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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 30.36% 7.27% 22.22%
As % of the Vendors category 40.48% 21.05% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 8
Average salary £35,500 £33,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.97% -25.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,700 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £35,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
42 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 75.00% 34.55% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 18
Average salary £42,500 £26,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.37% -27.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 28 (75.68%) MS Exchange
3 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
4 19 (51.35%) VMware
5 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
7 11 (29.73%) MS Office
7 11 (29.73%) Citrix
8 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
8 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
8 9 (24.32%) NetApp
8 9 (24.32%) ISA Server
8 9 (24.32%) Symantec
8 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
8 9 (24.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (24.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (21.62%) MCSE
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (13.51%) Change Control
13 4 (10.81%) X-Windows
13 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
14 3 (8.11%) UNIX
14 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
14 3 (8.11%) VoIP
14 3 (8.11%) VPN
14 3 (8.11%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 28 (75.68%) MS Exchange
2 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
3 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (24.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (8.11%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) VPN
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) Wireless
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (8.11%) VoIP
3 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
1 12 (32.43%) Server Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Support Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Technical Support
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Technical Support Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Technical Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Exchange Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support
7 2 (5.41%) Support Manager
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Change Control
2 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL
2 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
2 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.70%) Document Management
3 1 (2.70%) Business Development
3 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
3 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.70%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) MCSE
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.11%) MCTS
3 3 (8.11%) MCITP
4 2 (5.41%) MBCS
4 2 (5.41%) MCP
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.70%) VCP4
5 1 (2.70%) VCAP
5 1 (2.70%) VCP5
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) ISA Server
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) VMware
2 11 (29.73%) Citrix
3 9 (24.32%) NetApp
3 9 (24.32%) Symantec
4 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) BMC
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