The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Letchworth region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 19.35% 8.16% 2.33%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% 20.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £39,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.82% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Letchworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 51.61% 40.82% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 43 20 3
Average salary £34,000 £28,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Hertfordshire

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 31 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Letchworth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) MS Exchange
3 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 20 (52.63%) Citrix
4 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
5 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
5 13 (34.21%) VMware
5 13 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (31.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 12 (31.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (31.58%) SharePoint
6 12 (31.58%) NetApp
6 12 (31.58%) ISA Server
6 12 (31.58%) Symantec
7 11 (28.95%) MS Office
8 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
8 8 (21.05%) NetScaler
9 2 (5.26%) ITIL
9 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
9 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
9 2 (5.26%) Kindle
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (2.63%) MBCS
10 1 (2.63%) PDA
10 1 (2.63%) Firewall
10 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
10 1 (2.63%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 24 (63.16%) MS Exchange
2 13 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (31.58%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (31.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
2 8 (21.05%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Server Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Technical Support
3 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Exchange Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Technical Support Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Citrix Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Support Manager
6 2 (5.26%) IT Support Manager
6 2 (5.26%) IT Support
7 1 (2.63%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Kindle
2 1 (2.63%) PDA
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (2.63%) Resource Management
3 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.63%) Fault Management
3 1 (2.63%) Business Development
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) MBCS
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MCP
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Citrix
2 13 (34.21%) VMware
3 12 (31.58%) NetApp
3 12 (31.58%) Symantec
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) BMC
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