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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank - 2 6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 14.29% 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category - 33.33% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
8 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 80.00% 42.86% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 8
Average salary £82,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Instructional Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree