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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 9 5 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 48 42 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 17.27% 16.34% 16.56%
As % of the Vendors category 50.53% 40.00% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 46 32 45
Median salary £40,750 £34,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.11% -8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,332 £24,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

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 95 105 111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 34.17% 40.86% 36.75%
Number of salaries quoted 86 78 82
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Solihull

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 40 (36.04%) SQL
2 37 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 36 (32.43%) Windows
3 36 (32.43%) C#
4 34 (30.63%) .NET
5 33 (29.73%) ASP.NET
5 33 (29.73%) MVC
6 31 (27.93%) Active Directory
7 28 (25.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
8 25 (22.52%) Finance
9 23 (20.72%) JavaScript
9 23 (20.72%) Visual Studio
10 22 (19.82%) AngularJS
11 21 (18.92%) Citrix
11 21 (18.92%) VMware
11 21 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (18.02%) HTML
12 20 (18.02%) KnockoutJS
13 19 (17.12%) CSS
14 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
14 18 (16.22%) .NET Framework
15 17 (15.32%) TDD
15 17 (15.32%) SOLID
16 16 (14.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (14.41%) Web Development
16 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (12.61%) E-Commerce
17 14 (12.61%) Software Engineering

Microsoft
Top Related 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 (10.81%) IIS
1 12 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.70%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.90%) SAS
5 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 37 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.81%) MS Office
3 9 (8.11%) MS Project
4 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.11%) Office 365
3 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.80%) IaaS
3 2 (1.80%) PaaS
4 1 (0.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.11%) Firewall
2 8 (7.21%) LAN
3 7 (6.31%) DNS
4 6 (5.41%) DHCP
5 5 (4.50%) Internet
5 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.70%) VPN
6 3 (2.70%) WAN
7 2 (1.80%) FTP
7 2 (1.80%) Skype
8 1 (0.90%) Intranet
8 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.90%) NAS
8 1 (0.90%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.90%) RFID
8 1 (0.90%) SAN
8 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) Big Data
3 6 (5.41%) DB2
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.60%) MySQL
5 4 (3.60%) Power BI
5 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.90%) Redis
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (20.72%) Visual Studio
2 21 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.41%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.60%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.70%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.70%) Mocha
7 1 (0.90%) Bower
7 1 (0.90%) Grunt
7 1 (0.90%) gulp
7 1 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.90%) Xcode
General
1 25 (22.52%) Finance
2 3 (2.70%) Marketing
2 3 (2.70%) Retail
3 2 (1.80%) Legal
4 1 (0.90%) Games
4 1 (0.90%) German Language
4 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (20.72%) Developer
2 20 (18.02%) Analyst
3 15 (13.51%) .NET Developer
4 13 (11.71%) IT Support
5 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Support Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (8.11%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Applications Support
7 8 (7.21%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.21%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Digital Project Manager
8 7 (6.31%) IT Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Senior Digital Project Manager
8 7 (6.31%) Senior Manager
8 7 (6.31%) Senior Project Manager
9 6 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.63%) .NET
2 33 (29.73%) ASP.NET
3 28 (25.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (19.82%) AngularJS
5 20 (18.02%) HTML
5 20 (18.02%) KnockoutJS
6 19 (17.12%) CSS
7 18 (16.22%) .NET Framework
8 16 (14.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (12.61%) Entity Framework
10 12 (10.81%) Angular 2
10 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET Core
10 12 (10.81%) jQuery
10 12 (10.81%) XML
11 11 (9.91%) LESS
11 11 (9.91%) Node.js
11 11 (9.91%) Sass
12 7 (6.31%) JSON
13 6 (5.41%) RESTful
13 6 (5.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Algorithms
1 10 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (6.31%) Digital TV
3 7 (6.31%) Virtual Team
4 5 (4.50%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.60%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.60%) Clustering
5 4 (3.60%) Tandem
5 4 (3.60%) User Experience
6 2 (1.80%) Animation
6 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.80%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.43%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.80%) Android
5 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.90%) Linux
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.73%) MVC
2 25 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.32%) SOLID
3 17 (15.32%) TDD
4 16 (14.41%) Web Development
5 14 (12.61%) E-Commerce
5 14 (12.61%) Software Engineering
6 13 (11.71%) OOP
7 12 (10.81%) ITIL
7 12 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (9.91%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (9.91%) Mathematics
8 11 (9.91%) Performance Optimisation
9 10 (9.01%) Pair Programming
9 10 (9.01%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.11%) Mobile Development
10 9 (8.11%) Project Management
11 8 (7.21%) PRINCE2
12 7 (6.31%) Line Management
12 7 (6.31%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.04%) SQL
2 36 (32.43%) C#
3 23 (20.72%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.71%) TypeScript
5 11 (9.91%) R
6 9 (8.11%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.50%) Java
8 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.80%) XAML
9 1 (0.90%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.90%) VBA
9 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (4.50%) Degree
3 5 (4.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.90%) CCA
5 1 (0.90%) MCSA
5 1 (0.90%) MCSD
5 1 (0.90%) MCSE
5 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.70%) BS25999
3 2 (1.80%) ISO22301
3 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 31 (27.93%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.91%) Docker
4 10 (9.01%) Hyper-V
5 9 (8.11%) XenApp
6 5 (4.50%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.80%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) SCCM
2 2 (1.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.90%) vMotion
3 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (18.92%) Citrix
1 21 (18.92%) VMware
2 12 (10.81%) NetApp
3 9 (8.11%) Dell
3 9 (8.11%) Xamarin
4 8 (7.21%) EqualLogic
5 7 (6.31%) Dynatrace
5 7 (6.31%) IBM
5 7 (6.31%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.70%) Lotus
6 3 (2.70%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (1.80%) SAP
8 1 (0.90%) Apple
8 1 (0.90%) Cisco
8 1 (0.90%) HP
8 1 (0.90%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.90%) Nimsoft
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle
8 1 (0.90%) ServiceNow
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rullion
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Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum +on-call+OT bonus + extensive benefits package
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