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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 47 49 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 16.15% 18.85% 23.18%
As % of the Vendors category 42.34% 40.50% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 39 41 54
Average salary £36,500 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
111 121 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 38.14% 46.54% 46.35%
Number of salaries quoted 91 109 102
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Worcester -4 21 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Redditch 0 10 £36,500 +18.69% 1
Bromsgrove +7 9 £23,750 +39.70%
Kidderminster +1 7 - -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 71 (68.93%) SQL Server
2 63 (61.17%) SQL
3 54 (52.43%) .NET
4 46 (44.66%) C#
5 40 (38.83%) JavaScript
6 39 (37.86%) MS Excel
7 38 (36.89%) HTML
8 33 (32.04%) ASP.NET
8 33 (32.04%) Degree
9 31 (30.10%) CSS
10 30 (29.13%) VB.NET
11 28 (27.18%) Software Engineering
12 27 (26.21%) MVC
12 27 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (24.27%) Windows
14 22 (21.36%) Computer Science
14 22 (21.36%) jQuery
15 18 (17.48%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (17.48%) XML
15 18 (17.48%) MS Office
16 17 (16.50%) Visual Studio
17 16 (15.53%) Scrum
18 15 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (14.56%) .NET Framework
18 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2005
19 14 (13.59%) Web Development
20 13 (12.62%) WCF
21 12 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
21 12 (11.65%) Windows 7
21 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (10.68%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.77%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.85%) Node.js
4 2 (1.94%) IIS
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.97%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 39 (37.86%) MS Excel
2 18 (17.48%) MS Office
3 4 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.94%) MS Project
5 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Exchequer
1 7 (6.80%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.97%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.97%) Agresso
3 1 (0.97%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) SaaS
2 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.71%) LAN
1 10 (9.71%) WAN
2 8 (7.77%) DNS
3 7 (6.80%) DHCP
4 4 (3.88%) VPN
5 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.91%) VLAN
6 2 (1.94%) SAN
6 2 (1.94%) ADSL
7 1 (0.97%) SMTP
7 1 (0.97%) VoIP
7 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (68.93%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (9.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (7.77%) MongoDB
7 7 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (5.83%) RDBMS
8 6 (5.83%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (5.83%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (5.83%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.85%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (4.85%) Star Schema
9 5 (4.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (4.85%) BODI
10 3 (2.91%) MySQL
11 2 (1.94%) Informix
11 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.80%) Subversion
3 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.83%) NUnit
4 2 (1.94%) Hudson
General
1 9 (8.74%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Advertising
3 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (59.22%) Developer
2 29 (28.16%) .NET Developer
3 21 (20.39%) C# Developer
3 21 (20.39%) Software Developer
4 15 (14.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (12.62%) .NET Software Developer
6 12 (11.65%) Junior Developer
6 12 (11.65%) Junior C# Developer
6 12 (11.65%) Junior
7 9 (8.74%) Consultant
7 9 (8.74%) DBA
7 9 (8.74%) Administrator
7 9 (8.74%) SQL DBA
8 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Business Objects Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Graduate
9 6 (5.83%) Business Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (52.43%) .NET
2 38 (36.89%) HTML
3 33 (32.04%) ASP.NET
4 31 (30.10%) CSS
5 22 (21.36%) jQuery
6 18 (17.48%) XML
7 15 (14.56%) .NET Framework
8 13 (12.62%) WCF
9 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (7.77%) Web Services
11 7 (6.80%) Ajax
11 7 (6.80%) SOAP
11 7 (6.80%) Entity Framework
11 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (5.83%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (5.83%) MFC
12 6 (5.83%) JSON
12 6 (5.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.36%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.74%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.85%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.88%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.88%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.94%) Clustering
6 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.97%) Replication
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.27%) Windows
2 15 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (11.65%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.83%) Android
7 5 (4.85%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.18%) Software Engineering
2 27 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.21%) MVC
3 16 (15.53%) Scrum
4 14 (13.59%) Web Development
5 12 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.68%) OO
7 7 (6.80%) TDD
8 6 (5.83%) Software Testing
8 6 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.83%) Android Development
8 6 (5.83%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.83%) OOD
8 6 (5.83%) OOP
8 6 (5.83%) Mobile Development
9 5 (4.85%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.85%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (2.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (61.17%) SQL
2 46 (44.66%) C#
3 40 (38.83%) JavaScript
4 30 (29.13%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.83%) C
6 4 (3.88%) C++
7 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.97%) Java
8 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (32.04%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) ACCA
3 3 (2.91%) CCNA
3 3 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.97%) MCSE
5 1 (0.97%) MCSA
5 1 (0.97%) MCT
System Software
1 11 (10.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.80%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.97%) Xen
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Cisco
2 10 (9.71%) Oracle
3 7 (6.80%) Pegasus
3 7 (6.80%) Sage
3 7 (6.80%) VMware
4 6 (5.83%) Citrix
5 5 (4.85%) Dell
6 3 (2.91%) HP
7 2 (1.94%) Avaya
7 2 (1.94%) Huawei
7 2 (1.94%) Mitel
8 1 (0.97%) Google
8 1 (0.97%) Remedy
8 1 (0.97%) SAP
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