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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 62 108 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.76% 19.96% 21.31%
As % of the Vendors category 22.88% 34.39% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 53 83 81
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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 Watford region.

Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
271 314 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 51.42% 58.04% 55.15%
Number of salaries quoted 201 233 243
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 3 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 65 (46.10%) MS Excel
2 49 (34.75%) SQL
3 48 (34.04%) MS Office
4 43 (30.50%) SQL Server
5 40 (28.37%) VMware
6 39 (27.66%) Windows
7 34 (24.11%) Unix
7 34 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (20.57%) Java
10 28 (19.86%) Linux
10 28 (19.86%) Cisco
11 27 (19.15%) Project Management
12 26 (18.44%) CRM
12 26 (18.44%) .NET
13 25 (17.73%) ITIL
14 24 (17.02%) C#
15 23 (16.31%) JavaScript
15 23 (16.31%) Oracle
15 23 (16.31%) Shell Script
15 23 (16.31%) Dynamics CRM
16 22 (15.60%) HTML
16 22 (15.60%) SharePoint
17 21 (14.89%) MS Project
17 21 (14.89%) Problem Management
18 20 (14.18%) Workflow
19 19 (13.48%) Active Directory
20 18 (12.77%) ASP.NET
20 18 (12.77%) DNS
20 18 (12.77%) MS Exchange

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 22 (15.60%) SharePoint
2 18 (12.77%) MS Exchange
3 16 (11.35%) WebSphere
3 16 (11.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (10.64%) Apache
4 15 (10.64%) Apache ServiceMix
4 15 (10.64%) Tomcat
5 10 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.84%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.13%) Jetty
8 2 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.42%) IBM Domino
8 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.71%) IIS
9 1 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 65 (46.10%) MS Excel
2 48 (34.04%) MS Office
3 21 (14.89%) MS Project
4 5 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.71%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 23 (16.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.84%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.71%) Lorenzo
4 1 (0.71%) Maximo
4 1 (0.71%) Primavera
4 1 (0.71%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.22%) Office 365
2 3 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (2.13%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (2.13%) PaaS
2 3 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.77%) DNS
2 14 (9.93%) FTP
3 12 (8.51%) Firewall
4 11 (7.80%) SSH
4 11 (7.80%) SSL
5 9 (6.38%) DHCP
5 9 (6.38%) SAN
6 8 (5.67%) LAN
6 8 (5.67%) VPN
6 8 (5.67%) WAN
7 7 (4.96%) Network Security
8 4 (2.84%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (2.13%) HTTP
9 3 (2.13%) Wireless
10 2 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.42%) IPv4
10 2 (1.42%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.42%) Skype
10 2 (1.42%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (30.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.35%) MySQL
3 8 (5.67%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.84%) DB2
5 4 (2.84%) MS Access
6 3 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.42%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.71%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (8.51%) ClearQuest
2 12 (8.51%) JIRA
2 12 (8.51%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.13%) NeoLoad
General
1 12 (8.51%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Marketing
3 5 (3.55%) Advertising
3 5 (3.55%) German Language
3 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.84%) Military
5 3 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.13%) Welsh Language
6 2 (1.42%) Back Office
6 2 (1.42%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) French Language
7 1 (0.71%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.71%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (23.40%) Analyst
2 18 (12.77%) Project Manager
3 17 (12.06%) Administrator
4 15 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (9.93%) Consultant
6 12 (8.51%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 12 (8.51%) Test Analyst
7 10 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) Unix Administrator
8 9 (6.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.67%) .NET Project Manager
9 8 (5.67%) IT Manager
9 8 (5.67%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (5.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) Service Analyst
9 8 (5.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.96%) Agile Project Manager
10 7 (4.96%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.44%) .NET
2 22 (15.60%) HTML
3 18 (12.77%) ASP.NET
4 15 (10.64%) LAMP
4 15 (10.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (7.80%) jQuery
6 8 (5.67%) Web Services
7 5 (3.55%) XML
8 4 (2.84%) Classic ASP
8 4 (2.84%) JDBC
8 4 (2.84%) JFC
8 4 (2.84%) LINQ
9 3 (2.13%) CSS
10 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.71%) HTML5
10 1 (0.71%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.51%) Clustering
3 11 (7.80%) Driving Licence
3 11 (7.80%) NHS
4 9 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.96%) EqualLogic
7 4 (2.84%) Spread Betting
8 3 (2.13%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.13%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.42%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.42%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.42%) Statistics
9 2 (1.42%) User Experience
10 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.71%) e-Health
10 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.66%) Windows
2 34 (24.11%) Unix
3 28 (19.86%) Linux
4 11 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (7.80%) Windows Server
5 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.55%) Solaris
7 4 (2.84%) AIX
7 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.42%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (19.15%) Project Management
3 26 (18.44%) CRM
4 25 (17.73%) ITIL
5 21 (14.89%) Problem Management
6 20 (14.18%) Workflow
7 17 (12.06%) Test Scripting
8 15 (10.64%) Process Management
8 15 (10.64%) Waterfall
9 14 (9.93%) Process Improvement
9 14 (9.93%) Scrum
10 13 (9.22%) Business Analysis
11 12 (8.51%) Non-Functional Testing
11 12 (8.51%) PRINCE2
11 12 (8.51%) Release Management
12 11 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (7.80%) Time Management
13 8 (5.67%) Change Control
13 8 (5.67%) Presales
13 8 (5.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (34.75%) SQL
2 29 (20.57%) Java
3 24 (17.02%) C#
4 23 (16.31%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.31%) Shell Script
5 15 (10.64%) Bash Shell
5 15 (10.64%) Perl
6 11 (7.80%) PHP
7 5 (3.55%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.84%) VB
8 4 (2.84%) VBA
9 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) Degree
2 8 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.26%) MCSE
3 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.84%) CCA
5 4 (2.84%) CIPD
5 4 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.13%) APMP
6 3 (2.13%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.13%) MCSA
6 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.13%) SANS
7 2 (1.42%) CCEA
7 2 (1.42%) CCNA
7 2 (1.42%) CISA
7 2 (1.42%) CISM
7 2 (1.42%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) SLA
2 5 (3.55%) QA
3 4 (2.84%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.42%) COBIT
4 2 (1.42%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.42%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.71%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 33 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (13.48%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.80%) Postfix
3 11 (7.80%) qmail
3 11 (7.80%) Sendmail
3 11 (7.80%) vSphere
4 7 (4.96%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.13%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.13%) XenApp
6 2 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.42%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.42%) XenServer
7 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (7.80%) Plesk
3 3 (2.13%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.13%) SCCM
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 40 (28.37%) VMware
2 28 (19.86%) Cisco
3 23 (16.31%) Oracle
4 17 (12.06%) IBM
5 14 (9.93%) Red Hat
6 13 (9.22%) Citrix
7 11 (7.80%) CheckPoint
7 11 (7.80%) HP
8 5 (3.55%) Avaya
8 5 (3.55%) SAP
9 4 (2.84%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.84%) Dell
10 3 (2.13%) Splunk
10 3 (2.13%) Telerik
10 3 (2.13%) Veeam
11 2 (1.42%) AppSense
11 2 (1.42%) Axway
11 2 (1.42%) Kofax
11 2 (1.42%) Lotus
12 1 (0.71%) Mitel
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