The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Herefordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 14 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 36.11% 46.67% 28.17%
As % of the Vendors category 72.22% 93.33% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 30
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +27.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £33,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Herefordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
18 15 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 50.00% 50.00% 45.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 47
Average salary £33,250 £37,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.33% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Herefordshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Herefordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Herefordshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hereford +2 8 £31,500 -16.00% 3
Ross-on-Wye - 3 £35,000 -
Leominster - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) VB.NET
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
6 4 (26.67%) SOAP
6 4 (26.67%) ADO.NET
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (26.67%) OO
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) WSDL
6 4 (26.67%) Ajax
6 4 (26.67%) Logistics
6 4 (26.67%) WCF
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) RESTful
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.67%) MS Access
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) SOAP
4 4 (26.67%) ADO.NET
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (26.67%) WSDL
4 4 (26.67%) Ajax
4 4 (26.67%) WCF
4 4 (26.67%) RESTful
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (13.33%) LINQ
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.67%) COM
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) Logistics
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) VB.NET
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CIW
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Cognos
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) Autodesk
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