The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 58 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.22% 15.80% 16.00%
As % of the Vendors category 18.60% 33.14% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 23 52 68
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £24,100 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £54,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
129 175 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 44.18% 47.68% 56.22%
Number of salaries quoted 85 146 232
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 32 (35.16%) Windows
2 26 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 24 (26.37%) SharePoint
4 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
4 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (24.18%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (24.18%) BizTalk Server
6 21 (23.08%) CRM
7 20 (21.98%) Dynamics CRM
8 18 (19.78%) .NET
8 18 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (18.68%) MS Office
10 15 (16.48%) Data Management
11 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (15.38%) SQL
11 14 (15.38%) C#
11 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (14.29%) Scrum
12 13 (14.29%) Finance
13 12 (13.19%) Dynamics AX
13 12 (13.19%) Rapid Prototyping
13 12 (13.19%) ERP
13 12 (13.19%) People Management
14 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
14 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
14 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET
15 10 (10.99%) Quality Management
15 10 (10.99%) Web Services
15 10 (10.99%) SAS
15 10 (10.99%) VoIP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 24 (26.37%) SharePoint
2 22 (24.18%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (10.99%) MS Exchange
3 10 (10.99%) SAS
4 9 (9.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (5.49%) Lync
7 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 17 (18.68%) MS Office
3 9 (9.89%) InfoPath
4 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.10%) MS Project
5 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.10%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.10%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 20 (21.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (13.19%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (8.79%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.10%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Office 365
2 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) VoIP
2 9 (9.89%) LAN
2 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.69%) DHCP
3 7 (7.69%) DNS
3 7 (7.69%) Firewall
4 6 (6.59%) WAN
4 6 (6.59%) VPN
5 5 (5.49%) SAN
6 4 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.30%) RIP
7 3 (3.30%) Network Security
7 3 (3.30%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (3.30%) OSPF
8 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.10%) Wireless
8 1 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.10%) Internet
8 1 (1.10%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.40%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.40%) OLAP
5 4 (4.40%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (3.30%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.10%) Law
2 1 (1.10%) Legal
2 1 (1.10%) Advertising
2 1 (1.10%) Banking
2 1 (1.10%) Retail
2 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Analyst
2 14 (15.38%) Architect
3 13 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 12 (13.19%) Solutions Analyst
4 12 (13.19%) Senior Solutions Analyst
4 12 (13.19%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (12.09%) Consultant
6 10 (10.99%) Data Architect
6 10 (10.99%) Designer
6 10 (10.99%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 9 (9.89%) SharePoint Consultant
8 7 (7.69%) Applications Manager
9 6 (6.59%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
9 6 (6.59%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) Service Analyst
11 4 (4.40%) Analyst Programmer
11 4 (4.40%) Programmer
11 4 (4.40%) Support Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.78%) .NET
2 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.99%) Web Services
3 10 (10.99%) Ajax
4 9 (9.89%) WCF
4 9 (9.89%) XSLT
5 8 (8.79%) jQuery
6 7 (7.69%) SOAP
7 3 (3.30%) WPF
8 2 (2.20%) CSS
9 1 (1.10%) HTML
9 1 (1.10%) Flash
9 1 (1.10%) XHTML
9 1 (1.10%) XML
9 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.10%) HTML5
9 1 (1.10%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.99%) Data Integration
3 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.49%) FMCG
5 3 (3.30%) Handset
5 3 (3.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Clustering
6 1 (1.10%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.10%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.10%) PKI
6 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.10%) EPoS
6 1 (1.10%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.10%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.16%) Windows
2 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.49%) UNIX
5 5 (5.49%) Linux
6 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.30%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (24.18%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (23.08%) CRM
4 15 (16.48%) Data Management
5 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (14.29%) Scrum
7 12 (13.19%) ERP
7 12 (13.19%) Rapid Prototyping
7 12 (13.19%) People Management
8 10 (10.99%) Master Data Management
8 10 (10.99%) Quality Management
9 9 (9.89%) Project Management
9 9 (9.89%) PRINCE2
10 8 (8.79%) Content Management
11 7 (7.69%) Software Architecture
12 5 (5.49%) ITIL
13 4 (4.40%) Data Protection
13 4 (4.40%) Business Analysis
13 4 (4.40%) Problem Management
13 4 (4.40%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) SQL
1 14 (15.38%) C#
2 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.40%) VB
4 3 (3.30%) Python
4 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.30%) Ruby
4 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) PMP
2 7 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 6 (6.59%) MCP
3 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.40%) HND
5 3 (3.30%) HP MASE
6 2 (2.20%) MCITP
6 2 (2.20%) MCSE
6 2 (2.20%) MCSA
6 2 (2.20%) CCNA
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.10%) CCNP
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) SLA
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.30%) XenApp
4 3 (3.30%) vSphere
5 1 (1.10%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) SCCM
2 3 (3.30%) Puppet
2 3 (3.30%) CFEngine
2 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.10%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Cognos
1 10 (10.99%) VMware
2 9 (9.89%) Nintex
3 8 (8.79%) Cisco
3 8 (8.79%) HP
3 8 (8.79%) Citrix
4 5 (5.49%) Oracle
4 5 (5.49%) SAP
5 4 (4.40%) Juniper
6 3 (3.30%) Brocade
6 3 (3.30%) Veeam
6 3 (3.30%) Aruba
6 3 (3.30%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.10%) F5
7 1 (1.10%) LogLogic
7 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.10%) GFI Software
7 1 (1.10%) Qualys
7 1 (1.10%) NetApp
7 1 (1.10%) McAfee
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London / Middlesex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £60,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago