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 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 11 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 70 82 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 13.62% 15.41% 22.09%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 29.60% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 51 68 87
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,034 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

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
210 277 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 40.86% 52.07% 57.56%
Number of salaries quoted 157 237 198
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 82 (46.59%) MS Excel
2 63 (35.80%) MS Office
3 54 (30.68%) SQL
4 52 (29.55%) Linux
5 50 (28.41%) Windows
6 46 (26.14%) VMware
7 45 (25.57%) Firewall
7 45 (25.57%) Active Directory
7 45 (25.57%) SQL Server
7 45 (25.57%) ITIL
8 43 (24.43%) DNS
9 39 (22.16%) Windows Server
10 35 (19.89%) MS PowerPoint
11 34 (19.32%) Office 365
12 33 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (18.18%) VPN
13 32 (18.18%) DHCP
13 32 (18.18%) PRINCE2
13 32 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (17.61%) Degree
15 30 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (16.48%) SharePoint
17 27 (15.34%) MS Exchange
17 27 (15.34%) Finance
17 27 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (14.77%) .NET
19 24 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
19 24 (13.64%) Skype for Business
19 24 (13.64%) Data Centre
20 23 (13.07%) C

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 29 (16.48%) SharePoint
2 27 (15.34%) MS Exchange
3 24 (13.64%) Skype for Business
4 9 (5.11%) IIS
5 6 (3.41%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.14%) Drupal
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.14%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.57%) CMS
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 82 (46.59%) MS Excel
2 63 (35.80%) MS Office
3 35 (19.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (5.68%) MS Project
5 8 (4.55%) MS Visio
6 5 (2.84%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.14%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 11 (6.25%) SAP BPC
2 10 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (4.55%) Magento
4 5 (2.84%) Sage 200
5 2 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.14%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.57%) Maximo
6 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (19.32%) Office 365
2 18 (10.23%) PaaS
3 16 (9.09%) SaaS
4 9 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (4.55%) Mimecast
6 4 (2.27%) IaaS
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.57%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 45 (25.57%) Firewall
2 43 (24.43%) DNS
3 32 (18.18%) DHCP
3 32 (18.18%) VPN
4 21 (11.93%) Remote Desktop
5 19 (10.80%) LAN
6 16 (9.09%) WAN
7 14 (7.95%) ISDN
7 14 (7.95%) MPLS
7 14 (7.95%) PBX
7 14 (7.95%) VLAN
7 14 (7.95%) VoIP
8 13 (7.39%) SAN
9 11 (6.25%) Unified Communications
10 10 (5.68%) TCP/IP
11 8 (4.55%) FTP
12 4 (2.27%) Internet
13 2 (1.14%) Network Security
13 2 (1.14%) Skype
13 2 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (25.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.09%) Power BI
3 15 (8.52%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (7.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (6.25%) MS Access
6 11 (6.25%) SAP BW
6 11 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
6 11 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (5.11%) MySQL
8 8 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.14%) PowerPivot
10 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.57%) DB2
11 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.27%) JIRA
3 2 (1.14%) NeoLoad
3 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (15.34%) Finance
2 21 (11.93%) Manufacturing
3 15 (8.52%) Retail
4 8 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.41%) Banking
6 5 (2.84%) Advertising
6 5 (2.84%) Legal
6 5 (2.84%) Marketing
7 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (26.70%) Analyst
2 32 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 21 (11.93%) Developer
4 20 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
4 20 (11.36%) Architect
4 20 (11.36%) Support Engineer
5 18 (10.23%) Linux Support
6 16 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 16 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 16 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (8.52%) Consultant
8 14 (7.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 14 (7.95%) Office 365 Engineer
8 14 (7.95%) Server Engineer
9 13 (7.39%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (6.25%) IT Analyst
10 11 (6.25%) Microsoft BI Developer
10 11 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
11 10 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (5.68%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.77%) .NET
2 11 (6.25%) MDX
2 11 (6.25%) REST
2 11 (6.25%) SOAP
2 11 (6.25%) Web Services
3 8 (4.55%) JDBC
4 5 (2.84%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.84%) HTML
5 4 (2.27%) CSS
6 3 (1.70%) XML
7 2 (1.14%) jQuery
7 2 (1.14%) Middleware
8 1 (0.57%) COM
8 1 (0.57%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 22 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (11.36%) NHS
4 16 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 16 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 15 (8.52%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.11%) PKI
7 8 (4.55%) Handset
8 3 (1.70%) Copywriting
8 3 (1.70%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.14%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.14%) Life Science
9 2 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.14%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.57%) AS400
10 1 (0.57%) Clustering
10 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.57%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 52 (29.55%) Linux
2 50 (28.41%) Windows
3 39 (22.16%) Windows Server
4 33 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (9.66%) Windows 7
8 15 (8.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (7.95%) Solaris
10 10 (5.68%) Mac OS X
10 10 (5.68%) Unix
11 9 (5.11%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.27%) OpenVMS
13 3 (1.70%) Android
14 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.57%) ITIL
2 32 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 21 (11.93%) Logistics
3 21 (11.93%) Mentoring
4 20 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (10.80%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (10.80%) E-Commerce
6 17 (9.66%) CRM
7 16 (9.09%) Coaching
7 16 (9.09%) ERP
7 16 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 15 (8.52%) ETL
9 13 (7.39%) Data Modelling
9 13 (7.39%) ETL Development
9 13 (7.39%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (7.39%) Project Management
9 13 (7.39%) Time Management
10 11 (6.25%) Database Tuning
10 11 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (30.68%) SQL
2 23 (13.07%) C
3 16 (9.09%) C#
4 15 (8.52%) T-SQL
5 13 (7.39%) PowerShell
6 12 (6.82%) Java
7 11 (6.25%) VBA
8 9 (5.11%) Perl
9 8 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.55%) PHP
10 7 (3.98%) C++
10 7 (3.98%) VB
11 6 (3.41%) JavaScript
12 5 (2.84%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.14%) VBScript
14 1 (0.57%) Python
14 1 (0.57%) RPG
14 1 (0.57%) RPG IV
14 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (17.61%) Degree
2 24 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (9.09%) CCNA
3 16 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (7.39%) MCSE
5 9 (5.11%) CCA
5 9 (5.11%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.55%) CEH
6 8 (4.55%) SSCP
7 7 (3.98%) MCSA
8 6 (3.41%) MCP
8 6 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (2.84%) APMP
9 5 (2.84%) PMP
10 4 (2.27%) A+ Certification
10 4 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.70%) CCNP
12 2 (1.14%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.41%) QA
3 4 (2.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (25.57%) Active Directory
2 27 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (11.93%) Terminal Services
4 14 (7.95%) VMware ESX
5 13 (7.39%) Hyper-V
6 11 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.98%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.70%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.14%) vSphere
10 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 6 (3.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (2.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.70%) SCCM
5 1 (0.57%) Nagios
5 1 (0.57%) Nessus
5 1 (0.57%) SCOM
5 1 (0.57%) Simpana
Vendors
1 46 (26.14%) VMware
2 22 (12.50%) Citrix
3 20 (11.36%) CheckPoint
3 20 (11.36%) Oracle
4 17 (9.66%) Cisco
5 13 (7.39%) Dell
5 13 (7.39%) NetApp
5 13 (7.39%) Planview
6 12 (6.82%) SAP
7 11 (6.25%) Cognos
7 11 (6.25%) HP
7 11 (6.25%) IBM
8 8 (4.55%) Veeam
9 7 (3.98%) Sage
9 7 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (3.41%) Symantec
11 5 (2.84%) SonicWALL
12 4 (2.27%) Adobe
12 4 (2.27%) Google
13 2 (1.14%) Sun
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