The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Middlesex region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 65 79 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.06% 15.86% 17.81%
As % of the Vendors category 34.57% 29.59% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 58 74 74
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £31,150 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
188 267 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 49.34% 53.61% 45.01%
Number of salaries quoted 161 238 195
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South East

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 16 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 67 (59.82%) Windows
2 48 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 44 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (34.82%) MS Exchange
4 39 (34.82%) VMware
5 32 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 27 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (24.11%) DNS
7 26 (23.21%) MS Excel
7 26 (23.21%) SQL
8 25 (22.32%) Firewall
9 23 (20.54%) DHCP
9 23 (20.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (16.96%) SQL Server
11 18 (16.07%) ITIL
11 18 (16.07%) MCSE
11 18 (16.07%) Citrix
11 18 (16.07%) Wireless
12 17 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (14.29%) XenApp
13 16 (14.29%) XenDesktop
13 16 (14.29%) LAN
14 15 (13.39%) Finance
14 15 (13.39%) VLAN
14 15 (13.39%) Veeam
14 15 (13.39%) WatchGuard
14 15 (13.39%) VMware ESXi
15 14 (12.50%) Linux
16 13 (11.61%) Cisco
16 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 39 (34.82%) MS Exchange
2 32 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (10.71%) SharePoint
5 9 (8.04%) Lync
6 8 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.68%) Documentum
9 2 (1.79%) CMS
9 2 (1.79%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.89%) IIS
10 1 (0.89%) SAS
10 1 (0.89%) Apache
10 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 26 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.71%) MS Office
3 4 (3.57%) MS Project
4 3 (2.68%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.68%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.79%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (3.57%) assyst
4 2 (1.79%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (24.11%) DNS
2 25 (22.32%) Firewall
3 23 (20.54%) DHCP
4 18 (16.07%) Wireless
5 16 (14.29%) LAN
6 15 (13.39%) VLAN
7 10 (8.93%) WAN
8 8 (7.14%) VPN
9 7 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 7 (6.25%) SAN
10 3 (2.68%) HTTP
10 3 (2.68%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (1.79%) Multicast
11 2 (1.79%) TETRA
11 2 (1.79%) SMTP
11 2 (1.79%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.79%) FTP
11 2 (1.79%) PBX
11 2 (1.79%) VoIP
12 1 (0.89%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.46%) SAP BW
2 5 (4.46%) SAP HANA
3 3 (2.68%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Subversion
1 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.57%) SpecFlow
2 4 (3.57%) NUnit
2 4 (3.57%) JIRA
2 4 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (13.39%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Marketing
3 6 (5.36%) German Language
4 5 (4.46%) Games
5 4 (3.57%) Retail
6 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 10 (8.93%) Architect
3 9 (8.04%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (8.04%) Administrator
3 9 (8.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 8 (7.14%) Server Support
4 8 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.25%) Developer
5 7 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
5 7 (6.25%) Server Administrator
5 7 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) Field Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (5.36%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.93%) .NET
2 7 (6.25%) XML
2 7 (6.25%) WCF
3 6 (5.36%) Application Packaging
3 6 (5.36%) HTML
4 5 (4.46%) ADO.NET
4 5 (4.46%) COM
4 5 (4.46%) Flash
4 5 (4.46%) Middleware
4 5 (4.46%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.57%) WPF
5 4 (3.57%) Ajax
5 4 (3.57%) .NET Remoting
5 4 (3.57%) MSMQ
5 4 (3.57%) Web Services
5 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.68%) CSS
6 3 (2.68%) jQuery
6 3 (2.68%) HTML5
7 2 (1.79%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) PKI
2 5 (4.46%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.57%) EPoS
4 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.79%) Online Games
5 2 (1.79%) Clustering
5 2 (1.79%) Statistics
5 2 (1.79%) W3C
5 2 (1.79%) Firmware
6 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.89%) PMI
6 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.89%) iPhone
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 67 (59.82%) Windows
2 44 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (12.50%) Linux
4 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (8.04%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.46%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.46%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.79%) SUSE
8 2 (1.79%) Solaris
8 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.79%) NetWare
8 2 (1.79%) UNIX
9 1 (0.89%) AIX
9 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.07%) ITIL
2 7 (6.25%) ERP
2 7 (6.25%) Scrum
3 6 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (5.36%) Benchmarking
3 6 (5.36%) Project Management
4 5 (4.46%) PRINCE2
4 5 (4.46%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (4.46%) TOGAF
4 5 (4.46%) MVC
4 5 (4.46%) Compatibility Testing
4 5 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (3.57%) BDD
5 4 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (3.57%) OO
5 4 (3.57%) CRM
5 4 (3.57%) UML
5 4 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.21%) SQL
2 8 (7.14%) C#
3 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.57%) VB6
4 4 (3.57%) VB
4 4 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.79%) PHP
5 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.79%) Java
6 1 (0.89%) Uniface
6 1 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (16.07%) MCSE
3 12 (10.71%) MCSA
3 12 (10.71%) MCP
4 11 (9.82%) MCITP
4 11 (9.82%) Degree
5 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.46%) A+ Certification
9 3 (2.68%) CCSP
9 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.79%) MCPD
11 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.89%) CCNA
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.89%) ACCA
11 1 (0.89%) CIMA
11 1 (0.89%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 27 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (14.29%) XenApp
3 16 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 15 (13.39%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (9.82%) Hyper-V
6 10 (8.93%) vSphere
7 6 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.79%) Novell eDirectory
8 2 (1.79%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (10.71%) SCCM
2 7 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 7 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.79%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.79%) ZENworks
3 2 (1.79%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 39 (34.82%) VMware
2 18 (16.07%) Citrix
3 15 (13.39%) Veeam
3 15 (13.39%) WatchGuard
4 13 (11.61%) Cisco
5 8 (7.14%) Adobe
5 8 (7.14%) HP
5 8 (7.14%) Oracle
6 7 (6.25%) SAP
6 7 (6.25%) Juniper
6 7 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 7 (6.25%) McAfee
7 6 (5.36%) JD Edwards
8 5 (4.46%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (4.46%) ATG
9 4 (3.57%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.57%) NetApp
9 4 (3.57%) Novell
10 3 (2.68%) Apple
11 2 (1.79%) 3PAR
Hampton, Middlesex
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Premier Group
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago