The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Sidcup region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 19.64% 4.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 28.95% 11.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £41,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Sidcup region.

Vendors Category
Sidcup
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
38 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 67.86% 37.50% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 36 8 6
Average salary £45,250 £47,500 £39,491
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.73% +20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £41,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Sidcup

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Sidcup

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Sidcup

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Sidcup

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Sidcup

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Sidcup region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sidcup

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sidcup

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sidcup 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 18 (78.26%) MS Excel
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) Software Testing
3 11 (47.83%) ISTQB
3 11 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (47.83%) Visual Studio
4 10 (43.48%) MS Office
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
6 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
7 7 (30.43%) Cisco
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) Firewall
7 7 (30.43%) Legal
7 7 (30.43%) Degree
7 7 (30.43%) QA
7 7 (30.43%) Load Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Security Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
7 7 (30.43%) System Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Windows 8
8 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (26.09%) VMware
8 6 (26.09%) Mac OS X
8 6 (26.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 5 (21.74%) C#
9 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 5 (21.74%) CCNA
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sidcup by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sidcup 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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (26.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (78.26%) MS Excel
2 10 (43.48%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (30.43%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Support
5 3 (13.04%) QA Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) COM
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 8
3 6 (26.09%) Mac OS X
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Software Testing
2 11 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Load Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Security Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
3 7 (30.43%) System Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) Time Management
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) DSDM
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
7 2 (8.70%) BPMN
7 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) VBScript
3 4 (17.39%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) ISTQB
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) CCNA
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) MCSE
3 5 (21.74%) MCITP
4 4 (17.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) DFS Replication
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Avaya
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Apple
4 2 (8.70%) Websense
4 2 (8.70%) Radware