The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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.

Microsoft
West Midlands / Herefordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 13 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 16.35% 4.76% 21.57%
As % of the Vendors category 27.87% 22.22% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 10
Median salary £46,250 £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.58% +20.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,250 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,250 £30,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Herefordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 61 9 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 58.65% 21.43% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 53 8 19
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +100.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Herefordshire citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Herefordshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Herefordshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Herefordshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Herefordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Herefordshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Herefordshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Hereford -3 12 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Ross-on-Wye - 2 £47,500 -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Herefordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 26 (72.22%) SQL
2 25 (69.44%) C#
2 25 (69.44%) .NET
3 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
5 18 (50.00%) MVC
6 17 (47.22%) MS Excel
7 14 (38.89%) WPF
7 14 (38.89%) jQuery
8 13 (36.11%) .NET Framework
8 13 (36.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (36.11%) Classic ASP
8 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
9 12 (33.33%) LINQ
9 12 (33.33%) Entity Framework
10 11 (30.56%) LINQ to SQL
10 11 (30.56%) Xamarin
10 11 (30.56%) Mentoring
10 11 (30.56%) Google
10 11 (30.56%) CMS
10 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
11 10 (27.78%) HTML
11 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
11 10 (27.78%) CSS
11 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
11 10 (27.78%) Windows
11 10 (27.78%) Logistics
11 10 (27.78%) SaaS
11 10 (27.78%) HTML5

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire 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 11 (30.56%) CMS
2 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (47.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (27.78%) SaaS
3 3 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) LAN
1 4 (11.11%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) DocumentDB
2 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (8.33%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 20 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 13 (36.11%) Senior Developer
4 12 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
6 8 (22.22%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 8 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (19.44%) Azure Developer
7 7 (19.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (19.44%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (19.44%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (11.11%) DBA
8 4 (11.11%) SQL DBA
9 3 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (8.33%) HTML Developer
9 3 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
9 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) .NET
2 14 (38.89%) jQuery
2 14 (38.89%) WPF
3 13 (36.11%) .NET Framework
3 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
3 13 (36.11%) Classic ASP
4 12 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 12 (33.33%) LINQ
5 11 (30.56%) LINQ to SQL
6 10 (27.78%) CSS
6 10 (27.78%) HTML
6 10 (27.78%) HTML5
7 7 (19.44%) Apache Cordova
7 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Core
7 7 (19.44%) CSS3
8 6 (16.67%) .NET Core
8 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 3 (8.33%) LESS
9 3 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) MVC
3 11 (30.56%) Mentoring
4 10 (27.78%) Logistics
4 10 (27.78%) Mobile Development
5 8 (22.22%) SOLID
6 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (19.44%) CQRS
6 7 (19.44%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (8.33%) Line Management
8 3 (8.33%) Microservices
8 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (5.56%) Database Security
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) SQL
2 25 (69.44%) C#
3 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
4 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) MCSE
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Google
1 11 (30.56%) Xamarin
2 7 (19.44%) Telerik
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Progress
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