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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 52 59 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 16.40% 19.80% 13.97%
As % of the Vendors category 32.91% 51.75% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 43 51 36
Median salary £38,750 £33,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.42% -10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £20,600 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,850 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
158 114 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 49.84% 38.26% 45.96%
Number of salaries quoted 138 97 117
Median salary £40,000 £36,097 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.81% +3.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £42,500
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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +1 27 £38,750 +27.04%
Bromsgrove -5 11 £20,000 -19.19% 1
Redditch +1 6 £26,750 -26.71%
Malvern - 5 £45,000 - 1
Kidderminster -3 1 £31,500 -3.07%
Stourport-on-Severn - 1 - -
Droitwich - 1 £23,500 - 1
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 74 (53.62%) Windows
2 63 (45.65%) MS Excel
3 43 (31.16%) .NET
4 41 (29.71%) C#
5 40 (28.99%) SQL
6 39 (28.26%) MS Office
7 37 (26.81%) SQL Server
8 34 (24.64%) JavaScript
9 33 (23.91%) ASP.NET
9 33 (23.91%) VMware
10 30 (21.74%) Windows Server
11 29 (21.01%) HTML
11 29 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (20.29%) Visual Studio
12 28 (20.29%) CSS
12 28 (20.29%) MVC
13 27 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (16.67%) Active Directory
15 22 (15.94%) SAP
15 22 (15.94%) ITIL
16 21 (15.22%) Degree
17 20 (14.49%) vSphere
18 19 (13.77%) Cisco
19 18 (13.04%) Software Engineering
20 17 (12.32%) VB.NET
20 17 (12.32%) Backup Exec
20 17 (12.32%) AngularJS
20 17 (12.32%) Driving Licence
21 15 (10.87%) XML
21 15 (10.87%) 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 (9.42%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.70%) IIS
3 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 63 (45.65%) MS Excel
2 39 (28.26%) MS Office
3 8 (5.80%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.62%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.70%) Office 365
2 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.42%) LAN
1 13 (9.42%) WAN
2 11 (7.97%) Firewall
2 11 (7.97%) VPN
3 8 (5.80%) DHCP
3 8 (5.80%) DNS
4 7 (5.07%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.62%) ADSL
5 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.17%) Internet
6 3 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.45%) BGP
7 2 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.45%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.45%) Network Security
7 2 (1.45%) NX-OS
7 2 (1.45%) OSPF
7 2 (1.45%) SSL
7 2 (1.45%) VLAN
7 2 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.90%) DocumentDB
5 4 (2.90%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.17%) Big Data
6 3 (2.17%) QlikView
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.45%) MySQL
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.72%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 28 (20.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.45%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.45%) Selenium
3 2 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (5.80%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.62%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) Legal
3 2 (1.45%) Law
3 2 (1.45%) Military
3 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (25.36%) Developer
2 30 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 14 (10.14%) Analyst
4 13 (9.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 12 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (7.97%) IT Support
6 11 (7.97%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (5.80%) Graduate
7 8 (5.80%) IT Technician
7 8 (5.80%) Junior
7 8 (5.80%) Junior .NET Developer
7 8 (5.80%) Junior Developer
7 8 (5.80%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (5.07%) CRM Project Manager
8 7 (5.07%) Graduate Developer
8 7 (5.07%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (5.07%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.16%) .NET
2 33 (23.91%) ASP.NET
3 29 (21.01%) HTML
4 28 (20.29%) CSS
5 17 (12.32%) AngularJS
6 15 (10.87%) XML
7 11 (7.97%) Web Services
7 11 (7.97%) WPF
8 10 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (7.25%) HTML5
9 9 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (5.80%) Ajax
11 4 (2.90%) jQuery
12 2 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (0.72%) CSS3
13 1 (0.72%) MDX
13 1 (0.72%) SOAP
13 1 (0.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) Driving Licence
2 15 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.07%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.45%) Chemistry
5 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.45%) Physics
5 2 (1.45%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.72%) Blog
6 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.72%) LLPG
6 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.72%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 74 (53.62%) Windows
2 30 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 15 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.25%) Windows 10
5 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.80%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.90%) Linux
8 3 (2.17%) Android
8 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.17%) Unix
9 2 (1.45%) CentOS
9 2 (1.45%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.45%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.29%) MVC
2 27 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.94%) ITIL
4 18 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 11 (7.97%) OO
5 11 (7.97%) TDD
6 10 (7.25%) CRM
6 10 (7.25%) Scrum
6 10 (7.25%) Web Development
7 9 (6.52%) OOP
7 9 (6.52%) Time Management
8 7 (5.07%) Change Management
8 7 (5.07%) Coaching
8 7 (5.07%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.35%) High Availability
9 6 (4.35%) Migration
9 6 (4.35%) Presales
10 5 (3.62%) Information Security
10 5 (3.62%) Risk Management
10 5 (3.62%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.71%) C#
2 40 (28.99%) SQL
3 34 (24.64%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.32%) VB.NET
5 14 (10.14%) C++
6 9 (6.52%) C
7 4 (2.90%) Java
7 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.90%) VB
8 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (15.22%) Degree
2 11 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (5.80%) MCITP
4 8 (5.80%) MCSA
5 7 (5.07%) CCNA
5 7 (5.07%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (5.07%) MCSE
5 7 (5.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (4.35%) CCNP
7 5 (3.62%) DBS Check
8 4 (2.90%) CCDA
8 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.17%) ECDL
10 2 (1.45%) CCDP
10 2 (1.45%) ISEB
10 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.45%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) QA
2 9 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.80%) SLA
4 4 (2.90%) ISO 9000
4 4 (2.90%) TickIT
5 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 20 (14.49%) vSphere
4 14 (10.14%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (12.32%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.62%) SCOM
3 2 (1.45%) Nagios
3 2 (1.45%) SCCM
3 2 (1.45%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (23.91%) VMware
2 22 (15.94%) SAP
3 19 (13.77%) Cisco
4 15 (10.87%) Veeam
5 12 (8.70%) Citrix
6 5 (3.62%) HP
6 5 (3.62%) Symantec
7 3 (2.17%) Juniper
7 3 (2.17%) Kaspersky
7 3 (2.17%) Tableau
7 3 (2.17%) WatchGuard
8 2 (1.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (1.45%) Dell
8 2 (1.45%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (1.45%) EMC
8 2 (1.45%) NetApp
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle
8 2 (1.45%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.45%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.72%) Mapinfo
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Concept Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
The Elms School
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Droitwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago