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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 362 407 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.98% 17.09% 18.62%
As % of the Vendors category 36.86% 33.92% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 279 344 344
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
982 1200 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 48.78% 50.38% 54.77%
Number of salaries quoted 774 1024 1015
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,910 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +1 116 £47,500 +26.66% 8
Hemel Hempstead +1 64 £39,250 +20.76% 5
Stevenage +7 19 £26,000 -30.66%
Welwyn Garden City -2 18 £32,500 -56.66% 1
Hoddesdon +6 8 £60,000 +200.00%
Bishop's Stortford +2 8 £34,500 +15.00%
Waltham Cross +1 8 £62,500 +47.05%
St Albans -16 8 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Borehamwood +2 7 £45,000 +76.47% 3
Rickmansworth +17 6 £35,375 +8.84%
Cheshunt 0 4 £25,000 -41.17%
Hertford -3 4 £22,500 -50.00%
Potters Bar -3 3 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Royston - 3 £22,500 -
Hitchin - 2 - -
Letchworth -3 1 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Harpenden -16 1 £19,500 -67.50% 2
Tring - 1 £41,500 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 290 (41.97%) MS Excel
2 267 (38.64%) Windows
3 225 (32.56%) SQL
4 218 (31.55%) SQL Server
5 181 (26.19%) Active Directory
6 172 (24.89%) .NET
7 161 (23.30%) MS Office
8 152 (22.00%) ITIL
9 140 (20.26%) C#
10 123 (17.80%) VMware
11 122 (17.66%) Windows Server
12 116 (16.79%) Linux
13 110 (15.92%) ASP.NET
14 101 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
15 100 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
16 95 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 94 (13.60%) JavaScript
18 88 (12.74%) Degree
19 86 (12.45%) Cisco
20 84 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
20 84 (12.16%) HTML
21 83 (12.01%) MS Exchange
22 81 (11.72%) MVC
23 79 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
23 79 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
24 77 (11.14%) Citrix
25 76 (11.00%) Finance
26 75 (10.85%) Office 365
27 73 (10.56%) Windows 7
27 73 (10.56%) DNS

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 83 (12.01%) MS Exchange
2 57 (8.25%) SharePoint
3 46 (6.66%) IIS
4 39 (5.64%) Skype for Business
5 30 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (2.89%) CMS
7 20 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.16%) Apache
9 8 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.16%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.87%) MS Project Server
12 5 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.72%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.72%) SugarCRM
12 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 290 (41.97%) MS Excel
2 161 (23.30%) MS Office
3 43 (6.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (4.05%) MS Project
5 27 (3.91%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.14%) HipChat
8 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 47 (6.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.46%) SAP BPC
3 6 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.72%) Sage CRM
4 5 (0.72%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.58%) Scribe Insight
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.29%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.14%) BPCS
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.14%) Line 50
7 1 (0.14%) Maximo
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 75 (10.85%) Office 365
2 39 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (2.46%) PaaS
4 17 (2.46%) SaaS
5 8 (1.16%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.58%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.43%) BPaaS
9 2 (0.29%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 73 (10.56%) DNS
2 71 (10.27%) VPN
3 67 (9.70%) Firewall
4 65 (9.41%) TCP/IP
5 63 (9.12%) DHCP
6 46 (6.66%) WAN
7 42 (6.08%) SAN
8 35 (5.07%) LAN
9 31 (4.49%) Network Security
10 30 (4.34%) VoIP
11 27 (3.91%) Remote Desktop
12 23 (3.33%) VLAN
13 21 (3.04%) PBX
14 19 (2.75%) SSH
15 18 (2.60%) IPsec
16 17 (2.46%) Skype
17 16 (2.32%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (2.32%) NAS
18 15 (2.17%) MPLS
18 15 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (31.55%) SQL Server
2 63 (9.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (4.63%) MySQL
5 27 (3.91%) Power BI
6 26 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (3.04%) MS Access
9 21 (3.04%) Relational Database
10 19 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (2.46%) Oracle Database
12 17 (2.46%) SAP Data Services
13 16 (2.32%) SAP BW
14 14 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (1.88%) RDBMS
16 11 (1.59%) OLAP
17 8 (1.16%) MongoDB
17 8 (1.16%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 38 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (4.92%) Visual Studio
3 29 (4.20%) Subversion
4 21 (3.04%) NUnit
5 14 (2.03%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.45%) JIRA
6 10 (1.45%) Selenium
7 8 (1.16%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.72%) NeoLoad
9 4 (0.58%) Grunt
9 4 (0.58%) gulp
9 4 (0.58%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.43%) AppScan
10 3 (0.43%) Burp Suite
10 3 (0.43%) ClearQuest
10 3 (0.43%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.43%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.43%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.43%) Paros
General
1 76 (11.00%) Finance
2 39 (5.64%) Retail
3 28 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 19 (2.75%) Advertising
5 14 (2.03%) Banking
6 10 (1.45%) Back Office
7 9 (1.30%) Front Office
8 8 (1.16%) Games
8 8 (1.16%) Legal
8 8 (1.16%) Local Government
9 7 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.72%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.72%) Marketing
10 5 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.29%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.29%) German Language
11 2 (0.29%) Law
11 2 (0.29%) Publishing
11 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (22.43%) Developer
2 135 (19.54%) Analyst
3 114 (16.50%) Support Engineer
4 85 (12.30%) .NET Developer
5 84 (12.16%) C# Developer
6 69 (9.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 54 (7.81%) Support Analyst
8 40 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 38 (5.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 38 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 37 (5.35%) Consultant
11 34 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
12 33 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support
12 33 (4.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 31 (4.49%) Architect
13 31 (4.49%) SQL Developer
14 29 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 28 (4.05%) Infrastructure Support
16 27 (3.91%) IT Support
17 26 (3.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (24.89%) .NET
2 110 (15.92%) ASP.NET
3 84 (12.16%) HTML
4 50 (7.24%) AngularJS
5 48 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 46 (6.66%) .NET Framework
7 45 (6.51%) CSS
8 44 (6.37%) jQuery
9 42 (6.08%) Web Services
10 39 (5.64%) Ajax
11 30 (4.34%) Entity Framework
12 23 (3.33%) CSS3
13 22 (3.18%) HTML5
13 22 (3.18%) MDX
14 21 (3.04%) REST
14 21 (3.04%) SOAP
15 17 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (2.32%) XML
17 14 (2.03%) Middleware
18 12 (1.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (6.95%) Management Information System
3 43 (6.22%) Computer Science
3 43 (6.22%) Data Centre
4 32 (4.63%) Mathematics
5 30 (4.34%) Driving Licence
6 28 (4.05%) NHS
7 23 (3.33%) Handset
8 20 (2.89%) Blackberry
8 20 (2.89%) Replication
9 17 (2.46%) PACS
10 16 (2.32%) User Experience
11 13 (1.88%) Clustering
12 9 (1.30%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.16%) iPhone
14 7 (1.01%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.01%) PDA
14 7 (1.01%) PKI
15 6 (0.87%) Smartphone
16 5 (0.72%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 267 (38.64%) Windows
2 122 (17.66%) Windows Server
3 116 (16.79%) Linux
4 100 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (10.56%) Windows 7
7 63 (9.12%) Unix
8 51 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (4.92%) Windows XP
10 27 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (3.33%) Windows 10
11 23 (3.33%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.59%) Android
13 7 (1.01%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.87%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.43%) CentOS
15 3 (0.43%) Solaris
16 2 (0.29%) HPUX
17 1 (0.14%) Debian
17 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (22.00%) ITIL
2 101 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (11.72%) MVC
4 65 (9.41%) Web Development
5 57 (8.25%) CRM
6 55 (7.96%) Project Management
7 46 (6.66%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (6.66%) Software Engineering
8 45 (6.51%) Mentoring
8 45 (6.51%) Unit Testing
9 39 (5.64%) PRINCE2
9 39 (5.64%) Problem Management
10 38 (5.50%) Service Management
10 38 (5.50%) Workflow
11 36 (5.21%) Scrum
12 34 (4.92%) Time Management
13 33 (4.78%) Change Management
14 29 (4.20%) E-Commerce
14 29 (4.20%) Information Security
14 29 (4.20%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 225 (32.56%) SQL
2 140 (20.26%) C#
3 94 (13.60%) JavaScript
4 56 (8.10%) T-SQL
5 45 (6.51%) PowerShell
6 31 (4.49%) Java
7 29 (4.20%) VBA
8 26 (3.76%) Python
9 24 (3.47%) C
10 22 (3.18%) Shell Script
11 18 (2.60%) Perl
12 16 (2.32%) VB
13 12 (1.74%) C++
13 12 (1.74%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.01%) PHP
15 6 (0.87%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.87%) VBScript
16 5 (0.72%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 88 (12.74%) Degree
2 84 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (8.39%) Security Cleared
4 45 (6.51%) SC Cleared
5 33 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (4.34%) MCP
7 28 (4.05%) CCNA
8 26 (3.76%) CISSP
9 23 (3.33%) MCSE
10 21 (3.04%) CISM
11 20 (2.89%) CEH
12 18 (2.60%) GIAC
12 18 (2.60%) SANS
13 16 (2.32%) MCITP
13 16 (2.32%) MCSA
14 15 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 13 (1.88%) CESG Certified Professional
16 13 (1.88%) CRISC
17 12 (1.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.78%) SLA
2 21 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.16%) QA
5 5 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.14%) DICOM
6 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 181 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 95 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (5.35%) Hyper-V
4 28 (4.05%) XenApp
5 24 (3.47%) vSphere
6 22 (3.18%) Terminal Services
7 21 (3.04%) VMware ESX
8 11 (1.59%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.30%) Firmware
11 7 (1.01%) NFS
12 6 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.29%) XenServer
14 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.14%) Postfix
14 1 (0.14%) Squid
14 1 (0.14%) UAG
14 1 (0.14%) vCloud
14 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (6.22%) SCCM
2 16 (2.32%) SCOM
3 13 (1.88%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.72%) QRadar
6 5 (0.72%) RSA Security Analytics
7 4 (0.58%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.58%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.43%) HP Fortify
8 3 (0.43%) Puppet
8 3 (0.43%) WebInspect
9 2 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.29%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.29%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 123 (17.80%) VMware
2 86 (12.45%) Cisco
3 77 (11.14%) Citrix
4 55 (7.96%) Oracle
5 50 (7.24%) HP
6 37 (5.35%) SAP
7 33 (4.78%) CheckPoint
8 31 (4.49%) Computacenter
9 30 (4.34%) IBM
10 20 (2.89%) Becrypt
11 18 (2.60%) Cognos
11 18 (2.60%) Sybase
12 13 (1.88%) AlienVault
12 13 (1.88%) LogLogic
12 13 (1.88%) LogRhythm
12 13 (1.88%) Veeam
13 11 (1.59%) Apple
13 11 (1.59%) F5
13 11 (1.59%) Intel Security
13 11 (1.59%) NetApp
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £45-60k+
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Salary: From £18,500 to £26,000 per annum plus benefits and training
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Executive Resource Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £60,000 per annum
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Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Benefits and Bonus Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
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Salary: Negotiable
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Hemel Hempstead
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS AND CAR ALLOWANCE AND BENEFITS
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Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
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Harpenden
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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