The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Letchworth 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 16 7 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 4.08% 15.63% 9.09%
As % of the Vendors category 6.06% 31.25% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 9
Average salary £48,750 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% +25.00%
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 Letchworth region.

Vendors Category
Letchworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33 16 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 67.35% 50.00% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 50
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Letchworth

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Letchworth

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Letchworth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Letchworth region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Letchworth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Letchworth 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 (57.14%) Oracle
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (28.57%) SugarCRM
5 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Automotive
5 4 (28.57%) CRM
5 4 (28.57%) PHP
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
6 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
7 2 (14.29%) System Testing
7 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
7 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Logistics
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
7 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (14.29%) JCAPS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Letchworth 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 (28.57%) SugarCRM
2 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (14.29%) JCAPS
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) InfoPath
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Rational Rose
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Automotive
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Help Desk Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Help Desk Support
2 5 (35.71%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) JMS
3 2 (14.29%) MSMQ
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (14.29%) WSDL
3 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) EAI
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) Logistics
4 2 (14.29%) Presales
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) EAM
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) MCP
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MOS
2 1 (7.14%) CBAP
2 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 2 (14.29%) Sun
3 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 2 (14.29%) webMethods
4 1 (7.14%) Ventyx