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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 20.00% 6.98% 30.00%
As % of the Vendors category 57.14% 42.86% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £21,500 £19,126
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.79% +12.41%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
7 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 35.00% 16.28% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 5
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £27,063
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +47.80%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Hereford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hereford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
3 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
3 3 (42.86%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hereford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
3 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) ADSL
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Graduate Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Graduate Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Graduate
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Dell
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
1 3 (42.86%) F5