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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 134 119 102
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCP 11 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.51% 1.20% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.92% 3.99% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 28
Average salary £32,500 £28,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £16,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.39% -7.14%
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
573 601 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.63% 30.05% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 457 476 481
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 5 February 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 5 February 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
St Albans -5 3 £47,500 +50.79%
Letchworth -5 2 £27,500 -35.29%
Hemel Hempstead -5 1 £42,500 +45.29%
Hitchin - 1 £23,500 - 1
Stevenage - 1 £24,000 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
3 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (51.85%) ITIL
4 13 (48.15%) VMware
5 12 (44.44%) Windows
5 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (40.74%) CCNA
6 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (33.33%) MS Office
7 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (25.93%) Service Management
9 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
9 7 (25.93%) DNS
10 6 (22.22%) Cisco
10 6 (22.22%) DHCP
11 5 (18.52%) VoIP
11 5 (18.52%) IBM
11 5 (18.52%) HP
11 5 (18.52%) Citrix
11 5 (18.52%) MCSE
11 5 (18.52%) Firewall
11 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
12 4 (14.81%) SAN
12 4 (14.81%) Lync
12 4 (14.81%) Office 365

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.81%) Lync
4 3 (11.11%) IIS
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 6 (22.22%) DHCP
3 5 (18.52%) Firewall
3 5 (18.52%) VoIP
4 4 (14.81%) SAN
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
5 3 (11.11%) Symposium
6 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
6 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (7.41%) RFID
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
7 1 (3.70%) LAN
7 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 4 (14.81%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (14.81%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) IT Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) IT Support
5 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Unix
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) Document Management
3 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.41%) Change Control
4 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITSM
4 2 (7.41%) Logistics
4 2 (7.41%) Presales
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Software Licensing
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) SIEM
5 1 (3.70%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (40.74%) CCNA
4 5 (18.52%) MCSE
5 4 (14.81%) Degree
5 4 (14.81%) MCDST
5 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (11.11%) MCSA
6 3 (11.11%) VCP4
6 3 (11.11%) VCP5
7 2 (7.41%) MOS
8 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.70%) CCNP
8 1 (3.70%) CEH
8 1 (3.70%) CRISC
8 1 (3.70%) GIAC
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.70%) MCTS
8 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) DameWare
1 3 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) HP
4 5 (18.52%) IBM
5 3 (11.11%) JD Edwards
5 3 (11.11%) Nortel
6 2 (7.41%) Adobe
6 2 (7.41%) Altiris
6 2 (7.41%) Avaya
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) Remedy
6 2 (7.41%) SAP
6 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.70%) AlienVault
7 1 (3.70%) Google
7 1 (3.70%) LogLogic
7 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm
7 1 (3.70%) Websense
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago