The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East Grinstead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank - 3 2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Grinstead - 14.29% 40.00%
As % of the Vendors category - 40.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 East Grinstead region.

Vendors Category
East Grinstead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
12 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Grinstead 54.55% 35.71% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 5
Average salary £23,500 £43,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in East Grinstead

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in East Grinstead

Microsoft
Salary Trend in East Grinstead

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in East Grinstead

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Grinstead

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Grinstead 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 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) ITSM
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) SLA
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) XenApp
6 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (11.11%) iPad
7 1 (11.11%) Office 365

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Grinstead by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Grinstead 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%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Service Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) ITSM
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) Apple