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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thatcham 12.50% 46.67% 50.00%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 46.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Average salary £20,000 £31,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thatcham 12.50% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 3
Average salary £20,000 £31,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 18 Related IT Skills in Thatcham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Thatcham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory