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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 21 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 64 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.79% 17.44% 14.72%
As % of the Vendors category 15.57% 34.97% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18 55 69
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £24,400 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £54,000 £61,000
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
122 183 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 43.57% 49.86% 51.41%
Number of salaries quoted 69 157 227
Average salary £45,750 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.68% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £70,000 £65,000
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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (44.93%) Windows
2 24 (34.78%) MS Excel
3 18 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (24.64%) CRM
4 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
5 16 (23.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (21.74%) MS Office
6 15 (21.74%) SharePoint
7 13 (18.84%) SQL
7 13 (18.84%) .NET
7 13 (18.84%) Finance
8 12 (17.39%) VMware
8 12 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (17.39%) ERP
8 12 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
10 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange
10 10 (14.49%) Web Services
11 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
11 9 (13.04%) C#
11 9 (13.04%) LAN
11 9 (13.04%) VoIP
11 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
11 9 (13.04%) Project Management
11 9 (13.04%) Scrum
11 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (13.04%) Degree
11 9 (13.04%) Data Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 12 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.25%) Lync
5 4 (5.80%) SAS
5 4 (5.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.45%) IIS
8 1 (1.45%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 15 (21.74%) MS Office
3 5 (7.25%) InfoPath
4 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.45%) MS Project
5 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.45%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.45%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (11.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.45%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Office 365
2 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) LAN
1 9 (13.04%) VoIP
1 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.70%) DNS
2 6 (8.70%) WAN
2 6 (8.70%) DHCP
2 6 (8.70%) Firewall
3 5 (7.25%) SAN
3 5 (7.25%) VPN
4 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.35%) Network Security
5 2 (2.90%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (2.90%) RIP
5 2 (2.90%) OSPF
6 1 (1.45%) Wireless
6 1 (1.45%) NAS
6 1 (1.45%) MPLS
6 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.80%) OLAP
4 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.80%) Data Mining
4 4 (5.80%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Law
2 1 (1.45%) Legal
2 1 (1.45%) Advertising
2 1 (1.45%) Banking
2 1 (1.45%) Retail
2 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Analyst
2 8 (11.59%) Architect
2 8 (11.59%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (11.59%) Team Leader
2 8 (11.59%) Solutions Analyst
2 8 (11.59%) Senior Solutions Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Applications Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) SharePoint Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) IT Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Solutions Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Designer
6 4 (5.80%) SQL Programmer
6 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) .NET
2 10 (14.49%) Web Services
3 7 (10.14%) SOAP
4 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.25%) XSLT
5 5 (7.25%) WCF
5 5 (7.25%) Ajax
6 3 (4.35%) WPF
6 3 (4.35%) jQuery
7 1 (1.45%) HTML5
7 1 (1.45%) CSS3
7 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.45%) Flash
7 1 (1.45%) XHTML
7 1 (1.45%) XML
7 1 (1.45%) CSS
7 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) FMCG
3 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.80%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.35%) Replication
5 2 (2.90%) Handset
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.45%) PKI
6 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.45%) EPoS
6 1 (1.45%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.45%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.93%) Windows
2 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.14%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.14%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.35%) UNIX
6 3 (4.35%) Linux
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (24.64%) CRM
3 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.39%) ERP
5 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 9 (13.04%) Project Management
5 9 (13.04%) Scrum
5 9 (13.04%) Data Management
6 8 (11.59%) Content Management
6 8 (11.59%) Rapid Prototyping
6 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.59%) People Management
7 7 (10.14%) Software Architecture
8 5 (7.25%) ITIL
9 4 (5.80%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) OO
9 4 (5.80%) Quality Management
9 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.80%) ETL
9 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) C#
3 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.80%) VB
5 3 (4.35%) Python
5 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.35%) Ruby
5 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) MCP
3 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.14%) PMP
3 7 (10.14%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.80%) HND
5 3 (4.35%) MCSE
5 3 (4.35%) HP MASE
5 3 (4.35%) MCITP
6 2 (2.90%) MCSA
6 2 (2.90%) CCNA
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.45%) CCNP
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.45%) MCTS
7 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) XenApp
4 3 (4.35%) vSphere
5 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) Puppet
2 3 (4.35%) CFEngine
2 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) VMware
2 8 (11.59%) HP
2 8 (11.59%) Citrix
3 6 (8.70%) Oracle
3 6 (8.70%) Cisco
4 5 (7.25%) SAP
4 5 (7.25%) Nintex
5 4 (5.80%) Cognos
6 3 (4.35%) 3PAR
6 3 (4.35%) Brocade
6 3 (4.35%) Veeam
7 2 (2.90%) Aruba
7 2 (2.90%) Juniper
7 2 (2.90%) NetApp
8 1 (1.45%) ESRI
8 1 (1.45%) Adobe
8 1 (1.45%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.45%) F5
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £750000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago