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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 28.89% 10.42% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 44.83% 29.41% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
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
29 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 64.44% 35.42% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 10
Average salary £50,875 £49,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.82% +30.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £36,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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 24 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Sidcup

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sidcup

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 16 (61.54%) MS Office
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
3 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
3 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (46.15%) Mac OS X
4 12 (46.15%) Windows 8
5 11 (42.31%) MCITP
5 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (42.31%) CCNA
5 11 (42.31%) MCSE
5 11 (42.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (42.31%) Firewall
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco
6 10 (38.46%) Avaya
7 9 (34.62%) Blackberry
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (30.77%) Apple
9 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (26.92%) QA
9 7 (26.92%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 6 (23.08%) SQL
11 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
11 5 (19.23%) Citrix
11 5 (19.23%) VMware
11 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
11 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sidcup by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 11 (42.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Office
2 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.85%) 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 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Support Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Technical Support
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (11.54%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) CRM Architect
7 2 (7.69%) IT Support
7 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (7.69%) Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Blackberry
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Mac OS X
2 12 (46.15%) Windows 8
3 7 (26.92%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
2 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Time Management
3 4 (15.38%) BDD
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
3 4 (15.38%) DSDM
3 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
4 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) User Stories
5 2 (7.69%) BPMN
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) Contact Management
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) VBScript
2 4 (15.38%) VB
2 4 (15.38%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (42.31%) MCITP
2 11 (42.31%) MCSE
2 11 (42.31%) CCNA
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
4 4 (15.38%) ISEB
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) MetaFrame
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Avaya
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) Apple
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Websense
4 1 (3.85%) Radware