The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Peterborough 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 80 75 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 26.23% 21.19% 22.70%
As % of the Vendors category 61.54% 42.13% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 75 68 75
Average salary £27,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £21,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,750 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
130 178 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 42.62% 50.28% 56.22%
Number of salaries quoted 118 153 179
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Peterborough region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Peterborough

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 57 (38.51%) SQL Server
2 47 (31.76%) MS Excel
3 41 (27.70%) MS Office
4 40 (27.03%) .NET
5 39 (26.35%) SQL
6 37 (25.00%) C#
7 36 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (20.95%) Windows
9 30 (20.27%) ITIL
10 29 (19.59%) Active Directory
11 28 (18.92%) VMware
11 28 (18.92%) Relational Database
12 25 (16.89%) ASP.NET
13 24 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (15.54%) JavaScript
15 22 (14.86%) Citrix
16 19 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (12.16%) Incident Management
18 16 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
18 16 (10.81%) Finance
18 16 (10.81%) MS Visio
19 15 (10.14%) Service Delivery
19 15 (10.14%) Degree
20 14 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
20 14 (9.46%) IIS
21 13 (8.78%) MCSE
21 13 (8.78%) Service Management
21 13 (8.78%) ITSM
21 13 (8.78%) Twitter
21 13 (8.78%) Resource Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 14 (9.46%) IIS
2 10 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.08%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (5.41%) JOnAS
5 5 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.38%) Lync
6 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.03%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (2.03%) SAS
7 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (31.76%) MS Excel
2 41 (27.70%) MS Office
3 16 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (10.81%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.68%) InDesign
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.68%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) SaaS
2 2 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.43%) Firewall
2 7 (4.73%) VPN
3 6 (4.05%) DNS
4 5 (3.38%) SSL
4 5 (3.38%) DHCP
4 5 (3.38%) NetScaler
5 4 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.70%) SAN
6 3 (2.03%) LAN
6 3 (2.03%) WAN
7 2 (1.35%) Wireless
8 1 (0.68%) VLAN
8 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (38.51%) SQL Server
2 36 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (18.92%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.05%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.35%) OLAP
8 2 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 16 (10.81%) Finance
2 11 (7.43%) Retail
3 8 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.73%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.73%) Marketing
5 4 (2.70%) Advertising
5 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.70%) Legal
6 2 (1.35%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (22.30%) Developer
2 32 (21.62%) Analyst
3 21 (14.19%) .NET Developer
4 12 (8.11%) Administrator
4 12 (8.11%) Software Developer
5 11 (7.43%) Junior
6 10 (6.76%) Consultant
6 10 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (6.08%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) Head of IT
9 7 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.05%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.05%) DBA
10 6 (4.05%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.05%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.05%) SQL DBA
11 5 (3.38%) Development Manager
11 5 (3.38%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.03%) .NET
2 25 (16.89%) ASP.NET
3 9 (6.08%) WCF
4 8 (5.41%) XML
5 7 (4.73%) Web Services
6 4 (2.70%) HTML
7 2 (1.35%) CSS
7 2 (1.35%) HTML5
8 1 (0.68%) CSS3
8 1 (0.68%) WinForms
8 1 (0.68%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (7.43%) Mathematics
3 9 (6.08%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.38%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.38%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.38%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.03%) FMCG
5 3 (2.03%) Replication
6 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
7 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.95%) Windows
2 9 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.05%) Linux
5 5 (3.38%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.38%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.70%) Windows Vista
6 4 (2.70%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) AIX
8 1 (0.68%) Solaris
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.27%) ITIL
2 18 (12.16%) Incident Management
3 15 (10.14%) Service Delivery
4 13 (8.78%) Service Management
4 13 (8.78%) ITSM
4 13 (8.78%) Resource Management
5 12 (8.11%) Project Planning
5 12 (8.11%) PRINCE2
6 10 (6.76%) ETL
7 9 (6.08%) PRINCE
7 9 (6.08%) E-Commerce
7 9 (6.08%) Migration
8 7 (4.73%) Project Management
9 6 (4.05%) CRM
9 6 (4.05%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.05%) Data Migration
9 6 (4.05%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (4.05%) Database Tuning
9 6 (4.05%) Database Security
10 5 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.35%) SQL
2 37 (25.00%) C#
3 23 (15.54%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.70%) Java
5 3 (2.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.68%) VBScript
6 1 (0.68%) VB
6 1 (0.68%) VBA
6 1 (0.68%) X++
6 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.14%) Degree
3 13 (8.78%) MCSE
4 12 (8.11%) MCITP
5 11 (7.43%) MCP
6 10 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (6.76%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.38%) CCA
7 5 (3.38%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (3.38%) CCIA
7 5 (3.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.70%) MCTS
9 3 (2.03%) NCDA
9 3 (2.03%) NCIE
10 2 (1.35%) VCAP
10 2 (1.35%) VTSP
10 2 (1.35%) VCDX
11 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.43%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (19.59%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.38%) XenApp
3 5 (3.38%) XenServer
3 5 (3.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.35%) vSphere
4 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) SCCM
2 3 (2.03%) SCOM
3 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (18.92%) VMware
2 22 (14.86%) Citrix
3 13 (8.78%) Twitter
4 9 (6.08%) Cisco
4 9 (6.08%) NetApp
5 8 (5.41%) HP
6 5 (3.38%) Wyse
7 4 (2.70%) Oracle
8 3 (2.03%) SAP
8 3 (2.03%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (2.03%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.35%) Google
9 2 (1.35%) EMC
9 2 (1.35%) Veeam
9 2 (1.35%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.68%) Avaya
10 1 (0.68%) Adobe
10 1 (0.68%) Brocade
10 1 (0.68%) Symantec
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