The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Rickmansworth region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 25 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 35.21% 18.00% 3.75%
As % of the Vendors category 49.02% 33.96% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 2
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £29,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Vendors Category
Rickmansworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51 53 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 71.83% 53.00% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 49 33
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Hertfordshire

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 11 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 18 (58.06%) MS Excel
2 15 (48.39%) Windows
3 14 (45.16%) MS Office
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (32.26%) Windows XP
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (22.58%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (22.58%) Castle Windsor
6 7 (22.58%) Web Application Development
6 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
6 7 (22.58%) VB
6 7 (22.58%) VB.NET
6 7 (22.58%) .NET
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
6 7 (22.58%) MVC
6 7 (22.58%) Scrum
6 7 (22.58%) Tandem
6 7 (22.58%) TDD
6 7 (22.58%) NUnit
6 7 (22.58%) NHibernate
6 7 (22.58%) WCF
6 7 (22.58%) MonoRail
7 6 (19.35%) Marketing
7 6 (19.35%) Finance
7 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
7 6 (19.35%) Citrix
7 6 (19.35%) ITIL
8 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
8 5 (16.13%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.23%) TPMS
Applications
1 18 (58.06%) MS Excel
2 14 (45.16%) MS Office
3 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) NUnit
1 7 (22.58%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
1 6 (19.35%) Marketing
2 3 (9.68%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Analyst
2 15 (48.39%) Support Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Developer
4 6 (19.35%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Support
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) IT Support
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Capacity Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Product Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Customer Services Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
8 1 (3.23%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
1 7 (22.58%) NHibernate
1 7 (22.58%) WCF
1 7 (22.58%) MonoRail
1 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (22.58%) Castle Windsor
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Tandem
2 4 (12.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (32.26%) Windows XP
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) MVC
1 7 (22.58%) Scrum
1 7 (22.58%) TDD
1 7 (22.58%) Web Application Development
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (12.90%) Operations Management
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
3 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Network Management
4 2 (6.45%) Business Development
4 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) VB
1 7 (22.58%) VB.NET
2 4 (12.90%) VBA
2 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.90%) AWK
2 4 (12.90%) Korn
2 4 (12.90%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Citrix
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) Sun
4 2 (6.45%) BEA
5 1 (3.23%) Planview
5 1 (3.23%) VocaLink
Rickmansworth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago