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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 128 131 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCP 18 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.74% 0.56% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.20% 1.66% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 23
Average salary £34,000 £40,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.52% +34.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £35,125 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -20.00%
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
817 783 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.59% 33.68% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 708 647 449
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -11 8 £34,000 -35.23%
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £45,000 -
Letchworth -1 2 £22,500 -38.98% 1
Ware - 1 £21,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £20,000 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 46 (93.88%) Microsoft
2 43 (87.76%) Active Directory
2 43 (87.76%) Windows
3 35 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (63.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (61.22%) MS Exchange
5 30 (61.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (55.10%) MS Excel
7 23 (46.94%) Windows 7
8 20 (40.82%) ITIL
9 19 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (38.78%) MCTS
10 18 (36.73%) CCNA
11 17 (34.69%) Project Management
11 17 (34.69%) Windows XP
11 17 (34.69%) Cisco
12 16 (32.65%) Firewall
12 16 (32.65%) VMware
13 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2013
14 13 (26.53%) DNS
15 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (24.49%) DHCP
15 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
15 12 (24.49%) MCSE
15 12 (24.49%) MCSA
16 11 (22.45%) MS Office
16 11 (22.45%) SAN
17 10 (20.41%) Office 365
18 9 (18.37%) Change Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 30 (61.22%) MS Exchange
2 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.16%) Lync
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (55.10%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.45%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.04%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Office 365
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) Firewall
2 13 (26.53%) DNS
3 12 (24.49%) DHCP
4 11 (22.45%) SAN
5 9 (18.37%) VoIP
5 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
6 6 (12.24%) VLAN
7 4 (8.16%) iSCSI
8 3 (6.12%) Internet
9 2 (4.08%) VPN
9 2 (4.08%) IPsec
10 1 (2.04%) Wireless
10 1 (2.04%) HTTP
10 1 (2.04%) Symposium
10 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) IT Support
3 8 (16.33%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.20%) Service Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Administrator
6 5 (10.20%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Technician
7 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (8.16%) Project Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) IT Technician
7 4 (8.16%) Senior IT Technician
8 3 (6.12%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (6.12%) Senior IT Support
8 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Supervisor
9 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) User Experience
2 6 (12.24%) Fat Client
2 6 (12.24%) Thin Client
3 5 (10.20%) Statistics
4 4 (8.16%) Replication
5 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.12%) Clustering
6 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (87.76%) Windows
2 31 (63.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (61.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (46.94%) Windows 7
5 17 (34.69%) Windows XP
6 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.16%) Android
8 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) ITIL
2 17 (34.69%) Project Management
3 9 (18.37%) Change Management
4 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
4 6 (12.24%) Capacity Management
5 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.20%) Line Management
5 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.16%) Validation
6 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.08%) Service Management
8 1 (2.04%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.04%) Logistics
8 1 (2.04%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) VBScript
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (38.78%) MCTS
3 18 (36.73%) CCNA
4 12 (24.49%) MCSE
4 12 (24.49%) MCSA
5 7 (14.29%) Degree
6 5 (10.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (10.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (8.16%) CCEE
7 4 (8.16%) CCAA
7 4 (8.16%) CCIA
7 4 (8.16%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.08%) ACSP
8 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.04%) CCNP
9 1 (2.04%) MCDST
9 1 (2.04%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 4 (8.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (8.16%) GMP
System Software
1 43 (87.76%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.24%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.04%) XenApp
5 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) DameWare
Vendors
1 46 (93.88%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.69%) Cisco
3 16 (32.65%) VMware
4 7 (14.29%) Citrix
5 4 (8.16%) SonicWALL
5 4 (8.16%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Juniper
6 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.04%) Remedy
6 1 (2.04%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) Nortel
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe
6 1 (2.04%) Polycom
6 1 (2.04%) Google
6 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Harpenden
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £60000 to £70000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago