The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Gatwick region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 8 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 39 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 36.45% 12.63% 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category 70.91% 31.58% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 35 9 12
Average salary £55,000 £38,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% -12.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £30,600 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55 38 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 51.40% 40.00% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 49 31 55
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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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 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (70.00%) Windows
2 36 (60.00%) XML
3 35 (58.33%) Web Services
3 35 (58.33%) SQL
4 32 (53.33%) SOAP
5 29 (48.33%) IBM
6 28 (46.67%) Finance
7 26 (43.33%) .NET
7 26 (43.33%) C#
8 24 (40.00%) C++
8 24 (40.00%) MS Office
9 23 (38.33%) XSLT
10 22 (36.67%) TDD
10 22 (36.67%) WPF
11 21 (35.00%) Unit Testing
11 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
11 21 (35.00%) Project Management
12 19 (31.67%) ILOG
12 19 (31.67%) Lotus
12 19 (31.67%) JAX-RPC
12 19 (31.67%) Eclipse
12 19 (31.67%) J2EE
12 19 (31.67%) Java
12 19 (31.67%) DB2
12 19 (31.67%) WebSphere Application Server
12 19 (31.67%) XSL
12 19 (31.67%) JBoss
12 19 (31.67%) IBM Notes
12 19 (31.67%) DataPower
12 19 (31.67%) WebSphere Portal

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (31.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 19 (31.67%) IBM Notes
1 19 (31.67%) WebSphere Portal
1 19 (31.67%) WebSphere
1 19 (31.67%) WebSphere Process Server
1 19 (31.67%) FileNet
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) DHCP
1 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) DB2
2 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (21.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Eclipse
1 19 (31.67%) Rational Application Developer
2 14 (23.33%) Visual Studio
3 10 (16.67%) Subversion
3 10 (16.67%) JIRA
3 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (16.67%) MSBuild
4 2 (3.33%) PHPUnit
4 2 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 28 (46.67%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Marketing
2 9 (15.00%) Investment Banking
2 9 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (61.67%) Developer
2 19 (31.67%) Software Engineer
3 18 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 16 (26.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 12 (20.00%) C# Developer
6 11 (18.33%) Analyst
7 9 (15.00%) Software Programmer
7 9 (15.00%) Agile C# Developer
7 9 (15.00%) C# Programmer
7 9 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (15.00%) Developer Analyst
7 9 (15.00%) Senior Applications Developer
7 9 (15.00%) Applications Developer
7 9 (15.00%) Programmer
7 9 (15.00%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Administrator
9 2 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.33%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (60.00%) XML
2 35 (58.33%) Web Services
3 32 (53.33%) SOAP
4 26 (43.33%) .NET
5 23 (38.33%) XSLT
6 22 (36.67%) WPF
7 19 (31.67%) JAX-RPC
7 19 (31.67%) J2EE
7 19 (31.67%) XSL
7 19 (31.67%) Dojo
7 19 (31.67%) JRules
7 19 (31.67%) JSF
8 17 (28.33%) WCF
9 13 (21.67%) WinForms
9 13 (21.67%) .NET Framework
9 13 (21.67%) REST
10 11 (18.33%) HTML
11 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) DataPower
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.67%) Statistics
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 42 (70.00%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.67%) VMS
5 2 (3.33%) Linux
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) TDD
2 21 (35.00%) Unit Testing
2 21 (35.00%) Project Management
3 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
4 15 (25.00%) OO
5 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.00%) CRM
7 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.67%) MVC
8 4 (6.67%) ITSM
8 4 (6.67%) Service Management
8 4 (6.67%) ITIL
9 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.33%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.33%) Change Management
9 2 (3.33%) OO PHP
10 1 (1.67%) Change Control
10 1 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) SQL
2 26 (43.33%) C#
3 24 (40.00%) C++
4 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (31.67%) Java
6 15 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 13 (21.67%) C++/CLI
8 2 (3.33%) PHP
8 2 (3.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.33%) Squid
3 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 29 (48.33%) IBM
2 19 (31.67%) ILOG
2 19 (31.67%) Lotus
2 19 (31.67%) JBoss
3 14 (23.33%) HP
4 10 (16.67%) Atlassian
5 4 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) Mitel
6 1 (1.67%) VMware
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