The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire 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 11 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 38 53 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 17.19% 24.09% 27.16%
As % of the Vendors category 34.86% 56.99% 69.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 80
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £26,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
109 93 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 49.32% 42.27% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 99 92 113
Average salary £36,250 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £26,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Worcestershire region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -4 13 £35,000 +5.26% 4
Bromsgrove +6 6 £17,000 -57.50% 1
Evesham +1 6 £42,000 +44.82%
Malvern 0 5 £35,000 +16.66%
Redditch 0 1 £23,500 -47.77% 1
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 46 (59.74%) .NET
2 40 (51.95%) C#
3 39 (50.65%) SQL Server
4 37 (48.05%) ASP.NET
5 36 (46.75%) HTML
6 27 (35.06%) VB.NET
6 27 (35.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (33.77%) CSS
7 26 (33.77%) Windows
8 25 (32.47%) Finance
8 25 (32.47%) Software Engineering
9 23 (29.87%) MVC
9 23 (29.87%) MS Excel
10 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 21 (27.27%) C++
11 21 (27.27%) jQuery
12 19 (24.68%) Degree
12 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 19 (24.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (24.68%) HTML5
13 18 (23.38%) Computer Science
14 14 (18.18%) Scrum
14 14 (18.18%) SQL
14 14 (18.18%) XML
15 13 (16.88%) C
15 13 (16.88%) Visual Studio
15 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
15 13 (16.88%) WCF
15 13 (16.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
2 12 (15.58%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.60%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (29.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) SAN
1 7 (9.09%) LAN
2 5 (6.49%) VPN
3 4 (5.19%) VoIP
3 4 (5.19%) WAN
3 4 (5.19%) ADSL
3 4 (5.19%) MPLS
4 3 (3.90%) Wireless
4 3 (3.90%) Broadband
4 3 (3.90%) WLAN
4 3 (3.90%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.60%) Firewall
6 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.30%) Internet
6 1 (1.30%) Network Security
6 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (50.65%) SQL Server
2 19 (24.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (16.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
5 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.60%) Toad
4 1 (1.30%) MSI
4 1 (1.30%) AdminStudio
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Law
2 8 (10.39%) Military
3 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (49.35%) Developer
2 21 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 19 (24.68%) C# Developer
4 17 (22.08%) Software Engineer
5 14 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
6 12 (15.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Web Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) Junior
8 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 7 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Web Engineer
8 7 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
9 6 (7.79%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (7.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
10 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (59.74%) .NET
2 37 (48.05%) ASP.NET
3 36 (46.75%) HTML
4 27 (35.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (33.77%) CSS
6 21 (27.27%) jQuery
7 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 19 (24.68%) HTML5
8 14 (18.18%) XML
9 13 (16.88%) WCF
10 12 (15.58%) ADO.NET
11 9 (11.69%) WinForms
11 9 (11.69%) Web Services
11 9 (11.69%) .NET Framework
12 8 (10.39%) Ajax
12 8 (10.39%) WPF
12 8 (10.39%) CSS3
12 8 (10.39%) XSLT
13 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (9.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.39%) Mathematics
2 8 (10.39%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.19%) Statistics
3 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.30%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.30%) EMC Centera
4 1 (1.30%) PMI
4 1 (1.30%) NHS
4 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.30%) FMCG
4 1 (1.30%) CCTV
4 1 (1.30%) IPTV
4 1 (1.30%) Physics
4 1 (1.30%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) Windows
2 11 (14.29%) Linux
3 7 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) AIX
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Software Engineering
2 23 (29.87%) MVC
3 14 (18.18%) Scrum
4 9 (11.69%) Web Development
5 8 (10.39%) Digital Forensics
6 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.79%) TDD
6 6 (7.79%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.49%) Time Management
8 4 (5.19%) Business Development
8 4 (5.19%) Network Management
8 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.19%) Information Security
9 3 (3.90%) ITIL
9 3 (3.90%) Manual Testing
9 3 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.60%) Service Management
10 2 (2.60%) Change Management
11 1 (1.30%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.95%) C#
2 27 (35.06%) VB.NET
3 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 21 (27.27%) C++
5 14 (18.18%) SQL
6 13 (16.88%) C
7 6 (7.79%) VC++
8 2 (2.60%) Java
9 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Degree
2 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.09%) CCNA
4 5 (6.49%) ISEB
5 3 (3.90%) CCVP
5 3 (3.90%) CCSP
5 3 (3.90%) CCNP
5 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.60%) MCP
6 2 (2.60%) MCSE
7 1 (1.30%) CIMA
7 1 (1.30%) ACCA
7 1 (1.30%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.30%) NCDA
7 1 (1.30%) NCIE
7 1 (1.30%) CIW
7 1 (1.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) ISO 9000
1 6 (7.79%) TickIT
2 3 (3.90%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.30%) vSphere
3 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.60%) SCCM
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) VMware
2 9 (11.69%) Cisco
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle
4 5 (6.49%) Citrix
5 2 (2.60%) SAP
5 2 (2.60%) NetApp
6 1 (1.30%) AppSense
6 1 (1.30%) Apple
6 1 (1.30%) Sage
6 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.30%) Symantec
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) Sun
6 1 (1.30%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) EMC
6 1 (1.30%) Isilon
6 1 (1.30%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.30%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.30%) WatchGuard
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
networx
Posted: 16 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Swisslog
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago