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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 21.11% 12.31% 6.45%
As % of the Vendors category 57.58% 22.86% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 6
Average salary £34,000 £31,250 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.80% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £35,000 £32,500
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
33 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 36.67% 53.85% 39.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 37
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £19,950 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Worcester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (39.02%) .NET
3 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET
4 14 (34.15%) Windows
5 13 (31.71%) C#
5 13 (31.71%) MVC
5 13 (31.71%) Scrum
5 13 (31.71%) TDD
5 13 (31.71%) NUnit
5 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (31.71%) WCF
5 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (31.71%) Kanban
5 13 (31.71%) Spring.NET
5 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (31.71%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (31.71%) Inversion of Control
5 13 (31.71%) MSTest
5 13 (31.71%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (31.71%) Moq
5 13 (31.71%) Castle Windsor
5 13 (31.71%) Ninject
5 13 (31.71%) Web Application Development
5 13 (31.71%) Unity DI Container
6 12 (29.27%) SQL
7 9 (21.95%) Oracle
7 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
7 9 (21.95%) VMware
7 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.20%) IIS
3 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) SAN
2 4 (9.76%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.88%) VPN
4 2 (4.88%) DNS
4 2 (4.88%) SMTP
5 1 (2.44%) DHCP
5 1 (2.44%) SNMP
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) VoIP
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
4 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.44%) MySQL
8 1 (2.44%) Informix
8 1 (2.44%) SQLPlus
8 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) NUnit
1 13 (31.71%) MSTest
1 13 (31.71%) Rhino Mocks
1 13 (31.71%) Moq
2 1 (2.44%) Hudson
General
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) .NET Developer
3 10 (24.39%) DBA
4 5 (12.20%) SQL DBA
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Graduate
8 1 (2.44%) Junior
8 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Database Specialist
8 1 (2.44%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) .NET
1 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET
2 13 (31.71%) Spring.NET
2 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (31.71%) Castle Windsor
2 13 (31.71%) Ninject
2 13 (31.71%) Unity DI Container
2 13 (31.71%) WCF
3 3 (7.32%) jQuery
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) CSS
3 3 (7.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Vista
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) TDD
2 13 (31.71%) MVC
2 13 (31.71%) Scrum
2 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (31.71%) Kanban
2 13 (31.71%) Dependency Injection
2 13 (31.71%) Web Application Development
3 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
4 2 (4.88%) Manual Testing
4 2 (4.88%) System Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Workflow
4 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) C#
2 12 (29.27%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (12.20%) MCITP
2 5 (12.20%) MCSE
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) MCSA
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
1 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (19.51%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle
1 9 (21.95%) VMware
2 7 (17.07%) Citrix
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco
3 5 (12.20%) HP
3 5 (12.20%) Avaya
4 1 (2.44%) Apple
4 1 (2.44%) Dell
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