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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 352 427 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.22% 18.16% 21.46%
As % of the Vendors category 43.19% 41.46% 46.72%
Number of salaries quoted 262 329 322
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 815 1030 792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 44.51% 43.81% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 582 798 671
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,620 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,050 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Birmingham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 402 (51.41%) MS Excel
2 206 (26.34%) Active Directory
3 187 (23.91%) SQL
3 187 (23.91%) VMware
4 184 (23.53%) Windows
5 175 (22.38%) MS Office
6 154 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
7 151 (19.31%) .NET
8 147 (18.80%) SQL Server
9 145 (18.54%) C#
10 136 (17.39%) Finance
10 136 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 128 (16.37%) Data Centre
12 125 (15.98%) ITIL
13 121 (15.47%) Citrix
14 105 (13.43%) HTML
15 104 (13.30%) ASP.NET
16 102 (13.04%) JavaScript
17 100 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
18 98 (12.53%) CSS
19 96 (12.28%) CRM
19 96 (12.28%) Service Delivery
20 80 (10.23%) MVC
21 78 (9.97%) Hyper-V
22 76 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
23 72 (9.21%) MS Exchange
24 70 (8.95%) Cisco
25 69 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
26 67 (8.57%) ERP
27 62 (7.93%) Linux

Microsoft
Top Related 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 72 (9.21%) MS Exchange
2 36 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 29 (3.71%) IIS
3 29 (3.71%) Skype for Business
4 18 (2.30%) Oracle UPK
5 12 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.51%) Apache
9 4 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.51%) WordPress
10 3 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.38%) Drupal
10 3 (0.38%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.38%) SAS
11 2 (0.26%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.26%) JBoss
11 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 402 (51.41%) MS Excel
2 175 (22.38%) MS Office
3 44 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (3.20%) MS Visio
5 24 (3.07%) MS Project
6 9 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 46 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (2.81%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (2.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 18 (2.30%) Oracle Assets
3 18 (2.30%) Oracle Payables
3 18 (2.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 14 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (1.53%) SAP BPC
6 6 (0.77%) Sentinel
6 6 (0.77%) Shopify
7 3 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.26%) BPCS
8 2 (0.26%) Magento
9 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.13%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 100 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (7.93%) Office 365
3 35 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (3.20%) SaaS
5 8 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.64%) IaaS
8 3 (0.38%) PaaS
9 2 (0.26%) G Suite
9 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.88%) Network Security
2 41 (5.24%) DNS
2 41 (5.24%) Firewall
3 29 (3.71%) LAN
4 27 (3.45%) DHCP
5 25 (3.20%) WAN
6 20 (2.56%) SAN
6 20 (2.56%) TCP/IP
7 16 (2.05%) SSL
8 12 (1.53%) Skype
8 12 (1.53%) Wireless
9 10 (1.28%) VPN
9 10 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (1.02%) VLAN
11 7 (0.90%) Internet
11 7 (0.90%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.77%) NAS
13 5 (0.64%) BGP
13 5 (0.64%) OSPF
13 5 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (3.07%) SQL Server 2014
5 20 (2.56%) MS Access
6 19 (2.43%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.66%) SAP BW
9 13 (1.66%) SAP HANA
9 13 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.53%) Big Data
11 11 (1.41%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.41%) QlikView
12 9 (1.15%) MySQL
12 9 (1.15%) Power BI
13 7 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 36 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (4.22%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.90%) Mercurial
5 6 (0.77%) Subversion
6 5 (0.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (0.38%) Selenium
7 3 (0.38%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (0.26%) Ant
8 2 (0.26%) Concordion
8 2 (0.26%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.26%) JIRA
8 2 (0.26%) MSTest
8 2 (0.26%) The Grinder
9 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.13%) HttpUnit
9 1 (0.13%) JUnit
9 1 (0.13%) NUnit
9 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.13%) Xcode
General
1 136 (17.39%) Finance
2 52 (6.65%) Retail
3 47 (6.01%) Manufacturing
4 27 (3.45%) Automotive
5 24 (3.07%) Advertising
5 24 (3.07%) Publishing
6 20 (2.56%) Marketing
7 19 (2.43%) General Ledger
8 14 (1.79%) Local Government
9 12 (1.53%) Law
10 9 (1.15%) Legal
11 7 (0.90%) Banking
11 7 (0.90%) Games
12 6 (0.77%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.51%) Billing
14 3 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.26%) French Language
15 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (19.44%) Developer
2 113 (14.45%) Analyst
3 80 (10.23%) Architect
4 62 (7.93%) .NET Developer
5 54 (6.91%) C# Developer
6 50 (6.39%) Consultant
7 37 (4.73%) Support Analyst
8 36 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 35 (4.48%) Senior Developer
9 35 (4.48%) Technical Manager
10 34 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 33 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
12 31 (3.96%) Support Engineer
13 26 (3.32%) IT Support
14 25 (3.20%) 2nd Line Support
14 25 (3.20%) Operations Manager
14 25 (3.20%) Software Developer
15 23 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
16 22 (2.81%) Service Analyst
16 22 (2.81%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (19.31%) .NET
2 105 (13.43%) HTML
3 104 (13.30%) ASP.NET
4 98 (12.53%) CSS
5 47 (6.01%) jQuery
6 45 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (5.24%) .NET Framework
8 36 (4.60%) HTML5
9 35 (4.48%) Entity Framework
10 33 (4.22%) AngularJS
11 27 (3.45%) WCF
12 21 (2.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (2.43%) CSS3
14 19 (2.43%) Web Services
15 16 (2.05%) WPF
16 15 (1.92%) WF
17 14 (1.79%) XML
18 13 (1.66%) JSON
18 13 (1.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 128 (16.37%) Data Centre
2 56 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.86%) Management Information System
4 32 (4.09%) NHS
5 23 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 22 (2.81%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.17%) CMDB
7 17 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
8 14 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.15%) Fintech
11 8 (1.02%) iPhone
12 6 (0.77%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.77%) Blog
12 6 (0.77%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.77%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.64%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.64%) Clustering
13 5 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 184 (23.53%) Windows
2 62 (7.93%) Linux
3 59 (7.54%) Windows Server
4 51 (6.52%) Windows 7
5 44 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (3.32%) Unix
8 25 (3.20%) Android
9 23 (2.94%) Windows 10
10 16 (2.05%) Windows 8
10 16 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.41%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.28%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.77%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.38%) AIX
14 3 (0.38%) SUSE
14 3 (0.38%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (15.98%) ITIL
3 96 (12.28%) CRM
3 96 (12.28%) Service Delivery
4 80 (10.23%) MVC
5 69 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 67 (8.57%) ERP
7 55 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
8 53 (6.78%) Presales
9 50 (6.39%) PRINCE2
10 43 (5.50%) Line Management
11 39 (4.99%) Scrum
12 37 (4.73%) Process Improvement
13 33 (4.22%) Mentoring
13 33 (4.22%) TDD
14 32 (4.09%) Change Management
14 32 (4.09%) Project Management
14 32 (4.09%) SDLC
15 31 (3.96%) Service Management
16 30 (3.84%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 187 (23.91%) SQL
2 145 (18.54%) C#
3 102 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 27 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 26 (3.32%) VB.NET
6 16 (2.05%) Java
7 14 (1.79%) C
7 14 (1.79%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.28%) PHP
9 9 (1.15%) VBA
10 8 (1.02%) C++
10 8 (1.02%) VB
11 6 (0.77%) VBScript
12 3 (0.38%) Python
12 3 (0.38%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.13%) Dart
13 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.13%) R
13 1 (0.13%) Scala
13 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (7.93%) Degree
3 52 (6.65%) Security Cleared
4 42 (5.37%) MCSE
5 34 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 32 (4.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 25 (3.20%) ISEB
8 22 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (2.17%) MCSA
10 15 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
10 15 (1.92%) LPIC
11 13 (1.66%) ISTQB
12 12 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (1.53%) MCP
13 10 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
15 7 (0.90%) CCNA
16 5 (0.64%) CISSP
16 5 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.63%) SLA
2 33 (4.22%) QA
3 15 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (1.15%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.77%) PMO
6 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 206 (26.34%) Active Directory
2 136 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (9.97%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
5 15 (1.92%) Firmware
6 11 (1.41%) XenApp
7 9 (1.15%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.64%) Terminal Server
9 5 (0.64%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.51%) NFS
11 3 (0.38%) Docker
11 3 (0.38%) vSphere
11 3 (0.38%) XenServer
12 2 (0.26%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 49 (6.27%) SCCM
2 27 (3.45%) SCOM
3 19 (2.43%) Backup Exec
4 15 (1.92%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.64%) EdgeSight
6 5 (0.64%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.38%) Icinga
8 3 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.38%) Puppet
8 3 (0.38%) vRealize
9 2 (0.26%) WSUS
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.13%) DameWare
10 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 187 (23.91%) VMware
2 121 (15.47%) Citrix
3 70 (8.95%) Cisco
4 39 (4.99%) IBM
4 39 (4.99%) Oracle
5 31 (3.96%) NetApp
5 31 (3.96%) SAP
6 24 (3.07%) EMC
7 21 (2.69%) JD Edwards
8 19 (2.43%) Red Hat
9 17 (2.17%) 3PAR
9 17 (2.17%) HP
10 16 (2.05%) Cognos
11 12 (1.53%) Tableau
12 11 (1.41%) Dell
12 11 (1.41%) Symantec
13 9 (1.15%) Apple
13 9 (1.15%) LANDesk
13 9 (1.15%) NEC
13 9 (1.15%) Xamarin
Birmingham
Hudson IT (Birmingham)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Hudson IT (Birmingham)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Car,Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Square One Resources
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Mereway Group of Companies
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Connect Distribution
Posted: 4 days ago