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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 40 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.95% 10.87% 14.62%
As % of the Vendors category 27.48% 24.84% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33 40 56
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,150 £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
131 161 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 47.12% 43.75% 60.51%
Number of salaries quoted 88 137 223
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 5 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 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 41 (39.05%) Windows
2 29 (27.62%) MS Excel
3 28 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 27 (25.71%) SQL Server
4 27 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (23.81%) .NET
6 23 (21.90%) BizTalk Server
7 20 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (18.10%) MS Office
8 19 (18.10%) CRM
9 18 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
10 17 (16.19%) JavaScript
10 17 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (15.24%) SQL
11 16 (15.24%) C#
12 14 (13.33%) Web Services
12 14 (13.33%) Data Management
12 14 (13.33%) Finance
13 13 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (12.38%) Scrum
13 13 (12.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET
14 12 (11.43%) Rapid Prototyping
14 12 (11.43%) Ajax
14 12 (11.43%) People Management
15 11 (10.48%) Nintex
15 11 (10.48%) Master Data Management
15 11 (10.48%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (10.48%) InfoPath
15 11 (10.48%) VMware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 28 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 23 (21.90%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (10.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (10.48%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.48%) SAS
4 9 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (6.67%) Lync
6 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.81%) JBoss
6 4 (3.81%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.95%) IIS
9 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (27.62%) MS Excel
2 19 (18.10%) MS Office
3 11 (10.48%) InfoPath
4 5 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.81%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.86%) MS Project
7 1 (0.95%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.95%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (7.62%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.95%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) Office 365
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) LAN
1 10 (9.52%) VoIP
2 9 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.67%) DNS
3 7 (6.67%) WAN
3 7 (6.67%) DHCP
4 6 (5.71%) VPN
4 6 (5.71%) SAN
4 6 (5.71%) Firewall
5 4 (3.81%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.86%) OSPF
6 3 (2.86%) RIP
6 3 (2.86%) Network Security
7 2 (1.90%) ATM
7 2 (1.90%) Wireless
8 1 (0.95%) MPLS
8 1 (0.95%) Internet
8 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.90%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (1.90%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.90%) OLAP
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MSI
1 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (0.95%) Banking
2 1 (0.95%) Retail
2 1 (0.95%) Law
2 1 (0.95%) Legal
2 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (24.76%) Analyst
2 13 (12.38%) Senior Analyst
2 13 (12.38%) Team Leader
2 13 (12.38%) Consultant
2 13 (12.38%) Architect
3 12 (11.43%) Solutions Analyst
3 12 (11.43%) Senior Solutions Analyst
4 11 (10.48%) SharePoint Consultant
4 11 (10.48%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 11 (10.48%) Designer
4 11 (10.48%) Data Architect
5 8 (7.62%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
5 8 (7.62%) Senior Consultant
6 7 (6.67%) Applications Manager
7 6 (5.71%) Coordinator
8 5 (4.76%) Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.81%) .NET
2 14 (13.33%) Web Services
3 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET
4 12 (11.43%) Ajax
5 11 (10.48%) WCF
5 11 (10.48%) XSLT
6 10 (9.52%) jQuery
7 8 (7.62%) JSP
7 8 (7.62%) J2EE
8 7 (6.67%) SOAP
8 7 (6.67%) XML
9 6 (5.71%) HTML
10 4 (3.81%) MyBatis
10 4 (3.81%) Hibernate
10 4 (3.81%) Spring
10 4 (3.81%) JSF
10 4 (3.81%) iBATIS
10 4 (3.81%) SonicMQ
10 4 (3.81%) J2SE
10 4 (3.81%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.48%) Data Integration
3 5 (4.76%) FMCG
4 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) Replication
5 3 (2.86%) Handset
6 2 (1.90%) Clustering
7 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.95%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.95%) EPoS
7 1 (0.95%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) PKI
7 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.95%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (39.05%) Windows
2 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (7.62%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
4 7 (6.67%) Linux
5 5 (4.76%) UNIX
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.81%) Windows CE
6 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.86%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.86%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.90%) AIX
8 2 (1.90%) HPUX
8 2 (1.90%) Solaris
9 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (18.10%) CRM
4 14 (13.33%) Data Management
5 13 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (12.38%) Scrum
6 12 (11.43%) Rapid Prototyping
6 12 (11.43%) People Management
7 11 (10.48%) Master Data Management
7 11 (10.48%) Quality Management
8 10 (9.52%) ERP
8 10 (9.52%) Project Management
9 9 (8.57%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.62%) Content Management
11 7 (6.67%) Software Architecture
12 5 (4.76%) ITIL
12 5 (4.76%) Problem Management
13 4 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
13 4 (3.81%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.81%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) JavaScript
2 16 (15.24%) SQL
2 16 (15.24%) C#
3 4 (3.81%) UniBasic
3 4 (3.81%) Java
4 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.86%) Perl
4 3 (2.86%) Python
4 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.86%) Ruby
5 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.90%) VB
5 2 (1.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Degree
2 7 (6.67%) PMP
2 7 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.76%) MCP
5 3 (2.86%) CCNA
5 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.86%) HND
5 3 (2.86%) HP MASE
6 2 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.90%) VCP4
6 2 (1.90%) MCITP
6 2 (1.90%) MCSE
6 2 (1.90%) CCNP
7 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.95%) MCSA
7 1 (0.95%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) SLA
2 4 (3.81%) QA
3 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.86%) XenApp
4 3 (2.86%) vSphere
5 2 (1.90%) RHEV
6 1 (0.95%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) SCCM
2 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.86%) CFEngine
2 3 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (0.95%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (10.48%) Nintex
1 11 (10.48%) VMware
1 11 (10.48%) Cognos
2 8 (7.62%) Cisco
2 8 (7.62%) Citrix
3 6 (5.71%) HP
4 5 (4.76%) SAP
5 4 (3.81%) Redback
5 4 (3.81%) Juniper
6 3 (2.86%) IBM
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle
6 3 (2.86%) Brocade
6 3 (2.86%) Veeam
6 3 (2.86%) Aruba
6 3 (2.86%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.90%) F5
8 1 (0.95%) Adobe
8 1 (0.95%) NetApp
8 1 (0.95%) NCR
8 1 (0.95%) McAfee
Ashford, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
People Source
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampton, Middlesex
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £57000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago