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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 84 80 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.76% 17.02% 21.47%
As % of the Vendors category 37.17% 32.00% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 67 63 107
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,227 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
226 250 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 39.72% 53.19% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 182 208 258
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £27,436
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 7 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 83 (43.46%) MS Excel
2 65 (34.03%) SQL
3 63 (32.98%) SQL Server
4 52 (27.23%) MS Office
5 45 (23.56%) ITIL
5 45 (23.56%) Linux
6 44 (23.04%) Windows
7 43 (22.51%) Active Directory
8 41 (21.47%) DNS
9 39 (20.42%) VMware
10 38 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (19.90%) .NET
10 38 (19.90%) MS PowerPoint
11 37 (19.37%) Firewall
12 35 (18.32%) Degree
13 33 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (16.75%) Windows Server
14 32 (16.75%) PRINCE2
14 32 (16.75%) VPN
15 30 (15.71%) CRM
15 30 (15.71%) DHCP
15 30 (15.71%) Office 365
16 29 (15.18%) SQL Server 2008
16 29 (15.18%) T-SQL
17 28 (14.66%) SharePoint
17 28 (14.66%) Finance
17 28 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (14.14%) Dynamics CRM
18 27 (14.14%) Management Information System
19 25 (13.09%) Business Intelligence

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 28 (14.66%) SharePoint
2 21 (10.99%) Skype for Business
3 20 (10.47%) MS Exchange
4 11 (5.76%) CMS
5 6 (3.14%) MS Project Server
6 5 (2.62%) IIS
6 5 (2.62%) SugarCRM
7 4 (2.09%) Drupal
8 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 83 (43.46%) MS Excel
2 52 (27.23%) MS Office
3 38 (19.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (7.33%) MS Project
5 10 (5.24%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.05%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 27 (14.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (8.38%) SAP BPC
3 5 (2.62%) Sage CRM
4 3 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.05%) SAP Business One
5 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.52%) BPCS
6 1 (0.52%) Magento
6 1 (0.52%) Maximo
6 1 (0.52%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.71%) Office 365
2 16 (8.38%) PaaS
2 16 (8.38%) SaaS
3 8 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.66%) Mimecast
5 4 (2.09%) IaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.52%) G Suite
6 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 41 (21.47%) DNS
2 37 (19.37%) Firewall
3 32 (16.75%) VPN
4 30 (15.71%) DHCP
5 18 (9.42%) Remote Desktop
6 13 (6.81%) LAN
6 13 (6.81%) WAN
7 12 (6.28%) ISDN
7 12 (6.28%) MPLS
7 12 (6.28%) PBX
7 12 (6.28%) VLAN
7 12 (6.28%) VoIP
8 11 (5.76%) SAN
8 11 (5.76%) TCP/IP
9 9 (4.71%) Unified Communications
10 8 (4.19%) Network Security
11 5 (2.62%) IPsec
11 5 (2.62%) SSH
12 2 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.05%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (32.98%) SQL Server
2 29 (15.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (9.42%) Power BI
4 18 (9.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 18 (9.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (8.90%) MS Access
5 17 (8.90%) SAP Data Services
5 17 (8.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (8.38%) SAP BW
7 7 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (3.14%) MySQL
9 5 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.57%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.57%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.05%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.52%) DB2
12 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (12.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.28%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.19%) Subversion
4 4 (2.09%) NeoLoad
5 3 (1.57%) JIRA
General
1 28 (14.66%) Finance
2 22 (11.52%) Manufacturing
3 14 (7.33%) Retail
4 6 (3.14%) Banking
4 6 (3.14%) Marketing
5 4 (2.09%) Advertising
5 4 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.57%) Games
7 2 (1.05%) Automotive
7 2 (1.05%) Electronics
7 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.05%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (21.47%) Analyst
2 25 (13.09%) Developer
2 25 (13.09%) Support Analyst
3 22 (11.52%) Support Engineer
4 20 (10.47%) Architect
5 18 (9.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 17 (8.90%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 17 (8.90%) Microsoft Developer
7 16 (8.38%) Linux Support
7 16 (8.38%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (7.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (7.85%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (7.85%) Linux Support Engineer
8 15 (7.85%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (6.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (6.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (5.76%) Office 365 Engineer
11 10 (5.24%) IT Analyst
12 9 (4.71%) Infrastructure Support
12 9 (4.71%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.90%) .NET
2 17 (8.90%) MDX
2 17 (8.90%) REST
2 17 (8.90%) SOAP
2 17 (8.90%) Web Services
3 15 (7.85%) ASP.NET
4 14 (7.33%) HTML
5 13 (6.81%) CSS
6 8 (4.19%) Ajax
6 8 (4.19%) CSS3
6 8 (4.19%) DHTML
7 3 (1.57%) XML
8 2 (1.05%) jQuery
8 2 (1.05%) Middleware
9 1 (0.52%) COM
9 1 (0.52%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (14.14%) Management Information System
3 25 (13.09%) Data Centre
4 23 (12.04%) NHS
5 19 (9.95%) Computer Science
6 16 (8.38%) Mathematics
7 9 (4.71%) PKI
8 7 (3.66%) Handset
9 5 (2.62%) PACS
10 3 (1.57%) Copywriting
10 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.57%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.05%) Clustering
11 2 (1.05%) Cybercrime
11 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.52%) AS400
12 1 (0.52%) Life Science
12 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.56%) Linux
2 44 (23.04%) Windows
3 32 (16.75%) Windows Server
4 23 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (11.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (9.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.76%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.71%) Mac OS X
9 9 (4.71%) Unix
10 7 (3.66%) Solaris
11 6 (3.14%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.09%) OpenVMS
13 3 (1.57%) Android
14 2 (1.05%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.56%) ITIL
2 38 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (16.75%) PRINCE2
4 30 (15.71%) CRM
5 25 (13.09%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (13.09%) Project Management
5 25 (13.09%) Unit Testing
6 20 (10.47%) E-Commerce
6 20 (10.47%) ETL
6 20 (10.47%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (10.47%) Time Management
7 18 (9.42%) Data Modelling
7 18 (9.42%) ETL Development
7 18 (9.42%) Mentoring
8 17 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (8.90%) Database Tuning
8 17 (8.90%) ERP
8 17 (8.90%) Logistics
9 16 (8.38%) TOGAF
10 15 (7.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 65 (34.03%) SQL
2 29 (15.18%) T-SQL
3 21 (10.99%) C#
4 18 (9.42%) PowerShell
5 17 (8.90%) C
5 17 (8.90%) VBA
6 15 (7.85%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.14%) Java
7 6 (3.14%) Perl
8 5 (2.62%) Python
8 5 (2.62%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.57%) C++
9 3 (1.57%) VB
10 2 (1.05%) PHP
11 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.52%) RPG
11 1 (0.52%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (18.32%) Degree
2 16 (8.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 14 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.71%) CEH
4 9 (4.71%) SSCP
5 8 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.19%) MCSA
6 7 (3.66%) CCNA
7 6 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.14%) MCP
7 6 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.62%) PMP
9 4 (2.09%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.09%) APMP
9 4 (2.09%) CCNP
10 3 (1.57%) CISA
10 3 (1.57%) CISM
10 3 (1.57%) CISSP
10 3 (1.57%) MCDBA
10 3 (1.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.66%) SLA
3 5 (2.62%) QA
4 3 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.52%) PMBOK
System Software
1 43 (22.51%) Active Directory
2 28 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.42%) Terminal Services
4 12 (6.28%) VMware ESX
5 10 (5.24%) Hyper-V
6 9 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.14%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.57%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.52%) vSphere
9 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.66%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.57%) SCCM
3 2 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.52%) Nagios
4 1 (0.52%) Nessus
4 1 (0.52%) Simpana
4 1 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 39 (20.42%) VMware
2 22 (11.52%) Oracle
2 22 (11.52%) SAP
3 20 (10.47%) CheckPoint
4 17 (8.90%) Cognos
4 17 (8.90%) IBM
5 16 (8.38%) Cisco
6 14 (7.33%) Planview
7 13 (6.81%) Citrix
8 12 (6.28%) NetApp
9 9 (4.71%) HP
9 9 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (4.71%) Veeam
10 8 (4.19%) Dell
11 6 (3.14%) Sage
12 5 (2.62%) Sybase
13 4 (2.09%) Adobe
13 4 (2.09%) Telerik
14 2 (1.05%) 3Com
14 2 (1.05%) Sun
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