Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 20 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
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 5 14
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 85 106 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 17.00% 23.04% 18.35%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 43.27% 45.73%
Number of salaries quoted 94 107 82
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £21,258 £19,000 £20,100
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £48,625
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.94% -4.00% -6.25%

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 Worcestershire.

All Vendors
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 170 245 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 34.00% 53.26% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 152 228 169
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,097
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.04% +3.13%
10th Percentile £21,253 £21,250 £20,900
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Worcestershire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Worcestershire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -3 38 £33,000 +1.54% 1
Bromsgrove 0 18 £37,500 -9.09% 2
Evesham -1 5 £31,500 -16.00%
Droitwich -2 5 £26,000 +23.81% 1
Malvern -6 5 £20,500 -56.84%
Redditch -12 4 £27,500 -
Kidderminster -15 1 £20,500 +13.89%
Pershore - 1 £22,350 -
Microsoft
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 33 (38.82%) Windows
2 25 (29.41%) .NET
2 25 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 25 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (27.06%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (27.06%) VMware
4 21 (24.71%) Hyper-V
4 21 (24.71%) LAN
5 20 (23.53%) C#
5 20 (23.53%) HTML
5 20 (23.53%) Cisco
6 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
6 19 (22.35%) SQL
6 19 (22.35%) ASP.NET
6 19 (22.35%) CSS
7 18 (21.18%) MVC
7 18 (21.18%) WAN
7 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (21.18%) Windows Server
8 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (20.00%) Office 365
8 17 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (18.82%) SaaS
9 16 (18.82%) Greenfield Project
10 15 (17.65%) .NET Core
10 15 (17.65%) Microservices
10 15 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (17.65%) Mobile Development
10 15 (17.65%) Visual Studio

Microsoft
Co-occurring 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 7 (8.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.53%) IIS
3 3 (3.53%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (27.06%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (4.71%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.18%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (20.00%) Office 365
3 16 (18.82%) SaaS
4 8 (9.41%) PaaS
5 6 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.71%) LAN
2 18 (21.18%) WAN
3 13 (15.29%) Firewall
4 12 (14.12%) DNS
5 8 (9.41%) DHCP
5 8 (9.41%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.24%) SAN
6 7 (8.24%) VLAN
7 6 (7.06%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (5.88%) Internet
8 5 (5.88%) Skype
8 5 (5.88%) VPN
9 4 (4.71%) MPLS
9 4 (4.71%) Network Security
10 3 (3.53%) BGP
10 3 (3.53%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (3.53%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.53%) NAS
10 3 (3.53%) OSPF
10 3 (3.53%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) Power BI
2 11 (12.94%) MongoDB
3 9 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (9.41%) DocumentDB
4 8 (9.41%) NoSQL
5 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.18%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.24%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (8.24%) Selenium
4 4 (4.71%) MorphX
5 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 9 (10.59%) Retail
3 8 (9.41%) Advertising
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) French Language
5 2 (2.35%) German Language
5 2 (2.35%) Law
5 2 (2.35%) Polish Language
5 2 (2.35%) Russian Language
5 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.18%) Finance
6 1 (1.18%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Developer
2 22 (25.88%) IT Support
3 19 (22.35%) .NET Developer
4 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Senior Developer
7 8 (9.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (9.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 8 (9.41%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (9.41%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (8.24%) HTML Developer
8 7 (8.24%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.41%) .NET
2 20 (23.53%) HTML
3 19 (22.35%) ASP.NET
3 19 (22.35%) CSS
4 17 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (17.65%) .NET Core
5 15 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (17.65%) HTML5
6 8 (9.41%) Apache Cordova
6 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET Core
6 8 (9.41%) CSS3
7 7 (8.24%) LESS
7 7 (8.24%) Sass
8 5 (5.88%) Web Services
9 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.53%) Entity Framework
11 2 (2.35%) jQuery
11 2 (2.35%) WCF
11 2 (2.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.71%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Social Media
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.18%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (38.82%) Windows
2 18 (21.18%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.06%) Windows 10
4 6 (7.06%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.18%) Android
7 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) MVC
2 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
3 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (17.65%) Logistics
3 15 (17.65%) Microservices
3 15 (17.65%) Mobile Development
4 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (14.12%) Web Development
6 8 (9.41%) CQRS
6 8 (9.41%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (9.41%) SOLID
7 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.06%) ITIL
9 5 (5.88%) Change Management
9 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.88%) Presales
9 5 (5.88%) Project Management
10 4 (4.71%) Hardware Maintenance
10 4 (4.71%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.53%) C#
2 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
2 19 (22.35%) SQL
3 7 (8.24%) TypeScript
4 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.71%) X++
6 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.53%) Java
7 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.18%) ANSI C
8 1 (1.18%) C
8 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.24%) MCSE
3 4 (4.71%) Degree
3 4 (4.71%) MCITP
3 4 (4.71%) MCSA
4 3 (3.53%) A+ Certification
4 3 (3.53%) CCENT
4 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.53%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (3.53%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.53%) PMP
4 3 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.18%) CIPD
6 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) MCP
6 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 25 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 21 (24.71%) Hyper-V
3 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.06%) vSphere
5 4 (4.71%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.71%) XenApp
6 3 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.53%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (3.53%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.71%) WSUS
3 3 (3.53%) SCCM
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.35%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.35%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) VMware
2 20 (23.53%) Cisco
3 15 (17.65%) Xamarin
4 13 (15.29%) HP
5 12 (14.12%) Veeam
6 8 (9.41%) Citrix
7 5 (5.88%) Symantec
8 4 (4.71%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (4.71%) Juniper
9 3 (3.53%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.53%) NetApp
9 3 (3.53%) Oracle
9 3 (3.53%) Polycom
10 2 (2.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.18%) Autodesk
11 1 (1.18%) Kronos
11 1 (1.18%) SAP
11 1 (1.18%) Tableau