The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 6.90% 11.11% 12.82%
As % of the Vendors category 22.22% 15.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Median salary £47,000 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.85% +40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Microsoft
South East

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

Vendors Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 31.03% 74.07% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 15
Median salary £47,000 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.85% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

The demand trend of job ads across the Home Counties region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in the Home Counties

Microsoft
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Home Counties region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) GIS
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) GIS
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Applications Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Applications Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Application Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (60.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree