The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 22 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 22.00% 19.57% 28.05%
As % of the Vendors category 48.89% 45.00% 57.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 23
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £32,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £37,900 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Worcestershire

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

Vendors Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
45 20 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 45.00% 43.48% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 44 15 40
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £33,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Worcester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Worcester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Worcester region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Worcester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 32 (74.42%) SQL Server
2 20 (46.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (44.19%) SQL
4 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.88%) Windows
6 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
6 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
7 10 (23.26%) .NET
7 10 (23.26%) C#
7 10 (23.26%) Oracle
7 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (20.93%) MVC
8 9 (20.93%) VMware
9 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
9 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
9 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
10 7 (16.28%) Cisco
10 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
10 7 (16.28%) WCF
11 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (13.95%) TDD
11 6 (13.95%) NUnit
11 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) NServiceBus
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) LAN
1 4 (9.30%) WAN
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) SMTP
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) VPN
3 2 (4.65%) SAN
3 2 (4.65%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (74.42%) SQL Server
2 20 (46.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
7 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (2.33%) MySQL
8 1 (2.33%) DTS
8 1 (2.33%) Informix
8 1 (2.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) NUnit
2 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.30%) MSTest
3 4 (9.30%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (9.30%) Moq
4 3 (6.98%) Subversion
5 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) Hudson
General
1 4 (9.30%) Advertising
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) DBA
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Developer
4 7 (16.28%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.95%) SQL DBA
6 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (11.63%) Administrator
6 5 (11.63%) Junior
6 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Junior C# Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Junior Developer
8 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Service Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Graduate
9 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
2 7 (16.28%) WCF
3 5 (11.63%) XML
4 4 (9.30%) HTML
4 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (9.30%) Castle Windsor
4 4 (9.30%) Ninject
4 4 (9.30%) Spring.NET
4 4 (9.30%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (6.98%) CSS
6 2 (4.65%) SOAP
6 2 (4.65%) MFC
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.65%) LINQ
6 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.33%) jQuery
7 1 (2.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.30%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) MVC
3 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (13.95%) TDD
4 4 (9.30%) Scrum
4 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
4 4 (9.30%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (9.30%) Kanban
4 4 (9.30%) Web Application Development
5 3 (6.98%) Business Development
6 2 (4.65%) OOD
6 2 (4.65%) OOP
6 2 (4.65%) OO
6 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Workflow
6 2 (4.65%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.65%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
2 10 (23.26%) C#
3 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.30%) C++
5 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.65%) C
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) MCSE
2 2 (4.65%) MCSA
2 2 (4.65%) MCITP
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.30%) vSphere
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle
2 9 (20.93%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco
4 4 (9.30%) Dell
4 4 (9.30%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Avaya
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago