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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 355 521 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.62% 21.14% 21.73%
As % of the Vendors category 36.75% 40.36% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 292 398 452
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
966 1291 1335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 47.94% 52.37% 53.04%
Number of salaries quoted 777 1021 1095
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -3 112 £44,500 -1.11% 10
Hemel Hempstead -6 40 £42,000 +43.58% 3
Stevenage +12 29 £37,500 +21.95% 1
St Albans -8 17 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Welwyn Garden City -2 12 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Rickmansworth +12 9 £33,500 +21.81%
Waltham Cross - 8 £62,500 -
Borehamwood +6 7 £65,000 +100.00%
Bishop's Stortford +2 7 £23,750 -40.62% 1
Hoddesdon +2 6 £28,500 -12.30%
Letchworth -4 6 £40,000 - 2
Cheshunt - 3 £25,000 -
Hitchin +5 2 £21,000 -4.54% 1
Hertford -8 2 £23,000 -67.14% 1
Potters Bar -2 1 £27,500 -1.78%
Royston -4 1 £22,500 +4.65%
Harpenden -9 1 £19,500 -13.33% 1
Kings Langley - 1 £40,000 -
Tring - 1 £41,500 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 325 (44.04%) MS Excel
2 315 (42.68%) Windows
3 261 (35.37%) SQL Server
4 246 (33.33%) SQL
5 189 (25.61%) .NET
6 188 (25.47%) MS Office
7 177 (23.98%) Active Directory
8 160 (21.68%) C#
9 156 (21.14%) Windows Server
10 155 (21.00%) VMware
11 141 (19.11%) ITIL
12 127 (17.21%) Cisco
13 122 (16.53%) Linux
14 121 (16.40%) Agile Software Development
14 121 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
14 121 (16.40%) Windows Server 2008
15 119 (16.12%) JavaScript
16 116 (15.72%) ASP.NET
17 114 (15.45%) MS Exchange
18 105 (14.23%) HTML
19 101 (13.69%) Windows 7
20 97 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
21 94 (12.74%) Citrix
22 91 (12.33%) Firewall
23 87 (11.79%) Degree
24 86 (11.65%) TCP/IP
24 86 (11.65%) VPN
25 82 (11.11%) Finance
26 78 (10.57%) DNS
27 77 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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
1 114 (15.45%) MS Exchange
2 57 (7.72%) SharePoint
3 54 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 52 (7.05%) IIS
5 45 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 45 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 35 (4.74%) Skype for Business
7 34 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 33 (4.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 21 (2.85%) CMS
10 12 (1.63%) IBM Notes
11 9 (1.22%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.08%) Apache
12 8 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (1.08%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.41%) nginx
14 3 (0.41%) SugarCRM
15 2 (0.27%) Drupal
15 2 (0.27%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 325 (44.04%) MS Excel
2 188 (25.47%) MS Office
3 32 (4.34%) MS Project
4 25 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (2.85%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 53 (7.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.95%) Scribe Insight
3 6 (0.81%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.68%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.41%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.27%) MetaTrader
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.27%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.14%) BPCS
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.14%) Line 50
7 1 (0.14%) Maximo
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (7.86%) Office 365
2 31 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.44%) PaaS
5 9 (1.22%) SaaS
6 8 (1.08%) BPaaS
7 7 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.81%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.41%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.14%) Heroku
10 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 91 (12.33%) Firewall
2 86 (11.65%) TCP/IP
2 86 (11.65%) VPN
3 78 (10.57%) DNS
4 74 (10.03%) WAN
5 73 (9.89%) DHCP
6 71 (9.62%) SAN
7 64 (8.67%) LAN
8 37 (5.01%) VLAN
9 36 (4.88%) Network Security
10 34 (4.61%) NAS
11 30 (4.07%) Wireless
12 29 (3.93%) SMTP
13 26 (3.52%) VoIP
14 25 (3.39%) DMZ
14 25 (3.39%) IMAP
15 20 (2.71%) Skype
16 19 (2.57%) SSH
17 16 (2.17%) PBX
18 15 (2.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (35.37%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (4.47%) MySQL
5 31 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (2.98%) Oracle Database
8 20 (2.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (2.17%) Power BI
11 13 (1.76%) MS Access
12 12 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (1.36%) Relational Database
14 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
16 7 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (0.95%) Redis
16 7 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 38 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 24 (3.25%) Subversion
4 15 (2.03%) NUnit
5 14 (1.90%) Selenium
6 13 (1.76%) JIRA
7 8 (1.08%) ClearQuest
7 8 (1.08%) LoadRunner
7 8 (1.08%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.95%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.95%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.68%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.68%) NeoLoad
10 4 (0.54%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.41%) Toad
12 2 (0.27%) JMeter
12 2 (0.27%) MorphX
12 2 (0.27%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.27%) WATIR
General
1 82 (11.11%) Finance
2 45 (6.10%) Retail
3 20 (2.71%) Legal
3 20 (2.71%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.57%) Manufacturing
5 13 (1.76%) Advertising
6 11 (1.49%) Games
7 10 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.22%) Banking
8 9 (1.22%) Front Office
8 9 (1.22%) Publishing
9 8 (1.08%) Back Office
9 8 (1.08%) German Language
9 8 (1.08%) Marketing
10 7 (0.95%) Local Government
11 5 (0.68%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.54%) Billing
12 4 (0.54%) Military
13 3 (0.41%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 158 (21.41%) Developer
2 139 (18.83%) Analyst
2 139 (18.83%) Support Engineer
3 87 (11.79%) C# Developer
4 81 (10.98%) .NET Developer
5 64 (8.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (7.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 53 (7.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 52 (7.05%) Support Analyst
9 45 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 45 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 44 (5.96%) Consultant
10 44 (5.96%) SQL Developer
11 41 (5.56%) IT Support
12 33 (4.47%) IT Engineer
13 32 (4.34%) ASP.NET Developer
13 32 (4.34%) IT Support Engineer
14 30 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support
14 30 (4.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 29 (3.93%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (25.61%) .NET
2 116 (15.72%) ASP.NET
3 105 (14.23%) HTML
4 61 (8.27%) jQuery
5 58 (7.86%) Web Services
6 53 (7.18%) Ajax
7 44 (5.96%) CSS
8 36 (4.88%) .NET Framework
9 29 (3.93%) XML
10 28 (3.79%) AngularJS
10 28 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (3.66%) WPF
12 25 (3.39%) MAPI
12 25 (3.39%) WCF
13 24 (3.25%) CSS3
14 21 (2.85%) HTML5
15 17 (2.30%) WinForms
16 16 (2.17%) LINQ
17 15 (2.03%) SOAP
18 14 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 97 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.78%) Blackberry
2 50 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 37 (5.01%) Data Centre
4 36 (4.88%) Driving Licence
4 36 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 30 (4.07%) Replication
6 28 (3.79%) Mathematics
7 27 (3.66%) iPhone
8 25 (3.39%) PDA
9 24 (3.25%) Clustering
10 21 (2.85%) Handset
11 16 (2.17%) PACS
11 16 (2.17%) Virtual Team
12 14 (1.90%) NHS
13 13 (1.76%) Data Integration
14 12 (1.63%) Mobile App
15 11 (1.49%) User Experience
16 10 (1.36%) EqualLogic
17 8 (1.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 315 (42.68%) Windows
2 156 (21.14%) Windows Server
3 122 (16.53%) Linux
4 121 (16.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 101 (13.69%) Windows 7
6 76 (10.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 70 (9.49%) Unix
8 67 (9.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (6.78%) Windows XP
10 43 (5.83%) Windows 10
11 42 (5.69%) Windows 8
12 28 (3.79%) Android
13 25 (3.39%) Windows Vista
14 13 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.41%) SUSE
15 3 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.27%) HPUX
17 1 (0.14%) CentOS
17 1 (0.14%) Debian
17 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (19.11%) ITIL
2 121 (16.40%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (9.49%) MVC
4 67 (9.08%) CRM
5 64 (8.67%) Project Management
6 58 (7.86%) Web Development
7 52 (7.05%) Scrum
8 44 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 43 (5.83%) Problem Management
10 42 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (5.56%) Software Engineering
11 41 (5.56%) Workflow
12 40 (5.42%) Incident Management
13 39 (5.28%) Change Management
14 38 (5.15%) Service Management
15 37 (5.01%) TDD
16 33 (4.47%) E-Commerce
16 33 (4.47%) ITIL V3
16 33 (4.47%) Mentoring
17 32 (4.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 246 (33.33%) SQL
2 160 (21.68%) C#
3 119 (16.12%) JavaScript
4 69 (9.35%) T-SQL
5 44 (5.96%) Java
6 34 (4.61%) PowerShell
7 30 (4.07%) VB.NET
8 24 (3.25%) Shell Script
8 24 (3.25%) VB
9 22 (2.98%) Python
9 22 (2.98%) VBA
10 16 (2.17%) C
10 16 (2.17%) Perl
11 10 (1.36%) PHP
12 9 (1.22%) C++
13 7 (0.95%) VBScript
14 6 (0.81%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.54%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.41%) Ruby
17 2 (0.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 87 (11.79%) Degree
2 77 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 69 (9.35%) Security Cleared
4 54 (7.32%) SC Cleared
5 43 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (4.07%) MCSE
7 28 (3.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 27 (3.66%) CCNA
8 27 (3.66%) CISSP
9 25 (3.39%) MCP
10 22 (2.98%) CISM
11 19 (2.57%) GIAC
11 19 (2.57%) SANS
12 18 (2.44%) CEH
12 18 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
12 18 (2.44%) MCSA
13 16 (2.17%) CRISC
14 12 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (1.63%) MCDST
15 9 (1.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.91%) SLA
2 24 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.03%) QA
4 9 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.27%) GMP
8 1 (0.14%) DICOM
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 177 (23.98%) Active Directory
2 121 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (8.67%) Hyper-V
4 37 (5.01%) vSphere
5 32 (4.34%) XenApp
6 20 (2.71%) NFS
7 19 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (2.03%) VMware ESX
9 13 (1.76%) Terminal Services
10 11 (1.49%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.68%) Firmware
12 5 (0.68%) Xen
13 3 (0.41%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.41%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.41%) XenServer
14 2 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.14%) Postfix
15 1 (0.14%) qmail
Systems Management
1 34 (4.61%) SCCM
2 25 (3.39%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (1.36%) WSUS
5 8 (1.08%) FortiGate
6 7 (0.95%) SCOM
7 6 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.54%) Puppet
9 3 (0.41%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.41%) QRadar
9 3 (0.41%) RSA Security Analytics
10 2 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.27%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 155 (21.00%) VMware
2 127 (17.21%) Cisco
3 94 (12.74%) Citrix
4 58 (7.86%) Oracle
5 52 (7.05%) HP
6 33 (4.47%) SAP
7 32 (4.34%) CheckPoint
8 31 (4.20%) Apple
9 28 (3.79%) IBM
10 25 (3.39%) Dell
10 25 (3.39%) Draytek
11 21 (2.85%) Becrypt
12 20 (2.71%) Veeam
13 17 (2.30%) Juniper
14 16 (2.17%) AlienVault
14 16 (2.17%) Avaya
14 16 (2.17%) LogLogic
14 16 (2.17%) LogRhythm
15 15 (2.03%) Sybase
16 13 (1.76%) Lotus
Letchworth Garden City
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package.
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Blue Square
Salary: From £22,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £54000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive + full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension etc...
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + FULL BENS
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dacorum Borough Council
Salary: From £25,668 to £28,831 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Company van/Mobile phone/Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive + full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: certifications, training, progression
Posted: Yesterday
North Herts / South Beds
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £28 - £30.5k + Good benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50-60k+
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and relocation
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Stevenage
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £25,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Watford
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 24 days ago