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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 49 55 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 19.22% 20.99% 26.32%
As % of the Vendors category 45.79% 44.35% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 44 47 58
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,200 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £50,000 £43,250
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
107 124 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 41.96% 47.33% 50.44%
Number of salaries quoted 91 113 107
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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 31 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 31 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 0 23 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Redditch +2 17 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Kidderminster - 6 £42,500 -
Bromsgrove +9 3 £20,000 +17.64% 2
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 31 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 60 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 55 (55.56%) SQL
3 50 (50.51%) .NET
4 44 (44.44%) C#
5 36 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 35 (35.35%) HTML
6 35 (35.35%) MS Excel
7 32 (32.32%) ASP.NET
7 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (29.29%) CSS
8 29 (29.29%) Degree
9 26 (26.26%) Software Engineering
9 26 (26.26%) MVC
10 25 (25.25%) Windows
10 25 (25.25%) VB.NET
11 19 (19.19%) MS Office
11 19 (19.19%) Computer Science
12 17 (17.17%) jQuery
13 16 (16.16%) Scrum
13 16 (16.16%) XML
14 14 (14.14%) Visual Studio
14 14 (14.14%) .NET Framework
14 14 (14.14%) Web Development
15 13 (13.13%) Windows 7
15 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (11.11%) SaaS
17 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
17 11 (11.11%) Active Directory
18 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.03%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) Node.js
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (35.35%) MS Excel
2 19 (19.19%) MS Office
3 4 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Exchequer
1 7 (7.07%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (2.02%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.01%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.01%) Primavera
3 1 (1.01%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.11%) SaaS
2 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) DNS
1 9 (9.09%) LAN
1 9 (9.09%) WAN
2 8 (8.08%) DHCP
3 5 (5.05%) VPN
4 4 (4.04%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.04%) VLAN
5 3 (3.03%) SAN
6 2 (2.02%) ADSL
6 2 (2.02%) VoIP
7 1 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (6.06%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.05%) BODI
6 5 (5.05%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (5.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.05%) Star Schema
7 4 (4.04%) MySQL
7 4 (4.04%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.02%) Informix
8 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.04%) NUnit
3 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.04%) Subversion
4 2 (2.02%) Hudson
General
1 9 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.03%) Advertising
3 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.01%) Marketing
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 57 (57.58%) Developer
2 29 (29.29%) .NET Developer
3 21 (21.21%) Software Developer
4 18 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 13 (13.13%) .NET Software Developer
6 12 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (9.09%) Junior
7 9 (9.09%) Junior Developer
8 8 (8.08%) Junior C# Developer
8 8 (8.08%) DBA
8 8 (8.08%) Administrator
8 8 (8.08%) Web Developer
8 8 (8.08%) Consultant
8 8 (8.08%) SQL DBA
9 7 (7.07%) Graduate
9 7 (7.07%) Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Business Objects Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Business Developer
10 6 (6.06%) IT Support
11 5 (5.05%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (50.51%) .NET
2 35 (35.35%) HTML
3 32 (32.32%) ASP.NET
4 29 (29.29%) CSS
5 17 (17.17%) jQuery
6 16 (16.16%) XML
7 14 (14.14%) .NET Framework
8 12 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 10 (10.10%) Entity Framework
10 10 (10.10%) WPF
11 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (7.07%) Web Services
13 6 (6.06%) WCF
14 5 (5.05%) Ajax
14 5 (5.05%) Apache Cordova
14 5 (5.05%) Ionic Framework
14 5 (5.05%) PhoneGap
14 5 (5.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.07%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.04%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.04%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.03%) Clustering
5 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.25%) Windows
2 13 (13.13%) Windows 7
2 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.05%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.02%) Linux
6 2 (2.02%) Android
6 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.26%) Software Engineering
2 26 (26.26%) MVC
3 16 (16.16%) Scrum
4 14 (14.14%) Web Development
5 9 (9.09%) OO
5 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.08%) TDD
6 8 (8.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (7.07%) Mobile Development
7 7 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.07%) OOP
8 6 (6.06%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.05%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.05%) Web Application Development
9 5 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.04%) Project Management
10 4 (4.04%) ITIL
10 4 (4.04%) OOD
10 4 (4.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 55 (55.56%) SQL
2 44 (44.44%) C#
3 36 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 25 (25.25%) VB.NET
5 7 (7.07%) C
6 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.04%) C++
7 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (29.29%) Degree
2 7 (7.07%) ACCA
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.01%) CCNA
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.01%) MCSE
4 1 (1.01%) MCSA
4 1 (1.01%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.01%) Xen
Vendors
1 9 (9.09%) Oracle
2 8 (8.08%) VMware
2 8 (8.08%) Pegasus
2 8 (8.08%) Cisco
3 7 (7.07%) Sage
4 6 (6.06%) Citrix
5 5 (5.05%) Xamarin
6 4 (4.04%) SAP
7 3 (3.03%) Dell
8 2 (2.02%) HP
9 1 (1.01%) Google
9 1 (1.01%) Remedy
Worcester, Worcestershire
Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service
Salary: From £33,117 to £35,055 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £38154 - £43941 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16500 - £22500 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Worcester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago