Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 48 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 -19 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 206 231 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.98% 5.60% 7.00%
As % of the Applications category 48.82% 54.74% 58.16%
Number of salaries quoted 140 192 280
Hertfordshire median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £20,588
90th Percentile £61,375 £53,250 £57,750
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -

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 422 422 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 10.21% 10.23% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 283 340 441
Hertfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -13.04% +5.34%
10th Percentile £22,100 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018. 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 -5 58 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Welwyn Garden City 0 34 £29,500 -3.28% 1
Stevenage 0 21 £28,504 +3.65% 4
Radlett - 12 - - 1
St Albans -8 11 £23,750 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -8 7 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Letchworth +24 4 - - 1
Hatfield -22 4 £34,500 -31.00% 7
Borehamwood +8 3 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Bishop's Stortford -2 3 £35,000 +42.86%
Potters Bar -12 1 £50,000 +45.99%
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £35,000 -
Baldock - 1 £45,000 -
Hitchin - 1 £26,000 -
Tring - 1 £25,000 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £35,000 - 2
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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.

1 133 (64.56%) Microsoft
2 120 (58.25%) Windows
3 88 (42.72%) Active Directory
4 66 (32.04%) Office 365
5 63 (30.58%) Windows 7
6 44 (21.36%) Windows Server
7 43 (20.87%) MS Exchange
8 38 (18.45%) Finance
9 37 (17.96%) Microsoft Excel
9 37 (17.96%) Windows 10
10 34 (16.50%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (16.50%) Citrix
10 34 (16.50%) VPN
10 34 (16.50%) VMware
11 33 (16.02%) ITIL
11 33 (16.02%) Data Centre
12 29 (14.08%) Time Management
13 28 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (12.14%) Wireless
15 24 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (11.65%) Retail
16 23 (11.17%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (11.17%) LAN
16 23 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
17 21 (10.19%) Firewall
18 20 (9.71%) Management Information System
18 20 (9.71%) Remedy
18 20 (9.71%) MCSE
18 20 (9.71%) Hyper-V

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 43 (20.87%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (5.83%) IBM Notes
4 11 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.88%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.91%) SAS
8 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 37 (17.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (8.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.97%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 66 (32.04%) Office 365
2 23 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.37%) IaaS
4 6 (2.91%) PaaS
5 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.50%) VPN
2 25 (12.14%) Wireless
3 23 (11.17%) LAN
4 21 (10.19%) Firewall
5 19 (9.22%) Internet
5 19 (9.22%) TCP/IP
6 17 (8.25%) DNS
7 13 (6.31%) WAN
8 12 (5.83%) Ethernet
9 10 (4.85%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (4.85%) iSCSI
9 10 (4.85%) SAN
10 9 (4.37%) DHCP
11 7 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (3.40%) Skype
12 6 (2.91%) SSL
13 5 (2.43%) NetScaler
14 3 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (1.46%) VoIP
15 2 (0.97%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.49%) MySQL
3 1 (0.49%) Power BI
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Ant
1 1 (0.49%) JIRA
1 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (18.45%) Finance
2 24 (11.65%) Retail
3 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.97%) Automotive
4 2 (0.97%) Law
4 2 (0.97%) Marketing
4 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (29.61%) Support Engineer
2 41 (19.90%) Analyst
2 41 (19.90%) Desktop Support
3 33 (16.02%) 2nd Line Support
4 23 (11.17%) Desktop Engineer
4 23 (11.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 23 (11.17%) IT Support
5 21 (10.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 21 (10.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 18 (8.74%) IT Engineer
6 18 (8.74%) IT Support Engineer
7 16 (7.77%) Consultant
7 16 (7.77%) Office 365 Consultant
8 15 (7.28%) 1st Line Support
8 15 (7.28%) Azure Consultant
8 15 (7.28%) IT Analyst
9 13 (6.31%) Cloud Consultant
9 13 (6.31%) Service Analyst
9 13 (6.31%) Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (5.83%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.43%) HTML
2 3 (1.46%) Flash
3 2 (0.97%) .NET
3 2 (0.97%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.49%) HTML5
4 1 (0.49%) MFC
4 1 (0.49%) REST
4 1 (0.49%) SOAP
4 1 (0.49%) STL
4 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.02%) Data Centre
2 28 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (9.71%) Management Information System
4 18 (8.74%) Blackberry
5 13 (6.31%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (5.83%) Client/Server
7 9 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.91%) iPhone
9 4 (1.94%) NHS
9 4 (1.94%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.46%) EPoS
10 3 (1.46%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.97%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.97%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.49%) PDA
12 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 120 (58.25%) Windows
2 63 (30.58%) Windows 7
3 44 (21.36%) Windows Server
4 37 (17.96%) Windows 10
5 24 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (6.80%) Apple iOS
7 13 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (5.83%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.40%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.91%) Windows Phone
10 6 (2.91%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.46%) Android
11 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.50%) Problem-Solving
2 33 (16.02%) ITIL
3 29 (14.08%) Time Management
4 19 (9.22%) Migration
5 17 (8.25%) Due Diligence
5 17 (8.25%) Presales
6 15 (7.28%) Decision-Making
6 15 (7.28%) Project Management
6 15 (7.28%) Validation
7 14 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (6.80%) Data Analysis
8 13 (6.31%) Server Management
8 13 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (5.83%) Change Management
9 12 (5.83%) Identity Management
10 10 (4.85%) Business Development
10 10 (4.85%) Incident Management
10 10 (4.85%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.85%) Service Management
11 9 (4.37%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.77%) Java
2 13 (6.31%) SQL
3 10 (4.85%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.40%) C
4 7 (3.40%) R
5 6 (2.91%) VBA
6 2 (0.97%) C#
7 1 (0.49%) C++
7 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.49%) Kotlin
7 1 (0.49%) PHP
7 1 (0.49%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (11.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (9.71%) MCSE
3 14 (6.80%) MCSA
4 12 (5.83%) A+ Certification
4 12 (5.83%) ACDT
4 12 (5.83%) ACHDS
4 12 (5.83%) ACTC
4 12 (5.83%) MCDST
4 12 (5.83%) MCP
4 12 (5.83%) MCSM
4 12 (5.83%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (5.34%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.34%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.88%) CCNA
6 8 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.43%) Degree
8 2 (0.97%) CBAP
8 2 (0.97%) ISEB
9 1 (0.49%) CCA
9 1 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.74%) SLA
2 9 (4.37%) PMO
3 4 (1.94%) QA
4 2 (0.97%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.49%) GAMP
5 1 (0.49%) GDPR
5 1 (0.49%) GMP
5 1 (0.49%) GxP
System Software
1 88 (42.72%) Active Directory
2 25 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.71%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.31%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (4.85%) XenApp
6 8 (3.88%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.94%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.97%) XenServer
9 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (6.31%) SCCM
2 10 (4.85%) SCVMM
3 7 (3.40%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 133 (64.56%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.50%) Citrix
2 34 (16.50%) VMware
3 20 (9.71%) Remedy
4 18 (8.74%) Oracle
5 16 (7.77%) Apple
5 16 (7.77%) ServiceNow
6 12 (5.83%) Lotus
6 12 (5.83%) Symantec
6 12 (5.83%) Veeam
7 11 (5.34%) Cisco
8 10 (4.85%) Adobe
9 7 (3.40%) Sonus
10 6 (2.91%) SAP
11 5 (2.43%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (1.94%) HP
13 3 (1.46%) Nokia
13 3 (1.46%) Samsung
14 1 (0.49%) Asigra
14 1 (0.49%) ConnectWise