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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 139 128 107
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCP 18 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.75% 0.65% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.29% 2.01% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 28
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £30,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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
786 796 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.64% 32.17% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 674 677 494
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 July 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 July 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
Hemel Hempstead +1 7 £31,000 -6.06%
Watford -2 7 £34,000 -26.08%
Letchworth +5 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £27,500 -
Ware - 1 £21,000 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 49 (92.45%) Windows
2 48 (90.57%) Microsoft
3 43 (81.13%) Active Directory
4 40 (75.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (69.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (67.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (62.26%) MS Exchange
8 29 (54.72%) Windows 7
9 26 (49.06%) MS Excel
10 23 (43.40%) ITIL
11 22 (41.51%) MCTS
12 21 (39.62%) Windows XP
13 20 (37.74%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (35.85%) CCNA
15 17 (32.08%) Project Management
16 15 (28.30%) Cisco
16 15 (28.30%) VMware
17 14 (26.42%) Exchange Server 2013
17 14 (26.42%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (26.42%) MCSE
17 14 (26.42%) MCSA
17 14 (26.42%) Firewall
18 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
19 12 (22.64%) SLA
20 11 (20.75%) DNS
20 11 (20.75%) DHCP
20 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
20 11 (20.75%) Change Management
20 11 (20.75%) Office 365
21 10 (18.87%) Hyper-V

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (62.26%) MS Exchange
2 14 (26.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (26.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.66%) Lync
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (49.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.87%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.89%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Office 365
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) Firewall
2 11 (20.75%) DNS
2 11 (20.75%) DHCP
3 10 (18.87%) SAN
3 10 (18.87%) VoIP
4 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
5 6 (11.32%) VLAN
6 4 (7.55%) Internet
7 3 (5.66%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.77%) IPsec
8 2 (3.77%) VPN
9 1 (1.89%) HTTP
9 1 (1.89%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
2 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) IT Support
3 8 (15.09%) Support Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.32%) Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) Service Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) IT Technician
6 4 (7.55%) Senior IT Technician
6 4 (7.55%) Senior IT Support
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Technician
6 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Supervisor
6 4 (7.55%) Project Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Statistics
2 7 (13.21%) User Experience
3 6 (11.32%) Fat Client
3 6 (11.32%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.66%) Replication
4 3 (5.66%) Clustering
4 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) Handset
6 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 49 (92.45%) Windows
2 37 (69.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (67.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (54.72%) Windows 7
5 21 (39.62%) Windows XP
6 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.43%) Android
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) ITIL
2 17 (32.08%) Project Management
3 11 (20.75%) Change Management
4 8 (15.09%) Line Management
4 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
5 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
6 6 (11.32%) Capacity Management
6 6 (11.32%) Validation
7 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.77%) Service Management
10 1 (1.89%) Network Design
10 1 (1.89%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (1.89%) Service Desk Management
10 1 (1.89%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (1.89%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) VBScript
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (75.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (41.51%) MCTS
3 20 (37.74%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (35.85%) CCNA
5 14 (26.42%) MCSE
5 14 (26.42%) MCSA
6 8 (15.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (11.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (11.32%) Degree
8 3 (5.66%) CCEE
8 3 (5.66%) CCAA
8 3 (5.66%) CCIA
8 3 (5.66%) A+ Certification
8 3 (5.66%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (3.77%) MCDST
9 2 (3.77%) ACSP
9 2 (3.77%) MCITP
10 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.89%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) SLA
2 5 (9.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (9.43%) GMP
System Software
1 43 (81.13%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.87%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.32%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) DameWare
Vendors
1 48 (90.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) VMware
2 15 (28.30%) Cisco
3 6 (11.32%) Citrix
4 3 (5.66%) SonicWALL
4 3 (5.66%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Dell
5 1 (1.89%) Nortel
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe
5 1 (1.89%) Polycom
5 1 (1.89%) Becrypt
5 1 (1.89%) Juniper
5 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
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