The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Grantham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Grantham region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Grantham 28.57% 61.54% -
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 88.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £20,500 £33,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Grantham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Grantham 71.43% 69.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 0
Average salary £23,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Grantham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Grantham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Grantham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Grantham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Grantham region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Grantham

Microsoft
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Grantham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Grantham 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Mitel
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Grantham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Grantham 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware