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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 1 14
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 40 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 16.67% 27.97% 15.15%
As % of the Vendors category 36.62% 50.00% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 15
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,450 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,500 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
71 80 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 45.51% 55.94% 41.82%
Number of salaries quoted 70 44 55
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 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in St Albans

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (43.10%) Windows
2 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 18 (31.03%) VMware
3 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
4 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (25.86%) Hyper-V
5 15 (25.86%) .NET
5 15 (25.86%) SQL
5 15 (25.86%) MS Office
5 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET
6 14 (24.14%) Novell
6 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (22.41%) CRM
8 12 (20.69%) C#
8 12 (20.69%) MVC
9 10 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (17.24%) Internet
10 9 (15.52%) LAN
10 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
11 8 (13.79%) Document Management
11 8 (13.79%) Finance
11 8 (13.79%) IIS
11 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
12 7 (12.07%) Intranet
12 7 (12.07%) Telnet
12 7 (12.07%) WAN
12 7 (12.07%) Linux
12 7 (12.07%) TDD
12 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (13.79%) IIS
2 5 (8.62%) CMS
2 5 (8.62%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (8.62%) EPiServer CMS
3 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 15 (25.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) Mingle
3 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) Internet
2 9 (15.52%) LAN
3 7 (12.07%) Intranet
3 7 (12.07%) Telnet
3 7 (12.07%) WAN
4 5 (8.62%) VoIP
4 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.45%) Wireless
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.45%) Firewall
5 2 (3.45%) DNS
5 2 (3.45%) DHCP
6 1 (1.72%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) OLAP
5 1 (1.72%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.72%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.72%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) Operations Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Senior Developer
4 11 (18.97%) .NET Developer
4 11 (18.97%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Senior C# Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Senior .NET Developer
4 11 (18.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (17.24%) CRM Developer
5 10 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.17%) Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) .NET
1 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.90%) CSS
3 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 3 (5.17%) Middleware
3 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.17%) Ajax
3 3 (5.17%) WPF
4 2 (3.45%) LAMP
5 1 (1.72%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.72%) HTML
5 1 (1.72%) MDX
5 1 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.72%) CSS3
5 1 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) IVR
2 2 (3.45%) iPad
2 2 (3.45%) iPhone
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Biotechnology
3 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.10%) Windows
2 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.07%) Linux
5 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.45%) Android
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) CRM
2 12 (20.69%) MVC
3 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
4 8 (13.79%) Document Management
5 7 (12.07%) TDD
5 7 (12.07%) BDD
6 6 (10.34%) Workflow
6 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.17%) ERP
8 3 (5.17%) Web Design
9 2 (3.45%) Network Architecture
9 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (3.45%) Software Deployment
9 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.45%) Project Management
9 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.72%) ETL
10 1 (1.72%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) SQL
2 12 (20.69%) C#
3 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) VB
4 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB
2 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (25.86%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.45%) vSphere
4 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) VMware
2 14 (24.14%) Novell
3 5 (8.62%) Sitecore
3 5 (8.62%) EPiServer
4 3 (5.17%) Epicor
5 2 (3.45%) Google
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco
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Maclean Moore Consulting
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Posted: 6 hours ago
St. Albans
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £29,000 per annum circa £29,000 plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Guru Careers
Salary: £45-50k (DOE) + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25453 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
St. Albans
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 22 days ago