Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 11 8
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 114 136 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 25.45% 20.21% 20.22%
As % of the Vendors category 55.07% 45.64% 43.54%
Number of salaries quoted 95 160 112
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,435 £39,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.72% +42.73% -19.12%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,500 £17,325
90th Percentile £52,895 £52,500 £47,375
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -

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 207 298 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 46.21% 44.28% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 168 291 266
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,500 £19,125
90th Percentile £52,895 £52,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018. 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 +2 60 £42,500 +6.92% 15
Redditch +13 17 £24,500 -30.00% 8
Kidderminster +12 10 £28,500 -1.01% 2
Bromsgrove +7 9 £26,000 -38.82% 7
Pershore 0 3 £37,000 +65.55% 1
Malvern -8 3 £24,250 -41.21% 3
Evesham +7 2 £36,500 -0.68% 1
Microsoft
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 45 (39.47%) .NET
2 44 (38.60%) Windows
3 43 (37.72%) C#
3 43 (37.72%) SQL
4 37 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (28.95%) Active Directory
6 31 (27.19%) Degree
6 31 (27.19%) Windows Server
7 28 (24.56%) JSON
7 28 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (23.68%) MS Exchange
9 25 (21.93%) Microsoft Excel
10 24 (21.05%) VMware
10 24 (21.05%) Continuous Deployment
11 23 (20.18%) T-SQL
12 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (18.42%) Internet
13 21 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (17.54%) Cisco
15 19 (16.67%) LAN
15 19 (16.67%) WAN
16 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
16 18 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (12.28%) SharePoint
18 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (12.28%) Xamarin
19 13 (11.40%) Driving Licence
19 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008

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 27 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.28%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.40%) IIS
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (21.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (4.39%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.53%) Serverless
3 10 (8.77%) Office 365
4 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.88%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.42%) Internet
2 19 (16.67%) LAN
2 19 (16.67%) WAN
3 9 (7.89%) Wireless
4 7 (6.14%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (6.14%) Firewall
4 7 (6.14%) SAN
5 5 (4.39%) VPN
6 4 (3.51%) DNS
6 4 (3.51%) DSL
6 4 (3.51%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.51%) MPLS
6 4 (3.51%) NAS
6 4 (3.51%) VoIP
7 2 (1.75%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (1.75%) DHCP
8 1 (0.88%) Intranet
8 1 (0.88%) Network Security
8 1 (0.88%) Skype
8 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.63%) Ingres
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.75%) JDeveloper
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.88%) Bower
4 1 (0.88%) Grunt
4 1 (0.88%) gulp
4 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 6 (5.26%) Finance
1 6 (5.26%) Law
2 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.63%) Advertising
4 2 (1.75%) French Language
4 2 (1.75%) German Language
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.75%) Polish Language
4 2 (1.75%) Russian Language
4 2 (1.75%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.88%) Automotive
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (25.44%) Developer
2 19 (16.67%) Analyst
3 15 (13.16%) Senior Developer
3 15 (13.16%) Support Analyst
4 14 (12.28%) Desktop Support
4 14 (12.28%) IT Support
5 10 (8.77%) Team Leader
6 9 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) Consultant
7 8 (7.02%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) Development Team Leader
7 8 (7.02%) Senior Desktop Support
8 6 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) IT Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Junior
8 6 (5.26%) Junior Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (39.47%) .NET
2 28 (24.56%) JSON
3 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 7 (6.14%) HTML
6 6 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.26%) CSS
7 3 (2.63%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.75%) CSS3
8 2 (1.75%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.75%) XML
9 1 (0.88%) COM
9 1 (0.88%) LAMP
9 1 (0.88%) LESS
9 1 (0.88%) REST
9 1 (0.88%) Sass
9 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Driving Licence
2 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.75%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.75%) iPad
7 1 (0.88%) EPoS
7 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.88%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (38.60%) Windows
2 31 (27.19%) Windows Server
3 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.02%) Android
5 8 (7.02%) Windows 10
6 7 (6.14%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.26%) Windows Vista
8 5 (4.39%) Linux
8 5 (4.39%) Unix
9 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (21.05%) Continuous Deployment
4 12 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (10.53%) Scrum
5 10 (8.77%) ITIL
6 9 (7.89%) Project Management
7 8 (7.02%) MVC
8 7 (6.14%) Performance Management
8 7 (6.14%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.26%) Hardware Maintenance
9 6 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.26%) Presales
10 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.39%) ERP
10 5 (4.39%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.39%) Web Development
11 4 (3.51%) Document Management
11 4 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.72%) C#
1 43 (37.72%) SQL
2 23 (20.18%) T-SQL
3 9 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 8 (7.02%) VBScript
5 5 (4.39%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.39%) VB
5 5 (4.39%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.63%) Java
6 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.75%) PHP
7 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (27.19%) Degree
2 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.65%) MCSE
4 7 (6.14%) MCSA
5 6 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.51%) MCITP
6 4 (3.51%) MCP
7 3 (2.63%) CCNA
7 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.75%) CCNP
8 2 (1.75%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.75%) SCSE
8 2 (1.75%) VCP5
8 2 (1.75%) VCP6
9 1 (0.88%) ISEB
9 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.40%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.14%) vSphere
5 3 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.88%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.51%) AirWatch
2 4 (3.51%) WSUS
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.63%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.75%) SCCM
5 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (21.05%) VMware
2 20 (17.54%) Cisco
3 14 (12.28%) Xamarin
4 12 (10.53%) Citrix
5 10 (8.77%) Oracle
6 7 (6.14%) Veeam
7 6 (5.26%) HP
8 4 (3.51%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.63%) Capita
9 3 (2.63%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.75%) ConnectWise
10 2 (1.75%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.75%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.75%) Kaseya
10 2 (1.75%) Sage
10 2 (1.75%) Twitter
10 2 (1.75%) WatchGuard
11 1 (0.88%) Epicor
11 1 (0.88%) Infor
11 1 (0.88%) Veritas