The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Microsoft
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 385 379 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.25% 16.70% 21.54%
As % of the Vendors category 40.91% 35.59% 39.59%
Number of salaries quoted 318 308 459
Median salary £46,050 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.48% +7.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 941 1065 1566
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 44.60% 46.94% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 801 853 1178
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Hertfordshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Hertfordshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 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 26 June 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 93 £51,750 +15.00% 7
Hatfield 0 82 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Hemel Hempstead +3 49 £37,500 -11.76% 4
St Albans +12 30 £47,500 +8.57% 5
Welwyn Garden City +4 16 £32,000 -46.66% 3
Letchworth -3 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Borehamwood -8 12 £37,500 -42.30%
Rickmansworth +3 4 £37,500 - 1
Cheshunt - 4 £25,000 -
Broxbourne - 4 £45,000 -
Stevenage -4 3 £45,750 +22.00% 1
Bishop's Stortford -7 2 £23,250 -22.50%
Hertford - 2 £27,000 -
Kings Langley 0 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Hoddesdon -3 1 £37,500 +31.57% 1
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 297 (40.08%) Windows
2 205 (27.67%) ITIL
3 202 (27.26%) Active Directory
4 197 (26.59%) SQL Server
5 191 (25.78%) SQL
6 159 (21.46%) Office 365
7 154 (20.78%) Windows Server
8 152 (20.51%) Citrix
9 150 (20.24%) .NET
10 149 (20.11%) Microsoft Office
11 148 (19.97%) VMware
12 143 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 134 (18.08%) C#
14 133 (17.95%) Cisco
15 132 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
16 127 (17.14%) Degree
17 120 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
18 109 (14.71%) ASP.NET
19 104 (14.04%) MS Exchange
20 102 (13.77%) Linux
21 99 (13.36%) MVC
22 98 (13.23%) SharePoint
23 97 (13.09%) HTML
24 94 (12.69%) Amazon AWS
25 91 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
26 90 (12.15%) JavaScript
27 89 (12.01%) Microsoft Excel
28 85 (11.47%) WAN
28 85 (11.47%) Advertising
28 85 (11.47%) PowerShell

Microsoft
Co-occurring 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 (14.04%) MS Exchange
2 98 (13.23%) SharePoint
3 65 (8.77%) Skype for Business
4 34 (4.59%) CMS
5 27 (3.64%) Oracle Service Bus
5 27 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 24 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 24 (3.24%) IIS
7 14 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (0.94%) Kentico
11 6 (0.81%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.81%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.67%) Confluence
12 5 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.54%) MS Project Server
13 4 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 149 (20.11%) Microsoft Office
2 89 (12.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 30 (4.05%) Microsoft Project
4 20 (2.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.27%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.27%) Maya
6 2 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.13%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.94%) Magento
5 6 (0.81%) Primavera
6 4 (0.54%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.27%) Aareon QL
7 2 (0.27%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.13%) BASE24
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 159 (21.46%) Office 365
2 94 (12.69%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (11.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (2.70%) PaaS
6 14 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 14 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.89%) Amazon S3
6 14 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (1.89%) IaaS
6 14 (1.89%) SaaS
6 14 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 12 (1.62%) Amazon Glacier
7 12 (1.62%) Amazon SQS
7 12 (1.62%) AWS CloudTrail
8 5 (0.67%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.54%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.40%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 85 (11.47%) WAN
2 78 (10.53%) DNS
3 75 (10.12%) DHCP
3 75 (10.12%) Firewall
4 72 (9.72%) LAN
5 53 (7.15%) Skype
6 44 (5.94%) SAN
6 44 (5.94%) VPN
7 42 (5.67%) Wireless
8 39 (5.26%) TCP/IP
9 35 (4.72%) VLAN
10 33 (4.45%) VoIP
11 25 (3.37%) MPLS
12 23 (3.10%) Remote Desktop
13 20 (2.70%) Internet
13 20 (2.70%) PBX
13 20 (2.70%) Unified Communications
14 18 (2.43%) Network Security
15 15 (2.02%) ISDN
16 13 (1.75%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (26.59%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.45%) MySQL
3 32 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
7 19 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (1.62%) Power BI
11 11 (1.48%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.08%) QlikView
13 6 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.81%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.54%) DTS
14 4 (0.54%) MS Access
14 4 (0.54%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 42 (5.67%) Git (software)
2 40 (5.40%) Jasmine
2 40 (5.40%) Visual Studio
3 39 (5.26%) Selenium
4 37 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (4.45%) NUnit
6 32 (4.32%) Subversion
7 29 (3.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 27 (3.64%) MSTest
9 21 (2.83%) TeamCity
10 18 (2.43%) Visual Studio Team System
11 17 (2.29%) JIRA
12 13 (1.75%) Protractor
13 11 (1.48%) MSI
14 7 (0.94%) Ant
14 7 (0.94%) Jenkins
14 7 (0.94%) Maven
15 5 (0.67%) InstallShield
15 5 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (0.67%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 85 (11.47%) Advertising
2 80 (10.80%) Finance
3 34 (4.59%) Marketing
4 33 (4.45%) Retail
5 26 (3.51%) Games
6 21 (2.83%) Legal
7 17 (2.29%) French Language
8 13 (1.75%) German Language
8 13 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.08%) Back Office
11 6 (0.81%) Banking
11 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.81%) Military
12 4 (0.54%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.27%) Electronics
13 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.27%) Law
13 2 (0.27%) Swedish Language
14 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 163 (22.00%) Analyst
2 138 (18.62%) Developer
3 70 (9.45%) .NET Developer
3 70 (9.45%) Support Engineer
4 67 (9.04%) Support Analyst
5 65 (8.77%) Consultant
6 61 (8.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 56 (7.56%) IT Support
8 54 (7.29%) C# Developer
9 49 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 43 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
11 41 (5.53%) ASP.NET Developer
12 40 (5.40%) IT Analyst
13 39 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
14 36 (4.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 35 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
15 35 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 33 (4.45%) Presales Consultant
17 31 (4.18%) IT Support Analyst
18 29 (3.91%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (20.24%) .NET
2 109 (14.71%) ASP.NET
3 97 (13.09%) HTML
4 79 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 75 (10.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 71 (9.58%) AngularJS
7 65 (8.77%) CSS
8 60 (8.10%) jQuery
9 44 (5.94%) HTML5
10 41 (5.53%) CSS3
11 40 (5.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 39 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
13 37 (4.99%) .NET Framework
14 28 (3.78%) Entity Framework
14 28 (3.78%) Middleware
14 28 (3.78%) Web Services
15 22 (2.97%) XML
16 17 (2.29%) WCF
17 15 (2.02%) RESTful
18 14 (1.89%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.18%) Data Centre
2 65 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (8.37%) Computer Science
4 31 (4.18%) User Experience
5 28 (3.78%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.97%) Mobile App
7 17 (2.29%) Blog
8 12 (1.62%) CMDB
9 11 (1.48%) Driving Licence
10 10 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.35%) Fat Client
10 10 (1.35%) Replication
10 10 (1.35%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.21%) Tandem
12 8 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (1.08%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.08%) Smartphone
13 7 (0.94%) iPad
14 6 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 297 (40.08%) Windows
2 154 (20.78%) Windows Server
3 102 (13.77%) Linux
4 91 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 83 (11.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (10.26%) Windows 7
7 47 (6.34%) Windows 10
8 31 (4.18%) Unix
9 23 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (2.83%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.21%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.94%) Android
12 7 (0.94%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.94%) Solaris
13 5 (0.67%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.67%) VMS
13 5 (0.67%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.54%) CentOS
15 3 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (27.67%) ITIL
2 132 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (13.36%) MVC
4 67 (9.04%) Change Management
5 55 (7.42%) Problem Management
6 52 (7.02%) Scrum
6 52 (7.02%) TDD
6 52 (7.02%) Test Automation
7 48 (6.48%) CRM
7 48 (6.48%) Presales
8 43 (5.80%) DevOps
9 41 (5.53%) Project Management
9 41 (5.53%) Web Development
10 38 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (4.99%) Migration
12 36 (4.86%) Service Delivery
13 35 (4.72%) BDD
13 35 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
14 34 (4.59%) OO
14 34 (4.59%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 191 (25.78%) SQL
2 134 (18.08%) C#
3 90 (12.15%) JavaScript
4 85 (11.47%) PowerShell
5 33 (4.45%) VBScript
6 30 (4.05%) T-SQL
7 25 (3.37%) VB
8 23 (3.10%) Java
9 22 (2.97%) Perl
10 19 (2.56%) VB.NET
11 18 (2.43%) PHP
12 16 (2.16%) C
12 16 (2.16%) Python
13 10 (1.35%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.35%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.08%) C++
15 7 (0.94%) R
16 6 (0.81%) VBA
17 5 (0.67%) REXX
17 5 (0.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 143 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 127 (17.14%) Degree
3 67 (9.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 61 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (8.23%) MCSE
5 56 (7.56%) MCP
6 52 (7.02%) CCNA
7 41 (5.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 34 (4.59%) Security Cleared
9 33 (4.45%) MCTS
10 32 (4.32%) MCSA
10 32 (4.32%) SC Cleared
11 26 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (2.70%) A+ Certification
13 19 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
14 16 (2.16%) ISEB
15 12 (1.62%) CCNP
16 11 (1.48%) CCA
17 10 (1.35%) CISA
17 10 (1.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.34%) SLA
2 28 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (2.97%) QA
4 20 (2.70%) PMO
5 17 (2.29%) ISO 9001
6 11 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 202 (27.26%) Active Directory
2 120 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (6.88%) Hyper-V
4 36 (4.86%) vSphere
5 33 (4.45%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (4.05%) XenApp
7 19 (2.56%) XenDesktop
8 17 (2.29%) Terminal Services
9 14 (1.89%) Terminal Server
9 14 (1.89%) vCloud
10 11 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 73 (9.85%) SCCM
2 24 (3.24%) Puppet
3 14 (1.89%) WSUS
4 13 (1.75%) Backup Exec
4 13 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (1.62%) SCOM
6 11 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.21%) AirWatch
7 9 (1.21%) BladeLogic
7 9 (1.21%) XenMobile
8 6 (0.81%) vCenter Server
9 5 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.54%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.54%) vRealize
11 3 (0.40%) cPanel
11 3 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.40%) Plesk
12 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 152 (20.51%) Citrix
2 148 (19.97%) VMware
3 133 (17.95%) Cisco
4 68 (9.18%) Oracle
5 59 (7.96%) HP
6 34 (4.59%) Computacenter
7 32 (4.32%) Juniper
8 29 (3.91%) Aruba
9 28 (3.78%) Xamarin
10 21 (2.83%) BMC
11 20 (2.70%) Sitecore
12 18 (2.43%) CheckPoint
12 18 (2.43%) Google
12 18 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (2.16%) IBM
13 16 (2.16%) NetApp
14 15 (2.02%) Veeam
15 12 (1.62%) Adobe
15 12 (1.62%) SAP
16 11 (1.48%) LogRhythm
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Company Car & Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30k+
Posted: 18 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 65k + 3% Pension and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Recann
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits+Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £18,304 to £24,608 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £37,000 Dependant on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Potters Bar
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Potters Bar
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Potters Bar
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Potters Bar
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago