The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 9.23% 7.32% 24.56%
As % of the Vendors category 22.22% 33.33% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 14
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £27,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 Hertford region.

Vendors Category
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
27 9 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 41.54% 21.95% 70.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 39
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,600 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Hertford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Hertford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Hertford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Hertford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Hertford region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Hertford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) .NET
3 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
4 8 (50.00%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) CRM
6 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
6 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) LAN
7 4 (25.00%) VoIP
7 4 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 4 (25.00%) Internet
8 3 (18.75%) Broadband
8 3 (18.75%) WinForms
8 3 (18.75%) MVC
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) TDD
8 3 (18.75%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco
8 3 (18.75%) OOD
8 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
8 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) C
8 3 (18.75%) WCAG
8 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (18.75%) WPF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (12.50%) Agresso
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) VoIP
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
1 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) Broadband
3 2 (12.50%) ADSL
3 2 (12.50%) RIP
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) MPLS
3 2 (12.50%) OSPF
3 2 (12.50%) VRRP
3 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (12.50%) xDSL
4 1 (6.25%) RTP
4 1 (6.25%) Intranet
4 1 (6.25%) Extranet
4 1 (6.25%) 802.11
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (18.75%) CRM Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) CRM Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) WinForms
3 3 (18.75%) WPF
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
1 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
2 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
2 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) OOD
2 3 (18.75%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) User Stories
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (12.50%) Line Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) C
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) WCAG
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos