The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Thame region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 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 Thame 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 2 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 12.50% 38.71% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 100.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Thame
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 20.83% 38.71% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 6
Average salary £32,500 £21,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% -35.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Thame

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Thame

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Thame

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Thame

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Thame

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Thame 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) XHTML
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) Ajax
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) CCNA
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) Subversion
6 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Thame by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Thame 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) MSTest
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Web Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) XHTML
4 4 (36.36%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) WSE
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) COM
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) PLM
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) CAD
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Riverbed