The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Daventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Daventry 7.41% 50.00% 28.57%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £21,000 £15,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Northamptonshire

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

Vendors Category
Daventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Daventry 14.81% 100.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Average salary £21,000 £41,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.70% +24.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Daventry

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Daventry

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Daventry

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Daventry

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Daventry

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Daventry 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) MCSE
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (22.22%) VMware
7 2 (22.22%) vSphere
7 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (22.22%) Change Control
7 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (22.22%) MCTS
7 2 (22.22%) MCITP
7 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 2 (22.22%) Operations Management
7 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
7 2 (22.22%) Terminal Server
7 2 (22.22%) Internet
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) SLA
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) XenApp
7 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
8 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Daventry by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Daventry 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) IT Support
3 4 (44.44%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 2 (22.22%) Operations Management
1 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) MCTS
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Terminal Server
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
1 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) VMware