Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 130 142 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 29.89% 24.36% 20.40%
As % of the Vendors category 58.30% 60.17% 42.51%
Number of salaries quoted 90 181 114
Worcestershire median annual salary £36,353 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +19.05% -8.70%
10th Percentile £21,950 £22,000 £18,500
90th Percentile £52,895 £52,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -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 223 236 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 51.26% 40.48% 47.99%
Number of salaries quoted 166 227 260
Worcestershire median annual salary £38,094 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.58% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,400 £20,225
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 18 August 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 18 August 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 82 £43,992 +17.31% 10
Redditch +11 17 £24,750 -25.56% 2
Bromsgrove +2 13 £27,500 -26.67% 1
Kidderminster +10 6 £29,000 - 4
Malvern -3 3 £24,250 -35.33% 1
Evesham +3 1 £31,500 - 3
Microsoft
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 49 (37.69%) .NET
2 48 (36.92%) C#
3 46 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (30.77%) Degree
5 39 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (29.23%) JSON
7 34 (26.15%) Microsoft Excel
7 34 (26.15%) Internet
7 34 (26.15%) Continuous Deployment
8 33 (25.38%) Microsoft Office
9 31 (23.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (23.08%) SQL
11 28 (21.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 28 (21.54%) Windows
12 26 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 24 (18.46%) Active Directory
13 24 (18.46%) Scrum
13 24 (18.46%) Xamarin
14 22 (16.92%) Serverless
14 22 (16.92%) ITIL
15 21 (16.15%) T-SQL
16 20 (15.38%) Information Security
16 20 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 19 (14.62%) MS Exchange
18 18 (13.85%) Security Cleared
18 18 (13.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 18 (13.85%) Internal Audit
18 18 (13.85%) Windows Server
18 18 (13.85%) Security Operations
19 17 (13.08%) SQL Server

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 19 (14.62%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.31%) IIS
4 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (26.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (25.38%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (21.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.77%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.77%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (16.92%) Serverless
3 9 (6.92%) Office 365
4 4 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.77%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.15%) Internet
2 13 (10.00%) LAN
2 13 (10.00%) WAN
3 10 (7.69%) Wireless
4 7 (5.38%) VPN
5 6 (4.62%) SAN
5 6 (4.62%) VoIP
6 5 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (3.85%) DNS
7 4 (3.08%) Firewall
8 3 (2.31%) DHCP
8 3 (2.31%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.54%) Skype
9 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.77%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (0.77%) Intranet
10 1 (0.77%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.77%) NAS
10 1 (0.77%) Network Security
10 1 (0.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.77%) Power BI
6 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.54%) Grunt
2 2 (1.54%) gulp
2 2 (1.54%) JDeveloper
2 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.54%) Selenium
2 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.77%) Bower
3 1 (0.77%) JIRA
3 1 (0.77%) JMeter
3 1 (0.77%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.77%) Mocha
General
1 10 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.31%) Law
4 2 (1.54%) Advertising
4 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.77%) Automotive
5 1 (0.77%) French Language
5 1 (0.77%) German Language
5 1 (0.77%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.77%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.77%) Russian Language
5 1 (0.77%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (22.31%) Developer
1 29 (22.31%) Team Leader
2 20 (15.38%) Analyst
3 18 (13.85%) Development Team Leader
4 15 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 14 (10.77%) Junior
6 11 (8.46%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.69%) Desktop Support
8 9 (6.92%) IT Support
9 8 (6.15%) Senior Desktop Support
9 8 (6.15%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.62%) Junior Developer
11 5 (3.85%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (37.69%) .NET
2 38 (29.23%) JSON
3 31 (23.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.85%) HTML
6 4 (3.08%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.08%) CSS
7 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (2.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.54%) XML
9 1 (0.77%) Angular 2
9 1 (0.77%) COM
9 1 (0.77%) CSS3
9 1 (0.77%) Jest
9 1 (0.77%) LAMP
9 1 (0.77%) LESS
9 1 (0.77%) Node.js
9 1 (0.77%) REST
9 1 (0.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) Driving Licence
3 7 (5.38%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.31%) iPad
6 2 (1.54%) iPhone
6 2 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.54%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.77%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.77%) EPoS
7 1 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.54%) Windows
2 18 (13.85%) Windows Server
3 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.08%) Android
5 4 (3.08%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.54%) Linux
6 2 (1.54%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.54%) Unix
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (26.15%) Continuous Deployment
4 24 (18.46%) Scrum
5 22 (16.92%) ITIL
6 20 (15.38%) Information Security
7 18 (13.85%) Internal Audit
7 18 (13.85%) Security Operations
7 18 (13.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 16 (12.31%) Performance Management
9 9 (6.92%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.62%) Decision-Making
11 6 (4.62%) ITIL V3
11 6 (4.62%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.62%) MVC
11 6 (4.62%) Time Management
12 5 (3.85%) Business Analysis
12 5 (3.85%) Incident Management
12 5 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (36.92%) C#
2 30 (23.08%) SQL
3 21 (16.15%) T-SQL
4 7 (5.38%) VB
5 6 (4.62%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.08%) Java
8 3 (2.31%) PHP
8 3 (2.31%) VBScript
9 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.54%) VB6
10 1 (0.77%) C
10 1 (0.77%) Python
10 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (30.77%) Degree
2 18 (13.85%) Security Cleared
3 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (4.62%) MCSE
6 4 (3.08%) MCP
6 4 (3.08%) MCSA
7 2 (1.54%) CCNA
7 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.54%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.54%) SCSE
8 1 (0.77%) CCNP
8 1 (0.77%) HNC
8 1 (0.77%) MCDST
8 1 (0.77%) MCITP
8 1 (0.77%) VCP5
8 1 (0.77%) VCP6
8 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.31%) QA
3 2 (1.54%) SLA
4 1 (0.77%) GDPR
4 1 (0.77%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.54%) VMware GSX
5 2 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (2.31%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.54%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (18.46%) Xamarin
2 16 (12.31%) VMware
3 8 (6.15%) Cisco
4 6 (4.62%) Oracle
5 5 (3.85%) Citrix
6 4 (3.08%) HP
7 3 (2.31%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.54%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.54%) ConnectWise
8 2 (1.54%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.54%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.54%) Kaseya
8 2 (1.54%) Twitter
8 2 (1.54%) Veeam
8 2 (1.54%) Veritas
8 2 (1.54%) WatchGuard
9 1 (0.77%) Canon
9 1 (0.77%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.77%) Meraki
9 1 (0.77%) Sage