The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 22 12 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 28.21% 34.29% 18.67%
As % of the Vendors category 44.00% 60.00% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 39
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £57,000
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 Rickmansworth region.

Vendors Category
Rickmansworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50 20 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 64.10% 57.14% 61.78%
Number of salaries quoted 44 19 101
Average salary £65,000 £38,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.83% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Rickmansworth region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 25 (65.79%) MS Office
1 25 (65.79%) MS Excel
2 23 (60.53%) Finance
3 19 (50.00%) SQL
4 16 (42.11%) Shell Script
5 14 (36.84%) Windows
5 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
6 12 (31.58%) Oracle
6 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
7 11 (28.95%) Scrum
7 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (28.95%) TDD
7 11 (28.95%) Linux
7 11 (28.95%) UNIX
7 11 (28.95%) FTP
7 11 (28.95%) SSH
7 11 (28.95%) PuTTY
7 11 (28.95%) WinSCP
7 11 (28.95%) .NET
7 11 (28.95%) Middleware
7 11 (28.95%) Oracle Fusion
7 11 (28.95%) Toad
7 11 (28.95%) JIRA
7 11 (28.95%) Tivoli
8 8 (21.05%) HTML
9 7 (18.42%) XML
9 7 (18.42%) XSL
9 7 (18.42%) Ajax
9 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 7 (18.42%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.89%) TPMS
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (65.79%) MS Office
1 25 (65.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) FTP
1 11 (28.95%) SSH
1 11 (28.95%) PuTTY
1 11 (28.95%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) JIRA
1 11 (28.95%) Toad
2 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.53%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (10.53%) NUnit
General
1 23 (60.53%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Software Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Software Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Environment Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Capacity Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Environment Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.63%) DevOps Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
1 11 (28.95%) Middleware
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (21.05%) HTML
3 7 (18.42%) Ajax
3 7 (18.42%) XML
3 7 (18.42%) XSL
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (10.53%) Castle Windsor
4 4 (10.53%) NHibernate
4 4 (10.53%) WCF
4 4 (10.53%) MonoRail
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Tandem
2 3 (7.89%) iPad
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) UNIX
3 5 (13.16%) Solaris
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (28.95%) TDD
1 11 (28.95%) Scrum
2 7 (18.42%) Web Development
2 7 (18.42%) Pair Programming
2 7 (18.42%) OO
2 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (18.42%) User Stories
3 5 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (13.16%) Performance Testing
3 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) Operations Management
4 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.53%) MVC
4 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development
5 3 (7.89%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (7.89%) Coaching
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) Shell Script
3 7 (18.42%) C#
3 7 (18.42%) C++
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) Perl
4 5 (13.16%) AWK
4 5 (13.16%) Korn
4 5 (13.16%) VBA
5 4 (10.53%) VB
5 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) MCP
1 3 (7.89%) MCSE
1 3 (7.89%) MCSA
1 3 (7.89%) CCNA
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (7.89%) MCTS
1 3 (7.89%) MCITP
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco
2 3 (7.89%) VMware
2 3 (7.89%) Planview
3 1 (2.63%) Sun
3 1 (2.63%) BEA