The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 4.55% 6.25% -
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 7.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £57,500 £72,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.68% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Microsoft
South East

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

Vendors Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
14 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 63.64% 81.25% 59.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 28
Median salary £100,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

The demand trend of job ads across the Thames Valley region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Thames Valley region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Product Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat