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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -9 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rickmansworth 2.33% 20.83% 26.23%
As % of the Vendors category 5.56% 40.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 15
Median salary £10,000 £42,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -76.47% +28.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

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 18 25 40
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 41.86% 52.08% 65.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 39
Median salary £41,250 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 29 March 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%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XSL
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (20.00%) SLA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Environment Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Trainee
3 1 (20.00%) Trainee Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Trainee Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle