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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 14.39% 13.75% 16.30%
As % of the Vendors category 26.32% 31.43% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 13
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £35,000 £17,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
76 35 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 54.68% 43.75% 42.39%
Number of salaries quoted 65 34 36
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
3 16 (41.03%) Project Management
4 15 (38.46%) MS Office
5 13 (33.33%) Oracle
5 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (30.77%) MS Visio
6 12 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (25.64%) Windows
7 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (23.08%) .NET
8 9 (23.08%) C#
8 9 (23.08%) SQL
8 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (20.51%) Firewall
9 8 (20.51%) VMware
9 8 (20.51%) Trillium
9 8 (20.51%) RDBMS
9 8 (20.51%) IBM
9 8 (20.51%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (20.51%) QualityStage
9 8 (20.51%) XML
9 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
9 8 (20.51%) Data Quality
9 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
9 8 (20.51%) V-Model

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Lync
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 15 (38.46%) MS Office
3 12 (30.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
2 6 (15.38%) LAN
3 5 (12.82%) SAN
3 5 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (10.26%) WLAN
5 2 (5.13%) BGP
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 2 (5.13%) Wireless
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.56%) MPLS
6 1 (2.56%) OSPF
6 1 (2.56%) Skype
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (20.51%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (20.51%) QualityStage
5 8 (20.51%) RDBMS
5 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
5 8 (20.51%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (15.38%) Pentaho
7 4 (10.26%) Data Mining
7 4 (10.26%) DB2
7 4 (10.26%) Informix
7 4 (10.26%) InterSystems Cache
7 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
7 4 (10.26%) MySQL
7 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
7 4 (10.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) ERwin
General
1 7 (17.95%) German Language
2 6 (15.38%) French Language
3 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 5 (12.82%) Legal
4 4 (10.26%) Spanish Language
5 3 (7.69%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 10 (25.64%) IT Support
3 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 9 (23.08%) IT Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) IT Support Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Network Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) 1st Line Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (17.95%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Network Support
5 7 (17.95%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Server Support
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Support Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) SQL BI Developer
6 6 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 6 (15.38%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) XML
3 7 (17.95%) CSS
3 7 (17.95%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) JSON
4 4 (10.26%) Middleware
4 4 (10.26%) REST
5 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Data Integration
2 4 (10.26%) Data Structures
2 4 (10.26%) Economics
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Debian
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Project Management
2 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) V-Model
2 8 (20.51%) Waterfall
3 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.82%) Coaching
5 4 (10.26%) Change Control
5 4 (10.26%) Data Architecture
5 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.26%) DevOps
5 4 (10.26%) Information Architecture
5 4 (10.26%) Information Retrieval
5 4 (10.26%) Master Data Management
5 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.26%) OO
5 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.26%) RUP
5 4 (10.26%) SDLC
5 4 (10.26%) SOA
5 4 (10.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) C#
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.95%) MCITP
2 7 (17.95%) MCP
2 7 (17.95%) MCSA
2 7 (17.95%) MCSE
3 4 (10.26%) CITP
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
3 4 (10.26%) MBA
3 4 (10.26%) MCDBA
3 4 (10.26%) Postgraduate
3 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Terminal Server
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Nagios
1 1 (2.56%) Opsview
1 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) IBM
2 8 (20.51%) Trillium
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) MuleSoft
4 4 (10.26%) SAP
4 4 (10.26%) Sybase
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) Informatica
6 1 (2.56%) Avaya
6 1 (2.56%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.56%) Veeam