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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Potters Bar 47.06% 33.33% 37.50%
As % of the Vendors category 72.73% 40.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 18
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -22.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £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
11 5 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Potters Bar 64.71% 83.33% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 36
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £50,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +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 28 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Potters Bar

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Potters Bar

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
4 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
4 8 (38.10%) MCSE
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) Clustering
5 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) DHCP
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Potters Bar by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) IT Support
5 3 (14.29%) Support Technician
6 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 2 (9.52%) Junior
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) IT Technician
6 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) WinForms
2 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) WCF
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
4 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) UML
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) OOD
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.76%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) VB
3 2 (9.52%) VB6
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (38.10%) MCSE
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) MCSA
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco