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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 83 65 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 30.63% 20.00% 29.90%
As % of the Vendors category 51.23% 37.79% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 75 46 47
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £18,500 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,750 £54,000
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
162 172 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 59.78% 52.92% 59.80%
Number of salaries quoted 109 116 79
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,186 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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 30 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 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 (48.41%) SQL Server
2 66 (42.04%) .NET
3 61 (38.85%) C#
4 53 (33.76%) MS Excel
5 47 (29.94%) SQL
6 46 (29.30%) HTML
7 45 (28.66%) ASP.NET
8 42 (26.75%) Windows
9 37 (23.57%) Finance
9 37 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (22.29%) MS Office
11 31 (19.75%) JavaScript
12 30 (19.11%) Visual Studio
13 29 (18.47%) SharePoint
14 26 (16.56%) Active Directory
14 26 (16.56%) CSS
15 25 (15.92%) XML
16 24 (15.29%) SQL Server 2008
16 24 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (14.65%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (14.65%) Degree
18 22 (14.01%) MS Project
19 21 (13.38%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
20 20 (12.74%) CRM
21 19 (12.10%) VMware
21 19 (12.10%) Security Cleared
21 19 (12.10%) IIS
21 19 (12.10%) VB.NET
21 19 (12.10%) Telecoms

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (18.47%) SharePoint
2 19 (12.10%) IIS
3 13 (8.28%) MS Exchange
4 10 (6.37%) Lync
5 9 (5.73%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.91%) EPiServer CMS
8 3 (1.91%) CMS
8 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.27%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (33.76%) MS Excel
2 35 (22.29%) MS Office
3 22 (14.01%) MS Project
4 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.91%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.91%) SaaS
1 3 (1.91%) IaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.92%) Internet
2 11 (7.01%) SAN
2 11 (7.01%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.73%) LAN
3 9 (5.73%) DNS
3 9 (5.73%) NAS
4 8 (5.10%) WAN
5 6 (3.82%) IP Telephony
6 5 (3.18%) DHCP
6 5 (3.18%) VPN
7 4 (2.55%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.91%) VLAN
8 3 (1.91%) Wireless
8 3 (1.91%) Firewall
9 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (48.41%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (9.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (8.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (5.73%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (3.82%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.64%) MS Access
10 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (19.11%) Visual Studio
2 13 (8.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.73%) Subversion
4 3 (1.91%) MSI
5 1 (0.64%) Hudson
General
1 37 (23.57%) Finance
2 19 (12.10%) Telecoms
3 16 (10.19%) Retail
4 2 (1.27%) Marketing
4 2 (1.27%) Automotive
4 2 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (47.77%) Developer
2 34 (21.66%) .NET Developer
3 29 (18.47%) Software Developer
4 20 (12.74%) C# Developer
5 18 (11.46%) Analyst
5 18 (11.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (10.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (8.92%) .NET Software Developer
8 13 (8.28%) C# Software Developer
8 13 (8.28%) Project Planner
8 13 (8.28%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.37%) VB.NET Developer
10 9 (5.73%) Programmer
10 9 (5.73%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.73%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.10%) Software Programmer
11 8 (5.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (3.82%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.82%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (42.04%) .NET
2 46 (29.30%) HTML
3 45 (28.66%) ASP.NET
4 26 (16.56%) CSS
5 25 (15.92%) XML
6 16 (10.19%) WCF
7 15 (9.55%) HTML5
7 15 (9.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 13 (8.28%) Silverlight
9 12 (7.64%) Web Services
10 10 (6.37%) MDX
10 10 (6.37%) WPF
11 6 (3.82%) Software Packaging
11 6 (3.82%) .NET Framework
12 5 (3.18%) Application Packaging
12 5 (3.18%) XSD
12 5 (3.18%) XSL
12 5 (3.18%) LINQ
12 5 (3.18%) jQuery
12 5 (3.18%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.55%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.73%) Clustering
4 6 (3.82%) iPhone
4 6 (3.82%) iPad
5 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.91%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.27%) PKI
6 2 (1.27%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.64%) Open Source
7 1 (0.64%) Statistics
7 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.64%) DTV
7 1 (0.64%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.75%) Windows
2 24 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (14.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (13.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.37%) Windows 7
5 10 (6.37%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.55%) Linux
7 3 (1.91%) Android
8 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (12.74%) CRM
3 15 (9.55%) ITIL
3 15 (9.55%) Project Planning
4 14 (8.92%) Mentoring
5 13 (8.28%) PRINCE2
5 13 (8.28%) E-Commerce
5 13 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (7.64%) Software Engineering
7 10 (6.37%) Scrum
7 10 (6.37%) Project Management
7 10 (6.37%) MVC
7 10 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (5.10%) Change Control
8 8 (5.10%) Change Management
9 7 (4.46%) Business Analysis
9 7 (4.46%) Coaching
10 6 (3.82%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (3.82%) Time Management
10 6 (3.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (38.85%) C#
2 47 (29.94%) SQL
3 31 (19.75%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.10%) VB.NET
5 15 (9.55%) T-SQL
6 11 (7.01%) VB
7 10 (6.37%) VB6
8 5 (3.18%) XPath
9 4 (2.55%) VBScript
10 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.64%) X++
11 1 (0.64%) Java
11 1 (0.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 23 (14.65%) Degree
2 19 (12.10%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.82%) MCP
5 5 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.55%) CCNP
6 4 (2.55%) CCNA
6 4 (2.55%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.91%) HND
7 3 (1.91%) MCPD
8 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.18%) SLA
2 4 (2.55%) QA
System Software
1 26 (16.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.28%) Hyper-V
3 12 (7.64%) vSphere
4 6 (3.82%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.55%) XenApp
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (9.55%) SCCM
2 11 (7.01%) SCOM
3 6 (3.82%) SCDPM
4 4 (2.55%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.64%) Nagios
6 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (12.10%) VMware
2 16 (10.19%) Citrix
3 15 (9.55%) Fujitsu
4 10 (6.37%) Oracle
5 9 (5.73%) Cisco
5 9 (5.73%) HP
6 7 (4.46%) Dell
7 6 (3.82%) Apple
8 5 (3.18%) Symantec
9 3 (1.91%) EMC
9 3 (1.91%) IBM
9 3 (1.91%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.91%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.91%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.91%) Red Gate
10 2 (1.27%) BMC
10 2 (1.27%) Veritas
10 2 (1.27%) Lotus
10 2 (1.27%) AppSense
10 2 (1.27%) Remedy
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Xoserve
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + holiday incentives, company car, bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 9 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago