The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcester 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 26 June 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
Worcestershire / Worcester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 28 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 27.18% 16.77% 15.75%
As % of the Vendors category 58.33% 29.03% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 23
Median salary £37,500 £38,750 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +27.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £23,400 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £51,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Worcester.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Worcester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 48 93 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester 46.60% 57.76% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 46 75 45
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £35,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,950 £40,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcester 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 Worcester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Worcester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Worcester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Worcester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Worcester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Worcester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 22 (33.85%) .NET
3 19 (29.23%) VMware
3 19 (29.23%) HTML
3 19 (29.23%) CSS
4 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
5 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
5 17 (26.15%) SharePoint
5 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
5 17 (26.15%) Windows Server
6 16 (24.62%) Web Development
6 16 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (24.62%) Hyper-V
7 15 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 15 (23.08%) Citrix
8 14 (21.54%) C#
8 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Office
8 14 (21.54%) vSphere
9 13 (20.00%) Veeam
9 13 (20.00%) Driving Licence
9 13 (20.00%) IIS
9 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (20.00%) Backup Exec
10 12 (18.46%) MCSE
10 12 (18.46%) MCSA
10 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET
10 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (16.92%) MCITP
11 11 (16.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcester 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 17 (26.15%) SharePoint
2 13 (20.00%) IIS
3 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.85%) Office 365
3 5 (7.69%) SaaS
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) SAN
2 6 (9.23%) WAN
3 4 (6.15%) LAN
4 3 (4.62%) Firewall
4 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.62%) NAS
4 3 (4.62%) Skype
4 3 (4.62%) VPN
5 2 (3.08%) WEP
6 1 (1.54%) 3G
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.54%) DHCP
6 1 (1.54%) DNS
6 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.54%) RFID
6 1 (1.54%) RS-232
6 1 (1.54%) RS-485
6 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (6.15%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (6.15%) Selenium
4 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.54%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.62%) Back Office
2 3 (4.62%) French Language
2 3 (4.62%) German Language
2 3 (4.62%) Polish Language
2 3 (4.62%) Russian Language
2 3 (4.62%) Spanish Language
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Senior C# Developer
5 7 (10.77%) .NET Web Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) IT Manager
7 5 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.69%) IT Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (4.62%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) .NET
2 19 (29.23%) CSS
2 19 (29.23%) HTML
3 15 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET
5 11 (16.92%) Entity Framework
6 9 (13.85%) jQuery
6 9 (13.85%) Web Services
7 7 (10.77%) Ajax
8 6 (9.23%) Angular 2
8 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.23%) CSS3
8 6 (9.23%) HTML5
9 3 (4.62%) XML
10 2 (3.08%) .NET Core
10 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Core
10 2 (3.08%) Kendo UI
10 2 (3.08%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (3.08%) Node.js
10 2 (3.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 17 (26.15%) Windows Server
3 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.15%) Unix
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.62%) Linux
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Web Development
2 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.85%) MVC
4 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
4 8 (12.31%) Project Management
5 7 (10.77%) ITIL
5 7 (10.77%) SDLC
5 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
5 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.23%) Line Management
7 5 (7.69%) CRM
8 4 (6.15%) Change Management
8 4 (6.15%) Hardware Maintenance
8 4 (6.15%) Kanban
8 4 (6.15%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.62%) Chat Support
9 3 (4.62%) Information Assurance
9 3 (4.62%) IT Strategy
9 3 (4.62%) Presales
9 3 (4.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
2 14 (21.54%) C#
3 11 (16.92%) SQL
4 10 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.15%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.62%) C++
6 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.08%) C
8 1 (1.54%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (18.46%) MCSA
2 12 (18.46%) MCSE
3 11 (16.92%) MCITP
3 11 (16.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (15.38%) Degree
5 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (6.15%) PMI Certification
6 4 (6.15%) PMP
7 3 (4.62%) APMP
7 3 (4.62%) CCNA
7 3 (4.62%) CCNP
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.54%) ISEB
8 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.54%) MCP
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (24.62%) Hyper-V
2 16 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.54%) vSphere
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) VMware
2 15 (23.08%) Citrix
3 13 (20.00%) Veeam
4 11 (16.92%) Cisco
5 9 (13.85%) HP
6 8 (12.31%) SAP
7 3 (4.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (4.62%) Dell
7 3 (4.62%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.62%) NetApp
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle
8 2 (3.08%) PayPal
8 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.08%) Symantec
8 2 (3.08%) WorldPay
9 1 (1.54%) Assembla
9 1 (1.54%) Autodesk
Worcester, Worcestershire
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