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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 59 51 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 16.67% 20.08% 16.39%
As % of the Vendors category 36.88% 51.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 48 47 38
Median salary £27,500 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,800 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £43,000 £42,300
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
160 100 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 45.20% 39.37% 49.18%
Number of salaries quoted 139 92 110
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £43,000
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 31 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 31 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 +2 32 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Bromsgrove -3 10 £19,250 -55.23% 1
Redditch +1 7 £27,500 -20.28% 1
Malvern - 5 £42,500 - 1
Stourport-on-Severn - 4 £32,500 -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 31 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 (54.20%) Windows
2 62 (47.33%) MS Excel
3 40 (30.53%) C#
3 40 (30.53%) .NET
4 39 (29.77%) SQL Server
5 38 (29.01%) SQL
6 36 (27.48%) JavaScript
7 35 (26.72%) MS Office
8 34 (25.95%) VMware
9 31 (23.66%) ASP.NET
10 29 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (22.14%) Windows Server
11 28 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (21.37%) HTML
12 27 (20.61%) Visual Studio
12 27 (20.61%) CSS
12 27 (20.61%) MVC
13 22 (16.79%) SAP
13 22 (16.79%) Active Directory
14 21 (16.03%) Software Engineering
15 20 (15.27%) vSphere
15 20 (15.27%) Cisco
15 20 (15.27%) ITIL
16 19 (14.50%) Degree
17 18 (13.74%) Backup Exec
18 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (12.21%) Veeam
18 16 (12.21%) Driving Licence
18 16 (12.21%) AngularJS
19 15 (11.45%) Hyper-V

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 (9.16%) IIS
1 12 (9.16%) MS Exchange
1 12 (9.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 62 (47.33%) MS Excel
2 35 (26.72%) MS Office
3 7 (5.34%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.82%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.16%) Office 365
2 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.16%) LAN
1 12 (9.16%) WAN
2 11 (8.40%) Firewall
2 11 (8.40%) VPN
3 7 (5.34%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (4.58%) DHCP
4 6 (4.58%) DNS
5 5 (3.82%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.29%) ADSL
6 3 (2.29%) Internet
6 3 (2.29%) VLAN
6 3 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.53%) BGP
7 2 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.53%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.53%) Network Security
7 2 (1.53%) NX-OS
7 2 (1.53%) OSPF
7 2 (1.53%) SSL
7 2 (1.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (6.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.29%) Big Data
5 3 (2.29%) MySQL
5 3 (2.29%) QlikView
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (20.61%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.53%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.53%) Selenium
3 2 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (5.34%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.82%) Law
2 5 (3.82%) Legal
2 5 (3.82%) Military
3 4 (3.05%) Finance
4 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (25.95%) Developer
2 29 (22.14%) .NET Developer
3 13 (9.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 11 (8.40%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.63%) Analyst
5 10 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (7.63%) IT Support
6 9 (6.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Graduate
7 8 (6.11%) IT Technician
7 8 (6.11%) Junior
7 8 (6.11%) Junior .NET Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Junior Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Graduate Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) CRM Manager
9 6 (4.58%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.53%) .NET
2 31 (23.66%) ASP.NET
3 28 (21.37%) HTML
4 27 (20.61%) CSS
5 16 (12.21%) AngularJS
6 15 (11.45%) XML
7 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (8.40%) Web Services
8 11 (8.40%) WPF
9 10 (7.63%) Ajax
9 10 (7.63%) HTML5
10 9 (6.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (6.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (5.34%) jQuery
12 2 (1.53%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (0.76%) CSS3
13 1 (0.76%) MDX
13 1 (0.76%) SOAP
13 1 (0.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) Driving Licence
2 15 (11.45%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.87%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.34%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.53%) Chemistry
5 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.53%) Physics
5 2 (1.53%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.76%) Blog
6 1 (0.76%) Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 71 (54.20%) Windows
2 29 (22.14%) Windows Server
3 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.63%) Windows 10
5 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.58%) Android
6 6 (4.58%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.58%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.05%) Linux
8 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.53%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.76%) CentOS
10 1 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.76%) Unix
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.61%) MVC
3 21 (16.03%) Software Engineering
4 20 (15.27%) ITIL
5 15 (11.45%) OO
6 13 (9.92%) Web Development
7 11 (8.40%) Scrum
7 11 (8.40%) TDD
8 9 (6.87%) CRM
8 9 (6.87%) OOP
9 8 (6.11%) Time Management
10 6 (4.58%) Change Management
10 6 (4.58%) Coaching
10 6 (4.58%) High Availability
10 6 (4.58%) Migration
10 6 (4.58%) Presales
10 6 (4.58%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.82%) Mobile Development
11 5 (3.82%) Patch Management
11 5 (3.82%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.53%) C#
2 38 (29.01%) SQL
3 36 (27.48%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.45%) C++
4 15 (11.45%) VB.NET
5 9 (6.87%) C
6 4 (3.05%) Java
7 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.29%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.29%) VB
8 2 (1.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (14.50%) Degree
2 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.87%) MCITP
4 9 (6.87%) MCSA
4 9 (6.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (6.11%) MCSE
6 7 (5.34%) CCNA
7 6 (4.58%) CCNP
7 6 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (4.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (3.82%) DBS Check
9 4 (3.05%) CCDA
10 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.53%) CCDP
11 2 (1.53%) ECDL
11 2 (1.53%) ISEB
11 2 (1.53%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.53%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) QA
2 8 (6.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.11%) SLA
3 5 (3.82%) ISO 9000
3 5 (3.82%) TickIT
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (16.79%) Active Directory
3 20 (15.27%) vSphere
4 15 (11.45%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (13.74%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.82%) SCOM
3 3 (2.29%) SCCM
4 2 (1.53%) Nagios
4 2 (1.53%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (25.95%) VMware
2 22 (16.79%) SAP
3 20 (15.27%) Cisco
4 16 (12.21%) Veeam
5 14 (10.69%) Citrix
6 6 (4.58%) HP
7 5 (3.82%) Symantec
8 4 (3.05%) Juniper
9 3 (2.29%) Kaspersky
9 3 (2.29%) Tableau
9 3 (2.29%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (1.53%) EMC
10 2 (1.53%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.76%) AirMagnet
11 1 (0.76%) Dell
11 1 (0.76%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (0.76%) NetApp
11 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
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