Period
to 25 October 2020

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 6 months to 25 October 2020 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
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 181 564 818
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.26% 21.33% 22.28%
As % of the Vendors category 45.71% 43.59% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 198 608 736
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £65,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 396 1,294 1,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.13% 48.94% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 316 1,086 1,222
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.48%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £46,947 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.33% +5.88% +6.25%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Birmingham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Birmingham

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 121 (66.85%) Azure
2 66 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (30.94%) SQL
4 53 (29.28%) Windows
5 52 (28.73%) Office 365
6 50 (27.62%) .NET
7 45 (24.86%) DevOps
8 44 (24.31%) Active Directory
9 41 (22.65%) SQL Server
10 40 (22.10%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (19.89%) C#
12 33 (18.23%) Power Platform
13 31 (17.13%) JavaScript
13 31 (17.13%) SharePoint
13 31 (17.13%) AWS
14 30 (16.57%) PowerShell
15 29 (16.02%) Migration
16 27 (14.92%) Power BI
17 26 (14.36%) MVC
17 26 (14.36%) Finance
17 26 (14.36%) Oracle
17 26 (14.36%) Microsoft Office
18 25 (13.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 23 (12.71%) Data Warehouse
19 23 (12.71%) ETL
19 23 (12.71%) Jenkins
20 22 (12.15%) Kubernetes
21 21 (11.60%) Terraform
21 21 (11.60%) Microsoft Certification
21 21 (11.60%) Windows Server

