The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hereford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 20.83% 18.18% 21.43%
As % of the Vendors category 45.45% 100.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £46,250 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.82% -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Herefordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hereford region.

Vendors Category
Hereford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 45.83% 18.18% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 5
Average salary £50,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.73% -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Hereford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Hereford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Hereford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Hereford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Hereford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hereford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hereford region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Dell
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) IIS
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) EqualLogic
5 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
5 3 (37.50%) F5
5 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 3 (37.50%) FMCG
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
5 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) Time Management
5 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hereford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hereford region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) IIS
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) ADSL
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (37.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) BCP
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) F5