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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 108 157 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.68% 27.40% 36.17%
As % of the Vendors category 43.20% 44.60% 58.41%
Number of salaries quoted 91 116 130
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,395 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,600
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +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
250 352 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 54.82% 61.43% 61.93%
Number of salaries quoted 215 272 223
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 30 August 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 (41.76%) MS Excel
2 75 (41.21%) SQL
3 64 (35.16%) SQL Server
4 52 (28.57%) Windows
5 46 (25.27%) Active Directory
6 41 (22.53%) VMware
7 40 (21.98%) Linux
7 40 (21.98%) .NET
8 39 (21.43%) CRM
9 38 (20.88%) ITIL
9 38 (20.88%) Dynamics CRM
10 33 (18.13%) VPN
10 33 (18.13%) Degree
11 31 (17.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 30 (16.48%) MS Office
13 29 (15.93%) C#
13 29 (15.93%) DNS
13 29 (15.93%) Firewall
13 29 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 27 (14.84%) Unix
15 26 (14.29%) DHCP
15 26 (14.29%) Project Management
15 26 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
16 25 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (13.74%) Data Centre
16 25 (13.74%) JavaScript
16 25 (13.74%) Management Information System
17 24 (13.19%) T-SQL
17 24 (13.19%) ASP.NET
17 24 (13.19%) Windows Server

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 20 (10.99%) Skype for Business
2 18 (9.89%) MS Exchange
3 13 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 12 (6.59%) CMS
5 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.20%) SugarCRM
7 3 (1.65%) Drupal
8 2 (1.10%) IIS
8 2 (1.10%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 76 (41.76%) MS Excel
2 30 (16.48%) MS Office
3 14 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (5.49%) MS Project
5 7 (3.85%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 38 (20.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (6.04%) SAP BPC
3 6 (3.30%) Scribe Insight
4 4 (2.20%) Sage CRM
5 2 (1.10%) SAP Business One
5 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.55%) BPCS
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.44%) Office 365
2 11 (6.04%) PaaS
3 5 (2.75%) SaaS
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.13%) VPN
2 29 (15.93%) DNS
2 29 (15.93%) Firewall
3 26 (14.29%) DHCP
4 20 (10.99%) Network Security
5 16 (8.79%) LAN
5 16 (8.79%) WAN
6 12 (6.59%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (6.04%) ISDN
7 11 (6.04%) MPLS
7 11 (6.04%) PBX
7 11 (6.04%) TCP/IP
7 11 (6.04%) VLAN
7 11 (6.04%) VoIP
8 10 (5.49%) IPsec
8 10 (5.49%) SSH
9 7 (3.85%) Skype
10 5 (2.75%) SAN
11 4 (2.20%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.10%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (35.16%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (8.79%) MS Access
4 14 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (6.59%) Power BI
6 12 (6.59%) SAP Data Services
6 12 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (6.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (6.04%) SAP BW
8 10 (5.49%) MySQL
8 10 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.59%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.40%) Subversion
4 5 (2.75%) ClearQuest
4 5 (2.75%) JIRA
4 5 (2.75%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.65%) NeoLoad
General
1 18 (9.89%) Finance
2 12 (6.59%) Retail
3 8 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.30%) Games
6 5 (2.75%) Marketing
7 4 (2.20%) Back Office
7 4 (2.20%) German Language
7 4 (2.20%) Military
8 3 (1.65%) Banking
9 2 (1.10%) Electronics
9 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.10%) Legal
9 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.55%) Automotive
10 1 (0.55%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.55%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.55%) Publishing
10 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.55%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 34 (18.68%) Support Engineer
2 28 (15.38%) Analyst
3 23 (12.64%) Developer
4 19 (10.44%) Microsoft Developer
5 13 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (7.14%) Linux Support
5 13 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
6 12 (6.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (6.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 12 (6.59%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 12 (6.59%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.04%) Consultant
8 10 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (4.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (4.95%) CRM Developer
9 9 (4.95%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (4.95%) Desktop Support
9 9 (4.95%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.98%) .NET
2 24 (13.19%) ASP.NET
3 17 (9.34%) HTML
4 16 (8.79%) Web Services
5 12 (6.59%) CSS
5 12 (6.59%) MDX
5 12 (6.59%) REST
5 12 (6.59%) SOAP
6 11 (6.04%) jQuery
7 8 (4.40%) Ajax
7 8 (4.40%) CSS3
7 8 (4.40%) DHTML
8 6 (3.30%) LINQ
9 5 (2.75%) XML
10 4 (2.20%) Classic ASP
10 4 (2.20%) JFC
11 2 (1.10%) COM
11 2 (1.10%) Middleware
12 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (13.74%) Data Centre
1 25 (13.74%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.79%) Mathematics
2 16 (8.79%) NHS
3 14 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.49%) PACS
5 6 (3.30%) Cybercrime
6 5 (2.75%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.10%) Clustering
8 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.10%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.10%) PKI
8 2 (1.10%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.55%) Handset
9 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 52 (28.57%) Windows
2 40 (21.98%) Linux
3 27 (14.84%) Unix
4 24 (13.19%) Windows Server
5 22 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (4.95%) Windows 10
8 9 (4.95%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.30%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.65%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.65%) Solaris
11 2 (1.10%) Android
12 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.43%) CRM
2 38 (20.88%) ITIL
3 26 (14.29%) Project Management
4 21 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (10.99%) E-Commerce
5 20 (10.99%) Unit Testing
6 19 (10.44%) Workflow
7 18 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (8.79%) Time Management
9 14 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 14 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 13 (7.14%) Coaching
10 13 (7.14%) ETL
11 12 (6.59%) B2B
11 12 (6.59%) Data Modelling
11 12 (6.59%) Database Tuning
11 12 (6.59%) ETL Development
11 12 (6.59%) ITIL V3
12 10 (5.49%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 75 (41.21%) SQL
2 29 (15.93%) C#
3 25 (13.74%) JavaScript
4 24 (13.19%) T-SQL
5 16 (8.79%) VBA
6 15 (8.24%) Shell Script
7 14 (7.69%) C
8 13 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 10 (5.49%) Perl
9 10 (5.49%) Python
10 8 (4.40%) Java
11 5 (2.75%) VB
12 4 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.55%) C++
13 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (18.13%) Degree
2 21 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.49%) CCNA
4 10 (5.49%) MCSA
5 7 (3.85%) CISA
5 7 (3.85%) CISM
5 7 (3.85%) CISSP
5 7 (3.85%) MCSE
6 5 (2.75%) MCP
6 5 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.20%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.20%) CCNP
7 4 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.10%) CCENT
9 2 (1.10%) CEH
9 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.10%) MCDBA
9 2 (1.10%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.40%) SLA
3 7 (3.85%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.75%) Data Quality
5 4 (2.20%) QA
6 1 (0.55%) PMBOK
System Software
1 46 (25.27%) Active Directory
2 29 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.59%) Terminal Services
4 11 (6.04%) VMware ESX
5 7 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.85%) vSphere
6 3 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.65%) XenApp
6 3 (1.65%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (2.75%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (2.75%) SCCM
2 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.55%) Nagios
2 1 (0.55%) Nessus
2 1 (0.55%) Simpana
2 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (22.53%) VMware
2 23 (12.64%) SAP
3 22 (12.09%) Cisco
4 21 (11.54%) CheckPoint
5 20 (10.99%) Oracle
6 12 (6.59%) Citrix
6 12 (6.59%) Cognos
6 12 (6.59%) IBM
7 10 (5.49%) Sybase
8 8 (4.40%) HP
9 4 (2.20%) Planview
9 4 (2.20%) Sage
9 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.20%) Veeam
10 3 (1.65%) Dell
10 3 (1.65%) Telerik
11 2 (1.10%) 3Com
11 2 (1.10%) Adobe
11 2 (1.10%) Avaya
11 2 (1.10%) Sun
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Posted: 3 days ago
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