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 31 (17.13%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.08%) Confluence
3 9 (4.97%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.87%) GlassFish
4 7 (3.87%) JBoss
4 7 (3.87%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.21%) CMS
6 4 (2.21%) Kentico
6 4 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.21%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.21%) WordPress
7 3 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.66%) IIS
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 26 (14.36%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.87%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.21%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.10%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 121 (66.85%) Azure
2 52 (28.73%) Office 365
3 33 (18.23%) Power Platform
4 31 (17.13%) AWS
5 19 (10.50%) GitHub
6 18 (9.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (6.63%) PaaS
8 11 (6.08%) Azure Data Factory
9 10 (5.52%) Azure Stack
10 9 (4.97%) OneDrive
11 8 (4.42%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (4.42%) IaaS
12 7 (3.87%) SaaS
13 6 (3.31%) Power Automate
14 5 (2.76%) PowerApps
15 3 (1.66%) Azure Machine Learning
15 3 (1.66%) Logic Apps
16 2 (1.10%) GCP
17 1 (0.55%) Boomi
17 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.08%) DNS
2 10 (5.52%) LAN
2 10 (5.52%) WAN
3 6 (3.31%) DHCP
4 5 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.21%) Firewall
5 4 (2.21%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.66%) Wireless
7 2 (1.10%) Intranet
7 2 (1.10%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.10%) Network Security
7 2 (1.10%) SAN
7 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.10%) VPN
8 1 (0.55%) AMQP
8 1 (0.55%) MPLS
8 1 (0.55%) PBX
8 1 (0.55%) VLAN
8 1 (0.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.65%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.92%) Power BI
3 25 (13.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (12.71%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (9.94%) Data Lake
5 18 (9.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (8.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (7.18%) NoSQL
8 8 (4.42%) Big Data
8 8 (4.42%) Snowflake Schema
9 7 (3.87%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.21%) Informix
12 3 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (1.66%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.10%) Redis
13 2 (1.10%) SAP HANA
13 2 (1.10%) Tableau
14 1 (0.55%) Bigtable
14 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (12.71%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.29%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.52%) JIRA
3 10 (5.52%) TeamCity
4 8 (4.42%) GitLab
5 7 (3.87%) Apache Archiva
5 7 (3.87%) Artifactory
5 7 (3.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (3.87%) Bitbucket
5 7 (3.87%) JUnit
5 7 (3.87%) Mockito
5 7 (3.87%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (2.76%) Selenium
6 5 (2.76%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.21%) Postman
7 4 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.55%) gulp
8 1 (0.55%) jspm
8 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (14.36%) Finance
2 20 (11.05%) Public Sector
3 17 (9.39%) Law
4 3 (1.66%) Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Advertising
5 2 (1.10%) Games
5 2 (1.10%) Local Government
5 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) Housing Association
6 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (18.78%) Developer
2 23 (12.71%) Azure Engineer
3 17 (9.39%) Analyst
3 17 (9.39%) Architect
3 17 (9.39%) Data Engineer
4 12 (6.63%) IT Support
5 11 (6.08%) Azure Architect
6 10 (5.52%) IT Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) IT Analyst
7 9 (4.97%) Platform Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (4.42%) Desktop Support
8 8 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.87%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.87%) Consultant
9 7 (3.87%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.87%) Lead Developer
9 7 (3.87%) Lead Java Developer
9 7 (3.87%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (27.62%) .NET
2 17 (9.39%) ASP.NET
2 17 (9.39%) CSS
3 16 (8.84%) HTML
4 15 (8.29%) REST
5 14 (7.73%) AngularJS
6 13 (7.18%) .NET Framework
6 13 (7.18%) jQuery
6 13 (7.18%) React
7 12 (6.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (6.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (5.52%) HTML5
10 8 (4.42%) Spring
10 8 (4.42%) Spring Boot
11 7 (3.87%) Hibernate
11 7 (3.87%) Java EE
11 7 (3.87%) JAX-RS
11 7 (3.87%) JMS
11 7 (3.87%) Spring Batch
11 7 (3.87%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (3.87%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.21%) Blog
5 4 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.21%) Social Media
6 3 (1.66%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.66%) Replication
6 3 (1.66%) User Experience
6 3 (1.66%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.10%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.10%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 53 (29.28%) Windows
2 21 (11.60%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.52%) Windows 10
4 9 (4.97%) Android
5 7 (3.87%) Linux
6 5 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.76%) HPUX
7 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.66%) Unix
8 3 (1.66%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (24.86%) DevOps
3 40 (22.10%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (16.02%) Migration
5 26 (14.36%) MVC
6 23 (12.71%) ETL
7 20 (11.05%) Project Delivery
7 20 (11.05%) Software Engineering
8 19 (10.50%) ITIL
9 18 (9.94%) Microservices
10 16 (8.84%) Test Automation
11 15 (8.29%) Analytics
11 15 (8.29%) Scrum
12 14 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (7.73%) Open Source
12 14 (7.73%) Presales
12 14 (7.73%) TDD
13 13 (7.18%) ERP
13 13 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (6.63%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (30.94%) SQL
2 36 (19.89%) C#
3 31 (17.13%) JavaScript
4 30 (16.57%) PowerShell
5 14 (7.73%) T-SQL
6 13 (7.18%) Python
7 11 (6.08%) Java
8 7 (3.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 7 (3.87%) Java 8
9 5 (2.76%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.66%) C++
10 3 (1.66%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.10%) VB
11 2 (1.10%) VBScript
12 1 (0.55%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.55%) C
12 1 (0.55%) Go
12 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (11.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (9.94%) Degree
3 14 (7.73%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.73%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.42%) MCSE
5 7 (3.87%) HNC
6 6 (3.31%) A+ Certification
6 6 (3.31%) MCDST
7 4 (2.21%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.66%) CIMA
8 3 (1.66%) CISM
8 3 (1.66%) CISSP
9 2 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.10%) PMP
9 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.55%) CCA
10 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.55%) MCITP
10 1 (0.55%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.42%) SLA
2 7 (3.87%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.76%) GDPR
3 5 (2.76%) QA
4 3 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.66%) NIST
5 1 (0.55%) IFRS
5 1 (0.55%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (24.31%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.84%) Docker
3 9 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.87%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.76%) vSphere
6 4 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (12.15%) Kubernetes
2 21 (11.60%) Terraform
3 18 (9.94%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (8.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (6.08%) Puppet
6 8 (4.42%) SCCM
7 7 (3.87%) Ansible
8 3 (1.66%) WSUS
9 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.55%) MIIS
9 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.55%) SCOM
9 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (14.36%) Oracle
2 11 (6.08%) VMware
3 8 (4.42%) IBM
4 7 (3.87%) Citrix
5 5 (2.76%) EnterpriseDB
6 4 (2.21%) Apple
6 4 (2.21%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.66%) Cisco
7 3 (1.66%) HP
7 3 (1.66%) NetApp
7 3 (1.66%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.10%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.10%) SAP
8 2 (1.10%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.10%) Veeam
9 1 (0.55%) Dell
9 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.55%) McAfee
9 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.55%) Symantec