The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the M4 Corridor with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South East / M4 Corridor
Rank - - 3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor - - 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category - - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the M4 Corridor.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
M4 Corridor
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 0 3 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the M4 Corridor - 42.86% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Median salary - £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the M4 Corridor

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in the M4 Corridor

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in the M4 Corridor.

Salary trend for Microsoft in the M4 Corridor

Microsoft
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the M4 Corridor region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) CommVault
1 1 (50.00%) MOF
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Dell Compellent
1 1 (50.00%) NetVault Backup
1 1 (50.00%) KYC
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Client Onboarding

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Client Onboarding
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) KYC
1 1 (50.00%) MOF
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CommVault
1 1 (50.00%) Dell Compellent
1 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (50.00%) VMware