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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 362 368 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.90% 16.73% 19.38%
As % of the Vendors category 37.44% 33.03% 34.77%
Number of salaries quoted 280 304 397
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £24,034 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
967 1114 1366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.14% 50.66% 55.73%
Number of salaries quoted 743 927 1097
Median salary £51,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -4 88 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Hemel Hempstead +1 66 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Welwyn Garden City -3 27 £32,500 -56.66% 3
Stevenage +3 21 £40,000 +6.66% 3
St Albans -18 18 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Borehamwood -1 11 £32,500 +13.04% 2
Harpenden +2 9 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Bishop's Stortford +4 5 £23,500 -21.66%
Letchworth -5 5 £55,000 +37.50%
Potters Bar +5 4 £33,000 +4.76%
Rickmansworth +5 4 £45,000 +38.46%
Hoddesdon +2 4 £50,000 +132.55%
Waltham Cross 0 3 £62,500 +47.05%
Hitchin - 3 £62,500 -
Kings Langley -1 1 £37,500 -17.58%
Royston - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 314 (43.73%) MS Excel
2 224 (31.20%) SQL
3 218 (30.36%) SQL Server
4 211 (29.39%) Windows
5 198 (27.58%) .NET
6 155 (21.59%) C#
7 152 (21.17%) Active Directory
8 145 (20.19%) MS Office
9 138 (19.22%) ITIL
10 120 (16.71%) ASP.NET
11 114 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
12 109 (15.18%) MVC
13 105 (14.62%) VMware
14 95 (13.23%) Windows Server
15 94 (13.09%) Finance
16 92 (12.81%) Linux
17 91 (12.67%) JavaScript
18 84 (11.70%) HTML
19 81 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
20 80 (11.14%) Windows Server 2008
21 77 (10.72%) Microsoft Certification
22 76 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
23 75 (10.45%) Degree
24 74 (10.31%) Office 365
25 73 (10.17%) AngularJS
26 71 (9.89%) MS Exchange
27 70 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
27 70 (9.75%) Web Development
28 69 (9.61%) DNS
29 67 (9.33%) T-SQL

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 71 (9.89%) MS Exchange
2 62 (8.64%) SharePoint
3 46 (6.41%) IIS
4 33 (4.60%) Skype for Business
5 21 (2.92%) CMS
6 15 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.11%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.84%) MS Project Server
10 6 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.70%) SugarCRM
12 4 (0.56%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.56%) Captiva
12 4 (0.56%) Drupal
12 4 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 314 (43.73%) MS Excel
2 145 (20.19%) MS Office
3 48 (6.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (6.13%) MS Visio
5 32 (4.46%) MS Project
6 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.28%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 47 (6.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.37%) SAP BPC
3 6 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.70%) Sage CRM
4 5 (0.70%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.28%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.14%) BPCS
8 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.14%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.14%) Magento
8 1 (0.14%) Maximo
8 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 74 (10.31%) Office 365
2 57 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.37%) PaaS
3 17 (2.37%) SaaS
4 15 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.39%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.56%) IaaS
7 3 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.42%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.28%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.28%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.14%) G Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 69 (9.61%) DNS
2 64 (8.91%) Firewall
3 55 (7.66%) DHCP
4 50 (6.96%) VPN
4 50 (6.96%) WAN
5 47 (6.55%) TCP/IP
6 39 (5.43%) LAN
7 27 (3.76%) VoIP
8 25 (3.48%) SAN
9 23 (3.20%) Remote Desktop
10 18 (2.51%) Network Security
11 15 (2.09%) PBX
11 15 (2.09%) VLAN
12 13 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (1.81%) ISDN
12 13 (1.81%) MPLS
12 13 (1.81%) SSH
12 13 (1.81%) Unified Communications
13 12 (1.67%) Wireshark
14 11 (1.53%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 65 (9.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (4.74%) Relational Database
5 32 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (3.62%) Power BI
8 26 (3.62%) RDBMS
8 26 (3.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 23 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (2.65%) MS Access
11 18 (2.51%) MySQL
12 17 (2.37%) SAP Data Services
13 16 (2.23%) Oracle Database
13 16 (2.23%) SAP BW
14 12 (1.67%) DTS
14 12 (1.67%) MongoDB
14 12 (1.67%) OLTP
15 10 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 48 (6.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (4.74%) Visual Studio
3 32 (4.46%) Subversion
4 28 (3.90%) Selenium
5 25 (3.48%) JIRA
6 23 (3.20%) NUnit
6 23 (3.20%) TeamCity
7 19 (2.65%) Git (software)
8 17 (2.37%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.70%) Fiddler
11 5 (0.70%) Grunt
11 5 (0.70%) gulp
11 5 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.70%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.56%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.56%) NeoLoad
13 3 (0.42%) AppScan
13 3 (0.42%) Paros
General
1 94 (13.09%) Finance
2 33 (4.60%) Retail
3 29 (4.04%) Advertising
4 27 (3.76%) Manufacturing
5 24 (3.34%) Banking
6 17 (2.37%) Legal
7 13 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.11%) Marketing
9 6 (0.84%) Games
10 5 (0.70%) Back Office
10 5 (0.70%) Front Office
10 5 (0.70%) Local Government
10 5 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.28%) Automotive
12 2 (0.28%) Electronics
12 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 182 (25.35%) Developer
2 175 (24.37%) Analyst
3 99 (13.79%) .NET Developer
4 98 (13.65%) C# Developer
5 87 (12.12%) Support Engineer
6 79 (11.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 69 (9.61%) Support Analyst
