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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 18.18% 21.43% 13.21%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 60.00% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Hereford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 18.18% 35.71% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 23
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +50.00%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hereford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) WSDL
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) ADO.NET
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (44.44%) Logistics
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) WCF
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (44.44%) Relational Database

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hereford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) WSDL
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ADO.NET
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) WCF
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) COM
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) Logistics
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CIW
2 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Sun
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix