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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 15 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 38 22 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 24.05% 14.86% 28.15%
As % of the Vendors category 40.86% 31.88% 48.72%
Number of salaries quoted 36 22 20
Average salary £60,000 £48,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £30,000 £29,450
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £52,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
93 69 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 58.86% 46.62% 57.78%
Number of salaries quoted 90 69 44
Average salary £55,000 £51,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% +47.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in St Albans

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 65 (69.89%) SQL
2 59 (63.44%) MS Excel
3 57 (61.29%) .NET
3 57 (61.29%) C#
4 52 (55.91%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (52.69%) HTML
6 47 (50.54%) ASP.NET
7 46 (49.46%) MVC
8 44 (47.31%) CSS
8 44 (47.31%) JavaScript
9 43 (46.24%) Oracle
9 43 (46.24%) SharePoint
9 43 (46.24%) HTML5
10 42 (45.16%) jQuery
11 39 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (40.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 38 (40.86%) Multithreading
12 38 (40.86%) TeamCity
12 38 (40.86%) CSS3
12 38 (40.86%) WebSockets
12 38 (40.86%) Low Latency
12 38 (40.86%) Mobile Development
12 38 (40.86%) Scrum
12 38 (40.86%) Objective-C
12 38 (40.86%) TDD
12 38 (40.86%) NUnit
12 38 (40.86%) Ajax
12 38 (40.86%) Web Development
12 38 (40.86%) Selenium
12 38 (40.86%) WCF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (46.24%) SharePoint
2 19 (20.43%) MS Exchange
3 16 (17.20%) IIS
4 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (8.60%) CMS
6 7 (7.53%) EPiServer CMS
7 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (4.30%) Lync
9 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 59 (63.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (7.53%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.28%) Firewall
2 8 (8.60%) DHCP
2 8 (8.60%) DNS
3 6 (6.45%) SAN
3 6 (6.45%) VLAN
4 4 (4.30%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.51%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (18.28%) QlikView
3 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.08%) dBASE
6 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (40.86%) NUnit
1 38 (40.86%) Selenium
1 38 (40.86%) TeamCity
1 38 (40.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.75%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (5.38%) Moq
General
1 20 (21.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (73.12%) Developer
2 48 (51.61%) .NET Developer
3 40 (43.01%) C# Developer
3 40 (43.01%) C# .NET Developer
4 38 (40.86%) Senior Developer
5 37 (39.78%) Senior .NET Developer
6 35 (37.63%) Senior C# Developer
7 21 (22.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (21.51%) .NET Web Developer
8 20 (21.51%) Web Developer
8 20 (21.51%) C# Web Developer
9 19 (20.43%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (19.35%) Senior .NET Web Developer
10 18 (19.35%) Senior Web Developer
11 17 (18.28%) C# Software Engineer
11 17 (18.28%) Software Engineer
11 17 (18.28%) .NET Software Engineer
12 16 (17.20%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
12 16 (17.20%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (61.29%) .NET
2 49 (52.69%) HTML
3 47 (50.54%) ASP.NET
4 44 (47.31%) CSS
5 43 (46.24%) HTML5
6 42 (45.16%) jQuery
7 39 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (40.86%) WCF
8 38 (40.86%) CSS3
8 38 (40.86%) WebSockets
8 38 (40.86%) Ajax
9 35 (37.63%) XML
9 35 (37.63%) XSLT
10 34 (36.56%) Silverlight
11 16 (17.20%) WinForms
11 16 (17.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 7 (7.53%) AngularJS
15 5 (5.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Mathematics
2 17 (18.28%) Visualisation
3 7 (7.53%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.45%) Fat Client
4 6 (6.45%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.71%) Windows
2 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.45%) Mac OS
6 4 (4.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.91%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (49.46%) MVC
3 38 (40.86%) Scrum
3 38 (40.86%) TDD
3 38 (40.86%) OOD
3 38 (40.86%) SOA
3 38 (40.86%) Web Development
3 38 (40.86%) Multithreading
3 38 (40.86%) Low Latency
3 38 (40.86%) Mobile Development
4 36 (38.71%) Open Source
5 19 (20.43%) Analytics
6 18 (19.35%) Software Engineering
7 12 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (10.75%) Incident Management
8 10 (10.75%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (7.53%) ERP
10 6 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.45%) Capacity Management
10 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (69.89%) SQL
2 57 (61.29%) C#
3 44 (47.31%) JavaScript
4 38 (40.86%) PL/SQL
4 38 (40.86%) Objective-C
5 5 (5.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (25.81%) Degree
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.60%) CCNA
3 8 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.45%) MCP
5 2 (2.15%) MCSE
5 2 (2.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 19 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (19.35%) Active Directory
3 13 (13.98%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.60%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.45%) Terminal Services
6 4 (4.30%) XenApp
6 4 (4.30%) vSphere
Vendors
1 43 (46.24%) Oracle
2 19 (20.43%) VMware
3 17 (18.28%) Tableau
4 13 (13.98%) Cisco
5 11 (11.83%) HP
6 10 (10.75%) Telerik
7 8 (8.60%) Citrix
8 7 (7.53%) Dell
8 7 (7.53%) SAP
8 7 (7.53%) EPiServer
9 6 (6.45%) Apple
10 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.30%) AppDynamics
12 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
12 1 (1.08%) Websense
12 1 (1.08%) Novell
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St Albans, Hertfordshire (AL1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £25k - £30k (DOE)
Posted: 10 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deloitte
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago