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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 18 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 21 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 15.33% 29.07% 16.23%
As % of the Vendors category 32.31% 50.00% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 12
Average salary £52,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
65 50 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 47.45% 58.14% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 65 44 45
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £30,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in St Albans

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 24 (40.68%) .NET
1 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET
2 23 (38.98%) Windows
3 21 (35.59%) C#
3 21 (35.59%) MVC
4 20 (33.90%) MS Excel
5 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
6 14 (23.73%) Software Engineering
6 14 (23.73%) MS Office
6 14 (23.73%) SQL
6 14 (23.73%) Hyper-V
7 13 (22.03%) CRM
8 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (20.34%) TDD
8 12 (20.34%) VMware
9 10 (16.95%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (16.95%) Novell
9 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce
9 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
10 9 (15.25%) EPiServer CMS
10 9 (15.25%) CSS
10 9 (15.25%) LAN
10 9 (15.25%) Internet
10 9 (15.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (15.25%) Sitecore
10 9 (15.25%) EPiServer
10 9 (15.25%) Ajax

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (15.25%) CMS
1 9 (15.25%) Sitecore CMS
1 9 (15.25%) EPiServer CMS
2 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.08%) IIS
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (33.90%) MS Excel
2 14 (23.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) LAN
1 9 (15.25%) Internet
2 7 (11.86%) Telnet
2 7 (11.86%) Intranet
2 7 (11.86%) WAN
3 5 (8.47%) DHCP
3 5 (8.47%) DNS
4 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) VoIP
5 2 (3.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) NUnit
1 6 (10.17%) Selenium
1 6 (10.17%) TeamCity
1 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Billing
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Developer
2 21 (35.59%) .NET Developer
2 21 (35.59%) C# Developer
2 21 (35.59%) C# .NET Developer
3 18 (30.51%) Senior C# Developer
3 18 (30.51%) Senior .NET Developer
3 18 (30.51%) Senior Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Operations Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) CRM Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Developer
5 9 (15.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) IT Support
8 4 (6.78%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET
1 24 (40.68%) .NET
2 9 (15.25%) Ajax
2 9 (15.25%) CSS
3 6 (10.17%) Silverlight
3 6 (10.17%) jQuery
3 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (10.17%) HTML5
3 6 (10.17%) CSS3
3 6 (10.17%) WCF
3 6 (10.17%) HTML
4 3 (5.08%) WPF
4 3 (5.08%) WebSockets
4 3 (5.08%) Web Services
4 3 (5.08%) XML
4 3 (5.08%) XSLT
4 3 (5.08%) Middleware
4 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.39%) LAMP
6 1 (1.69%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) IVR
3 1 (1.69%) Biotechnology
3 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.86%) Windows XP
5 6 (10.17%) Linux
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) MVC
2 14 (23.73%) Software Engineering
3 13 (22.03%) CRM
4 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.34%) TDD
5 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.17%) Workflow
6 6 (10.17%) Scrum
6 6 (10.17%) OOD
6 6 (10.17%) Document Management
6 6 (10.17%) BDD
7 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.08%) Low Latency
8 3 (5.08%) SOA
8 3 (5.08%) Web Design
8 3 (5.08%) ERP
8 3 (5.08%) Web Development
8 3 (5.08%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.39%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) C#
2 14 (23.73%) SQL
3 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.08%) VB
4 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.08%) Objective-C
4 3 (5.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (23.73%) Hyper-V
2 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) VMware
2 10 (16.95%) Novell
3 9 (15.25%) EPiServer
3 9 (15.25%) Sitecore
4 6 (10.17%) Oracle
5 3 (5.08%) Epicor
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