The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Romford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 24 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Romford 18.75% 43.64% 7.69%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% 72.73% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 2
Average salary £31,500 £24,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -45.55%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
London

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

Vendors Category
Romford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8 33 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Romford 50.00% 60.00% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 5
Average salary £40,000 £53,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.23% +94.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Romford

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Romford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Romford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Romford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Romford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Romford region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Romford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Romford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Romford 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Acrobat
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Romford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Romford 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
1 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe