The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wantage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank - 3 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wantage - 37.04% -
As % of the Vendors category - 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £42,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Microsoft
Oxfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Wantage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wantage 50.00% 74.07% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 1
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wantage

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Wantage

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Wantage

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Wantage

Microsoft
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wantage

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wantage 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) MCSA
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) CWNA
5 2 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (25.00%) MCITP
5 2 (25.00%) MCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wantage by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wantage 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 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) CWNA
2 2 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco