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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 19 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 15 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 10.14% 30.26% 22.12%
As % of the Vendors category 23.08% 47.92% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 21
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £25,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £35,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
65 48 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 43.92% 63.16% 55.77%
Number of salaries quoted 61 38 53
Average salary £55,000 £35,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.92% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,500 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 22 (70.97%) MS Office
1 22 (70.97%) Finance
2 20 (64.52%) MS Excel
3 18 (58.06%) SQL
4 16 (51.61%) QA
5 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (32.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (29.03%) MS Visio
7 9 (29.03%) Test Planning
7 9 (29.03%) Degree
7 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
8 8 (25.81%) Linux
8 8 (25.81%) UNIX
8 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
9 7 (22.58%) ISEB
9 7 (22.58%) HP UFT
9 7 (22.58%) Project Management
9 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
9 7 (22.58%) System Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Time Management
9 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
9 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (19.35%) Selenium
11 5 (16.13%) Windows
11 5 (16.13%) ITIL
12 4 (12.90%) Java

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) TPMS
2 1 (3.23%) Lync
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (70.97%) MS Office
2 20 (64.52%) MS Excel
3 10 (32.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (29.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) HP UFT
2 6 (19.35%) Selenium
3 4 (12.90%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (70.97%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Test Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Product Specialist
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Systems Accountant
6 3 (9.68%) Coordinator
6 3 (9.68%) IT Support
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Graduate
7 2 (6.45%) Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) XML
1 1 (3.23%) XSL
1 1 (3.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
1 8 (25.81%) UNIX
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (29.03%) Test Planning
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Project Management
4 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
4 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
4 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
4 7 (22.58%) System Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Time Management
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.45%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Release Management
9 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) VBA
3 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.23%) AWK
3 1 (3.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 7 (22.58%) ISEB
2 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (51.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Planview
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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