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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 4.08% 17.31% 8.33%
As % of the Vendors category 13.33% 36.00% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 5
Average salary £36,250 £30,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% +39.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £20,900 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £30,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
15 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 30.61% 48.08% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 18
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 May 2016. 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 -4 1 £35,000 +75.00%
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) EDI
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (20.00%) Power Management
3 1 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Power Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Opsview
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco