Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 24 November 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 > Solihull
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 5 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 102 84 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 25.63% 19.76% 17.33%
As % of the Vendors category 52.58% 48.00% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 93 70 90
Solihull median annual salary £35,000 £32,063 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.16% +6.88% -20.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,175
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £47,625
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.94% -6.49% -3.75%

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 Solihull.

All Vendors
Solihull
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 194 175 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 48.74% 41.18% 49.52%
Number of salaries quoted 173 141 213
Solihull median annual salary £41,000 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.59% -5.56% -4.00%
10th Percentile £22,400 £22,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £68,750 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Solihull.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Solihull

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Solihull

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Solihull

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Solihull over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 49 (48.04%) Windows
2 44 (43.14%) Active Directory
3 38 (37.25%) MS Exchange
3 38 (37.25%) C#
3 38 (37.25%) VMware
4 36 (35.29%) .NET
4 36 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 34 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 32 (31.37%) Enterprise Storage
7 29 (28.43%) Citrix
7 29 (28.43%) ASP.NET
8 28 (27.45%) Windows Server
9 27 (26.47%) NetApp
9 27 (26.47%) Firewall
10 25 (24.51%) Dell
10 25 (24.51%) EqualLogic
11 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
12 23 (22.55%) MVC
12 23 (22.55%) Office 365
13 22 (21.57%) Microsoft Office
13 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
14 21 (20.59%) Management Information System
14 21 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (19.61%) HTML
15 20 (19.61%) CSS
15 20 (19.61%) AngularJS
16 19 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (17.65%) ITIL
17 18 (17.65%) CRM

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 38 (37.25%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.96%) Apache
5 2 (1.96%) IIS
6 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (21.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (14.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.55%) Office 365
2 21 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.86%) SaaS
4 2 (1.96%) Yammer
5 1 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.47%) Firewall
2 8 (7.84%) SAN
3 5 (4.90%) DNS
4 4 (3.92%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.94%) DHCP
5 3 (2.94%) Skype
6 2 (1.96%) Internet
6 2 (1.96%) Network Security
6 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.92%) Big Data
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.96%) MySQL
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.98%) Power BI
5 1 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.98%) Selenium
2 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (7.84%) Retail
2 5 (4.90%) Finance
3 4 (3.92%) Games
4 2 (1.96%) Advertising
4 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (36.27%) Analyst
2 31 (30.39%) Developer
3 24 (23.53%) Support Analyst
4 18 (17.65%) Server Support
5 17 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
5 17 (16.67%) Exchange Support
6 16 (15.69%) .NET Developer
6 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 16 (15.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (15.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (15.69%) C# Developer
7 14 (13.73%) Server Analyst
7 14 (13.73%) Server Support Analyst
8 13 (12.75%) Active Directory Analyst
8 13 (12.75%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 13 (12.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (12.75%) Infrastructure Support
8 13 (12.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 13 (12.75%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (35.29%) .NET
2 29 (28.43%) ASP.NET
3 20 (19.61%) AngularJS
3 20 (19.61%) CSS
3 20 (19.61%) HTML
4 19 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (11.76%) CSS3
5 12 (11.76%) HTML5
6 9 (8.82%) Angular 2
6 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET Core
6 9 (8.82%) Node.js
7 5 (4.90%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (4.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.96%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.96%) LAMP
9 2 (1.96%) Web Services
10 1 (0.98%) MDX
10 1 (0.98%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 32 (31.37%) Enterprise Storage
2 21 (20.59%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.84%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.90%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.96%) Replication
5 2 (1.96%) User Experience
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (48.04%) Windows
2 28 (27.45%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.92%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.96%) CentOS
7 2 (1.96%) Debian
7 2 (1.96%) Linux
7 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.98%) Android
8 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.55%) MVC
2 21 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.65%) CRM
3 18 (17.65%) ITIL
4 17 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 14 (13.73%) Change Management
6 13 (12.75%) Line Management
6 13 (12.75%) Process Improvement
7 11 (10.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (8.82%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.86%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (6.86%) OOP
9 7 (6.86%) SDLC
9 7 (6.86%) Service Management
10 6 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.90%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.90%) Migration
11 5 (4.90%) Project Management
11 5 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.25%) C#
2 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.67%) SQL
4 11 (10.78%) PowerShell
5 9 (8.82%) TypeScript
6 4 (3.92%) R
7 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.96%) Perl
7 2 (1.96%) Python
7 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.96%) XAML
8 1 (0.98%) C
8 1 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.98%) Java
8 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Degree
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.88%) MCITP
2 6 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (3.92%) VCP4
3 4 (3.92%) VCP5
4 2 (1.96%) MCSA
4 2 (1.96%) MCSE
5 1 (0.98%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.98%) CCENT
5 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.98%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (7.84%) SLA
2 7 (6.86%) BS25999
2 7 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 44 (43.14%) Active Directory
2 36 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.92%) Docker
5 2 (1.96%) iptables
6 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (11.76%) SCCM
2 10 (9.80%) SCOM
3 6 (5.88%) WSUS
4 4 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.96%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 38 (37.25%) VMware
2 29 (28.43%) Citrix
3 27 (26.47%) NetApp
4 25 (24.51%) Dell
4 25 (24.51%) EqualLogic
5 11 (10.78%) Cisco
6 4 (3.92%) arcserve
6 4 (3.92%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (3.92%) McAfee
6 4 (3.92%) Symantec
6 4 (3.92%) Veritas
7 3 (2.94%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.96%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.96%) Tableau
9 1 (0.98%) IBM
9 1 (0.98%) Lotus