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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thatcham 50.00% 83.33% 56.25%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 83.33% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Average salary £22,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
2 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thatcham 100.00% 100.00% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 September 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) COM
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Thatcham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior PHP Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) COM
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) GNVQ
1 2 (50.00%) ACSP
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) Acronis