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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 7 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 361 337 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.84% 16.64% 21.12%
As % of the Vendors category 38.57% 31.82% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 299 279 348
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £27,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
936 1059 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.27% 52.30% 54.42%
Number of salaries quoted 715 896 884
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -6 64 £47,500 -9.52% 10
Hemel Hempstead +1 55 £35,000 -17.64% 9
Stevenage +6 49 £40,000 +6.66% 3
St Albans -9 22 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Welwyn Garden City +3 20 £67,500 -10.00% 2
Borehamwood +1 14 £42,500 -
Harpenden +15 10 £37,000 +76.19% 1
Letchworth -3 8 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Potters Bar +8 7 £21,000 -24.32%
Waltham Cross - 6 £67,500 -
Rickmansworth -3 4 £45,000 +38.46%
Broxbourne - 3 £23,000 -
Kings Langley +1 2 £42,500 +18.05% 1
Hoddesdon - 2 £50,000 -
Bishop's Stortford -4 1 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Hitchin - 1 £62,500 -
Royston - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 311 (44.37%) MS Excel
2 215 (30.67%) Windows
3 211 (30.10%) SQL
4 202 (28.82%) SQL Server
5 176 (25.11%) .NET
6 150 (21.40%) Active Directory
7 145 (20.68%) MS Office
8 139 (19.83%) ITIL
9 138 (19.69%) C#
10 118 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
11 114 (16.26%) VMware
12 111 (15.83%) Windows Server
13 103 (14.69%) MVC
14 99 (14.12%) ASP.NET
15 96 (13.69%) Finance
16 93 (13.27%) Linux
16 93 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
17 84 (11.98%) Windows Server 2012
18 83 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
19 82 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
20 81 (11.55%) Office 365
21 75 (10.70%) DNS
22 74 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC
23 73 (10.41%) MS Exchange
24 70 (9.99%) Firewall
25 69 (9.84%) AngularJS
26 67 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
26 67 (9.56%) Cisco
26 67 (9.56%) JavaScript
27 64 (9.13%) HTML

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 73 (10.41%) MS Exchange
2 64 (9.13%) SharePoint
3 42 (5.99%) IIS
4 40 (5.71%) Skype for Business
5 14 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (1.85%) CMS
7 9 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.14%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.86%) MS Project Server
10 6 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.71%) Alfresco
11 5 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.71%) Captiva
11 5 (0.71%) Documentum
11 5 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.57%) Confluence
12 4 (0.57%) IBM Domino
12 4 (0.57%) JBoss
12 4 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 311 (44.37%) MS Excel
2 145 (20.68%) MS Office
3 51 (7.28%) MS Visio
4 44 (6.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (2.85%) MS Project
6 4 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.29%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.14%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 26 (3.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.71%) SAP BPC
3 6 (0.86%) Magento
4 5 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.57%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.29%) Sage CRM
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%) Maximo
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 81 (11.55%) Office 365
2 67 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.85%) PaaS
4 19 (2.71%) SaaS
5 16 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (1.71%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.86%) IaaS
8 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.43%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.14%) G Suite
10 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 75 (10.70%) DNS
2 70 (9.99%) Firewall
3 61 (8.70%) DHCP
4 51 (7.28%) WAN
5 43 (6.13%) VPN
6 41 (5.85%) LAN
7 34 (4.85%) TCP/IP
8 26 (3.71%) Remote Desktop
9 24 (3.42%) SAN
10 23 (3.28%) VoIP
11 18 (2.57%) Skype
11 18 (2.57%) Unified Communications
12 16 (2.28%) PBX
12 16 (2.28%) VLAN
13 15 (2.14%) Wireshark
14 14 (2.00%) ISDN
14 14 (2.00%) MPLS
15 9 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (1.28%) IPsec
15 9 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (28.82%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (4.99%) SQL Server 2014
5 33 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 33 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (4.14%) RDBMS
8 28 (3.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 26 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (3.28%) Power BI
11 22 (3.14%) MySQL
12 13 (1.85%) OLTP
13 12 (1.71%) DTS
13 12 (1.71%) MongoDB
13 12 (1.71%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.57%) MS Access
14 11 (1.57%) OLAP
14 11 (1.57%) SAP BW
14 11 (1.57%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 42 (5.99%) Selenium
2 36 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (4.85%) JIRA
4 25 (3.57%) Subversion
5 23 (3.28%) TeamCity
5 23 (3.28%) Visual Studio
6 18 (2.57%) Jenkins
7 16 (2.28%) Git (software)
7 16 (2.28%) NUnit
8 11 (1.57%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.86%) Fiddler
11 5 (0.71%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.43%) AppScan
12 3 (0.43%) Burp Suite
12 3 (0.43%) Grunt
12 3 (0.43%) gulp
12 3 (0.43%) NeoLoad
General
1 96 (13.69%) Finance
2 33 (4.71%) Banking
3 31 (4.42%) Retail
4 28 (3.99%) Advertising
5 26 (3.71%) Manufacturing
6 21 (3.00%) Legal
6 21 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.14%) Marketing
8 6 (0.86%) Back Office
9 4 (0.57%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.43%) Local Government
10 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.29%) Front Office
11 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 186 (26.53%) Analyst
2 170 (24.25%) Developer
3 90 (12.84%) .NET Developer
4 82 (11.70%) C# Developer
5 79 (11.27%) Support Engineer
6 78 (11.13%) Support Analyst
7 63 (8.99%) C# .NET Developer
8 50 (7.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 49 (6.99%) Test Analyst
10 43 (6.13%) Architect
10 43 (6.13%) SQL Developer
11 40 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
11 40 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 39 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 32 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 30 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
14 30 (4.28%) IT Support
15 29 (4.14%) Consultant
16 26 (3.71%) IT Analyst
17 25 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (25.11%) .NET
2 99 (14.12%) ASP.NET
3 74 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 69 (9.84%) AngularJS
5 64 (9.13%) HTML
6 52 (7.42%) .NET Framework
7 43 (6.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 41 (5.85%) Entity Framework
9 38 (5.42%) CSS
10 29 (4.14%) jQuery
10 29 (4.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 24 (3.42%) REST
12 22 (3.14%) Ajax
12 22 (3.14%) HTML5
12 22 (3.14%) Web Services
13 21 (3.00%) SOAP
14 20 (2.85%) RESTful
15 15 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 15 (2.14%) XML
16 13 (1.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.28%) Data Centre
3 32 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.57%) NHS
5 19 (2.71%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.57%) Mathematics
7 12 (1.71%) User Experience
8 11 (1.57%) PKI
9 9 (1.28%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.28%) Clustering
9 9 (1.28%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.28%) Handset
9 9 (1.28%) Physics
9 9 (1.28%) Tandem
10 8 (1.14%) Replication
11 7 (1.00%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.71%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 215 (30.67%) Windows
2 111 (15.83%) Windows Server
3 93 (13.27%) Linux
4 84 (11.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 83 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (6.85%) Windows 7
7 35 (4.99%) Unix
8 25 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (2.85%) Windows 10
10 15 (2.14%) Windows 8
10 15 (2.14%) Windows XP
11 13 (1.85%) Solaris
12 10 (1.43%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.57%) OpenVMS
14 3 (0.43%) Android
15 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.29%) CentOS
16 1 (0.14%) AIX
16 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (19.83%) ITIL
2 118 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (14.69%) MVC
4 57 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 56 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
6 53 (7.56%) Web Development
7 51 (7.28%) Project Management
8 48 (6.85%) Scrum
9 46 (6.56%) PRINCE2
9 46 (6.56%) TDD
10 43 (6.13%) BDD
11 39 (5.56%) Mentoring
12 38 (5.42%) CRM
12 38 (5.42%) Software Engineering
13 36 (5.14%) Problem Management
14 34 (4.85%) Automated Testing
15 33 (4.71%) Unit Testing
16 32 (4.56%) ERP
17 31 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
17 31 (4.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 211 (30.10%) SQL
2 138 (19.69%) C#
3 67 (9.56%) JavaScript
4 58 (8.27%) PowerShell
5 55 (7.85%) T-SQL
6 26 (3.71%) VB
7 24 (3.42%) C
7 24 (3.42%) Java
8 18 (2.57%) Perl
8 18 (2.57%) VBScript
9 17 (2.43%) VBA
10 14 (2.00%) PHP
10 14 (2.00%) VB.NET
11 13 (1.85%) C++
12 9 (1.28%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.14%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.14%) Python
13 8 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.00%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 93 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (8.99%) Degree
3 47 (6.70%) ISEB
4 44 (6.28%) ISTQB
5 34 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (4.71%) CCNA
7 32 (4.56%) MCP
8 28 (3.99%) MCSE
8 28 (3.99%) Security Cleared
9 26 (3.71%) SC Cleared
10 24 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (2.85%) MCITP
12 17 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 15 (2.14%) CEH
15 14 (2.00%) MCTS
16 12 (1.71%) CISSP
17 10 (1.43%) MCSA
17 10 (1.43%) SSCP
18 9 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.71%) SLA
2 34 (4.85%) QA
3 22 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) GCP
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 150 (21.40%) Active Directory
2 82 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.28%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.85%) Terminal Services
5 19 (2.71%) VMware ESX
6 18 (2.57%) vSphere
7 15 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.14%) XenApp
8 12 (1.71%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.28%) vCloud
10 6 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.57%) Firmware
12 4 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.14%) Docker
13 1 (0.14%) Samba
13 1 (0.14%) Squid
13 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (5.42%) SCCM
2 21 (3.00%) SCOM
3 10 (1.43%) Backup Exec
4 9 (1.28%) Puppet
5 8 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.86%) AirWatch
6 6 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.57%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.43%) HP Fortify
8 3 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.43%) QRadar
8 3 (0.43%) RSA Security Analytics
8 3 (0.43%) WebInspect
9 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.29%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 114 (16.26%) VMware
2 67 (9.56%) Cisco
3 61 (8.70%) Citrix
4 55 (7.85%) Oracle
5 37 (5.28%) HP
6 28 (3.99%) Computacenter
7 27 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 24 (3.42%) IBM
9 19 (2.71%) Veeam
10 18 (2.57%) NetApp
11 17 (2.43%) SAP
12 16 (2.28%) Dell
13 15 (2.14%) Planview
14 12 (1.71%) Cognos
15 11 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (1.43%) CommVault
17 9 (1.28%) Sitecore
17 9 (1.28%) Symantec
18 8 (1.14%) Google
19 7 (1.00%) Remedy
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hertford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + flexible working + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 65k + 3% Pension and more
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum + study support
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 27 days holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85.000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
The SmartList
Posted: 7 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson Europe BV
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford
aap3
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Circa £35k - £50k + Bens (Depending
Posted: 6 days ago