The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Sutton Coldfield region.

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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 37.50% 16.67% 15.38%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 50.00% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Average salary £31,500 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.15% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Sutton Coldfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 56.25% 33.33% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 14
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -30.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £25,600 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,500 £34,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
West Midlands

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 30 Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (92.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) Data Extraction
4 7 (53.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) MS Office
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) XenServer
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) VPN
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) DHCP
7 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
8 2 (15.38%) Adobe

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 12 (92.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) SQL DBA
1 7 (53.85%) DBA
1 7 (53.85%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WinForms
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
2 1 (7.69%) Logistics
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) XenServer
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) Telerik
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton Coldfield
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago