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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 90 151 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.75% 27.66% 32.96%
As % of the Vendors category 38.14% 46.60% 50.74%
Number of salaries quoted 79 101 144
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,395 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
236 324 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 49.17% 59.34% 64.96%
Number of salaries quoted 195 228 294
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,980 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +4.95%

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 29 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 73 (44.51%) MS Excel
2 69 (42.07%) SQL
3 53 (32.32%) Windows
4 52 (31.71%) SQL Server
5 37 (22.56%) VMware
6 35 (21.34%) Unix
7 34 (20.73%) .NET
7 34 (20.73%) Active Directory
8 33 (20.12%) MS Office
9 32 (19.51%) Linux
9 32 (19.51%) CRM
10 31 (18.90%) ITIL
11 30 (18.29%) C#
11 30 (18.29%) Dynamics CRM
12 27 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (16.46%) JavaScript
13 26 (15.85%) VPN
14 25 (15.24%) Cisco
14 25 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (14.63%) Project Management
16 23 (14.02%) ASP.NET
17 22 (13.41%) Shell Script
18 21 (12.80%) HTML
18 21 (12.80%) Workflow
19 20 (12.20%) Firewall
19 20 (12.20%) CheckPoint
19 20 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
20 19 (11.59%) Network Security
20 19 (11.59%) SQL Server 2008
20 19 (11.59%) 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 16 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.15%) SharePoint
3 14 (8.54%) Skype for Business
4 8 (4.88%) CMS
5 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.66%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (3.05%) Apache
7 5 (3.05%) Apache ServiceMix
7 5 (3.05%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.22%) IIS
9 2 (1.22%) Jetty
10 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.61%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.61%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 73 (44.51%) MS Excel
2 33 (20.12%) MS Office
3 12 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (7.32%) MS Project
4 7 (4.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (18.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.66%) Scribe Insight
3 4 (2.44%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.61%) Maximo
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.61%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.93%) Office 365
2 8 (4.88%) PaaS
3 3 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.22%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.85%) VPN
2 20 (12.20%) Firewall
3 19 (11.59%) DNS
3 19 (11.59%) Network Security
4 18 (10.98%) DHCP
5 14 (8.54%) LAN
5 14 (8.54%) WAN
6 11 (6.71%) SSH
7 8 (4.88%) IPsec
7 8 (4.88%) Skype
7 8 (4.88%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.27%) MPLS
9 6 (3.66%) SAN
9 6 (3.66%) VoIP
10 5 (3.05%) FTP
10 5 (3.05%) ISDN
10 5 (3.05%) PBX
10 5 (3.05%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (3.05%) VLAN
11 4 (2.44%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.93%) MySQL
4 9 (5.49%) MS Access
5 8 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.05%) Power BI
8 5 (3.05%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.44%) SAP BW
10 2 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.22%) DB2
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.71%) ClearQuest
2 11 (6.71%) JIRA
2 11 (6.71%) LoadRunner
3 7 (4.27%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.05%) NeoLoad
5 4 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 12 (7.32%) Finance
2 7 (4.27%) Marketing
2 7 (4.27%) Retail
3 6 (3.66%) German Language
4 4 (2.44%) Back Office
4 4 (2.44%) Games
4 4 (2.44%) Military
4 4 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.83%) Welsh Language
6 2 (1.22%) French Language
6 2 (1.22%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.22%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.22%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (22.56%) Analyst
2 24 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 16 (9.76%) Developer
4 15 (9.15%) Consultant
5 12 (7.32%) Microsoft Developer
6 11 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (6.71%) Desktop Support
6 11 (6.71%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 11 (6.71%) Support Analyst
6 11 (6.71%) Test Analyst
7 10 (6.10%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.49%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 9 (5.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (5.49%) CRM Developer
9 8 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Linux Support
9 8 (4.88%) Service Analyst
10 7 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.27%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.73%) .NET
2 23 (14.02%) ASP.NET
3 21 (12.80%) HTML
4 13 (7.93%) jQuery
4 13 (7.93%) Web Services
5 10 (6.10%) CSS
6 6 (3.66%) LINQ
7 5 (3.05%) LAMP
7 5 (3.05%) MDX
7 5 (3.05%) REST
7 5 (3.05%) SOAP
7 5 (3.05%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (2.44%) Ajax
8 4 (2.44%) Classic ASP
8 4 (2.44%) CSS3
8 4 (2.44%) DHTML
8 4 (2.44%) JFC
8 4 (2.44%) XML
9 2 (1.22%) JDBC
10 1 (0.61%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.98%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.15%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.32%) NHS
5 8 (4.88%) PACS
6 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.66%) Cybercrime
6 6 (3.66%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.66%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.05%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.44%) Clustering
8 4 (2.44%) EqualLogic
8 4 (2.44%) Spread Betting
9 2 (1.22%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.22%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.22%) User Experience
10 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (32.32%) Windows
2 35 (21.34%) Unix
3 32 (19.51%) Linux
4 18 (10.98%) Windows Server
5 16 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (4.88%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.66%) Windows 10
8 6 (3.66%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.83%) Solaris
10 2 (1.22%) AIX
10 2 (1.22%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.51%) CRM
2 31 (18.90%) ITIL
3 25 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (14.63%) Project Management
5 21 (12.80%) Workflow
6 19 (11.59%) Problem Management
7 15 (9.15%) Test Scripting
8 14 (8.54%) Waterfall
9 13 (7.93%) E-Commerce
10 12 (7.32%) Time Management
11 11 (6.71%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (6.71%) Release Management
11 11 (6.71%) Service Delivery
12 10 (6.10%) Asset Management
12 10 (6.10%) Business Analysis
13 9 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (5.49%) Information Security
13 9 (5.49%) Unit Testing
14 8 (4.88%) ITIL V3
14 8 (4.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 69 (42.07%) SQL
2 30 (18.29%) C#
3 27 (16.46%) JavaScript
4 22 (13.41%) Shell Script
5 18 (10.98%) Java
6 13 (7.93%) Perl
7 12 (7.32%) T-SQL
8 9 (5.49%) VBA
9 8 (4.88%) Python
10 6 (3.66%) C
10 6 (3.66%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.05%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.05%) VB
12 4 (2.44%) PHP
13 1 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (11.59%) Degree
2 12 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.27%) MCSE
5 6 (3.66%) CISA
5 6 (3.66%) CISM
5 6 (3.66%) CISSP
5 6 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.05%) MCSA
7 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.83%) CCNA
8 3 (1.83%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.22%) CCA
9 2 (1.22%) CIPD
9 2 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.22%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.22%) MCITP
9 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.61%) CCIE
10 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.27%) SLA
2 6 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.66%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.05%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.44%) QA
5 1 (0.61%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 34 (20.73%) Active Directory
2 27 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.49%) vSphere
4 5 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.05%) Terminal Services
4 5 (3.05%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.83%) Postfix
5 3 (1.83%) qmail
5 3 (1.83%) Sendmail
5 3 (1.83%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (6.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.05%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (2.44%) SCCM
4 3 (1.83%) Plesk
5 2 (1.22%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 37 (22.56%) VMware
2 25 (15.24%) Cisco
3 20 (12.20%) CheckPoint
4 18 (10.98%) Oracle
5 13 (7.93%) SAP
6 12 (7.32%) IBM
7 10 (6.10%) Citrix
7 10 (6.10%) HP
8 8 (4.88%) Sybase
9 6 (3.66%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.05%) Avaya
10 5 (3.05%) Cognos
10 5 (3.05%) Telerik
11 4 (2.44%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.44%) Dell
12 2 (1.22%) Splunk
13 1 (0.61%) Axway
13 1 (0.61%) F5
13 1 (0.61%) Google
13 1 (0.61%) Palo Alto
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