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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 51 50 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 24.17% 19.46% 20.61%
As % of the Vendors category 45.54% 46.73% 43.55%
Number of salaries quoted 50 45 46
Median salary £31,500 £36,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.69% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
112 107 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 53.08% 41.63% 47.33%
Number of salaries quoted 106 92 113
Median salary £36,500 £37,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Worcestershire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +5 21 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Bromsgrove -1 17 £27,500 +37.50% 2
Redditch +3 3 £26,000 -13.33% 1
Droitwich - 2 £23,500 -
Kidderminster 0 1 £31,500 -25.88%
Malvern - 1 £45,000 -
Stourport-on-Severn - 1 £25,000 -
Evesham - 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 60 (54.55%) MS Excel
1 60 (54.55%) Windows
2 45 (40.91%) SQL
3 39 (35.45%) .NET
4 30 (27.27%) C#
5 27 (24.55%) MS Office
6 24 (21.82%) ASP.NET
6 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (17.27%) VB.NET
7 19 (17.27%) SQL Server
8 18 (16.36%) MVC
9 17 (15.45%) JavaScript
9 17 (15.45%) Degree
10 16 (14.55%) Visual Studio
11 14 (12.73%) Oracle
11 14 (12.73%) HTML
11 14 (12.73%) LAN
11 14 (12.73%) WAN
11 14 (12.73%) Active Directory
12 13 (11.82%) Cisco
12 13 (11.82%) CSS
12 13 (11.82%) VMware
12 13 (11.82%) AngularJS
13 12 (10.91%) Windows Server
13 12 (10.91%) Change Management
13 12 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (10.91%) Scrum
13 12 (10.91%) SAP
13 12 (10.91%) VB
13 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 7 (6.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (2.73%) IIS
2 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 60 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 27 (24.55%) MS Office
3 8 (7.27%) MS Visio
4 7 (6.36%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.73%) LAN
1 14 (12.73%) WAN
2 7 (6.36%) VPN
3 6 (5.45%) DHCP
3 6 (5.45%) DNS
3 6 (5.45%) Firewall
4 5 (4.55%) ADSL
5 3 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.73%) Internet
5 3 (2.73%) SAN
5 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.82%) BGP
6 2 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.82%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.82%) HSRP
6 2 (1.82%) NX-OS
6 2 (1.82%) OSPF
6 2 (1.82%) VLAN
7 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.45%) DocumentDB
4 6 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.73%) Big Data
6 3 (2.73%) QGIS
6 3 (2.73%) QlikView
6 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.55%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.64%) Selenium
4 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.82%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.82%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 9 (8.18%) Local Government
3 6 (5.45%) Finance
4 5 (4.55%) Automotive
4 5 (4.55%) Electronics
4 5 (4.55%) Legal
5 3 (2.73%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (20.91%) Developer
2 20 (18.18%) Analyst
3 16 (14.55%) .NET Developer
4 15 (13.64%) IT Support
5 14 (12.73%) Support Analyst
6 9 (8.18%) Applications Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Applications Support
7 8 (7.27%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.27%) IT Analyst
7 8 (7.27%) IT Support Analyst
7 8 (7.27%) Software Tester
7 8 (7.27%) Tester
8 7 (6.36%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (6.36%) CRM Manager
8 7 (6.36%) CRM Project Manager
8 7 (6.36%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.36%) Software Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.45%) .NET
2 24 (21.82%) ASP.NET
3 14 (12.73%) HTML
4 13 (11.82%) AngularJS
4 13 (11.82%) CSS
5 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (5.45%) WPF
7 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (4.55%) HTML5
7 5 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (4.55%) Web Services
8 4 (3.64%) XML
9 3 (2.73%) Ajax
10 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.82%) jQuery
10 2 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.82%) WinForms
11 1 (0.91%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.36%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.36%) LLPG
3 6 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.55%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.64%) FMCG
6 3 (2.73%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.82%) Chemistry
7 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.82%) Physics
7 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.91%) Blog
8 1 (0.91%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 60 (54.55%) Windows
2 12 (10.91%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.00%) Unix
4 9 (8.18%) Windows 10
4 9 (8.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.82%) CentOS
7 2 (1.82%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (1.82%) Linux
8 1 (0.91%) Android
8 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.36%) MVC
3 12 (10.91%) Change Management
3 12 (10.91%) Scrum
4 11 (10.00%) ITIL
5 9 (8.18%) CRM
6 7 (6.36%) Automated Testing
6 7 (6.36%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.36%) TDD
6 7 (6.36%) Time Management
7 6 (5.45%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (5.45%) Logistics
7 6 (5.45%) Microservices
7 6 (5.45%) SDLC
8 5 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.55%) Defect Tracking
8 5 (4.55%) Manual Testing
8 5 (4.55%) OO
8 5 (4.55%) OOP
8 5 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.91%) SQL
2 30 (27.27%) C#
3 19 (17.27%) VB.NET
4 17 (15.45%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.91%) VB
6 9 (8.18%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.64%) C++
9 3 (2.73%) VBScript
10 2 (1.82%) C
10 2 (1.82%) Delphi
10 2 (1.82%) Java
10 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) Degree
2 9 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.36%) ISEB
3 7 (6.36%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.55%) CCNA
5 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.64%) CCNP
6 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.73%) ECDL
8 2 (1.82%) CCDA
8 2 (1.82%) CCDP
8 2 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.82%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.82%) VCP5
8 2 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.91%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.91%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
2 5 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.55%) SLA
3 3 (2.73%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.73%) TickIT
4 1 (0.91%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.73%) vSphere
5 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.82%) Nagios
3 1 (0.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) Oracle
2 13 (11.82%) Cisco
2 13 (11.82%) VMware
3 12 (10.91%) SAP
4 6 (5.45%) HP
5 4 (3.64%) WatchGuard
6 3 (2.73%) 3PAR
6 3 (2.73%) Kaspersky
6 3 (2.73%) Mapinfo
6 3 (2.73%) Tableau
7 2 (1.82%) Dell
7 2 (1.82%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (1.82%) Juniper
7 2 (1.82%) NetApp
7 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.82%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.91%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.91%) Sophos
8 1 (0.91%) Symantec
8 1 (0.91%) Veeam
Worcestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days hol + pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + extensive Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromsgrove
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + OTE £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago