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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 72 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 90 86 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.79% 3.30% 3.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.84% 10.36% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 73 78 86
Average salary £34,000 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.57% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £29,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £64,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
760 830 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.01% 31.81% 29.70%
Number of salaries quoted 631 698 520
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 2 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 2 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
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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 -3 22 £27,500 -52.17% 2
Watford -22 11 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £47,500 - 1
St Albans - 6 £45,000 - 1
Borehamwood -6 4 £32,500 -
Stevenage - 3 £31,000 - 1
Hoddesdon - 2 £33,750 -
Letchworth +11 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Broxbourne - 1 £25,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 139 (83.73%) Windows
2 114 (68.67%) Microsoft
3 112 (67.47%) Active Directory
4 96 (57.83%) MCSE
5 91 (54.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 88 (53.01%) VMware
7 87 (52.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 74 (44.58%) MS Excel
9 73 (43.98%) MCSA
10 62 (37.35%) SQL Server
11 61 (36.75%) MCITP
12 47 (28.31%) SCCM
12 47 (28.31%) SharePoint
13 41 (24.70%) MS Exchange
14 40 (24.10%) MCP
14 40 (24.10%) PowerShell
15 36 (21.69%) Windows 7
16 34 (20.48%) Citrix
17 32 (19.28%) VMware ESXi
18 31 (18.67%) ITIL
19 30 (18.07%) SLA
19 30 (18.07%) Cisco
20 29 (17.47%) Cisco Certification
21 28 (16.87%) SQL
22 27 (16.27%) CCNA
22 27 (16.27%) SCOM
23 26 (15.66%) Office 365
24 24 (14.46%) Mentoring
24 24 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
24 24 (14.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 47 (28.31%) SharePoint
2 41 (24.70%) MS Exchange
3 15 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (7.83%) Lync
5 8 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.22%) CMS
7 6 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.41%) EPiServer CMS
10 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.60%) IIS
11 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 74 (44.58%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.66%) Office 365
2 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.46%) TCP/IP
2 20 (12.05%) DHCP
2 20 (12.05%) DNS
3 17 (10.24%) LAN
3 17 (10.24%) WAN
4 16 (9.64%) SAN
5 13 (7.83%) Firewall
6 11 (6.63%) VoIP
7 7 (4.22%) Skype
7 7 (4.22%) NAS
8 6 (3.61%) VPN
8 6 (3.61%) Internet
9 5 (3.01%) Unified Communications
10 4 (2.41%) SSL
10 4 (2.41%) VLAN
10 4 (2.41%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.81%) PBX
12 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.20%) Extranet
13 1 (0.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (37.35%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (12.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.60%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.60%) NUnit
3 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.60%) MSTest
3 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (8.43%) Finance
2 6 (3.61%) Legal
2 6 (3.61%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.20%) Electronics
4 2 (1.20%) Advertising
4 2 (1.20%) Retail
4 2 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.60%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 42 (25.30%) Analyst
2 29 (17.47%) Support Analyst
3 21 (12.65%) Developer
4 16 (9.64%) IT Support
5 15 (9.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (9.04%) Technical Analyst
6 13 (7.83%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.23%) Technical Support
7 12 (7.23%) Server Support
8 11 (6.63%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (6.63%) Server Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) Server Support Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) Server Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) Administrator
10 9 (5.42%) .NET Developer
10 9 (5.42%) Consultant
10 9 (5.42%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.82%) Project Engineer
12 7 (4.22%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.86%) .NET
2 17 (10.24%) ASP.NET
3 11 (6.63%) HTML
4 6 (3.61%) CSS
5 5 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.81%) HTML5
6 3 (1.81%) Web Services
6 3 (1.81%) XML
6 3 (1.81%) XSL
6 3 (1.81%) XSLT
6 3 (1.81%) WinForms
6 3 (1.81%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.81%) jQuery
6 3 (1.81%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.81%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (1.81%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.60%) RESTful
7 1 (0.60%) COM
7 1 (0.60%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.82%) Statistics
3 7 (4.22%) Replication
3 7 (4.22%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.22%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.01%) User Experience
5 4 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.41%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (2.41%) Clustering
6 3 (1.81%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.20%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.20%) DTV
7 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Handset
8 1 (0.60%) iPhone
8 1 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 139 (83.73%) Windows
2 91 (54.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (52.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (21.69%) Windows 7
5 21 (12.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (12.05%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.42%) Android
8 3 (1.81%) Linux
8 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.81%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.81%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.60%) VMS
9 1 (0.60%) CentOS
9 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.67%) ITIL
2 24 (14.46%) Mentoring
3 16 (9.64%) Project Management
4 14 (8.43%) MVC
5 13 (7.83%) Migration
6 11 (6.63%) Change Management
7 9 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.42%) TDD
8 8 (4.82%) Project Planning
8 8 (4.82%) Line Management
9 6 (3.61%) Performance Improvement
9 6 (3.61%) Validation
9 6 (3.61%) Scrum
10 5 (3.01%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.01%) Unit Testing
11 4 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.41%) Load Balancing
11 4 (2.41%) Resource Management
12 3 (1.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (24.10%) PowerShell
2 28 (16.87%) SQL
3 20 (12.05%) C#
4 7 (4.22%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.22%) VBA
5 5 (3.01%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.41%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.81%) XPath
8 2 (1.20%) VBScript
8 2 (1.20%) Java
9 1 (0.60%) PHP
9 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (57.83%) MCSE
2 73 (43.98%) MCSA
3 61 (36.75%) MCITP
4 40 (24.10%) MCP
5 29 (17.47%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (16.27%) CCNA
7 24 (14.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (13.25%) MCTS
9 9 (5.42%) Degree
9 9 (5.42%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (4.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (4.22%) CCA
12 4 (2.41%) ISEB
12 4 (2.41%) MCSD
12 4 (2.41%) MCDST
13 3 (1.81%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.81%) CCIA
14 2 (1.20%) CCNP
15 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.07%) SLA
2 5 (3.01%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (3.01%) GMP
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 112 (67.47%) Active Directory
2 32 (19.28%) VMware ESXi
3 24 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (9.64%) Hyper-V
5 13 (7.83%) VMware ESX
6 11 (6.63%) XenApp
7 8 (4.82%) vSphere
8 6 (3.61%) XenDesktop
9 5 (3.01%) Terminal Services
9 5 (3.01%) Xen
10 3 (1.81%) Firmware
11 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 47 (28.31%) SCCM
2 27 (16.27%) SCOM
3 1 (0.60%) WSUS
3 1 (0.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 114 (68.67%) Microsoft
2 88 (53.01%) VMware
3 34 (20.48%) Citrix
4 30 (18.07%) Cisco
5 16 (9.64%) HP
6 10 (6.02%) Dell
7 9 (5.42%) Fujitsu
8 8 (4.82%) Apple
9 6 (3.61%) SonicWALL
10 4 (2.41%) EPiServer
10 4 (2.41%) SAP
11 3 (1.81%) NetApp
11 3 (1.81%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.81%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.20%) Veritas
12 2 (1.20%) JD Edwards
12 2 (1.20%) Oracle
13 1 (0.60%) IBM
13 1 (0.60%) EMC
13 1 (0.60%) Sun
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + 10% bonus, 3% pension and more
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 8 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45000
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + home working
Posted: 17 days ago
Stevenage
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago