The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Royston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 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 Royston 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank - 6 8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston - 12.50% 12.00%
As % of the Vendors category - 15.79% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Royston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
0 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston - 79.17% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 10
Average salary - £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Royston

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Royston

Microsoft
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Royston

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Royston 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 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Royston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Royston 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory