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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 8 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 351 397 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.39% 17.47% 22.29%
As % of the Vendors category 39.80% 32.20% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 282 336 340
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,141 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
882 1233 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 43.71% 54.27% 54.45%
Number of salaries quoted 668 1018 880
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 86 £47,500 +23.37% 12
Hemel Hempstead +1 50 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Stevenage +9 39 £38,000 +1.33% 3
St Albans -3 21 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Letchworth -1 11 £47,500 -7.31% 1
Borehamwood -1 10 £51,250 +169.73%
Welwyn Garden City -4 10 £42,000 +3.06%
Harpenden +4 7 £21,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 7 £50,000 - 4
Waltham Cross - 6 £67,500 -
Potters Bar +2 5 £21,000 -12.50%
Radlett - 5 £47,500 -
Broxbourne - 3 £23,000 -
Kings Langley +2 2 £44,500 +20.27%
Hoddesdon -4 2 £29,212 -10.11%
Royston - 2 £46,250 -
Rickmansworth -12 1 £10,000 -69.23% 1
Welwyn - 1 £36,500 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 337 (47.00%) MS Excel
2 230 (32.08%) SQL Server
3 213 (29.71%) Windows
4 204 (28.45%) SQL
5 172 (23.99%) .NET
6 147 (20.50%) MS Office
7 145 (20.22%) Active Directory
8 140 (19.53%) ITIL
9 138 (19.25%) C#
10 130 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
11 120 (16.74%) Windows Server
12 119 (16.60%) VMware
13 109 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
14 102 (14.23%) Finance
15 95 (13.25%) MVC
16 92 (12.83%) ASP.NET
17 89 (12.41%) Linux
18 84 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
19 76 (10.60%) Windows Server 2008
19 76 (10.60%) Office 365
20 74 (10.32%) DNS
21 72 (10.04%) Windows Server 2012
22 71 (9.90%) MS Exchange
23 69 (9.62%) Citrix
24 68 (9.48%) ASP.NET MVC
25 67 (9.34%) Cisco
26 66 (9.21%) DHCP
26 66 (9.21%) JavaScript
27 65 (9.07%) HTML
28 63 (8.79%) Windows 7

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 (9.90%) MS Exchange
2 59 (8.23%) SharePoint
3 45 (6.28%) IIS
4 43 (6.00%) Skype for Business
5 22 (3.07%) CMS
6 16 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.12%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.84%) MS Project Server
10 6 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.70%) Alfresco
11 5 (0.70%) Captiva
11 5 (0.70%) Documentum
11 5 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.56%) IBM Domino
12 4 (0.56%) JBoss
13 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 337 (47.00%) MS Excel
2 147 (20.50%) MS Office
3 51 (7.11%) MS Visio
4 49 (6.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (3.07%) MS Project
6 5 (0.70%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.28%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.14%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.14%) Maya
Business Applications
1 30 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.53%) Magento
3 6 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.84%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.70%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.14%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.14%) Maximo
7 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 76 (10.60%) Office 365
2 63 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.07%) SaaS
4 17 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (2.23%) PaaS
6 8 (1.12%) IaaS
6 8 (1.12%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.42%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) G Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 74 (10.32%) DNS
2 66 (9.21%) DHCP
3 60 (8.37%) Firewall
4 54 (7.53%) WAN
5 48 (6.69%) LAN
6 33 (4.60%) VPN
7 25 (3.49%) SAN
7 25 (3.49%) Skype
7 25 (3.49%) VoIP
8 22 (3.07%) Remote Desktop
8 22 (3.07%) TCP/IP
9 17 (2.37%) Unified Communications
10 14 (1.95%) VLAN
11 12 (1.67%) FTP
11 12 (1.67%) MPLS
11 12 (1.67%) PBX
12 10 (1.39%) Internet
12 10 (1.39%) ISDN
12 10 (1.39%) Wireshark
13 6 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (32.08%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (5.02%) SQL Server 2014
5 32 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (4.04%) Relational Database
7 28 (3.91%) MySQL
7 28 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (3.63%) RDBMS
9 22 (3.07%) Power BI
10 12 (1.67%) DTS
10 12 (1.67%) OLTP
11 11 (1.53%) OLAP
12 9 (1.26%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (1.12%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.98%) MS Access
14 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 41 (5.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (5.58%) Selenium
3 34 (4.74%) JIRA
4 26 (3.63%) Visual Studio
5 21 (2.93%) TeamCity
6 16 (2.23%) Jenkins
6 16 (2.23%) Subversion
7 12 (1.67%) NUnit
8 11 (1.53%) Git (software)
8 11 (1.53%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.98%) Ant
9 7 (0.98%) Maven
10 6 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.84%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.70%) Fiddler
11 5 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.70%) Protractor
11 5 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.56%) MSI
13 3 (0.42%) AppScan
General
1 102 (14.23%) Finance
2 31 (4.32%) Banking
3 30 (4.18%) Retail
4 24 (3.35%) Legal
5 23 (3.21%) Manufacturing
6 22 (3.07%) Advertising
7 21 (2.93%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.37%) Marketing
9 7 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.84%) Back Office
10 6 (0.84%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.56%) French Language
11 4 (0.56%) Games
12 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.42%) Front Office
13 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
14 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 205 (28.59%) Analyst
2 162 (22.59%) Developer
3 94 (13.11%) Support Analyst
4 83 (11.58%) .NET Developer
5 70 (9.76%) C# Developer
6 57 (7.95%) Support Engineer
7 53 (7.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 51 (7.11%) Test Analyst
9 44 (6.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 43 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 42 (5.86%) Architect
12 40 (5.58%) SQL Developer
13 35 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
13 35 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 35 (4.88%) Consultant
14 34 (4.74%) IT Support
15 31 (4.32%) IT Analyst
16 30 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support
16 30 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 26 (3.63%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (23.99%) .NET
2 92 (12.83%) ASP.NET
3 68 (9.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 65 (9.07%) HTML
5 58 (8.09%) AngularJS
6 50 (6.97%) ASP.NET Web API
7 47 (6.56%) .NET Framework
8 36 (5.02%) CSS
9 35 (4.88%) Entity Framework
10 26 (3.63%) jQuery
11 24 (3.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (3.21%) RESTful
13 22 (3.07%) REST
14 19 (2.65%) Web Services
14 19 (2.65%) XML
15 18 (2.51%) Ajax
16 17 (2.37%) SOAP
17 15 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 15 (2.09%) HTML5
18 14 (1.95%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.86%) Data Centre
3 23 (3.21%) NHS
4 22 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 12 (1.67%) Tandem
7 11 (1.53%) Handset
8 10 (1.39%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.12%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.12%) PKI
10 7 (0.98%) Clustering
10 7 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.98%) Smartphone
10 7 (0.98%) User Experience
11 5 (0.70%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.70%) Blog
11 5 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.70%) Replication
12 4 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 213 (29.71%) Windows
2 120 (16.74%) Windows Server
3 89 (12.41%) Linux
4 76 (10.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (10.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (8.79%) Windows 7
7 33 (4.60%) Unix
8 26 (3.63%) Windows 10
9 18 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (2.23%) Windows XP
12 15 (2.09%) Solaris
12 15 (2.09%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.39%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.56%) Android
14 4 (0.56%) OpenVMS
15 3 (0.42%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.14%) AIX
17 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (19.53%) ITIL
2 130 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (13.25%) MVC
4 62 (8.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 61 (8.51%) TDD
6 56 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
7 51 (7.11%) BDD
8 49 (6.83%) CRM
8 49 (6.83%) Problem Management
8 49 (6.83%) Scrum
9 45 (6.28%) Project Management
10 43 (6.00%) PRINCE2
11 42 (5.86%) Change Management
12 40 (5.58%) Web Development
13 38 (5.30%) Migration
14 36 (5.02%) Mentoring
15 34 (4.74%) ERP
15 34 (4.74%) Software Engineering
16 33 (4.60%) Automated Testing
17 32 (4.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (28.45%) SQL
2 138 (19.25%) C#
3 66 (9.21%) JavaScript
4 59 (8.23%) PowerShell
5 51 (7.11%) T-SQL
6 34 (4.74%) Java
6 34 (4.74%) VB
7 32 (4.46%) VBScript
8 24 (3.35%) Perl
8 24 (3.35%) PHP
9 22 (3.07%) VB.NET
10 21 (2.93%) C
11 13 (1.81%) C++
12 12 (1.67%) VBA
13 11 (1.53%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.12%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.70%) Python
16 3 (0.42%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 109 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (8.09%) Degree
3 49 (6.83%) ISEB
4 46 (6.42%) ISTQB
5 41 (5.72%) MCSE
6 40 (5.58%) MCP
6 40 (5.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 37 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (5.02%) CCNA
9 34 (4.74%) Security Cleared
10 31 (4.32%) SC Cleared
11 23 (3.21%) MCITP
12 18 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 18 (2.51%) MCTS
13 16 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 14 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
15 12 (1.67%) CEH
15 12 (1.67%) MCSA
16 9 (1.26%) A+ Certification
16 9 (1.26%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.58%) QA
2 39 (5.44%) SLA
3 22 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (2.09%) PMO
5 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) GCP
System Software
1 145 (20.22%) Active Directory
2 84 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 30 (4.18%) vSphere
5 22 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (2.37%) Terminal Services
7 14 (1.95%) vCloud
7 14 (1.95%) VMware ESX
7 14 (1.95%) XenApp
8 12 (1.67%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.14%) Samba
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 46 (6.42%) SCCM
2 19 (2.65%) SCOM
3 13 (1.81%) Puppet
4 12 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.26%) Backup Exec
6 7 (0.98%) AirWatch
7 6 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (0.70%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.42%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.42%) HP Fortify
10 3 (0.42%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.42%) WebInspect
11 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.14%) ThinApp
12 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 119 (16.60%) VMware
2 69 (9.62%) Citrix
3 67 (9.34%) Cisco
4 55 (7.67%) Oracle
5 37 (5.16%) HP
6 31 (4.32%) Computacenter
7 23 (3.21%) Veeam
8 21 (2.93%) IBM
9 18 (2.51%) CheckPoint
10 15 (2.09%) Dell
11 14 (1.95%) Planview
12 13 (1.81%) NetApp
13 11 (1.53%) Google
14 10 (1.39%) SonicWALL
15 9 (1.26%) BMC
15 9 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (1.26%) Sitecore
16 8 (1.12%) Juniper
16 8 (1.12%) SAP
17 7 (0.98%) Symantec
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + h/care + gym + contrib pension
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + h/care + gym + contrib pension
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TIG limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
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Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: up to 65k + 3% Pension and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum
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Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Training, Benefits
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension, health care
Posted: 10 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
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Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
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Hertfordshire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
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Bishop's Stortford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
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Watford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Hemel Hempstead
Epson Europe BV
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bishop's Stortford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
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Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Clancy Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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