The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 58 52 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 16.16% 17.16% 18.11%
As % of the Vendors category 44.27% 42.28% 42.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28 44 68
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,600 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £49,250 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Vendors Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
131 123 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 36.49% 40.59% 42.68%
Number of salaries quoted 74 102 163
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £24,150 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,350 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 75 (59.52%) MS Excel
2 72 (57.14%) Windows
3 54 (42.86%) ITIL
4 33 (26.19%) MS Office
5 32 (25.40%) Windows XP
6 26 (20.63%) SQL Server
7 25 (19.84%) VMware
8 20 (15.87%) NetApp
9 19 (15.08%) Citrix
10 18 (14.29%) SQL
10 18 (14.29%) .NET
10 18 (14.29%) Incident Management
11 15 (11.90%) Cisco
11 15 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (9.52%) C#
12 12 (9.52%) Retail
12 12 (9.52%) Mathematics
12 12 (9.52%) Relational Database
13 11 (8.73%) Hyper-V
14 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET
14 10 (7.94%) MCP
14 10 (7.94%) SharePoint
14 10 (7.94%) SLA
14 10 (7.94%) Service Delivery
14 10 (7.94%) PowerShell
15 9 (7.14%) MS Exchange
15 9 (7.14%) TCP/IP
16 8 (6.35%) HTML
16 8 (6.35%) CSS
16 8 (6.35%) MS Visio

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.17%) IIS
4 4 (3.17%) CMS
5 3 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.38%) Lync
5 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.59%) SAS
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.79%) Kentico
Applications
1 75 (59.52%) MS Excel
2 33 (26.19%) MS Office
3 8 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (6.35%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.38%) InDesign
4 3 (2.38%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (2.38%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.59%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Office 365
2 2 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.35%) Firewall
3 7 (5.56%) LAN
3 7 (5.56%) WAN
4 6 (4.76%) VPN
5 5 (3.97%) Wireless
6 3 (2.38%) Intranet
7 2 (1.59%) SAN
8 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.79%) VLAN
8 1 (0.79%) Network Security
8 1 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.76%) OLAP
4 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.59%) MySQL
6 2 (1.59%) MS Access
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.97%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.17%) MSBuild
4 3 (2.38%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.59%) Selenium
5 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (9.52%) Retail
2 6 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (30.16%) Analyst
2 21 (16.67%) Developer
3 20 (15.87%) Service Analyst
3 20 (15.87%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 17 (13.49%) Help Desk Analyst
5 17 (13.49%) Team Leader
6 16 (12.70%) Junior
6 16 (12.70%) Consultant
7 11 (8.73%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 9 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
9 7 (5.56%) Junior Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Architect
10 6 (4.76%) VMware Consultant
10 6 (4.76%) Operations Team Leader
10 6 (4.76%) Junior Architect
11 5 (3.97%) Service Desk Manager
11 5 (3.97%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.29%) .NET
2 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.35%) CSS
3 8 (6.35%) HTML
4 5 (3.97%) WinForms
5 3 (2.38%) MSMQ
5 3 (2.38%) WDF
6 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (1.59%) Ajax
6 2 (1.59%) Web Services
7 1 (0.79%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.79%) MDX
7 1 (0.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.38%) Video Editing
4 3 (2.38%) Replication
4 3 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.38%) Data Extraction
4 3 (2.38%) iPhone
4 3 (2.38%) Social Media
4 3 (2.38%) iPad
5 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.59%) Statistics
6 1 (0.79%) Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 72 (57.14%) Windows
2 32 (25.40%) Windows XP
3 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.97%) Linux
6 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.79%) AIX
7 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.86%) ITIL
2 18 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 10 (7.94%) Service Delivery
4 8 (6.35%) ITSM
4 8 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (6.35%) Service Management
5 7 (5.56%) Project Management
5 7 (5.56%) Migration
5 7 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (4.76%) Line Management
6 6 (4.76%) MVC
6 6 (4.76%) CRM
6 6 (4.76%) Operations Management
6 6 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.97%) Analytics
7 5 (3.97%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.17%) Change Management
8 4 (3.17%) Scrum
9 3 (2.38%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.29%) SQL
2 12 (9.52%) C#
3 10 (7.94%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.38%) C++
6 3 (2.38%) Java
7 2 (1.59%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (7.94%) MCP
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.56%) MCTS
3 6 (4.76%) MCITP
3 6 (4.76%) Degree
3 6 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (4.76%) MCSE
4 3 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.38%) VCDX
4 3 (2.38%) NCDA
4 3 (2.38%) NCIE
4 3 (2.38%) VCAP
4 3 (2.38%) VTSP
5 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.79%) MCSA
6 1 (0.79%) CCNA
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.73%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.59%) XenApp
5 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Puppet
1 2 (1.59%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (19.84%) VMware
2 20 (15.87%) NetApp
3 19 (15.08%) Citrix
4 15 (11.90%) Cisco
5 8 (6.35%) HP
6 5 (3.97%) Oracle
7 4 (3.17%) 3PAR
7 4 (3.17%) EMC
7 4 (3.17%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.38%) Adobe
8 3 (2.38%) Veeam
9 2 (1.59%) Infor
9 2 (1.59%) Sage
9 2 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.79%) EPiServer
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