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 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 8 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hinckley 9.52% 21.21% 37.50%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 63.64% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 6
Average salary - £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
7 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hinckley 33.33% 33.33% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 8
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Hinckley

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) QA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hinckley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory