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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 67 57 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 18.46% 23.36% 15.35%
As % of the Vendors category 42.14% 54.81% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 55 55 33
Median salary £23,500 £33,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.78% -5.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,000 £17,900
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,650 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
159 104 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 43.80% 42.62% 47.81%
Number of salaries quoted 139 101 100
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 0 29 £25,500 -21.53% 2
Bromsgrove +1 15 £22,000 -48.83%
Redditch -3 11 £27,500 -17.60% 3
Malvern - 7 £41,250 - 3
Stourport-on-Severn - 4 £32,500 -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 71 (58.68%) Windows
2 51 (42.15%) MS Excel
3 42 (34.71%) C#
4 41 (33.88%) SQL
5 40 (33.06%) .NET
5 40 (33.06%) SQL Server
6 35 (28.93%) MS Office
7 34 (28.10%) JavaScript
8 32 (26.45%) VMware
8 32 (26.45%) ASP.NET
9 30 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (24.79%) Windows Server
10 29 (23.97%) Visual Studio
11 28 (23.14%) HTML
12 27 (22.31%) CSS
12 27 (22.31%) MVC
13 26 (21.49%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (18.18%) Active Directory
15 21 (17.36%) Software Engineering
16 19 (15.70%) vSphere
16 19 (15.70%) SAP
16 19 (15.70%) ITIL
16 19 (15.70%) OO
17 18 (14.88%) Backup Exec
17 18 (14.88%) Degree
18 17 (14.05%) Cisco
19 16 (13.22%) C++
19 16 (13.22%) Veeam
19 16 (13.22%) AngularJS
19 16 (13.22%) Driving Licence

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 12 (9.92%) IIS
1 12 (9.92%) MS Exchange
1 12 (9.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 51 (42.15%) MS Excel
2 35 (28.93%) MS Office
3 7 (5.79%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.92%) Office 365
2 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) LAN
1 10 (8.26%) WAN
2 8 (6.61%) Firewall
2 8 (6.61%) VPN
3 6 (4.96%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (4.13%) DHCP
4 5 (4.13%) DNS
5 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.48%) VLAN
5 3 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.65%) ADSL
6 2 (1.65%) Internet
6 2 (1.65%) Network Security
6 2 (1.65%) SSL
6 2 (1.65%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.65%) Wireless
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.83%) HSRP
7 1 (0.83%) NX-OS
7 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (33.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (6.61%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.31%) MySQL
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (23.97%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.65%) Selenium
4 1 (0.83%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.83%) MorphX
4 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (4.13%) Law
1 5 (4.13%) Legal
1 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
1 5 (4.13%) Military
2 4 (3.31%) Finance
3 3 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (28.10%) Developer
2 32 (26.45%) .NET Developer
3 13 (10.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 12 (9.92%) C# Developer
5 11 (9.09%) Analyst
5 11 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (9.09%) IT Support
6 9 (7.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) IT Technician
7 8 (6.61%) Junior
7 8 (6.61%) Junior .NET Developer
7 8 (6.61%) Junior Developer
8 7 (5.79%) Graduate
8 7 (5.79%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 7 (5.79%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (4.96%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (4.96%) C# Web Developer
9 6 (4.96%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.06%) .NET
2 32 (26.45%) ASP.NET
3 28 (23.14%) HTML
4 27 (22.31%) CSS
5 16 (13.22%) AngularJS
6 15 (12.40%) XML
7 13 (10.74%) Web Services
7 13 (10.74%) WPF
8 12 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (9.92%) HTML5
9 11 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (8.26%) Ajax
11 5 (4.13%) jQuery
12 1 (0.83%) CSS3
12 1 (0.83%) SOAP
12 1 (0.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.22%) Driving Licence
2 14 (11.57%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.79%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.79%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.65%) Clustering
5 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 71 (58.68%) Windows
2 30 (24.79%) Windows Server
3 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (8.26%) Windows 10
5 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.13%) Android
6 5 (4.13%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.13%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.31%) Linux
8 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.65%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.31%) MVC
3 21 (17.36%) Software Engineering
4 19 (15.70%) ITIL
4 19 (15.70%) OO
5 15 (12.40%) Web Development
6 12 (9.92%) TDD
7 11 (9.09%) OOP
8 9 (7.44%) Scrum
9 7 (5.79%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (5.79%) Time Management
10 6 (4.96%) Coaching
10 6 (4.96%) High Availability
10 6 (4.96%) Migration
11 5 (4.13%) Digital Forensics
11 5 (4.13%) Information Security
11 5 (4.13%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.13%) Security Architecture
11 5 (4.13%) Security Management
11 5 (4.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 42 (34.71%) C#
2 41 (33.88%) SQL
3 34 (28.10%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.22%) C++
5 13 (10.74%) VB.NET
6 11 (9.09%) C
7 5 (4.13%) VB
8 4 (3.31%) Java
9 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.65%) VBScript
11 1 (0.83%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (14.88%) Degree
2 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.44%) MCITP
3 9 (7.44%) MCSA
4 8 (6.61%) MCSE
4 8 (6.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.96%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.13%) CCNA
6 5 (4.13%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.48%) CCNP
7 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.65%) CCDA
8 2 (1.65%) ISEB
8 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.83%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (0.83%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) QA
2 7 (5.79%) SLA
3 6 (4.96%) ISO 9000
3 6 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.96%) TickIT
4 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (21.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 19 (15.70%) vSphere
4 15 (12.40%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (14.88%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.13%) SCOM
3 3 (2.48%) SCCM
4 2 (1.65%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.83%) Nagios
5 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (26.45%) VMware
2 19 (15.70%) SAP
3 17 (14.05%) Cisco
4 16 (13.22%) Veeam
5 15 (12.40%) Citrix
6 7 (5.79%) HP
7 5 (4.13%) Symantec
8 4 (3.31%) Juniper
9 3 (2.48%) Kaspersky
9 3 (2.48%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (1.65%) EMC
11 1 (0.83%) AirMagnet
11 1 (0.83%) IPFX
11 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds
Worcestershire
Huxley
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Worcestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £32500 - £45000 per annum + plus OTE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worcestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £32500 - £45000 per annum + Car allowance, overtime & bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Redditch
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Worcestershire
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 17 days ago
Redditch
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago