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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 35 50 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 28.46% 40.98% 10.42%
As % of the Vendors category 42.68% 73.53% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 28 44 7
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £33,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £40,800
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
82 68 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 66.67% 55.74% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 65 60 26
Average salary £42,500 £51,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,450 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £60,000
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 29 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
3 15 (32.61%) VMware
4 14 (30.43%) Project Management
4 14 (30.43%) MS Visio
4 14 (30.43%) MS Office
5 13 (28.26%) Linux
5 13 (28.26%) Citrix
5 13 (28.26%) Replication
6 12 (26.09%) Cisco
6 12 (26.09%) Windows
7 11 (23.91%) Configuration Management
7 11 (23.91%) Service Management
7 11 (23.91%) Service Delivery
8 10 (21.74%) NetApp
8 10 (21.74%) Dell
8 10 (21.74%) Spanish Language
9 9 (19.57%) Incident Management
9 9 (19.57%) ITSM
9 9 (19.57%) SLA
10 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
11 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
11 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
12 6 (13.04%) French Language
12 6 (13.04%) Degree
13 5 (10.87%) ITIL
13 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
13 5 (10.87%) User Experience
14 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 14 (30.43%) MS Visio
2 14 (30.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) DNS
1 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) VPN
2 2 (4.35%) LAN
2 2 (4.35%) WAN
2 2 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
1 1 (2.17%) PHPUnit
1 1 (2.17%) Behat
General
1 10 (21.74%) Spanish Language
2 6 (13.04%) French Language
3 3 (6.52%) Back Office
3 3 (6.52%) Billing
4 2 (4.35%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Finance
5 1 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Project Manager
3 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Trainer
6 3 (6.52%) Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.17%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) HTML
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) CSS
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) EDI
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) jQuery
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Replication
2 5 (10.87%) User Experience
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.35%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) Windows
3 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) UNIX
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Project Management
2 11 (23.91%) Configuration Management
2 11 (23.91%) Service Management
2 11 (23.91%) Service Delivery
3 9 (19.57%) Incident Management
3 9 (19.57%) ITSM
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 3 (6.52%) Contact Management
5 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) SDLC
6 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.35%) TDD
6 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.35%) MVC
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (2.17%) OO
7 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
1 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) PHP
3 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) Degree
4 3 (6.52%) MCSE
4 3 (6.52%) MCT
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.35%) MCP
5 2 (4.35%) MCSA
6 1 (2.17%) HNC
6 1 (2.17%) HND
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) XenApp
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) VMware
2 13 (28.26%) Citrix
3 12 (26.09%) Cisco
4 10 (21.74%) NetApp
4 10 (21.74%) Dell
5 2 (4.35%) Websense
6 1 (2.17%) Epicor
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec
6 1 (2.17%) McAfee
6 1 (2.17%) MuleSoft
Gatwick, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Civil Aviation Authority
Salary: Competitive salary and reward package
Posted: 10 days ago
Gatwick
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago