The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Herefordshire 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 13 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 9.18% 35.00% 22.11%
As % of the Vendors category 24.32% 56.00% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 18
Average salary £21,500 £26,750 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.62% -6.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Herefordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
37 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 37.76% 62.50% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 25
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,263 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £32,500 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hereford -8 5 £21,500 -24.56% 1
Ross-on-Wye -3 3 - -
Ledbury - 1 - -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (57.14%) Windows
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) Citrix
3 8 (38.10%) Degree
4 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 7 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) Wireless
5 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 6 (28.57%) VLAN
5 6 (28.57%) LAN
5 6 (28.57%) WAN
5 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 6 (28.57%) Dell
5 6 (28.57%) Juniper
5 6 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 6 (28.57%) Change Control
6 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
6 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
7 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
7 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
7 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
7 4 (19.05%) Selenium

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Wireless
1 6 (28.57%) VLAN
1 6 (28.57%) LAN
1 6 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Automated Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support
4 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Field Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Assistant
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) COM
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
2 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (28.57%) Asset Management
1 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
1 6 (28.57%) Change Control
2 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
3 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) CAD
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) MCSE
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) CIW
3 1 (4.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Citrix
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Dell
3 6 (28.57%) Juniper
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Lumension
4 3 (14.29%) Becrypt
5 1 (4.76%) SolidWorks
5 1 (4.76%) Sun
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