The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hitchin region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 5.88% - 11.11%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% - 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £22,000 - £37,500
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 Hitchin region.

Vendors Category
Hitchin
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 58.82% 34.21% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 12
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Hitchin

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Hitchin

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hitchin 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (77.78%) Kanban
2 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
2 7 (77.78%) Retail
2 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 7 (77.78%) C
2 7 (77.78%) MS Project
2 7 (77.78%) PMI
2 7 (77.78%) PMP
2 7 (77.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) BEA
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Micro Focus
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Struts
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL
3 1 (11.11%) Delphi
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hitchin 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 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Tuxedo
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) AquaLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) PBX
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Technical Project Manager
1 7 (77.78%) Project Manager
1 7 (77.78%) Technical Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Struts
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) JSF
1 1 (11.11%) JPA
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) PMI
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 7 (77.78%) Kanban
2 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C
2 1 (11.11%) COBOL
2 1 (11.11%) Delphi
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) PMP
1 7 (77.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) BEA
1 1 (11.11%) Micro Focus
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter