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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 22.86% 10.20% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 54.55% 22.73% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 14
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,600 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £37,100 £37,050
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
44 22 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 41.90% 44.90% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 40
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 £22,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Worcester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (71.11%) SQL Server
2 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (37.78%) Windows
4 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
4 14 (31.11%) .NET
5 13 (28.89%) SQL
5 13 (28.89%) C#
5 13 (28.89%) MVC
6 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 11 (24.44%) VMware
8 10 (22.22%) Scrum
8 10 (22.22%) TDD
8 10 (22.22%) NUnit
8 10 (22.22%) WCF
8 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (22.22%) Kanban
8 10 (22.22%) Spring.NET
8 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
8 10 (22.22%) MSTest
8 10 (22.22%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (22.22%) Moq
8 10 (22.22%) Castle Windsor
8 10 (22.22%) Ninject
8 10 (22.22%) Web Application Development
8 10 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
9 9 (20.00%) Oracle
9 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) SAN
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) SMTP
3 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.44%) Network Security
4 2 (4.44%) WAN
4 2 (4.44%) VPN
4 2 (4.44%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.22%) VoIP
5 1 (2.22%) DHCP
5 1 (2.22%) SNMP
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (71.11%) SQL Server
2 17 (37.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.44%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.22%) MySQL
7 1 (2.22%) Informix
7 1 (2.22%) SQLPlus
7 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) NUnit
1 10 (22.22%) MSTest
1 10 (22.22%) Rhino Mocks
1 10 (22.22%) Moq
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Hudson
General
1 2 (4.44%) Banking
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) DBA
4 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 5 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Graduate
6 3 (6.67%) Junior
6 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
1 14 (31.11%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) WCF
2 10 (22.22%) Spring.NET
2 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (22.22%) Castle Windsor
2 10 (22.22%) Ninject
2 10 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (4.44%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Vista
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.44%) Android
6 2 (4.44%) Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) MVC
3 10 (22.22%) Scrum
3 10 (22.22%) TDD
3 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (22.22%) Kanban
3 10 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
3 10 (22.22%) Web Application Development
4 5 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.44%) Manual Testing
5 2 (4.44%) System Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
1 13 (28.89%) C#
2 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.89%) C++
4 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) MCSE
2 5 (11.11%) MCITP
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.78%) vSphere
4 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) VMware
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco
4 7 (15.56%) Citrix
5 5 (11.11%) Avaya
5 5 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) Apple
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