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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 38 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 33.93% 19.42% 15.71%
As % of the Vendors category 60.32% 60.61% 44.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 31
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -26.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
63 33 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 56.25% 32.04% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 71
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -31.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
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
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 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 46 (62.16%) SQL Server
2 42 (56.76%) MS Excel
3 39 (52.70%) .NET
3 39 (52.70%) SQL
4 31 (41.89%) HTML
5 29 (39.19%) T-SQL
6 26 (35.14%) C#
7 25 (33.78%) Windows
7 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (32.43%) Visual Studio
9 23 (31.08%) Scrum
10 22 (29.73%) SOAP
10 22 (29.73%) Degree
10 22 (29.73%) Computer Science
10 22 (29.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (29.73%) Git (software)
11 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
11 21 (28.38%) VMware
12 20 (27.03%) TCP/IP
13 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET
14 16 (21.62%) VBA
14 16 (21.62%) Java
14 16 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (20.27%) E-Commerce
16 14 (18.92%) Web Services
17 13 (17.57%) XML
17 13 (17.57%) XSD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.16%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.41%) IIS
4 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 42 (56.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS Office
3 5 (6.76%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.03%) TCP/IP
2 9 (12.16%) DNS
3 6 (8.11%) HTTPS
3 6 (8.11%) HTTP
4 5 (6.76%) SAN
5 4 (5.41%) NAS
5 4 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.70%) Broadband
6 2 (2.70%) LAN
6 2 (2.70%) WAN
7 1 (1.35%) DHCP
7 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.35%) Internet
7 1 (1.35%) Firewall
7 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (62.16%) SQL Server
2 22 (29.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (17.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (17.57%) Relational Database
5 9 (12.16%) MS Access
6 7 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (9.46%) Data Mining
6 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.35%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (32.43%) Visual Studio
2 22 (29.73%) Git (software)
3 13 (17.57%) JUnit
3 13 (17.57%) Eclipse
4 9 (12.16%) CruiseControl
4 9 (12.16%) Subversion
4 9 (12.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (12.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (17.57%) Back Office
2 10 (13.51%) Finance
3 8 (10.81%) Retail
4 6 (8.11%) Retail Banking
4 6 (8.11%) Banking
4 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Developer
2 13 (17.57%) Java Developer
2 13 (17.57%) C# Developer
3 11 (14.86%) Analyst
3 11 (14.86%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Senior Support Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) IT Support
4 6 (8.11%) Senior IT Support
5 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.76%) Field Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Junior
6 4 (5.41%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Technical Services Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (5.41%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (52.70%) .NET
2 31 (41.89%) HTML
3 22 (29.73%) SOAP
4 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET
5 14 (18.92%) Web Services
6 13 (17.57%) XML
6 13 (17.57%) XSD
6 13 (17.57%) WSDL
6 13 (17.57%) JAXB
6 13 (17.57%) JDBC
6 13 (17.57%) JAX-WS
7 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (12.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (12.16%) REST
7 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 9 (12.16%) AngularJS
7 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 9 (12.16%) WinForms
7 9 (12.16%) NHibernate
7 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) Computer Science
2 16 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (17.57%) EFT
4 12 (16.22%) Management Information System
5 7 (9.46%) Data Extraction
6 4 (5.41%) Replication
7 1 (1.35%) Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.78%) Windows
2 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.41%) Linux
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.35%) UNIX
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) Scrum
3 16 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (20.27%) E-Commerce
5 13 (17.57%) OOD
5 13 (17.57%) OO
5 13 (17.57%) Domain-Driven Design
5 13 (17.57%) TDD
5 13 (17.57%) Business Development
5 13 (17.57%) User Stories
6 12 (16.22%) Knowledge Management
7 9 (12.16%) MVVM
7 9 (12.16%) E-business
7 9 (12.16%) MVC
7 9 (12.16%) SOA
7 9 (12.16%) ETL
8 8 (10.81%) Project Management
8 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
9 7 (9.46%) Business Analysis
9 7 (9.46%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) SQL
2 29 (39.19%) T-SQL
3 26 (35.14%) C#
4 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.62%) Java
5 16 (21.62%) VBA
6 13 (17.57%) Python
7 9 (12.16%) VB6
7 9 (12.16%) VB
7 9 (12.16%) VB.NET
8 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (29.73%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) ISTQB
2 6 (8.11%) ISEB
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.05%) MCSA
4 3 (4.05%) MCDST
4 3 (4.05%) MCTS
4 3 (4.05%) MCITP
5 1 (1.35%) MCSE
5 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) ISO 8583
2 9 (12.16%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.41%) vSphere
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) SCOM
1 6 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) VMware
2 7 (9.46%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (6.76%) NetApp
3 5 (6.76%) HP
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco
4 4 (5.41%) CommVault
4 4 (5.41%) WatchGuard
5 3 (4.05%) Veeam
5 3 (4.05%) Citrix
5 3 (4.05%) Symantec
6 2 (2.70%) BT
6 2 (2.70%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.70%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat