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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 322 498 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.71% 21.81% 19.77%
As % of the Vendors category 32.96% 39.71% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 272 371 408
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,395 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
977 1254 1304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 47.68% 54.93% 50.06%
Number of salaries quoted 786 961 1047
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -4 74 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Hemel Hempstead -1 46 £45,000 +45.16% 1
Stevenage +5 24 £37,500 +66.66% 1
Rickmansworth +8 13 £42,500 +28.78%
Bishop's Stortford 0 11 £30,000 -25.00%
Borehamwood 0 9 £44,000 +35.38% 1
St Albans -7 9 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Welwyn Garden City -11 9 £46,250 +8.82%
Hoddesdon -3 8 £23,000 -19.29% 1
Letchworth -2 4 £40,000 - 1
Kings Langley - 4 £42,500 - 1
Waltham Cross - 3 £62,500 -
Hitchin +5 2 £21,000 -4.54%
Ware 0 1 - -
Potters Bar 0 1 £27,500 +5.76%
Tring - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 325 (45.14%) MS Excel
2 314 (43.61%) Windows
3 256 (35.56%) SQL
4 247 (34.31%) SQL Server
5 200 (27.78%) MS Office
6 185 (25.69%) VMware
7 181 (25.14%) .NET
7 181 (25.14%) Active Directory
8 166 (23.06%) Windows Server
9 165 (22.92%) C#
10 145 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 142 (19.72%) Cisco
12 133 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
13 128 (17.78%) ITIL
14 124 (17.22%) Linux
14 124 (17.22%) JavaScript
15 113 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 111 (15.42%) ASP.NET
17 107 (14.86%) HTML
18 106 (14.72%) MS Exchange
19 96 (13.33%) Firewall
20 94 (13.06%) Citrix
21 92 (12.78%) DNS
22 87 (12.08%) Finance
23 85 (11.81%) SAN
24 82 (11.39%) Windows 7
25 79 (10.97%) WAN
25 79 (10.97%) DHCP
26 78 (10.83%) TCP/IP
27 77 (10.69%) T-SQL

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
1 106 (14.72%) MS Exchange
2 66 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 58 (8.06%) SharePoint
4 53 (7.36%) IIS
5 45 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 43 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 38 (5.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 32 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 23 (3.19%) Skype for Business
9 23 (3.19%) WebSphere
10 22 (3.06%) Apache
11 21 (2.92%) Tomcat
12 13 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (1.67%) Apache ServiceMix
13 12 (1.67%) IBM Notes
14 9 (1.25%) CMS
14 9 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.83%) Node.js
16 5 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
17 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 325 (45.14%) MS Excel
2 200 (27.78%) MS Office
3 29 (4.03%) MS Project
4 21 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.81%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 30 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.97%) Scribe Insight
3 4 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.28%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.28%) Primavera
5 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.14%) Line 50
5 1 (0.14%) Maximo
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 65 (9.03%) Office 365
2 52 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.81%) PaaS
5 9 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.25%) SaaS
6 8 (1.11%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.83%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.28%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 96 (13.33%) Firewall
2 92 (12.78%) DNS
3 85 (11.81%) SAN
4 79 (10.97%) DHCP
4 79 (10.97%) WAN
5 78 (10.83%) TCP/IP
6 74 (10.28%) LAN
6 74 (10.28%) VPN
7 48 (6.67%) NAS
8 37 (5.14%) VLAN
9 29 (4.03%) SMTP
10 28 (3.89%) Wireless
11 26 (3.61%) Network Security
12 25 (3.47%) DMZ
12 25 (3.47%) IMAP
13 21 (2.92%) SSH
14 19 (2.64%) SSL
15 17 (2.36%) iSCSI
15 17 (2.36%) LDAP
16 14 (1.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (34.31%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (5.42%) MySQL
5 37 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 17 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (1.81%) Redis
11 11 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (0.97%) Power BI
15 6 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.83%) Couchbase
15 6 (0.83%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.83%) OLAP
15 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (4.31%) Visual Studio
2 20 (2.78%) Selenium
2 20 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (2.64%) JIRA
3 19 (2.64%) NUnit
4 13 (1.81%) ClearQuest
4 13 (1.81%) LoadRunner
4 13 (1.81%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.39%) Moq
6 8 (1.11%) HP UFT
6 8 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (0.97%) Cucumber
7 7 (0.97%) Subversion
8 6 (0.83%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.56%) Toad
10 3 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.42%) NeoLoad
10 3 (0.42%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.28%) FxCop
11 2 (0.28%) MorphX
General
1 87 (12.08%) Finance
2 33 (4.58%) Retail
3 28 (3.89%) Legal
4 22 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.53%) Marketing
7 10 (1.39%) Advertising
7 10 (1.39%) Games
8 9 (1.25%) Banking
8 9 (1.25%) Publishing
9 8 (1.11%) Back Office
9 8 (1.11%) German Language
10 7 (0.97%) Electronics
11 6 (0.83%) Front Office
11 6 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.69%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.56%) Local Government
13 4 (0.56%) Military
14 3 (0.42%) Billing
14 3 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 183 (25.42%) Developer
2 122 (16.94%) Analyst
3 115 (15.97%) Support Engineer
4 100 (13.89%) C# Developer
5 83 (11.53%) .NET Developer
6 61 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 59 (8.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 59 (8.19%) SQL Developer
8 54 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
9 49 (6.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 47 (6.53%) ASP.NET Developer
11 45 (6.25%) Support Analyst
12 44 (6.11%) IT Support
13 40 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 40 (5.56%) Consultant
13 40 (5.56%) IT Engineer
14 39 (5.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 35 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 35 (4.86%) IT Support Engineer
16 31 (4.31%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (25.14%) .NET
2 111 (15.42%) ASP.NET
3 107 (14.86%) HTML
4 73 (10.14%) jQuery
5 64 (8.89%) Web Services
6 60 (8.33%) Ajax
7 39 (5.42%) XML
8 38 (5.28%) WCF
9 37 (5.14%) CSS
10 35 (4.86%) WPF
11 29 (4.03%) HTML5
12 27 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (3.61%) CSS3
14 25 (3.47%) MAPI
14 25 (3.47%) WinForms
15 24 (3.33%) .NET Framework
15 24 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (3.33%) LINQ
16 20 (2.78%) AngularJS
17 18 (2.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.94%) Blackberry
2 50 (6.94%) Computer Science
3 34 (4.72%) Replication
4 33 (4.58%) Data Integration
4 33 (4.58%) Driving Licence
5 30 (4.17%) Clustering
5 30 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 27 (3.75%) iPhone
7 25 (3.47%) PDA
8 19 (2.64%) Mathematics
9 15 (2.08%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.94%) Handset
10 14 (1.94%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.67%) EqualLogic
12 10 (1.39%) HP StoreVirtual
12 10 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (1.39%) NHS
13 9 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (1.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 314 (43.61%) Windows
2 166 (23.06%) Windows Server
3 124 (17.22%) Linux
4 113 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 82 (11.39%) Windows 7
6 75 (10.42%) Unix
7 74 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 72 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (6.11%) Windows XP
10 41 (5.69%) Windows 8
11 38 (5.28%) Windows 10
12 26 (3.61%) Android
13 25 (3.47%) Windows Vista
14 15 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.69%) SUSE
15 5 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.56%) Solaris
17 3 (0.42%) AIX
18 2 (0.28%) HPUX
18 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (17.78%) ITIL
3 75 (10.42%) MVC
4 65 (9.03%) Scrum
5 57 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 56 (7.78%) Project Management
7 55 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
8 54 (7.50%) Web Development
9 50 (6.94%) CRM
10 40 (5.56%) TDD
11 38 (5.28%) Incident Management
11 38 (5.28%) Problem Management
12 33 (4.58%) Workflow
13 31 (4.31%) Asset Management
13 31 (4.31%) Change Management
14 30 (4.17%) Presales
14 30 (4.17%) Service Management
15 28 (3.89%) SDLC
15 28 (3.89%) Service Delivery
16 27 (3.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 256 (35.56%) SQL
2 165 (22.92%) C#
3 124 (17.22%) JavaScript
4 77 (10.69%) T-SQL
5 59 (8.19%) Java
6 37 (5.14%) VB.NET
7 32 (4.44%) VB
8 31 (4.31%) Shell Script
9 25 (3.47%) PowerShell
10 23 (3.19%) PHP
11 22 (3.06%) Bash Shell
12 20 (2.78%) Perl
13 18 (2.50%) VBA
14 15 (2.08%) Python
15 11 (1.53%) C
16 8 (1.11%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.83%) C++
17 6 (0.83%) VB6
18 5 (0.69%) PL/SQL
19 3 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (10.28%) Degree
2 67 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (7.92%) Security Cleared
4 54 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 37 (5.14%) MCSE
7 28 (3.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 24 (3.33%) CCNA
9 23 (3.19%) MCSA
10 20 (2.78%) MCP
11 19 (2.64%) CISSP
12 16 (2.22%) CISM
13 15 (2.08%) CESG Certified Professional
14 14 (1.94%) CCNP
15 13 (1.81%) SANS
16 12 (1.67%) CEH
16 12 (1.67%) CRISC
16 12 (1.67%) GIAC
17 9 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.33%) SLA
2 28 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.81%) QA
4 8 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.28%) GMP
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 181 (25.14%) Active Directory
2 145 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (9.03%) Hyper-V
4 41 (5.69%) vSphere
5 34 (4.72%) XenApp
6 29 (4.03%) NFS
7 24 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.67%) Terminal Services
9 10 (1.39%) Xen
10 9 (1.25%) Postfix
10 9 (1.25%) qmail
10 9 (1.25%) Sendmail
10 9 (1.25%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.69%) Firmware
12 4 (0.56%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.56%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.42%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.42%) XenServer
14 2 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 27 (3.75%) Backup Exec
1 27 (3.75%) SCCM
2 19 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (1.39%) WSUS
5 9 (1.25%) Plesk
6 8 (1.11%) FortiGate
7 7 (0.97%) Puppet
7 7 (0.97%) SCOM
8 6 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.56%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.28%) Simpana
11 2 (0.28%) ZENworks
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Flashback
12 1 (0.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 185 (25.69%) VMware
2 142 (19.72%) Cisco
3 94 (13.06%) Citrix
4 65 (9.03%) Oracle
5 55 (7.64%) HP
6 38 (5.28%) Apple
7 32 (4.44%) Dell
8 31 (4.31%) IBM
9 26 (3.61%) CheckPoint
10 25 (3.47%) Draytek
11 18 (2.50%) Veeam
12 17 (2.36%) Red Hat
12 17 (2.36%) SAP
13 16 (2.22%) Avaya
14 14 (1.94%) 3PAR
14 14 (1.94%) Juniper
15 13 (1.81%) Becrypt
15 13 (1.81%) Lotus
16 12 (1.67%) AlienVault
16 12 (1.67%) LogRhythm
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hightown
Salary: £30,156 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45k + 3% Pension, 10% bonus, 23 days, training and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year + fantastic package
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Much Hadham, Hertfordshire
BIT Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive salary based on experience, skill set and character.
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Much Hadham, Hertfordshire
BIT Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive salary based on experience, skill set and character.
Posted: 7 days ago
Kings Langley
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50-65k+
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 25 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Eurobase People
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Nixor
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + company car + utilisation bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capita plc
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Watford
Mason Frank International
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Double OTE + Stocks
Posted: 17 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago