 1 (1.06%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
1 3 (3.19%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.38%) XenApp
4 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.06%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (13.83%) VMware
2 10 (10.64%) Citrix
3 8 (8.51%) Oracle
4 4 (4.26%) IBM
5 2 (2.13%) Dell
5 2 (2.13%) NetApp
5 2 (2.13%) SonicWALL
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco
5 2 (2.13%) Symantec
5 2 (2.13%) Nimsoft
5 2 (2.13%) Twitter
6 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.06%) Apple
6 1 (1.06%) SAP
6 1 (1.06%) Siebel
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago