The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 102 120 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 38.93% 29.41% 19.14%
As % of the Vendors category 61.82% 54.55% 58.46%
Number of salaries quoted 99 114 70
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,850 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Surrey

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

Vendors Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
165 220 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 62.98% 53.92% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 149 212 114
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Woking

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Woking region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Woking

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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.

1 108 (48.87%) MS Excel
2 96 (43.44%) Windows
3 78 (35.29%) .NET
4 59 (26.70%) SQL Server
4 59 (26.70%) C#
5 58 (26.24%) HTML
6 56 (25.34%) SQL
7 53 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (22.17%) Citrix
8 49 (22.17%) ASP.NET
8 49 (22.17%) Security Cleared
9 46 (20.81%) Analytical Skills
10 44 (19.91%) MS Office
11 43 (19.46%) Active Directory
12 42 (19.00%) SC Cleared
12 42 (19.00%) Degree
13 38 (17.19%) Windows 7
14 37 (16.74%) XML
14 37 (16.74%) ITIL
14 37 (16.74%) Java
14 37 (16.74%) SharePoint
15 33 (14.93%) Web Services
16 32 (14.48%) VB.NET
16 32 (14.48%) VMware
16 32 (14.48%) CTC Cleared
17 30 (13.57%) XenApp
17 30 (13.57%) XenDesktop
17 30 (13.57%) MS Exchange
18 29 (13.12%) SLA
18 29 (13.12%) MS PowerPoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 37 (16.74%) SharePoint
2 30 (13.57%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.98%) MediaWiki
4 10 (4.52%) IIS
5 9 (4.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.71%) Lync
7 5 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.36%) CMS
9 3 (1.36%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.90%) Mule
10 2 (0.90%) Confluence
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 108 (48.87%) MS Excel
2 44 (19.91%) MS Office
3 29 (13.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.36%) MS Project
4 3 (1.36%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.90%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (4.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.52%) Office 365
2 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.86%) Firewall
2 21 (9.50%) TCP/IP
3 17 (7.69%) VoIP
4 16 (7.24%) DHCP
4 16 (7.24%) DNS
5 15 (6.79%) WAN
5 15 (6.79%) LAN
6 10 (4.52%) SAN
7 4 (1.81%) VLAN
7 4 (1.81%) VPN
8 2 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.90%) Network Security
8 2 (0.90%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.90%) HSRP
8 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.90%) IPsec
8 2 (0.90%) S/MIME
8 2 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (26.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (3.62%) MS Access
2 8 (3.62%) MySQL
3 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.90%) Big Data
7 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.45%) OLAP
8 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.43%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.07%) Eclipse
3 9 (4.07%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.07%) JIRA
4 4 (1.81%) MSTest
4 4 (1.81%) NUnit
5 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.36%) Selenium
6 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (4.98%) Finance
2 8 (3.62%) Back Office
3 7 (3.17%) Marketing
4 3 (1.36%) Retail
5 1 (0.45%) Billing
5 1 (0.45%) Local Government
5 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (25.34%) Analyst
2 44 (19.91%) Support Analyst
3 37 (16.74%) Support Engineer
4 36 (16.29%) Developer
5 23 (10.41%) 1st Line Support
6 20 (9.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 19 (8.60%) Team Leader
8 17 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 16 (7.24%) Consultant
10 14 (6.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 13 (5.88%) C# Developer
11 13 (5.88%) Administrator
