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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 57 57 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.91% 12.00% 13.81%
As % of the Vendors category 29.23% 27.01% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 46 55 56
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,800 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,000 £66,250
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
195 211 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 57.86% 44.42% 43.51%
Number of salaries quoted 137 151 173
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,900 £32,500
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 22 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 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 67 (55.83%) Windows
2 44 (36.67%) Active Directory
3 39 (32.50%) MS Excel
4 37 (30.83%) VMware
5 35 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 32 (26.67%) DNS
7 29 (24.17%) DHCP
7 29 (24.17%) Firewall
7 29 (24.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (20.83%) Wireless
10 24 (20.00%) SQL
10 24 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 24 (20.00%) Citrix
11 22 (18.33%) VLAN
11 22 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 22 (18.33%) WatchGuard
11 22 (18.33%) XenApp
11 22 (18.33%) XenDesktop
11 22 (18.33%) Veeam
11 22 (18.33%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (14.17%) .NET
12 17 (14.17%) Linux
12 17 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (13.33%) C#
13 16 (13.33%) WAN
13 16 (13.33%) Degree
14 15 (12.50%) MS Office
14 15 (12.50%) VPN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 32 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 26 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.33%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.50%) CMS
8 2 (1.67%) GroupWise
8 2 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.67%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.83%) IIS
9 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 39 (32.50%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.50%) MS Office
3 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.33%) assyst
4 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.33%) Google Compute Engine
3 3 (2.50%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.67%) DNS
2 29 (24.17%) Firewall
2 29 (24.17%) DHCP
3 25 (20.83%) Wireless
4 22 (18.33%) VLAN
5 16 (13.33%) WAN
6 15 (12.50%) VPN
7 13 (10.83%) LAN
8 9 (7.50%) SAN
9 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.17%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.50%) Internet
11 3 (2.50%) MPLS
11 3 (2.50%) OSPF
11 3 (2.50%) EIGRP
11 3 (2.50%) Frame Relay
11 3 (2.50%) BIG-IP
11 3 (2.50%) VPLS
11 3 (2.50%) Network Security
11 3 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.50%) OLTP
4 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.83%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.17%) JIRA
3 4 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.33%) SpecFlow
3 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (3.33%) NUnit
3 4 (3.33%) Subversion
4 3 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.83%) Log4Net
General
1 10 (8.33%) Finance
1 10 (8.33%) Games
2 7 (5.83%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.17%) Retail
3 5 (4.17%) Marketing
3 5 (4.17%) Electronics
4 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.33%) German Language
5 3 (2.50%) Legal
6 2 (1.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (10.83%) Developer
2 12 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 10 (8.33%) DBA
3 10 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 8 (6.67%) Product Manager
4 8 (6.67%) Product Owner
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (5.00%) Consultant
6 6 (5.00%) Analyst
6 6 (5.00%) Administrator
6 6 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (4.17%) Server Support
7 5 (4.17%) Quality Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.17%) Server Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Server Support Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Server Administrator
8 4 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.17%) .NET
2 14 (11.67%) WCF
3 13 (10.83%) Web Services
4 11 (9.17%) XML
4 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET
5 9 (7.50%) HTML
6 8 (6.67%) Ajax
7 7 (5.83%) COM
8 6 (5.00%) ADO.NET
8 6 (5.00%) XSLT
8 6 (5.00%) HTML5
8 6 (5.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.33%) .NET Remoting
9 4 (3.33%) MSMQ
9 4 (3.33%) WPF
10 3 (2.50%) Flash
11 2 (1.67%) jQuery
11 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.67%) CSS
12 1 (0.83%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.00%) W3C
1 6 (5.00%) Online Games
2 5 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.33%) EPoS
4 3 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.50%) Replication
4 3 (2.50%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.50%) Clustering
5 2 (1.67%) PKI
5 2 (1.67%) Statistics
5 2 (1.67%) Firmware
6 1 (0.83%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.83%) iPhone
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (55.83%) Windows
2 35 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (14.17%) Linux
4 10 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.33%) UNIX
6 4 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.67%) SUSE
8 2 (1.67%) NetWare
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.00%) CRM
1 12 (10.00%) Scrum
2 9 (7.50%) OO
3 8 (6.67%) ERP
3 8 (6.67%) OOP
3 8 (6.67%) MVC
4 7 (5.83%) Benchmarking
4 7 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (5.83%) Unit Testing
5 6 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (5.00%) System Testing
5 6 (5.00%) Workflow
6 5 (4.17%) UML
7 4 (3.33%) SOA
7 4 (3.33%) Service Management
7 4 (3.33%) Change Management
7 4 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (3.33%) Product Management
7 4 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.00%) SQL
2 16 (13.33%) C#
3 10 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.33%) VB
5 4 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.33%) VB6
6 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.50%) Perl
6 3 (2.50%) C
7 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.33%) Degree
3 14 (11.67%) MCSE
4 9 (7.50%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.67%) MCP
6 7 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (5.00%) MCPD
8 5 (4.17%) MCITP
9 4 (3.33%) MCSA
10 3 (2.50%) CCIE
10 3 (2.50%) CCSP
10 3 (2.50%) CCNP
10 3 (2.50%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.83%) ACCA
11 1 (0.83%) CIMA
11 1 (0.83%) CCNA
11 1 (0.83%) AAT
11 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (5.00%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 29 (24.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.33%) XenApp
3 22 (18.33%) XenDesktop
3 22 (18.33%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.67%) vSphere
5 5 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.33%) vCloud
7 3 (2.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (1.67%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) EMC Navisphere
1 3 (2.50%) SCCM
2 2 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.67%) HP SIM
2 2 (1.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.67%) ARCserve
2 2 (1.67%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (30.83%) VMware
2 24 (20.00%) Citrix
3 22 (18.33%) WatchGuard
3 22 (18.33%) Veeam
4 9 (7.50%) Cisco
5 8 (6.67%) HP
6 5 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.33%) Novell
7 4 (3.33%) Adobe
7 4 (3.33%) SAP
7 4 (3.33%) F5
7 4 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.33%) Google
8 3 (2.50%) Brocade
8 3 (2.50%) IBM
8 3 (2.50%) EMC
8 3 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.50%) Juniper
8 3 (2.50%) Nokia
9 2 (1.67%) NetApp
Middlesex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago