The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Marlow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Marlow 17.39% 13.16% 46.77%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 47.62% 80.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 25
Average salary £25,000 £24,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -48.42%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Buckinghamshire

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

Vendors Category
Marlow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Marlow 43.48% 27.63% 58.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 31
Average salary £30,000 £21,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% -46.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £61,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Marlow

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Marlow

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Marlow

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Marlow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Marlow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Marlow 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 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) MCP
4 6 (40.00%) Software Licensing
5 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (33.33%) Office 365
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) ISO 9000
6 4 (26.67%) ISEB
6 4 (26.67%) MCSE
6 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
6 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
6 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (26.67%) MCTS
6 4 (26.67%) MCITP
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (26.67%) Lync
6 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (26.67%) IT Asset Management
7 3 (20.00%) Automotive

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Marlow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Marlow 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (26.67%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) VLAN
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Automotive
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Software Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
1 2 (13.33%) CSS3
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Software Licensing
2 4 (26.67%) IT Asset Management
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Software Asset Management
2 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Process Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) MCP
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 4 (26.67%) ISEB
3 4 (26.67%) MCTS
3 4 (26.67%) MCITP
3 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 9000
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix