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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 28 51 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 13.15% 19.39% 22.46%
As % of the Vendors category 35.44% 43.97% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 45 33
Median salary £30,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
79 116 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 37.09% 44.11% 50.53%
Number of salaries quoted 56 83 60
Median salary £34,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 35 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 23 (29.87%) SQL
3 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (24.68%) .NET
5 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
6 16 (20.78%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (20.78%) Windows
7 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
7 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
7 15 (19.48%) Finance
7 15 (19.48%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (19.48%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (18.18%) Degree
8 14 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 14 (18.18%) C#
8 14 (18.18%) Visual Studio
9 13 (16.88%) MS Office
9 13 (16.88%) Scrum
10 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
11 11 (14.29%) CSS
11 11 (14.29%) ITIL
12 10 (12.99%) HTML
12 10 (12.99%) Firewall
12 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
13 9 (11.69%) MVC
13 9 (11.69%) Project Management
13 9 (11.69%) Dell
13 9 (11.69%) Coaching
13 9 (11.69%) Patch Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.49%) IIS
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.88%) MS Office
3 5 (6.49%) MS Project
4 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.79%) SaaS
4 5 (6.49%) GitHub
4 5 (6.49%) IaaS
4 5 (6.49%) Office 365
5 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) Firewall
2 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.19%) Internet
4 2 (2.60%) LAN
4 2 (2.60%) WAN
5 1 (1.30%) Extranet
5 1 (1.30%) Intranet
5 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) Big Data
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) Power BI
7 1 (1.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.49%) Xcode
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) Developer
2 13 (16.88%) Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) Administrator
4 8 (10.39%) IT Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.79%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Development Manager
5 6 (7.79%) Junior
5 6 (7.79%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.49%) Azure Administrator
6 5 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.49%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (6.49%) iOS Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Junior QA Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) .NET
2 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
3 11 (14.29%) CSS
4 10 (12.99%) HTML
5 8 (10.39%) jQuery
6 7 (9.09%) Web Services
7 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.90%) Cocoa
9 3 (3.90%) MDX
10 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.60%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.60%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (2.60%) LESS
10 2 (2.60%) Sass
10 2 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.60%) WCF
11 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.49%) Cryptography
4 5 (6.49%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (6.49%) EPoS
4 5 (6.49%) EqualLogic
5 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.19%) Health Informatics
5 4 (5.19%) Informatics
5 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.90%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.30%) Linked Data
7 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.30%) RIA
7 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.60%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Solaris
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.78%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 13 (16.88%) Scrum
5 11 (14.29%) ITIL
6 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
7 9 (11.69%) Coaching
7 9 (11.69%) MVC
7 9 (11.69%) Patch Management
7 9 (11.69%) Project Management
8 8 (10.39%) OOP
9 7 (9.09%) Analytics
9 7 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (7.79%) iOS Development
10 6 (7.79%) ITSM
10 6 (7.79%) SDLC
10 6 (7.79%) TDD
11 5 (6.49%) DRM
11 5 (6.49%) Information Security
11 5 (6.49%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) SQL
2 14 (18.18%) C#
3 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.79%) Objective-C
5 5 (6.49%) Apple Swift
6 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.60%) C
8 1 (1.30%) C++
8 1 (1.30%) Java
8 1 (1.30%) Perl
8 1 (1.30%) PHP
8 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
8 1 (1.30%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.30%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (6.49%) CCSP
3 5 (6.49%) CEH
3 5 (6.49%) CISA
3 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.49%) CISM
3 5 (6.49%) CISSP
3 5 (6.49%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (6.49%) GIAC
3 5 (6.49%) ISACA
3 5 (6.49%) ISEB
3 5 (6.49%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.49%) SANS
3 5 (6.49%) Security+ Certification
3 5 (6.49%) SSCP
4 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
1 5 (6.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.60%) SLA
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Dell
2 8 (10.39%) HP
3 7 (9.09%) Citrix
4 6 (7.79%) VMware
5 5 (6.49%) NetApp
5 5 (6.49%) Xamarin
6 4 (5.19%) Fujitsu
6 4 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle
8 1 (1.30%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.30%) Lotus
8 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.30%) Trayport
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