The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 31.58% 20.45% 26.56%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 64.29% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 17
Average salary £22,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Oxfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Thame
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 52.63% 31.82% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 22
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Thame

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Thame region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Thame

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Thame

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (57.14%) EPoS
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Learning Management System
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Sonus
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) WAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Thame by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) RIP
1 1 (14.29%) SNMP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) OSPF
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
1 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
1 1 (14.29%) VRRP
1 1 (14.29%) VPLS
1 1 (14.29%) HSRP
1 1 (14.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) E-Learning Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Hardware Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Trainee Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Trainee
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) EPoS
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Learning Management System
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
1 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
1 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
1 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
1 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Juniper
1 1 (14.29%) F5
1 1 (14.29%) Sonus