The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hinckley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hinckley 14.29% 14.29% 51.85%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 25.00% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 13
Average salary £42,500 £19,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+123.68% -58.69%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hinckley region.

Vendors Category
Hinckley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hinckley 57.14% 57.14% 70.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 16
Average salary £40,000 £42,350 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.54% +15.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Hinckley

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Hinckley

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Hinckley

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Hinckley

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hinckley

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hinckley 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 7 (77.78%) SLA
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
6 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) MS Project
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) Sun

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hinckley by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hinckley 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Hardware Technician
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (11.11%) HP