Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 2 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 39 55 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 16.60% 24.02% 14.23%
As % of the Vendors category 52.00% 44.00% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 34 50 34
Worcester median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% -13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £21,831 £21,250 £24,175
90th Percentile £49,500 £47,500 £60,125
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -10.00% -1.06%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Worcester.

All Vendors
Worcester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 75 125 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 31.91% 54.59% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 65 111 88
Worcester median annual salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.06% -4.00% +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,311 £21,250 £27,125
90th Percentile £58,900 £51,250 £56,250
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcester.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Worcester

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 12 (30.77%) VMware
2 11 (28.21%) Office 365
3 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (25.64%) Windows
4 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 9 (23.08%) Manufacturing
4 9 (23.08%) Retail
4 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (20.51%) Firewall
5 8 (20.51%) Cisco
5 8 (20.51%) WAN
6 7 (17.95%) DHCP
6 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
6 7 (17.95%) DNS
6 7 (17.95%) .NET
6 7 (17.95%) LAN
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (15.38%) Advertising
7 6 (15.38%) Backup Exec
7 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (15.38%) Veeam
7 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (12.82%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (12.82%) HP
8 5 (12.82%) Symantec
8 5 (12.82%) SQL
8 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (12.82%) SharePoint

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 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (10.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.56%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Office 365
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
1 8 (20.51%) WAN
2 7 (17.95%) DHCP
2 7 (17.95%) DNS
2 7 (17.95%) LAN
2 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) SAN
4 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.13%) NAS
4 2 (5.13%) Skype
4 2 (5.13%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (10.26%) Power BI
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MorphX
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (23.08%) Manufacturing
1 9 (23.08%) Retail
2 6 (15.38%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) French Language
3 2 (5.13%) German Language
3 2 (5.13%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Polish Language
3 2 (5.13%) Russian Language
3 2 (5.13%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 4 (10.26%) IT Support
4 4 (10.26%) Programmer
4 4 (10.26%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) Ajax
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) WCF
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.13%) Social Media
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.26%) CRM
2 4 (10.26%) ERP
2 4 (10.26%) Project Management
3 3 (7.69%) Hardware Maintenance
3 3 (7.69%) Presales
4 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.13%) CAD
4 2 (5.13%) Change Management
4 2 (5.13%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.13%) Line Management
4 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.13%) Scrum
4 2 (5.13%) Time Management
5 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) X++
3 2 (5.13%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.69%) MCSA
3 2 (5.13%) MCITP
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.13%) PMP
3 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCENT
4 1 (2.56%) CIPD
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 4 (10.26%) WSUS
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.13%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) VMware
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco
3 6 (15.38%) Veeam
4 5 (12.82%) HP
4 5 (12.82%) Symantec
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix
6 2 (5.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.56%) Autodesk
7 1 (2.56%) Kronos
7 1 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) Tableau