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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 14 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 13.86% 17.46% 20.74%
As % of the Vendors category 26.42% 31.43% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 26
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £30,000 £56,500
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
53 35 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 52.48% 55.56% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 49 25 55
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,650 £70,000
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 27 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (85.19%) Finance
2 20 (74.07%) MS Office
3 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 18 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 13 (48.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (44.44%) QA
6 10 (37.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
7 9 (33.33%) Test Planning
7 9 (33.33%) MS Visio
8 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (22.22%) Time Management
10 4 (14.81%) IIS
10 4 (14.81%) Scrum
10 4 (14.81%) TDD
10 4 (14.81%) Pair Programming
10 4 (14.81%) Ajax
10 4 (14.81%) Linux
10 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
10 4 (14.81%) Project Management
10 4 (14.81%) .NET
10 4 (14.81%) C#
10 4 (14.81%) C++
10 4 (14.81%) HTML
10 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.81%) XML
10 4 (14.81%) XSL
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.81%) UNIX

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (14.81%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) TPMS
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (74.07%) MS Office
2 18 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 10 (37.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) FTP
1 1 (3.70%) SSH
1 1 (3.70%) PuTTY
1 1 (3.70%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio Team System
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 23 (85.19%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) Product Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Accountant
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Capacity Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) XML
1 4 (14.81%) XSL
1 4 (14.81%) Ajax
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Time Management
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) User Stories
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Pair Programming
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Web Development
6 3 (11.11%) Operations Management
6 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
2 4 (14.81%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) C++
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) Perl
3 3 (11.11%) AWK
3 3 (11.11%) Korn
3 3 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) Planview