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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 9.38% 12.20% 27.69%
As % of the Vendors category 17.65% 28.57% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 18
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +41.66%
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 Letchworth region.

Vendors Category
Letchworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
17 35 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 53.13% 42.68% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 26
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) MCSE
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
5 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (26.32%) Change Control
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (21.05%) X-Windows
6 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
7 3 (15.79%) MS Office
7 3 (15.79%) UNIX
7 3 (15.79%) VoIP
7 3 (15.79%) DHCP
7 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) VPN
7 3 (15.79%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco
7 3 (15.79%) IBM
7 3 (15.79%) EMC
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (15.79%) Firewall
7 3 (15.79%) Wireless
7 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (15.79%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) VoIP
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) Wireless
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
1 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Change Control
2 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Document Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) MCSE
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCTS
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
3 1 (5.26%) MBCS
3 1 (5.26%) VCP4
3 1 (5.26%) VCAP
3 1 (5.26%) VCP5
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) EMC