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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 113 119 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 30.87% 32.60% 29.44%
As % of the Vendors category 61.08% 59.20% 54.02%
Number of salaries quoted 109 114 116
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £50,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
185 201 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 50.55% 55.07% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 170 182 184
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £52,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 18 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Woking

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 153 (51.34%) MS Excel
2 143 (47.99%) .NET
3 134 (44.97%) C#
4 127 (42.62%) SQL
5 126 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (38.26%) SQL Server
6 114 (38.26%) ASP.NET
7 98 (32.89%) Security Cleared
8 96 (32.21%) Web Services
9 94 (31.54%) HTML
10 89 (29.87%) SharePoint
11 87 (29.19%) Windows
12 82 (27.52%) WCF
13 80 (26.85%) .NET Framework
13 80 (26.85%) XML
14 78 (26.17%) VB.NET
15 77 (25.84%) SC Cleared
16 67 (22.48%) SOAP
17 60 (20.13%) Degree
18 58 (19.46%) CTC Cleared
19 50 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
20 48 (16.11%) Document Management
21 47 (15.77%) Java
22 45 (15.10%) JavaScript
23 43 (14.43%) System Testing
23 43 (14.43%) Open Source
23 43 (14.43%) WF
24 41 (13.76%) Oracle
25 40 (13.42%) PRINCE2
26 36 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 89 (29.87%) SharePoint
2 25 (8.39%) MediaWiki
3 13 (4.36%) IIS
4 8 (2.68%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (2.35%) CMS
6 5 (1.68%) Joomla!
6 5 (1.68%) Lync
7 4 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 153 (51.34%) MS Excel
2 36 (12.08%) MS Office
3 13 (4.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.36%) MS Project
5 5 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.68%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.67%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.67%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.68%) SaaS
4 4 (1.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.04%) SAN
2 15 (5.03%) Firewall
3 9 (3.02%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.34%) VPN
4 4 (1.34%) DNS
4 4 (1.34%) DHCP
5 3 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.01%) LAN
5 3 (1.01%) VoIP
5 3 (1.01%) WAN
6 2 (0.67%) HTTP
6 2 (0.67%) Internet
6 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.67%) VLAN
7 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.34%) Wireless
7 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.34%) 3G
7 1 (0.34%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (38.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.35%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.35%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.34%) MySQL
8 4 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.34%) MS Access
9 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.01%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.01%) OLAP
10 2 (0.67%) Snowflake Schema
10 2 (0.67%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.67%) Big Data
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.02%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.35%) NUnit
4 5 (1.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (1.34%) JIRA
5 4 (1.34%) MSTest
6 2 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.67%) Serena SBM
7 1 (0.34%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (8.05%) Finance
2 13 (4.36%) Marketing
3 6 (2.01%) Advertising
4 4 (1.34%) Back Office
4 4 (1.34%) French Language
5 3 (1.01%) Banking
6 2 (0.67%) Billing
6 2 (0.67%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (31.54%) Developer
2 57 (19.13%) Analyst
3 55 (18.46%) .NET Developer
4 45 (15.10%) C# Developer
5 43 (14.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (13.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 33 (11.07%) ASP.NET Developer
8 29 (9.73%) Team Leader
9 26 (8.72%) Support Engineer
10 25 (8.39%) Consultant
11 20 (6.71%) Support Analyst
12 19 (6.38%) .NET Team Leader
13 18 (6.04%) Business Analyst
14 17 (5.70%) Programmer
15 16 (5.37%) Project Manager
16 15 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
16 15 (5.03%) SharePoint Consultant
17 13 (4.36%) 1st Line Support
17 13 (4.36%) Analyst Programmer
17 13 (4.36%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (47.99%) .NET
2 114 (38.26%) ASP.NET
3 96 (32.21%) Web Services
4 94 (31.54%) HTML
5 82 (27.52%) WCF
6 80 (26.85%) .NET Framework
6 80 (26.85%) XML
7 67 (22.48%) SOAP
8 43 (14.43%) WF
9 36 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (8.72%) Spring
10 26 (8.72%) Hibernate
11 22 (7.38%) jQuery
11 22 (7.38%) HTML5
11 22 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 19 (6.38%) CSS
13 10 (3.36%) Razor View Engine
14 8 (2.68%) WPF
15 7 (2.35%) J2EE
16 6 (2.01%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (14.43%) Open Source
3 12 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.01%) Social Media
6 5 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.34%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.01%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.01%) EPoS
9 2 (0.67%) Replication
10 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.34%) CCTV
10 1 (0.34%) Blog
10 1 (0.34%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 87 (29.19%) Windows
2 26 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (7.05%) Windows 7
4 18 (6.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.68%) Windows Vista
7 7 (2.35%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.68%) Solaris
9 3 (1.01%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.34%) Android
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (16.11%) Document Management
3 43 (14.43%) System Testing
4 40 (13.42%) PRINCE2
5 35 (11.74%) Scrum
6 33 (11.07%) ITIL
7 32 (10.74%) MVC
8 26 (8.72%) Project Management
9 24 (8.05%) Business Analysis
10 20 (6.71%) Mentoring
11 19 (6.38%) Waterfall
11 19 (6.38%) Business Development
12 18 (6.04%) Coaching
12 18 (6.04%) Automated Testing
12 18 (6.04%) TDD
13 16 (5.37%) Software Testing
14 15 (5.03%) Software Engineering
15 13 (4.36%) Service Delivery
16 11 (3.69%) Incident Management
16 11 (3.69%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (44.97%) C#
2 127 (42.62%) SQL
3 78 (26.17%) VB.NET
4 47 (15.77%) Java
5 45 (15.10%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.03%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.36%) C
8 5 (1.68%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.01%) VB
9 3 (1.01%) C++
9 3 (1.01%) Perl
10 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.34%) PHP
11 1 (0.34%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 98 (32.89%) Security Cleared
2 77 (25.84%) SC Cleared
3 60 (20.13%) Degree
4 58 (19.46%) CTC Cleared
5 26 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (4.36%) ISTQB
6 13 (4.36%) CCA
6 13 (4.36%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (3.36%) A+ Certification
7 10 (3.36%) MCP
8 8 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (2.68%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (2.68%) MCTS
9 7 (2.35%) ISEB
10 6 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (1.68%) CISA
11 5 (1.68%) CISM
11 5 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.68%) CISSP
12 2 (0.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.38%) SLA
2 7 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.01%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.01%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 36 (12.08%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.05%) Hyper-V
3 20 (6.71%) XenApp
4 19 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (6.38%) XenDesktop
5 17 (5.70%) XenServer
6 2 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.67%) vSphere
6 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (6.71%) SCCM
2 14 (4.70%) WSUS
3 2 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 41 (13.76%) Oracle
2 28 (9.40%) Citrix
3 25 (8.39%) VMware
4 16 (5.37%) HP
4 16 (5.37%) Dell
5 14 (4.70%) Nimsoft
6 5 (1.68%) MathWorks
7 4 (1.34%) Telerik
7 4 (1.34%) Red Gate
7 4 (1.34%) Yahoo!
7 4 (1.34%) Google
8 2 (0.67%) Progress
8 2 (0.67%) Sage
8 2 (0.67%) Cisco
8 2 (0.67%) Adobe
8 2 (0.67%) Serena
8 2 (0.67%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.34%) Logi Analytics
9 1 (0.34%) EMC
9 1 (0.34%) Avaya
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