The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Beckenham 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Beckenham 28.57% 3.70% 30.43%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 7.14% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 7
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Beckenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Beckenham 28.57% 51.85% 69.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 16
Average salary £27,500 £42,000 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.52% +69.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
London

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 24 July 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 Office
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Sage
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) ZyXEL
4 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (16.67%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Beckenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Help Desk Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Development Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Sage
2 1 (16.67%) ZyXEL
2 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
2 1 (16.67%) Veeam
2 1 (16.67%) NETGEAR