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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 40.00% 16.48% 8.33%
As % of the Vendors category 63.16% 36.59% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 6
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +13.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £42,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
38 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 63.33% 45.05% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 40
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,700 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,900 £55,000 £56,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (67.57%) MS Excel
2 18 (48.65%) MS Office
3 13 (35.14%) Windows
4 12 (32.43%) Finance
5 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (24.32%) Oracle
7 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
7 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
7 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
7 8 (21.62%) VB
7 8 (21.62%) VB.NET
7 8 (21.62%) .NET
7 8 (21.62%) Scrum
7 8 (21.62%) Tandem
7 8 (21.62%) TDD
7 8 (21.62%) NUnit
7 8 (21.62%) MVC
7 8 (21.62%) NHibernate
7 8 (21.62%) WCF
7 8 (21.62%) MonoRail
7 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (21.62%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (21.62%) Castle Windsor
7 8 (21.62%) Web Application Development
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
8 7 (18.92%) Marketing
8 7 (18.92%) SQL
9 6 (16.22%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.41%) TPMS
1 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (67.57%) MS Excel
2 18 (48.65%) MS Office
3 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.51%) FTP
2 5 (13.51%) SSH
2 5 (13.51%) PuTTY
2 5 (13.51%) WinSCP
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) NUnit
1 8 (21.62%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (13.51%) Toad
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Support Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Developer
3 8 (21.62%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Support
4 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (13.51%) Capacity Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Environment Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) Customer Services Manager
6 2 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Product Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
1 8 (21.62%) NHibernate
1 8 (21.62%) WCF
1 8 (21.62%) MonoRail
1 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (21.62%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (13.51%) Middleware
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.41%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Tandem
2 4 (10.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.51%) UNIX
4 5 (13.51%) Solaris
4 5 (13.51%) Linux
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Scrum
1 8 (21.62%) TDD
1 8 (21.62%) MVC
1 8 (21.62%) Web Application Development
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
3 5 (13.51%) Operations Management
3 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
3 5 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.41%) Network Management
4 2 (5.41%) Business Development
4 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
4 2 (5.41%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
2 8 (21.62%) VB
2 8 (21.62%) VB.NET
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) Perl
4 5 (13.51%) VBA
4 5 (13.51%) AWK
4 5 (13.51%) Korn
5 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Citrix
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Planview
4 2 (5.41%) BEA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
4 2 (5.41%) Sun
5 1 (2.70%) VocaLink
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