The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Amersham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 2 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Amersham 15.91% 40.00% 8.93%
As % of the Vendors category 38.89% 93.33% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 4
Average salary £41,000 £30,000 £37,775
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% -20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,050 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Amersham region.

Vendors Category
Amersham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
18 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Amersham 40.91% 42.86% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 10
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Amersham

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Amersham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Amersham

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Amersham

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Amersham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Amersham region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Amersham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Amersham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Amersham 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Dell
3 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (40.00%) MCTS
3 4 (40.00%) MCITP
3 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) PlateSpin
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
3 4 (40.00%) XenServer
3 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (40.00%) Veeam
3 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) EqualLogic

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Amersham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Amersham 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Products Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Product Management
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (40.00%) MCTS
1 4 (40.00%) MCITP
1 4 (40.00%) NCDA
1 4 (40.00%) NCIE
1 4 (40.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (40.00%) XenApp
1 4 (40.00%) XenServer
1 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Dell
1 4 (40.00%) EMC
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
1 4 (40.00%) NetApp
1 4 (40.00%) Symantec
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
1 4 (40.00%) PlateSpin
1 4 (40.00%) Veeam
2 1 (10.00%) Apple