The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Potters Bar region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Potters Bar 35.71% 31.58% 22.73%
As % of the Vendors category 83.33% 50.00% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 5
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £25,000 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £30,000 £50,000
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 Potters Bar region.

Vendors Category
Potters Bar
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
6 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Potters Bar 42.86% 63.16% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 9
Average salary £27,125 £30,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £25,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £61,250 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Potters Bar

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Potters Bar

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Potters Bar

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Potters Bar

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Potters Bar

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Potters Bar region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Potters Bar

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Potters Bar

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Potters Bar 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
4 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 6 (31.58%) DHCP
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (21.05%) Time Management
6 4 (21.05%) Office 365
6 4 (21.05%) HTML
6 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
6 4 (21.05%) MS Office

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Potters Bar by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Potters Bar 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 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) VoIP
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) DMZ
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Billing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) IT Support
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Technician
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) jQuery
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) WinForms
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (15.79%) JSON
3 3 (15.79%) WCF
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) COM
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.53%) PDA
2 2 (10.53%) iPhone
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Android
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Time Management
2 3 (15.79%) OOD
2 3 (15.79%) UML
2 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) VB6
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) MCSA
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) VMware