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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 32 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 19.88% 28.13% 14.71%
As % of the Vendors category 44.44% 50.56% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 19
Average salary £40,310 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.16% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £43,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
72 89 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 44.72% 55.63% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 71 42 57
Average salary £50,000 £30,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.93% -15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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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 30 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in St Albans

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (45.90%) Windows
2 20 (32.79%) VMware
3 19 (31.15%) MS Excel
4 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (26.23%) SQL
5 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
5 16 (26.23%) MS Office
6 15 (24.59%) Hyper-V
7 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
7 14 (22.95%) .NET
7 14 (22.95%) Novell
7 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (19.67%) CRM
9 11 (18.03%) C#
10 10 (16.39%) Internet
10 10 (16.39%) LAN
10 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
10 10 (16.39%) MVC
10 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
11 9 (14.75%) Dynamics CRM
11 9 (14.75%) Document Management
11 9 (14.75%) Finance
11 9 (14.75%) IIS
12 8 (13.11%) Linux
12 8 (13.11%) WAN
13 7 (11.48%) Intranet
13 7 (11.48%) Telnet
13 7 (11.48%) TDD
13 7 (11.48%) BDD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (14.75%) IIS
2 4 (6.56%) CMS
2 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.92%) EPiServer CMS
3 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.64%) Node.js
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (31.15%) MS Excel
2 16 (26.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.64%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) Internet
1 10 (16.39%) LAN
2 8 (13.11%) WAN
3 7 (11.48%) Intranet
3 7 (11.48%) Telnet
4 5 (8.20%) VoIP
4 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.92%) DNS
5 3 (4.92%) DHCP
5 3 (4.92%) Firewall
6 2 (3.28%) Wireless
7 1 (1.64%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.28%) MySQL
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.64%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.64%) OLAP
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Billing
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) Operations Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Senior Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Senior C# Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Senior .NET Developer
4 9 (14.75%) C# Developer
4 9 (14.75%) CRM Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 9 (14.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) IT Support
8 3 (4.92%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
1 14 (22.95%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) CSS
3 3 (4.92%) WPF
3 3 (4.92%) Web Services
3 3 (4.92%) Middleware
3 3 (4.92%) Ajax
3 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.28%) LAMP
5 1 (1.64%) HTML5
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.64%) Struts2
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.64%) CSS3
5 1 (1.64%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
5 1 (1.64%) JSP
5 1 (1.64%) Struts
5 1 (1.64%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) iPhone
1 3 (4.92%) iPad
1 3 (4.92%) IVR
2 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.64%) Clustering
2 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.64%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.90%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (13.11%) Linux
5 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.28%) Android
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) CRM
2 10 (16.39%) MVC
2 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
3 9 (14.75%) Document Management
4 7 (11.48%) TDD
4 7 (11.48%) BDD
5 6 (9.84%) Workflow
6 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.92%) ERP
8 3 (4.92%) Project Management
8 3 (4.92%) Web Design
9 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.28%) Network Architecture
9 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (3.28%) Software Deployment
9 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.64%) Dimensional Modelling
10 1 (1.64%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) SQL
2 11 (18.03%) C#
3 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.56%) VB
5 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.92%) VB6
6 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.64%) MCSE
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (24.59%) Hyper-V
3 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.92%) vSphere
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) VMware
2 14 (22.95%) Novell
3 4 (6.56%) Google
3 4 (6.56%) EPiServer
4 3 (4.92%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco
4 3 (4.92%) Epicor
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) NetApp
5 1 (1.64%) Apple
5 1 (1.64%) McAfee
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