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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 32 20 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 22.38% 22.99% 20.36%
As % of the Vendors category 48.48% 42.55% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 40
Average salary £60,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.47% -10.00%
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
66 47 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 46.15% 54.02% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 62 44 97
Average salary £60,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.47% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £27,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £110,000 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in St Albans

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (74.60%) .NET
2 46 (73.02%) C#
3 44 (69.84%) ASP.NET
4 43 (68.25%) MVC
5 33 (52.38%) SQL
6 32 (50.79%) Oracle
7 31 (49.21%) MS Excel
7 31 (49.21%) SharePoint
7 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (47.62%) jQuery
8 30 (47.62%) OOD
8 30 (47.62%) HTML
8 30 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (47.62%) HTML5
9 29 (46.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (46.03%) CSS3
9 29 (46.03%) JavaScript
9 29 (46.03%) CSS
9 29 (46.03%) Scrum
9 29 (46.03%) TeamCity
9 29 (46.03%) Ajax
9 29 (46.03%) Selenium
9 29 (46.03%) WCF
9 29 (46.03%) Silverlight
9 29 (46.03%) TDD
9 29 (46.03%) NUnit
10 26 (41.27%) Software Engineering
11 21 (33.33%) PL/SQL
12 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
12 20 (31.75%) XML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (49.21%) SharePoint
2 15 (23.81%) CMS
3 14 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (22.22%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (49.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) DHCP
1 3 (4.76%) DNS
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) VPN
2 2 (3.17%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.35%) QlikView
5 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (46.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 29 (46.03%) TeamCity
1 29 (46.03%) Selenium
1 29 (46.03%) NUnit
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (90.48%) Developer
2 39 (61.90%) .NET Developer
3 38 (60.32%) C# Developer
3 38 (60.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 29 (46.03%) Senior Developer
5 28 (44.44%) Senior .NET Developer
5 28 (44.44%) Senior C# Developer
6 21 (33.33%) Software Engineer
7 17 (26.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (26.98%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (25.40%) C# Software Engineer
8 16 (25.40%) .NET Software Engineer
9 15 (23.81%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (22.22%) .NET Web Developer
10 14 (22.22%) C# Web Developer
10 14 (22.22%) Web Developer
11 11 (17.46%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (17.46%) Software Developer
11 11 (17.46%) C# Software Developer
11 11 (17.46%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (74.60%) .NET
2 44 (69.84%) ASP.NET
3 30 (47.62%) jQuery
3 30 (47.62%) HTML
3 30 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 30 (47.62%) HTML5
4 29 (46.03%) CSS3
4 29 (46.03%) CSS
4 29 (46.03%) Ajax
4 29 (46.03%) WCF
4 29 (46.03%) Silverlight
5 20 (31.75%) XML
5 20 (31.75%) XSLT
5 20 (31.75%) WebSockets
6 8 (12.70%) WinForms
6 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.59%) Kendo UI
7 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
2 3 (4.76%) FMCG
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Replication
3 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) MVC
2 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (47.62%) OOD
4 29 (46.03%) Scrum
4 29 (46.03%) TDD
5 26 (41.27%) Software Engineering
6 20 (31.75%) SOA
6 20 (31.75%) Web Development
6 20 (31.75%) Multithreading
6 20 (31.75%) Low Latency
7 14 (22.22%) E-Commerce
8 11 (17.46%) Analytics
9 9 (14.29%) ETL
10 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.94%) Data Management
12 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (4.76%) ERP
12 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (3.17%) Software Testing
13 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 46 (73.02%) C#
2 33 (52.38%) SQL
3 29 (46.03%) JavaScript
4 21 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 20 (31.75%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (3.17%) CCEA
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.17%) CCNA
2 2 (3.17%) MCP
2 2 (3.17%) MCSE
2 2 (3.17%) MCSA
2 2 (3.17%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 32 (50.79%) Oracle
2 14 (22.22%) EPiServer
2 14 (22.22%) Sitecore
3 4 (6.35%) Tableau
4 3 (4.76%) SAP
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (3.17%) SonicWALL
5 2 (3.17%) Citrix
5 2 (3.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.59%) Informatica
6 1 (1.59%) Telerik
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus 10% bonus, 3% pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago