Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 11 6
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 148 98 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 34.02% 19.84% 22.89%
As % of the Vendors category 68.84% 56.00% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 101 120 105
Worcestershire median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +19.05% -10.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,975 £19,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £48,750 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -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 215 175 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 49.43% 35.43% 52.92%
Number of salaries quoted 153 161 224
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,275 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,500 £52,500 £51,250
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +3 83 £44,898 +19.73% 8
Redditch +23 32 £30,000 +25.00% 8
Bromsgrove +3 13 £28,250 -24.67% 6
Kidderminster +8 8 £28,000 +36.59% 6
Malvern +2 2 £23,500 +14.63% 2
Droitwich 0 2 £24,500 -5.77% 2
Evesham 0 2 £31,500 -
Microsoft
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 59 (39.86%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (29.05%) Windows
2 43 (29.05%) Security Cleared
3 38 (25.68%) ITIL
4 37 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (24.32%) Information Security
6 34 (22.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 34 (22.97%) Security Operations
6 34 (22.97%) Internal Audit
7 33 (22.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 33 (22.30%) .NET
8 32 (21.62%) C#
9 31 (20.95%) SQL Server
10 30 (20.27%) Active Directory
10 30 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
12 27 (18.24%) Degree
13 26 (17.57%) Windows Server
14 25 (16.89%) Internet
15 24 (16.22%) SQL
16 23 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (14.19%) Office 365
17 21 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (14.19%) ASP.NET Web API
18 18 (12.16%) Continuous Deployment
18 18 (12.16%) Scrum
18 18 (12.16%) Finance
18 18 (12.16%) JSON
18 18 (12.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 14 (9.46%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.03%) CMS
5 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 59 (39.86%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (12.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (14.19%) Office 365
3 14 (9.46%) Serverless
4 12 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.70%) SaaS
6 3 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.03%) IaaS
6 3 (2.03%) PaaS
7 2 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.68%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.89%) Internet
2 13 (8.78%) LAN
2 13 (8.78%) WAN
3 7 (4.73%) SAN
3 7 (4.73%) VPN
4 6 (4.05%) Firewall
4 6 (4.05%) Unified Communications
5 5 (3.38%) Network Security
5 5 (3.38%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.70%) Skype
6 4 (2.70%) VoIP
6 4 (2.70%) Wireless
7 3 (2.03%) DNS
7 3 (2.03%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.35%) DSL
8 2 (1.35%) MPLS
9 1 (0.68%) DHCP
9 1 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.73%) Power BI
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.03%) Big Data
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.35%) Grunt
3 2 (1.35%) gulp
3 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.35%) Selenium
3 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.68%) Bower
4 1 (0.68%) JIRA
4 1 (0.68%) JMeter
4 1 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.68%) Mocha
General
1 18 (12.16%) Finance
2 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.35%) Advertising
3 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (24.32%) Team Leader
2 34 (22.97%) Analyst
3 22 (14.86%) Junior
4 18 (12.16%) Developer
5 14 (9.46%) Development Team Leader
6 12 (8.11%) Architect
7 10 (6.76%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.08%) IT Support
8 9 (6.08%) Report Analyst
9 8 (5.41%) Junior Developer
10 7 (4.73%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.05%) Service Analyst
11 6 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.05%) Technical Support
12 5 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (3.38%) Business Analyst
12 5 (3.38%) Desktop Support
12 5 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.30%) .NET
2 21 (14.19%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (12.16%) JSON
4 8 (5.41%) AngularJS
4 8 (5.41%) CSS
4 8 (5.41%) HTML
5 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (4.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (4.73%) Web Services
6 4 (2.70%) Ajax
6 4 (2.70%) HTML5
6 4 (2.70%) WPF
7 3 (2.03%) Middleware
7 3 (2.03%) SOAP
8 1 (0.68%) COM
8 1 (0.68%) CSS3
8 1 (0.68%) LAMP
8 1 (0.68%) Node.js
8 1 (0.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.70%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (2.03%) iPad
5 3 (2.03%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.35%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.35%) iPhone
6 2 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.35%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) EPoS
7 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.05%) Windows
2 26 (17.57%) Windows Server
3 21 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (8.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.76%) Windows 10
6 8 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.70%) Android
8 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.35%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.35%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.68%) Linux
9 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.68%) ITIL
2 36 (24.32%) Information Security
3 34 (22.97%) Internal Audit
3 34 (22.97%) Security Operations
3 34 (22.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 30 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (12.16%) Continuous Deployment
7 18 (12.16%) Scrum
8 13 (8.78%) Decision-Making
8 13 (8.78%) Performance Management
9 11 (7.43%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (6.76%) ITIL V3
11 8 (5.41%) ITSM
11 8 (5.41%) Service Management
11 8 (5.41%) Time Management
12 7 (4.73%) Business Analysis
12 7 (4.73%) MVC
12 7 (4.73%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.62%) C#
2 24 (16.22%) SQL
3 9 (6.08%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.41%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.73%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.38%) C
7 4 (2.70%) VB
8 3 (2.03%) PHP
9 2 (1.35%) Java
9 2 (1.35%) VB6
10 1 (0.68%) Python
10 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (29.05%) Security Cleared
2 27 (18.24%) Degree
3 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.03%) MCSE
6 2 (1.35%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) CCNA
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.68%) HNC
7 1 (0.68%) MCDST
7 1 (0.68%) MCITP
7 1 (0.68%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) IASME
3 1 (0.68%) PMO
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 30 (20.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.35%) VMware GSX
5 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.05%) SCCM
2 4 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (2.70%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (9.46%) Xamarin
2 9 (6.08%) VMware
3 6 (4.05%) McAfee
4 4 (2.70%) 3PAR
4 4 (2.70%) HP
4 4 (2.70%) Oracle
4 4 (2.70%) Veritas
5 3 (2.03%) Cisco
5 3 (2.03%) Google
6 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.68%) Meraki
6 1 (0.68%) Sage