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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 27 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 6.45% 40.00% 16.48%
As % of the Vendors category 17.65% 63.16% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 15
Average salary £43,500 £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.28% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,550 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,100 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
68 38 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 36.56% 63.33% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 65 36 37
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £26,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £57,200 £67,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 20 (76.92%) MS Office
2 17 (65.38%) Finance
3 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
4 14 (53.85%) SQL
5 13 (50.00%) QA
6 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (30.77%) Degree
8 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
8 7 (26.92%) Project Management
8 7 (26.92%) UNIX
8 7 (26.92%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) MS Visio
8 7 (26.92%) Test Planning
8 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
9 6 (23.08%) System Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Time Management
9 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
9 6 (23.08%) ISEB
9 6 (23.08%) HP UFT
9 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (19.23%) Selenium
10 5 (19.23%) ITIL
11 4 (15.38%) Windows
11 4 (15.38%) Java

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) TPMS
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (76.92%) MS Office
2 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
3 7 (26.92%) MS Visio
3 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) HP UFT
2 5 (19.23%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Test Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Test Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Product Specialist
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Coordinator
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Accountant
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support
6 2 (7.69%) Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Graduate
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Trainee Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
1 7 (26.92%) UNIX
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Project Management
1 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (26.92%) Test Planning
2 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
2 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
2 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
2 6 (23.08%) System Testing
2 6 (23.08%) Time Management
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 2 (7.69%) Release Management
5 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) ISEB
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco
1 2 (7.69%) Planview
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) IBM
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