The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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.

Microsoft
Hertfordshire / Rickmansworth
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 12 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rickmansworth 12.50% 10.99% 8.89%
As % of the Vendors category 18.18% 22.73% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 12
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.48%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Rickmansworth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 22 44 60
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 68.75% 48.35% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 56
Median salary £42,500 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.35% +6.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Rickmansworth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Rickmansworth citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Rickmansworth

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Rickmansworth.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Rickmansworth region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Progress 4GL
3 3 (60.00%) Progress
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (60.00%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Ab Initio
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (60.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Fintech
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) FrameMaker
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Rickmansworth 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:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) FrameMaker
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (60.00%) PowerBuilder
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Applications Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Business Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Author
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Progress 4GL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Ab Initio
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Progress
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe