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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 17.68% 15.65% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 30.53% 50.00% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 19
Median salary £38,750 £30,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.04% -21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
95 46 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 57.93% 31.29% 46.32%
Number of salaries quoted 77 46 44
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £23,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

The demand trend of job ads across the Worcester region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Worcester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Worcester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 38 (52.78%) Windows
2 35 (48.61%) MS Excel
3 25 (34.72%) MS Office
4 21 (29.17%) SAP
5 19 (26.39%) VMware
6 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (19.44%) ITIL
8 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
8 13 (18.06%) Windows Server
9 12 (16.67%) Veeam
9 12 (16.67%) Office 365
9 12 (16.67%) .NET
10 11 (15.28%) SQL
10 11 (15.28%) Cisco
11 10 (13.89%) Driving Licence
11 10 (13.89%) vSphere
11 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
11 10 (13.89%) CRM
11 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (12.50%) Scrum
12 9 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (12.50%) Backup Exec
12 9 (12.50%) C#
12 9 (12.50%) LAN
12 9 (12.50%) WAN
12 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (11.11%) Citrix
13 8 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (11.11%) IIS
13 8 (11.11%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.11%) IIS
1 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (48.61%) MS Excel
2 25 (34.72%) MS Office
3 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) LAN
1 9 (12.50%) WAN
2 7 (9.72%) VPN
3 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.56%) DHCP
4 4 (5.56%) DNS
4 4 (5.56%) Firewall
5 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.78%) Internet
6 2 (2.78%) Network Security
6 2 (2.78%) SSL
6 2 (2.78%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.78%) Wireless
7 1 (1.39%) ADSL
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (1.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.17%) Big Data
4 3 (4.17%) QlikView
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.78%) MySQL
5 2 (2.78%) QGIS
5 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.78%) LabVIEW
2 2 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 8 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Local Government
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 7 (9.72%) CRM Manager
2 7 (9.72%) CRM Project Manager
2 7 (9.72%) IT Technician
2 7 (9.72%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Developer
5 4 (5.56%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) IT Support
6 3 (4.17%) Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Architect
6 3 (4.17%) Consultant
6 3 (4.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Usability Consultant
7 2 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Project Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (5.56%) CSS
2 4 (5.56%) HTML
3 3 (4.17%) Ajax
4 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.78%) jQuery
4 2 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (2.78%) Web Services
5 1 (1.39%) CSS3
5 1 (1.39%) HTML5
5 1 (1.39%) MDX
5 1 (1.39%) SOAP
5 1 (1.39%) WCF
5 1 (1.39%) WPF
5 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) Chemistry
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.78%) LLPG
3 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.78%) Physics
4 1 (1.39%) Blog
4 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.39%) FMCG
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Psychology
4 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (52.78%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.78%) Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Unix
5 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.39%) Android
6 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) ITIL
2 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.89%) CRM
3 9 (12.50%) Scrum
4 7 (9.72%) Change Management
4 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
4 7 (9.72%) Time Management
5 6 (8.33%) Coaching
5 6 (8.33%) Presales
6 4 (5.56%) Migration
7 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.17%) MVC
7 3 (4.17%) Project Management
7 3 (4.17%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (4.17%) Wireframes
8 2 (2.78%) Analytics
8 2 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.78%) SDLC
8 2 (2.78%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) SQL
2 9 (12.50%) C#
3 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.56%) VB
4 4 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.78%) Java
6 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) C++
7 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.72%) MCITP
3 7 (9.72%) MCSA
3 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (8.33%) CCNA
4 6 (8.33%) MCSE
4 6 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.56%) CCDA
5 4 (5.56%) CCNP
6 3 (4.17%) Degree
6 3 (4.17%) ECDL
7 2 (2.78%) CCDP
7 2 (2.78%) ISEB
7 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.39%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) SLA
2 4 (5.56%) QA
3 2 (2.78%) ISO 9000
3 2 (2.78%) TickIT
4 1 (1.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
3 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 10 (13.89%) vSphere
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.78%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) SAP
2 19 (26.39%) VMware
3 12 (16.67%) Veeam
4 11 (15.28%) Cisco
5 8 (11.11%) Citrix
6 3 (4.17%) Tableau
7 2 (2.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (2.78%) EMC
7 2 (2.78%) HP
7 2 (2.78%) Mapinfo
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle
8 1 (1.39%) AirMagnet