The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 13.29% 19.81% 22.77%
As % of the Vendors category 20.65% 43.75% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 21
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £17,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 Gatwick region.

Vendors Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
92 48 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 64.34% 45.28% 49.50%
Number of salaries quoted 77 29 40
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £19,200 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Gatwick

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
3 20 (37.04%) VMware
4 19 (35.19%) Windows
5 16 (29.63%) Configuration Management
5 16 (29.63%) Cisco
5 16 (29.63%) Spanish Language
6 14 (25.93%) Service Delivery
6 14 (25.93%) Project Management
6 14 (25.93%) MS Visio
6 14 (25.93%) MS Office
7 13 (24.07%) Linux
7 13 (24.07%) Replication
8 12 (22.22%) Service Management
9 11 (20.37%) ITSM
9 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
9 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
9 11 (20.37%) Dell
9 11 (20.37%) Citrix
9 11 (20.37%) NetApp
10 10 (18.52%) SLA
10 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (18.52%) ITIL
10 10 (18.52%) Incident Management
11 9 (16.67%) SQL
12 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
12 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (12.96%) MCSE
14 6 (11.11%) MCSA
14 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
6 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
2 14 (25.93%) MS Visio
2 14 (25.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) VPN
2 5 (9.26%) DNS
3 4 (7.41%) DHCP
4 3 (5.56%) Wireless
4 3 (5.56%) SAN
5 2 (3.70%) LAN
5 2 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.85%) DTS
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) AdminStudio
General
1 16 (29.63%) Spanish Language
2 5 (9.26%) French Language
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) German Language
5 1 (1.85%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Project Manager
3 13 (24.07%) Support Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Service Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
8 2 (3.70%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Senior DBA
9 1 (1.85%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) COM
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) EDI
2 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Replication
2 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Linux
3 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Configuration Management
2 14 (25.93%) Project Management
2 14 (25.93%) Service Delivery
3 12 (22.22%) Service Management
4 11 (20.37%) ITSM
5 10 (18.52%) ITIL
5 10 (18.52%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.56%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.70%) SDLC
7 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.70%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.70%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.70%) CRM
7 2 (3.70%) Change Management
8 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.85%) ERP
8 1 (1.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.85%) VBScript
4 1 (1.85%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
1 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.96%) MCSE
4 6 (11.11%) MCSA
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.41%) Degree
7 3 (5.56%) MCP
7 3 (5.56%) CCIE
7 3 (5.56%) CCNA
8 1 (1.85%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.56%) UAG
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
2 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) VMware
2 16 (29.63%) Cisco
3 11 (20.37%) Dell
3 11 (20.37%) Citrix
3 11 (20.37%) NetApp
4 3 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 3 (5.56%) EMC
4 3 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Cognos
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Intel
5 1 (1.85%) Epicor
5 1 (1.85%) Meraki
5 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.85%) Symantec
5 1 (1.85%) McAfee