The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Windsor region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 6 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 11.93% 8.82% 35.71%
As % of the Vendors category 26.53% 21.43% 66.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 44
Average salary £31,000 £42,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.19% -23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £29,500 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Windsor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
49 28 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 44.95% 41.18% 53.97%
Number of salaries quoted 43 28 60
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,750 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 31 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Windsor

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (66.67%) C#
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
1 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (61.11%) CSS
2 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (50.00%) WCF
4 8 (44.44%) SOAP
4 8 (44.44%) XML
4 8 (44.44%) Windows
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) Legal
6 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (27.78%) MCP
6 5 (27.78%) CRM
6 5 (27.78%) MCSA
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) Ajax

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (22.22%) IIS
3 3 (16.67%) CMS
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (16.67%) Lync
4 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (11.11%) Drupal
4 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
5 1 (5.56%) Joomla!
5 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Pivotal CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
1 7 (38.89%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Junior
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Junior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Manager
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support
5 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
1 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (61.11%) CSS
2 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 9 (50.00%) WCF
4 8 (44.44%) SOAP
4 8 (44.44%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) Ajax
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) XSLT
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (11.11%) Ext JS
9 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
9 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) CRM
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) B2B
3 3 (16.67%) B2C
3 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) SEO
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (27.78%) MCP
1 5 (27.78%) MCSA
2 3 (16.67%) MCDST
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) MCTS
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (11.11%) MCITP
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Avaya
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) Google