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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 4.35% - 17.24%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% - 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 10
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
3 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 13.04% 33.33% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 10
Average salary £47,500 £84,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.78% +111.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Server Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Server Support
1 2 (66.67%) Server Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Support
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) ICT Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya