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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 18 2 19
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 55 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 10.00% 37.41% 7.96%
As % of the Vendors category 38.10% 83.33% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 52 9
Average salary £37,500 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
42 66 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 26.25% 44.90% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 34 63 18
Average salary £30,500 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.08% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,400
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 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 20 (64.52%) Windows
3 18 (58.06%) .NET
4 16 (51.61%) SQL
5 10 (32.26%) C#
6 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (29.03%) MS Office
6 9 (29.03%) WCF
7 8 (25.81%) Marketing
7 8 (25.81%) QA
7 8 (25.81%) MVC
7 8 (25.81%) HTML
7 8 (25.81%) SLA
8 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (19.35%) TDD
9 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
9 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
9 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
10 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 5 (16.13%) CSS
10 5 (16.13%) UNIX
10 5 (16.13%) Silverlight
10 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (16.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (12.90%) Network Security
11 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (12.90%) Firewall
11 4 (12.90%) LAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (6.45%) Drupal
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Network Security
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
1 4 (12.90%) LAN
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) SNMP
2 3 (9.68%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (25.81%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Support Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Applications Support Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Applications Support
4 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) WCF
3 8 (25.81%) HTML
4 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
5 5 (16.13%) CSS
5 5 (16.13%) Silverlight
5 5 (16.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (9.68%) XML
6 3 (9.68%) XML Schema
7 2 (6.45%) HTML5
7 2 (6.45%) WPF
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.45%) Ajax
7 2 (6.45%) Spring
7 2 (6.45%) JSP
7 2 (6.45%) SOAP
7 2 (6.45%) Web Services
7 2 (6.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) LIMS
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) UNIX
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) MVC
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) TDD
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) ERP
7 1 (3.23%) UML
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.23%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) C#
3 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) C++
5 3 (9.68%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.45%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) MCSE
1 3 (9.68%) CISSP
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) MCITP
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
1 8 (25.81%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) VMware
2 1 (3.23%) Apple
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.23%) Orchard
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