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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 113 132 129
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 23 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.15% 0.91% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.86% 2.88% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 16
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £21,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
596 765 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.77% 31.78% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 473 666 673
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

MCP
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +7 5 £18,500 -45.58%
St Albans - 5 £42,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -2 4 £43,750 -2.77%
Rickmansworth - 4 £35,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £23,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £30,000 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing MCP 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 MCP.

1 45 (75.00%) ITIL
2 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (51.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 27 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 24 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 23 (38.33%) Service Management
6 20 (33.33%) Windows
6 20 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 19 (31.67%) Change Management
8 15 (25.00%) CISM
8 15 (25.00%) CISSP
8 15 (25.00%) MS Office
8 15 (25.00%) CEH
8 15 (25.00%) GIAC
8 15 (25.00%) CRISC
8 15 (25.00%) LogLogic
8 15 (25.00%) SIEM
8 15 (25.00%) LogRhythm
8 15 (25.00%) AlienVault
8 15 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
8 15 (25.00%) SANS
9 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
9 14 (23.33%) Citrix
10 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (21.67%) Information Security
10 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
11 12 (20.00%) Retail
11 12 (20.00%) MCDST
12 11 (18.33%) Finance

MCP
Top Related 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 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MS Office
2 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) DNS
1 8 (13.33%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) DHCP
3 5 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 5 (8.33%) SAN
3 5 (8.33%) VoIP
4 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.33%) VPN
4 2 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (1.67%) 3G
5 1 (1.67%) 4G
5 1 (1.67%) LAN
5 1 (1.67%) LTE
5 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.67%) WAN
5 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (20.00%) Retail
2 11 (18.33%) Finance
3 10 (16.67%) Front Office
4 2 (3.33%) Billing
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) SOC Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 7 (11.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) IT Support
6 5 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.00%) iPad
3 8 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 8 (13.33%) iPhone
3 8 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
5 6 (10.00%) User Experience
6 5 (8.33%) Replication
7 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.33%) Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Unix
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (75.00%) ITIL
2 24 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 23 (38.33%) Service Management
4 20 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 19 (31.67%) Change Management
6 15 (25.00%) SIEM
7 13 (21.67%) Information Security
8 10 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
8 10 (16.67%) Validation
9 9 (15.00%) Security Operations
10 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (8.33%) ITIL V3
11 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.33%) E-Discovery
13 1 (1.67%) Capacity Management
13 1 (1.67%) Coaching
13 1 (1.67%) Presales
13 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
13 1 (1.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
1 5 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (51.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (45.00%) SC Cleared
2 27 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (25.00%) CEH
3 15 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 15 (25.00%) CISM
3 15 (25.00%) CISSP
3 15 (25.00%) CRISC
3 15 (25.00%) GIAC
3 15 (25.00%) SANS
4 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (20.00%) MCDST
6 11 (18.33%) CCNA
7 8 (13.33%) MCTS
8 6 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (10.00%) MCSA
9 5 (8.33%) CCAA
9 5 (8.33%) MCSE
9 5 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (6.67%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.00%) AlienVault
2 15 (25.00%) LogLogic
2 15 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 14 (23.33%) Citrix
4 10 (16.67%) Cisco
4 10 (16.67%) VMware
5 9 (15.00%) HP
6 6 (10.00%) Lotus
7 5 (8.33%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.33%) 3Com
8 2 (3.33%) Draytek
8 2 (3.33%) NETGEAR
8 2 (3.33%) ZyXEL
9 1 (1.67%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.67%) Aruba
9 1 (1.67%) Avaya
9 1 (1.67%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.67%) F5
9 1 (1.67%) Mitel