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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 42 43 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.24% 12.61% 14.38%
As % of the Vendors category 22.46% 27.74% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32 41 59
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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
187 155 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 54.52% 45.45% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 127 119 160
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 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 58 (50.88%) Windows
2 38 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 33 (28.95%) Active Directory
4 30 (26.32%) VMware
5 28 (24.56%) MS Exchange
6 27 (23.68%) DHCP
6 27 (23.68%) DNS
6 27 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (21.05%) SQL
8 24 (21.05%) Firewall
9 23 (20.18%) Wireless
9 23 (20.18%) SQL Server
10 22 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 21 (18.42%) .NET
12 20 (17.54%) C#
12 20 (17.54%) Citrix
12 20 (17.54%) VLAN
12 20 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2007
12 20 (17.54%) WatchGuard
12 20 (17.54%) VMware ESXi
12 20 (17.54%) XenApp
12 20 (17.54%) XenDesktop
12 20 (17.54%) Veeam
13 18 (15.79%) Linux
14 16 (14.04%) JavaScript
14 16 (14.04%) ASP.NET
14 16 (14.04%) WCF
15 15 (13.16%) WAN
15 15 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 28 (24.56%) MS Exchange
2 22 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (12.28%) SharePoint
5 12 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.51%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.75%) CMS
8 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.75%) GroupWise
8 2 (1.75%) IIS
8 2 (1.75%) Apache
9 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.88%) Site Server
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.88%) Lync
Applications
1 38 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.53%) MS Office
3 4 (3.51%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.63%) assyst
4 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.51%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.68%) DHCP
1 27 (23.68%) DNS
2 24 (21.05%) Firewall
3 23 (20.18%) Wireless
4 20 (17.54%) VLAN
5 15 (13.16%) WAN
6 14 (12.28%) VPN
7 12 (10.53%) LAN
8 8 (7.02%) SAN
9 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.39%) Ethernet
11 4 (3.51%) Internet
11 4 (3.51%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.63%) BIG-IP
12 3 (2.63%) VPLS
12 3 (2.63%) Network Security
12 3 (2.63%) Unified Communications
12 3 (2.63%) MPLS
12 3 (2.63%) OSPF
12 3 (2.63%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.63%) OLTP
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.88%) MySQL
5 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.51%) JIRA
3 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.63%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.63%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.63%) NUnit
3 3 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (0.88%) Log4Net
General
1 10 (8.77%) Games
2 9 (7.89%) Finance
3 8 (7.02%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.39%) Electronics
4 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.51%) Back Office
5 4 (3.51%) Retail
5 4 (3.51%) Marketing
6 3 (2.63%) German Language
6 3 (2.63%) Legal
7 2 (1.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (13.16%) Developer
2 12 (10.53%) Field Engineer
3 11 (9.65%) Support Engineer
4 9 (7.89%) DBA
4 9 (7.89%) Consultant
4 9 (7.89%) SQL DBA
5 8 (7.02%) Product Manager
5 8 (7.02%) SharePoint Developer
5 8 (7.02%) Product Owner
6 7 (6.14%) Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (4.39%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (4.39%) Quality Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.51%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.42%) .NET
2 16 (14.04%) ASP.NET
2 16 (14.04%) WCF
3 14 (12.28%) Web Services
4 13 (11.40%) Ajax
5 10 (8.77%) XML
6 9 (7.89%) HTML
6 9 (7.89%) XSLT
7 7 (6.14%) jQuery
8 6 (5.26%) HTML5
8 6 (5.26%) COM
9 5 (4.39%) ADO.NET
9 5 (4.39%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.51%) CSS
11 3 (2.63%) Flash
11 3 (2.63%) MSMQ
11 3 (2.63%) .NET Remoting
11 3 (2.63%) WPF
12 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.88%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) W3C
1 6 (5.26%) Online Games
2 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.51%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.63%) Replication
3 3 (2.63%) CLARiiON
3 3 (2.63%) Clustering
3 3 (2.63%) EPoS
4 2 (1.75%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.88%) FMCG
5 1 (0.88%) iPhone
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 58 (50.88%) Windows
2 26 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (15.79%) Linux
4 8 (7.02%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.39%) UNIX
6 4 (3.51%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.63%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.75%) NetWare
8 2 (1.75%) SUSE
9 1 (0.88%) Solaris
9 1 (0.88%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.53%) CRM
2 11 (9.65%) Scrum
3 9 (7.89%) OO
4 8 (7.02%) OOP
4 8 (7.02%) ERP
4 8 (7.02%) Unit Testing
5 7 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (6.14%) MVC
5 7 (6.14%) Benchmarking
6 6 (5.26%) Workflow
6 6 (5.26%) System Testing
7 5 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.39%) Service Management
7 5 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.51%) Product Management
8 4 (3.51%) Change Management
8 4 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.51%) UML
8 4 (3.51%) Logistics
8 4 (3.51%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.05%) SQL
2 20 (17.54%) C#
3 16 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.63%) VB
5 3 (2.63%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.63%) VB6
5 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.63%) Perl
5 3 (2.63%) C
6 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (13.16%) Degree
2 12 (10.53%) MCSE
3 7 (6.14%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.26%) MCPD
5 5 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.51%) MCP
7 3 (2.63%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.63%) MCITP
7 3 (2.63%) CCIE
7 3 (2.63%) CCNP
8 2 (1.75%) CCNA
8 2 (1.75%) MCSA
9 1 (0.88%) MCSD
9 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.88%) ACCA
9 1 (0.88%) CIMA
9 1 (0.88%) AAT
9 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 6 (5.26%) QA
2 5 (4.39%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 27 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.54%) XenApp
3 20 (17.54%) XenDesktop
3 20 (17.54%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (7.02%) vSphere
5 4 (3.51%) vCloud
5 4 (3.51%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (1.75%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) EMC Navisphere
2 2 (1.75%) ARCserve
2 2 (1.75%) ZENworks
2 2 (1.75%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (26.32%) VMware
2 20 (17.54%) WatchGuard
2 20 (17.54%) Veeam
2 20 (17.54%) Citrix
3 8 (7.02%) Cisco
4 7 (6.14%) HP
5 4 (3.51%) SAP
5 4 (3.51%) F5
5 4 (3.51%) Google
6 3 (2.63%) Brocade
6 3 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.63%) Nintex
6 3 (2.63%) IBM
6 3 (2.63%) EMC
6 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.63%) Nokia
7 2 (1.75%) Novell
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle
7 2 (1.75%) Dell
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