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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 21 2
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 7.14% 7.63% 31.08%
As % of the Vendors category 18.18% 12.16% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 20
Average salary £52,500 £34,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.41% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £23,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £40,000 £45,000
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
11 74 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 39.29% 62.71% 67.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 74 47
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,400 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Letchworth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) EMC
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) MCSE
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (20.00%) Android
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (20.00%) Change Control
7 2 (20.00%) Lync
7 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (20.00%) MCTS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (20.00%) Lync
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (10.00%) GCC
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) X-Windows
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) PMI
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) Android
6 1 (10.00%) AIX
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCTS
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MBCS
3 1 (10.00%) VCP4
3 1 (10.00%) VCAP
3 1 (10.00%) VCP5
3 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco