The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Coast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South Coast 13.33% 4.17% 4.76%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 9.09% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £59,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.97% +48.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
England

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

Vendors Category
South Coast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South Coast 53.33% 45.83% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 17
Average salary £65,000 £59,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.24% +58.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £75,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the South Coast

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in the South Coast

Microsoft
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Coast 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%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Coast 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 Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Development
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#