The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Middlesex region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 55 55 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.94% 11.75% 14.23%
As % of the Vendors category 27.64% 26.83% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 45 53 57
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,400 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £76,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
199 205 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 57.68% 43.80% 43.31%
Number of salaries quoted 139 145 173
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Middlesex

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 65 (55.56%) Windows
2 43 (36.75%) Active Directory
3 38 (32.48%) MS Excel
4 37 (31.62%) VMware
5 34 (29.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (27.35%) DNS
7 31 (26.50%) MS Exchange
8 29 (24.79%) DHCP
8 29 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (23.93%) Firewall
10 25 (21.37%) Wireless
10 25 (21.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 24 (20.51%) SQL
11 24 (20.51%) SQL Server
11 24 (20.51%) Citrix
12 22 (18.80%) VLAN
12 22 (18.80%) Exchange Server 2007
12 22 (18.80%) WatchGuard
12 22 (18.80%) VMware ESXi
12 22 (18.80%) XenApp
12 22 (18.80%) XenDesktop
12 22 (18.80%) Veeam
13 17 (14.53%) Linux
13 17 (14.53%) .NET
14 16 (13.68%) C#
14 16 (13.68%) WAN
14 16 (13.68%) Degree
15 15 (12.82%) VPN
15 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (11.97%) MS Office

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 31 (26.50%) MS Exchange
2 25 (21.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (18.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (8.55%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.42%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.56%) CMS
8 2 (1.71%) GroupWise
8 2 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.71%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.85%) IIS
9 1 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 38 (32.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.97%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.42%) assyst
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.42%) Google Compute Engine
3 3 (2.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (27.35%) DNS
2 29 (24.79%) DHCP
3 28 (23.93%) Firewall
4 25 (21.37%) Wireless
5 22 (18.80%) VLAN
6 16 (13.68%) WAN
7 15 (12.82%) VPN
8 13 (11.11%) LAN
9 9 (7.69%) SAN
10 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
11 5 (4.27%) Ethernet
12 3 (2.56%) Internet
12 3 (2.56%) MPLS
12 3 (2.56%) OSPF
12 3 (2.56%) EIGRP
12 3 (2.56%) Frame Relay
12 3 (2.56%) BIG-IP
12 3 (2.56%) VPLS
12 3 (2.56%) Network Security
12 3 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.56%) OLTP
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.71%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.27%) JIRA
3 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.42%) SpecFlow
3 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (3.42%) NUnit
3 4 (3.42%) Subversion
4 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.85%) Log4Net
General
1 10 (8.55%) Games
2 9 (7.69%) Finance
3 7 (5.98%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.27%) Electronics
4 5 (4.27%) Retail
4 5 (4.27%) Marketing
5 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.56%) German Language
6 3 (2.56%) Legal
7 2 (1.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (11.11%) Developer
2 12 (10.26%) Field Engineer
3 11 (9.40%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.55%) DBA
4 10 (8.55%) SQL DBA
5 8 (6.84%) Product Manager
5 8 (6.84%) Product Owner
6 7 (5.98%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (5.13%) Consultant
7 6 (5.13%) Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) Administrator
7 6 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Server Support
8 5 (4.27%) Quality Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.27%) Server Support Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.42%) Server Administrator
9 4 (3.42%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.53%) .NET
2 14 (11.97%) WCF
3 13 (11.11%) Web Services
4 11 (9.40%) XML
4 11 (9.40%) ASP.NET
5 9 (7.69%) HTML
6 8 (6.84%) Ajax
7 7 (5.98%) COM
8 6 (5.13%) ADO.NET
8 6 (5.13%) XSLT
8 6 (5.13%) HTML5
8 6 (5.13%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.42%) .NET Remoting
9 4 (3.42%) MSMQ
9 4 (3.42%) WPF
10 3 (2.56%) Flash
11 2 (1.71%) jQuery
11 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.71%) CSS
12 1 (0.85%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) W3C
1 6 (5.13%) Online Games
2 5 (4.27%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.42%) EPoS
4 3 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.56%) Replication
4 3 (2.56%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.56%) Clustering
5 2 (1.71%) PKI
5 2 (1.71%) Statistics
5 2 (1.71%) Firmware
6 1 (0.85%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 65 (55.56%) Windows
2 34 (29.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (14.53%) Linux
4 9 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.42%) UNIX
6 4 (3.42%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.56%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.71%) NetWare
8 2 (1.71%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.26%) CRM
1 12 (10.26%) Scrum
2 9 (7.69%) OO
3 8 (6.84%) OOP
3 8 (6.84%) ERP
3 8 (6.84%) MVC
4 7 (5.98%) Benchmarking
4 7 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (5.98%) Unit Testing
5 6 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (5.13%) System Testing
5 6 (5.13%) Workflow
6 5 (4.27%) UML
7 4 (3.42%) SOA
7 4 (3.42%) Service Management
7 4 (3.42%) Change Management
7 4 (3.42%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (3.42%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.42%) Product Management
7 4 (3.42%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.51%) SQL
2 16 (13.68%) C#
3 10 (8.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.42%) VB
5 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.42%) VB6
6 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.56%) Perl
6 3 (2.56%) C
7 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (13.68%) Degree
2 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (10.26%) MCSE
4 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.98%) MCP
5 7 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.13%) MCPD
7 4 (3.42%) MCITP
8 3 (2.56%) MCSA
8 3 (2.56%) CCIE
8 3 (2.56%) CCSP
8 3 (2.56%) CCNP
8 3 (2.56%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.85%) ACCA
9 1 (0.85%) CIMA
9 1 (0.85%) CCNA
9 1 (0.85%) AAT
9 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) ISO 9001
1 6 (5.13%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (36.75%) Active Directory
2 29 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.80%) XenApp
3 22 (18.80%) XenDesktop
3 22 (18.80%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.84%) vSphere
5 4 (3.42%) vCloud
5 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.42%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (1.71%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) EMC Navisphere
1 3 (2.56%) SCCM
2 2 (1.71%) HP SIM
2 2 (1.71%) ARCserve
2 2 (1.71%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.85%) WSUS
3 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 37 (31.62%) VMware
2 24 (20.51%) Citrix
3 22 (18.80%) WatchGuard
3 22 (18.80%) Veeam
4 9 (7.69%) Cisco
5 8 (6.84%) HP
6 4 (3.42%) Adobe
6 4 (3.42%) SAP
6 4 (3.42%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.42%) F5
6 4 (3.42%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.42%) Google
6 4 (3.42%) Novell
7 3 (2.56%) Brocade
7 3 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.56%) Nokia
7 3 (2.56%) IBM
7 3 (2.56%) EMC
8 2 (1.71%) Dell
8 2 (1.71%) NetApp
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex, South East
Aspect Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago