The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Royston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 12.90% 33.33% 10.71%
As % of the Vendors category 26.67% 100.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £21,500 £25,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.68% -21.53%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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 Royston region.

Vendors Category
Royston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
15 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 48.39% 33.33% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 17
Average salary £21,500 £25,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.68% -49.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Royston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Royston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Royston region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Royston

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Royston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Royston region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Royston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Royston

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Royston 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 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (58.82%) LogRhythm
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) J2EE
4 6 (35.29%) C++
4 6 (35.29%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
4 6 (35.29%) IBM
4 6 (35.29%) OO
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
4 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
5 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
5 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (29.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (29.41%) CRM
5 5 (29.41%) Symantec
5 5 (29.41%) Clearswift
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) Management Information System

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Royston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Royston 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 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
1 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
1 5 (29.41%) SSL
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) IT Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Network Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) iSeries
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
2 6 (35.29%) OO
3 5 (29.41%) CRM
3 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
3 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Malware Detection\Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C++
1 6 (35.29%) Java
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) LogRhythm
2 6 (35.29%) IBM
3 5 (29.41%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) NetApp
3 5 (29.41%) Symantec
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Clearswift
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) OpenLink
5 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft