The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Thatcham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Thatcham 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thatcham 50.00% 83.33% 55.56%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 100.00% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £22,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Thatcham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thatcham 50.00% 83.33% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Average salary £22,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Berkshire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Thatcham

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Thatcham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Thatcham

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Thatcham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Thatcham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Thatcham 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 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) MCP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) COM
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Mac OS X
2 5 (83.33%) Apple
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Symantec
2 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (83.33%) CEH
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Thatcham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Thatcham 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 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (83.33%) IIS
1 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (83.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (83.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Help Desk Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) IT Support
2 4 (66.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior PHP Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) COM
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
1 5 (83.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) Mac OS X
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Vista
2 5 (83.33%) Android
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
1 5 (83.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCSE
1 5 (83.33%) MCP
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (83.33%) CEH
1 5 (83.33%) MCITP
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) GNVQ
1 5 (83.33%) ACSP
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Apple
1 5 (83.33%) Symantec
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Acronis
Thatcham, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £35K-£45K plus benefits package
Posted: Yesterday