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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 69 52 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 20.72% 14.05% 10.32%
As % of the Vendors category 39.66% 25.37% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39 50 33
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +39.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £68,500
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
174 205 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 52.25% 55.41% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 101 182 159
Average salary £50,000 £51,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% -6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 17 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 35 (32.71%) Windows
2 31 (28.97%) SharePoint
3 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (27.10%) .NET
4 29 (27.10%) MS Excel
5 27 (25.23%) SQL Server
6 24 (22.43%) BizTalk Server
7 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
8 20 (18.69%) C#
9 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET
10 16 (14.95%) SQL
10 16 (14.95%) MS Office
10 16 (14.95%) CRM
10 16 (14.95%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (14.95%) Ajax
11 15 (14.02%) jQuery
11 15 (14.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (14.02%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (13.08%) InfoPath
12 14 (13.08%) WCF
12 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (12.15%) XSLT
13 13 (12.15%) Scrum
13 13 (12.15%) Dynamics CRM
13 13 (12.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (12.15%) Nintex
14 12 (11.21%) Web Services
14 12 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (11.21%) Rapid Prototyping
14 12 (11.21%) People Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 31 (28.97%) SharePoint
2 24 (22.43%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (14.02%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (14.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (10.28%) SAS
5 9 (8.41%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.67%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (4.67%) JBoss
6 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.67%) Lync
7 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.93%) IIS
9 1 (0.93%) Apache
9 1 (0.93%) Site Server
9 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (27.10%) MS Excel
2 16 (14.95%) MS Office
3 14 (13.08%) InfoPath
4 7 (6.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (4.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.87%) MS Project
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.93%) InDesign
7 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.93%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (7.48%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (6.54%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Office 365
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) VoIP
1 7 (6.54%) WAN
2 5 (4.67%) Firewall
2 5 (4.67%) LAN
3 4 (3.74%) MPLS
3 4 (3.74%) DNS
3 4 (3.74%) DHCP
3 4 (3.74%) IP Telephony
3 4 (3.74%) Network Security
4 3 (2.80%) VPLS
4 3 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.80%) Wireless
4 3 (2.80%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.80%) VPN
4 3 (2.80%) SAN
4 3 (2.80%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.87%) Internet
5 2 (1.87%) OSPF
5 2 (1.87%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.87%) OLTP
5 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 10 (9.35%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Back Office
2 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.80%) Legal
3 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.80%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.93%) Automotive
4 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (19.63%) Analyst
2 16 (14.95%) Consultant
2 16 (14.95%) Team Leader
3 14 (13.08%) SharePoint Consultant
4 13 (12.15%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (11.21%) Architect
5 12 (11.21%) Solutions Analyst
5 12 (11.21%) Senior Solutions Analyst
6 11 (10.28%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
6 11 (10.28%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 11 (10.28%) Senior Consultant
6 11 (10.28%) Data Architect
6 11 (10.28%) Designer
7 9 (8.41%) Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Coordinator
10 5 (4.67%) Applications Manager
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.10%) .NET
2 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET
3 16 (14.95%) Ajax
4 15 (14.02%) jQuery
5 14 (13.08%) WCF
6 13 (12.15%) XSLT
7 12 (11.21%) Web Services
8 10 (9.35%) JSP
8 10 (9.35%) J2EE
9 8 (7.48%) XML
10 7 (6.54%) HTML
11 5 (4.67%) iBATIS
11 5 (4.67%) Spring
11 5 (4.67%) JSF
11 5 (4.67%) Hibernate
11 5 (4.67%) SOAP
11 5 (4.67%) Struts
11 5 (4.67%) CSS
11 5 (4.67%) J2SE
11 5 (4.67%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.28%) Data Integration
3 5 (4.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.74%) FMCG
5 2 (1.87%) Clustering
5 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) Handset
5 2 (1.87%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.71%) Windows
2 10 (9.35%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.61%) Linux
5 5 (4.67%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (4.67%) Windows CE
6 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.74%) UNIX
7 3 (2.80%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.80%) Solaris
7 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.87%) AIX
8 2 (1.87%) HPUX
9 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.95%) CRM
2 16 (14.95%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (12.15%) Scrum
4 12 (11.21%) People Management
4 12 (11.21%) Rapid Prototyping
5 11 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (10.28%) Quality Management
5 11 (10.28%) Data Management
5 11 (10.28%) Master Data Management
6 8 (7.48%) ERP
7 7 (6.54%) Project Management
8 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.67%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.67%) Business Development
9 5 (4.67%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.67%) Software Architecture
9 5 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.74%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.80%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
2 20 (18.69%) C#
3 16 (14.95%) SQL
4 5 (4.67%) UniBasic
4 5 (4.67%) Java
5 3 (2.80%) C
5 3 (2.80%) Perl
6 2 (1.87%) C++
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.93%) Python
7 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.67%) PMP
3 5 (4.67%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.80%) MCP
4 3 (2.80%) MCSE
5 2 (1.87%) CCNA
5 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.87%) MCITP
6 1 (0.93%) HP MASE
6 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) MCTS
6 1 (0.93%) MCSD
6 1 (0.93%) HND
6 1 (0.93%) MCSA
6 1 (0.93%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.93%) CCNP
6 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) QA
3 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.74%) XenApp
4 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.87%) RHEV
5 2 (1.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.93%) vSphere
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 13 (12.15%) Nintex
2 11 (10.28%) Cognos
3 9 (8.41%) VMware
4 6 (5.61%) Cisco
4 6 (5.61%) IBM
5 5 (4.67%) Redback
5 5 (4.67%) Citrix
6 3 (2.80%) Brocade
6 3 (2.80%) Oracle
6 3 (2.80%) SAP
6 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.80%) Juniper
7 2 (1.87%) Aruba
7 2 (1.87%) Veeam
7 2 (1.87%) HP
7 2 (1.87%) EMC
8 1 (0.93%) WatchGuard
8 1 (0.93%) Qualys
8 1 (0.93%) McAfee
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe
Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + DOE + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Middlesex
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £130000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago