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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harpenden 50.00% 6.67% 69.57%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 100.00% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 11
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
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 Harpenden region.

Vendors Category
Harpenden
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harpenden 50.00% 6.67% 82.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 14
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in Harpenden

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harpenden by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sage