The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Abingdon region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 30 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 7.64% 25.27% 9.73%
As % of the Vendors category 18.75% 60.53% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 11
Average salary £43,750 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.71% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
64 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 40.76% 41.76% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 47 26 21
Average salary £33,000 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -25.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Abingdon

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (61.54%) .NET
3 15 (57.69%) Windows
4 9 (34.62%) Firewall
4 9 (34.62%) C#
4 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (30.77%) WCF
5 8 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 8 (30.77%) VPN
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 7 (26.92%) Silverlight
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 6 (23.08%) MS Office
7 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 6 (23.08%) MVC
8 5 (19.23%) Internet
8 5 (19.23%) IIS
8 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
8 5 (19.23%) WAN
8 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
8 5 (19.23%) LAN
8 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (19.23%) IIS
2 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) VPN
3 5 (19.23%) Internet
3 5 (19.23%) WAN
3 5 (19.23%) LAN
3 5 (19.23%) Network Security
4 4 (15.38%) iSCSI
4 4 (15.38%) SNMP
4 4 (15.38%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 4 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Head of IT
4 4 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 4 (15.38%) IT Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Lead C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) CRM Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) WCF
2 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 7 (26.92%) Silverlight
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 4 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (15.38%) XML Schema
5 4 (15.38%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) WPF
6 3 (11.54%) REST
7 2 (7.69%) CSS
8 1 (3.85%) CSS3
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Biotechnology
1 4 (15.38%) EqualLogic
1 4 (15.38%) LIMS
2 3 (11.54%) Open Source
2 3 (11.54%) Social Media
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 4 (15.38%) UNIX
3 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) MVC
3 5 (19.23%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 4 (15.38%) ERP
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) C++
4 4 (15.38%) C
5 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
1 4 (15.38%) CISSP
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCTS
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) WSUS
2 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) VMware
1 4 (15.38%) Dell
1 4 (15.38%) Avaya
2 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
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