Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 41 63
Rank change year-on-year +17 +22 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 129 155 194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.99% 5.09% 4.15%
As % of the Applications category 68.25% 51.84% 50.92%
Number of salaries quoted 104 113 156
Median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.54% +12.07% -10.77%
10th Percentile £25,150 £23,800 £21,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £52,500 £41,250
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +12.07% -12.12%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 189 299 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.17% 9.82% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 138 200 298
Median annual salary £34,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% +4.84% -4.62%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £63,625 £57,500 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% -5.71%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Office
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 Office within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +31 50 £29,750 -0.83%
Hemel Hempstead +41 28 £39,513 +41.12% 2
St Albans -1 10 £32,000 +28.00% 1
Stevenage +17 7 £32,500 +71.05% 7
Hatfield -7 5 £20,000 -55.56%
Waltham Cross +8 4 £40,000 +52.38%
Letchworth +1 3 £40,000 +28.00%
Borehamwood -1 3 £42,250 +144.93%
Bishop's Stortford 0 2 £39,500 +36.21% 1
Harpenden - 2 £26,500 -
Welwyn Garden City +21 1 - - 1
Broxbourne - 1 £35,000 -
Potters Bar - 1 £27,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 107 (82.95%) Microsoft
2 85 (65.89%) Windows
3 75 (58.14%) Active Directory
4 64 (49.61%) Office 365
5 60 (46.51%) Windows Server
6 59 (45.74%) Windows 10
7 51 (39.53%) TCP/IP
7 51 (39.53%) VMware
8 45 (34.88%) DNS
9 43 (33.33%) Firewall
10 42 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (31.78%) DHCP
12 40 (31.01%) SQL Server
13 37 (28.68%) MS Exchange
14 36 (27.91%) Windows Server 2016
15 34 (26.36%) Citrix
16 29 (22.48%) Exchange Server 2010
17 27 (20.93%) LAN
17 27 (20.93%) VoIP
18 26 (20.16%) XenApp
18 26 (20.16%) VLAN
19 25 (19.38%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (19.38%) PowerShell
19 25 (19.38%) Windows Server 2019
19 25 (19.38%) Problem-Solving
20 23 (17.83%) Microsoft Excel
21 22 (17.05%) Hyper-V
21 22 (17.05%) vSphere
21 22 (17.05%) Server Management
22 21 (16.28%) Patch Management

Microsoft Office
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 37 (28.68%) MS Exchange
2 29 (22.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.55%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (17.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (4.65%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Exchequer
2 3 (2.33%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 64 (49.61%) Office 365
2 16 (12.40%) Azure
3 7 (5.43%) Power Platform
4 5 (3.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.55%) AWS
5 2 (1.55%) G Suite
5 2 (1.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 51 (39.53%) TCP/IP
2 45 (34.88%) DNS
3 43 (33.33%) Firewall
4 41 (31.78%) DHCP
5 27 (20.93%) LAN
5 27 (20.93%) VoIP
6 26 (20.16%) VLAN
7 17 (13.18%) VPN
8 16 (12.40%) Internet
9 15 (11.63%) WAN
10 12 (9.30%) Wireless
11 8 (6.20%) PBX
11 8 (6.20%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (3.10%) SAN
13 3 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (1.55%) BGP
14 2 (1.55%) SSL
14 2 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
15 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.01%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (8.53%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (5.43%) Power BI
5 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2017
7 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.55%) GIS
9 2 (1.55%) QGIS
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 17 (13.18%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Retail
3 7 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.33%) Legal
4 3 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (41.86%) IT Support
2 38 (29.46%) 2nd Line Support
3 35 (27.13%) Support Engineer
4 32 (24.81%) IT Engineer
5 23 (17.83%) IT Support Engineer
6 20 (15.50%) Support Technician
7 18 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 17 (13.18%) IT Support Technician
8 17 (13.18%) IT Technician
9 13 (10.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 13 (10.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (9.30%) Service Desk Support
11 11 (8.53%) Analyst
11 11 (8.53%) Technical Manager
12 10 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (7.75%) Service Desk Technician
12 10 (7.75%) Team Leader
13 9 (6.98%) Infrastructure Team Leader
13 9 (6.98%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (6.98%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.28%) WSH
2 4 (3.10%) .NET
2 4 (3.10%) XML
3 1 (0.78%) CSS
3 1 (0.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) Driving Licence
2 11 (8.53%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.43%) Virtual Team
4 6 (4.65%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.88%) EPoS
5 5 (3.88%) iPad
6 4 (3.10%) NHS
7 1 (0.78%) AS400
7 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.78%) FMCG
7 1 (0.78%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 85 (65.89%) Windows
2 60 (46.51%) Windows Server
3 59 (45.74%) Windows 10
4 42 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (27.91%) Windows Server 2016
6 25 (19.38%) Windows Server 2019
7 21 (16.28%) Windows 7
8 13 (10.08%) Windows 8
9 10 (7.75%) Linux
10 6 (4.65%) Mac OS X
10 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (3.10%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.33%) Android
13 2 (1.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.38%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (17.05%) Server Management
3 21 (16.28%) Patch Management
4 16 (12.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 16 (12.40%) Time Management
5 14 (10.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (8.53%) Incident Management
6 11 (8.53%) Migration
7 10 (7.75%) B2B
7 10 (7.75%) Data Migration
8 8 (6.20%) Antivirus Management
8 8 (6.20%) Project Management
8 8 (6.20%) Software Deployment
9 7 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.43%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (5.43%) Data Protection
9 7 (5.43%) Virtual Team Management
10 6 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.65%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.38%) PowerShell
2 21 (16.28%) VBScript
3 15 (11.63%) SQL
4 12 (9.30%) VBA
5 4 (3.10%) C#
5 4 (3.10%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.10%) VB
6 1 (0.78%) RPG
6 1 (0.78%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 12 (9.30%) Degree
2 10 (7.75%) SC Cleared
2 10 (7.75%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.10%) MCITP
5 3 (2.33%) MCSE
6 2 (1.55%) MCP
6 2 (1.55%) MCSA
7 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.78%) APMG
7 1 (0.78%) CCNA
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.78%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.55%) PMO
2 2 (1.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) GAMP
System Software
1 75 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 26 (20.16%) XenApp
3 25 (19.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (17.05%) Hyper-V
4 22 (17.05%) vSphere
5 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (7.75%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (6.98%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.55%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (1.55%) SCCM
2 2 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.55%) WSUS
3 1 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 107 (82.95%) Microsoft
2 51 (39.53%) VMware
3 34 (26.36%) Citrix
4 12 (9.30%) Mitel
5 9 (6.98%) Asigra
5 9 (6.98%) HP
6 7 (5.43%) Apple
6 7 (5.43%) Veeam
7 5 (3.88%) Cisco
7 5 (3.88%) Meraki
8 3 (2.33%) Ingenico
8 3 (2.33%) Oracle
8 3 (2.33%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.33%) SonicWALL
8 3 (2.33%) VeriFone
8 3 (2.33%) WorldPay
9 2 (1.55%) Adobe
9 2 (1.55%) Sage
9 2 (1.55%) Sophos
9 2 (1.55%) Symantec