Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 36 14
Rank change year-on-year +22 -22 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 59 21 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 18.97% 9.21% 27.46%
As % of the Vendors category 41.55% 20.59% 49.07%
Number of salaries quoted 49 30 90
St Albans median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -23.40% +56.67%
10th Percentile £24,750 £38,375 £29,400
90th Percentile £63,000 £55,500 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 142 102 216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 45.66% 44.74% 55.96%
Number of salaries quoted 124 100 199
St Albans median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £22,750 £31,650 £32,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in St Albans.

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 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in St Albans

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 28 (47.46%) C#
2 27 (45.76%) .NET
3 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET
4 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
5 17 (28.81%) MVC
5 17 (28.81%) Windows
6 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
6 15 (25.42%) CMS
6 15 (25.42%) Scrum
6 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (22.03%) jQuery
7 13 (22.03%) PowerShell
7 13 (22.03%) HTML
8 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (20.34%) CSS
8 12 (20.34%) ITIL
8 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (20.34%) Degree
8 12 (20.34%) Incident Management
8 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
9 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (18.64%) Web Development
9 11 (18.64%) SQL
10 10 (16.95%) MCP
10 10 (16.95%) CISSP
10 10 (16.95%) Service Management
10 10 (16.95%) CISA
10 10 (16.95%) CISM
10 10 (16.95%) Change Management

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 15 (25.42%) CMS
2 8 (13.56%) Skype for Business
3 7 (11.86%) Kentico
4 5 (8.47%) EPiServer
4 5 (8.47%) IIS
4 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.39%) 3ds Max
2 2 (3.39%) Maya
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) DHCP
1 5 (8.47%) DNS
1 5 (8.47%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) Skype
3 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (8.47%) Redis
3 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) TeamCity
2 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.47%) NUnit
4 4 (6.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Games
2 2 (3.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) .NET Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) Incident Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) SIEM Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) SOC Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) Help Desk Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) Senior Developer
7 7 (11.86%) C# Developer
7 7 (11.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (11.86%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
7 7 (11.86%) Web Developer
8 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (8.47%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (8.47%) C# Architect
9 5 (8.47%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (8.47%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (8.47%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.76%) .NET
2 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET
3 13 (22.03%) HTML
3 13 (22.03%) jQuery
4 12 (20.34%) CSS
5 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
6 9 (15.25%) CSS3
6 9 (15.25%) HTML5
7 7 (11.86%) Google Maps API
7 7 (11.86%) LINQ
8 6 (10.17%) Web Services
9 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (8.47%) Kafka
9 5 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (8.47%) SignalR
9 5 (8.47%) WCF
10 2 (3.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (3.39%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.39%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (3.39%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.39%) HoloLens
2 2 (3.39%) Kinect
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.39%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.47%) Mac OS
3 5 (8.47%) VMS
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) MVC
2 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) Scrum
3 12 (20.34%) Incident Management
3 12 (20.34%) ITIL
4 11 (18.64%) Web Development
5 10 (16.95%) BDD
5 10 (16.95%) Change Management
5 10 (16.95%) Information Security
5 10 (16.95%) Problem Management
5 10 (16.95%) Service Management
5 10 (16.95%) SIEM
6 8 (13.56%) TDD
7 7 (11.86%) Content Management
7 7 (11.86%) DevOps
7 7 (11.86%) Mobile First
7 7 (11.86%) OWASP
7 7 (11.86%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.47%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) C#
2 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
3 13 (22.03%) PowerShell
4 11 (18.64%) SQL
5 3 (5.08%) Python
5 3 (5.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.95%) CEH
2 10 (16.95%) CESG Certified Professional
2 10 (16.95%) CISA
2 10 (16.95%) CISM
2 10 (16.95%) CISSP
2 10 (16.95%) CRISC
2 10 (16.95%) MCP
2 10 (16.95%) SANS
2 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (11.86%) MCTS
4 2 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.69%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.47%) XenApp
2 5 (8.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) AlienVault
1 10 (16.95%) LogLogic
1 10 (16.95%) LogRhythm
2 7 (11.86%) Google
3 5 (8.47%) Apple
3 5 (8.47%) Cisco
3 5 (8.47%) Citrix
3 5 (8.47%) Dell
3 5 (8.47%) HP
3 5 (8.47%) Sitecore
3 5 (8.47%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) Samsung
4 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.39%) Sonus
4 2 (3.39%) Zeacom
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