Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 50 28
Rank change year-on-year -14 -22 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 200 202 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.25% 4.72% 7.25%
As % of the Applications category 51.15% 41.74% 58.88%
Number of salaries quoted 160 156 329
Hertfordshire median annual salary £28,752 £31,250 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.99% -6.72% +14.53%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,375 £19,500
90th Percentile £40,000 £52,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £29,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -12.12% -2.94% +17.24%

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 391 484 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.30% 11.32% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 308 365 486
Hertfordshire median annual salary £31,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.62% -13.33% +20.97%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,241 £20,875
90th Percentile £56,625 £56,250 £66,875
East of England median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.86% -6.67% +15.38%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Hemel Hempstead +35 45 £22,000 -41.33% 3
Watford -32 34 £31,500 +16.67% 6
Stevenage +14 24 £28,504 +20.65% 3
Hatfield -30 14 £23,000 -54.00% 1
St Albans +6 13 £29,000 +20.83% 1
Welwyn Garden City -26 9 £52,250 +60.77% 2
Borehamwood +5 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Royston +3 3 £16,500 -40.00% 1
Letchworth +9 2 - - 1
Potters Bar -11 2 £31,000 -38.00% 1
Tring - 2 £37,500 -
Baldock - 1 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 132 (66.00%) Microsoft
2 117 (58.50%) Windows
3 70 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 58 (29.00%) ITIL
5 40 (20.00%) SLA
6 39 (19.50%) Management Information System
7 36 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (17.50%) WAN
9 34 (17.00%) Windows 10
10 33 (16.50%) Office 365
11 32 (16.00%) Service Management
11 32 (16.00%) HP
12 31 (15.50%) Windows Server
12 31 (15.50%) Proactive Management
13 30 (15.00%) MS Exchange
14 29 (14.50%) Windows 7
15 28 (14.00%) Security Cleared
15 28 (14.00%) Problem Management
15 28 (14.00%) VPN
16 27 (13.50%) LAN
16 27 (13.50%) Firewall
16 27 (13.50%) ITSM
16 27 (13.50%) Spreadsheet
17 22 (11.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 21 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
20 19 (9.50%) VMware
20 19 (9.50%) Hyper-V
21 18 (9.00%) Microsoft Excel
22 17 (8.50%) Project 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 30 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.50%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.50%) SAS
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (13.50%) Spreadsheet
2 18 (9.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.50%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.00%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.50%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 33 (16.50%) Office 365
2 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) GitHub
4 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.50%) WAN
2 28 (14.00%) VPN
3 27 (13.50%) Firewall
3 27 (13.50%) LAN
4 13 (6.50%) DHCP
4 13 (6.50%) DNS
5 12 (6.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (6.00%) Wireless
6 8 (4.00%) NAS
6 8 (4.00%) SAN
7 7 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (3.00%) Internet
9 5 (2.50%) ADSL
10 4 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (2.00%) VoIP
11 3 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.00%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.00%) Network Security
12 2 (1.00%) Skype
12 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.00%) Big Data
3 4 (2.00%) MySQL
4 2 (1.00%) Power BI
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (8.00%) Marketing
2 14 (7.00%) Retail
3 9 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.00%) Finance
5 3 (1.50%) French Language
6 2 (1.00%) Advertising
6 2 (1.00%) Billing
7 1 (0.50%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (37.00%) Analyst
2 49 (24.50%) Service Analyst
3 44 (22.00%) Support Engineer
4 35 (17.50%) Administrator
5 23 (11.50%) IT Support
6 22 (11.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 21 (10.50%) Desktop Support
7 21 (10.50%) IT Analyst
8 16 (8.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
9 15 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (7.00%) 1st Line Support
10 14 (7.00%) Desktop Engineer
10 14 (7.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 13 (6.50%) Service Desk Support
11 13 (6.50%) Support Analyst
12 12 (6.00%) Help Desk Engineer
12 12 (6.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
12 12 (6.00%) Team Leader
13 11 (5.50%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.50%) HTML
2 2 (1.00%) .NET
2 2 (1.00%) HTML5
3 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.50%) CSS
3 1 (0.50%) EDI
3 1 (0.50%) MFC
3 1 (0.50%) REST
3 1 (0.50%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.50%) SOAP
3 1 (0.50%) STL
3 1 (0.50%) Web Services
3 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.50%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.00%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.50%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (4.00%) Social Media
6 7 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.50%) Blog
7 3 (1.50%) NHS
8 2 (1.00%) CCTV
8 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.50%) EPoS
9 1 (0.50%) iPad
9 1 (0.50%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.50%) Optoelectronics
9 1 (0.50%) User Experience
9 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 117 (58.50%) Windows
2 34 (17.00%) Windows 10
3 31 (15.50%) Windows Server
4 29 (14.50%) Windows 7
5 22 (11.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.50%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.50%) Linux
9 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.50%) Android
10 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.00%) ITIL
2 36 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (16.00%) Service Management
4 31 (15.50%) Proactive Management
5 28 (14.00%) Problem Management
6 27 (13.50%) ITSM
7 21 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (8.50%) Project Management
9 10 (5.00%) Data Entry
10 9 (4.50%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (4.50%) Proactive Monitoring
10 9 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
12 7 (3.50%) Data Analysis
12 7 (3.50%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.50%) Social Media Management
13 6 (3.00%) Due Diligence
14 5 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (2.50%) E-Commerce
14 5 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.00%) SQL
2 7 (3.50%) R
3 3 (1.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.00%) C#
5 1 (0.50%) C
5 1 (0.50%) C++
5 1 (0.50%) Java
5 1 (0.50%) Kotlin
5 1 (0.50%) PHP
5 1 (0.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 28 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.50%) Degree
3 13 (6.50%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.00%) CCNA
7 3 (1.50%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.50%) CBAP
9 1 (0.50%) CCA
9 1 (0.50%) CCNP
9 1 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.50%) ISEB
9 1 (0.50%) MCP
9 1 (0.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (20.00%) SLA
2 3 (1.50%) GDPR
2 3 (1.50%) PMO
3 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.00%) GxP
4 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 70 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.50%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.50%) XenApp
4 7 (3.50%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.50%) XenServer
7 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (4.50%) SCCM
2 4 (2.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 132 (66.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (16.00%) HP
3 19 (9.50%) VMware
4 16 (8.00%) Citrix
5 12 (6.00%) Cisco
6 11 (5.50%) Adobe
7 6 (3.00%) SAP
8 5 (2.50%) Oracle
8 5 (2.50%) Symantec
9 4 (2.00%) Avaya
9 4 (2.00%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.00%) Veeam
9 4 (2.00%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.50%) Remedy
10 3 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.50%) Draytek
11 1 (0.50%) Google
11 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.50%) Omniture
11 1 (0.50%) Sage