The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Chesham 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 Chesham 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 1 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chesham 66.67% 23.81% 69.23%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 83.33% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 9
Average salary £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,450 £24,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Chesham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chesham 66.67% 28.57% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 10
Average salary £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Buckinghamshire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Chesham

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Chesham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Chesham

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Chesham

Microsoft
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Chesham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chesham 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 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (14.29%) EPoS
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Chesham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chesham 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) VMware