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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 64 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 96 86 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.95% 3.45% 4.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.17% 10.71% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 84 80 82
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £32,150 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
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
789 803 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.46% 32.24% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 682 678 489
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +10 27 £27,500 -52.17% 3
Watford -29 8 £34,500 -31.00%
St Albans - 6 £47,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £47,500 -
Borehamwood -17 5 £32,500 -
Stevenage - 3 £31,000 - 1
Broxbourne - 2 £27,500 -
Hoddesdon - 2 £33,750 -
Letchworth +8 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification.

1 146 (82.02%) Windows
2 127 (71.35%) Microsoft
3 126 (70.79%) Active Directory
4 100 (56.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 99 (55.62%) VMware
6 96 (53.93%) MCSE
7 89 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 80 (44.94%) MCSA
8 80 (44.94%) MS Excel
9 73 (41.01%) SQL Server
10 68 (38.20%) MCITP
11 49 (27.53%) SCCM
12 46 (25.84%) Windows 7
13 45 (25.28%) PowerShell
13 45 (25.28%) MS Exchange
14 44 (24.72%) SharePoint
15 39 (21.91%) Citrix
15 39 (21.91%) VMware ESXi
16 38 (21.35%) MCP
17 37 (20.79%) ITIL
18 36 (20.22%) SQL
19 35 (19.66%) Cisco Certification
20 33 (18.54%) CCNA
20 33 (18.54%) Cisco
21 32 (17.98%) TCP/IP
22 30 (16.85%) SLA
23 29 (16.29%) DNS
23 29 (16.29%) DHCP
23 29 (16.29%) SCOM
24 28 (15.73%) Mentoring

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (25.28%) MS Exchange
2 44 (24.72%) SharePoint
3 19 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (8.43%) Lync
5 10 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (4.49%) CMS
7 7 (3.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (3.37%) EPiServer CMS
9 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 80 (44.94%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.04%) Office 365
2 16 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.98%) TCP/IP
2 29 (16.29%) DHCP
2 29 (16.29%) DNS
3 19 (10.67%) SAN
4 18 (10.11%) WAN
4 18 (10.11%) LAN
5 17 (9.55%) Firewall
6 10 (5.62%) VoIP
7 9 (5.06%) NAS
7 9 (5.06%) Skype
8 7 (3.93%) iSCSI
9 6 (3.37%) VPN
9 6 (3.37%) Internet
10 5 (2.81%) SSL
10 5 (2.81%) VLAN
10 5 (2.81%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.69%) PBX
12 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.12%) SSH
12 2 (1.12%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (41.01%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (11.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (7.30%) Finance
2 6 (3.37%) Legal
2 6 (3.37%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.12%) Electronics
4 2 (1.12%) Advertising
4 2 (1.12%) Retail
4 2 (1.12%) Marketing
5 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (23.03%) Analyst
2 27 (15.17%) Support Analyst
3 22 (12.36%) Developer
4 18 (10.11%) IT Support
5 17 (9.55%) Server Engineer
6 15 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (8.43%) Technical Analyst
7 14 (7.87%) Administrator
7 14 (7.87%) Support Engineer
8 12 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (6.74%) Technical Support
8 12 (6.74%) Server Support
9 11 (6.18%) Consultant
9 11 (6.18%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.62%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (5.62%) Project Engineer
10 10 (5.62%) Server Support Analyst
10 10 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (5.62%) Server Analyst
11 9 (5.06%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.48%) .NET
2 21 (11.80%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.62%) HTML
4 8 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (4.49%) CSS
5 4 (2.25%) jQuery
5 4 (2.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.12%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (1.12%) Web Services
7 1 (0.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.43%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.62%) Replication
3 8 (4.49%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.49%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.49%) Statistics
4 7 (3.93%) User Experience
4 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.81%) Clustering
5 5 (2.81%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.12%) DTV
6 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) Handset
7 1 (0.56%) iPhone
7 1 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 146 (82.02%) Windows
2 100 (56.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (25.84%) Windows 7
5 25 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (11.24%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.37%) Android
8 2 (1.12%) Linux
9 1 (0.56%) VMS
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.79%) ITIL
2 28 (15.73%) Mentoring
3 18 (10.11%) Project Management
3 18 (10.11%) MVC
4 14 (7.87%) Migration
5 13 (7.30%) Change Management
6 12 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (6.74%) TDD
7 10 (5.62%) Scrum
7 10 (5.62%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.49%) Project Planning
8 8 (4.49%) Unit Testing
8 8 (4.49%) Line Management
9 6 (3.37%) Performance Improvement
9 6 (3.37%) OWASP
9 6 (3.37%) ATDD
9 6 (3.37%) Validation
9 6 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.81%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.81%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.28%) PowerShell
2 36 (20.22%) SQL
3 21 (11.80%) C#
4 11 (6.18%) VBA
5 10 (5.62%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.81%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.25%) VBScript
8 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.12%) Java
9 1 (0.56%) PHP
9 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (53.93%) MCSE
2 80 (44.94%) MCSA
3 68 (38.20%) MCITP
4 38 (21.35%) MCP
5 35 (19.66%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (18.54%) CCNA
7 26 (14.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (12.92%) MCTS
9 12 (6.74%) Degree
10 10 (5.62%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (4.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (4.49%) ISEB
12 7 (3.93%) CCA
13 4 (2.25%) CCIA
14 3 (1.69%) CCEE
14 3 (1.69%) CCAA
14 3 (1.69%) A+ Certification
14 3 (1.69%) MCSD
15 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.85%) SLA
2 5 (2.81%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (2.81%) GMP
System Software
1 126 (70.79%) Active Directory
2 39 (21.91%) VMware ESXi
3 27 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (8.99%) Hyper-V
5 15 (8.43%) XenApp
6 14 (7.87%) VMware ESX
7 9 (5.06%) vSphere
8 6 (3.37%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.81%) Xen
10 4 (2.25%) Firmware
10 4 (2.25%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 49 (27.53%) SCCM
2 29 (16.29%) SCOM
3 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 127 (71.35%) Microsoft
2 99 (55.62%) VMware
3 39 (21.91%) Citrix
4 33 (18.54%) Cisco
5 20 (11.24%) HP
6 11 (6.18%) Dell
6 11 (6.18%) Fujitsu
7 9 (5.06%) Apple
8 8 (4.49%) SonicWALL
9 6 (3.37%) EPiServer
10 4 (2.25%) SAP
11 3 (1.69%) NetApp
12 2 (1.12%) Veritas
12 2 (1.12%) JD Edwards
12 2 (1.12%) Oracle
13 1 (0.56%) IBM
13 1 (0.56%) EMC
13 1 (0.56%) Sun
13 1 (0.56%) Mitel
13 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + 10% bonus, 3% pension and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Stevenage
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago