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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 115 120 119
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 31 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.37% 1.52% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.53% 4.96% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 28
Average salary £47,500 £31,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.22% -8.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,650 £42,500 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
685 706 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.30% 30.75% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 521 535 619
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(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
Stevenage +8 15 £37,500 -11.76%
Hemel Hempstead +8 14 £47,500 +53.22%
Hitchin - 1 £23,500 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 29 (70.73%) ITIL
2 25 (60.98%) SC Cleared
2 25 (60.98%) Security Cleared
3 24 (58.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (56.10%) Service Management
5 21 (51.22%) Incident Management
6 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
7 18 (43.90%) MCDST
8 15 (36.59%) Finance
9 13 (31.71%) Validation
9 13 (31.71%) MS Office
10 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (26.83%) Front Office
11 11 (26.83%) Retail
11 11 (26.83%) Technical Analysis
11 11 (26.83%) Data Centre
12 10 (24.39%) AlienVault
12 10 (24.39%) CESG Certified Professional
12 10 (24.39%) SANS
12 10 (24.39%) LogRhythm
12 10 (24.39%) CEH
12 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
12 10 (24.39%) Problem Management
12 10 (24.39%) LogLogic
12 10 (24.39%) SIEM
12 10 (24.39%) CRISC
12 10 (24.39%) GIAC
12 10 (24.39%) VMware
12 10 (24.39%) Information Security
12 10 (24.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (24.39%) IBM Notes
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Office
2 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DNS
1 5 (12.20%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.32%) DHCP
4 2 (4.88%) 3G
4 2 (4.88%) 4G
4 2 (4.88%) Broadband
4 2 (4.88%) LTE
4 2 (4.88%) Symposium
4 2 (4.88%) VoIP
4 2 (4.88%) Wireless
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Front Office
2 11 (26.83%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) SOC Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Support
5 2 (4.88%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Network Support
5 2 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Telephony Support
6 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Data Centre
2 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Unix
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) ITIL
2 23 (56.10%) Service Management
3 21 (51.22%) Incident Management
4 13 (31.71%) Validation
5 11 (26.83%) Technical Analysis
6 10 (24.39%) Change Management
6 10 (24.39%) Information Security
6 10 (24.39%) Problem Management
6 10 (24.39%) SIEM
7 3 (7.32%) Presales
8 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) SC Cleared
1 25 (60.98%) Security Cleared
2 24 (58.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (43.90%) MCDST
4 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (24.39%) CEH
5 10 (24.39%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (24.39%) CISM
5 10 (24.39%) CISSP
5 10 (24.39%) CRISC
5 10 (24.39%) GIAC
5 10 (24.39%) SANS
6 7 (17.07%) CCNA
7 4 (9.76%) CCIE
7 4 (9.76%) CCNP
7 4 (9.76%) Degree
7 4 (9.76%) MCSE
8 1 (2.44%) CCA
8 1 (2.44%) MCSA
8 1 (2.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.88%) DameWare
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) AlienVault
2 10 (24.39%) LogLogic
2 10 (24.39%) LogRhythm
2 10 (24.39%) Lotus
2 10 (24.39%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Arqiva
5 2 (4.88%) Aruba
5 2 (4.88%) Avaya
5 2 (4.88%) F5
5 2 (4.88%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.88%) Meraki
5 2 (4.88%) Nortel
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix