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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 40 35 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.03% 11.48% 17.23%
As % of the Vendors category 24.39% 23.81% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 65
Average salary £40,250 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £28,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
164 147 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 53.42% 48.20% 44.17%
Number of salaries quoted 118 116 162
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 16 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 57 (50.44%) Windows
2 37 (32.74%) MS Excel
3 29 (25.66%) Active Directory
3 29 (25.66%) VMware
4 27 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (22.12%) SQL
6 24 (21.24%) MS Exchange
7 23 (20.35%) .NET
7 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
7 23 (20.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (19.47%) DHCP
8 22 (19.47%) DNS
8 22 (19.47%) Firewall
9 21 (18.58%) Wireless
10 20 (17.70%) C#
11 19 (16.81%) Citrix
11 19 (16.81%) VLAN
11 19 (16.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 19 (16.81%) WatchGuard
11 19 (16.81%) XenApp
11 19 (16.81%) XenDesktop
11 19 (16.81%) Veeam
11 19 (16.81%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (16.81%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (15.93%) JavaScript
13 17 (15.04%) Web Services
13 17 (15.04%) Degree
14 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET
14 16 (14.16%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 24 (21.24%) MS Exchange
2 19 (16.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 19 (16.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (14.16%) SharePoint
4 12 (10.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (10.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.54%) Lync
5 4 (3.54%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.77%) CMS
7 2 (1.77%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.77%) Apache
7 2 (1.77%) IIS
8 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.88%) Site Server
Applications
1 37 (32.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.73%) MS Office
3 6 (5.31%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.54%) InfoPath
6 3 (2.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (5.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.77%) assyst
4 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.54%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (1.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.47%) DHCP
1 22 (19.47%) DNS
1 22 (19.47%) Firewall
2 21 (18.58%) Wireless
3 19 (16.81%) VLAN
4 12 (10.62%) WAN
5 10 (8.85%) VPN
6 9 (7.96%) LAN
7 4 (3.54%) IP Telephony
7 4 (3.54%) SAN
7 4 (3.54%) Internet
8 3 (2.65%) Network Security
8 3 (2.65%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.65%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.65%) MPLS
8 3 (2.65%) OSPF
8 3 (2.65%) EIGRP
8 3 (2.65%) VPLS
8 3 (2.65%) BIG-IP
8 3 (2.65%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.65%) OLTP
3 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.88%) MySQL
5 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.65%) JIRA
3 2 (1.77%) NUnit
3 2 (1.77%) Subversion
3 2 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.77%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.88%) MSI
4 1 (0.88%) Log4Net
General
1 9 (7.96%) Finance
1 9 (7.96%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.19%) Games
3 5 (4.42%) Electronics
3 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.54%) Back Office
5 3 (2.65%) Marketing
5 3 (2.65%) Retail
5 3 (2.65%) Legal
6 2 (1.77%) Advertising
6 2 (1.77%) German Language
7 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (15.93%) Developer
2 11 (9.73%) Support Engineer
2 11 (9.73%) Field Engineer
3 9 (7.96%) Consultant
4 8 (7.08%) Product Manager
4 8 (7.08%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (7.08%) Analyst
4 8 (7.08%) Product Owner
5 7 (6.19%) DBA
5 7 (6.19%) SQL DBA
6 5 (4.42%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (4.42%) Quality Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) .NET Developer
7 4 (3.54%) C# Developer
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (3.54%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (3.54%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.35%) .NET
2 17 (15.04%) Web Services
3 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET
4 15 (13.27%) WCF
5 13 (11.50%) Ajax
5 13 (11.50%) XML
6 11 (9.73%) HTML
7 9 (7.96%) XSLT
8 7 (6.19%) jQuery
9 6 (5.31%) JSP
9 6 (5.31%) J2EE
9 6 (5.31%) HTML5
10 5 (4.42%) COM
11 4 (3.54%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.54%) CSS
11 4 (3.54%) ADO.NET
12 3 (2.65%) MyBatis
12 3 (2.65%) Struts
12 3 (2.65%) J2SE
12 3 (2.65%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) W3C
3 4 (3.54%) Online Games
4 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.65%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.65%) Clustering
4 3 (2.65%) Replication
5 2 (1.77%) EPoS
5 2 (1.77%) FMCG
6 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.88%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 57 (50.44%) Windows
2 23 (20.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (13.27%) Linux
4 6 (5.31%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.42%) UNIX
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.54%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.65%) Solaris
7 3 (2.65%) Windows CE
8 2 (1.77%) AIX
8 2 (1.77%) HPUX
8 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (9.73%) CRM
3 10 (8.85%) Scrum
3 10 (8.85%) Unit Testing
4 9 (7.96%) OO
5 8 (7.08%) ERP
5 8 (7.08%) OOP
6 7 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (5.31%) Workflow
7 6 (5.31%) Service Management
7 6 (5.31%) MVC
7 6 (5.31%) Benchmarking
7 6 (5.31%) System Testing
8 5 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (4.42%) Change Management
9 4 (3.54%) Logistics
9 4 (3.54%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.54%) Product Management
9 4 (3.54%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.65%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.12%) SQL
2 20 (17.70%) C#
3 18 (15.93%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.31%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.65%) Perl
5 3 (2.65%) C
5 3 (2.65%) Java
5 3 (2.65%) UniBasic
6 2 (1.77%) VB6
6 2 (1.77%) VB
6 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.88%) R
7 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) Degree
2 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.96%) MCSE
4 6 (5.31%) MCPD
4 6 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.54%) CCNP
6 3 (2.65%) CCNA
6 3 (2.65%) CCIE
7 2 (1.77%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.77%) MCP
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.88%) AAT
8 1 (0.88%) MCSD
8 1 (0.88%) HND
8 1 (0.88%) ACCA
8 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.88%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) QA
1 6 (5.31%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.42%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (25.66%) Active Directory
2 27 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (16.81%) XenApp
3 19 (16.81%) XenDesktop
3 19 (16.81%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.31%) vSphere
5 4 (3.54%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.54%) vCloud
6 3 (2.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (1.77%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (25.66%) VMware
2 19 (16.81%) Citrix
2 19 (16.81%) WatchGuard
2 19 (16.81%) Veeam
3 7 (6.19%) Cisco
4 6 (5.31%) SAP
5 5 (4.42%) F5
5 5 (4.42%) HP
5 5 (4.42%) IBM
6 4 (3.54%) Google
6 4 (3.54%) JBoss
7 3 (2.65%) Nintex
7 3 (2.65%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.65%) Nokia
7 3 (2.65%) EMC
7 3 (2.65%) Brocade
7 3 (2.65%) Redback
8 2 (1.77%) Oracle
8 2 (1.77%) ServiceNow
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