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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 71 80 73
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 63 81 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.06% 3.59% 3.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.13% 11.79% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 47 63 78
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £54,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -4.05%
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
622 687 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.21% 30.47% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 505 529 643
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Stevenage +16 23 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Watford +11 14 £39,250 -17.36%
Hemel Hempstead +8 7 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Hoddesdon - 4 £28,000 -
Borehamwood +5 2 - -
Hitchin - 2 £32,000 -
Broxbourne - 1 £55,000 - 1
Kings Langley - 1 £42,500 -
Potters Bar - 1 £27,500 -
Royston - 1 - -
Cheshunt - 1 £55,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (61.67%) Windows
2 69 (57.50%) Microsoft
3 66 (55.00%) MCSE
4 62 (51.67%) VMware
5 49 (40.83%) ITIL
6 48 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (37.50%) Active Directory
8 42 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (30.83%) Windows Server
10 35 (29.17%) MS Exchange
11 34 (28.33%) MCSA
11 34 (28.33%) Cisco
12 31 (25.83%) MS Excel
13 30 (25.00%) MCP
14 29 (24.17%) SQL
14 29 (24.17%) Citrix
14 29 (24.17%) Security Cleared
14 29 (24.17%) Hyper-V
14 29 (24.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 29 (24.17%) MCDST
14 29 (24.17%) SC Cleared
14 29 (24.17%) Data Centre
15 28 (23.33%) SAN
15 28 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 27 (22.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 26 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
18 25 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
18 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
18 25 (20.83%) MS Office
18 25 (20.83%) Validation

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 35 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 26 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (18.33%) SharePoint
5 14 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (8.33%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.33%) IIS
8 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 31 (25.83%) MS Excel
2 25 (20.83%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.50%) Office 365
2 12 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.33%) SAN
2 19 (15.83%) DHCP
2 19 (15.83%) DNS
3 17 (14.17%) Firewall
3 17 (14.17%) LAN
3 17 (14.17%) WAN
4 15 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 12 (10.00%) NAS
6 11 (9.17%) VPN
7 10 (8.33%) SSL
7 10 (8.33%) VLAN
8 5 (4.17%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.17%) Unified Communications
8 5 (4.17%) VoIP
9 4 (3.33%) LDAP
9 4 (3.33%) Skype
10 3 (2.50%) Internet
11 2 (1.67%) Symposium
12 1 (0.83%) PBX
12 1 (0.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) dBASE
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (18.33%) Finance
2 16 (13.33%) Front Office
2 16 (13.33%) Retail
3 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.33%) Advertising
5 2 (1.67%) Billing
5 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (19.17%) 3rd Line Support
2 22 (18.33%) Support Engineer
3 17 (14.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
5 14 (11.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (10.00%) Consultant
7 11 (9.17%) Operations Engineer
7 11 (9.17%) Server Engineer
7 11 (9.17%) VMware Engineer
8 10 (8.33%) Project Engineer
8 10 (8.33%) Technical Support
9 9 (7.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 9 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
11 7 (5.83%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
12 6 (5.00%) Citrix Specialist
12 6 (5.00%) Desktop Support
12 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
13 5 (4.17%) DBA
13 5 (4.17%) EMC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) Web Services
2 2 (1.67%) .NET
2 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.17%) Data Centre
2 19 (15.83%) Blackberry
3 11 (9.17%) Replication
4 10 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 10 (8.33%) HP StoreVirtual
4 10 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (6.67%) Handset
6 4 (3.33%) Clustering
7 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.67%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Fintech
8 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 74 (61.67%) Windows
2 48 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (30.83%) Windows Server
4 29 (24.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (13.33%) Linux
7 12 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 7 (5.83%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.83%) SUSE
9 1 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (40.83%) ITIL
2 25 (20.83%) Validation
3 16 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 16 (13.33%) Service Management
3 16 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
4 13 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (7.50%) Data Security
5 9 (7.50%) Patch Management
6 7 (5.83%) Migration
6 7 (5.83%) Project Management
7 6 (5.00%) Operations Management
8 4 (3.33%) Presales
9 3 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.50%) Line Management
9 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.50%) Scrum
10 2 (1.67%) E-Discovery
10 2 (1.67%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.17%) SQL
2 14 (11.67%) PowerShell
3 12 (10.00%) VBA
4 10 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.67%) C#
6 2 (1.67%) C++
6 2 (1.67%) VB
7 1 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.83%) Python
7 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (55.00%) MCSE
2 34 (28.33%) MCSA
3 30 (25.00%) MCP
4 29 (24.17%) MCDST
4 29 (24.17%) SC Cleared
4 29 (24.17%) Security Cleared
5 27 (22.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (15.83%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (10.83%) MCITP
8 11 (9.17%) CCNA
9 7 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.50%) Degree
11 2 (1.67%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.67%) ISEB
12 1 (0.83%) CCA
12 1 (0.83%) CCNP
12 1 (0.83%) CISSP
12 1 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.33%) SLA
2 4 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 42 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (24.17%) Hyper-V
4 20 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (14.17%) vSphere
6 16 (13.33%) XenApp
7 11 (9.17%) Terminal Services
8 10 (8.33%) Xen
9 6 (5.00%) VMware Server
10 4 (3.33%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (3.33%) SCOM
3 2 (1.67%) DameWare
4 1 (0.83%) Nessus
4 1 (0.83%) QRadar
4 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 69 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 62 (51.67%) VMware
3 34 (28.33%) Cisco
4 29 (24.17%) Citrix
5 18 (15.00%) HP
6 11 (9.17%) SonicWALL
7 10 (8.33%) Apple
7 10 (8.33%) Dell
7 10 (8.33%) Fujitsu
8 9 (7.50%) 3PAR
8 9 (7.50%) EMC
8 9 (7.50%) NetApp
9 7 (5.83%) Becrypt
10 3 (2.50%) Avaya
10 3 (2.50%) Mitel
10 3 (2.50%) RedGate
10 3 (2.50%) Symantec
11 2 (1.67%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.67%) Nortel
12 1 (0.83%) IBM
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