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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 15 4 9
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 64 86 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 17.88% 25.67% 21.78%
As % of the Vendors category 43.84% 55.48% 47.57%
Number of salaries quoted 63 79 48
Median salary £40,000 £25,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.86% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,200 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 Worcestershire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 146 155 103
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 40.78% 46.27% 45.78%
Number of salaries quoted 143 145 99
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -1.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,400 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -6 37 £39,500 +43.63% 1
Redditch -7 10 £38,750 +40.90% 4
Bromsgrove -9 9 £50,000 +143.90% 2
Malvern +8 5 £42,500 - 3
Kidderminster - 2 £28,791 - 2
Evesham -6 1 £26,500 -41.11%
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 49 (41.53%) Windows
2 46 (38.98%) .NET
3 44 (37.29%) C#
4 38 (32.20%) HTML
5 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (30.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 35 (29.66%) MS Excel
7 33 (27.97%) CSS
8 31 (26.27%) JavaScript
9 30 (25.42%) SQL Server
9 30 (25.42%) SQL
9 30 (25.42%) ASP.NET
10 29 (24.58%) Cisco
11 27 (22.88%) MVC
12 26 (22.03%) HTML5
13 24 (20.34%) AngularJS
13 24 (20.34%) VMware
14 23 (19.49%) ITIL
15 22 (18.64%) Active Directory
16 21 (17.80%) Visual Studio
16 21 (17.80%) SaaS
17 20 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (15.25%) MS Office
18 18 (15.25%) Windows Server
19 17 (14.41%) Mentoring
19 17 (14.41%) Cisco Certification
20 16 (13.56%) CCNP
21 15 (12.71%) Web Development
21 15 (12.71%) MongoDB
21 15 (12.71%) Office 365

Microsoft
Top Related 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 13 (11.02%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.47%) IIS
3 5 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.39%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.39%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (29.66%) MS Excel
2 18 (15.25%) MS Office
3 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.69%) MS Project
6 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 36 (30.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (17.80%) SaaS
3 15 (12.71%) Office 365
4 3 (2.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) Network Security
1 8 (6.78%) VPN
2 7 (5.93%) DHCP
2 7 (5.93%) DNS
2 7 (5.93%) HTTP
2 7 (5.93%) LAN
2 7 (5.93%) WAN
3 6 (5.08%) FTP
3 6 (5.08%) ICMP
3 6 (5.08%) IPv4
3 6 (5.08%) IPv6
3 6 (5.08%) POP3
3 6 (5.08%) SAN
3 6 (5.08%) Skype
3 6 (5.08%) SMTP
3 6 (5.08%) SNMP
4 5 (4.24%) Firewall
5 4 (3.39%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.39%) NAS
5 4 (3.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.71%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (7.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (6.78%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.54%) DocumentDB
6 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.69%) Power BI
8 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.85%) OLAP
8 1 (0.85%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.85%) OLTP
8 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (17.80%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.47%) Selenium
3 8 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.93%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (4.24%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.54%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.85%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (5.08%) Advertising
2 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.69%) Finance
3 2 (1.69%) Legal
3 2 (1.69%) Marketing
3 2 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.85%) Automotive
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
4 1 (0.85%) French Language
4 1 (0.85%) German Language
4 1 (0.85%) Polish Language
4 1 (0.85%) Publishing
4 1 (0.85%) Russian Language
4 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (40.68%) Developer
2 32 (27.12%) .NET Developer
3 22 (18.64%) C# Developer
4 19 (16.10%) Senior Developer
5 18 (15.25%) Senior C# Developer
6 17 (14.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (12.71%) Senior .NET Developer
7 15 (12.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 13 (11.02%) Azure Developer
9 12 (10.17%) Analyst
10 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (7.63%) Graduate
11 9 (7.63%) Project Manager
12 8 (6.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 7 (5.93%) Angular Developer
13 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 7 (5.93%) IT Support
13 7 (5.93%) Junior
13 7 (5.93%) Junior Developer
13 7 (5.93%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (38.98%) .NET
2 38 (32.20%) HTML
3 33 (27.97%) CSS
4 30 (25.42%) ASP.NET
5 26 (22.03%) HTML5
6 24 (20.34%) AngularJS
7 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (11.86%) CSS3
9 11 (9.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (8.47%) .NET Framework
10 10 (8.47%) WPF
11 8 (6.78%) Angular 2
12 7 (5.93%) .NET Core
12 7 (5.93%) Apache Cordova
12 7 (5.93%) Entity Framework
12 7 (5.93%) jQuery
13 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET Core
13 6 (5.08%) Web Services
14 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.78%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.08%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (5.08%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.39%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.69%) FMCG
7 2 (1.69%) User Experience
8 1 (0.85%) Blog
8 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.85%) Social Media
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (41.53%) Windows
2 18 (15.25%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.86%) Windows 10
4 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.63%) Linux
5 9 (7.63%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.39%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.69%) Android
9 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.88%) MVC
3 23 (19.49%) ITIL
4 17 (14.41%) Mentoring
5 15 (12.71%) Web Development
6 12 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.17%) Kanban
7 11 (9.32%) Mobile Development
7 11 (9.32%) SDLC
8 10 (8.47%) OO
8 10 (8.47%) TDD
9 9 (7.63%) Logistics
9 9 (7.63%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.63%) Project Management
9 9 (7.63%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.78%) Presales
10 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.93%) Multithreading
11 7 (5.93%) SOLID
11 7 (5.93%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.29%) C#
2 31 (26.27%) JavaScript
3 30 (25.42%) SQL
4 11 (9.32%) TypeScript
5 9 (7.63%) C
6 5 (4.24%) C++
6 5 (4.24%) F#
6 5 (4.24%) Ruby
6 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.24%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.39%) PHP
8 3 (2.54%) Java
9 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.85%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.85%) Lua
10 1 (0.85%) VB
10 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (14.41%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (13.56%) CCNP
3 13 (11.02%) Degree
4 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (9.32%) CCNA
6 9 (7.63%) MCITP
6 9 (7.63%) MCSA
6 9 (7.63%) MCSE
7 8 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (5.08%) APMP
8 6 (5.08%) CISSP
8 6 (5.08%) GCIA
8 6 (5.08%) GCIH
8 6 (5.08%) SANS
9 4 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.69%) MCP
11 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.69%) PMP
11 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.02%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.47%) vSphere
5 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (5.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (4.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 5 (4.24%) Kibana
3 5 (4.24%) WSUS
4 3 (2.54%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (24.58%) Cisco
2 24 (20.34%) VMware
3 14 (11.86%) Citrix
4 11 (9.32%) Xamarin
5 10 (8.47%) SAP
6 9 (7.63%) Veeam
7 7 (5.93%) NetApp
8 6 (5.08%) HP
9 5 (4.24%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (3.39%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.54%) Google
12 2 (1.69%) Oracle
12 2 (1.69%) PayPal
12 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.69%) WorldPay
13 1 (0.85%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.85%) Assembla
13 1 (0.85%) Dell
13 1 (0.85%) Tableau
13 1 (0.85%) Twitter
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexi-time, Automation Training
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + remote drone, darts
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
County Infrastructure Service Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Redditch
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago