The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley 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 7 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 79 87 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 19.95% 15.90% 13.27%
As % of the Vendors category 41.15% 32.83% 49.69%
Number of salaries quoted 64 68 78
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,790 £32,050 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
West Sussex

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

Vendors Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
192 265 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 48.48% 48.45% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 165 224 137
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Crawley

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Crawley

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley 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.

1 104 (55.03%) SQL Server
2 92 (48.68%) Windows
3 86 (45.50%) Active Directory
4 72 (38.10%) Finance
5 62 (32.80%) MS Excel
6 58 (30.69%) .NET
7 57 (30.16%) SQL
8 56 (29.63%) SharePoint
8 56 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (26.98%) IIS
10 48 (25.40%) VMware
11 40 (21.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 39 (20.63%) ASP.NET
13 38 (20.11%) DNS
14 35 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
15 32 (16.93%) DHCP
15 32 (16.93%) Citrix
16 30 (15.87%) ITIL
16 30 (15.87%) C#
17 29 (15.34%) MS Office
17 29 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (14.81%) TCP/IP
18 28 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
18 28 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
19 26 (13.76%) CRM
19 26 (13.76%) MS Exchange
20 25 (13.23%) Windows 7
21 24 (12.70%) Windows 8
21 24 (12.70%) JavaScript
21 24 (12.70%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 56 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 51 (26.98%) IIS
3 28 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
4 26 (13.76%) MS Exchange
5 19 (10.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (7.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (4.23%) Lync
9 6 (3.17%) MS Project Server
10 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.59%) SAS
11 3 (1.59%) Apache
12 1 (0.53%) CMS
12 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 62 (32.80%) MS Excel
2 29 (15.34%) MS Office
3 8 (4.23%) MS Project
4 5 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.41%) SaaS
2 5 (2.65%) IaaS
3 3 (1.59%) Office 365
4 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.53%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.11%) DNS
2 32 (16.93%) DHCP
3 28 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 23 (12.17%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (10.58%) FTP
6 19 (10.05%) Firewall
7 17 (8.99%) SAN
8 16 (8.47%) DMZ
8 16 (8.47%) LAN
8 16 (8.47%) WAN
8 16 (8.47%) VPN
9 10 (5.29%) VoIP
10 8 (4.23%) Internet
11 4 (2.12%) Wireless
12 2 (1.06%) SNMP
13 1 (0.53%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.53%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (55.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (5.29%) MySQL
5 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.65%) DTS
8 3 (1.59%) QlikView
9 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.06%) Cognos Impromptu
9 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.06%) Toad
2 2 (1.06%) Subversion
2 2 (1.06%) Selenium
2 2 (1.06%) PHPUnit
2 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.53%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
General
1 72 (38.10%) Finance
2 18 (9.52%) Marketing
3 13 (6.88%) Banking
4 12 (6.35%) Retail
4 12 (6.35%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.23%) Military
6 8 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (3.17%) Electronics
7 6 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.17%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (26.98%) Analyst
2 41 (21.69%) Developer
3 31 (16.40%) Architect
4 26 (13.76%) Support Engineer
5 21 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 18 (9.52%) Junior
7 17 (8.99%) C# Developer
8 16 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (8.47%) Junior Architect
9 15 (7.94%) Integration Architect
10 14 (7.41%) Software Developer
11 13 (6.88%) Applications Support
12 12 (6.35%) Programmer
12 12 (6.35%) Desktop Support
12 12 (6.35%) Software Engineer
12 12 (6.35%) C# Software Engineer
12 12 (6.35%) Agile C# Developer
12 12 (6.35%) Software Programmer
12 12 (6.35%) C# Software Developer
12 12 (6.35%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (30.69%) .NET
2 39 (20.63%) ASP.NET
3 18 (9.52%) CSS
3 18 (9.52%) HTML
4 12 (6.35%) WinForms
4 12 (6.35%) WPF
5 10 (5.29%) LAMP
6 6 (3.17%) Web Services
6 6 (3.17%) Software Packaging
7 5 (2.65%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 5 (2.65%) jQuery
8 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (1.59%) JSON
8 3 (1.59%) XML
9 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.53%) HTML5
10 1 (0.53%) CSS3
10 1 (0.53%) Task Parallel Library
10 1 (0.53%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (0.53%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.17%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.17%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.17%) Replication
3 3 (1.59%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.06%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.06%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (1.06%) PKI
5 1 (0.53%) Statistics
5 1 (0.53%) Firmware
5 1 (0.53%) IVR
5 1 (0.53%) Open Source
5 1 (0.53%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 92 (48.68%) Windows
2 56 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (13.23%) Windows 7
5 24 (12.70%) Windows 8
6 20 (10.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (7.41%) Linux
8 7 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.65%) UNIX
9 5 (2.65%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.06%) Android
11 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.87%) ITIL
2 28 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 26 (13.76%) CRM
4 17 (8.99%) Project Management
5 15 (7.94%) SOA
5 15 (7.94%) Security Architecture
5 15 (7.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (7.41%) ERP
7 13 (6.88%) TDD
7 13 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (6.35%) Software Engineering
8 12 (6.35%) Change Management
9 11 (5.82%) OO
9 11 (5.82%) Workflow
10 10 (5.29%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.76%) Service Management
11 9 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (4.23%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (3.70%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (30.16%) SQL
2 30 (15.87%) C#
3 24 (12.70%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.41%) C++
5 12 (6.35%) PHP
6 11 (5.82%) VB
7 9 (4.76%) VB6
8 8 (4.23%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.12%) C
10 3 (1.59%) VBScript
11 2 (1.06%) Tcl
12 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (21.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (12.70%) Degree
3 22 (11.64%) MCSE
4 13 (6.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (4.76%) MCITP
6 8 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.70%) MCP
8 6 (3.17%) MCSA
9 4 (2.12%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.12%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.06%) CCNA
11 1 (0.53%) CISSP
11 1 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.53%) MOS
11 1 (0.53%) CEH
11 1 (0.53%) NCDA
11 1 (0.53%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.64%) SLA
2 10 (5.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 86 (45.50%) Active Directory
2 29 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (11.64%) vSphere
4 16 (8.47%) VMware ESX
5 13 (6.88%) XenApp
6 10 (5.29%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.17%) UAG
7 6 (3.17%) Xen
8 5 (2.65%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.59%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.06%) Squid
10 2 (1.06%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (12.17%) SCOM
2 20 (10.58%) SCCM
3 15 (7.94%) Tivoli
3 15 (7.94%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.06%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.06%) Nagios
6 1 (0.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 48 (25.40%) VMware
2 32 (16.93%) Citrix
3 8 (4.23%) Cisco
4 7 (3.70%) Juniper
5 6 (3.17%) Intel
5 6 (3.17%) Apple
5 6 (3.17%) Oracle
5 6 (3.17%) Fortinet
6 5 (2.65%) Symantec
6 5 (2.65%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.12%) SAP
8 3 (1.59%) HP
8 3 (1.59%) NetApp
8 3 (1.59%) Google
8 3 (1.59%) Brocade
9 2 (1.06%) Northgate
9 2 (1.06%) Veeam
9 2 (1.06%) Primavera
9 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.06%) IBM
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