The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Worcester region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 15.66% 33.33% 20.75%
As % of the Vendors category 37.14% 68.00% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 11 34 22
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +27.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,650 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,450 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
35 50 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 42.17% 49.02% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 30 50 37
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £37,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Worcestershire

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 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Worcester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) ISEB
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) NHibernate
6 2 (11.76%) SCCM
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.76%) SaaS
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) SAP
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) IIS
6 2 (11.76%) Toad
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 1 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (5.88%) TickIT

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Toad
2 1 (5.88%) MSI
2 1 (5.88%) AdminStudio
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) NHibernate
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) MFC
4 1 (5.88%) COM
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) PMI
1 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
1 1 (5.88%) Symmetrix
1 1 (5.88%) EMC Centera
1 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.88%) Physics
1 1 (5.88%) Chemistry
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Time Management
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) Change Management
1 2 (11.76%) MVC
2 1 (5.88%) Service Management
2 1 (5.88%) Scrum
2 1 (5.88%) CRM
2 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.88%) ERP
2 1 (5.88%) ETL
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) TDD
2 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.88%) Web Development
2 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) VC++
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) CIMA
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ACCA
2 1 (5.88%) CIW
2 1 (5.88%) NCDA
2 1 (5.88%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) TickIT
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9000
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Sun
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) Sage
3 1 (5.88%) AppSense
3 1 (5.88%) NetSuite
3 1 (5.88%) Isilon
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