The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chesham 72.73% 20.00% 72.73%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 100.00% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 8
Average salary £22,750 £27,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.27% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £24,700 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
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 Chesham region.

Vendors Category
Chesham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chesham 72.73% 20.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 9
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £45,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 Related IT Skills in Chesham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) MCP
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) MCSA
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) MCSE
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) MCDST
7 2 (18.18%) MCITP
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 1 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
8 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 1 (9.09%) HP
8 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Chesham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
3 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Systems Support
4 3 (27.27%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Field Support Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Junior
5 2 (18.18%) Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (9.09%) IT Support
6 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
6 1 (9.09%) Junior IT Technician
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) MCP
3 3 (27.27%) MCSA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) MCSE
4 2 (18.18%) MCDST
4 2 (18.18%) MCITP
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) HP