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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 111 164 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.77% 29.60% 37.16%
As % of the Vendors category 46.25% 47.95% 56.51%
Number of salaries quoted 97 108 150
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 £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
240 342 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 51.39% 61.73% 65.75%
Number of salaries quoted 201 239 268
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 76 (43.18%) MS Excel
2 72 (40.91%) SQL
3 64 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 52 (29.55%) Windows
5 40 (22.73%) CRM
5 40 (22.73%) .NET
5 40 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
6 38 (21.59%) Active Directory
7 37 (21.02%) VMware
8 34 (19.32%) ITIL
8 34 (19.32%) C#
9 33 (18.75%) Linux
10 30 (17.05%) JavaScript
11 29 (16.48%) Unix
11 29 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (15.91%) Project Management
12 28 (15.91%) VPN
13 27 (15.34%) ASP.NET
14 26 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (14.20%) Degree
16 24 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
16 24 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (13.64%) MS Office
16 24 (13.64%) HTML
16 24 (13.64%) Cisco
17 23 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (12.50%) Firewall
18 22 (12.50%) Windows Server
19 21 (11.93%) Data Centre
19 21 (11.93%) Management Information System

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 19 (10.80%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 15 (8.52%) SharePoint
4 12 (6.82%) CMS
5 7 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.70%) SugarCRM
8 2 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.14%) Drupal
8 2 (1.14%) IIS
8 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.57%) Apache
9 1 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.57%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 76 (43.18%) MS Excel
2 24 (13.64%) MS Office
3 13 (7.39%) MS Project
4 10 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (3.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 40 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.41%) SAP BPC
2 6 (3.41%) Scribe Insight
3 3 (1.70%) Sage CRM
4 2 (1.14%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.57%) BPCS
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.57%) Maximo
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.39%) Office 365
2 10 (5.68%) PaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.91%) VPN
2 22 (12.50%) Firewall
3 20 (11.36%) Network Security
4 19 (10.80%) DHCP
5 18 (10.23%) DNS
6 16 (9.09%) LAN
6 16 (9.09%) WAN
7 10 (5.68%) SSH
8 9 (5.11%) IPsec
8 9 (5.11%) MPLS
8 9 (5.11%) TCP/IP
9 8 (4.55%) Skype
10 7 (3.98%) ISDN
10 7 (3.98%) PBX
10 7 (3.98%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (3.98%) VLAN
10 7 (3.98%) VoIP
11 6 (3.41%) SAN
12 4 (2.27%) Spanning Tree
13 2 (1.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.25%) MS Access
4 10 (5.68%) MySQL
5 9 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.98%) Power BI
7 7 (3.98%) SAP Data Services
7 7 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.41%) SAP BW
9 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.55%) ClearQuest
3 8 (4.55%) JIRA
3 8 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 8 (4.55%) Subversion
4 5 (2.84%) NeoLoad
General
1 16 (9.09%) Finance
2 10 (5.68%) Retail
3 7 (3.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.41%) Games
4 6 (3.41%) German Language
4 6 (3.41%) Marketing
5 4 (2.27%) Back Office
5 4 (2.27%) Military
6 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.70%) Welsh Language
7 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.14%) French Language
7 2 (1.14%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.14%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.14%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (18.18%) Analyst
2 26 (14.77%) Support Engineer
3 18 (10.23%) Developer
4 15 (8.52%) Consultant
5 14 (7.95%) Microsoft Developer
6 12 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 11 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 9 (5.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (5.11%) CRM Developer
8 9 (5.11%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) Head of Development
9 8 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) Linux Support
9 8 (4.55%) Linux Support Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.73%) .NET
2 27 (15.34%) ASP.NET
3 24 (13.64%) HTML
4 14 (7.95%) CSS
5 13 (7.39%) jQuery
5 13 (7.39%) Web Services
6 8 (4.55%) Ajax
6 8 (4.55%) CSS3
6 8 (4.55%) DHTML
7 7 (3.98%) MDX
7 7 (3.98%) REST
7 7 (3.98%) SOAP
8 6 (3.41%) LINQ
9 5 (2.84%) XML
10 4 (2.27%) Classic ASP
10 4 (2.27%) JFC
11 2 (1.14%) COM
12 1 (0.57%) HTML5
12 1 (0.57%) LAMP
12 1 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.93%) Data Centre
2 21 (11.93%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.95%) NHS
4 10 (5.68%) Mathematics
5 9 (5.11%) PACS
6 8 (4.55%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.41%) Cybercrime
8 5 (2.84%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.27%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.27%) EqualLogic
9 4 (2.27%) Spread Betting
10 3 (1.70%) Clustering
10 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.57%) PKI
12 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (29.55%) Windows
2 33 (18.75%) Linux
3 29 (16.48%) Unix
4 22 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 16 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.98%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.41%) Windows 10
10 6 (3.41%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.73%) CRM
2 34 (19.32%) ITIL
3 28 (15.91%) Project Management
4 23 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (11.93%) Workflow
6 16 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 15 (8.52%) E-Commerce
7 15 (8.52%) Unit Testing
8 13 (7.39%) Time Management
9 12 (6.82%) B2B
9 12 (6.82%) Service Delivery
9 12 (6.82%) Test Scripting
10 11 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (6.25%) ITIL V3
10 11 (6.25%) Waterfall
11 10 (5.68%) Asset Management
11 10 (5.68%) Coaching
11 10 (5.68%) Information Security
12 9 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (5.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (40.91%) SQL
2 34 (19.32%) C#
3 30 (17.05%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.80%) T-SQL
5 18 (10.23%) Shell Script
6 11 (6.25%) Java
6 11 (6.25%) VBA
7 10 (5.68%) Perl
8 9 (5.11%) Python
9 8 (4.55%) C
10 7 (3.98%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.41%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.84%) VB
13 2 (1.14%) PHP
14 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (14.20%) Degree
2 17 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.11%) MCSE
4 8 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.41%) CISA
5 6 (3.41%) CISM
5 6 (3.41%) CISSP
5 6 (3.41%) MCSA
5 6 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.84%) CCNA
7 4 (2.27%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.70%) CCNP
8 3 (1.70%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.14%) MCITP
9 2 (1.14%) MCP
9 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.57%) CIPD
10 1 (0.57%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.11%) SLA
2 7 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.41%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.84%) Data Quality
5 4 (2.27%) QA
6 1 (0.57%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.57%) PMBOK
System Software
1 38 (21.59%) Active Directory
2 29 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.11%) vSphere
4 7 (3.98%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.98%) Terminal Services
4 7 (3.98%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.70%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.14%) XenApp
7 1 (0.57%) Postfix
7 1 (0.57%) qmail
7 1 (0.57%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.14%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.14%) SCCM
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.57%) Plesk
Vendors
1 37 (21.02%) VMware
2 24 (13.64%) Cisco
3 20 (11.36%) CheckPoint
4 18 (10.23%) SAP
5 17 (9.66%) Oracle
6 10 (5.68%) HP
6 10 (5.68%) IBM
7 9 (5.11%) Sybase
8 8 (4.55%) Citrix
9 7 (3.98%) Cognos
10 5 (2.84%) Avaya
10 5 (2.84%) Telerik
11 4 (2.27%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.27%) Dell
11 4 (2.27%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.70%) Sage
12 3 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.70%) Veeam
13 2 (1.14%) Planview
14 1 (0.57%) Axway
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