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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hoddesdon 50.00% 9.52% 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category 83.33% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £23,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.77% -25.00%
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
6 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hoddesdon 60.00% 19.05% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Average salary £23,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.77% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Hoddesdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Hoddesdon region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Hoddesdon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hoddesdon

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) A+ Certification
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) XMPP
3 3 (42.86%) Smartphone
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server
4 1 (14.29%) Life Science
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus
4 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hoddesdon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) A+ Certification
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP