The table below looks at the statistics for MBCS in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MBCS over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
Rank - 130 146
Permanent jobs citing MBCS 0 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.56% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Average salary - £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary - £41,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +17.85%
MBCS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
652 716 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.33% 33.60% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 502 509 571
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MBCS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MBCS across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MBCS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MBCS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MBCS across the Hertfordshire region.

MBCS Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

MBCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing MBCS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MBCS.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Document Management
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 6 (100.00%) VCP4
1 6 (100.00%) VCP5
2 5 (83.33%) VPLS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco

MBCS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing MBCS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MBCS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) VPLS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Support
2 3 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (100.00%) Document Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) VCP4
1 6 (100.00%) VCP5
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) VCAP
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft