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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 74 110 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.20% 22.00% 28.39%
As % of the Vendors category 30.58% 38.46% 45.41%
Number of salaries quoted 64 73 117
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,395 £26,300 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
242 286 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 49.69% 57.20% 62.52%
Number of salaries quoted 186 201 282
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £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 30 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 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 68 (45.64%) MS Excel
2 58 (38.93%) SQL
3 46 (30.87%) Windows
4 44 (29.53%) SQL Server
5 42 (28.19%) MS Office
6 40 (26.85%) VMware
7 38 (25.50%) Unix
8 31 (20.81%) Linux
8 31 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (19.46%) C#
10 28 (18.79%) .NET
10 28 (18.79%) ITIL
10 28 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (18.12%) Cisco
12 26 (17.45%) Shell Script
12 26 (17.45%) Java
12 26 (17.45%) CRM
13 25 (16.78%) JavaScript
13 25 (16.78%) Active Directory
14 24 (16.11%) Dynamics CRM
15 22 (14.77%) Project Management
16 21 (14.09%) HTML
16 21 (14.09%) ASP.NET
16 21 (14.09%) Problem Management
17 20 (13.42%) Workflow
18 19 (12.75%) Oracle
18 19 (12.75%) DNS
19 18 (12.08%) SharePoint
20 17 (11.41%) Test Scripting
21 16 (10.74%) Waterfall

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 18 (12.08%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.07%) MS Exchange
3 13 (8.72%) WebSphere
3 13 (8.72%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (8.05%) Apache
4 12 (8.05%) Apache ServiceMix
4 12 (8.05%) Tomcat
5 9 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (5.37%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.01%) Jetty
8 2 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.34%) CMS
8 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (45.64%) MS Excel
2 42 (28.19%) MS Office
3 15 (10.07%) MS Project
4 7 (4.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.67%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 24 (16.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.03%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.67%) Maximo
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.67%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.71%) Office 365
2 5 (3.36%) PaaS
3 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.01%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (2.01%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.01%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.75%) DNS
2 16 (10.74%) VPN
3 15 (10.07%) Firewall
4 13 (8.72%) Network Security
4 13 (8.72%) SSH
5 12 (8.05%) DHCP
6 11 (7.38%) FTP
6 11 (7.38%) LAN
6 11 (7.38%) WAN
7 9 (6.04%) SSL
8 7 (4.70%) SAN
9 5 (3.36%) Skype
10 4 (2.68%) IPsec
10 4 (2.68%) MPLS
10 4 (2.68%) Spanning Tree
10 4 (2.68%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.01%) HTTP
11 3 (2.01%) VoIP
12 2 (1.34%) ISDN
12 2 (1.34%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (29.53%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.74%) MySQL
3 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.68%) MS Access
7 3 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.01%) DB2
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.72%) ClearQuest
1 13 (8.72%) JIRA
1 13 (8.72%) LoadRunner
1 13 (8.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.01%) NeoLoad
3 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (6.71%) Finance
2 6 (4.03%) German Language
3 5 (3.36%) Marketing
4 4 (2.68%) Back Office
4 4 (2.68%) Military
4 4 (2.68%) Retail
4 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.01%) Welsh Language
6 2 (1.34%) Advertising
6 2 (1.34%) French Language
6 2 (1.34%) Games
6 2 (1.34%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.34%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.34%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (22.82%) Analyst
2 14 (9.40%) Consultant
2 14 (9.40%) Support Engineer
3 13 (8.72%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 13 (8.72%) Test Analyst
4 12 (8.05%) Administrator
4 12 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (7.38%) Developer
5 11 (7.38%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Engineer
7 9 (6.04%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.37%) CRM Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Desktop Support
8 8 (5.37%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.70%) Agile Project Manager
9 7 (4.70%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Unix Administrator
9 7 (4.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.79%) .NET
2 21 (14.09%) ASP.NET
2 21 (14.09%) HTML
3 14 (9.40%) jQuery
4 12 (8.05%) LAMP
4 12 (8.05%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (6.04%) Web Services
6 6 (4.03%) LINQ
7 4 (2.68%) Classic ASP
7 4 (2.68%) CSS
7 4 (2.68%) JFC
7 4 (2.68%) XML
8 3 (2.01%) JDBC
9 1 (0.67%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.67%) COM
9 1 (0.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.72%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.71%) Clustering
2 10 (6.71%) NHS
3 9 (6.04%) Driving Licence
4 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.70%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.36%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.68%) Cybercrime
6 4 (2.68%) PACS
6 4 (2.68%) Spread Betting
7 3 (2.01%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.34%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.34%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.34%) User Experience
9 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (30.87%) Windows
2 38 (25.50%) Unix
3 31 (20.81%) Linux
4 15 (10.07%) Windows Server
4 15 (10.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.36%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.68%) Solaris
9 3 (2.01%) AIX
9 3 (2.01%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.01%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (18.79%) ITIL
2 26 (17.45%) CRM
3 22 (14.77%) Project Management
4 21 (14.09%) Problem Management
5 20 (13.42%) Workflow
6 17 (11.41%) Test Scripting
7 16 (10.74%) Waterfall
8 13 (8.72%) Business Analysis
8 13 (8.72%) Non-Functional Testing
8 13 (8.72%) Release Management
9 12 (8.05%) Scrum
10 10 (6.71%) Process Management
10 10 (6.71%) Time Management
11 9 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (6.04%) Process Improvement
11 9 (6.04%) Service Delivery
12 8 (5.37%) Asset Management
13 7 (4.70%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 58 (38.93%) SQL
2 29 (19.46%) C#
3 26 (17.45%) Java
3 26 (17.45%) Shell Script
4 25 (16.78%) JavaScript
5 16 (10.74%) Perl
6 12 (8.05%) Bash Shell
7 9 (6.04%) PHP
8 6 (4.03%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.36%) VB
10 4 (2.68%) Python
10 4 (2.68%) VBA
11 3 (2.01%) C
12 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (7.38%) Degree
1 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.70%) MCSE
4 6 (4.03%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.68%) CIPD
5 4 (2.68%) CISA
5 4 (2.68%) CISM
5 4 (2.68%) CISSP
5 4 (2.68%) MCSA
5 4 (2.68%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.01%) CCNA
6 3 (2.01%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.34%) CCA
7 2 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.34%) MCITP
8 1 (0.67%) APMP
8 1 (0.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) SLA
2 4 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.68%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.68%) QA
3 3 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 31 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (16.78%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.71%) vSphere
4 9 (6.04%) Postfix
4 9 (6.04%) qmail
4 9 (6.04%) Sendmail
5 6 (4.03%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.01%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.34%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.34%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (8.72%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (6.04%) Plesk
3 5 (3.36%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.68%) SCCM
5 2 (1.34%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 40 (26.85%) VMware
2 27 (18.12%) Cisco
3 19 (12.75%) Oracle
4 15 (10.07%) CheckPoint
5 13 (8.72%) IBM
6 12 (8.05%) Red Hat
7 11 (7.38%) Citrix
7 11 (7.38%) HP
8 7 (4.70%) SAP
9 5 (3.36%) Avaya
10 4 (2.68%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.68%) Dell
10 4 (2.68%) Sybase
11 3 (2.01%) Splunk
11 3 (2.01%) Telerik
12 1 (0.67%) Kofax
12 1 (0.67%) Lotus
12 1 (0.67%) Mitel
12 1 (0.67%) Planview
12 1 (0.67%) Veeam
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year + fantastic package
Posted: 5 days ago
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