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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 24.53% - -
As % of the Vendors category 37.14% - -
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
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
35 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 66.04% 20.00% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 35 5 11
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £39,491
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +20.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sidcup

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sidcup

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (73.08%) MS Excel
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Software Testing
3 12 (46.15%) ISTQB
3 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Visual Studio
4 11 (42.31%) Windows
5 10 (38.46%) MS Office
6 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 8 (30.77%) Legal
6 8 (30.77%) Degree
6 8 (30.77%) QA
6 8 (30.77%) Load Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Security Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 8 (30.77%) System Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Windows 8
7 7 (26.92%) Firewall
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco
7 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (26.92%) SQL
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 6 (23.08%) VMware
8 6 (23.08%) Mac OS X
8 6 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (19.23%) MCITP
9 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (19.23%) C#

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sidcup by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (73.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (38.46%) MS Office
3 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) Wireless
3 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 2 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (30.77%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 4 (15.38%) QA Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) COM
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows 8
3 6 (23.08%) Mac OS X
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Software Testing
2 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Load Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Security Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 8 (30.77%) System Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) DSDM
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) Time Management
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (11.54%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.69%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) VBScript
3 4 (15.38%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 8 (30.77%) Degree
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (19.23%) MCITP
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (19.23%) CCNA
4 5 (19.23%) MCSE
5 4 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.69%) DFS Replication
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Avaya
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Apple
4 2 (7.69%) Websense
4 2 (7.69%) Radware