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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 57 56 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 23.17% 29.17% 18.88%
As % of the Vendors category 48.31% 54.37% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 52 54 29
Average salary £27,500 £34,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% -11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
118 103 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 47.97% 53.65% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 111 98 85
Average salary £35,750 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.62% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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 +7 33 £33,000 -2.94% 4
Bromsgrove 0 7 £20,000 -50.00% 5
Redditch -7 5 £25,500 -27.14% 2
Evesham - 5 £45,000 - 1
Malvern -8 4 - - 2
Droitwich +1 1 £25,000 -26.47%
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 42 (41.18%) C#
1 42 (41.18%) Windows
2 41 (40.20%) .NET
3 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 34 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
6 31 (30.39%) SQL
6 31 (30.39%) MS Excel
7 30 (29.41%) CSS
7 30 (29.41%) HTML
8 28 (27.45%) Windows Server
9 26 (25.49%) VMware
10 25 (24.51%) Software Engineering
11 24 (23.53%) MVC
12 23 (22.55%) MS Office
12 23 (22.55%) Visual Studio
12 23 (22.55%) OO
12 23 (22.55%) AngularJS
13 21 (20.59%) Active Directory
13 21 (20.59%) WPF
14 20 (19.61%) SaaS
15 19 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (17.65%) Hyper-V
16 18 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
16 18 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (16.67%) Ajax
17 17 (16.67%) Cisco
17 17 (16.67%) Citrix
17 17 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (13.73%) IIS
2 12 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.98%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (30.39%) MS Excel
2 23 (22.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.98%) Magento
1 1 (0.98%) Primavera
1 1 (0.98%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.98%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.61%) SaaS
2 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (10.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) LAN
2 6 (5.88%) WAN
3 5 (4.90%) Firewall
3 5 (4.90%) VLAN
4 4 (3.92%) Internet
4 4 (3.92%) VPN
5 3 (2.94%) Wireless
6 2 (1.96%) DHCP
6 2 (1.96%) DNS
6 2 (1.96%) Network Security
6 2 (1.96%) SAN
6 2 (1.96%) SSL
6 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.96%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.96%) VoIP
6 2 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.98%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (5.88%) MySQL
4 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (22.55%) Visual Studio
2 14 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.98%) MorphX
General
1 5 (4.90%) Law
1 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
1 5 (4.90%) Military
2 4 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.94%) Finance
3 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.98%) Legal
4 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (33.33%) Developer
2 28 (27.45%) .NET Developer
3 19 (18.63%) C# Developer
4 14 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (10.78%) C# Web Developer
5 11 (10.78%) Web Developer
6 8 (7.84%) .NET Web Developer
6 8 (7.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Graduate
7 7 (6.86%) Graduate C# Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Graduate Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Graduate Web Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Graduate .NET Web Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.90%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (40.20%) .NET
2 34 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 30 (29.41%) CSS
3 30 (29.41%) HTML
4 23 (22.55%) AngularJS
5 21 (20.59%) WPF
6 18 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (16.67%) Ajax
7 17 (16.67%) XML
8 16 (15.69%) Web Services
9 13 (12.75%) HTML5
10 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (10.78%) jQuery
12 6 (5.88%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
12 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (5.88%) Entity Framework
12 6 (5.88%) Ionic Framework
12 6 (5.88%) PhoneGap
13 1 (0.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Driving Licence
2 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.92%) Clustering
5 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.98%) CCTV
6 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (41.18%) Windows
2 28 (27.45%) Windows Server
3 14 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.88%) Linux
6 5 (4.90%) Android
6 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.90%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.96%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.51%) Software Engineering
3 24 (23.53%) MVC
4 23 (22.55%) OO
5 18 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (14.71%) ITIL
7 12 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.76%) OOP
7 12 (11.76%) SOA
7 12 (11.76%) TDD
7 12 (11.76%) Web Development
8 11 (10.78%) Mobile Development
8 11 (10.78%) Web Application Development
9 9 (8.82%) Scrum
10 8 (7.84%) Time Management
11 6 (5.88%) Migration
12 5 (4.90%) Automated Testing
12 5 (4.90%) Digital Forensics
12 5 (4.90%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (41.18%) C#
2 34 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 31 (30.39%) SQL
4 14 (13.73%) C
5 10 (9.80%) C++
6 6 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.92%) VB
8 2 (1.96%) Java
8 2 (1.96%) VBScript
9 1 (0.98%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.82%) MCITP
2 9 (8.82%) MCSA
2 9 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (7.84%) Degree
3 8 (7.84%) MCSE
4 7 (6.86%) CCNA
4 7 (6.86%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.92%) CCNP
6 2 (1.96%) CCDA
6 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.96%) MCSD
6 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.98%) CCA
7 1 (0.98%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.98%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.98%) MCDST
7 1 (0.98%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) ISO 9000
1 8 (7.84%) TickIT
2 5 (4.90%) SLA
3 3 (2.94%) QA
4 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 19 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 15 (14.71%) vSphere
5 2 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.98%) Puppet
3 1 (0.98%) SCOM
3 1 (0.98%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 26 (25.49%) VMware
2 17 (16.67%) Cisco
2 17 (16.67%) Citrix
3 14 (13.73%) SAP
4 13 (12.75%) Veeam
5 9 (8.82%) HP
6 6 (5.88%) Xamarin
7 3 (2.94%) Juniper
8 2 (1.96%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (1.96%) Avaya
8 2 (1.96%) EMC
8 2 (1.96%) Huawei
8 2 (1.96%) Mitel
9 1 (0.98%) AirMagnet
9 1 (0.98%) IPFX
9 1 (0.98%) NEC
9 1 (0.98%) NETGEAR
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle
9 1 (0.98%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.98%) Symantec
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + pension +25 days hol +salary reviews
Posted: 14 hours ago
Broadway, Worcestershire
IT Lab
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum + + 5% pension, 20% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + great bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Pracctice Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18500 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18500 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £5000 - £55000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 26 days ago
Worcester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefit package
Posted: 27 days ago
Worcester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago