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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 14.95% 19.23% 19.43%
As % of the Vendors category 39.02% 35.09% 68.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 27
Average salary £19,000 £46,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-59.35% +16.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,250 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
41 57 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 38.32% 54.81% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21 49 43
Average salary £35,000 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.83% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £33,625 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 38 (77.55%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) ITIL
3 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
4 22 (44.90%) VMware
5 15 (30.61%) Citrix
5 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (26.53%) Finance
6 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
7 12 (24.49%) MS Exchange
7 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
8 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
9 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.41%) Cisco
9 10 (20.41%) SAN
10 9 (18.37%) C#
10 9 (18.37%) C++
10 9 (18.37%) .NET
10 9 (18.37%) WinForms
10 9 (18.37%) Marketing
10 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.37%) TDD
10 9 (18.37%) Banking
10 9 (18.37%) Investment Banking
10 9 (18.37%) WPF
10 9 (18.37%) vSphere
10 9 (18.37%) XenApp
10 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (16.33%) MS Office

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (24.49%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (8.16%) FileNet
4 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Process Server
4 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (8.16%) IBM Notes
4 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (6.12%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) IaaS
1 5 (10.20%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) SAN
2 6 (12.24%) DHCP
2 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.24%) DNS
3 4 (8.16%) Firewall
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.12%) Internet
4 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.08%) Network Security
5 2 (4.08%) SNMP
5 2 (4.08%) LAN
5 2 (4.08%) VoIP
5 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) DB2
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Eclipse
1 4 (8.16%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Marketing
2 9 (18.37%) Banking
2 9 (18.37%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Software Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Support Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Software Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Programmer
4 9 (18.37%) C# Developer
4 9 (18.37%) C# Software Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Developer Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Software Programmer
4 9 (18.37%) Agile C# Developer
4 9 (18.37%) C# Programmer
4 9 (18.37%) C# Software Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (14.29%) Administrator
7 6 (12.24%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (12.24%) Service Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
1 9 (18.37%) WinForms
1 9 (18.37%) WPF
2 4 (8.16%) Dojo
2 4 (8.16%) JSF
2 4 (8.16%) JRules
2 4 (8.16%) JAX-RPC
2 4 (8.16%) J2EE
2 4 (8.16%) SOAP
2 4 (8.16%) Web Services
2 4 (8.16%) XML
2 4 (8.16%) XSL
2 4 (8.16%) XSLT
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Replication
3 4 (8.16%) DataPower
4 3 (6.12%) PKI
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) Statistics
5 2 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (77.55%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.12%) Linux
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) ITIL
2 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
3 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.37%) TDD
4 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
4 8 (16.33%) Project Management
5 7 (14.29%) Service Management
6 6 (12.24%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (12.24%) Supplier Management
6 6 (12.24%) Strategic Planning
6 6 (12.24%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (12.24%) Capacity Management
7 5 (10.20%) Change Management
8 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Line Management
9 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) C#
1 9 (18.37%) C++
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
3 5 (10.20%) C
4 4 (8.16%) Java
4 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) MCSE
1 8 (16.33%) MCSA
1 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (12.24%) MCP
2 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) CCNP
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.08%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.37%) vSphere
2 9 (18.37%) XenApp
3 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.24%) UAG
5 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) VMware
2 15 (30.61%) Citrix
3 10 (20.41%) Cisco
4 6 (12.24%) Fortinet
4 6 (12.24%) Juniper
4 6 (12.24%) HP
5 5 (10.20%) Avaya
6 4 (8.16%) LANDesk
6 4 (8.16%) NetApp
6 4 (8.16%) ILOG
6 4 (8.16%) Lotus
6 4 (8.16%) IBM
6 4 (8.16%) JBoss
7 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.08%) Symantec
8 2 (4.08%) Sophos
8 2 (4.08%) Dell
8 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.04%) Apple