The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 24.00% 34.31% 21.21%
As % of the Vendors category 81.82% 52.24% 61.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 17
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £30,600 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Vendors Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22 67 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 29.33% 65.69% 34.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 30
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £47,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Welwyn Garden City region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 28 (58.33%) .NET
2 25 (52.08%) MS Excel
3 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 21 (43.75%) ITIL
3 21 (43.75%) Scrum
3 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (37.50%) C#
5 17 (35.42%) MVC
6 16 (33.33%) NUnit
7 15 (31.25%) BDD
7 15 (31.25%) Puppet
7 15 (31.25%) Node.js
7 15 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (31.25%) Couchbase
7 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
7 15 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (31.25%) OpenShift
7 15 (31.25%) TDD
7 15 (31.25%) Unit Testing
7 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (31.25%) Change Management
7 15 (31.25%) Games
8 14 (29.17%) OpenText
8 14 (29.17%) LiveLink
8 14 (29.17%) Visual Studio
8 14 (29.17%) Windows
8 14 (29.17%) Web Services
9 13 (27.08%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (27.08%) Problem Management
9 13 (27.08%) Incident Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
1 15 (31.25%) Node.js
2 14 (29.17%) LiveLink
3 2 (4.17%) Alfresco
3 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (52.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (31.25%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.17%) Mimecast
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) LDAP
2 2 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) NAS
2 2 (4.17%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.17%) VoIP
2 2 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) Couchbase
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) NUnit
2 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
3 14 (29.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (31.25%) Games
2 7 (14.58%) Retail
2 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Finance
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 16 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 16 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Lead .NET Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Lead C# Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Lead Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Technical Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Technical Leader
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Creative Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Software Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) IT Support
7 3 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) .NET
2 14 (29.17%) Web Services
3 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (4.17%) Classic ASP
5 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
5 2 (4.17%) NHibernate
5 2 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (4.17%) WCF
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.08%) COM
6 1 (2.08%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Taxonomies
2 4 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) SUSE
3 4 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (43.75%) ITIL
1 21 (43.75%) Scrum
2 17 (35.42%) MVC
3 15 (31.25%) BDD
3 15 (31.25%) Change Management
3 15 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 15 (31.25%) TDD
3 15 (31.25%) Unit Testing
4 13 (27.08%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (27.08%) Incident Management
4 13 (27.08%) Problem Management
5 11 (22.92%) Open Source
5 11 (22.92%) SOA
6 10 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (12.50%) Java
2 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.33%) VB
4 2 (4.17%) VB6
4 2 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) ISEB
1 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) MCP
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.17%) DFS Replication
4 2 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) Puppet
2 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.17%) SCCM
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
3 2 (4.17%) Simpana
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) OpenText
2 10 (20.83%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco
3 2 (4.17%) Citrix
3 2 (4.17%) CommVault
3 2 (4.17%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) Intel Security
3 2 (4.17%) NetApp
3 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.17%) WatchGuard