The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Harpenden region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 27 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harpenden 1.92% 11.11% -
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £21,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 Harpenden region.

Vendors Category
Harpenden
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harpenden 17.31% 11.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £20,750 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Harpenden

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Harpenden

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Harpenden

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Harpenden

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harpenden

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Harpenden 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
1 6 (75.00%) ITSM
1 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
1 6 (75.00%) Altiris
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) SMTP
3 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 8

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harpenden by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Harpenden 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) IIS
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (25.00%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Consultant
1 6 (75.00%) Software Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Asset Management Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Management Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) LAMP
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (50.00%) CMDB
1 4 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
1 6 (75.00%) ITSM
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (50.00%) Data Transformation
3 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Software Asset Management
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Line Management
5 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) Presales
5 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Altiris
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) FrontRange
2 4 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) SAP