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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 17.86% 2.33% 3.77%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 4.55% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% +43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
15 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 53.57% 51.16% 54.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 27
Average salary £70,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £37,750 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Hertford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) IIS
1 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
1 8 (88.89%) SOAP
1 8 (88.89%) XML
1 8 (88.89%) XSL
1 8 (88.89%) XSLT
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) NFS
1 8 (88.89%) WSDL
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
1 8 (88.89%) jQuery
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (88.89%) Entity Framework
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) VRRP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) VRRP
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
1 1 (11.11%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Head of Development
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Development Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
1 8 (88.89%) SOAP
1 8 (88.89%) XML
1 8 (88.89%) XSL
1 8 (88.89%) XSLT
1 8 (88.89%) WSDL
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
1 8 (88.89%) jQuery
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (88.89%) Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) NFS