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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.98% 13.99% 12.37%
As % of the Vendors category 26.80% 29.93% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 48
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
97 137 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 52.15% 46.76% 47.47%
Number of salaries quoted 91 93 163
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 9 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 23 (56.10%) MS Excel
2 15 (36.59%) Windows
3 14 (34.15%) MS Office
4 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
5 9 (21.95%) ITIL
6 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (19.51%) SLA
6 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
7 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
7 7 (17.07%) Degree
8 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
8 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
8 6 (14.63%) Change Management
8 6 (14.63%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) AS400
9 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
9 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
9 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
9 5 (12.20%) iSeries
10 4 (9.76%) Marketing
10 4 (9.76%) SQL
10 4 (9.76%) .NET
10 4 (9.76%) Oracle
10 4 (9.76%) Cisco
10 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (9.76%) Project Management
10 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.32%) OVSD
11 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.32%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) SAS
4 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (56.10%) MS Excel
2 14 (34.15%) MS Office
3 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.88%) Acrobat
4 2 (4.88%) FrameMaker
4 2 (4.88%) RoboHelp
5 1 (2.44%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.32%) PBX
2 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 2 (4.88%) BGP
3 2 (4.88%) HSRP
3 2 (4.88%) IPsec
3 2 (4.88%) IPv4
3 2 (4.88%) Network Security
3 2 (4.88%) OSPF
3 2 (4.88%) Skype
3 2 (4.88%) SNMP
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.44%) Ethereal
4 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.44%) Junos
4 1 (2.44%) NAS
4 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.44%) VLAN
4 1 (2.44%) VRRP
4 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.88%) OLAP
3 2 (4.88%) OLTP
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Toad
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (2.44%) MSI
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) French Language
3 2 (4.88%) German Language
4 1 (2.44%) Games
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) IT Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) IT Support
3 8 (19.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (17.07%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (12.20%) Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Database Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Network Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Security Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Leader
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.88%) COM
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 2 (4.88%) MDX
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) Java EE
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) JSP
3 1 (2.44%) LINQ
3 1 (2.44%) WCF
3 1 (2.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) AS400
2 5 (12.20%) iSeries
3 2 (4.88%) CMDB
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Android
5 1 (2.44%) Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Change Management
2 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.76%) Project Management
4 3 (7.32%) B2B
4 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.32%) Product Management
4 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Scrum
4 3 (7.32%) Software Delivery
4 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) Analytics
5 2 (4.88%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 2 (4.88%) Email Filtering
5 2 (4.88%) Marketing Analytics
5 2 (4.88%) Open Source
5 2 (4.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) C#
2 2 (4.88%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) CCNA
2 3 (7.32%) CCNP
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CCSP
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.44%) HND
4 1 (2.44%) MCITP
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Terminal Services
2 2 (4.88%) XenApp
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) OpenView
1 3 (7.32%) OVSD
1 3 (7.32%) Unicenter
2 1 (2.44%) Cacti
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle
1 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (7.32%) CA
2 3 (7.32%) Citrix
2 3 (7.32%) HP
2 3 (7.32%) IBM
2 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) Juniper
3 2 (4.88%) Remedy
3 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.88%) Tableau
4 1 (2.44%) Apple
4 1 (2.44%) Avaya
4 1 (2.44%) Brocade
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) F5
4 1 (2.44%) Redback
4 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
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