The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Kidderminster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Kidderminster 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kidderminster 20.00% 42.86% 4.76%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 100.00% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +83.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Kidderminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kidderminster 20.00% 42.86% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Worcestershire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Kidderminster

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Kidderminster

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Kidderminster

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Kidderminster

Microsoft
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Kidderminster

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kidderminster 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) CCEE
1 1 (100.00%) CCAA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Kidderminster by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kidderminster 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) CCEE
1 1 (100.00%) CCAA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware