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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 28 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 7.10% 27.37% 8.77%
As % of the Vendors category 17.19% 63.41% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 10
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,000 £43,250
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 41 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 41.29% 43.16% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 48 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 23 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 23 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 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) Firewall
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) WCF
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
4 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
4 8 (29.63%) VPN
5 7 (25.93%) MS Office
5 7 (25.93%) Silverlight
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 6 (22.22%) HTML
6 6 (22.22%) MVC
7 5 (18.52%) Internet
7 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
7 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
7 5 (18.52%) LAN
7 5 (18.52%) WAN
7 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
7 5 (18.52%) Network Security
7 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (14.81%) IIS
3 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (14.81%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) VPN
3 5 (18.52%) LAN
3 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 5 (18.52%) Internet
3 5 (18.52%) Network Security
4 4 (14.81%) iSCSI
4 4 (14.81%) SAN
4 4 (14.81%) SNMP
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) DNS
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Automotive
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.81%) IT Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Head of IT
4 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) WCF
3 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
4 7 (25.93%) Silverlight
5 6 (22.22%) HTML
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.81%) Web Services
6 4 (14.81%) XML
6 4 (14.81%) XML Schema
6 4 (14.81%) WPF
6 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (11.11%) REST
8 2 (7.41%) CSS
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.41%) HTML5
9 1 (3.70%) WinForms
9 1 (3.70%) CSS3
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (3.70%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) LIMS
1 4 (14.81%) Biotechnology
1 4 (14.81%) EqualLogic
2 3 (11.11%) Social Media
2 3 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
3 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) TDD
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
4 4 (14.81%) CRM
4 4 (14.81%) ERP
4 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.70%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C#
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) C
3 4 (14.81%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CISSP
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) WSUS
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Dell
1 4 (14.81%) Avaya
1 4 (14.81%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
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