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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 362 426 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.69% 21.00% 17.34%
As % of the Vendors category 31.40% 39.26% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 308 325 273
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average 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
1153 1085 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 53.16% 53.47% 48.24%
Number of salaries quoted 969 850 710
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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
Hemel Hempstead 0 76 £42,500 +8.28% 7
Watford -1 71 £52,500 +10.52% 3
St Albans -7 26 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Welwyn Garden City +2 19 £47,500 +58.33%
Stevenage -7 14 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Rickmansworth +5 10 £32,500 -27.77%
Borehamwood -7 10 £22,000 -26.66% 2
Potters Bar -8 8 £24,000 -13.90% 2
Kings Langley - 4 £36,000 -
Letchworth -10 2 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Tring - 2 £35,250 -
Hoddesdon -3 1 £32,500 -5.10%
Harpenden -18 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 332 (45.86%) MS Excel
2 285 (39.36%) Windows
3 275 (37.98%) SQL
4 240 (33.15%) SQL Server
5 216 (29.83%) .NET
6 206 (28.45%) Active Directory
7 180 (24.86%) VMware
8 179 (24.72%) C#
9 161 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
10 152 (20.99%) MS Office
11 150 (20.72%) VMware Infrastructure
12 145 (20.03%) Windows Server
13 143 (19.75%) ASP.NET
14 131 (18.09%) JavaScript
15 130 (17.96%) HTML
15 130 (17.96%) MVC
16 118 (16.30%) ITIL
17 108 (14.92%) Cisco
18 95 (13.12%) Scrum
19 93 (12.85%) MS Exchange
20 92 (12.71%) Oracle
21 90 (12.43%) Finance
22 88 (12.15%) jQuery
22 88 (12.15%) Degree
23 86 (11.88%) Linux
24 84 (11.60%) Citrix
25 82 (11.33%) Web Services
26 81 (11.19%) T-SQL
27 80 (11.05%) TDD
28 79 (10.91%) WAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 93 (12.85%) MS Exchange
2 69 (9.53%) SharePoint
3 66 (9.12%) IIS
4 45 (6.22%) WebSphere
5 44 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 41 (5.66%) Apache
7 36 (4.97%) Tomcat
8 35 (4.83%) Skype for Business
9 29 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2010
10 26 (3.59%) WebSphere Application Server
11 24 (3.31%) Apache ServiceMix
12 20 (2.76%) Node.js
13 16 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
14 15 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (1.93%) LiveLink
16 13 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 12 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
18 10 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
19 8 (1.10%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 332 (45.86%) MS Excel
2 152 (20.99%) MS Office
3 32 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (3.73%) MS Project
5 14 (1.93%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.41%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.55%) Primavera
3 4 (0.55%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.55%) SAP Business One
3 4 (0.55%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.28%) Maximo
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.14%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.14%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 67 (9.25%) Office 365
2 56 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.07%) OpenShift
4 12 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.69%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.28%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.28%) IaaS
7 2 (0.28%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.28%) Yammer
8 1 (0.14%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 79 (10.91%) WAN
2 78 (10.77%) DNS
2 78 (10.77%) Firewall
2 78 (10.77%) LAN
3 63 (8.70%) DHCP
4 60 (8.29%) SAN
5 42 (5.80%) VPN
6 37 (5.11%) LDAP
7 35 (4.83%) TCP/IP
8 31 (4.28%) iSCSI
9 25 (3.45%) NAS
10 23 (3.18%) FTP
11 17 (2.35%) SSL
12 13 (1.80%) SSH
13 12 (1.66%) Skype
14 11 (1.52%) Network Security
15 10 (1.38%) Internet
15 10 (1.38%) VLAN
15 10 (1.38%) Wireless
16 8 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (33.15%) SQL Server
2 56 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (4.56%) MySQL
6 27 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (2.62%) Relational Database
9 18 (2.49%) DB2
10 16 (2.21%) Oracle Database
11 15 (2.07%) Couchbase
11 15 (2.07%) NoSQL
11 15 (2.07%) Redis
12 11 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.97%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 78 (10.77%) Visual Studio
2 53 (7.32%) NUnit
3 37 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (4.56%) TeamCity
5 28 (3.87%) Selenium
6 26 (3.59%) Rhino Mocks
7 25 (3.45%) Moq
8 16 (2.21%) Jenkins
9 13 (1.80%) JIRA
10 10 (1.38%) Git (software)
11 7 (0.97%) Subversion
12 6 (0.83%) ClearQuest
12 6 (0.83%) HP UFT
12 6 (0.83%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.69%) Toad
14 4 (0.55%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.55%) MSTest
14 4 (0.55%) NMock
15 3 (0.41%) FxCop
15 3 (0.41%) StyleCop
General
1 90 (12.43%) Finance
2 38 (5.25%) Retail
3 28 (3.87%) Legal
4 24 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.49%) Games
6 17 (2.35%) Marketing
7 10 (1.38%) Advertising
8 8 (1.10%) Banking
9 7 (0.97%) Electronics
9 7 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.69%) Billing
10 5 (0.69%) Law
11 4 (0.55%) Automotive
11 4 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.41%) Publishing
13 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.28%) Military
14 1 (0.14%) Back Office
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 226 (31.22%) Developer
2 133 (18.37%) .NET Developer
3 129 (17.82%) C# Developer
4 119 (16.44%) Analyst
5 102 (14.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 80 (11.05%) SQL Developer
7 69 (9.53%) ASP.NET Developer
8 59 (8.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 54 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 53 (7.32%) Support Analyst
10 53 (7.32%) Support Engineer
11 47 (6.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 46 (6.35%) Administrator
13 44 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 44 (6.08%) SQL BI Developer
14 41 (5.66%) Architect
14 41 (5.66%) Consultant
14 41 (5.66%) IT Support
15 36 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support
16 35 (4.83%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (29.83%) .NET
2 143 (19.75%) ASP.NET
3 130 (17.96%) HTML
4 88 (12.15%) jQuery
5 82 (11.33%) Web Services
6 72 (9.94%) Ajax
6 72 (9.94%) XML
7 70 (9.67%) CSS
8 65 (8.98%) WCF
9 64 (8.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 46 (6.35%) HTML5
12 42 (5.80%) CSS3
13 40 (5.52%) AngularJS
14 39 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 38 (5.25%) .NET Framework
16 35 (4.83%) XSLT
17 32 (4.42%) RabbitMQ
17 32 (4.42%) WebSockets
18 31 (4.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.80%) Data Integration
3 34 (4.70%) Data Centre
4 23 (3.18%) Clustering
4 23 (3.18%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.76%) Driving Licence
5 20 (2.76%) Mathematics
6 17 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.93%) Blackberry
7 14 (1.93%) Replication
8 13 (1.80%) EqualLogic
9 12 (1.66%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.52%) NHS
11 10 (1.38%) Taxonomies
12 9 (1.24%) Statistics
13 7 (0.97%) EMC VNX
13 7 (0.97%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.83%) HP StoreVirtual
14 6 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 285 (39.36%) Windows
2 145 (20.03%) Windows Server
3 86 (11.88%) Linux
4 77 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (9.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (8.01%) Unix
7 41 (5.66%) Windows 7
8 38 (5.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (4.01%) Windows XP
10 28 (3.87%) Windows 8
11 16 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (1.80%) AIX
12 13 (1.80%) Solaris
13 10 (1.38%) Android
13 10 (1.38%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.97%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.83%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (17.96%) MVC
3 118 (16.30%) ITIL
4 95 (13.12%) Scrum
5 80 (11.05%) TDD
6 74 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
7 65 (8.98%) Project Management
8 59 (8.15%) Web Development
9 55 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 46 (6.35%) SOA
11 44 (6.08%) Problem Management
12 43 (5.94%) Open Source
13 41 (5.66%) Workflow
14 39 (5.39%) Change Management
15 37 (5.11%) CRM
15 37 (5.11%) Multithreading
15 37 (5.11%) OO
15 37 (5.11%) OOD
16 36 (4.97%) Time Management
17 34 (4.70%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 275 (37.98%) SQL
2 179 (24.72%) C#
3 131 (18.09%) JavaScript
4 81 (11.19%) T-SQL
5 62 (8.56%) Java
6 30 (4.14%) Bash Shell
7 29 (4.01%) PHP
8 27 (3.73%) VB
9 25 (3.45%) Perl
10 22 (3.04%) Objective-C
11 19 (2.62%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.49%) PowerShell
12 18 (2.49%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.93%) VB.NET
13 14 (1.93%) VBA
14 10 (1.38%) VB6
15 7 (0.97%) VBScript
16 6 (0.83%) C++
17 5 (0.69%) Ruby
18 4 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 88 (12.15%) Degree
2 53 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (4.28%) Security Cleared
5 26 (3.59%) MCSE
6 24 (3.31%) SC Cleared
7 20 (2.76%) CCNP
7 20 (2.76%) MCSA
8 19 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (2.49%) MCP
10 12 (1.66%) CCNA
10 12 (1.66%) ISEB
11 11 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (0.97%) APMP
13 7 (0.97%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.83%) CCA
14 6 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.69%) MCITP
15 5 (0.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.66%) SLA
2 25 (3.45%) QA
3 18 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.66%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.69%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 206 (28.45%) Active Directory
2 150 (20.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 40 (5.52%) vSphere
5 38 (5.25%) XenApp
6 30 (4.14%) NFS
7 15 (2.07%) Terminal Services
7 15 (2.07%) XenDesktop
8 14 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.52%) Postfix
9 11 (1.52%) qmail
9 11 (1.52%) Sendmail
10 7 (0.97%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.97%) XenServer
11 6 (0.83%) Xen
12 5 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.41%) vCloud
13 3 (0.41%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.28%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 19 (2.62%) SCCM
2 17 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (2.07%) Puppet
4 12 (1.66%) Backup Exec
5 11 (1.52%) Plesk
6 7 (0.97%) WSUS
7 5 (0.69%) SCOM
7 5 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.55%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.41%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.28%) Simpana
10 2 (0.28%) vMotion
10 2 (0.28%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.28%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.14%) NetVault Backup
11 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 180 (24.86%) VMware
2 108 (14.92%) Cisco
3 92 (12.71%) Oracle
4 84 (11.60%) Citrix
5 60 (8.29%) HP
6 52 (7.18%) IBM
7 38 (5.25%) Dell
8 23 (3.18%) Apple
9 22 (3.04%) SAP
10 17 (2.35%) CheckPoint
10 17 (2.35%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.93%) OpenText
12 13 (1.80%) Avaya
13 12 (1.66%) Telerik
14 11 (1.52%) 3PAR
14 11 (1.52%) EMC
15 9 (1.24%) iManage
15 9 (1.24%) Symantec
16 8 (1.10%) Adobe
16 8 (1.10%) NetApp
Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum £65-85k+ bonus bens etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Bonus and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Evercom
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £150000 - £151000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 7 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Training
Posted: 18 days ago
Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: £25k - £28k + bonus - £34k OTE + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago