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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 1 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 25 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 6.25% 47.17% 5.26%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 100.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Average salary £30,000 £21,750 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -24.34%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
3 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 18.75% 47.17% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 6
Average salary £32,500 £21,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.16% -28.33%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Thame

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) XHTML
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) MSTest
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) WSE
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (20.00%) Subversion
5 2 (20.00%) VPN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Thame by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) MSTest
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) XHTML
2 4 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (20.00%) WSE
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (10.00%) F5