The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Sutton Coldfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 15.38% 32.26% 5.56%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 71.43% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £27,250 £30,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.16% -57.14%
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 Sutton Coldfield region.

Vendors Category
Sutton Coldfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 23.08% 45.16% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 4
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,600 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £58,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Sutton Coldfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Sutton Coldfield region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

Microsoft
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) VMware