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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bishop's Stortford 27.27% 13.33% 27.91%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 30.77% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 12
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
5 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bishop's Stortford 45.45% 43.33% 53.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 23
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bishop's Stortford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Support Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) VMware