The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank - 2 14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 20.00% 7.50%
As % of the Vendors category - 33.33% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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 M4 Corridor region.

Vendors Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 6 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 33.33% 60.00% 72.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 11
Average salary £72,500 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.08% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £29,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £94,500 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the M4 Corridor region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Microsoft
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) Planview
1 4 (100.00%) QlikView
1 4 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 4 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) People Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) QlikView
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 4 (100.00%) People Management
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Planview