The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Beckenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Beckenham 17.65% 20.00% 21.21%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 50.00% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -33.82%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
London

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

Vendors Category
Beckenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
12 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Beckenham 70.59% 40.00% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 12
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Beckenham

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Beckenham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Beckenham

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Beckenham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Beckenham

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Beckenham 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 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Beckenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Beckenham 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) WordPress
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CCENT
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco