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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 132 111 96
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 12 23 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.51% 1.14% 2.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 3.91% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 68
Average salary £41,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,125 £21,400 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
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
802 588 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.24% 29.05% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 661 460 656
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 -9 5 £52,500 +228.12%
Letchworth - 5 £37,500 -
Stevenage - 2 £41,250 - 1
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (82.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (75.61%) Active Directory
4 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
5 23 (56.10%) MS Exchange
6 21 (51.22%) MCSE
6 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (46.34%) VMware
8 18 (43.90%) MS Excel
9 17 (41.46%) MCITP
9 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (39.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (39.02%) SQL
11 15 (36.59%) ITIL
11 15 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (34.15%) SharePoint
12 14 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (31.71%) Cisco
13 13 (31.71%) CCNA
13 13 (31.71%) Firewall
14 12 (29.27%) MCTS
14 12 (29.27%) MS Office
15 11 (26.83%) SAN
16 10 (24.39%) MCSA
16 10 (24.39%) LAN
17 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
17 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
18 8 (19.51%) SCCM
19 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 23 (56.10%) MS Exchange
2 14 (34.15%) SharePoint
2 14 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (12.20%) Lync
5 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.44%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (43.90%) MS Excel
2 12 (29.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.20%) Office 365
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Firewall
2 11 (26.83%) SAN
3 10 (24.39%) LAN
4 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
4 7 (17.07%) VPN
5 6 (14.63%) DNS
5 6 (14.63%) VoIP
5 6 (14.63%) WAN
5 6 (14.63%) Ethernet
6 4 (9.76%) ADSL
6 4 (9.76%) Wireless
6 4 (9.76%) Internet
6 4 (9.76%) Network Security
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (7.32%) NAS
7 3 (7.32%) iSCSI
7 3 (7.32%) VPLS
7 3 (7.32%) MPLS
7 3 (7.32%) OSPF
7 3 (7.32%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) IT Support
4 4 (9.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Replication
2 3 (7.32%) Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 8
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (9.76%) UNIX
7 2 (4.88%) Linux
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.07%) Data Security
4 6 (14.63%) Project Management
5 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.76%) Change Control
6 4 (9.76%) Document Management
6 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.32%) Migration
7 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (7.32%) Coaching
8 2 (4.88%) Line Management
8 2 (4.88%) Change Management
8 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.44%) Business Development
9 1 (2.44%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (82.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (51.22%) MCSE
3 17 (41.46%) MCITP
4 16 (39.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (31.71%) CCNA
7 12 (29.27%) MCTS
8 10 (24.39%) MCSA
9 7 (17.07%) VCP5
9 7 (17.07%) VCP4
10 6 (14.63%) MBCS
11 4 (9.76%) CCNP
11 4 (9.76%) A+ Certification
12 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (4.88%) CCEE
12 2 (4.88%) CCAA
12 2 (4.88%) CCIA
13 1 (2.44%) Degree
13 1 (2.44%) VCAP
13 1 (2.44%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 31 (75.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (46.34%) VMware
3 13 (31.71%) Cisco
4 6 (14.63%) HP
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix
6 4 (9.76%) Dell
6 4 (9.76%) IBM
6 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.32%) Sophos
7 3 (7.32%) Avaya
7 3 (7.32%) Apple
8 2 (4.88%) Lotus
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle
8 2 (4.88%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.44%) Remedy
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
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