11 13 (5.88%) Web Developer
12 12 (5.43%) .NET Developer
13 11 (4.98%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (4.98%) Service Analyst
13 11 (4.98%) Analyst Programmer
13 11 (4.98%) Programmer
13 11 (4.98%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (35.29%) .NET
2 58 (26.24%) HTML
3 49 (22.17%) ASP.NET
4 37 (16.74%) XML
5 33 (14.93%) Web Services
6 28 (12.67%) SOAP
7 26 (11.76%) WCF
8 25 (11.31%) .NET Framework
9 15 (6.79%) CSS
9 15 (6.79%) WF
10 14 (6.33%) HTML5
11 11 (4.98%) Hibernate
11 11 (4.98%) Spring
12 9 (4.07%) J2EE
12 9 (4.07%) WPF
13 8 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (1.81%) jQuery
14 4 (1.81%) LINQ
15 3 (1.36%) DHTML
15 3 (1.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.81%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.14%) Blackberry
3 16 (7.24%) Open Source
4 11 (4.98%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.17%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.26%) Clustering
8 4 (1.81%) iPhone
8 4 (1.81%) Replication
8 4 (1.81%) EPoS
9 3 (1.36%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.36%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.90%) PMI
11 1 (0.45%) CCTV
11 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 96 (43.44%) Windows
2 38 (17.19%) Windows 7
3 15 (6.79%) Windows 8
3 15 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.98%) Mac OS
6 8 (3.62%) Windows Vista
6 8 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.36%) Android
8 2 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.45%) UNIX
9 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.74%) ITIL
3 27 (12.22%) Document Management
4 26 (11.76%) Service Management
5 22 (9.95%) Scrum
6 17 (7.69%) MVC
7 16 (7.24%) Line Management
7 16 (7.24%) Mentoring
7 16 (7.24%) Coaching
8 15 (6.79%) PRINCE2
8 15 (6.79%) System Testing
9 14 (6.33%) Software Engineering
9 14 (6.33%) Information Security
10 13 (5.88%) Service Delivery
10 13 (5.88%) Project Planning
11 12 (5.43%) Automated Testing
11 12 (5.43%) TDD
12 11 (4.98%) ITSM
12 11 (4.98%) Incident Management
12 11 (4.98%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 59 (26.70%) C#
2 56 (25.34%) SQL
3 37 (16.74%) Java
4 32 (14.48%) VB.NET
5 20 (9.05%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.52%) C
6 10 (4.52%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.52%) VB
7 9 (4.07%) PHP
8 5 (2.26%) C++
9 4 (1.81%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.36%) Perl
11 1 (0.45%) Delphi
11 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (22.17%) Security Cleared
2 42 (19.00%) SC Cleared
2 42 (19.00%) Degree
3 32 (14.48%) CTC Cleared
4 27 (12.22%) MCP
5 22 (9.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (9.95%) A+ Certification
6 9 (4.07%) ISEB
7 8 (3.62%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (3.17%) CISSP
8 7 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.17%) SSCP
8 7 (3.17%) ISTQB
8 7 (3.17%) GIAC
8 7 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.81%) CCNA
10 3 (1.36%) MCSE
11 2 (0.90%) MCTS
11 2 (0.90%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.12%) SLA
2 9 (4.07%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 43 (19.46%) Active Directory
2 30 (13.57%) XenApp
2 30 (13.57%) XenDesktop
3 23 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 14 (6.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (2.71%) vSphere
7 4 (1.81%) XenServer
8 3 (1.36%) UAG
8 3 (1.36%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (11.31%) SCCM
2 5 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.81%) SCOM
4 3 (1.36%) WSUS
5 1 (0.45%) Nagios
5 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 49 (22.17%) Citrix
2 32 (14.48%) VMware
3 18 (8.14%) HP
4 17 (7.69%) Oracle
5 9 (4.07%) Dell
6 8 (3.62%) SAP
7 7 (3.17%) Cisco
8 4 (1.81%) Red Gate
8 4 (1.81%) Telerik
8 4 (1.81%) MathWorks
9 3 (1.36%) Nimsoft
10 2 (0.90%) SonicWALL
10 2 (0.90%) Adobe
10 2 (0.90%) Sun
10 2 (0.90%) Sage
10 2 (0.90%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.45%) EMC
11 1 (0.45%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.45%) Tableau
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