The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in St Albans 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 April 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 / St Albans
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 23 11
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 4 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 17.26% 5.13% 31.11%
As % of the Vendors category 42.03% 10.26% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 51
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 St Albans.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
St Albans
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 69 39 108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 41.07% 50.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 61 39 103
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £26,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in St Albans 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 St Albans

Microsoft
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in St Albans

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in St Albans

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in St Albans over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in St Albans

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 St Albans region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 17 (36.17%) C#
3 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
4 15 (31.91%) ITIL
4 15 (31.91%) Incident Management
5 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
6 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
6 12 (25.53%) Scrum
6 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (23.40%) CMS
7 11 (23.40%) Degree
7 11 (23.40%) Skype for Business
7 11 (23.40%) Skype
8 10 (21.28%) jQuery
8 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
9 9 (19.15%) Problem Management
9 9 (19.15%) HTML5
9 9 (19.15%) LogLogic
9 9 (19.15%) SIEM
9 9 (19.15%) CRISC
9 9 (19.15%) Time Management
9 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
9 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
9 9 (19.15%) TeamCity
9 9 (19.15%) MVC
9 9 (19.15%) Information Security
9 9 (19.15%) CEH
9 9 (19.15%) HTML
9 9 (19.15%) CSS

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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 11 (23.40%) CMS
1 11 (23.40%) Skype for Business
2 7 (14.89%) Kentico
3 4 (8.51%) EPiServer
3 4 (8.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) 3ds Max
1 2 (4.26%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Skype
2 4 (8.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.26%) Redis
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) TeamCity
2 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) NUnit
General
1 6 (12.77%) Multimedia
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Incident Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) SIEM Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) SOC Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Web Developer
4 6 (12.77%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) .NET Web Developer
5 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (10.64%) HTML Developer
5 5 (10.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
3 10 (21.28%) jQuery
4 9 (19.15%) CSS
4 9 (19.15%) CSS3
4 9 (19.15%) HTML
4 9 (19.15%) HTML5
5 7 (14.89%) Google Maps API
6 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (12.77%) LINQ
7 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.38%) Web Services
9 2 (4.26%) Ajax
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (4.26%) Kafka
9 2 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (4.26%) SignalR
9 2 (4.26%) WCF
9 2 (4.26%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.26%) HoloLens
3 2 (4.26%) Kinect
3 2 (4.26%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Incident Management
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Scrum
3 9 (19.15%) Change Management
3 9 (19.15%) Information Security
3 9 (19.15%) MVC
3 9 (19.15%) Problem Management
3 9 (19.15%) Service Management
3 9 (19.15%) SIEM
3 9 (19.15%) Time Management
4 7 (14.89%) BDD
4 7 (14.89%) Content Management
4 7 (14.89%) DevOps
4 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
4 7 (14.89%) Mobile First
4 7 (14.89%) OWASP
4 7 (14.89%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (14.89%) Web Development
5 5 (10.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) C#
2 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (23.40%) Degree
3 9 (19.15%) CEH
3 9 (19.15%) CESG Certified Professional
3 9 (19.15%) CISA
3 9 (19.15%) CISM
3 9 (19.15%) CISSP
3 9 (19.15%) CRISC
3 9 (19.15%) MCP
3 9 (19.15%) SANS
3 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
4 7 (14.89%) MCTS
5 6 (12.77%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.13%) CCNP
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) AlienVault
1 9 (19.15%) LogLogic
1 9 (19.15%) LogRhythm
2 7 (14.89%) Google
2 7 (14.89%) Sonus
3 6 (12.77%) ServiceNow
3 6 (12.77%) Zeacom
4 4 (8.51%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.26%) Samsung
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds