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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 17.65% 18.75% -
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 75.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £20,000 £33,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.29% -
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 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 17.65% 25.00% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Average salary £20,000 £30,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -22.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 November 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 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) XenServer
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) Data Extraction
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) XenServer
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) VMware