Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 37 41
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 286 270 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.46% 6.01% 5.86%
As % of the Applications category 64.41% 50.94% 50.24%
Number of salaries quoted 250 240 222
Hertfordshire median annual salary £28,752 £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.86% -10.77% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £18,738 £20,063
90th Percentile £47,500 £56,000 £56,000
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.68% +3.33%

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 444 530 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 10.03% 11.81% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 358 438 450
Hertfordshire median annual salary £29,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.77% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,425 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £61,625 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £34,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year -6.47% +2.21% +4.62%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -9 74 £31,000 -38.00% 7
Hemel Hempstead +27 43 £22,000 -41.33% 3
Stevenage -13 28 £27,500 +39.24% 1
St Albans - 26 £29,000 - 1
Hatfield +11 16 £50,000 +72.41% 1
Potters Bar +12 13 £23,500 +27.03%
Rickmansworth -1 8 £38,000 +7.42% 1
Welwyn Garden City -5 8 £31,000 -4.62%
Broxbourne - 7 £28,250 -
Berkhamsted 0 4 £37,500 +87.50%
Cheshunt +1 3 £32,500 +30.00%
Letchworth 0 2 £33,750 -2.17% 1
Borehamwood -18 2 £27,500 -15.38%
Harpenden +14 1 £19,500 -9.30%
Hoddesdon -6 1 £21,500 -3.37%
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office 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 Office.

1 222 (77.62%) Microsoft
2 191 (66.78%) Windows
3 111 (38.81%) Active Directory
4 91 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 85 (29.72%) Office 365
6 62 (21.68%) ITIL
7 60 (20.98%) MS Exchange
8 58 (20.28%) DNS
8 58 (20.28%) Firewall
9 56 (19.58%) VMware
10 52 (18.18%) Windows 7
11 50 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (16.78%) DHCP
13 45 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 39 (13.64%) WAN
14 39 (13.64%) Windows 10
15 35 (12.24%) Hyper-V
15 35 (12.24%) Citrix
16 34 (11.89%) TCP/IP
16 34 (11.89%) VPN
16 34 (11.89%) LAN
16 34 (11.89%) SQL
17 33 (11.54%) HP
18 32 (11.19%) Skype for Business
19 30 (10.49%) Degree
19 30 (10.49%) Microsoft Excel
20 29 (10.14%) Service Management
20 29 (10.14%) ITSM
20 29 (10.14%) VoIP

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 60 (20.98%) MS Exchange
2 32 (11.19%) Skype for Business
3 25 (8.74%) SharePoint
4 17 (5.94%) IIS
5 11 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.80%) CMS
7 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.05%) OpenEdge
8 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.35%) Apache
9 1 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (10.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (8.04%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (3.15%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (3.15%) Photoshop
4 7 (2.45%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.75%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.35%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.70%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.70%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 85 (29.72%) Office 365
2 24 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (7.69%) PaaS
4 15 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.80%) IaaS
7 4 (1.40%) Google Analytics
8 3 (1.05%) G Suite
9 2 (0.70%) SaaS
10 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 58 (20.28%) DNS
1 58 (20.28%) Firewall
2 48 (16.78%) DHCP
3 39 (13.64%) WAN
4 34 (11.89%) LAN
4 34 (11.89%) TCP/IP
4 34 (11.89%) VPN
5 29 (10.14%) VoIP
6 28 (9.79%) Skype
7 26 (9.09%) PBX
8 20 (6.99%) Remote Desktop
9 18 (6.29%) VLAN
10 17 (5.94%) Internet
11 15 (5.24%) MPLS
12 14 (4.90%) ISDN
13 9 (3.15%) SAN
13 9 (3.15%) Wireless
14 8 (2.80%) SSL
15 7 (2.45%) NAS
16 5 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.15%) MySQL
3 1 (0.35%) DTS
3 1 (0.35%) Power BI
3 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (2.80%) PowerBuilder
2 8 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.70%) JMeter
3 2 (0.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (9.44%) Finance
1 27 (9.44%) Marketing
2 25 (8.74%) Retail
3 13 (4.55%) Games
4 12 (4.20%) Advertising
5 9 (3.15%) German Language
6 8 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.45%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.40%) Billing
9 4 (1.40%) French Language
9 4 (1.40%) Law
10 2 (0.70%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.35%) Legal
11 1 (0.35%) Local Government
11 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (25.52%) Analyst
2 72 (25.17%) Support Engineer
3 43 (15.03%) IT Support
4 40 (13.99%) Administrator
5 30 (10.49%) Help Desk Support
6 29 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 29 (10.14%) Service Analyst
7 26 (9.09%) IT Engineer
8 25 (8.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 24 (8.39%) Desktop Support
10 23 (8.04%) Help Desk Engineer
11 22 (7.69%) Developer
12 21 (7.34%) Support Analyst
13 19 (6.64%) Active Directory Support
14 17 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support
14 17 (5.94%) IT Support Engineer
15 16 (5.59%) Help Desk Support Engineer
15 16 (5.59%) Office 365 Engineer
16 15 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 15 (5.24%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.34%) HTML
2 18 (6.29%) .NET
3 8 (2.80%) CSS
3 8 (2.80%) Web Services
4 7 (2.45%) CSS3
4 7 (2.45%) HTML5
4 7 (2.45%) jQuery
4 7 (2.45%) XML
5 6 (2.10%) REST
6 3 (1.05%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.05%) Spring
7 2 (0.70%) COM
8 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.35%) Flash
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 21 (7.34%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.20%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.85%) iPhone
6 9 (3.15%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.80%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.80%) Blog
7 8 (2.80%) Social Media
8 7 (2.45%) FMCG
9 6 (2.10%) Handset
10 5 (1.75%) User Experience
11 4 (1.40%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.05%) AS400
12 3 (1.05%) PlayStation
13 2 (0.70%) CCTV
13 2 (0.70%) NHS
14 1 (0.35%) Life Science
14 1 (0.35%) PDA
14 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 191 (66.78%) Windows
2 91 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 52 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 50 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 29 (10.14%) Linux
8 28 (9.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (4.55%) Windows XP
11 11 (3.85%) Mac OS
11 11 (3.85%) Windows 8
12 10 (3.50%) Windows Vista
13 8 (2.80%) Windows Phone
14 7 (2.45%) Mac OS X
15 6 (2.10%) CentOS
15 6 (2.10%) Ubuntu
16 4 (1.40%) Kali Linux
17 3 (1.05%) Android
18 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.68%) ITIL
2 29 (10.14%) ITSM
2 29 (10.14%) Service Management
3 28 (9.79%) Migration
3 28 (9.79%) Proactive Management
3 28 (9.79%) Problem Management
4 27 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (8.39%) Coaching
5 24 (8.39%) Mentoring
6 19 (6.64%) E-Commerce
7 17 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (5.94%) CRM
8 16 (5.59%) Project Management
9 11 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (3.50%) Analytics
10 10 (3.50%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (3.15%) Business Development
11 9 (3.15%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (3.15%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (3.15%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.89%) SQL
2 24 (8.39%) PowerShell
3 21 (7.34%) C#
4 15 (5.24%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.20%) C++
6 9 (3.15%) C
7 8 (2.80%) Progress 4GL
8 7 (2.45%) VB
9 4 (1.40%) Java
9 4 (1.40%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.70%) RPG
10 2 (0.70%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) RPG/400
11 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (10.49%) Degree
2 25 (8.74%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (5.94%) MCSE
4 17 (5.94%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.80%) MCSA
7 6 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.75%) ISEB
8 5 (1.75%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.40%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.40%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.70%) APMP
11 2 (0.70%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.44%) SLA
2 6 (2.10%) GAMP
2 6 (2.10%) GxP
3 1 (0.35%) GMP
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.35%) PMO
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 111 (38.81%) Active Directory
2 50 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (12.24%) Hyper-V
4 21 (7.34%) Terminal Services
5 20 (6.99%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.80%) XenApp
7 7 (2.45%) vSphere
7 7 (2.45%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.10%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (5.94%) WSUS
2 8 (2.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (2.10%) vCenter Server
4 3 (1.05%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.70%) SCCM
6 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 222 (77.62%) Microsoft
2 56 (19.58%) VMware
3 35 (12.24%) Citrix
4 33 (11.54%) HP
5 11 (3.85%) Cisco
5 11 (3.85%) Dell
6 10 (3.50%) Apple
7 9 (3.15%) Avaya
7 9 (3.15%) Oracle
8 8 (2.80%) Ab Initio
8 8 (2.80%) Progress
9 7 (2.45%) SAP
10 6 (2.10%) Adobe
10 6 (2.10%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.75%) CA
11 5 (1.75%) Sage
12 4 (1.40%) Facebook
12 4 (1.40%) Symantec
13 3 (1.05%) Google
13 3 (1.05%) WatchGuard