The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bishop's Stortford 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 2 17 4
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bishop's Stortford 25.00% 2.22% 55.56%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 4.17% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 14
Average salary £29,750 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.88% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £45,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Bishop's Stortford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
6 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bishop's Stortford 75.00% 53.33% 59.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 15
Average salary £35,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £24,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £42,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bishop's Stortford

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bishop's Stortford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bishop's Stortford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Bishop's Stortford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bishop's Stortford

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

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bishop's Stortford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bishop's Stortford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bishop's Stortford 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 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Informatics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Swing
2 1 (25.00%) Python

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bishop's Stortford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bishop's Stortford 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) Swing
1 1 (25.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Informatics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) CommVault
1 1 (25.00%) Sage
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec