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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 114 125 109
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCP 30 29 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.33% 1.14% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 3.64% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 37
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £19,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £48,600 £50,000
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
689 796 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.58% 31.28% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 535 656 580
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -12 17 £28,000 -15.15%
St Albans - 6 £27,500 - 1
Stevenage - 3 £42,500 -
Watford -8 2 £27,500 -26.66%
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 47 (88.68%) Windows
2 45 (84.91%) Microsoft
3 37 (69.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (69.81%) Active Directory
4 34 (64.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (60.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (56.60%) MS Exchange
7 26 (49.06%) Windows 7
8 21 (39.62%) MS Excel
9 20 (37.74%) Windows XP
10 19 (35.85%) MCTS
11 17 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (32.08%) CCNA
11 17 (32.08%) ITIL
12 14 (26.42%) VMware
13 13 (24.53%) Project Management
13 13 (24.53%) MCSE
13 13 (24.53%) MCSA
14 12 (22.64%) SLA
15 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (20.75%) VoIP
16 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (16.98%) Android
17 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
17 9 (16.98%) Office 365
17 9 (16.98%) MS Office
17 9 (16.98%) Line Management
18 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
18 8 (15.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (56.60%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.66%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (39.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) VoIP
2 7 (13.21%) Firewall
3 6 (11.32%) SAN
3 6 (11.32%) VLAN
4 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.55%) Internet
5 3 (5.66%) VPN
5 3 (5.66%) DNS
5 3 (5.66%) DHCP
6 2 (3.77%) IPsec
7 1 (1.89%) LAN
7 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
1 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Support Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) IT Support
3 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (7.55%) IT Technician
5 4 (7.55%) Senior IT Technician
5 4 (7.55%) Senior IT Support
5 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Supervisor
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Technician
6 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Statistics
2 6 (11.32%) Thin Client
2 6 (11.32%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.55%) User Experience
4 3 (5.66%) Clustering
4 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.89%) Handset
6 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (88.68%) Windows
2 34 (64.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (60.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (49.06%) Windows 7
5 20 (37.74%) Windows XP
6 9 (16.98%) Android
7 4 (7.55%) Mac OS X
7 4 (7.55%) Mac OS
7 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.77%) Linux
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) ITIL
2 13 (24.53%) Project Management
3 9 (16.98%) Line Management
4 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
4 8 (15.09%) Change Management
5 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
6 6 (11.32%) Validation
6 6 (11.32%) Capacity Management
7 4 (7.55%) Service Management
8 2 (3.77%) Workflow
8 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.77%) Time Management
8 2 (3.77%) Software Asset Management
8 2 (3.77%) Software License Management
8 2 (3.77%) Software Licensing
9 1 (1.89%) People Management
9 1 (1.89%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (1.89%) Service Desk Management
9 1 (1.89%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (1.89%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (69.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (35.85%) MCTS
3 17 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (32.08%) CCNA
4 13 (24.53%) MCSE
4 13 (24.53%) MCSA
5 8 (15.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (9.43%) MCDST
6 5 (9.43%) Degree
7 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.66%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.77%) MCITP
8 2 (3.77%) ACSP
8 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (1.89%) CCIA
9 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.89%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) SLA
2 5 (9.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (9.43%) GMP
3 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 37 (69.81%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
4 7 (13.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (84.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) VMware
3 7 (13.21%) Cisco
4 6 (11.32%) LANDesk
5 4 (7.55%) Citrix
5 4 (7.55%) MobileIron
6 2 (3.77%) BMC
6 2 (3.77%) Symantec
6 2 (3.77%) Mitel
6 2 (3.77%) Altiris
7 1 (1.89%) Becrypt
7 1 (1.89%) Polycom
7 1 (1.89%) SonicWALL
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Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago