The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 14 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 58 32 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 29.44% 22.70% 28.89%
As % of the Vendors category 51.79% 51.61% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 49 31 30
Average salary £55,000 £31,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.60% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £45,000
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 St Albans region.

Vendors Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
112 62 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 56.85% 43.97% 57.22%
Number of salaries quoted 103 58 61
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +119.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in St Albans

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 59 (60.20%) SQL
2 58 (59.18%) .NET
3 54 (55.10%) C#
4 50 (51.02%) MS Excel
5 47 (47.96%) ASP.NET
6 46 (46.94%) MVC
6 46 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (45.92%) SharePoint
8 39 (39.80%) Windows
8 39 (39.80%) HTML
9 37 (37.76%) JavaScript
9 37 (37.76%) PL/SQL
9 37 (37.76%) Oracle
9 37 (37.76%) CSS
9 37 (37.76%) Scrum
9 37 (37.76%) jQuery
9 37 (37.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (37.76%) HTML5
10 35 (35.71%) CSS3
10 35 (35.71%) WebSockets
10 35 (35.71%) Low Latency
10 35 (35.71%) Multithreading
10 35 (35.71%) Selenium
10 35 (35.71%) WCF
10 35 (35.71%) Silverlight
10 35 (35.71%) TeamCity
10 35 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 35 (35.71%) Mobile Development
10 35 (35.71%) Objective-C
10 35 (35.71%) TDD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 45 (45.92%) SharePoint
2 19 (19.39%) MS Exchange
3 12 (12.24%) IIS
3 12 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (11.22%) CMS
5 8 (8.16%) EPiServer CMS
6 7 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (6.12%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 50 (51.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) SaaS
1 6 (6.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.37%) Firewall
2 8 (8.16%) DHCP
2 8 (8.16%) DNS
3 7 (7.14%) SAN
4 6 (6.12%) VLAN
5 5 (5.10%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.06%) LAN
6 3 (3.06%) VoIP
6 3 (3.06%) WAN
7 2 (2.04%) VPN
8 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (11.22%) QlikView
2 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.06%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.04%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 35 (35.71%) Selenium
1 35 (35.71%) TeamCity
1 35 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 35 (35.71%) NUnit
2 7 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.24%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (68.37%) Developer
2 42 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 37 (37.76%) Senior Developer
3 37 (37.76%) C# Developer
3 37 (37.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 35 (35.71%) Senior C# Developer
4 35 (35.71%) Senior .NET Developer
5 22 (22.45%) Software Engineer
6 18 (18.37%) Senior Software Engineer
6 18 (18.37%) C# Software Engineer
6 18 (18.37%) .NET Software Engineer
6 18 (18.37%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 18 (18.37%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 17 (17.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (17.35%) C# Web Developer
7 17 (17.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (17.35%) .NET Web Developer
7 17 (17.35%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 17 (17.35%) Senior Web Developer
7 17 (17.35%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (59.18%) .NET
2 47 (47.96%) ASP.NET
3 39 (39.80%) HTML
4 37 (37.76%) CSS
4 37 (37.76%) jQuery
4 37 (37.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 37 (37.76%) HTML5
5 35 (35.71%) CSS3
5 35 (35.71%) WebSockets
5 35 (35.71%) WCF
5 35 (35.71%) Silverlight
5 35 (35.71%) Ajax
5 35 (35.71%) XML
5 35 (35.71%) XSLT
6 18 (18.37%) WinForms
6 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 2 (2.04%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Open Source
2 13 (13.27%) Mathematics
3 9 (9.18%) Visualisation
4 6 (6.12%) Fat Client
4 6 (6.12%) Thin Client
5 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.04%) Replication
7 2 (2.04%) Statistics
8 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.80%) Windows
2 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.10%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.08%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.94%) MVC
1 46 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (37.76%) Scrum
3 35 (35.71%) Low Latency
3 35 (35.71%) Multithreading
3 35 (35.71%) Mobile Development
3 35 (35.71%) TDD
3 35 (35.71%) Web Development
3 35 (35.71%) OOD
3 35 (35.71%) SOA
4 24 (24.49%) Software Engineering
5 19 (19.39%) Analytics
6 17 (17.35%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (9.18%) ETL
8 7 (7.14%) Migration
9 6 (6.12%) Capacity Management
9 6 (6.12%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.10%) Data Management
10 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (60.20%) SQL
2 54 (55.10%) C#
3 37 (37.76%) JavaScript
3 37 (37.76%) PL/SQL
4 35 (35.71%) Objective-C
5 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) Degree
2 10 (10.20%) CCNA
2 10 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.16%) MCP
4 4 (4.08%) MCSE
5 2 (2.04%) CCIA
5 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.04%) MCITP
5 2 (2.04%) MCSA
5 2 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.04%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.10%) QA
System Software
1 20 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (18.37%) Active Directory
3 12 (12.24%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.16%) Terminal Services
5 6 (6.12%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.08%) vSphere
7 2 (2.04%) XenApp
8 1 (1.02%) XenServer
Vendors
1 37 (37.76%) Oracle
2 20 (20.41%) VMware
3 17 (17.35%) Cisco
4 11 (11.22%) Tableau
5 10 (10.20%) HP
6 9 (9.18%) Citrix
7 8 (8.16%) EPiServer
8 7 (7.14%) Telerik
9 6 (6.12%) Sitecore
9 6 (6.12%) Dell
9 6 (6.12%) CheckPoint
10 5 (5.10%) Apple
11 2 (2.04%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.04%) SAP
11 2 (2.04%) Websense
11 2 (2.04%) Informatica
12 1 (1.02%) Novell
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