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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 318 529 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.70% 21.79% 21.17%
As % of the Vendors category 34.53% 40.94% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 270 404 459
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,197 £24,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
921 1292 1343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.48% 53.21% 50.95%
Number of salaries quoted 753 1010 1108
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -3 90 £44,500 -1.11% 10
Hemel Hempstead -3 40 £42,500 +37.09% 6
Stevenage +6 30 £37,500 +29.31% 6
St Albans -15 15 £42,500 -29.16% 3
Welwyn Garden City -8 12 £60,000 +41.17%
Bishop's Stortford +2 10 £30,000 -25.00%
Rickmansworth +9 9 £35,000 +33.33% 2
Hoddesdon -1 7 £28,500 -
Waltham Cross - 7 £62,500 -
Letchworth -3 6 £40,000 - 2
Borehamwood +5 5 £65,000 +100.00%
Hitchin +5 2 £21,000 -4.54%
Kings Langley - 2 £42,500 -
Ware 0 1 - -
Potters Bar -1 1 £27,500 -1.78%
Royston -1 1 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Hertford -12 1 £23,000 -67.14% 3
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 323 (44.25%) MS Excel
2 312 (42.74%) Windows
3 250 (34.25%) SQL Server
4 245 (33.56%) SQL
5 194 (26.58%) MS Office
6 192 (26.30%) .NET
7 181 (24.79%) Active Directory
8 165 (22.60%) C#
8 165 (22.60%) VMware
9 154 (21.10%) Windows Server
10 133 (18.22%) ITIL
10 133 (18.22%) Cisco
11 130 (17.81%) JavaScript
12 128 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
13 127 (17.40%) VMware Infrastructure
14 123 (16.85%) Linux
15 119 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
16 113 (15.48%) ASP.NET
17 111 (15.21%) HTML
18 104 (14.25%) MS Exchange
19 98 (13.42%) Firewall
20 97 (13.29%) Windows 7
21 94 (12.88%) Citrix
22 86 (11.78%) DNS
23 85 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
24 83 (11.37%) TCP/IP
25 80 (10.96%) DHCP
25 80 (10.96%) Degree
26 79 (10.82%) VPN
26 79 (10.82%) Finance

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
1 104 (14.25%) MS Exchange
2 60 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 53 (7.26%) SharePoint
4 52 (7.12%) IIS
5 42 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 42 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 33 (4.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 33 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (3.97%) Skype for Business
8 16 (2.19%) CMS
9 14 (1.92%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.78%) Apache
11 12 (1.64%) IBM Notes
11 12 (1.64%) Tomcat
12 11 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.55%) SugarCRM
13 4 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.41%) nginx
14 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 323 (44.25%) MS Excel
2 194 (26.58%) MS Office
3 29 (3.97%) MS Project
4 28 (3.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (2.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 39 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.96%) Scribe Insight
3 5 (0.68%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.27%) MetaTrader
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.14%) Line 50
6 1 (0.14%) Maximo
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.14%) Primavera
6 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 63 (8.63%) Office 365
2 42 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.19%) PaaS
5 9 (1.23%) SaaS
6 8 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.96%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.96%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.14%) Heroku
9 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 98 (13.42%) Firewall
2 86 (11.78%) DNS
3 83 (11.37%) TCP/IP
4 80 (10.96%) DHCP
5 79 (10.82%) VPN
6 75 (10.27%) SAN
7 74 (10.14%) WAN
8 67 (9.18%) LAN
9 38 (5.21%) NAS
10 35 (4.79%) VLAN
11 30 (4.11%) Network Security
12 29 (3.97%) SMTP
13 28 (3.84%) Wireless
14 25 (3.42%) DMZ
14 25 (3.42%) IMAP
14 25 (3.42%) VoIP
15 17 (2.33%) iSCSI
15 17 (2.33%) Skype
15 17 (2.33%) SSH
16 14 (1.92%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (34.25%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (4.79%) MySQL
5 34 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (2.33%) Oracle Database
9 16 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (1.92%) Power BI
11 13 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (1.64%) MS Access
12 12 (1.64%) Redis
12 12 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (0.96%) Couchbase
15 7 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (4.38%) Visual Studio
2 30 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (2.60%) NUnit
4 18 (2.47%) Selenium
5 16 (2.19%) JIRA
6 15 (2.05%) Subversion
7 12 (1.64%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.37%) ClearQuest
8 10 (1.37%) LoadRunner
9 8 (1.10%) Moq
10 7 (0.96%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.96%) HP UFT
10 7 (0.96%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (0.68%) NeoLoad
13 3 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.41%) ReSharper
13 3 (0.41%) Toad
14 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
14 2 (0.27%) MorphX
General
1 79 (10.82%) Finance
2 36 (4.93%) Retail
3 26 (3.56%) Legal
4 20 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.92%) Games
7 13 (1.78%) Marketing
8 12 (1.64%) Advertising
9 9 (1.23%) Banking
9 9 (1.23%) Front Office
9 9 (1.23%) Publishing
10 8 (1.10%) Back Office
10 8 (1.10%) German Language
11 7 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.68%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.55%) Electronics
13 4 (0.55%) Local Government
13 4 (0.55%) Military
14 3 (0.41%) Billing
14 3 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 173 (23.70%) Developer
2 135 (18.49%) Analyst
2 135 (18.49%) Support Engineer
3 96 (13.15%) C# Developer
4 87 (11.92%) .NET Developer
5 65 (8.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 59 (8.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 57 (7.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 50 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 50 (6.85%) Support Analyst
9 49 (6.71%) SQL Developer
10 47 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 44 (6.03%) Consultant
12 43 (5.89%) IT Support
13 42 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
14 36 (4.93%) IT Engineer
15 35 (4.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 34 (4.66%) IT Support Engineer
17 31 (4.25%) Technical Engineer
18 30 (4.11%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (26.30%) .NET
2 113 (15.48%) ASP.NET
3 111 (15.21%) HTML
4 72 (9.86%) jQuery
5 70 (9.59%) Web Services
6 60 (8.22%) Ajax
7 45 (6.16%) CSS
8 35 (4.79%) XML
9 34 (4.66%) WCF
10 32 (4.38%) .NET Framework
10 32 (4.38%) WPF
11 29 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (3.84%) CSS3
12 28 (3.84%) HTML5
13 25 (3.42%) AngularJS
13 25 (3.42%) MAPI
14 23 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (3.01%) WinForms
16 21 (2.88%) LINQ
17 16 (2.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (7.26%) Computer Science
3 50 (6.85%) Blackberry
4 37 (5.07%) Driving Licence
5 32 (4.38%) Data Centre
6 30 (4.11%) Replication
7 27 (3.70%) iPhone
8 26 (3.56%) Clustering
9 25 (3.42%) Management Information System
9 25 (3.42%) PDA
10 23 (3.15%) Mathematics
11 21 (2.88%) Handset
12 19 (2.60%) Data Integration
13 16 (2.19%) Virtual Team
14 15 (2.05%) Mobile App
15 13 (1.78%) PACS
16 12 (1.64%) NHS
17 10 (1.37%) User Experience
18 9 (1.23%) EqualLogic
19 8 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 312 (42.74%) Windows
2 154 (21.10%) Windows Server
3 123 (16.85%) Linux
4 119 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 97 (13.29%) Windows 7
6 73 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 72 (9.86%) Unix
8 71 (9.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (6.85%) Windows XP
10 44 (6.03%) Windows 8
11 41 (5.62%) Windows 10
12 28 (3.84%) Android
13 25 (3.42%) Windows Vista
14 10 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.68%) SUSE
15 5 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.27%) HPUX
16 2 (0.27%) Solaris
17 1 (0.14%) Debian
17 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (18.22%) ITIL
2 128 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (10.68%) MVC
4 60 (8.22%) Scrum
5 59 (8.08%) CRM
5 59 (8.08%) Web Development
6 58 (7.95%) Project Management
7 51 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 46 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
9 41 (5.62%) TDD
10 39 (5.34%) Incident Management
10 39 (5.34%) Problem Management
10 39 (5.34%) Workflow
11 36 (4.93%) Change Management
12 35 (4.79%) Service Management
13 33 (4.52%) Software Engineering
14 31 (4.25%) E-Commerce
15 30 (4.11%) Asset Management
15 30 (4.11%) Mentoring
15 30 (4.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 245 (33.56%) SQL
2 165 (22.60%) C#
3 130 (17.81%) JavaScript
4 70 (9.59%) T-SQL
5 49 (6.71%) Java
6 34 (4.66%) VB.NET
7 33 (4.52%) VB
8 30 (4.11%) PowerShell
9 24 (3.29%) Shell Script
10 21 (2.88%) VBA
11 19 (2.60%) Python
12 16 (2.19%) PHP
13 15 (2.05%) Perl
14 14 (1.92%) C
15 8 (1.10%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.82%) C++
16 6 (0.82%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.82%) VBScript
17 5 (0.68%) VB6
18 4 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (10.96%) Degree
2 71 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (9.32%) Security Cleared
4 53 (7.26%) SC Cleared
5 49 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (3.97%) MCSE
7 28 (3.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (3.56%) CCNA
9 23 (3.15%) CISSP
10 22 (3.01%) MCP
11 20 (2.74%) CISM
12 18 (2.47%) MCSA
13 17 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
14 15 (2.05%) CEH
15 14 (1.92%) CRISC
15 14 (1.92%) GIAC
15 14 (1.92%) SANS
16 12 (1.64%) MCDST
17 11 (1.51%) CCNP
18 10 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.53%) SLA
2 23 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.78%) QA
4 8 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.96%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.27%) GMP
7 1 (0.14%) DICOM
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 181 (24.79%) Active Directory
2 127 (17.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (8.08%) Hyper-V
4 38 (5.21%) vSphere
5 29 (3.97%) XenApp
6 24 (3.29%) NFS
7 19 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.64%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.37%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.96%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.68%) Firmware
11 5 (0.68%) Xen
12 4 (0.55%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.41%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.41%) XenServer
14 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.27%) Postfix
14 2 (0.27%) qmail
14 2 (0.27%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 35 (4.79%) SCCM
2 26 (3.56%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (1.37%) WSUS
5 8 (1.10%) FortiGate
5 8 (1.10%) Puppet
6 6 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (0.82%) SCOM
7 4 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.41%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.27%) Plesk
9 2 (0.27%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.14%) Simpana
10 1 (0.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 165 (22.60%) VMware
2 133 (18.22%) Cisco
3 94 (12.88%) Citrix
4 62 (8.49%) Oracle
5 50 (6.85%) HP
6 31 (4.25%) Apple
7 29 (3.97%) CheckPoint
8 28 (3.84%) IBM
9 25 (3.42%) Draytek
10 24 (3.29%) SAP
11 22 (3.01%) Dell
12 21 (2.88%) Becrypt
13 18 (2.47%) Veeam
14 14 (1.92%) AlienVault
14 14 (1.92%) Avaya
14 14 (1.92%) Juniper
14 14 (1.92%) LogLogic
14 14 (1.92%) LogRhythm
15 13 (1.78%) Lotus
16 12 (1.64%) Sybase
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