The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Hereford region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 9.43% 64.29% 39.29%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 90.00% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 11
Average salary £21,500 £28,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.56% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Hereford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
13 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 24.53% 71.43% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 14
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Herefordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Hereford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Hereford region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Hereford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hereford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) Dell
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) Juniper
4 6 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (42.86%) LAN
4 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 6 (42.86%) Asset Management
4 6 (42.86%) VLAN
4 6 (42.86%) Change Control
4 6 (42.86%) Wireless
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 3 (21.43%) MCSE
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (21.43%) A+ Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Lumension
6 3 (21.43%) Becrypt

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hereford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
1 6 (42.86%) VLAN
1 6 (42.86%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Desktop Support
2 3 (21.43%) Field Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) COM
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
1 6 (42.86%) Asset Management
1 6 (42.86%) Change Control
1 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) A+ Certification
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CIW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) Dell
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Juniper
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Lumension
3 3 (21.43%) Becrypt
4 1 (7.14%) Sun
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