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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 26.67% 33.33% 15.85%
As % of the Vendors category 57.14% 72.73% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 9
Average salary £22,000 £25,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £25,000 £30,500
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 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 46.67% 45.83% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 24
Average salary £21,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £25,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £25,375
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Hereford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hereford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (40.00%) ADO.NET
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) WSDL
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) Logistics
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) RESTful
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile App

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hereford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) WSDL
2 4 (40.00%) Ajax
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (40.00%) WCF
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) ADO.NET
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ADO
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Logistics
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCDP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Autodesk
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco