The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Harrow 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 21.17% 9.88% 15.89%
As % of the Vendors category 34.94% 22.86% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 17
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -28.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
83 35 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 60.58% 43.21% 70.09%
Number of salaries quoted 61 29 69
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £23,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
London

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Harrow

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Harrow

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Harrow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Harrow region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Harrow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow 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 31 (60.78%) MS Excel
2 29 (56.86%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) .NET
3 28 (54.90%) SQL
4 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 22 (43.14%) C#
6 19 (37.25%) Management Information System
7 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (31.37%) Degree
9 13 (25.49%) .NET Framework
9 13 (25.49%) WCF
10 12 (23.53%) MS Office
10 12 (23.53%) Linux
11 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
11 11 (21.57%) Scrum
12 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (19.61%) Data Analysis
12 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (19.61%) Games
12 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
13 9 (17.65%) PHP
13 9 (17.65%) UNIX
13 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
13 9 (17.65%) HP
13 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (15.69%) Change Management
14 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
15 7 (13.73%) SAS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow 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 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (13.73%) SAS
4 6 (11.76%) Confluence
5 4 (7.84%) Umbraco
6 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.88%) GroupWise
7 2 (3.92%) Apache
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (60.78%) MS Excel
2 12 (23.53%) MS Office
3 7 (13.73%) SPSS
4 3 (5.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) LAN
1 6 (11.76%) WAN
1 6 (11.76%) SMTP
1 6 (11.76%) DHCP
1 6 (11.76%) FTP
1 6 (11.76%) HTTP
1 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 6 (11.76%) DNS
2 5 (9.80%) SAN
3 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.73%) Subversion
2 7 (13.73%) JIRA
3 6 (11.76%) ReSharper
3 6 (11.76%) FxCop
3 6 (11.76%) StyleCop
3 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 5 (9.80%) InstallShield
5 3 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.96%) NUnit
6 1 (1.96%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (19.61%) Games
2 7 (13.73%) Marketing
2 7 (13.73%) Retail
3 6 (11.76%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Applications Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Technical Leader
4 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Applications Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Programmer
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (56.86%) .NET
2 13 (25.49%) .NET Framework
2 13 (25.49%) WCF
3 7 (13.73%) XML
3 7 (13.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (11.76%) WPF
4 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 6 (11.76%) CSS
5 5 (9.80%) Web Services
5 5 (9.80%) HTML
6 3 (5.88%) ODBC
6 3 (5.88%) ADO.NET
6 3 (5.88%) WinForms
6 3 (5.88%) WF
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.92%) Middleware
8 1 (1.96%) MSMQ
8 1 (1.96%) XHTML
8 1 (1.96%) SOAP
8 1 (1.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.73%) EPoS
2 7 (13.73%) Statistics
2 7 (13.73%) Data Extraction
3 5 (9.80%) Blackberry
3 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.92%) Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) Firmware
5 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.96%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Linux
3 9 (17.65%) UNIX
4 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.88%) NetWare
6 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.88%) SUSE
7 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.57%) Scrum
3 10 (19.61%) Data Analysis
4 8 (15.69%) Change Management
5 7 (13.73%) Data Management
5 7 (13.73%) Build Automation
5 7 (13.73%) Market Research
5 7 (13.73%) Direct Marketing
6 6 (11.76%) Time Management
6 6 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 6 (11.76%) User Stories
6 6 (11.76%) MVC
6 6 (11.76%) Workflow
7 3 (5.88%) SOA
7 3 (5.88%) Software Architecture
8 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.92%) Project Management
8 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.92%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) SQL
2 22 (43.14%) C#
3 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
4 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
5 9 (17.65%) PHP
6 7 (13.73%) VB
7 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 6 (11.76%) C++
8 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.84%) MCITP
3 4 (7.84%) MCSE
3 4 (7.84%) MCSA
4 2 (3.92%) MCTS
4 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) Novell eDirectory
3 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) ARCserve
2 5 (9.80%) HP SIM
3 3 (5.88%) ZENworks
4 2 (3.92%) WSUS
4 2 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) HP
2 5 (9.80%) Dell
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco
4 3 (5.88%) NetApp
4 3 (5.88%) Novell
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) McAfee
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Adobe
6 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) Twitter
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