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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Potters Bar 30.23% 45.45% 13.04%
As % of the Vendors category 54.17% 50.00% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 3
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -30.00%
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 Potters Bar region.

Vendors Category
Potters Bar
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Potters Bar 55.81% 90.91% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 22
Average salary £35,000 £65,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.15% +57.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Potters Bar

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
4 10 (47.62%) MCSE
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) .NET
5 9 (42.86%) Finance
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (38.10%) Degree
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
7 6 (28.57%) Clustering
8 5 (23.81%) ERD
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco
8 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (23.81%) VBA
8 5 (23.81%) MS Office
8 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Potters Bar by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) DBA
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Developer
3 5 (23.81%) SQL DBA
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) WinForms
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 3 (14.29%) WCF
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 5 (23.81%) ERD
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) UML
4 3 (14.29%) OOD
4 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
2 5 (23.81%) VBA
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (47.62%) MCSE
3 8 (38.10%) Degree
4 5 (23.81%) MCSA
4 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
1 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco