The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Ilford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ilford 40.00% 20.00% 38.46%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 25.00% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £22,000 £21,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -58.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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 Ilford region.

Vendors Category
Ilford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
6 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ilford 60.00% 80.00% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 9
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £32,100
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £32,400 £26,420
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Ilford

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Ilford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Ilford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Ilford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ilford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ilford 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 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
3 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (66.67%) Internet
4 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
4 6 (66.67%) Wireless
4 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Vista
4 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
4 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (66.67%) Software Distribution
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
6 1 (11.11%) Security Management
6 1 (11.11%) SMTP
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe
6 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ilford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ilford 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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Internet
1 6 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Customer Support Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Customer Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Vista
3 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Distribution
2 1 (11.11%) Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) VMware