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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 21 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 30.00% 37.93% 15.50%
As % of the Vendors category 42.86% 57.89% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 26
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £50,000 £43,750
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
49 19 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 70.00% 65.52% 56.50%
Number of salaries quoted 42 18 84
Average salary £72,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,700 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 26 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 25 (69.44%) MS Excel
1 25 (69.44%) Finance
2 24 (66.67%) MS Office
3 21 (58.33%) SQL
4 17 (47.22%) Shell Script
5 16 (44.44%) Windows
6 12 (33.33%) Oracle
6 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 11 (30.56%) Oracle Fusion
7 11 (30.56%) JIRA
7 11 (30.56%) PuTTY
7 11 (30.56%) WinSCP
7 11 (30.56%) Linux
7 11 (30.56%) FTP
7 11 (30.56%) Toad
7 11 (30.56%) UNIX
7 11 (30.56%) Middleware
7 11 (30.56%) Tivoli
7 11 (30.56%) SSH
8 10 (27.78%) HTML
9 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (25.00%) C#
9 9 (25.00%) C++
9 9 (25.00%) .NET
9 9 (25.00%) XML
9 9 (25.00%) XSL
9 9 (25.00%) IIS
9 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (25.00%) TDD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) TPMS
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (69.44%) MS Excel
2 24 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) FTP
1 11 (30.56%) SSH
1 11 (30.56%) PuTTY
1 11 (30.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Toad
1 11 (30.56%) JIRA
2 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (69.44%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Environment Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Capacity Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) DevOps Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Middleware
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (27.78%) HTML
3 9 (25.00%) .NET
3 9 (25.00%) XML
3 9 (25.00%) XSL
3 9 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) iPad
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) UNIX
3 6 (16.67%) Solaris
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Scrum
1 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (25.00%) TDD
1 9 (25.00%) Pair Programming
1 9 (25.00%) Web Development
1 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (25.00%) User Stories
2 7 (19.44%) OO
3 6 (16.67%) Operations Management
3 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 17 (47.22%) Shell Script
3 9 (25.00%) C#
3 9 (25.00%) C++
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) Perl
4 6 (16.67%) AWK
4 6 (16.67%) Korn
4 6 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) MCP
1 3 (8.33%) MCSE
1 3 (8.33%) MCSA
1 3 (8.33%) CCNA
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (8.33%) MCTS
1 3 (8.33%) MCITP
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Planview
4 1 (2.78%) Sun
4 1 (2.78%) BEA
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