The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thatcham 25.00% 50.00% 83.33%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £20,000 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Thatcham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thatcham 100.00% 50.00% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £50,000 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+122.22% -35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 Related IT Skills in Thatcham

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) H.323
1 2 (66.67%) Polycom
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (66.67%) Streaming Video
1 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Thatcham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) H.323
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Streaming Video
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Polycom