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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 35 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 15.29% 12.77% 31.62%
As % of the Vendors category 37.68% 27.13% 53.69%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 72
Median salary £27,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
69 129 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 40.59% 47.08% 58.89%
Number of salaries quoted 57 114 97
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £47,500 £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 27 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
3 17 (34.00%) Hyper-V
4 16 (32.00%) Windows
5 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
6 13 (26.00%) VMware
7 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (22.00%) Citrix
9 10 (20.00%) .NET
9 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.00%) TDD
10 9 (18.00%) Firewall
10 9 (18.00%) MVC
10 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (18.00%) C#
10 9 (18.00%) SQL
10 9 (18.00%) ITIL
10 9 (18.00%) OOP
10 9 (18.00%) NetApp
11 8 (16.00%) Dell
11 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
11 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
11 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (16.00%) Office 365
11 8 (16.00%) EqualLogic
11 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (14.00%) jQuery

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 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (12.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.00%) MS Office
2 6 (12.00%) MS Project
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (16.00%) Office 365
3 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.00%) GitHub
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Xcode
3 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Law
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Service Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Angular Developer
4 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.00%) CSS
3 7 (14.00%) jQuery
4 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (12.00%) HTML
4 6 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (10.00%) Angular 2
5 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 5 (10.00%) LESS
5 5 (10.00%) Sass
5 5 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.00%) Cocoa
7 2 (4.00%) JSON
7 2 (4.00%) SOAP
7 2 (4.00%) Web Services
8 1 (2.00%) Ajax
8 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.00%) EMC VNX
5 2 (4.00%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.00%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.00%) EPoS
6 1 (2.00%) FMCG
6 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.00%) Android
5 1 (2.00%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) MVC
2 9 (18.00%) OOP
2 9 (18.00%) TDD
3 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (12.00%) Analytics
4 6 (12.00%) Project Management
4 6 (12.00%) Web Development
5 5 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (10.00%) SOLID
6 4 (8.00%) iOS Development
6 4 (8.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) C#
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.00%) TypeScript
4 4 (8.00%) Objective-C
5 3 (6.00%) Apple Swift
5 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) NCDA
4 1 (2.00%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.00%) UAG
5 3 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.00%) vSphere
7 1 (2.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) VMware
2 11 (22.00%) Citrix
3 9 (18.00%) NetApp
4 8 (16.00%) Dell
4 8 (16.00%) EqualLogic
5 3 (6.00%) Xamarin
6 2 (4.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.00%) EMC
6 2 (4.00%) Symantec
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
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