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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 55 30 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 31.25% 22.06% 26.21%
As % of the Vendors category 51.89% 45.45% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 50 29 40
Average salary £56,250 £31,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.45% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £45,250
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
106 66 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 60.23% 48.53% 57.28%
Number of salaries quoted 101 59 86
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +75.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in St Albans

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 53 (60.23%) SQL
2 51 (57.95%) .NET
3 47 (53.41%) C#
4 46 (52.27%) ASP.NET
5 45 (51.14%) MVC
6 44 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 42 (47.73%) SharePoint
8 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (42.05%) Oracle
10 36 (40.91%) Scrum
10 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (39.77%) Windows
11 35 (39.77%) OOD
12 34 (38.64%) HTML
12 34 (38.64%) JavaScript
12 34 (38.64%) PL/SQL
12 34 (38.64%) CSS
12 34 (38.64%) TDD
12 34 (38.64%) NUnit
12 34 (38.64%) Ajax
12 34 (38.64%) CSS3
12 34 (38.64%) HTML5
12 34 (38.64%) Selenium
12 34 (38.64%) WCF
12 34 (38.64%) Silverlight
12 34 (38.64%) jQuery
12 34 (38.64%) TeamCity
12 34 (38.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 33 (37.50%) Mobile Development
14 32 (36.36%) Multithreading

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 42 (47.73%) SharePoint
2 16 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 11 (12.50%) CMS
3 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (9.09%) EPiServer CMS
5 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.41%) IIS
8 1 (1.14%) Lync
Applications
1 44 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) SaaS
2 4 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.05%) Firewall
2 6 (6.82%) DNS
2 6 (6.82%) SAN
2 6 (6.82%) DHCP
3 5 (5.68%) VLAN
4 4 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.41%) LAN
5 3 (3.41%) VoIP
5 3 (3.41%) WAN
6 2 (2.27%) VPN
7 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.68%) QlikView
5 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.41%) Neo4j
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.27%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 34 (38.64%) NUnit
1 34 (38.64%) Selenium
1 34 (38.64%) TeamCity
1 34 (38.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (10.23%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (68.18%) Developer
2 35 (39.77%) .NET Developer
2 35 (39.77%) C# Developer
2 35 (39.77%) C# .NET Developer
3 34 (38.64%) Senior Developer
4 32 (36.36%) Senior C# Developer
4 32 (36.36%) Senior .NET Developer
5 23 (26.14%) Software Engineer
6 17 (19.32%) Web Developer
6 17 (19.32%) C# Software Engineer
6 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (19.32%) .NET Web Developer
6 17 (19.32%) .NET Software Engineer
6 17 (19.32%) C# Web Developer
6 17 (19.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (18.18%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 16 (18.18%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 16 (18.18%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 16 (18.18%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (18.18%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (57.95%) .NET
2 46 (52.27%) ASP.NET
3 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (38.64%) HTML5
4 34 (38.64%) CSS3
4 34 (38.64%) HTML
4 34 (38.64%) CSS
4 34 (38.64%) Ajax
4 34 (38.64%) WCF
4 34 (38.64%) Silverlight
4 34 (38.64%) jQuery
5 32 (36.36%) XML
5 32 (36.36%) XSLT
5 32 (36.36%) WebSockets
6 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 17 (19.32%) WinForms
7 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Open Source
2 9 (10.23%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.68%) Thin Client
4 5 (5.68%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.41%) FMCG
5 3 (3.41%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.77%) Windows
2 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.27%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.14%) MVC
2 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (40.91%) Scrum
4 35 (39.77%) OOD
5 34 (38.64%) TDD
6 33 (37.50%) Mobile Development
7 32 (36.36%) Low Latency
7 32 (36.36%) Web Development
7 32 (36.36%) Multithreading
7 32 (36.36%) SOA
8 26 (29.55%) Software Engineering
9 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (14.77%) Analytics
11 11 (12.50%) ETL
12 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.82%) Migration
13 6 (6.82%) Data Management
14 5 (5.68%) Incident Management
14 5 (5.68%) Capacity Management
15 4 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.23%) SQL
2 47 (53.41%) C#
3 34 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 34 (38.64%) PL/SQL
4 32 (36.36%) Objective-C
5 5 (5.68%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) Degree
2 9 (10.23%) CCNA
2 9 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.95%) MCP
5 4 (4.55%) MCSE
6 2 (2.27%) MCSA
6 2 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.27%) CCEA
6 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.27%) MCITP
6 2 (2.27%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.68%) QA
System Software
1 17 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (17.05%) Active Directory
3 10 (11.36%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.95%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.55%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.55%) vSphere
6 1 (1.14%) XenApp
6 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Vendors
1 37 (42.05%) Oracle
2 17 (19.32%) VMware
3 15 (17.05%) Cisco
4 8 (9.09%) HP
4 8 (9.09%) EPiServer
4 8 (9.09%) Sitecore
5 7 (7.95%) Citrix
6 6 (6.82%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.68%) Tableau
8 4 (4.55%) Dell
9 3 (3.41%) SAP
9 3 (3.41%) Apple
10 2 (2.27%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.27%) Websense
10 2 (2.27%) Informatica
11 1 (1.14%) Novell
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