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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 20.00% 60.00% 18.52%
As % of the Vendors category 58.33% 100.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 5
Average salary £31,500 £28,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.56% +15.00%
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 Royston region.

Vendors Category
Royston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
12 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 34.29% 60.00% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 15
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £35,000
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 4 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Royston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Royston

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) HTTPS
2 5 (62.50%) SSL
2 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (62.50%) Back Office
2 5 (62.50%) HTTP
2 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
2 5 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) LogRhythm
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Royston by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) HTTPS
1 5 (62.50%) SSL
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) Network Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
1 5 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) LogRhythm
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft