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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 3.57% 29.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 70.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
6 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 21.43% 41.67% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 6
Average salary £39,000 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.81% -38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCAD
3 1 (16.67%) MCSD
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCAD
2 1 (16.67%) MCSD
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Primavera
2 1 (16.67%) VMware