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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 44 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 12.33% 28.76% 19.05%
As % of the Vendors category 29.03% 47.83% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 8
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £29,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £54,250 £54,300
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
31 92 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 42.47% 60.13% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24 51 21
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (58.62%) MS Excel
2 15 (51.72%) Scrum
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) Windows
4 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
5 11 (37.93%) .NET
5 11 (37.93%) VMware
6 10 (34.48%) C#
6 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
7 9 (31.03%) MVC
7 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (27.59%) NUnit
8 8 (27.59%) Retail
8 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (24.14%) OpenShift
9 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (24.14%) Node.js
9 7 (24.14%) Couchbase
9 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
9 7 (24.14%) BDD
9 7 (24.14%) Puppet
9 7 (24.14%) TDD
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
9 7 (24.14%) Games
10 6 (20.69%) ITIL
10 6 (20.69%) Java
10 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
10 6 (20.69%) Linux
10 6 (20.69%) SDLC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (24.14%) Node.js
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) Alfresco
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) LiveLink
Applications
1 17 (58.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (24.14%) OpenShift
2 2 (6.90%) Mimecast
2 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) NAS
1 2 (6.90%) SAN
1 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
1 2 (6.90%) VoIP
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) Couchbase
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) NUnit
2 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (27.59%) Retail
2 7 (24.14%) Games
3 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Publishing
4 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
2 8 (27.59%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (27.59%) C# Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Lead .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Lead C# Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Lead Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Technical Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Technical Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Creative Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Head of Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Head of Business Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Head of Business Systems
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (6.90%) Classic ASP
3 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
3 2 (6.90%) NHibernate
3 2 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (6.90%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.45%) NancyFx
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
1 3 (10.34%) IVR
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.79%) SUSE
3 4 (13.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (51.72%) Scrum
2 9 (31.03%) MVC
3 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (24.14%) BDD
4 7 (24.14%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
5 6 (20.69%) ITIL
5 6 (20.69%) SDLC
6 5 (17.24%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (17.24%) Line Management
6 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
7 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.34%) Change Management
8 3 (10.34%) SOA
8 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.34%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) VB
5 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.90%) VB6
6 2 (6.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (13.79%) vSphere
4 2 (6.90%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) Simpana
3 2 (6.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) CommVault
2 2 (6.90%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
2 2 (6.90%) NetApp
2 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
2 2 (6.90%) WatchGuard
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) OpenText
3 1 (3.45%) Sun