The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Witham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 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 Witham 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank - 8 3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Witham - 5.56% 81.82%
As % of the Vendors category - 5.88% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 9
Average salary - £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Witham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Witham 33.33% 94.44% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 9
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +81.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £41,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Essex

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Witham

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Witham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Witham

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Witham

Microsoft
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Witham

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Witham 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Witham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Witham 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP