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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 25.81% 14.10% 9.09%
As % of the Vendors category 51.61% 40.74% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 10
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £42,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £64,100
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 Rickmansworth region.

Vendors Category
Rickmansworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
31 27 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 50.00% 34.62% 55.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 50
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £11,750 £38,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 28 (71.79%) MS Excel
2 20 (51.28%) MS Office
3 13 (33.33%) Windows
3 13 (33.33%) Finance
4 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 11 (28.21%) Oracle
6 9 (23.08%) SQL
6 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
7 8 (20.51%) Castle Windsor
7 8 (20.51%) Web Application Development
7 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (20.51%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (20.51%) NHibernate
7 8 (20.51%) WCF
7 8 (20.51%) MonoRail
7 8 (20.51%) VB
7 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
7 8 (20.51%) .NET
7 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
7 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
7 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
7 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (20.51%) Scrum
7 8 (20.51%) MVC
7 8 (20.51%) Tandem
7 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (20.51%) TDD
7 8 (20.51%) NUnit
8 7 (17.95%) SSH
8 7 (17.95%) Tivoli

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (7.69%) TPMS
2 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (71.79%) MS Excel
2 20 (51.28%) MS Office
3 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) FTP
1 7 (17.95%) SSH
1 7 (17.95%) PuTTY
1 7 (17.95%) WinSCP
2 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) NUnit
1 8 (20.51%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (17.95%) Toad
2 7 (17.95%) JIRA
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Developer
3 8 (20.51%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Environment Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Capacity Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Support
6 4 (10.26%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (10.26%) Service Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) IT Support
8 1 (2.56%) DevOps Manager
8 1 (2.56%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Product Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Customer Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
1 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
1 8 (20.51%) NHibernate
1 8 (20.51%) WCF
1 8 (20.51%) MonoRail
1 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (20.51%) Castle Windsor
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (17.95%) Middleware
3 2 (5.13%) J2EE
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Tandem
2 5 (12.82%) iPad
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.95%) UNIX
3 7 (17.95%) Linux
4 5 (12.82%) Solaris
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) MVC
1 8 (20.51%) Scrum
1 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (20.51%) TDD
1 8 (20.51%) Web Application Development
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) Operations Management
3 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
3 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (12.82%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.69%) Demand Forecasting
4 3 (7.69%) Coaching
4 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.13%) Business Development
5 2 (5.13%) Network Management
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
2 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) VB
3 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
4 5 (12.82%) VBA
4 5 (12.82%) AWK
4 5 (12.82%) Korn
4 5 (12.82%) Perl
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Citrix
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Planview
4 2 (5.13%) BEA
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) VocaLink
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