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 20 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 15 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 22.06% 9.38% 12.78%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 31.58% 22.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 22
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £26,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £65,000
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
30 19 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 44.12% 29.69% 56.11%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 76
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,500
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 20 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 31 (75.61%) MS Excel
2 21 (51.22%) MS Office
3 15 (36.59%) Shell Script
4 14 (34.15%) Finance
5 13 (31.71%) Oracle
5 13 (31.71%) Windows
6 11 (26.83%) SQL
6 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
7 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
8 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
8 8 (19.51%) ITIL
8 8 (19.51%) VB
8 8 (19.51%) VB.NET
8 8 (19.51%) .NET
8 8 (19.51%) Linux
8 8 (19.51%) UNIX
8 8 (19.51%) FTP
8 8 (19.51%) Toad
8 8 (19.51%) Middleware
8 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (19.51%) Tivoli
8 8 (19.51%) Scrum
8 8 (19.51%) MVC
8 8 (19.51%) Tandem
8 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (19.51%) TDD
8 8 (19.51%) NUnit
8 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (19.51%) Castle Windsor
8 8 (19.51%) Web Application Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (7.32%) WebLogic
1 3 (7.32%) TPMS
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 31 (75.61%) MS Excel
2 21 (51.22%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) FTP
1 8 (19.51%) SSH
1 8 (19.51%) PuTTY
1 8 (19.51%) WinSCP
2 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Toad
1 8 (19.51%) NUnit
1 8 (19.51%) JIRA
1 8 (19.51%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Support Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Developer
3 8 (19.51%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Environment Manager
4 7 (17.07%) Performance Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Capacity Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Support
6 4 (9.76%) Service Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (2.44%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) IT Support
8 1 (2.44%) DevOps Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
1 8 (19.51%) Middleware
1 8 (19.51%) NHibernate
1 8 (19.51%) WCF
1 8 (19.51%) MonoRail
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle Fusion
1 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (19.51%) Castle Windsor
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Tandem
2 5 (12.20%) iPad
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (19.51%) UNIX
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
3 7 (17.07%) Solaris
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
1 8 (19.51%) MVC
1 8 (19.51%) Scrum
1 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (19.51%) TDD
1 8 (19.51%) Web Application Development
2 7 (17.07%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (17.07%) Operations Management
2 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
2 7 (17.07%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (7.32%) Resource Management
3 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
3 3 (7.32%) Project Management
3 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
3 3 (7.32%) Demand Forecasting
3 3 (7.32%) Coaching
4 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.88%) Business Development
4 2 (4.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) Shell Script
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) VB
3 8 (19.51%) VB.NET
4 7 (17.07%) VBA
4 7 (17.07%) AWK
4 7 (17.07%) Korn
4 7 (17.07%) Perl
5 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.44%) MCTS
2 1 (2.44%) MCITP
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) MCP
2 1 (2.44%) MCSE
2 1 (2.44%) MCSA
2 1 (2.44%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) Citrix
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Planview
4 3 (7.32%) BEA
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) Sun
5 1 (2.44%) VocaLink