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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 60 42 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.90% 12.32% 12.17%
As % of the Vendors category 29.27% 22.95% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 50 32 39
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £62,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
205 183 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 57.75% 53.67% 43.92%
Number of salaries quoted 170 122 114
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,975
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 36 (42.35%) Windows
3 22 (25.88%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
5 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (18.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (18.82%) Finance
6 16 (18.82%) MS Visio
6 16 (18.82%) CRM
7 15 (17.65%) SQL
7 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 15 (17.65%) CCNA
7 15 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
9 13 (15.29%) ITIL
10 12 (14.12%) DNS
10 12 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (14.12%) Management Information System
10 12 (14.12%) Data Management
11 11 (12.94%) ETL
11 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (11.76%) CCNP
12 10 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (11.76%) MS Office
12 10 (11.76%) Firewall
12 10 (11.76%) Degree
13 9 (10.59%) VMware
13 9 (10.59%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.18%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 16 (18.82%) MS Visio
3 10 (11.76%) MS Office
4 7 (8.24%) FrameMaker
4 7 (8.24%) Acrobat
4 7 (8.24%) RoboHelp
5 2 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.18%) Open Workbench
6 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (18.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (5.88%) Cognos Controller
2 5 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (4.71%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.18%) Primavera
4 1 (1.18%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) DNS
2 10 (11.76%) Firewall
3 9 (10.59%) VPN
4 8 (9.41%) SNMP
4 8 (9.41%) OSPF
4 8 (9.41%) BGP
4 8 (9.41%) IPv4
4 8 (9.41%) SAN
4 8 (9.41%) IPsec
4 8 (9.41%) HSRP
5 7 (8.24%) VLAN
5 7 (8.24%) MPLS
5 7 (8.24%) IPv6
5 7 (8.24%) SMTP
6 6 (7.06%) NAS
7 4 (4.71%) Wireless
7 4 (4.71%) DHCP
8 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.35%) VoIP
9 2 (2.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.71%) ROLAP
5 4 (4.71%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.35%) OLAP
6 2 (2.35%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.18%) Xcelsius
7 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (1.18%) MSI
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Games
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Analyst
2 13 (15.29%) Administrator
3 12 (14.12%) Business Analyst
4 11 (12.94%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) Network Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Technical Writer
9 6 (7.06%) Project Administrator
9 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Systems Support
9 6 (7.06%) Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (7.06%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (7.06%) IT Support
10 5 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) .NET
1 5 (5.88%) MDX
2 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.35%) Web Services
3 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.35%) Java EE
3 2 (2.35%) WCF
3 2 (2.35%) WPF
3 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.12%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.88%) Statistics
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.18%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.35%) Windows
2 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (9.41%) Linux
5 6 (7.06%) Windows XP
5 6 (7.06%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) CRM
2 13 (15.29%) ITIL
3 12 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (14.12%) Data Management
4 11 (12.94%) ETL
5 9 (10.59%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.59%) Project Management
6 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.24%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.24%) Revenue Management
8 6 (7.06%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.88%) Identity Management
9 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (5.88%) Inmon Methodology
9 5 (5.88%) Workflow
9 5 (5.88%) Data Architecture
10 4 (4.71%) ETL Development
10 4 (4.71%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) SQL
2 7 (8.24%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (3.53%) Java
5 2 (2.35%) C++
5 2 (2.35%) VB
6 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) CCNA
1 15 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.76%) CCNP
2 10 (11.76%) Degree
3 9 (10.59%) MCSE
4 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.06%) MCP
7 5 (5.88%) ACCA
7 5 (5.88%) CIMA
8 4 (4.71%) MCITP
8 4 (4.71%) HND
9 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.35%) CCIE
10 1 (1.18%) CCSP
10 1 (1.18%) ACTC
10 1 (1.18%) MCSA
10 1 (1.18%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) P3O
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.53%) XenApp
3 3 (3.53%) Terminal Services
3 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.35%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.35%) UAG
5 1 (1.18%) vSphere
5 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.18%) Xen
5 1 (1.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) SCOM
2 3 (3.53%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) VMware
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle
2 6 (7.06%) Cisco
2 6 (7.06%) Citrix
3 5 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.88%) IBM
3 5 (5.88%) HP
3 5 (5.88%) Cognos
3 5 (5.88%) Siebel
4 4 (4.71%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (3.53%) SAP
6 1 (1.18%) EMC
6 1 (1.18%) Adobe
6 1 (1.18%) NetApp
6 1 (1.18%) Apple
6 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.18%) ESRI
6 1 (1.18%) Wyse
6 1 (1.18%) Juniper
6 1 (1.18%) CA