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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 100 95 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -47
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 45 51 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.07% 2.56% 5.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 8.53% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 49 95
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,800 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
585 598 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.88% 30.05% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 462 467 498
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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
Hitchin - 8 £30,000 -
Borehamwood -4 6 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City +17 5 £31,250 +0.80%
Watford +6 4 £53,750 +99.07%
St Albans -1 4 £47,500 +31.94%
Potters Bar - 3 - - 1
Stevenage -11 2 £24,000 -40.00%
Letchworth - 2 £27,500 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £32,500 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 67 (72.83%) Windows
2 53 (57.61%) Microsoft
2 53 (57.61%) VMware
3 52 (56.52%) MCSE
4 43 (46.74%) Active Directory
5 37 (40.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 36 (39.13%) MCSA
6 36 (39.13%) Windows Server
7 33 (35.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (31.52%) MS Excel
8 29 (31.52%) MS Exchange
9 28 (30.43%) Hyper-V
10 27 (29.35%) Cisco
10 27 (29.35%) Citrix
11 25 (27.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
12 24 (26.09%) SQL
13 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 23 (25.00%) ITIL
13 23 (25.00%) Office 365
14 22 (23.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
16 19 (20.65%) VMware ESXi
16 19 (20.65%) LAN
16 19 (20.65%) WAN
16 19 (20.65%) DNS
17 18 (19.57%) DHCP
17 18 (19.57%) SharePoint
17 18 (19.57%) SAN
17 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 29 (31.52%) MS Exchange
2 20 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (19.57%) SharePoint
4 17 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (10.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.43%) IIS
7 5 (5.43%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.09%) JBoss
9 1 (1.09%) Mule ESB
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (31.52%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 23 (25.00%) Office 365
2 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.65%) DNS
1 19 (20.65%) LAN
1 19 (20.65%) WAN
2 18 (19.57%) DHCP
2 18 (19.57%) SAN
3 17 (18.48%) Firewall
4 16 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 10 (10.87%) NAS
5 10 (10.87%) SSL
5 10 (10.87%) VLAN
5 10 (10.87%) VPN
6 6 (6.52%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (4.35%) VoIP
8 3 (3.26%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.26%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.26%) Symposium
9 2 (2.17%) LDAP
9 2 (2.17%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.09%) Internet
10 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.09%) DB2
5 1 (1.09%) dBASE
5 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.09%) Ant
3 1 (1.09%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.09%) Hudson
3 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.09%) Maven
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.26%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Advertising
4 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (14.13%) VMware Engineer
2 12 (13.04%) Operations Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Consultant
4 9 (9.78%) Server Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (8.70%) Active Directory Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) EMC Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Project Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Administrator
6 7 (7.61%) Developer
7 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.52%) Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (5.43%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) .NET
2 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (4.35%) Web Services
4 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.17%) CSS
5 2 (2.17%) HTML
5 2 (2.17%) jQuery
6 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.09%) J2EE
6 1 (1.09%) Middleware
6 1 (1.09%) SOAP
6 1 (1.09%) Velocity
6 1 (1.09%) WCF
6 1 (1.09%) XML
6 1 (1.09%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.09%) XSD
6 1 (1.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.96%) Blackberry
3 10 (10.87%) HP StoreVirtual
3 10 (10.87%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (10.87%) Replication
4 9 (9.78%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.26%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.17%) Clustering
6 2 (2.17%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (72.83%) Windows
2 36 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 33 (35.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (27.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (11.96%) Linux
7 5 (5.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.09%) CentOS
10 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.09%) SUSE
10 1 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) ITIL
2 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.70%) Data Security
3 8 (8.70%) Patch Management
4 6 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (6.52%) Migration
4 6 (6.52%) MVC
4 6 (6.52%) Project Management
4 6 (6.52%) TDD
5 5 (5.43%) Business Continuity
5 5 (5.43%) Scrum
6 4 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (4.35%) Computer Security
6 4 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.35%) Service Management
6 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.26%) Data Mapping
7 3 (3.26%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.26%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.09%) SQL
2 14 (15.22%) PowerShell
3 13 (14.13%) VBA
4 10 (10.87%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.52%) C#
6 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 52 (56.52%) MCSE
2 36 (39.13%) MCSA
3 24 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (23.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (17.39%) CCNA
6 15 (16.30%) MCITP
7 14 (15.22%) MCP
8 8 (8.70%) Degree
9 5 (5.43%) MCDST
10 4 (4.35%) A+ Certification
10 4 (4.35%) CCNP
10 4 (4.35%) ISEB
10 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (4.35%) MCTS
11 3 (3.26%) Server+ Certification
12 2 (2.17%) MOS
13 1 (1.09%) CCA
13 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (1.09%) MCDBA
13 1 (1.09%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.04%) SLA
2 5 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (46.74%) Active Directory
2 37 (40.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 19 (20.65%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (18.48%) XenApp
6 14 (15.22%) vSphere
7 6 (6.52%) Terminal Services
7 6 (6.52%) Xen
8 3 (3.26%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) DameWare
1 3 (3.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (57.61%) Microsoft
1 53 (57.61%) VMware
2 27 (29.35%) Cisco
2 27 (29.35%) Citrix
3 16 (17.39%) HP
4 13 (14.13%) NetApp
5 10 (10.87%) Apple
5 10 (10.87%) Dell
5 10 (10.87%) Fujitsu
5 10 (10.87%) SonicWALL
6 8 (8.70%) 3PAR
6 8 (8.70%) EMC
7 3 (3.26%) Avaya
7 3 (3.26%) JD Edwards
7 3 (3.26%) Nortel
8 2 (2.17%) Forcepoint
8 2 (2.17%) Remedy
8 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.09%) Fiorano
9 1 (1.09%) Verint
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £600000.00 - £670000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Evercom
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £150000 - £151000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 11 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
IQ Telecom
Salary: £23000.0000 - £28000.0000 per annum + 30% Shift allowance
Posted: 18 days ago