Microsoft Jobs in the West Midlands

Microsoft
England > West Midlands

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands requiring knowledge or experience of Microsoft products and/or services. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Microsoft over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,686 1,461 1,651
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.67% 25.28% 21.14%
As % of the Vendors category 56.31% 55.66% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,205 819 1,113
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,313 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -

All Vendors
West Midlands

Microsoft falls under the Vendor Products and Services category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring knowledge or experience of all vendor products and services in the West Midlands.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,994 2,625 3,296
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.93% 45.42% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,185 1,555 2,060
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,750 £28,321
25th Percentile £31,549 £37,500 £35,740
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £51,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.77% +8.42% -
75th Percentile £63,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,463 £76,250 £76,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% +3.92%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in the West Midlands

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Microsoft in the West Midlands

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in the West Midlands

Microsoft
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Birmingham +1 569 £50,000 -11.50% 151
Warwickshire +8 247 £45,000 -16.67% 49
Staffordshire 0 244 £40,000 -11.11% 68
Worcestershire +1 128 £35,000 -15.15% 29
Coventry +4 58 £54,000 +12.90% 40
Shropshire +15 57 £41,250 - 17
Solihull +6 56 £62,500 +47.06% 21
Wolverhampton -4 36 £26,500 -47.00% 12
Dudley 0 17 £25,000 -58.33% 5
Herefordshire +7 15 £45,000 +15.89% 10
Tipton - 13 £25,000 - 2
Walsall -1 11 £26,000 +23.81% 5
Wednesbury -3 11 £30,000 -14.29% 3
Halesowen - 8 £38,000 - 2
Brierley Hill - 4 £32,500 - 1
Stourbridge - 4 £55,000 - 1
West Bromwich -1 3 - - 4
Sutton Coldfield -11 2 - - 1
Smethwick - 2 £42,500 - 3
Bilston - 1 - - 1
Kingswinford - 1 - - 1
Rowley Regis - 1 - -
Willenhall - 1 - - 1
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 187 (11.09%) SharePoint
2 140 (8.30%) Microsoft Exchange
3 44 (2.61%) IIS
4 20 (1.19%) Skype for Business
5 16 (0.95%) Confluence
6 11 (0.65%) Apache
7 8 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.30%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.30%) WordPress
9 4 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.18%) CMS
10 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.18%) nginx
10 3 (0.18%) SAS
11 2 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.12%) Liferay
11 2 (0.12%) Magnolia
11 2 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 390 (23.13%) Microsoft Office
2 240 (14.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (3.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (0.95%) AutoCAD
6 11 (0.65%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.42%) Trello
8 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.24%) EPLAN
10 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.12%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.12%) InDesign
10 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.059%) Blender
11 1 (0.059%) Revit
11 1 (0.059%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 76 (4.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (0.77%) NEC Housing
4 7 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 5 (0.30%) Magento
5 5 (0.30%) Sage 200
5 5 (0.30%) Salesforce CRM
6 4 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.18%) SAP WM
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.12%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.059%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 580 (34.40%) Azure
2 478 (28.35%) Microsoft 365
3 288 (17.08%) Power Platform
4 182 (10.79%) Dynamics 365
5 116 (6.88%) Entra ID
6 98 (5.81%) PowerApps
7 89 (5.28%) AWS
8 86 (5.10%) Power Automate
9 74 (4.39%) Azure DevOps
10 34 (2.02%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 32 (1.90%) SaaS
12 29 (1.72%) IaaS
13 28 (1.66%) PaaS
14 26 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
14 26 (1.54%) Azure Stack
15 21 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
15 21 (1.25%) OneDrive
16 14 (0.83%) Azure Sentinel
17 12 (0.71%) Serverless
18 9 (0.53%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 120 (7.12%) Firewall
2 112 (6.64%) WAN
3 111 (6.58%) DNS
4 103 (6.11%) DHCP
5 81 (4.80%) Network Security
6 76 (4.51%) LAN
7 64 (3.80%) Internet
7 64 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
8 63 (3.74%) TCP/IP
9 58 (3.44%) WLAN
10 49 (2.91%) SAN
11 46 (2.73%) VPN
12 32 (1.90%) Intranet
12 32 (1.90%) VLAN
13 30 (1.78%) SD-WAN
14 29 (1.72%) Wireless
15 20 (1.19%) Skype
15 20 (1.19%) VoIP
16 16 (0.95%) Unified Communications
17 13 (0.77%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 209 (12.40%) Power BI
3 69 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (2.85%) Relational Database
6 39 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (1.72%) Data Lake
8 18 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (1.07%) MongoDB
9 17 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (1.01%) Metadata
10 14 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
11 13 (0.77%) MySQL
12 11 (0.65%) Oracle Database
12 11 (0.65%) Tableau
13 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (0.53%) Power Query
15 8 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 44 (2.61%) Git
2 37 (2.19%) Visual Studio
3 34 (2.02%) JIRA
4 8 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.36%) Postman
5 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.30%) Jasmine
6 5 (0.30%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (0.30%) MSTest
6 5 (0.30%) SoapUI
6 5 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.18%) GitLab
7 3 (0.18%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.18%) Moq
8 2 (0.12%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.12%) Bower
8 2 (0.12%) CANoe
8 2 (0.12%) gulp
9 1 (0.059%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.059%) CMake
General
1 545 (32.33%) Social Skills
2 370 (21.95%) Finance
3 212 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
4 186 (11.03%) Retail
5 114 (6.76%) Marketing
6 107 (6.35%) Manufacturing
7 84 (4.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 84 (4.98%) Law
8 81 (4.80%) Legal
9 69 (4.09%) Public Sector
10 50 (2.97%) Local Government
11 49 (2.91%) Organisational Skills
12 37 (2.19%) Documentation Skills
13 30 (1.78%) Telecoms
14 23 (1.36%) Police
15 20 (1.19%) Advertising
15 20 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
16 18 (1.07%) Banking
17 16 (0.95%) Back Office
18 14 (0.83%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 255 (15.12%) Developer
2 228 (13.52%) Analyst
3 207 (12.28%) IT Support
4 176 (10.44%) Senior
5 150 (8.90%) Support Engineer
6 139 (8.24%) IT Engineer
7 114 (6.76%) Consultant
8 111 (6.58%) Architect
9 108 (6.41%) IT Support Engineer
10 76 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 75 (4.45%) Development Manager
12 71 (4.21%) .NET Developer
13 65 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
14 60 (3.56%) Lead
15 50 (2.97%) Support Analyst
16 48 (2.85%) Power Platform Developer
17 47 (2.79%) Senior Developer
18 46 (2.73%) IT Technician
19 44 (2.61%) IT Manager
20 42 (2.49%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (11.09%) .NET
2 78 (4.63%) HTML
3 76 (4.51%) ASP.NET
4 62 (3.68%) .NET Core
5 58 (3.44%) AngularJS
6 53 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 53 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 52 (3.08%) Entity Framework
8 48 (2.85%) CSS
9 44 (2.61%) .NET Framework
10 43 (2.55%) REST
11 35 (2.08%) React
12 31 (1.84%) Web Services
13 29 (1.72%) RESTful
14 28 (1.66%) Vue
15 26 (1.54%) JSON
16 24 (1.42%) HTML5
17 21 (1.25%) Node.js
18 20 (1.19%) XML
19 18 (1.07%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 124 (7.35%) Driving Licence
2 100 (5.93%) Self-Motivation
3 73 (4.33%) Data Centre
4 71 (4.21%) Onboarding
5 56 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 40 (2.37%) Public Cloud
7 31 (1.84%) Clustering
8 26 (1.54%) Virtual Team
9 25 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (1.42%) Algorithms
10 24 (1.42%) Product Ownership
11 23 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
12 21 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
13 20 (1.19%) NHS
14 19 (1.13%) Cloud Native
14 19 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
14 19 (1.13%) Low-Code
15 18 (1.07%) PKI
16 17 (1.01%) CCTV
17 16 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 502 (29.77%) Windows
2 200 (11.86%) Windows Server
3 118 (7.00%) Windows 10
4 117 (6.94%) Linux
5 43 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (2.25%) Windows Server 2016
6 38 (2.25%) Windows Server 2019
7 33 (1.96%) Windows 7
8 30 (1.78%) Android
9 25 (1.48%) Apple iOS
10 16 (0.95%) Mac OS
11 13 (0.77%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.71%) Unix
13 11 (0.65%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.47%) Solaris
16 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.36%) VMS
18 5 (0.30%) CentOS
18 5 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (22.48%) Problem-Solving
2 293 (17.38%) Agile
3 233 (13.82%) Customer Service
4 218 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
5 216 (12.81%) ITIL
6 202 (11.98%) Cybersecurity
7 165 (9.79%) DevOps
8 139 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 131 (7.77%) Mentoring
10 128 (7.59%) Logistics
11 120 (7.12%) ERP
12 115 (6.82%) Roadmaps
13 114 (6.76%) CRM
14 108 (6.41%) Computer Science
15 105 (6.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 103 (6.11%) Project Management
17 102 (6.05%) Analytics
18 99 (5.87%) Decision-Making
19 98 (5.81%) Business Development
20 93 (5.52%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 293 (17.38%) SQL
2 182 (10.79%) C#
3 125 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 83 (4.92%) PowerShell
5 64 (3.80%) T-SQL
6 48 (2.85%) Python
7 36 (2.14%) TypeScript
8 25 (1.48%) VB.NET
9 23 (1.36%) VB
10 22 (1.30%) Java
11 20 (1.19%) Bash
12 15 (0.89%) Bicep
13 13 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions
14 12 (0.71%) C++
15 10 (0.59%) R
16 9 (0.53%) C
17 8 (0.47%) ActionScript
17 8 (0.47%) ActionScript 2.0
17 8 (0.47%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 302 (17.91%) Degree
2 149 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 110 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 83 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
5 81 (4.80%) CCNA
6 76 (4.51%) CCNP
7 74 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 73 (4.33%) MCSE
9 71 (4.21%) MCP
10 62 (3.68%) SC Cleared
11 53 (3.14%) DBS Check
12 50 (2.97%) LPIC
13 26 (1.54%) A+ Certification
14 24 (1.42%) Azure Certification
15 14 (0.83%) DV Cleared
15 14 (0.83%) PMI Certification
16 13 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.71%) Master's Degree
17 12 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
18 10 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.69%) GDPR
2 69 (4.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 46 (2.73%) SLA
4 45 (2.67%) QA
5 31 (1.84%) Accessibility
5 31 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (1.72%) Data Quality
7 25 (1.48%) ISO 9001
8 22 (1.30%) PMO
9 20 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 12 (0.71%) NIST
11 7 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 4 (0.24%) GRC
13 3 (0.18%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.12%) COSHH
14 2 (0.12%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.12%) ISO 26262
14 2 (0.12%) NCSC
14 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.12%) SOX 404
System Software
1 322 (19.10%) Active Directory
2 118 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (5.69%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.60%) Docker
5 21 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (1.19%) vSphere
7 19 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
8 18 (1.07%) VMware NSX
9 17 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.36%) pfSense
13 5 (0.30%) NFS
13 5 (0.30%) RACF
13 5 (0.30%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.30%) XenApp
13 5 (0.30%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.059%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 85 (5.04%) Microsoft Intune
2 58 (3.44%) Terraform
3 40 (2.37%) SCCM
4 25 (1.48%) Kubernetes
5 19 (1.13%) EnCase
6 14 (0.83%) vCenter Server
7 12 (0.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 12 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (0.65%) Stealthwatch
9 9 (0.53%) AirWatch
9 9 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.30%) Ansible
10 5 (0.30%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.30%) CASB
10 5 (0.30%) SCOM
11 4 (0.24%) Autotask
11 4 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.18%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.18%) WSUS
13 2 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 180 (10.68%) VMware
2 126 (7.47%) Cisco
3 51 (3.02%) Apple
4 48 (2.85%) Veeam
5 46 (2.73%) Dell
6 44 (2.61%) Citrix
7 42 (2.49%) Sophos
8 41 (2.43%) Adobe
8 41 (2.43%) Oracle
9 39 (2.31%) Databricks
10 32 (1.90%) HP
11 30 (1.78%) Meraki
12 27 (1.60%) ServiceNow
13 25 (1.48%) Salesforce
14 24 (1.42%) Sage
15 22 (1.30%) SAP
16 19 (1.13%) Google
17 18 (1.07%) Fortinet
18 17 (1.01%) Facebook
19 16 (0.95%) NEC