The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Towcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank - - 2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Towcester - - 63.64%
As % of the Vendors category - - 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Northamptonshire

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

Vendors Category
Towcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Towcester - - 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Towcester

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Towcester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Towcester

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Towcester

Microsoft
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Towcester

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Towcester 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%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Towcester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Towcester 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree