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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 15 15 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 13.76% 15.79% 18.50%
As % of the Vendors category 28.85% 32.61% 58.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 25
Average salary £19,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -16.66%
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
52 46 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 47.71% 48.42% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 36 42 47
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £28,400
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 24 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 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 (84.44%) Windows
2 35 (77.78%) ITIL
3 33 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 23 (51.11%) VMware
5 18 (40.00%) Citrix
6 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (31.11%) Windows 7
8 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
9 11 (24.44%) MCSE
9 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (22.22%) SAN
10 10 (22.22%) Cisco
10 10 (22.22%) XenApp
11 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (20.00%) MCSA
11 9 (20.00%) MCP
11 9 (20.00%) vSphere
12 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (15.56%) Avaya
13 7 (15.56%) Service Management
13 7 (15.56%) C
13 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
13 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
13 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (13.33%) Capacity Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
4 6 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (6.67%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (11.11%) IaaS
2 4 (8.89%) Office 365
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) SAN
2 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.33%) DNS
3 6 (13.33%) DHCP
4 4 (8.89%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.67%) Internet
6 2 (4.44%) SNMP
6 2 (4.44%) LAN
6 2 (4.44%) VoIP
6 2 (4.44%) WAN
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.44%) Network Security
6 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
1 5 (11.11%) Banking
1 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
1 5 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Analyst
2 16 (35.56%) Support Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (17.78%) Service Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) IT Support
6 7 (15.56%) Junior IT Support
6 7 (15.56%) Junior IT Support Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) Junior Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) Junior Support Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) Support Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) Administrator
6 7 (15.56%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (15.56%) Junior
7 6 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
1 5 (11.11%) WinForms
1 5 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Replication
3 3 (6.67%) PKI
4 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (84.44%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (31.11%) Windows 7
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.67%) Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (15.56%) Service Management
4 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.33%) Supplier Management
4 6 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
4 6 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (13.33%) Capacity Management
5 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.11%) TDD
6 4 (8.89%) Project Management
6 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.67%) CRM
7 3 (6.67%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.22%) Time Management
8 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) C
2 5 (11.11%) C#
2 5 (11.11%) C++
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) MCSE
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.00%) MCP
2 9 (20.00%) MCSA
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.44%) CCNP
6 2 (4.44%) CCNA
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.44%) VCAP
6 2 (4.44%) MCITP
6 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.22%) XenApp
3 9 (20.00%) vSphere
4 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (13.33%) UAG
6 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) SCOM
2 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) VMware
2 18 (40.00%) Citrix
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco
4 7 (15.56%) Avaya
5 6 (13.33%) Juniper
5 6 (13.33%) Fortinet
6 4 (8.89%) LANDesk
6 4 (8.89%) HP
6 4 (8.89%) NetApp
7 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.44%) Apple
8 2 (4.44%) Symantec
8 2 (4.44%) Sophos
8 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.22%) Websense
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