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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 61 53 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 21.71% 17.43% 14.45%
As % of the Vendors category 42.07% 46.49% 32.46%
Number of salaries quoted 56 45 31
Median salary £32,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.32% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
145 114 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 51.60% 37.50% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 135 96 103
Median salary £38,750 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £21,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +7 29 £37,500 - 2
Bromsgrove -7 16 £25,500 -7.27% 5
Redditch +4 5 £26,000 -28.76%
Malvern - 5 £45,000 -
Kidderminster -2 1 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Stourport-on-Severn - 1 £25,000 -
Droitwich - 1 £23,500 - 2
Evesham - 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 72 (54.55%) Windows
2 65 (49.24%) MS Excel
3 47 (35.61%) SQL
4 45 (34.09%) .NET
5 41 (31.06%) C#
6 37 (28.03%) MS Office
7 33 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 33 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 29 (21.97%) JavaScript
9 26 (19.70%) MVC
9 26 (19.70%) HTML
9 26 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (18.94%) Visual Studio
10 25 (18.94%) CSS
11 24 (18.18%) Degree
12 20 (15.15%) ITIL
12 20 (15.15%) VB.NET
12 20 (15.15%) VMware
12 20 (15.15%) Windows Server
13 18 (13.64%) LAN
13 18 (13.64%) WAN
13 18 (13.64%) Cisco
14 17 (12.88%) AngularJS
15 16 (12.12%) Active Directory
15 16 (12.12%) SAP
15 16 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (9.85%) MS Exchange
16 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (9.85%) Software Engineering
17 12 (9.09%) Computer Science

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 13 (9.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (3.79%) IIS
3 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 65 (49.24%) MS Excel
2 37 (28.03%) MS Office
3 8 (6.06%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.79%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.52%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.33%) Office 365
3 3 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.64%) LAN
1 18 (13.64%) WAN
2 9 (6.82%) Firewall
2 9 (6.82%) VPN
3 8 (6.06%) DHCP
3 8 (6.06%) DNS
4 7 (5.30%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.79%) ADSL
5 5 (3.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.27%) Internet
6 3 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.52%) BGP
7 2 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.52%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.52%) HSRP
7 2 (1.52%) NX-OS
7 2 (1.52%) OSPF
7 2 (1.52%) SAN
7 2 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (6.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (4.55%) DocumentDB
4 6 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.27%) Big Data
5 3 (2.27%) QGIS
5 3 (2.27%) QlikView
5 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (18.94%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.52%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.52%) Selenium
3 2 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.06%) Legal
3 5 (3.79%) Finance
3 5 (3.79%) Local Government
4 2 (1.52%) Automotive
4 2 (1.52%) Electronics
4 2 (1.52%) Retail
4 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (25.00%) Developer
2 27 (20.45%) .NET Developer
3 17 (12.88%) Analyst
4 14 (10.61%) IT Support
4 14 (10.61%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.58%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (6.06%) IT Analyst
6 8 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (6.06%) Junior
6 8 (6.06%) Junior .NET Developer
6 8 (6.06%) Junior Developer
6 8 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (5.30%) CRM Manager
7 7 (5.30%) CRM Project Manager
7 7 (5.30%) IT Technician
7 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (34.09%) .NET
2 33 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 26 (19.70%) HTML
4 25 (18.94%) CSS
5 17 (12.88%) AngularJS
6 12 (9.09%) XML
7 11 (8.33%) WPF
8 10 (7.58%) HTML5
9 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (6.82%) Web Services
10 6 (4.55%) Ajax
11 2 (1.52%) jQuery
11 2 (1.52%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.76%) CSS3
12 1 (0.76%) MDX
12 1 (0.76%) WCF
12 1 (0.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.06%) Driving Licence
4 7 (5.30%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.79%) LLPG
6 3 (2.27%) FMCG
7 2 (1.52%) Chemistry
7 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.52%) Physics
8 1 (0.76%) Blog
8 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) Psychology
8 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 72 (54.55%) Windows
2 20 (15.15%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 9 (6.82%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.30%) Unix
7 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.52%) CentOS
9 2 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.52%) Linux
10 1 (0.76%) Android
10 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (19.70%) MVC
2 20 (15.15%) ITIL
3 13 (9.85%) Software Engineering
4 11 (8.33%) TDD
5 10 (7.58%) CRM
6 9 (6.82%) Change Management
6 9 (6.82%) OO
6 9 (6.82%) OOP
6 9 (6.82%) Scrum
7 7 (5.30%) Coaching
7 7 (5.30%) Logistics
7 7 (5.30%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.30%) Time Management
8 6 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (4.55%) High Availability
8 6 (4.55%) Microservices
9 5 (3.79%) Security Architecture
9 5 (3.79%) System Testing
9 5 (3.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 47 (35.61%) SQL
2 41 (31.06%) C#
3 29 (21.97%) JavaScript
4 20 (15.15%) VB.NET
5 11 (8.33%) C++
6 9 (6.82%) C
6 9 (6.82%) VB
7 6 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.03%) VBScript
9 2 (1.52%) Java
10 1 (0.76%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 24 (18.18%) Degree
2 10 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (5.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (4.55%) CCNA
5 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.79%) DBS Check
7 4 (3.03%) CCNP
7 4 (3.03%) ISEB
7 4 (3.03%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.27%) ECDL
9 2 (1.52%) CCDA
9 2 (1.52%) CCDP
9 2 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.52%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.52%) VCP5
9 2 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (6.82%) QA
2 8 (6.06%) SLA
3 4 (3.03%) ISO 9000
3 4 (3.03%) TickIT
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (12.12%) Active Directory
1 16 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.82%) vSphere
3 5 (3.79%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (6.82%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.79%) SCOM
3 2 (1.52%) Nagios
3 2 (1.52%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.76%) Puppet
4 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (15.15%) VMware
2 18 (13.64%) Cisco
3 16 (12.12%) SAP
4 8 (6.06%) Oracle
5 5 (3.79%) HP
5 5 (3.79%) Symantec
5 5 (3.79%) Veeam
6 3 (2.27%) Citrix
6 3 (2.27%) Juniper
6 3 (2.27%) Kaspersky
6 3 (2.27%) Mapinfo
6 3 (2.27%) Tableau
6 3 (2.27%) WatchGuard
7 2 (1.52%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.52%) Dell
7 2 (1.52%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (1.52%) NetApp
7 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.52%) SolarWinds
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