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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
Rank 134 - 164
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MBCS 10 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.42% - 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% - 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 7
Average salary £45,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
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
810 582 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.26% 29.35% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 648 457 647
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MBCS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

MBCS Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

MBCS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MBCS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Letchworth - 8 £43,750 -
Stevenage - 4 £45,000 -
MBCS
East of England

MBCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (92.31%) MCP
2 12 (92.31%) PRINCE2
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
3 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
4 10 (76.92%) VoIP
4 10 (76.92%) UNIX
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (76.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (76.92%) Wireless
4 10 (76.92%) VMware
4 10 (76.92%) Document Management
4 10 (76.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (76.92%) SolarWinds
4 10 (76.92%) VCP4
4 10 (76.92%) VCP5
5 8 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (61.54%) VPLS
5 8 (61.54%) Blue Coat
5 8 (61.54%) Firewall
5 8 (61.54%) MPLS
5 8 (61.54%) OSPF
5 8 (61.54%) BGP
5 8 (61.54%) CCNP
5 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (61.54%) VPN
5 8 (61.54%) Cisco

MBCS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Lync
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) VoIP
1 10 (76.92%) Wireless
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (61.54%) VPLS
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) MPLS
2 8 (61.54%) OSPF
2 8 (61.54%) BGP
2 8 (61.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Support
2 3 (23.08%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) UNIX
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (92.31%) PRINCE2
3 10 (76.92%) Document Management
4 6 (46.15%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) MCP
2 10 (76.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (76.92%) VCP4
2 10 (76.92%) VCP5
3 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (38.46%) VCAP
5 3 (23.08%) MCSE
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (15.38%) MCTS
6 2 (15.38%) MCITP
7 1 (7.69%) ISEB
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) CCNA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
1 10 (76.92%) SolarWinds
2 8 (61.54%) Blue Coat
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) CODA
5 1 (7.69%) Sage