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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 52 38 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 20.47% 16.31% 22.79%
As % of the Vendors category 52.53% 33.04% 59.04%
Number of salaries quoted 48 37 48
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,400 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
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
99 115 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 38.98% 49.36% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 92 107 80
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,596 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Redditch +1 21 £33,375 +42.02%
Worcester +3 16 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Bromsgrove -3 9 £43,000 +152.94% 2
Evesham -3 5 £38,750 -7.73% 1
Kidderminster +9 4 £27,750 -20.71%
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (70.09%) SQL Server
2 71 (66.36%) SQL
3 51 (47.66%) .NET
4 43 (40.19%) JavaScript
4 43 (40.19%) C#
4 43 (40.19%) MS Excel
5 42 (39.25%) HTML
6 38 (35.51%) ASP.NET
6 38 (35.51%) Windows
7 37 (34.58%) CSS
8 32 (29.91%) Degree
9 31 (28.97%) MVC
10 29 (27.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 27 (25.23%) Software Engineering
12 24 (22.43%) XML
12 24 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (22.43%) jQuery
12 24 (22.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (21.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (21.50%) VB.NET
14 21 (19.63%) MS Office
15 20 (18.69%) Visual Studio
16 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (16.82%) Windows 7
17 18 (16.82%) Computer Science
18 17 (15.89%) WCF
18 17 (15.89%) SQL Server 2012
19 15 (14.02%) .NET Framework
20 13 (12.15%) T-SQL
21 12 (11.21%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (11.21%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.41%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.67%) Node.js
4 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.87%) Apache
5 2 (1.87%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 43 (40.19%) MS Excel
2 21 (19.63%) MS Office
3 3 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Agresso
2 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.87%) Exchequer
3 2 (1.87%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) SaaS
2 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) LAN
1 10 (9.35%) WAN
2 7 (6.54%) DNS
3 5 (4.67%) VPN
4 4 (3.74%) DHCP
5 3 (2.80%) SAN
6 2 (1.87%) ADSL
6 2 (1.87%) SMTP
6 2 (1.87%) DDNS
6 2 (1.87%) Firewall
6 2 (1.87%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.87%) VLAN
7 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (70.09%) SQL Server
2 29 (27.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (22.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (21.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (15.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (7.48%) Relational Database
9 6 (5.61%) RDBMS
9 6 (5.61%) MongoDB
10 4 (3.74%) Data Mining
11 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.80%) DTS
11 3 (2.80%) Informix
11 3 (2.80%) MySQL
11 3 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.87%) Ingres
12 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (18.69%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.54%) Subversion
2 7 (6.54%) NUnit
3 6 (5.61%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.80%) Hudson
5 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.93%) MSTest
6 1 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.93%) Moq
General
1 4 (3.74%) Finance
1 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
1 4 (3.74%) Advertising
2 2 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.87%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (58.88%) Developer
2 31 (28.97%) .NET Developer
3 27 (25.23%) C# Developer
4 21 (19.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (15.89%) Software Developer
6 16 (14.95%) Junior
6 16 (14.95%) Junior Developer
6 16 (14.95%) Junior C# Developer
7 13 (12.15%) .NET Software Developer
7 13 (12.15%) SQL DBA
7 13 (12.15%) DBA
7 13 (12.15%) Administrator
8 10 (9.35%) Graduate
8 10 (9.35%) Junior .NET Developer
8 10 (9.35%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (7.48%) SQL Developer
9 8 (7.48%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (6.54%) Junior Software Developer
10 7 (6.54%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (47.66%) .NET
2 42 (39.25%) HTML
3 38 (35.51%) ASP.NET
4 37 (34.58%) CSS
5 24 (22.43%) XML
5 24 (22.43%) jQuery
6 17 (15.89%) WCF
7 15 (14.02%) .NET Framework
8 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (9.35%) Web Services
9 10 (9.35%) Ajax
10 9 (8.41%) WPF
11 8 (7.48%) JSON
12 7 (6.54%) SOAP
13 6 (5.61%) MFC
13 6 (5.61%) LINQ
13 6 (5.61%) Entity Framework
13 6 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (4.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.82%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.41%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.48%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.61%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.51%) Windows
2 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (16.82%) Windows 7
4 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.61%) Android
7 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.67%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.87%) UNIX
9 2 (1.87%) Linux
9 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.97%) MVC
2 27 (25.23%) Software Engineering
3 24 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.28%) Web Development
4 11 (10.28%) OO
5 9 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (6.54%) TDD
6 7 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.61%) OOD
7 6 (5.61%) OOP
7 6 (5.61%) Scrum
7 6 (5.61%) Software Testing
7 6 (5.61%) Android Development
7 6 (5.61%) Mobile Development
8 5 (4.67%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (4.67%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.74%) Information Security
10 3 (2.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 71 (66.36%) SQL
2 43 (40.19%) JavaScript
2 43 (40.19%) C#
3 23 (21.50%) VB.NET
4 13 (12.15%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.41%) C++
6 7 (6.54%) C
7 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.87%) VB
8 2 (1.87%) MapBasic
9 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (29.91%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.67%) CCNA
4 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.80%) MCSE
6 2 (1.87%) MCSA
6 2 (1.87%) ACCA
6 2 (1.87%) MCITP
7 1 (0.93%) MCT
7 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.87%) vSphere
5 1 (0.93%) Xen
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (11.21%) Cisco
2 8 (7.48%) VMware
3 7 (6.54%) Oracle
4 5 (4.67%) Citrix
5 4 (3.74%) HP
5 4 (3.74%) Dell
6 2 (1.87%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.87%) Avaya
6 2 (1.87%) Sage
6 2 (1.87%) Pegasus
6 2 (1.87%) Huawei
6 2 (1.87%) Mitel
7 1 (0.93%) Google
7 1 (0.93%) NetApp
7 1 (0.93%) EMC
7 1 (0.93%) Sophos
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday/ Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago