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 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 / Solihull
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 28 24 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 14.14% 10.67% 16.85%
As % of the Vendors category 54.90% 28.92% 43.69%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 41
Median salary £27,000 £31,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.60% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £43,000
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 Solihull.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Solihull
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 51 83 103
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 25.76% 36.89% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 48 67 77
Median salary £25,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.53% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Solihull

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 Solihull region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 24 (31.17%) C#
1 24 (31.17%) .NET
1 24 (31.17%) Active Directory
2 23 (29.87%) MVC
2 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
2 23 (29.87%) Windows
3 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (20.78%) Finance
5 16 (20.78%) VMware
5 16 (20.78%) SQL
6 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (15.58%) SharePoint
8 12 (15.58%) Office 365
8 12 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 11 (14.29%) Retail
9 11 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 11 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (12.99%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (12.99%) Degree
10 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (12.99%) Xamarin
10 10 (12.99%) Mobile Development
11 9 (11.69%) User Experience

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 12 (15.58%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.19%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.19%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.60%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (15.58%) Office 365
3 2 (2.60%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.30%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) DNS
1 7 (9.09%) Firewall
2 6 (7.79%) DHCP
3 5 (6.49%) VPN
4 4 (5.19%) Internet
4 4 (5.19%) LAN
4 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.90%) Skype
5 3 (3.90%) WAN
6 2 (2.60%) FTP
6 2 (2.60%) SSL
7 1 (1.30%) Intranet
7 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.30%) NAS
7 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.30%) RFID
7 1 (1.30%) SAN
7 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.79%) Power BI
5 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (5.19%) DB2
6 4 (5.19%) MySQL
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.60%) QlikView
9 1 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.30%) Redis
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.79%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.90%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.90%) Mocha
6 1 (1.30%) Bower
6 1 (1.30%) Grunt
6 1 (1.30%) gulp
6 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.30%) Xcode
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Retail
3 4 (5.19%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) German Language
5 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (31.17%) Analyst
2 21 (27.27%) Developer
3 14 (18.18%) IT Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 10 (12.99%) IT Support
6 9 (11.69%) IT Support Analyst
7 8 (10.39%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (10.39%) Technical Support
7 8 (10.39%) Technical Support Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Xamarin Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 6 (7.79%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (7.79%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (6.49%) .NET Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Architect
10 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.17%) .NET
2 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 11 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 10 (12.99%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (9.09%) RESTful
7 7 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (6.49%) HTML
9 4 (5.19%) CSS
10 3 (3.90%) Backbone.js
10 3 (3.90%) Entity Framework
10 3 (3.90%) HTML5
10 3 (3.90%) XML
11 2 (2.60%) JSON
11 2 (2.60%) MDX
11 2 (2.60%) React
11 2 (2.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.69%) User Experience
3 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (6.49%) Tandem
5 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.19%) Clustering
5 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.19%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.90%) Digital TV
6 3 (3.90%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.60%) Animation
7 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.87%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 7 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (7.79%) Android
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.19%) Linux
4 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.60%) Fedora
5 2 (2.60%) SUSE
5 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) MVC
2 14 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.99%) Mobile Development
5 9 (11.69%) ETL
5 9 (11.69%) Project Management
6 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
6 8 (10.39%) Web Development
7 7 (9.09%) iOS Development
7 7 (9.09%) TDD
8 6 (7.79%) Android Development
8 6 (7.79%) Change Management
8 6 (7.79%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (7.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (7.79%) SOLID
9 5 (6.49%) BDD
9 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.17%) C#
2 16 (20.78%) SQL
3 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.39%) T-SQL
4 7 (9.09%) XAML
5 2 (2.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.30%) Java
6 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.30%) VBA
6 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.30%) MCITP
4 1 (1.30%) MCSA
4 1 (1.30%) MCSE
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.69%) BS25999
2 9 (11.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.60%) ISO 22301
3 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.60%) SLA
4 1 (1.30%) PMO
4 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 24 (31.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.19%) XenApp
5 3 (3.90%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.60%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.30%) vCloud
7 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
2 3 (3.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.90%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.30%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.30%) vMotion
4 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) VMware
2 10 (12.99%) Xamarin
3 9 (11.69%) Citrix
3 9 (11.69%) NetApp
4 7 (9.09%) Dell
4 7 (9.09%) IBM
5 6 (7.79%) EqualLogic
6 4 (5.19%) Lotus
7 3 (3.90%) McAfee
7 3 (3.90%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle
7 3 (3.90%) Symantec
7 3 (3.90%) Tableau
8 2 (2.60%) arcserve
8 2 (2.60%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.60%) SAP
8 2 (2.60%) Veritas
9 1 (1.30%) HP
9 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
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RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum + shift allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Healthcare, Pension + Perks
Posted: Yesterday
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Ei Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Ei Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull
Ei Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull
Ei Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull
Ei Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull
Ei Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
SSP Worldwide
Salary: From £21,000 to £26,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago