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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 21 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 19.81% 22.77% 12.79%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 45.10% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 19
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £37,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
42 51 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 39.62% 50.50% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 34
Average salary £35,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £50,000
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 28 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 54 (76.06%) Windows
2 32 (45.07%) ITIL
3 31 (43.66%) Finance
4 30 (42.25%) Active Directory
5 24 (33.80%) MS Office
5 24 (33.80%) Project Management
6 23 (32.39%) SQL
7 22 (30.99%) Web Services
7 22 (30.99%) VMware
8 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
8 21 (29.58%) Unit Testing
9 20 (28.17%) XML
9 20 (28.17%) SOAP
9 20 (28.17%) IBM
10 19 (26.76%) JAX-RPC
10 19 (26.76%) ILOG
10 19 (26.76%) Lotus
10 19 (26.76%) Eclipse
10 19 (26.76%) XSL
10 19 (26.76%) XSLT
10 19 (26.76%) JBoss
10 19 (26.76%) IBM Notes
10 19 (26.76%) Java
10 19 (26.76%) J2EE
10 19 (26.76%) DB2
10 19 (26.76%) WebSphere Application Server
10 19 (26.76%) FileNet
10 19 (26.76%) WebSphere Process Server
10 19 (26.76%) JRules
10 19 (26.76%) JSF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (26.76%) IBM Notes
1 19 (26.76%) WebSphere Application Server
1 19 (26.76%) FileNet
1 19 (26.76%) WebSphere Process Server
1 19 (26.76%) WebSphere
1 19 (26.76%) WebSphere Portal
2 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
3 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.23%) IIS
6 2 (2.82%) Apache
7 1 (1.41%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (33.80%) MS Office
2 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) IaaS
1 5 (7.04%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.23%) Office 365
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) SAN
2 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.27%) DNS
2 8 (11.27%) DHCP
3 4 (5.63%) Firewall
3 4 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.23%) Internet
4 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.82%) SNMP
5 2 (2.82%) LAN
5 2 (2.82%) VoIP
5 2 (2.82%) WAN
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.82%) Network Security
5 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) DB2
2 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Eclipse
1 19 (26.76%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (2.82%) PHPUnit
2 2 (2.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 31 (43.66%) Finance
2 12 (16.90%) Banking
2 12 (16.90%) Investment Banking
2 12 (16.90%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Law
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (46.48%) Developer
2 24 (33.80%) Analyst
3 18 (25.35%) Senior Developer
4 17 (23.94%) Software Engineer
5 12 (16.90%) Developer Analyst
5 12 (16.90%) C# Developer
5 12 (16.90%) C# Software Engineer
5 12 (16.90%) Software Developer
5 12 (16.90%) Programmer
5 12 (16.90%) Software Programmer
5 12 (16.90%) C# Software Developer
5 12 (16.90%) C# Programmer
5 12 (16.90%) Agile C# Developer
6 11 (15.49%) Support Engineer
7 9 (12.68%) Applications Developer
7 9 (12.68%) Senior Applications Developer
8 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (9.86%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (9.86%) Administrator
9 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.99%) Web Services
2 20 (28.17%) XML
2 20 (28.17%) SOAP
3 19 (26.76%) JAX-RPC
3 19 (26.76%) XSL
3 19 (26.76%) XSLT
3 19 (26.76%) J2EE
3 19 (26.76%) JRules
3 19 (26.76%) JSF
3 19 (26.76%) Dojo
4 13 (18.31%) WPF
4 13 (18.31%) .NET
5 12 (16.90%) WinForms
6 11 (15.49%) HTML
7 2 (2.82%) CSS
7 2 (2.82%) jQuery
7 2 (2.82%) JSON
8 1 (1.41%) REST
8 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) DataPower
2 6 (8.45%) Replication
3 3 (4.23%) Statistics
3 3 (4.23%) PKI
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 54 (76.06%) Windows
2 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
4 7 (9.86%) Windows XP
5 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.04%) Linux
7 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) ITIL
2 24 (33.80%) Project Management
3 21 (29.58%) Unit Testing
4 17 (23.94%) Software Engineering
5 13 (18.31%) TDD
6 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.86%) Service Management
8 6 (8.45%) Change Management
8 6 (8.45%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (8.45%) Supplier Management
8 6 (8.45%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (8.45%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.45%) Capacity Management
9 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.63%) Incident Management
11 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (4.23%) Problem Management
11 3 (4.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) SQL
2 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.76%) Java
4 15 (21.13%) C++
5 13 (18.31%) C#
6 4 (5.63%) C
7 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.82%) PHP
8 2 (2.82%) Tcl
8 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.41%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (11.27%) MCSE
1 8 (11.27%) MCSA
2 6 (8.45%) MCP
2 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.82%) CCNP
4 2 (2.82%) CCNA
4 2 (2.82%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (42.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.68%) vSphere
2 9 (12.68%) XenApp
3 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.45%) UAG
5 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.82%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) Nagios
2 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.82%) SCOM
3 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (30.99%) VMware
2 20 (28.17%) IBM
3 19 (26.76%) ILOG
3 19 (26.76%) Lotus
3 19 (26.76%) JBoss
4 15 (21.13%) Citrix
5 10 (14.08%) Cisco
6 8 (11.27%) HP
7 6 (8.45%) Juniper
7 6 (8.45%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.63%) Avaya
8 4 (5.63%) NetApp
8 4 (5.63%) LANDesk
9 3 (4.23%) Dell
9 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.82%) Symantec
10 2 (2.82%) Sophos
10 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.41%) Atlassian