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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 6 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 14.29% 20.22% 8.70%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 29.03% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 10
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average 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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Vendors Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56 62 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 50.00% 69.66% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 49 45
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,750 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 3 August 2015, 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 33 (56.90%) Windows
2 27 (46.55%) VMware
3 23 (39.66%) MS Excel
4 22 (37.93%) SQL
5 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
6 19 (32.76%) .NET
6 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
6 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (29.31%) HP
8 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
9 14 (24.14%) Migration
9 14 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (24.14%) Data Centre
10 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (22.41%) Scrum
11 12 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (20.69%) Cisco
11 12 (20.69%) ITIL
11 12 (20.69%) HTML
12 11 (18.97%) T-SQL
12 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
12 11 (18.97%) DNS
12 11 (18.97%) Replication
12 11 (18.97%) SAN
12 11 (18.97%) Knowledge Management
12 11 (18.97%) Hyper-V
13 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
13 10 (17.24%) NAS
13 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
13 10 (17.24%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.34%) Lync
3 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) JBoss
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (39.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
3 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Office 365
2 6 (10.34%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
2 11 (18.97%) SAN
2 11 (18.97%) DNS
3 10 (17.24%) NAS
4 7 (12.07%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (12.07%) DHCP
5 6 (10.34%) HTTP
5 6 (10.34%) HTTPS
6 4 (6.90%) Firewall
6 4 (6.90%) LAN
6 4 (6.90%) WAN
7 3 (5.17%) SMTP
7 3 (5.17%) LDAP
7 3 (5.17%) X.400
7 3 (5.17%) X.500
8 2 (3.45%) SSH
8 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.45%) Broadband
8 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) RavenDB
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) NewSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.62%) JUnit
3 5 (8.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.62%) CruiseControl
3 5 (8.62%) Subversion
3 5 (8.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.34%) Retail
3 5 (8.62%) Retail Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Back Office
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Developer
1 11 (18.97%) Analyst
2 10 (17.24%) Consultant
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Consultant
4 5 (8.62%) Technical Services Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Test Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Service Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Test Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.76%) .NET
2 12 (20.69%) HTML
3 10 (17.24%) SOAP
4 6 (10.34%) Web Services
4 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.34%) CSS
5 5 (8.62%) JDBC
5 5 (8.62%) XML
5 5 (8.62%) XSD
5 5 (8.62%) WSDL
5 5 (8.62%) JAXB
5 5 (8.62%) NHibernate
5 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
5 5 (8.62%) WCF
5 5 (8.62%) jQuery
5 5 (8.62%) JAX-WS
5 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (8.62%) Entity Framework
5 5 (8.62%) REST
5 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.97%) Replication
3 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
4 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.62%) EFT
6 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.45%) Clustering
8 1 (1.72%) PKI
8 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.72%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 33 (56.90%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Linux
2 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) UNIX
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.45%) VMS
5 2 (3.45%) AIX
5 2 (3.45%) HPUX
5 2 (3.45%) Solaris
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Migration
1 14 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) Scrum
3 12 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (20.69%) ITIL
4 11 (18.97%) Knowledge Management
5 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 9 (15.52%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
8 7 (12.07%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (12.07%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (8.62%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (8.62%) User Stories
10 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (8.62%) SDLC
10 5 (8.62%) OOD
10 5 (8.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) SQL
2 11 (18.97%) T-SQL
3 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.52%) PowerShell
4 8 (13.79%) Java
5 6 (10.34%) C#
6 5 (8.62%) Python
7 2 (3.45%) VBScript
7 2 (3.45%) VB
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.62%) ISEB
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.17%) MCSE
5 2 (3.45%) CCNP
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.72%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.72%) CCNA
6 1 (1.72%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
2 5 (8.62%) ISO 8583
2 5 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (18.97%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.62%) vSphere
5 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.90%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.17%) Firmware
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.45%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.72%) XenApp
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) SCOM
2 6 (10.34%) SCCM
3 5 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.45%) Legato
4 2 (3.45%) WSUS
4 2 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.72%) Nmap
5 1 (1.72%) Puppet
5 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) VMware
2 17 (29.31%) HP
3 12 (20.69%) Cisco
4 9 (15.52%) Citrix
5 8 (13.79%) NetApp
6 7 (12.07%) CommVault
6 7 (12.07%) WatchGuard
7 6 (10.34%) Dell
8 5 (8.62%) Veritas
9 3 (5.17%) IBM
9 3 (5.17%) Sun
9 3 (5.17%) Fujitsu
10 2 (3.45%) BT
10 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.45%) EMC
11 1 (1.72%) Juniper
11 1 (1.72%) BMC
11 1 (1.72%) Compaq
11 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint