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 25 March 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 7 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 361 484 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.48% 18.85% 22.00%
As % of the Vendors category 38.49% 33.13% 39.94%
Number of salaries quoted 267 395 377
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 938 1461 1277
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 42.81% 56.91% 55.09%
Number of salaries quoted 689 1161 967
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 £52,500 +31.25% 13
Hatfield 0 55 £47,000 +8.04% 11
Hemel Hempstead -2 48 £37,500 - 7
Stevenage +7 24 £37,500 - 1
St Albans -2 18 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Letchworth -4 12 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Welwyn Garden City -7 9 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Bishop's Stortford 0 7 £50,000 +42.85%
Borehamwood -5 7 £50,000 +150.00% 2
Radlett - 5 £47,500 -
Royston +10 3 £65,000 -
Waltham Cross - 3 £67,500 -
Broxbourne - 3 £23,000 - 1
Harpenden - 3 £21,000 -
Kings Langley 0 2 £44,500 -6.31% 1
Hoddesdon -2 2 £29,212 +27.00%
Potters Bar -4 2 £21,500 -47.56%
Rickmansworth -9 1 £10,000 -76.47%
Welwyn - 1 £36,500 - 1
Hertford - 1 £19,000 -
Hitchin - 1 £40,000 - 1
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 355 (45.17%) MS Excel
2 240 (30.53%) SQL Server
2 240 (30.53%) Windows
3 228 (29.01%) SQL
4 202 (25.70%) .NET
5 194 (24.68%) ITIL
6 166 (21.12%) C#
7 157 (19.97%) Agile Software Development
8 156 (19.85%) Active Directory
9 135 (17.18%) VMware
10 133 (16.92%) MS Office
11 131 (16.67%) Linux
12 126 (16.03%) MVC
13 123 (15.65%) ASP.NET
14 114 (14.50%) Windows Server
15 105 (13.36%) Microsoft Certification
15 105 (13.36%) Office 365
16 104 (13.23%) Finance
17 99 (12.60%) SharePoint
18 98 (12.47%) VMware Infrastructure
18 98 (12.47%) ASP.NET MVC
19 96 (12.21%) JavaScript
20 92 (11.70%) HTML
21 90 (11.45%) ASP.NET Web API
22 88 (11.20%) Oracle
22 88 (11.20%) Cisco
23 87 (11.07%) Degree
24 86 (10.94%) Citrix
25 85 (10.81%) AngularJS
26 80 (10.18%) Amazon AWS

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 99 (12.60%) SharePoint
2 73 (9.29%) MS Exchange
3 44 (5.60%) IIS
3 44 (5.60%) Skype for Business
4 41 (5.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 39 (4.96%) Oracle Service Bus
6 27 (3.44%) CMS
7 16 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (1.91%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.64%) Alfresco
11 5 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.64%) Captiva
11 5 (0.64%) Documentum
12 4 (0.51%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.51%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.51%) SAS
12 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 355 (45.17%) MS Excel
2 133 (16.92%) MS Office
3 51 (6.49%) MS Visio
4 40 (5.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (3.18%) MS Project
6 5 (0.64%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.25%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.25%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.25%) Maya
8 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.40%) Magento
3 11 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.64%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.25%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.13%) Aareon QL
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 105 (13.36%) Office 365
2 80 (10.18%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.78%) Amazon S3
4 14 (1.78%) PaaS
5 13 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 13 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (1.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 13 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (1.27%) IaaS
7 9 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.15%) Mimecast
7 9 (1.15%) SaaS
8 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.38%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 69 (8.78%) DNS
2 65 (8.27%) DHCP
3 63 (8.02%) Firewall
4 58 (7.38%) WAN
5 50 (6.36%) LAN
6 32 (4.07%) SAN
7 28 (3.56%) Skype
8 27 (3.44%) VPN
9 25 (3.18%) VoIP
10 22 (2.80%) TCP/IP
11 18 (2.29%) Unified Communications
12 17 (2.16%) Internet
13 16 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
14 14 (1.78%) MPLS
15 12 (1.53%) FTP
15 12 (1.53%) VLAN
16 10 (1.27%) PBX
16 10 (1.27%) Wireshark
17 9 (1.15%) Wireless
18 8 (1.02%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (30.53%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (4.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 36 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (3.82%) MySQL
7 29 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (3.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (2.93%) Relational Database
9 21 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
10 20 (2.54%) RDBMS
11 19 (2.42%) Power BI
12 12 (1.53%) DTS
12 12 (1.53%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (0.76%) OLAP
15 6 (0.76%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 71 (9.03%) Selenium
2 44 (5.60%) Subversion
3 42 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (5.22%) TeamCity
5 39 (4.96%) Jasmine
6 37 (4.71%) NUnit
7 35 (4.45%) Git (software)
7 35 (4.45%) JIRA
8 33 (4.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 31 (3.94%) MSTest
10 28 (3.56%) Visual Studio
11 16 (2.04%) Jenkins
12 14 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
13 13 (1.65%) MSI
14 11 (1.40%) WebDriver
15 8 (1.02%) Protractor
16 7 (0.89%) Ant
16 7 (0.89%) InstallShield
16 7 (0.89%) Maven
17 6 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 104 (13.23%) Finance
2 75 (9.54%) Advertising
3 31 (3.94%) Banking
4 30 (3.82%) Retail
5 25 (3.18%) Legal
5 25 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.80%) Marketing
7 13 (1.65%) Games
8 12 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.40%) French Language
10 9 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.89%) German Language
12 6 (0.76%) Back Office
12 6 (0.76%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.64%) Front Office
14 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Automotive
16 1 (0.13%) Billing
16 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 219 (27.86%) Analyst
2 184 (23.41%) Developer
3 94 (11.96%) .NET Developer
4 88 (11.20%) Support Analyst
5 72 (9.16%) C# Developer
6 58 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 56 (7.12%) Support Engineer
8 52 (6.62%) Test Analyst
9 46 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 44 (5.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 43 (5.47%) Consultant
12 41 (5.22%) ASP.NET Developer
12 41 (5.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 39 (4.96%) IT Support
14 35 (4.45%) 3rd Line Support
15 34 (4.33%) SQL Developer
16 33 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 30 (3.82%) IT Analyst
18 29 (3.69%) Senior Developer
19 27 (3.44%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (25.70%) .NET
2 123 (15.65%) ASP.NET
3 98 (12.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 92 (11.70%) HTML
5 90 (11.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 85 (10.81%) AngularJS
7 64 (8.14%) CSS
8 57 (7.25%) jQuery
9 56 (7.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 48 (6.11%) KnockoutJS
11 44 (5.60%) .NET Framework
12 42 (5.34%) HTML5
13 41 (5.22%) Middleware
14 36 (4.58%) CSS3
14 36 (4.58%) Web Services
15 32 (4.07%) Entity Framework
16 30 (3.82%) XML
17 27 (3.44%) RESTful
18 25 (3.18%) REST
19 19 (2.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (6.11%) Data Centre
3 40 (5.09%) Computer Science
4 38 (4.83%) User Experience
5 35 (4.45%) Mobile App
6 22 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.91%) Tandem
8 12 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (1.27%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.27%) CMDB
9 10 (1.27%) Smartphone
10 9 (1.15%) Blog
11 8 (1.02%) Replication
12 7 (0.89%) Clustering
12 7 (0.89%) Driving Licence
12 7 (0.89%) Handset
13 6 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.76%) iPad
13 6 (0.76%) PKI
13 6 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 240 (30.53%) Windows
2 131 (16.67%) Linux
3 114 (14.50%) Windows Server
4 76 (9.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (9.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (8.27%) Windows 7
7 47 (5.98%) Unix
8 30 (3.82%) Windows 10
9 24 (3.05%) Solaris
10 18 (2.29%) Windows XP
11 15 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (1.53%) Windows 8
14 9 (1.15%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.02%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.51%) OpenVMS
17 3 (0.38%) Android
17 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
19 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (24.68%) ITIL
2 157 (19.97%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (16.03%) MVC
4 72 (9.16%) TDD
5 67 (8.52%) DevOps
6 65 (8.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 61 (7.76%) Automated Testing
8 58 (7.38%) CRM
8 58 (7.38%) Problem Management
9 57 (7.25%) BDD
10 56 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (7.12%) Scrum
11 54 (6.87%) Project Management
12 52 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
13 45 (5.73%) Change Management
13 45 (5.73%) Web Development
14 42 (5.34%) SOLID
15 41 (5.22%) SOA
16 37 (4.71%) Migration
17 34 (4.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 228 (29.01%) SQL
2 166 (21.12%) C#
3 96 (12.21%) JavaScript
4 77 (9.80%) PowerShell
5 51 (6.49%) T-SQL
6 48 (6.11%) VBScript
7 36 (4.58%) VB
8 34 (4.33%) Java
9 27 (3.44%) VB.NET
10 26 (3.31%) Perl
11 24 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 24 (3.05%) PHP
12 18 (2.29%) C
13 9 (1.15%) C++
14 8 (1.02%) Python
15 7 (0.89%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.64%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.64%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.64%) VBA
17 3 (0.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 105 (13.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (11.07%) Degree
3 52 (6.62%) ISEB
4 48 (6.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 46 (5.85%) ISTQB
6 45 (5.73%) MCP
7 43 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (5.34%) MCSE
9 38 (4.83%) CCNA
10 34 (4.33%) Security Cleared
11 31 (3.94%) SC Cleared
12 24 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 18 (2.29%) MCTS
14 16 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
14 16 (2.04%) MCITP
15 10 (1.27%) CEH
16 9 (1.15%) A+ Certification
16 9 (1.15%) CCA
17 7 (0.89%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.23%) SLA
2 45 (5.73%) QA
3 25 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (2.67%) PMO
5 7 (0.89%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) GCP
8 1 (0.13%) ISO19770
System Software
1 156 (19.85%) Active Directory
2 98 (12.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 28 (3.56%) vSphere
5 22 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (2.54%) XenApp
7 17 (2.16%) vCloud
8 15 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (1.53%) VMware ESX
9 12 (1.53%) XenDesktop
10 11 (1.40%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
16 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.13%) Samba
16 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 75 (9.54%) SCCM
2 32 (4.07%) Puppet
3 19 (2.42%) SCOM
4 12 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.27%) AirWatch
6 9 (1.15%) Backup Exec
7 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (0.89%) XenMobile
8 6 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (0.64%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (0.51%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.51%) vRealize
11 3 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.25%) WSUS
13 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 135 (17.18%) VMware
2 88 (11.20%) Cisco
2 88 (11.20%) Oracle
3 86 (10.94%) Citrix
4 40 (5.09%) HP
5 39 (4.96%) Computacenter
6 35 (4.45%) Sitecore
7 33 (4.20%) Xamarin
8 32 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
9 28 (3.56%) NetApp
10 23 (2.93%) Veeam
11 20 (2.54%) IBM
12 19 (2.42%) BMC
13 18 (2.29%) EMC
14 16 (2.04%) Dell
15 12 (1.53%) CheckPoint
15 12 (1.53%) SonicWALL
16 10 (1.27%) Google
16 10 (1.27%) Juniper
17 9 (1.15%) SAP
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