The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 72 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 70 88 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.55% 3.61% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.15% 10.80% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 64 81 68
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Microsoft Certification
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
628 815 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.83% 33.43% 33.14%
Number of salaries quoted 513 708 654
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Hertfordshire region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +25 18 £55,000 +61.76% 3
Stevenage +2 15 £28,000 -9.67%
Welwyn Garden City +1 7 £60,000 +29.72%
Hemel Hempstead -12 6 £41,000 +32.25%
Letchworth 0 5 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Cheshunt - 5 £55,000 -
Broxbourne +2 4 £58,000 +110.90%
St Albans +10 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Hoddesdon +3 1 £22,000 -34.81%
Rickmansworth - 1 £42,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £34,500 - 1
Hitchin - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 74 (55.64%) Windows
2 72 (54.14%) Microsoft
3 60 (45.11%) ITIL
4 59 (44.36%) MCSE
5 50 (37.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (35.34%) VMware
7 42 (31.58%) Active Directory
8 37 (27.82%) Windows Server
9 35 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 34 (25.56%) MS Office
11 33 (24.81%) MCP
12 32 (24.06%) Security Cleared
12 32 (24.06%) SC Cleared
13 31 (23.31%) Citrix
13 31 (23.31%) Cisco Certification
14 29 (21.80%) MCDST
15 28 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (21.05%) CCNA
16 27 (20.30%) Validation
17 26 (19.55%) Windows Server 2003
17 26 (19.55%) Cisco
17 26 (19.55%) MS Excel
18 25 (18.80%) SQL
18 25 (18.80%) Windows Server 2012
19 24 (18.05%) Data Centre
19 24 (18.05%) Hyper-V
20 23 (17.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 23 (17.29%) MS Exchange
20 23 (17.29%) SAN
21 22 (16.54%) HP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (17.29%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 12 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.76%) IIS
7 3 (2.26%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.75%) CMS
9 1 (0.75%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 34 (25.56%) MS Office
2 26 (19.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.29%) Office 365
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.50%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.29%) SAN
2 16 (12.03%) DHCP
2 16 (12.03%) DNS
3 13 (9.77%) iSCSI
4 12 (9.02%) Firewall
4 12 (9.02%) LAN
4 12 (9.02%) WAN
5 8 (6.02%) NetScaler
5 8 (6.02%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.26%) Internet
6 7 (5.26%) VoIP
7 6 (4.51%) Wireshark
8 4 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.01%) Ethernet
8 4 (3.01%) NAS
9 3 (2.26%) Skype
9 3 (2.26%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.26%) VPN
10 2 (1.50%) LDAP
10 2 (1.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.26%) DTS
6 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.75%) OLAP
8 1 (0.75%) OLTP
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.76%) MSTest
2 5 (3.76%) NUnit
General
1 16 (12.03%) Finance
2 14 (10.53%) Front Office
2 14 (10.53%) Retail
3 3 (2.26%) Legal
3 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.50%) Advertising
4 2 (1.50%) Billing
4 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (19.55%) Support Engineer
2 24 (18.05%) Technical Engineer
3 23 (17.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 20 (15.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (12.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 14 (10.53%) Consultant
6 14 (10.53%) Technical Support
7 13 (9.77%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 13 (9.77%) Technical Support Engineer
8 12 (9.02%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
8 12 (9.02%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (7.52%) Analyst
10 9 (6.77%) Developer
11 8 (6.02%) .NET Developer
11 8 (6.02%) Citrix Consultant
11 8 (6.02%) Citrix Engineer
11 8 (6.02%) Citrix Technical Consultant
12 7 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (5.26%) C# Developer
12 7 (5.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.02%) .NET
2 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.26%) Web Services
4 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (3.76%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.75%) CSS
6 1 (0.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.05%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 13 (9.77%) Handset
4 7 (5.26%) Replication
5 6 (4.51%) Clustering
5 6 (4.51%) User Experience
6 3 (2.26%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.50%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.50%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.75%) Fintech
8 1 (0.75%) iPad
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 74 (55.64%) Windows
2 50 (37.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (27.82%) Windows Server
4 26 (19.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (18.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 12 (9.02%) Windows XP
8 11 (8.27%) Linux
9 7 (5.26%) Unix
10 1 (0.75%) Android
10 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (45.11%) ITIL
2 27 (20.30%) Validation
3 21 (15.79%) Service Management
4 14 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 14 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
5 12 (9.02%) ITIL V3
6 11 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (6.02%) Migration
7 8 (6.02%) Scrum
8 7 (5.26%) MVC
8 7 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (5.26%) TDD
8 7 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.51%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (4.51%) High Availability
9 6 (4.51%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.51%) Security Operations
9 6 (4.51%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.80%) SQL
2 9 (6.77%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.02%) C#
4 7 (5.26%) C
5 6 (4.51%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.51%) Python
5 6 (4.51%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.76%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.76%) VBScript
7 4 (3.01%) VBA
8 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.50%) C++
8 2 (1.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (44.36%) MCSE
2 33 (24.81%) MCP
3 32 (24.06%) SC Cleared
3 32 (24.06%) Security Cleared
4 31 (23.31%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (21.80%) MCDST
6 28 (21.05%) CCNA
7 23 (17.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (12.78%) MCSA
9 14 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
10 13 (9.77%) CCAA
11 11 (8.27%) MCITP
12 9 (6.77%) CCA
13 8 (6.02%) CCNP
14 7 (5.26%) MCTS
15 6 (4.51%) CEH
15 6 (4.51%) CISM
15 6 (4.51%) CISSP
15 6 (4.51%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (4.51%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.52%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 28 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (18.05%) Hyper-V
4 21 (15.79%) XenApp
5 13 (9.77%) vSphere
6 11 (8.27%) XenDesktop
7 9 (6.77%) VMware ESX
8 6 (4.51%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.01%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.26%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.50%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (15.04%) SCCM
2 6 (4.51%) Nessus
2 6 (4.51%) QRadar
2 6 (4.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (2.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (54.14%) Microsoft
2 47 (35.34%) VMware
3 31 (23.31%) Citrix
4 26 (19.55%) Cisco
5 22 (16.54%) HP
6 12 (9.02%) Becrypt
7 8 (6.02%) Symantec
8 7 (5.26%) SonicWALL
9 6 (4.51%) ArcSight
9 6 (4.51%) IBM
9 6 (4.51%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.51%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.51%) Splunk
10 3 (2.26%) Apple
10 3 (2.26%) Veeam
11 2 (1.50%) Dell
11 2 (1.50%) EMC
11 2 (1.50%) Fujitsu
11 2 (1.50%) Mitel
11 2 (1.50%) NetApp
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits Company Car, Excellent Package, On
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: To £55k + Bens depending on Exp.
Posted: 6 days ago