The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 431 378 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.80% 18.81% 17.55%
As % of the Vendors category 34.29% 36.70% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 345 321 412
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1257 1030 1474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.82% 51.24% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1013 806 1127
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +14 166 £45,000 - 5
Hemel Hempstead -16 36 £50,000 +42.85% 8
Stevenage -1 32 £30,000 -3.22% 2
St Albans -17 19 £50,000 +33.33% 10
Welwyn Garden City +3 17 £30,500 -18.66% 3
Letchworth +10 16 £39,000 +16.41%
Rickmansworth +4 16 £35,000 -20.45% 3
Hertford +3 10 £36,250 +9.84% 2
Potters Bar -1 10 £32,500 -7.14%
Borehamwood +7 5 £25,000 -6.54% 2
Hitchin -12 3 - -
Bishop's Stortford +1 2 £33,250 -26.11%
Berkhamsted -5 1 £25,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £22,500 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 457 (46.16%) MS Excel
2 450 (45.45%) Windows
3 298 (30.10%) MS Office
4 284 (28.69%) SQL
5 245 (24.75%) SQL Server
6 229 (23.13%) Active Directory
7 220 (22.22%) VMware
8 214 (21.62%) .NET
9 187 (18.89%) C#
10 186 (18.79%) Finance
11 172 (17.37%) MS Exchange
12 160 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 160 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 147 (14.85%) ASP.NET
14 130 (13.13%) Hyper-V
15 121 (12.22%) Degree
15 121 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
16 119 (12.02%) Citrix
16 119 (12.02%) ITIL
17 117 (11.82%) SharePoint
18 116 (11.72%) Retail
19 113 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
20 112 (11.31%) JavaScript
21 110 (11.11%) LAN
22 105 (10.61%) Linux
23 104 (10.51%) Cisco
24 103 (10.40%) E-Commerce
25 102 (10.30%) Windows Server 2003
26 99 (10.00%) T-SQL
27 98 (9.90%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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
1 172 (17.37%) MS Exchange
2 117 (11.82%) SharePoint
3 80 (8.08%) Lync
4 76 (7.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 58 (5.86%) IIS
6 56 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 52 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 47 (4.75%) CMS
9 43 (4.34%) WebSphere
10 39 (3.94%) Tomcat
11 33 (3.33%) MQSeries
11 33 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
11 33 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
12 28 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
13 26 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
14 21 (2.12%) SharePoint Server
15 12 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
17 10 (1.01%) Apache
18 9 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 457 (46.16%) MS Excel
2 298 (30.10%) MS Office
3 23 (2.32%) MS Project
4 22 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.91%) FrameMaker
7 8 (0.81%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.61%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.51%) RoboHelp
9 5 (0.51%) CorelDRAW
10 3 (0.30%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.20%) InDesign
12 1 (0.10%) DOC1
12 1 (0.10%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.20%) SalesLogix
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (5.66%) Office 365
2 42 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.83%) PaaS
4 19 (1.92%) IaaS
5 15 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.61%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.51%) SaaS
9 4 (0.40%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 110 (11.11%) LAN
2 87 (8.79%) TCP/IP
3 85 (8.59%) WAN
4 76 (7.68%) DNS
4 76 (7.68%) Firewall
5 64 (6.46%) SAN
6 42 (4.24%) FTP
7 41 (4.14%) HTTP
8 37 (3.74%) DHCP
9 34 (3.43%) Internet
10 27 (2.73%) VoIP
11 23 (2.32%) VPN
12 21 (2.12%) Intranet
13 18 (1.82%) MPLS
14 15 (1.52%) iSCSI
14 15 (1.52%) NAS
14 15 (1.52%) Unified Communications
15 13 (1.31%) Wireless
15 13 (1.31%) Ethernet
15 13 (1.31%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (24.75%) SQL Server
2 73 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (5.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (3.64%) DB2
5 29 (2.93%) Relational Database
6 24 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (1.62%) Oracle Database
9 16 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 14 (1.41%) EDRMS
11 12 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (1.11%) MySQL
13 10 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.81%) DTS
15 7 (0.71%) MS Access
15 7 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (4.75%) Visual Studio
2 31 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (1.72%) NUnit
3 17 (1.72%) Subversion
4 11 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (1.01%) CruiseControl
5 10 (1.01%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.91%) JIRA
7 8 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (0.81%) Toad
7 8 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (0.61%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.40%) Selenium
11 3 (0.30%) Ant
11 3 (0.30%) MSI
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.30%) TortoiseSVN
12 2 (0.20%) Moq
12 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
General
1 186 (18.79%) Finance
2 116 (11.72%) Retail
3 74 (7.47%) Manufacturing
4 49 (4.95%) Marketing
5 42 (4.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 32 (3.23%) Legal
7 28 (2.83%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.82%) Back Office
9 16 (1.62%) Advertising
10 12 (1.21%) Law
11 7 (0.71%) Banking
12 5 (0.51%) Electronics
13 4 (0.40%) Publishing
13 4 (0.40%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.40%) Billing
14 3 (0.30%) Games
14 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.20%) Local Government
16 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 212 (21.41%) Analyst
2 205 (20.71%) Developer
3 96 (9.70%) Support Engineer
4 94 (9.49%) Architect
5 87 (8.79%) Consultant
5 87 (8.79%) Support Analyst
6 85 (8.59%) .NET Developer
7 66 (6.67%) Technical Support
8 54 (5.45%) C# Developer
9 49 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 48 (4.85%) Senior Developer
11 44 (4.44%) IT Support
12 41 (4.14%) Technical Consultant
13 38 (3.84%) C# .NET Developer
14 36 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
14 36 (3.64%) Junior
15 35 (3.54%) Operations Analyst
16 34 (3.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 34 (3.43%) ASP.NET Developer
17 33 (3.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (21.62%) .NET
2 147 (14.85%) ASP.NET
3 94 (9.49%) HTML
4 88 (8.89%) CSS
5 68 (6.87%) Middleware
6 67 (6.77%) .NET Framework
7 61 (6.16%) Web Services
8 59 (5.96%) XML
9 57 (5.76%) jQuery
10 43 (4.34%) J2EE
11 39 (3.94%) WCF
12 35 (3.54%) JDBC
13 34 (3.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (3.33%) HTML5
15 29 (2.93%) Ajax
16 27 (2.73%) XHTML
16 27 (2.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 26 (2.63%) SOAP
18 20 (2.02%) COM
18 20 (2.02%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 113 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (3.54%) Management Information System
3 28 (2.83%) Clustering
4 27 (2.73%) Mathematics
5 21 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.02%) Visualisation
7 17 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 17 (1.72%) PKI
8 14 (1.41%) Taxonomies
9 12 (1.21%) Replication
9 12 (1.21%) Data Integration
10 10 (1.01%) Tandem
11 8 (0.81%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.71%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.61%) Handset
13 6 (0.61%) iPad
13 6 (0.61%) User Experience
14 5 (0.51%) EqualLogic
14 5 (0.51%) IVR
14 5 (0.51%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 450 (45.45%) Windows
2 160 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 105 (10.61%) Linux
4 102 (10.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 90 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (6.77%) Windows XP
7 62 (6.26%) UNIX
8 49 (4.95%) Solaris
9 48 (4.85%) Windows 7
10 38 (3.84%) AIX
11 30 (3.03%) Windows 8
12 26 (2.63%) Windows Vista
13 13 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.61%) VMS
15 5 (0.51%) Android
16 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.30%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.30%) HPUX
16 3 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (12.02%) ITIL
2 103 (10.40%) E-Commerce
3 98 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (8.69%) Project Management
5 83 (8.38%) MVC
6 75 (7.58%) CRM
7 64 (6.46%) Change Management
8 60 (6.06%) Mentoring
9 53 (5.35%) SOA
10 49 (4.95%) Migration
10 49 (4.95%) Time Management
11 46 (4.65%) Scrum
12 45 (4.55%) TDD
13 42 (4.24%) PRINCE2
14 40 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
15 38 (3.84%) Software Engineering
16 34 (3.43%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (2.93%) Project Planning
18 27 (2.73%) Business Analysis
18 27 (2.73%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 284 (28.69%) SQL
2 187 (18.89%) C#
3 112 (11.31%) JavaScript
4 99 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 69 (6.97%) VB
6 60 (6.06%) Java
7 50 (5.05%) VB.NET
8 33 (3.33%) VBA
9 31 (3.13%) Perl
10 26 (2.63%) Bash Shell
11 25 (2.53%) C
12 22 (2.22%) VB6
13 17 (1.72%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.52%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.31%) VBScript
16 8 (0.81%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.61%) AWK
17 6 (0.61%) PHP
17 6 (0.61%) COBOL
17 6 (0.61%) Korn
Qualifications
1 121 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 121 (12.22%) Degree
2 76 (7.68%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (6.77%) MCSE
4 58 (5.86%) CCNA
5 54 (5.45%) MCITP
6 53 (5.35%) Security Cleared
7 29 (2.93%) SC Cleared
8 28 (2.83%) MCTS
8 28 (2.83%) CCNP
9 26 (2.63%) MCSA
9 26 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (2.53%) MCP
11 14 (1.41%) ISEB
12 11 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (1.01%) VCAP
13 10 (1.01%) NCDA
14 9 (0.91%) NCIE
14 9 (0.91%) PMI Certification
15 7 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.83%) SLA
2 23 (2.32%) QA
3 6 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) WCAG
4 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 229 (23.13%) Active Directory
2 160 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (13.13%) Hyper-V
4 38 (3.84%) vSphere
5 35 (3.54%) XenApp
6 27 (2.73%) VMware ESX
7 21 (2.12%) XenDesktop
8 18 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (1.62%) Terminal Services
10 15 (1.52%) XenServer
11 10 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.81%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.40%) KVM
15 2 (0.20%) vCloud
15 2 (0.20%) ACF2
15 2 (0.20%) pfSense
15 2 (0.20%) RACF
16 1 (0.10%) Squid
16 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 45 (4.55%) SCCM
2 17 (1.72%) SCOM
3 15 (1.52%) Tivoli
4 11 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 8 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.81%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.61%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.61%) Puppet
7 5 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.40%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.30%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.30%) Nagios
9 3 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.20%) MIIS
10 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.20%) OpenView
Vendors
1 220 (22.22%) VMware
2 119 (12.02%) Citrix
3 104 (10.51%) Cisco
4 87 (8.79%) Oracle
5 69 (6.97%) IBM
6 67 (6.77%) HP
7 34 (3.43%) NetApp
8 30 (3.03%) EMC
9 29 (2.93%) CheckPoint
10 25 (2.53%) Red Hat
11 23 (2.32%) Adobe
11 23 (2.32%) Symantec
12 16 (1.62%) ProCurve
12 16 (1.62%) Apple
13 15 (1.52%) Dell
13 15 (1.52%) Open Text
14 14 (1.41%) Novell
15 13 (1.31%) SAP
16 11 (1.11%) Sun
17 9 (0.91%) McAfee
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday, Life Insurance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £20,000 + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
@ITS
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus 10% bonus, 3% pension, life assurance, 31 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £23-27K per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Excellent Career Opportunity
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago