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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 14 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 14.14% 24.73% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 48.94% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 28
Average salary £36,250 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
56 47 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 56.57% 50.54% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 53 46 58
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) ITIL
3 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
4 14 (45.16%) Citrix
5 12 (38.71%) VMware
6 11 (35.48%) Windows 7
7 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
8 9 (29.03%) Cisco
8 9 (29.03%) Service Management
9 8 (25.81%) XenApp
9 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (22.58%) C
10 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (22.58%) Avaya
10 7 (22.58%) SAN
10 7 (22.58%) vSphere
11 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (19.35%) Juniper
11 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (19.35%) Supplier Management
11 6 (19.35%) Fortinet
11 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (19.35%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (19.35%) Capacity Management
12 5 (16.13%) SQL
12 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
12 5 (16.13%) MCP
12 5 (16.13%) Linux

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) nginx
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) SAN
1 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) SNMP
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
1 2 (6.45%) PHPUnit
1 2 (6.45%) Behat
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Support Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (32.26%) Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Support Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Junior
4 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (22.58%) Service Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) IT Support Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Junior Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Junior Support Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) IT Support
4 7 (22.58%) Junior IT Support
4 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Junior IT Support Analyst
5 6 (19.35%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Operations Support Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) CSS
1 4 (12.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) jQuery
2 2 (6.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows 7
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Linux
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Service Management
3 6 (19.35%) Supplier Management
3 6 (19.35%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (19.35%) Capacity Management
4 4 (12.90%) OO
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) MVC
6 2 (6.45%) Workflow
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Network Design
6 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) OO PHP
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.45%) BDD
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) C
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.45%) VB
5 2 (6.45%) VB6
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (16.13%) MCP
3 5 (16.13%) MCSE
4 4 (12.90%) Degree
5 3 (9.68%) MCSA
6 2 (6.45%) MCITP
7 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) XenApp
3 7 (22.58%) vSphere
4 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.45%) UAG
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Citrix
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) Cisco
4 7 (22.58%) Avaya
5 6 (19.35%) Juniper
5 6 (19.35%) Fortinet
6 3 (9.68%) NetApp
7 2 (6.45%) Dell
7 2 (6.45%) Apple
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec
8 1 (3.23%) Websense
8 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
8 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.23%) Tableau
8 1 (3.23%) TARGIT
8 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
8 1 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
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