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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 121 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 32 30 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.38% 1.20% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.56% 3.72% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 43
Average salary £31,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.14% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £19,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,900 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
701 806 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.25% 32.15% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 537 632 614
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -17 17 £31,000 -22.50% 1
Stevenage +27 6 £42,500 +88.88%
St Albans - 5 £27,500 -
Watford -4 1 £27,500 +1.85%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £36,000 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 50 (86.21%) Windows
2 47 (81.03%) Microsoft
3 40 (68.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (65.52%) Active Directory
5 31 (53.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (48.28%) MS Exchange
8 26 (44.83%) Windows 7
9 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
10 19 (32.76%) Windows XP
10 19 (32.76%) MCSE
10 19 (32.76%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (31.03%) CCNA
11 18 (31.03%) MCSA
11 18 (31.03%) ITIL
12 16 (27.59%) MCTS
12 16 (27.59%) VMware
13 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (20.69%) Cisco
15 11 (18.97%) SLA
15 11 (18.97%) MS Office
15 11 (18.97%) VoIP
15 11 (18.97%) Hyper-V
15 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (17.24%) Project Management
16 10 (17.24%) Firewall
16 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (15.52%) Android
17 9 (15.52%) Office 365
18 8 (13.79%) Line Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 28 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.90%) Lync
6 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.97%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) VoIP
2 10 (17.24%) Firewall
3 5 (8.62%) Internet
3 5 (8.62%) SAN
3 5 (8.62%) VPN
3 5 (8.62%) DNS
3 5 (8.62%) VLAN
4 4 (6.90%) DHCP
4 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.45%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) LAN
6 1 (1.72%) MPLS
6 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.72%) PBX
6 1 (1.72%) Wireless
6 1 (1.72%) IPsec
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.72%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
1 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Front Office
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Analyst
2 10 (17.24%) IT Support
2 10 (17.24%) Support Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) IT Support Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) IT Technician
5 4 (6.90%) Senior IT Technician
5 4 (6.90%) Senior IT Support
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Technician
5 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Software Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Software Asset Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Supervisor
7 2 (3.45%) Mitel Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Statistics
2 5 (8.62%) Thin Client
2 5 (8.62%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.17%) Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) User Experience
4 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Handset
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.72%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 50 (86.21%) Windows
2 31 (53.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (44.83%) Windows 7
5 19 (32.76%) Windows XP
6 9 (15.52%) Android
7 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
7 4 (6.90%) Mac OS
7 4 (6.90%) Mac OS X
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.45%) Linux
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Project Management
3 8 (13.79%) Line Management
3 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
4 7 (12.07%) Change Management
4 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.34%) Service Management
5 6 (10.34%) Validation
6 5 (8.62%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.90%) Software Asset Management
7 4 (6.90%) Software License Management
7 4 (6.90%) Software Licensing
7 4 (6.90%) Time Management
7 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.45%) Workflow
8 2 (3.45%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.72%) Migration
9 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (68.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (32.76%) MCSE
2 19 (32.76%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (31.03%) CCNA
3 18 (31.03%) MCSA
4 16 (27.59%) MCTS
5 7 (12.07%) MCDST
5 7 (12.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (8.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (8.62%) MCITP
6 5 (8.62%) Degree
7 3 (5.17%) A+ Certification
7 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.45%) CCIA
8 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.45%) CCEA
9 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) SLA
2 5 (8.62%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (8.62%) GMP
3 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 38 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.97%) Hyper-V
3 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.07%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (81.03%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.59%) VMware
3 12 (20.69%) Cisco
4 8 (13.79%) LANDesk
5 5 (8.62%) Citrix
6 4 (6.90%) MobileIron
6 4 (6.90%) Altiris
6 4 (6.90%) BMC
6 4 (6.90%) Symantec
7 3 (5.17%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.45%) Mitel
9 1 (1.72%) Avaya
9 1 (1.72%) Sage
9 1 (1.72%) HP
9 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.72%) Polycom
9 1 (1.72%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.72%) Becrypt
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago