The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 52 38 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 22.32% 17.43% 23.35%
As % of the Vendors category 54.17% 35.85% 55.79%
Number of salaries quoted 51 36 52
Average salary £33,375 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.64% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £18,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Vendors Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
96 106 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 41.20% 48.62% 41.85%
Number of salaries quoted 94 97 94
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,150 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +4 21 £34,000 -2.85% 2
Redditch +5 20 £34,125 +45.21% 2
Evesham -4 7 £39,375 -6.25%
Bromsgrove +1 4 £19,500 +14.70%
Kidderminster - 1 £23,000 -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 75 (66.37%) SQL Server
2 65 (57.52%) SQL
3 45 (39.82%) MS Excel
4 44 (38.94%) .NET
5 43 (38.05%) Windows
6 39 (34.51%) C#
7 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
8 37 (32.74%) HTML
9 35 (30.97%) ASP.NET
10 33 (29.20%) CSS
10 33 (29.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 29 (25.66%) MVC
12 27 (23.89%) Degree
13 26 (23.01%) SQL Server 2008
14 23 (20.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (20.35%) Software Engineering
15 22 (19.47%) XML
16 21 (18.58%) MS Office
16 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (18.58%) jQuery
17 20 (17.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 20 (17.70%) VB.NET
18 18 (15.93%) Visual Studio
18 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
19 17 (15.04%) Windows 7
20 16 (14.16%) WCF
20 16 (14.16%) Active Directory
20 16 (14.16%) Oracle
21 15 (13.27%) T-SQL
22 14 (12.39%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (9.73%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.96%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.42%) Node.js
4 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.65%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.77%) Apache
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) CMS
7 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.88%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 45 (39.82%) MS Excel
2 21 (18.58%) MS Office
3 3 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Agresso
2 3 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) SaaS
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.50%) LAN
1 13 (11.50%) WAN
2 9 (7.96%) DNS
3 6 (5.31%) DHCP
4 5 (4.42%) SAN
4 5 (4.42%) VPN
5 4 (3.54%) Firewall
6 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.65%) SMTP
7 2 (1.77%) ADSL
7 2 (1.77%) DDNS
7 2 (1.77%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.77%) VLAN
7 2 (1.77%) Network Security
7 2 (1.77%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (66.37%) SQL Server
2 33 (29.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 26 (23.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (20.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (17.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database
7 9 (7.96%) Relational Database
7 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (5.31%) Data Mining
10 5 (4.42%) RDBMS
10 5 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (4.42%) MongoDB
11 4 (3.54%) DTS
12 3 (2.65%) Ingres
12 3 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (2.65%) Informix
12 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (15.93%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.31%) NUnit
2 6 (5.31%) Subversion
3 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.65%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.65%) Hudson
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.88%) MSTest
5 1 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.88%) Moq
General
1 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
1 5 (4.42%) Advertising
2 3 (2.65%) Finance
3 2 (1.77%) Banking
3 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (51.33%) Developer
2 30 (26.55%) .NET Developer
3 26 (23.01%) C# Developer
4 21 (18.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (14.16%) DBA
6 15 (13.27%) Junior
7 14 (12.39%) Junior Developer
7 14 (12.39%) Junior C# Developer
8 13 (11.50%) Software Developer
9 12 (10.62%) Administrator
9 12 (10.62%) .NET Software Developer
10 11 (9.73%) SQL DBA
11 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (7.96%) SQL Developer
12 9 (7.96%) Junior .NET Developer
12 9 (7.96%) Graduate
12 9 (7.96%) Junior C# .NET Developer
13 7 (6.19%) Graduate Developer
14 6 (5.31%) Junior Software Developer
14 6 (5.31%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.94%) .NET
2 37 (32.74%) HTML
3 35 (30.97%) ASP.NET
4 33 (29.20%) CSS
5 22 (19.47%) XML
6 21 (18.58%) jQuery
7 16 (14.16%) WCF
8 14 (12.39%) .NET Framework
9 13 (11.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (8.85%) Web Services
10 10 (8.85%) Ajax
11 9 (7.96%) JSON
11 9 (7.96%) WPF
12 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.42%) LINQ
13 5 (4.42%) Entity Framework
13 5 (4.42%) Kendo UI
13 5 (4.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (4.42%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.31%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.42%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (38.05%) Windows
2 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (15.04%) Windows 7
4 13 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.08%) Android
7 7 (6.19%) Apple iOS
8 5 (4.42%) Linux
9 4 (3.54%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.65%) UNIX
10 3 (2.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.66%) MVC
2 23 (20.35%) Software Engineering
3 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (8.85%) OO
6 8 (7.08%) Information Security
6 8 (7.08%) Web Development
7 7 (6.19%) Software Testing
7 7 (6.19%) Mobile Development
8 6 (5.31%) Android Development
8 6 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.31%) TDD
9 5 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.42%) OOD
9 5 (4.42%) OOP
9 5 (4.42%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (4.42%) System Testing
10 3 (2.65%) Business Development
10 3 (2.65%) CRM
10 3 (2.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 65 (57.52%) SQL
2 39 (34.51%) C#
3 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.70%) VB.NET
5 15 (13.27%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.85%) C++
7 6 (5.31%) C
8 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.54%) VB
10 3 (2.65%) MapBasic
11 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (23.89%) Degree
2 7 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.42%) CCNA
4 3 (2.65%) MCSE
4 3 (2.65%) MCSA
4 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.77%) MCITP
5 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.88%) MCT
6 1 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.77%) QA
1 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (14.16%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.85%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.42%) vSphere
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.88%) Xen
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Nagios
2 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (14.16%) Oracle
2 13 (11.50%) Cisco
2 13 (11.50%) VMware
3 6 (5.31%) Dell
4 5 (4.42%) Citrix
5 4 (3.54%) HP
5 4 (3.54%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.77%) Avaya
6 2 (1.77%) Mitel
6 2 (1.77%) Huawei
7 1 (0.88%) EMC
7 1 (0.88%) NetApp
7 1 (0.88%) Symantec
7 1 (0.88%) Sophos
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