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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 83 45 85
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +40
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 63 99 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.06% 4.63% 2.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.40% 13.83% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 60 91 79
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
670 716 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.49% 33.50% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 516 507 596
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -30 12 £32,500 -17.19% 1
Stevenage +30 8 £40,000 +77.77%
Watford +2 6 £23,500 -55.23% 3
St Albans -30 4 £36,000 +20.00% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £36,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £31,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 124 (86.71%) Windows
2 111 (77.62%) Microsoft
3 88 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 86 (60.14%) MCSE
5 65 (45.45%) VMware
6 60 (41.96%) MCITP
7 59 (41.26%) MCSA
7 59 (41.26%) MS Excel
8 58 (40.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 52 (36.36%) SQL Server
10 47 (32.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (29.37%) ITIL
12 40 (27.97%) SharePoint
13 38 (26.57%) Cisco
14 37 (25.87%) MCP
14 37 (25.87%) SQL
15 36 (25.17%) MS Exchange
16 33 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
17 32 (22.38%) Cisco Certification
18 31 (21.68%) MCTS
19 30 (20.98%) SCCM
20 26 (18.18%) Windows 7
21 25 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
21 25 (17.48%) CCNA
21 25 (17.48%) PowerShell
22 24 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
23 23 (16.08%) Hyper-V
24 19 (13.29%) SQL Server 2012
24 19 (13.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 18 (12.59%) SCOM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 40 (27.97%) SharePoint
2 36 (25.17%) MS Exchange
3 25 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (9.79%) Lync
6 11 (7.69%) OpenEdge
7 10 (6.99%) IIS
8 5 (3.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.80%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.80%) JBoss
9 4 (2.80%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.40%) CMS
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 59 (41.26%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.80%) Temenos T24
3 2 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.79%) Office 365
2 13 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.10%) Yammer
4 2 (1.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.39%) SAN
1 12 (8.39%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.69%) VoIP
3 10 (6.99%) Firewall
4 7 (4.90%) DNS
5 6 (4.20%) Wireless
5 6 (4.20%) WAN
5 6 (4.20%) VPN
5 6 (4.20%) iSCSI
6 5 (3.50%) LAN
7 4 (2.80%) PBX
7 4 (2.80%) DHCP
8 3 (2.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.10%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.10%) Internet
9 2 (1.40%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.40%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 33 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (13.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.80%) DB2
5 4 (2.80%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.10%) DTS
6 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.70%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.70%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.80%) NUnit
2 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.80%) Hudson
3 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.70%) MSTest
4 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.70%) Maven
4 1 (0.70%) Ant
4 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (2.10%) Legal
2 2 (1.40%) Finance
3 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (18.88%) Support Engineer
2 26 (18.18%) Analyst
3 15 (10.49%) Developer
4 14 (9.79%) Support Analyst
5 12 (8.39%) SQL DBA
5 12 (8.39%) DBA
5 12 (8.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 10 (6.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (5.59%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (4.90%) Administrator
9 7 (4.90%) Systems Support
9 7 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Consultant
10 6 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.20%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.59%) .NET
2 7 (4.90%) .NET Framework
2 7 (4.90%) HTML
3 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.50%) XML
3 5 (3.50%) XSLT
4 4 (2.80%) XSL
4 4 (2.80%) WinForms
4 4 (2.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (2.80%) HTML5
5 3 (2.10%) WCF
5 3 (2.10%) XMPP
5 3 (2.10%) X-Windows
6 2 (1.40%) Web Services
6 2 (1.40%) jQuery
7 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.70%) OSGi
7 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.70%) RESTful
7 1 (0.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.80%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.10%) Statistics
3 3 (2.10%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.40%) Replication
4 2 (1.40%) CCTV
4 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.40%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.70%) Handset
5 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 124 (86.71%) Windows
2 58 (40.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (32.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 17 (11.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 10 (6.99%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.20%) Android
9 4 (2.80%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.80%) Mac OS
9 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.10%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (2.10%) Linux
10 3 (2.10%) UNIX
11 1 (0.70%) CentOS
11 1 (0.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.37%) ITIL
2 11 (7.69%) Project Management
2 11 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (5.59%) Migration
3 8 (5.59%) Incident Management
3 8 (5.59%) Project Planning
3 8 (5.59%) Mentoring
4 7 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (4.90%) TDD
5 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2
5 6 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (4.20%) Performance Improvement
6 5 (3.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (3.50%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (3.50%) CRM
7 4 (2.80%) Service Management
7 4 (2.80%) Workflow
7 4 (2.80%) Problem Management
7 4 (2.80%) Refactoring
7 4 (2.80%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.87%) SQL
2 25 (17.48%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.39%) C#
4 8 (5.59%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.20%) Java
6 5 (3.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.80%) XPath
8 1 (0.70%) C
8 1 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 86 (60.14%) MCSE
2 60 (41.96%) MCITP
3 59 (41.26%) MCSA
4 37 (25.87%) MCP
5 32 (22.38%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (21.68%) MCTS
7 25 (17.48%) CCNA
8 19 (13.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (11.89%) CCNP
10 14 (9.79%) Degree
11 12 (8.39%) MCDST
12 11 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (6.99%) VCP4
14 7 (4.90%) CCIE
15 6 (4.20%) SC Cleared
15 6 (4.20%) Security Cleared
16 4 (2.80%) A+ Certification
16 4 (2.80%) VCP5
17 3 (2.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 2 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.79%) SLA
2 3 (2.10%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.40%) GMP
3 2 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 88 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 24 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.08%) Hyper-V
4 15 (10.49%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (5.59%) vSphere
6 3 (2.10%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.40%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.40%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.70%) XenApp
8 1 (0.70%) XenServer
8 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (20.98%) SCCM
2 18 (12.59%) SCOM
3 3 (2.10%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.40%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.40%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.40%) Cacti
4 2 (1.40%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.40%) SCSM
4 2 (1.40%) Opsview
5 1 (0.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.70%) MIIS
Vendors
1 111 (77.62%) Microsoft
2 65 (45.45%) VMware
3 38 (26.57%) Cisco
4 12 (8.39%) Citrix
5 11 (7.69%) IBM
6 5 (3.50%) Oracle
7 4 (2.80%) Dell
7 4 (2.80%) Symantec
7 4 (2.80%) Avaya
7 4 (2.80%) Temenos
7 4 (2.80%) LANDesk
7 4 (2.80%) MobileIron
7 4 (2.80%) Veeam
8 3 (2.10%) Meraki
8 3 (2.10%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.10%) SonicWALL
8 3 (2.10%) HP
8 3 (2.10%) Remedy
9 2 (1.40%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.40%) SAP
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Conspicuous
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits and On Call
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + overtime, pension, life
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + on application
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 34 - 38k plus 10% bonus, pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago