The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 6 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 86 74 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 16.44% 12.42% 20.12%
As % of the Vendors category 36.91% 24.92% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 59 61 77
Median salary £47,500 £38,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,420 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
233 297 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 44.55% 49.83% 58.97%
Number of salaries quoted 168 243 200
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £33,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Watford region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Watford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Watford region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 90 (48.91%) MS Excel
2 69 (37.50%) MS Office
3 51 (27.72%) SQL
4 48 (26.09%) Windows
5 47 (25.54%) Linux
6 46 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 41 (22.28%) ITIL
8 40 (21.74%) Active Directory
8 40 (21.74%) VMware
9 37 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (20.11%) Windows Server
10 36 (19.57%) SharePoint
11 35 (19.02%) MS PowerPoint
12 34 (18.48%) Firewall
13 33 (17.93%) DNS
14 32 (17.39%) PRINCE2
15 30 (16.30%) .NET
15 30 (16.30%) Office 365
16 29 (15.76%) Windows Server 2008
17 27 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (14.67%) CRM
17 27 (14.67%) DHCP
17 27 (14.67%) VPN
18 26 (14.13%) C#
18 26 (14.13%) Finance
19 24 (13.04%) MS Exchange
19 24 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
19 24 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (12.50%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 24 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 21 (11.41%) Skype for Business
4 11 (5.98%) IIS
5 4 (2.17%) CMS
5 4 (2.17%) MS Project Server
6 3 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.54%) Drupal
8 1 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.54%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 90 (48.91%) MS Excel
2 69 (37.50%) MS Office
3 35 (19.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (7.61%) MS Project
5 10 (5.43%) MS Visio
6 5 (2.72%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.09%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 17 (9.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (5.98%) Magento
3 6 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (3.26%) SAP BPC
4 5 (2.72%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.54%) Maximo
5 1 (0.54%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.30%) Office 365
2 16 (8.70%) SaaS
3 14 (7.61%) PaaS
4 8 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.35%) Mimecast
5 4 (2.17%) IaaS
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.54%) G Suite
7 1 (0.54%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.48%) Firewall
2 33 (17.93%) DNS
3 27 (14.67%) DHCP
3 27 (14.67%) VPN
4 20 (10.87%) LAN
5 17 (9.24%) Remote Desktop
6 16 (8.70%) WAN
7 13 (7.07%) SAN
8 11 (5.98%) FTP
8 11 (5.98%) VoIP
9 10 (5.43%) ISDN
9 10 (5.43%) MPLS
9 10 (5.43%) PBX
9 10 (5.43%) VLAN
10 9 (4.89%) TCP/IP
10 9 (4.89%) Unified Communications
11 5 (2.72%) Internet
11 5 (2.72%) Wireless
11 5 (2.72%) Wireless Security
12 3 (1.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.52%) MySQL
2 12 (6.52%) Power BI
3 11 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.26%) MS Access
6 6 (3.26%) SAP BW
6 6 (3.26%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.09%) PowerPivot
8 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.54%) QlikView
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.72%) JIRA
3 3 (1.63%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.09%) NeoLoad
General
1 26 (14.13%) Finance
2 20 (10.87%) Manufacturing
3 16 (8.70%) Retail
4 14 (7.61%) Marketing
5 7 (3.80%) Advertising
5 7 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.72%) Legal
6 5 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
8 1 (0.54%) French Language
8 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (27.17%) Analyst
2 35 (19.02%) Support Analyst
3 23 (12.50%) Developer
4 20 (10.87%) Consultant
5 18 (9.78%) Architect
6 17 (9.24%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (8.70%) Linux Support
7 16 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (7.61%) Server Engineer
8 14 (7.61%) Support Engineer
9 12 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (6.52%) IT Analyst
10 11 (5.98%) Operational Support Analyst
10 11 (5.98%) Operations Analyst
10 11 (5.98%) Operations Support Analyst
10 11 (5.98%) SQL Analyst
10 11 (5.98%) SQL Support Analyst
10 11 (5.98%) Unix Analyst
10 11 (5.98%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.30%) .NET
2 13 (7.07%) HTML
3 11 (5.98%) ASP.NET
3 11 (5.98%) JDBC
4 10 (5.43%) CSS
5 7 (3.80%) REST
5 7 (3.80%) SOAP
6 6 (3.26%) MDX
6 6 (3.26%) Web Services
6 6 (3.26%) XML
7 4 (2.17%) jQuery
8 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.09%) Reactive Extensions
9 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.54%) CSS3
9 1 (0.54%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.54%) HTML5
9 1 (0.54%) JSON
9 1 (0.54%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.87%) NHS
3 19 (10.33%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.89%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.35%) Handset
5 8 (4.35%) PKI
6 5 (2.72%) Blog
7 3 (1.63%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.09%) Life Science
8 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.54%) AS400
9 1 (0.54%) Clustering
9 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.54%) Fintech
9 1 (0.54%) iPhone
9 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.09%) Windows
2 47 (25.54%) Linux
3 37 (20.11%) Windows Server
4 29 (15.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (9.78%) Windows 7
7 17 (9.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (8.15%) Solaris
9 11 (5.98%) Unix
10 10 (5.43%) Mac OS X
10 10 (5.43%) Windows 10
10 10 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.17%) Android
11 4 (2.17%) OpenVMS
12 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.28%) ITIL
2 37 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 27 (14.67%) CRM
5 21 (11.41%) Logistics
6 20 (10.87%) ERP
7 19 (10.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (9.24%) Mentoring
9 16 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 16 (8.70%) TOGAF
10 15 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (8.15%) Project Management
11 13 (7.07%) Problem Management
12 12 (6.52%) Coaching
12 12 (6.52%) Mathematics
13 11 (5.98%) ETL
14 10 (5.43%) Time Management
15 9 (4.89%) Database Security
15 9 (4.89%) Waterfall
16 8 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 51 (27.72%) SQL
2 26 (14.13%) C#
3 20 (10.87%) C
4 17 (9.24%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.07%) Java
6 12 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 11 (5.98%) Bash Shell
7 11 (5.98%) Perl
7 11 (5.98%) PHP
8 8 (4.35%) C++
8 8 (4.35%) VB
9 7 (3.80%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.26%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.26%) VBA
11 2 (1.09%) VBScript
12 1 (0.54%) RPG
12 1 (0.54%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.50%) Degree
3 16 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 14 (7.61%) CCNA
4 14 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (7.07%) MCSE
6 9 (4.89%) CCA
6 9 (4.89%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (4.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (3.80%) CEH
7 7 (3.80%) SSCP
8 6 (3.26%) APMP
8 6 (3.26%) MCSA
8 6 (3.26%) PMP
9 5 (2.72%) MCP
9 5 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.63%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.09%) CCNP
11 2 (1.09%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.43%) QA
2 7 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.80%) PMO
3 4 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 23 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.24%) Terminal Services
4 14 (7.61%) Hyper-V
5 12 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (5.43%) VMware ESX
7 7 (3.80%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.63%) vSphere
9 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (2.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.09%) SCCM
4 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (21.74%) VMware
2 21 (11.41%) Citrix
3 19 (10.33%) Cisco
4 17 (9.24%) Oracle
5 15 (8.15%) HP
6 14 (7.61%) CheckPoint
7 13 (7.07%) Dell
7 13 (7.07%) NetApp
8 12 (6.52%) Planview
9 8 (4.35%) Veeam
10 7 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (3.26%) Cognos
11 6 (3.26%) Google
11 6 (3.26%) IBM
11 6 (3.26%) Sage
11 6 (3.26%) SAP
12 5 (2.72%) Adobe
12 5 (2.72%) Aruba
12 5 (2.72%) Juniper
12 5 (2.72%) SonicWALL
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