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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 33.33% 15.05% 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category 46.15% 29.79% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 4
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +61.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £40,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Rickmansworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52 47 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 72.22% 50.54% 66.25%
Number of salaries quoted 45 43 42
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 31 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 31 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 21 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (48.57%) MS Office
3 15 (42.86%) Windows
4 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (22.86%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (22.86%) Castle Windsor
6 8 (22.86%) Web Application Development
6 8 (22.86%) NHibernate
6 8 (22.86%) WCF
6 8 (22.86%) MonoRail
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
6 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
6 8 (22.86%) VB
6 8 (22.86%) VB.NET
6 8 (22.86%) .NET
6 8 (22.86%) MVC
6 8 (22.86%) Finance
6 8 (22.86%) Scrum
6 8 (22.86%) Tandem
6 8 (22.86%) TDD
6 8 (22.86%) NUnit
7 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle
8 6 (17.14%) ITIL
8 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
8 6 (17.14%) Citrix
8 6 (17.14%) Marketing

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (5.71%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) TPMS
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (48.57%) MS Office
3 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) PuTTY
2 3 (8.57%) WinSCP
2 3 (8.57%) SSH
2 3 (8.57%) LAN
2 3 (8.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (22.86%) NUnit
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) Toad
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Legal
4 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Analyst
2 15 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Developer
3 8 (22.86%) .NET Developer
4 6 (17.14%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) IT Support
6 4 (11.43%) Capacity Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Environment Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Product Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Customer Services Manager
8 1 (2.86%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Castle Windsor
1 8 (22.86%) NHibernate
1 8 (22.86%) WCF
1 8 (22.86%) MonoRail
1 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (8.57%) Middleware
3 2 (5.71%) J2EE
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Tandem
2 4 (11.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.43%) Solaris
6 3 (8.57%) Linux
6 3 (8.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Web Application Development
1 8 (22.86%) MVC
1 8 (22.86%) Scrum
1 8 (22.86%) TDD
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (11.43%) Operations Management
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
3 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.71%) Network Management
4 2 (5.71%) Business Development
5 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps
5 1 (2.86%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) VB
1 8 (22.86%) VB.NET
2 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 4 (11.43%) VBA
4 4 (11.43%) AWK
4 4 (11.43%) Korn
5 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) Sun
4 2 (5.71%) BEA
5 1 (2.86%) Planview
5 1 (2.86%) VocaLink
Rickmansworth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago