The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Amersham 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 10 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Amersham 6.25% 22.73% 40.00%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 62.50% 59.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 16
Average salary £18,000 £35,000 £25,275
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.57% +38.47%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Amersham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Amersham 12.50% 36.36% 67.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 27
Average salary £18,000 £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.57% -13.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Buckinghamshire

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Amersham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Site Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Amersham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (25.00%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Junior
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Junior DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory