The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 118 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 23 34 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.14% 1.76% 2.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.78% 5.18% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 71
Average salary £23,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
MCP
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
609 657 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.31% 34.09% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 488 484 649
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £25,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MCP Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

MCP
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
Watford -13 6 £23,500 -37.74%
Hemel Hempstead -18 5 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £35,000 -
St Albans - 2 £31,500 -
Borehamwood - 1 £30,000 -
Letchworth - 1 £42,500 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £30,000 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing MCP 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 MCP.

1 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 33 (71.74%) Active Directory
3 29 (63.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 21 (45.65%) MCSE
5 21 (45.65%) VMware
6 20 (43.48%) Cisco
7 19 (41.30%) MS Exchange
7 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (36.96%) ITIL
8 17 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (34.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (32.61%) VoIP
11 14 (30.43%) MCSA
11 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (30.43%) Firewall
12 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
12 13 (28.26%) PRINCE2
13 12 (26.09%) VPN
13 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
14 11 (23.91%) VCP4
14 11 (23.91%) Wireless
14 11 (23.91%) VCP5
15 10 (21.74%) MCTS
15 10 (21.74%) Document Management
15 10 (21.74%) SolarWinds
15 10 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (21.74%) MBCS
15 10 (21.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing MCP 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 MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (41.30%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (13.04%) Lync
4 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) VoIP
2 14 (30.43%) Firewall
3 12 (26.09%) VPN
4 11 (23.91%) Wireless
5 10 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (19.57%) VPLS
6 9 (19.57%) MPLS
7 8 (17.39%) OSPF
7 8 (17.39%) BGP
8 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 4 (8.70%) DNS
9 3 (6.52%) HTTPS
9 3 (6.52%) PBX
10 2 (4.35%) LAN
10 2 (4.35%) WAN
11 1 (2.17%) DHCP
11 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Desktop Support
4 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) Network Support
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Software Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Software Asset Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Exchange Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Mitel Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) PDA
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 10 (21.74%) UNIX
6 9 (19.57%) Windows 8
7 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
9 4 (8.70%) Mac OS X
9 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
9 4 (8.70%) Android
9 4 (8.70%) Mac OS
10 3 (6.52%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (4.35%) AIX
11 2 (4.35%) Linux
12 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 13 (28.26%) PRINCE2
3 10 (21.74%) Document Management
4 7 (15.22%) Incident Management
4 7 (15.22%) Asset Management
5 6 (13.04%) Change Control
6 4 (8.70%) Time Management
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) Service Management
6 4 (8.70%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (8.70%) Software License Management
6 4 (8.70%) Software Licensing
7 3 (6.52%) IT Asset Management
7 3 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.35%) Workflow
9 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (45.65%) MCSE
3 17 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (34.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (30.43%) MCSA
6 11 (23.91%) VCP4
6 11 (23.91%) VCP5
7 10 (21.74%) MCTS
7 10 (21.74%) MBCS
7 10 (21.74%) CCNP
8 9 (19.57%) CCNA
8 9 (19.57%) MCITP
9 8 (17.39%) MCDST
10 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
10 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
10 5 (10.87%) VCAP
11 2 (4.35%) CCIA
11 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (4.35%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 33 (71.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (17.39%) SCCM
3 4 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 21 (45.65%) VMware
3 20 (43.48%) Cisco
4 10 (21.74%) SolarWinds
5 9 (19.57%) Blue Coat
6 8 (17.39%) LANDesk
7 5 (10.87%) Symantec
8 4 (8.70%) Remedy
8 4 (8.70%) BMC
8 4 (8.70%) MobileIron
8 4 (8.70%) Altiris
9 3 (6.52%) Citrix
9 3 (6.52%) Avaya
9 3 (6.52%) SonicWALL
10 2 (4.35%) Mitel
10 2 (4.35%) IBM
11 1 (2.17%) HP
11 1 (2.17%) Sage
11 1 (2.17%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (2.17%) Veeam
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
SCC
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago