The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 17 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 6.09% 5.68% 4.82%
As % of the Vendors category 17.07% 12.20% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Average salary £35,000 £23,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -47.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
London

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

Vendors Category
Hounslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
41 41 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 35.65% 46.59% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 22
Average salary £46,500 £29,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.34% -44.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Hounslow

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Hounslow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hounslow 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 (43.75%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (31.25%) Advertising
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) EMC
5 3 (18.75%) VoIP
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Wyse
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Spreadsheet

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hounslow 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) VoIP
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) MPLS
2 2 (12.50%) OSPF
2 2 (12.50%) BGP
2 2 (12.50%) VLAN
2 2 (12.50%) WLAN
2 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (31.25%) Advertising
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 5 (31.25%) CRM Developer
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Designer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Human Factors
3 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) V-Model
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) BPR
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) HNC
3 2 (12.50%) HND
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCTS
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) JSP 440
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
1 3 (18.75%) EMC
1 3 (18.75%) Wyse
2 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
2 2 (12.50%) Aruba
2 2 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Avaya
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Trillium