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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 2 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 31 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 29.87% 31.96% 6.59%
As % of the Vendors category 63.89% 55.36% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 6
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.48%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
36 56 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 46.75% 57.73% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 18
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,900 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +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 12 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Worcester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 26 (66.67%) .NET
2 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
3 23 (58.97%) C#
4 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
4 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (48.72%) MVC
6 18 (46.15%) Scrum
6 18 (46.15%) TDD
7 17 (43.59%) NUnit
7 17 (43.59%) Dependency Injection
7 17 (43.59%) Inversion of Control
7 17 (43.59%) Spring.NET
7 17 (43.59%) MSTest
7 17 (43.59%) Rhino Mocks
7 17 (43.59%) Moq
7 17 (43.59%) Castle Windsor
7 17 (43.59%) Ninject
7 17 (43.59%) WCF
7 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (43.59%) Kanban
7 17 (43.59%) Web Application Development
7 17 (43.59%) Unity DI Container
8 9 (23.08%) Windows
9 8 (20.51%) SQL
9 8 (20.51%) VMware
10 7 (17.95%) Citrix
11 6 (15.38%) Cisco
11 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
11 6 (15.38%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 5 (12.82%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) VoIP
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) SMTP
3 1 (2.56%) SNMP
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) VLAN
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) OLAP
2 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.69%) Snowflake Schema
2 3 (7.69%) Star Schema
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.69%) Data Mart
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) NUnit
1 17 (43.59%) MSTest
1 17 (43.59%) Rhino Mocks
1 17 (43.59%) Moq
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 22 (56.41%) .NET Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Database Developer
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (5.13%) QA Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) .NET
2 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
3 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (43.59%) Castle Windsor
4 17 (43.59%) Ninject
4 17 (43.59%) WCF
4 17 (43.59%) Spring.NET
4 17 (43.59%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (15.38%) HTML
6 4 (10.26%) CSS
7 3 (7.69%) Ajax
7 3 (7.69%) jQuery
8 2 (5.13%) NHibernate
9 1 (2.56%) Web Services
9 1 (2.56%) COM
9 1 (2.56%) MFC
9 1 (2.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.56%) Symmetrix
2 1 (2.56%) EMC Centera
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.56%) Physics
2 1 (2.56%) Chemistry
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Vista
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) MVC
3 18 (46.15%) Scrum
3 18 (46.15%) TDD
4 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (43.59%) Kanban
4 17 (43.59%) Dependency Injection
4 17 (43.59%) Web Application Development
5 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (7.69%) Data Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) Refactoring
6 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.69%) ETL
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Time Management
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
8 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) C#
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) Python
4 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.56%) VC++
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) MCSE
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (10.26%) MCITP
2 1 (2.56%) NCDA
2 1 (2.56%) NCIE
2 1 (2.56%) CIW
2 1 (2.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (12.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) VMware
2 7 (17.95%) Citrix
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) HP
5 4 (10.26%) Avaya
6 2 (5.13%) Apple
7 1 (2.56%) NetSuite
7 1 (2.56%) Isilon
7 1 (2.56%) Juniper
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Sun
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