8 54 (7.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 45 (6.27%) ASP.NET Developer
9 45 (6.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 44 (6.13%) SQL Developer
11 43 (5.99%) Architect
12 32 (4.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 31 (4.32%) Test Analyst
14 30 (4.18%) Consultant
14 30 (4.18%) Infrastructure Support
15 29 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
15 29 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 29 (4.04%) Web Developer
16 25 (3.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (27.58%) .NET
2 120 (16.71%) ASP.NET
3 84 (11.70%) HTML
4 76 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 73 (10.17%) AngularJS
6 58 (8.08%) .NET Framework
7 56 (7.80%) CSS
8 47 (6.55%) Entity Framework
9 37 (5.15%) jQuery
10 36 (5.01%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (4.60%) Web Services
12 32 (4.46%) Ajax
13 27 (3.76%) REST
13 27 (3.76%) SOAP
14 26 (3.62%) HTML5
15 23 (3.20%) CSS3
15 23 (3.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (2.51%) MDX
17 16 (2.23%) XML
18 13 (1.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (6.55%) Management Information System
3 45 (6.27%) Data Centre
4 26 (3.62%) NHS
5 24 (3.34%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.34%) Mathematics
6 20 (2.79%) User Experience
7 17 (2.37%) Driving Licence
8 15 (2.09%) Handset
9 13 (1.81%) Clustering
10 11 (1.53%) PKI
11 10 (1.39%) Replication
12 9 (1.25%) PACS
13 7 (0.97%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.97%) Physics
14 6 (0.84%) Blackberry
15 5 (0.70%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.70%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.70%) Visualisation
16 4 (0.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 211 (29.39%) Windows
2 95 (13.23%) Windows Server
3 92 (12.81%) Linux
4 80 (11.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (6.96%) Windows 7
7 38 (5.29%) Unix
8 37 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (2.37%) Windows 10
11 16 (2.23%) Windows XP
12 14 (1.95%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.11%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.11%) Solaris
14 5 (0.70%) Android
15 4 (0.56%) OpenVMS
16 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.28%) CentOS
17 1 (0.14%) AIX
17 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (19.22%) ITIL
2 114 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (15.18%) MVC
4 70 (9.75%) Web Development
5 58 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
6 56 (7.80%) CRM
7 55 (7.66%) Project Management
8 51 (7.10%) Unit Testing
9 48 (6.69%) PRINCE2
10 47 (6.55%) Software Engineering
11 44 (6.13%) Scrum
12 42 (5.85%) TDD
13 40 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 38 (5.29%) Mentoring
15 34 (4.74%) Time Management
16 32 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (4.46%) Problem Management
16 32 (4.46%) Service Management
17 30 (4.18%) BDD
18 29 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 224 (31.20%) SQL
2 155 (21.59%) C#
3 91 (12.67%) JavaScript
4 67 (9.33%) T-SQL
5 55 (7.66%) PowerShell
6 25 (3.48%) VBA
7 24 (3.34%) Java
8 20 (2.79%) C
9 13 (1.81%) C++
9 13 (1.81%) Python
9 13 (1.81%) Shell Script
9 13 (1.81%) VB
10 12 (1.67%) Perl
11 10 (1.39%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.11%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.11%) VBScript
13 5 (0.70%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.56%) PHP
15 2 (0.28%) Groovy
15 2 (0.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 77 (10.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (10.45%) Degree
3 37 (5.15%) Security Cleared
4 32 (4.46%) SC Cleared
5 30 (4.18%) MCP
6 29 (4.04%) ISEB
7 26 (3.62%) ISTQB
8 23 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (3.20%) MCSE
9 21 (2.92%) CCNA
10 19 (2.65%) CEH
10 19 (2.65%) CISSP
10 19 (2.65%) MCITP
11 17 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 14 (1.95%) CISM
14 13 (1.81%) GIAC
14 13 (1.81%) SANS
15 12 (1.67%) MCSA
16 11 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.74%) SLA
2 24 (3.34%) QA
3 20 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) DICOM
7 1 (0.14%) GCP
7 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 152 (21.17%) Active Directory
2 81 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 21 (2.92%) VMware ESX
5 20 (2.79%) Terminal Services
6 17 (2.37%) XenApp
7 14 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.81%) vSphere
9 12 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (1.39%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.56%) Firmware
13 3 (0.42%) vCloud
14 2 (0.28%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
15 1 (0.14%) Docker
15 1 (0.14%) Postfix
15 1 (0.14%) Squid
15 1 (0.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 38 (5.29%) SCCM
2 18 (2.51%) SCOM
3 8 (1.11%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.84%) AirWatch
5 5 (0.70%) Puppet
5 5 (0.70%) QRadar
5 5 (0.70%) RSA Security Analytics
6 4 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.56%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.42%) HP Fortify
7 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.42%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.28%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.28%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.14%) Rancher
Vendors
1 105 (14.62%) VMware
2 61 (8.50%) Cisco
3 56 (7.80%) Citrix
4 54 (7.52%) Oracle
5 42 (5.85%) HP
6 37 (5.15%) Computacenter
7 33 (4.60%) SAP
8 31 (4.32%) IBM
9 30 (4.18%) CheckPoint
10 18 (2.51%) Cognos
11 17 (2.37%) NetApp
12 15 (2.09%) Planview
12 15 (2.09%) Veeam
13 13 (1.81%) Dell
14 12 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (1.53%) Intel Security
16 10 (1.39%) Sybase
17 9 (1.25%) Remedy
17 9 (1.25%) Symantec
17 9 (1.25%) TIBCO
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum + study support
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Pitney Bowes
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead
Epson Europe BV
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage
Mason Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits,
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 per annum + flexible benefits + 6% pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago