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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 373 525 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.49% 22.90% 16.41%
As % of the Vendors category 31.64% 41.14% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 319 406 325
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
1179 1276 1183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.12% 55.65% 47.24%
Number of salaries quoted 943 1010 943
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +1 77 £42,500 +37.09% 3
Watford -6 62 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Stevenage -4 18 £37,500 +45.63% 1
Borehamwood -3 14 £21,000 -32.80% 1
Rickmansworth +1 11 £42,500 +28.78% 1
Welwyn Garden City -6 9 £31,500 -25.88%
Bishop's Stortford -1 8 £30,000 -16.66%
Hoddesdon -3 7 £27,750 -2.63% 2
St Albans -12 4 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Letchworth 0 3 £40,000 -
Potters Bar 0 3 £41,000 +44.49%
Kings Langley - 3 £45,000 -
Ware -1 1 - -
Royston -10 1 - -
Tring - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 323 (44.67%) MS Excel
2 312 (43.15%) Windows
3 256 (35.41%) SQL Server
4 243 (33.61%) SQL
5 196 (27.11%) VMware
6 192 (26.56%) MS Office
7 182 (25.17%) .NET
7 182 (25.17%) Active Directory
8 172 (23.79%) Windows Server
9 162 (22.41%) C#
10 153 (21.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 149 (20.61%) Cisco
12 130 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
13 121 (16.74%) JavaScript
14 115 (15.91%) MS Exchange
15 114 (15.77%) ITIL
16 113 (15.63%) ASP.NET
17 109 (15.08%) Windows Server 2008
18 107 (14.80%) Linux
18 107 (14.80%) HTML
19 98 (13.55%) Firewall
20 94 (13.00%) DNS
21 92 (12.72%) Finance
22 89 (12.31%) SAN
23 88 (12.17%) WAN
24 84 (11.62%) LAN
25 83 (11.48%) Citrix
25 83 (11.48%) T-SQL
26 81 (11.20%) MVC
27 78 (10.79%) DHCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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
1 115 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 67 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 61 (8.44%) SharePoint
4 52 (7.19%) IIS
5 42 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 37 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 35 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 29 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (3.60%) WebSphere
10 25 (3.46%) Apache
11 24 (3.32%) Tomcat
12 20 (2.77%) Skype for Business
13 16 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
14 15 (2.07%) Apache ServiceMix
15 10 (1.38%) IBM Notes
16 9 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
17 7 (0.97%) CMS
17 7 (0.97%) Node.js
18 5 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
19 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 323 (44.67%) MS Excel
2 192 (26.56%) MS Office
3 36 (4.98%) MS Project
4 23 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.41%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 28 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.69%) Scribe Insight
3 3 (0.41%) Primavera
4 2 (0.28%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.14%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.14%) Maximo
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.14%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 69 (9.54%) Office 365
2 57 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.52%) PaaS
5 9 (1.24%) SaaS
6 7 (0.97%) OpenShift
7 6 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.69%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.28%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 98 (13.55%) Firewall
2 94 (13.00%) DNS
3 89 (12.31%) SAN
4 88 (12.17%) WAN
5 84 (11.62%) LAN
6 78 (10.79%) DHCP
7 68 (9.41%) VPN
8 65 (8.99%) TCP/IP
9 44 (6.09%) NAS
10 32 (4.43%) VLAN
11 28 (3.87%) Wireless
12 25 (3.46%) SMTP
13 23 (3.18%) DMZ
13 23 (3.18%) IMAP
14 22 (3.04%) iSCSI
14 22 (3.04%) LDAP
14 22 (3.04%) Network Security
15 20 (2.77%) SSL
16 17 (2.35%) Spanning Tree
17 16 (2.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (35.41%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (4.43%) MySQL
6 23 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (2.07%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.38%) Redis
11 9 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (0.97%) Couchbase
13 7 (0.97%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (0.83%) Relational Database
15 5 (0.69%) MS Access
15 5 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 37 (5.12%) Visual Studio
2 25 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (2.63%) JIRA
3 19 (2.63%) Selenium
4 18 (2.49%) NUnit
5 12 (1.66%) ClearQuest
5 12 (1.66%) LoadRunner
6 11 (1.52%) Moq
7 10 (1.38%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (0.97%) HP UFT
9 7 (0.97%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.83%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.55%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.55%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.55%) Subversion
11 4 (0.55%) Toad
12 3 (0.41%) FxCop
12 3 (0.41%) StyleCop
General
1 92 (12.72%) Finance
2 35 (4.84%) Retail
3 28 (3.87%) Legal
4 26 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.07%) Marketing
6 10 (1.38%) Games
6 10 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.24%) Advertising
7 9 (1.24%) Publishing
8 7 (0.97%) Banking
8 7 (0.97%) Electronics
8 7 (0.97%) German Language
9 6 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.69%) Military
11 4 (0.55%) Back Office
11 4 (0.55%) Local Government
12 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.41%) French Language
12 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.41%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 188 (26.00%) Developer
2 122 (16.87%) Analyst
3 102 (14.11%) C# Developer
4 98 (13.55%) Support Engineer
5 86 (11.89%) .NET Developer
6 69 (9.54%) SQL Developer
7 64 (8.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 62 (8.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 57 (7.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 50 (6.92%) ASP.NET Developer
11 47 (6.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 47 (6.50%) IT Support
11 47 (6.50%) Support Analyst
12 43 (5.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 40 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 40 (5.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 40 (5.53%) SQL BI Developer
14 36 (4.98%) Consultant
14 36 (4.98%) IT Engineer
15 34 (4.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (25.17%) .NET
2 113 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 107 (14.80%) HTML
4 69 (9.54%) jQuery
5 64 (8.85%) Web Services
6 55 (7.61%) Ajax
7 42 (5.81%) XML
8 39 (5.39%) WCF
9 36 (4.98%) CSS
10 32 (4.43%) WPF
11 31 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (4.15%) .NET Framework
13 27 (3.73%) HTML5
14 24 (3.32%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (3.32%) WinForms
15 23 (3.18%) CSS3
15 23 (3.18%) LINQ
15 23 (3.18%) MAPI
16 18 (2.49%) AngularJS
16 18 (2.49%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.22%) Computer Science
3 44 (6.09%) Blackberry
4 39 (5.39%) Data Integration
5 35 (4.84%) Data Centre
6 32 (4.43%) Clustering
7 30 (4.15%) Replication
8 26 (3.60%) Driving Licence
9 24 (3.32%) iPhone
10 23 (3.18%) PDA
11 21 (2.90%) EqualLogic
12 19 (2.63%) Management Information System
13 14 (1.94%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.80%) Mathematics
15 12 (1.66%) Handset
15 12 (1.66%) NHS
16 9 (1.24%) HP StoreVirtual
16 9 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
16 9 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
17 7 (0.97%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 312 (43.15%) Windows
2 172 (23.79%) Windows Server
3 109 (15.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 107 (14.80%) Linux
5 78 (10.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (10.65%) Windows 7
7 64 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 62 (8.58%) Unix
9 39 (5.39%) Windows XP
10 37 (5.12%) Windows 8
11 34 (4.70%) Windows 10
12 24 (3.32%) Android
13 23 (3.18%) Windows Vista
14 15 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.69%) Solaris
15 5 (0.69%) SUSE
15 5 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.55%) AIX
17 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (15.77%) ITIL
3 81 (11.20%) MVC
4 66 (9.13%) Scrum
5 64 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 64 (8.85%) Project Management
6 61 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
7 54 (7.47%) Web Development
8 48 (6.64%) CRM
9 38 (5.26%) Incident Management
10 37 (5.12%) TDD
11 36 (4.98%) Change Management
12 34 (4.70%) Problem Management
13 31 (4.29%) Service Delivery
14 30 (4.15%) Presales
14 30 (4.15%) Workflow
15 29 (4.01%) Asset Management
16 27 (3.73%) Service Management
17 26 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
18 25 (3.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 243 (33.61%) SQL
2 162 (22.41%) C#
3 121 (16.74%) JavaScript
4 83 (11.48%) T-SQL
5 62 (8.58%) Java
6 36 (4.98%) VB.NET
7 31 (4.29%) VB
8 25 (3.46%) Shell Script
9 24 (3.32%) Bash Shell
9 24 (3.32%) PHP
10 23 (3.18%) PowerShell
11 18 (2.49%) VBA
12 16 (2.21%) Perl
13 8 (1.11%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.11%) VB6
14 6 (0.83%) Python
14 6 (0.83%) VBScript
15 5 (0.69%) C
15 5 (0.69%) C++
16 4 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (10.24%) Degree
2 58 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (7.47%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (7.19%) Security Cleared
5 43 (5.95%) SC Cleared
6 36 (4.98%) MCSE
7 25 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (3.04%) CCNA
9 21 (2.90%) MCSA
10 19 (2.63%) MCP
11 16 (2.21%) CCNP
12 15 (2.07%) CISSP
13 13 (1.80%) CESG Certified Professional
13 13 (1.80%) SANS
14 12 (1.66%) CISM
15 10 (1.38%) CEH
15 10 (1.38%) CRISC
15 10 (1.38%) GIAC
16 8 (1.11%) ISEB
17 6 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.58%) SLA
2 26 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.94%) QA
4 8 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.83%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.55%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.28%) COBIT
7 2 (0.28%) GMP
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 182 (25.17%) Active Directory
2 153 (21.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (8.71%) Hyper-V
4 49 (6.78%) vSphere
5 33 (4.56%) NFS
6 30 (4.15%) XenApp
7 22 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.52%) Postfix
8 11 (1.52%) qmail
8 11 (1.52%) Sendmail
9 10 (1.38%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.24%) Xen
10 9 (1.24%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.83%) XenServer
12 4 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.55%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.41%) Firmware
13 3 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.41%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (3.73%) Backup Exec
2 20 (2.77%) SCCM
3 19 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 12 (1.66%) WSUS
6 11 (1.52%) Plesk
7 8 (1.11%) FortiGate
7 8 (1.11%) Puppet
8 5 (0.69%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.69%) SCOM
9 4 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.28%) Simpana
10 2 (0.28%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.28%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Flashback
11 1 (0.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 196 (27.11%) VMware
2 149 (20.61%) Cisco
3 83 (11.48%) Citrix
4 65 (8.99%) Oracle
5 61 (8.44%) HP
6 41 (5.67%) Dell
7 35 (4.84%) Apple
8 34 (4.70%) IBM
9 27 (3.73%) CheckPoint
10 23 (3.18%) Draytek
11 22 (3.04%) Avaya
12 20 (2.77%) 3PAR
13 19 (2.63%) Red Hat
14 18 (2.49%) Veeam
15 16 (2.21%) SAP
16 14 (1.94%) Juniper
17 12 (1.66%) Lotus
18 11 (1.52%) NetApp
19 10 (1.38%) LogLogic
19 10 (1.38%) SonicWALL
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Louis Hampshire
Salary: Circa £70k plus Car, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
JM Group
Salary: Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus Package
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: car and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Stevenage
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + FULL
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Watford
Mason Frank International
Salary: £32500 - £33000 per annum + Double OTE + Stocks
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
Nixor
Salary: £45,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £10k Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
Recruit121
Salary: Up to £90,000 per year + benefits + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago