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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 19.40% 13.89% 12.23%
As % of the Vendors category 31.71% 31.25% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 21
Average salary £44,750 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.72% -35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £50,000 £70,000
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
41 16 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 61.19% 44.44% 60.11%
Number of salaries quoted 36 16 92
Average salary £68,500 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £23,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 23 (69.70%) Finance
2 22 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 21 (63.64%) MS Office
4 19 (57.58%) SQL
5 16 (48.48%) Windows
6 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 11 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (27.27%) TDD
9 9 (27.27%) Pair Programming
9 9 (27.27%) Ajax
9 9 (27.27%) Web Development
9 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (27.27%) User Stories
9 9 (27.27%) Scrum
9 9 (27.27%) IIS
9 9 (27.27%) XML
9 9 (27.27%) XSL
9 9 (27.27%) .NET
9 9 (27.27%) C#
9 9 (27.27%) C++
9 9 (27.27%) HTML
9 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
10 7 (21.21%) Oracle
10 7 (21.21%) Linux
10 7 (21.21%) OO
10 7 (21.21%) UNIX

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (27.27%) IIS
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) TPMS
Applications
1 22 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 21 (63.64%) MS Office
3 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) FTP
1 6 (18.18%) SSH
1 6 (18.18%) PuTTY
1 6 (18.18%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
1 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (21.21%) JIRA
3 6 (18.18%) Toad
4 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 23 (69.70%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Software Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Capacity Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Environment Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Environment Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Accountant
7 1 (3.03%) Relationships Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) HTML
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
1 9 (27.27%) XML
1 9 (27.27%) XSL
1 9 (27.27%) Ajax
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (18.18%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.09%) iPad
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) UNIX
3 5 (15.15%) Solaris
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) TDD
3 9 (27.27%) Pair Programming
3 9 (27.27%) Web Development
3 9 (27.27%) Scrum
3 9 (27.27%) User Stories
4 7 (21.21%) OO
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) Operations Management
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Test Planning
8 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) Coaching
8 1 (3.03%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 9 (27.27%) C#
3 9 (27.27%) C++
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) Perl
4 5 (15.15%) AWK
4 5 (15.15%) Korn
4 5 (15.15%) VBA
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) MCP
1 3 (9.09%) MCSE
1 3 (9.09%) MCSA
1 3 (9.09%) CCNA
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (9.09%) MCTS
1 3 (9.09%) MCITP
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Planview
3 1 (3.03%) Sun
3 1 (3.03%) BEA