The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hoddesdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hoddesdon 12.00% - 17.39%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £22,500 - £60,000
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 Hoddesdon region.

Vendors Category
Hoddesdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hoddesdon 20.00% 18.18% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Average salary £21,500 £27,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% -54.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Hoddesdon

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Hoddesdon

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Hoddesdon

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Hoddesdon

Microsoft
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Hoddesdon

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hoddesdon 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 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) XMPP
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hoddesdon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hoddesdon 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix