The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 7.14% 16.00% 31.25%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 61.54% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 2
Average salary £40,250 £42,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,450 £40,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £50,000 £28,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
London

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

Vendors Category
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 17.86% 26.00% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 7
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Westminster

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Westminster

Microsoft
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Computing
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Messaging Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
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