The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 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.

Microsoft
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 457 428 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.23% 17.88% 21.69%
As % of the Vendors category 50.16% 38.28% 43.63%
Number of salaries quoted 366 306 331
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 911 1118 1004
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.31% 46.70% 49.73%
Number of salaries quoted 700 776 807
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Birmingham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Birmingham

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Birmingham over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 246 (30.67%) SQL
2 217 (27.06%) C#
3 208 (25.94%) .NET
4 183 (22.82%) Windows
5 182 (22.69%) SQL Server
6 175 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 162 (20.20%) Active Directory
8 161 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
9 160 (19.95%) Microsoft Office
10 158 (19.70%) JavaScript
11 150 (18.70%) ITIL
12 141 (17.58%) VMware
13 137 (17.08%) HTML
14 134 (16.71%) Finance
15 132 (16.46%) ASP.NET
16 118 (14.71%) CSS
17 110 (13.72%) Microsoft Excel
17 110 (13.72%) VMware Infrastructure
18 109 (13.59%) Data Centre
19 102 (12.72%) MVC
20 94 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
21 93 (11.60%) SharePoint
22 86 (10.72%) CRM
22 86 (10.72%) Office 365
23 85 (10.60%) Hyper-V
23 85 (10.60%) Service Delivery
24 84 (10.47%) Retail
25 82 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
26 77 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
27 74 (9.23%) Degree

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 93 (11.60%) SharePoint
2 48 (5.99%) IIS
3 41 (5.11%) MS Exchange
4 29 (3.62%) Skype for Business
5 12 (1.50%) Drupal
5 12 (1.50%) Oracle UPK
6 9 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (0.87%) CMS
8 7 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.62%) Apache
9 5 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.62%) JBoss
9 5 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.37%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.37%) SAS
11 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 160 (19.95%) Microsoft Office
2 110 (13.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (3.24%) Spreadsheet
4 25 (3.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (2.62%) Microsoft Project
6 20 (2.49%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 50 (6.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (1.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 12 (1.50%) Oracle Assets
3 12 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (1.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (1.00%) SAP BPC
6 6 (0.75%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.25%) Actimize
7 2 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.12%) BPCS
8 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.12%) Primavera
8 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.12%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 175 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (10.72%) Office 365
3 34 (4.24%) SaaS
4 26 (3.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (2.62%) IaaS
6 15 (1.87%) PaaS
7 11 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.25%) Firebase
9 7 (0.87%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (0.25%) G Suite
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.12%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.24%) DNS
2 33 (4.11%) Firewall
3 31 (3.87%) LAN
4 26 (3.24%) WAN
5 22 (2.74%) TCP/IP
6 20 (2.49%) SAN
7 17 (2.12%) DHCP
8 15 (1.87%) Internet
8 15 (1.87%) Skype
8 15 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (1.75%) Network Security
9 14 (1.75%) SSL
9 14 (1.75%) VPN
10 9 (1.12%) HTTP
11 7 (0.87%) PBX
11 7 (0.87%) VLAN
12 6 (0.75%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.75%) Wireless
13 4 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (0.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (22.69%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (5.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 45 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (4.11%) Power BI
7 32 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (3.99%) QlikView
8 28 (3.49%) MS Access
9 25 (3.12%) Relational Database
10 23 (2.87%) NoSQL
11 21 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (2.49%) SQL Server 2014
13 17 (2.12%) SQL Server 2016
14 15 (1.87%) Big Data
14 15 (1.87%) MongoDB
15 11 (1.37%) MySQL
16 10 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (1.00%) SAP BW
17 8 (1.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 35 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (3.37%) Visual Studio
3 15 (1.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 12 (1.50%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.25%) Jasmine
5 10 (1.25%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
5 10 (1.25%) PhantomJS
5 10 (1.25%) webpack
6 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.62%) JIRA
8 4 (0.50%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.50%) MSI
9 3 (0.37%) Ant
9 3 (0.37%) Subversion
10 2 (0.25%) Concordion
10 2 (0.25%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.25%) Maven
10 2 (0.25%) Selenium
10 2 (0.25%) The Grinder
General
1 134 (16.71%) Finance
2 84 (10.47%) Retail
3 40 (4.99%) Legal
4 34 (4.24%) Advertising
5 31 (3.87%) Manufacturing
6 30 (3.74%) Automotive
7 14 (1.75%) Marketing
8 13 (1.62%) General Ledger
8 13 (1.62%) Publishing
9 12 (1.50%) Local Government
10 10 (1.25%) Law
11 4 (0.50%) Games
12 3 (0.37%) Banking
12 3 (0.37%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.25%) French Language
14 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.12%) German Language
14 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.12%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 212 (26.43%) Developer
2 115 (14.34%) Analyst
3 95 (11.85%) .NET Developer
4 72 (8.98%) Consultant
5 59 (7.36%) Architect
6 57 (7.11%) C# Developer
7 52 (6.48%) Senior Developer
8 45 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 41 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 35 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 33 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
11 33 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 32 (3.99%) Software Developer
13 31 (3.87%) Technical Manager
14 26 (3.24%) IT Support
14 26 (3.24%) Support Analyst
15 25 (3.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 25 (3.12%) IT Manager
15 25 (3.12%) Senior .NET Developer
15 25 (3.12%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (25.94%) .NET
2 137 (17.08%) HTML
3 132 (16.46%) ASP.NET
4 118 (14.71%) CSS
5 77 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 67 (8.35%) jQuery
7 49 (6.11%) Entity Framework
8 45 (5.61%) .NET Framework
9 44 (5.49%) AngularJS
10 38 (4.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 37 (4.61%) HTML5
12 30 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 24 (2.99%) WCF
13 24 (2.99%) Web Services
14 22 (2.74%) Node.js
15 20 (2.49%) RESTful
16 19 (2.37%) MDX
17 18 (2.24%) JSON
17 18 (2.24%) REST
18 17 (2.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 109 (13.59%) Data Centre
2 54 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.74%) Driving Licence
4 35 (4.36%) Mobile App
5 26 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.62%) Fintech
7 16 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.62%) CMDB
9 12 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.25%) NHS
11 9 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.00%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.00%) Private Cloud
13 7 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.87%) Smartphone
14 6 (0.75%) EPoS
14 6 (0.75%) PKI
14 6 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 183 (22.82%) Windows
2 71 (8.85%) Windows Server
3 64 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (5.49%) Windows 7
5 43 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (4.86%) Linux
7 28 (3.49%) Windows 10
8 20 (2.49%) Android
9 13 (1.62%) Windows 8
9 13 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (1.37%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.87%) Unix
11 7 (0.87%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.50%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.50%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.12%) AIX
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (18.70%) ITIL
3 102 (12.72%) MVC
4 86 (10.72%) CRM
5 85 (10.60%) Service Delivery
6 82 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
7 64 (7.98%) Presales
8 59 (7.36%) TDD
9 57 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 49 (6.11%) Line Management
11 45 (5.61%) Mentoring
12 44 (5.49%) Change Management
12 44 (5.49%) ERP
13 41 (5.11%) ETL
14 39 (4.86%) Change Control
15 37 (4.61%) BDD
15 37 (4.61%) PRINCE2
15 37 (4.61%) Project Management
15 37 (4.61%) SDLC
16 33 (4.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 246 (30.67%) SQL
2 217 (27.06%) C#
3 158 (19.70%) JavaScript
4 52 (6.48%) T-SQL
5 42 (5.24%) PowerShell
6 28 (3.49%) VB.NET
7 21 (2.62%) VB
8 18 (2.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 17 (2.12%) VBScript
10 15 (1.87%) Java
11 14 (1.75%) TypeScript
12 10 (1.25%) PHP
12 10 (1.25%) Ruby
13 7 (0.87%) C
14 6 (0.75%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.75%) VBA
15 4 (0.50%) C++
16 3 (0.37%) Python
16 3 (0.37%) Scala
17 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (9.23%) Degree
3 57 (7.11%) Security Cleared
4 49 (6.11%) MCSE
5 38 (4.74%) MCSA
6 33 (4.11%) SC Cleared
7 24 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (2.87%) ISEB
9 21 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 15 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
11 13 (1.62%) LPIC
11 13 (1.62%) MCP
12 11 (1.37%) HND
13 10 (1.25%) GNVQ
13 10 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
14 8 (1.00%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.87%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 6 (0.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.74%) QA
2 21 (2.62%) SLA
3 13 (1.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (1.50%) PMO
5 7 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.50%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.12%) BS25999
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) FINRA
8 1 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 1 (0.12%) P3O
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 162 (20.20%) Active Directory
2 110 (13.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (10.60%) Hyper-V
4 21 (2.62%) vSphere
5 15 (1.87%) VMware Workstation
6 13 (1.62%) Firmware
7 11 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.62%) XenApp
11 4 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.37%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.25%) XenServer
14 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 59 (7.36%) SCCM
2 32 (3.99%) Backup Exec
2 32 (3.99%) SCOM
3 18 (2.24%) NetBackup
4 16 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.87%) Puppet
7 5 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (0.62%) WSUS
8 4 (0.50%) SCSM
9 2 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.25%) Icinga
9 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.25%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.25%) vRealize
10 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 141 (17.58%) VMware
2 69 (8.60%) Citrix
3 46 (5.74%) Cisco
4 41 (5.11%) Oracle
5 32 (3.99%) Tableau
6 31 (3.87%) NetApp
7 29 (3.62%) IBM
8 27 (3.37%) SAP
9 24 (2.99%) EMC
10 22 (2.74%) Veeam
11 19 (2.37%) HP
12 18 (2.24%) Xamarin
13 17 (2.12%) ServiceNow
14 16 (2.00%) Dell
15 15 (1.87%) 3PAR
16 13 (1.62%) Cognos
16 13 (1.62%) JD Edwards
16 13 (1.62%) Red Hat
17 12 (1.50%) Symantec
18 10 (1.25%) Sitecore
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NACRO
Salary: Circa £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Red10
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £39000 per annum + Great benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
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I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I3
Salary: £36000 - £39000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £32500.00 - £35400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension & Health
Posted: 6 days ago
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Candour Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (+ excellent package)
Posted: 2 days ago
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Computacenter
Salary: Benefits+Car
Posted: 3 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago