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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 88 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 63 85 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.66% 4.54% 4.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.41% 13.58% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 51 76 117
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,750 £65,000
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
749 626 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.68% 33.46% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 614 475 702
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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
Watford -29 12 £45,000 -5.26%
Hemel Hempstead -18 9 £22,500 -25.00%
Stevenage -1 4 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Welwyn Garden City -10 3 £31,000 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £30,000 -
Hoddesdon - 3 £22,000 -
Potters Bar -4 2 £37,500 - 1
Borehamwood -3 1 £30,000 -20.00% 1
St Albans -31 1 £31,500 -10.00%
Baldock - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 129 (88.36%) Windows
2 109 (74.66%) Microsoft
3 83 (56.85%) MCSE
4 80 (54.79%) Active Directory
5 68 (46.58%) MCITP
6 64 (43.84%) VMware
7 55 (37.67%) MS Excel
8 49 (33.56%) SQL
9 48 (32.88%) MS Exchange
10 47 (32.19%) MCTS
11 44 (30.14%) Cisco
12 43 (29.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 40 (27.40%) Cisco Certification
14 39 (26.71%) SQL Server
15 36 (24.66%) CCNA
16 35 (23.97%) MCSA
16 35 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
17 34 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2010
18 31 (21.23%) ITIL
19 27 (18.49%) Hyper-V
20 26 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2007
20 26 (17.81%) MCP
20 26 (17.81%) SAN
20 26 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2013
21 25 (17.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 24 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
22 24 (16.44%) .NET
22 24 (16.44%) SharePoint
23 23 (15.75%) Project Management
24 22 (15.07%) Windows 7

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 48 (32.88%) MS Exchange
2 34 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 26 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (16.44%) SharePoint
5 21 (14.38%) Lync
6 15 (10.27%) IIS
7 11 (7.53%) OpenEdge
8 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.74%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.74%) JBoss
10 4 (2.74%) WebLogic
11 3 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 55 (37.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.27%) MS Office
3 6 (4.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.74%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.90%) Office 365
3 3 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.81%) SAN
2 16 (10.96%) TCP/IP
3 14 (9.59%) Firewall
4 8 (5.48%) Wireless
4 8 (5.48%) DNS
5 7 (4.79%) VoIP
5 7 (4.79%) WAN
5 7 (4.79%) iSCSI
6 6 (4.11%) VPN
7 5 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.74%) Internet
8 4 (2.74%) DHCP
8 4 (2.74%) PBX
9 3 (2.05%) LAN
9 3 (2.05%) HTTPS
9 3 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.05%) Intranet
9 3 (2.05%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.11%) RavenDB
4 6 (4.11%) Neo4j
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.74%) DTS
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (2.74%) DB2
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.16%) NUnit
3 6 (4.11%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.11%) MSTest
3 6 (4.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.74%) Hudson
4 4 (2.74%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.68%) Maven
5 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.68%) Ant
General
1 7 (4.79%) Finance
2 3 (2.05%) Legal
2 3 (2.05%) Advertising
3 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (22.60%) Support Engineer
2 25 (17.12%) Developer
3 16 (10.96%) Consultant
4 13 (8.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (8.22%) DBA
5 12 (8.22%) SQL DBA
6 11 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.85%) .NET Developer
7 10 (6.85%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.85%) SharePoint Developer
8 9 (6.16%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (5.48%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (5.48%) Network Engineer
9 8 (5.48%) Analyst
10 7 (4.79%) Desktop Support
10 7 (4.79%) Project Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (4.79%) Project Consultant
10 7 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.44%) .NET
2 15 (10.27%) HTML
3 14 (9.59%) CSS
4 10 (6.85%) Web Services
5 9 (6.16%) ASP.NET
6 6 (4.11%) X-Windows
6 6 (4.11%) Silverlight
6 6 (4.11%) RESTful
6 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (4.11%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (3.42%) XSLT
7 5 (3.42%) XML
8 4 (2.74%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.05%) WCF
9 3 (2.05%) Ajax
9 3 (2.05%) XMPP
10 1 (0.68%) WinForms
10 1 (0.68%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.42%) EqualLogic
3 4 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.05%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.37%) CCTV
5 2 (1.37%) Replication
5 2 (1.37%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 129 (88.36%) Windows
2 43 (29.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (15.07%) Windows 7
5 19 (13.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (8.22%) Windows 8
7 8 (5.48%) Linux
7 8 (5.48%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.11%) CentOS
9 5 (3.42%) UNIX
10 4 (2.74%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.23%) ITIL
2 23 (15.75%) Project Management
3 11 (7.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (6.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.85%) TDD
5 8 (5.48%) PRINCE2
5 8 (5.48%) CRM
5 8 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (5.48%) Mentoring
6 7 (4.79%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (4.79%) Change Control
6 7 (4.79%) Migration
6 7 (4.79%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.79%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (4.11%) Unit Testing
7 6 (4.11%) MVC
7 6 (4.11%) Software Engineering
7 6 (4.11%) OOP
7 6 (4.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.56%) SQL
2 15 (10.27%) C#
3 12 (8.22%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.11%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.74%) Java
7 3 (2.05%) VBScript
8 1 (0.68%) XPath
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 83 (56.85%) MCSE
2 68 (46.58%) MCITP
3 47 (32.19%) MCTS
4 40 (27.40%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (24.66%) CCNA
6 35 (23.97%) MCSA
7 26 (17.81%) MCP
8 25 (17.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (14.38%) CCNP
10 17 (11.64%) Degree
11 10 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (4.79%) MCDST
13 6 (4.11%) MCSD
13 6 (4.11%) CCIE
13 6 (4.11%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (3.42%) CCA
14 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
14 5 (3.42%) Security Cleared
14 5 (3.42%) VCAP
14 5 (3.42%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.79%) SLA
2 3 (2.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 80 (54.79%) Active Directory
2 35 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (18.49%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.53%) vSphere
5 8 (5.48%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.42%) XenApp
6 5 (3.42%) XenServer
6 5 (3.42%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.05%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (8.22%) SCCM
2 6 (4.11%) Backup Exec
2 6 (4.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 5 (3.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.74%) SCOM
5 3 (2.05%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.37%) MIIS
6 2 (1.37%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.37%) Cacti
6 2 (1.37%) Windows Intune
6 2 (1.37%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.37%) SCSM
6 2 (1.37%) Opsview
Vendors
1 109 (74.66%) Microsoft
2 64 (43.84%) VMware
3 44 (30.14%) Cisco
4 17 (11.64%) Citrix
5 14 (9.59%) IBM
6 11 (7.53%) HP
6 11 (7.53%) Dell
7 7 (4.79%) Symantec
7 7 (4.79%) Veeam
8 6 (4.11%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.42%) NetApp
10 4 (2.74%) Remedy
10 4 (2.74%) Temenos
10 4 (2.74%) Oracle
11 3 (2.05%) Meraki
11 3 (2.05%) PlateSpin
11 3 (2.05%) EMC
11 3 (2.05%) Avaya
12 2 (1.37%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.68%) Barracuda Networks
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