The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 17 April 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 St Albans 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 32 57 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 23.36% 26.76% 15.52%
As % of the Vendors category 46.38% 45.60% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 42 15
Average salary £31,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £43,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
69 125 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 50.36% 58.69% 45.98%
Number of salaries quoted 62 92 50
Average salary £50,000 £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.41% -22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Microsoft
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in St Albans

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in St Albans

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 33 (64.71%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) VMware
3 24 (47.06%) MS Excel
3 24 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (27.45%) SQL
7 13 (25.49%) IIS
8 12 (23.53%) Finance
9 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
10 9 (17.65%) MS Office
10 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 9 (17.65%) Novell
10 9 (17.65%) Cisco
10 9 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (15.69%) Firewall
12 7 (13.73%) DNS
12 7 (13.73%) Windows XP
12 7 (13.73%) LAN
12 7 (13.73%) WAN
12 7 (13.73%) DHCP
12 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (13.73%) Linux
12 7 (13.73%) MCSE
13 6 (11.76%) ITIL
13 6 (11.76%) VB
13 6 (11.76%) NetApp
13 6 (11.76%) Thin Client
13 6 (11.76%) McAfee

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 13 (25.49%) IIS
2 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) Node.js
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.65%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Mingle
3 1 (1.96%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.96%) Magento
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Firewall
2 7 (13.73%) DNS
2 7 (13.73%) LAN
2 7 (13.73%) WAN
2 7 (13.73%) DHCP
3 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.84%) VoIP
4 4 (7.84%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless Security
5 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.96%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.96%) OLAP
5 1 (1.96%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.96%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Developer
4 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Server Support
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) Classic ASP
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
2 1 (1.96%) JSP
2 1 (1.96%) Struts
2 1 (1.96%) MDX
2 1 (1.96%) Struts2
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.96%) HTML5
2 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.96%) CSS3
2 1 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Thin Client
1 6 (11.76%) Clustering
1 6 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.84%) IVR
3 3 (5.88%) iPhone
3 3 (5.88%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.96%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (64.71%) Windows
2 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (13.73%) Linux
4 7 (13.73%) Windows XP
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Vista
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.76%) ITIL
1 6 (11.76%) Problem Management
2 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (7.84%) Document Management
4 3 (5.88%) Web Design
4 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.88%) CRM
4 3 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (3.92%) BDD
5 2 (3.92%) MVC
5 2 (3.92%) TDD
5 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.96%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Information Management
6 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Test Management
6 1 (1.96%) System Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (1.96%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) VB
2 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.88%) C#
3 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) PHP
4 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (13.73%) MCSE
2 1 (1.96%) MCSA
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) MCTS
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
4 9 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (11.76%) vSphere
5 6 (11.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) VMware
2 9 (17.65%) Cisco
2 9 (17.65%) Novell
3 6 (11.76%) NetApp
3 6 (11.76%) HP
3 6 (11.76%) Citrix
3 6 (11.76%) McAfee
4 4 (7.84%) Apple
4 4 (7.84%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.96%) Epicor
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
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