The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Windsor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 25 12 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 17.36% 14.29% 24.59%
As % of the Vendors category 39.06% 33.33% 58.44%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 39
Average salary £37,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Windsor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
64 36 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 44.44% 42.86% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 57 30 61
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £54,850 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Windsor

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Windsor

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Windsor

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Windsor region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Windsor

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Windsor 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 38 (71.70%) C#
1 38 (71.70%) .NET
2 37 (69.81%) HTML
2 37 (69.81%) JavaScript
3 34 (64.15%) ASP.NET
4 33 (62.26%) CSS
5 28 (52.83%) MS Excel
6 24 (45.28%) XML
7 23 (43.40%) SQL
7 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
7 23 (43.40%) Windows
8 20 (37.74%) SOAP
9 19 (35.85%) MVC
9 19 (35.85%) Finance
9 19 (35.85%) Ajax
10 18 (33.96%) OO
10 18 (33.96%) B2B
10 18 (33.96%) JSON
10 18 (33.96%) NoSQL
11 15 (28.30%) WCF
12 14 (26.42%) Degree
12 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (24.53%) MSMQ
13 13 (24.53%) HTTP
13 13 (24.53%) CMS
13 13 (24.53%) Software Engineering
13 13 (24.53%) jQuery
13 13 (24.53%) Multithreading
13 13 (24.53%) Ext JS
13 13 (24.53%) MongoDB

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Windsor 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 13 (24.53%) CMS
1 13 (24.53%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (22.64%) Sitecore CMS
2 12 (22.64%) Umbraco
3 11 (20.75%) Joomla!
4 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (16.98%) Drupal
4 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
4 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.77%) IIS
7 1 (1.89%) WordPress
7 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (52.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.09%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) HTTP
2 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.09%) VPN
3 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
2 18 (33.96%) NoSQL
3 13 (24.53%) MongoDB
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) Web Developer
3 14 (26.42%) C# Developer
4 12 (22.64%) .NET Developer
5 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (18.87%) Software Developer
6 10 (18.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (18.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (16.98%) Analyst
7 9 (16.98%) Junior
7 9 (16.98%) Junior Developer
7 9 (16.98%) .NET Web Developer
8 8 (15.09%) C# Web Developer
8 8 (15.09%) Support Analyst
9 6 (11.32%) Consultant
9 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Consultant
9 6 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 6 (11.32%) CRM Consultant
9 6 (11.32%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
10 5 (9.43%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (71.70%) .NET
2 37 (69.81%) HTML
3 34 (64.15%) ASP.NET
4 33 (62.26%) CSS
5 24 (45.28%) XML
6 20 (37.74%) SOAP
7 19 (35.85%) Ajax
8 18 (33.96%) JSON
9 15 (28.30%) WCF
10 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (24.53%) jQuery
11 13 (24.53%) Ext JS
11 13 (24.53%) MSMQ
11 13 (24.53%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (15.09%) Web Services
13 3 (5.66%) HTML5
14 2 (3.77%) XSLT
15 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
15 1 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 23 (43.40%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
2 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) MVC
2 18 (33.96%) B2B
2 18 (33.96%) OO
3 13 (24.53%) Software Engineering
3 13 (24.53%) Multithreading
4 11 (20.75%) Content Management
4 11 (20.75%) CRM
5 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.09%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.43%) DevOps
8 5 (9.43%) Web Development
9 4 (7.55%) Workflow
10 2 (3.77%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.77%) Project Management
11 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.89%) SEO
11 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) C#
2 37 (69.81%) JavaScript
3 23 (43.40%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Degree
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (18.87%) MCP
4 9 (16.98%) MCSA
5 8 (15.09%) CCNA
5 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (15.09%) MCSE
5 8 (15.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (15.09%) MCTS
5 8 (15.09%) MCITP
6 1 (1.89%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
1 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Sitecore
2 8 (15.09%) VMware
2 8 (15.09%) Dell
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.89%) Avaya
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Siebel