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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 75 104 89
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 63 35 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.09% 1.69% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.86% 6.58% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 49
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,900 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
531 532 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.00% 25.64% 30.50%
Number of salaries quoted 422 423 515
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Watford +13 16 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Stevenage -6 9 £31,750 +32.29%
Hemel Hempstead +18 8 £35,250 +38.23% 3
St Albans -5 2 £53,750 +13.15% 1
Welwyn Garden City -5 1 £36,500 +10.60%
Letchworth -7 1 - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 100 (84.75%) Microsoft
2 68 (57.63%) Windows
3 53 (44.92%) Active Directory
4 47 (39.83%) MCSE
4 47 (39.83%) MS Excel
5 45 (38.14%) VMware
6 43 (36.44%) SQL Server
7 42 (35.59%) Windows Server
8 35 (29.66%) ITIL
9 34 (28.81%) CCNA
9 34 (28.81%) Cisco Certification
10 33 (27.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (26.27%) SQL
12 28 (23.73%) MS Office
12 28 (23.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 27 (22.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (22.03%) Citrix
15 25 (21.19%) MCP
16 24 (20.34%) SLA
16 24 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (18.64%) Relational Database
18 21 (17.80%) SQL Server 2008
19 20 (16.95%) MCITP
19 20 (16.95%) RDBMS
20 18 (15.25%) Office 365
21 17 (14.41%) Cisco
21 17 (14.41%) Citrix Certification
22 16 (13.56%) MCSA
22 16 (13.56%) .NET
22 16 (13.56%) C#

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 14 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.17%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.24%) IIS
4 5 (4.24%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (3.39%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.69%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.85%) CMS
7 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 47 (39.83%) MS Excel
2 28 (23.73%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.85%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.25%) Office 365
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) DNS
2 11 (9.32%) DHCP
3 10 (8.47%) NetScaler
4 8 (6.78%) iSCSI
4 8 (6.78%) SAN
5 7 (5.93%) Firewall
5 7 (5.93%) LAN
6 6 (5.08%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.24%) Internet
8 4 (3.39%) VPN
9 3 (2.54%) WAN
10 2 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.69%) Skype
10 2 (1.69%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.69%) VoIP
11 1 (0.85%) MPLS
11 1 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.85%) VLAN
11 1 (0.85%) Wireless
11 1 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (36.44%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.64%) Relational Database
3 21 (17.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (16.95%) RDBMS
5 14 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (10.17%) DTS
7 11 (9.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (6.78%) MySQL
9 6 (5.08%) OLAP
9 6 (5.08%) OLTP
9 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (3.39%) GIS
11 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.85%) Electronic Patient Records
12 1 (0.85%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.85%) Power BI
12 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.54%) MSTest
2 3 (2.54%) NUnit
3 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.85%) MSI
3 1 (0.85%) Protractor
3 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (13.56%) Legal
2 6 (5.08%) Finance
3 2 (1.69%) Front Office
3 2 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (22.03%) Analyst
2 21 (17.80%) VMware Engineer
3 20 (16.95%) Consultant
4 18 (15.25%) Developer
5 17 (14.41%) Support Analyst
6 16 (13.56%) Support Engineer
6 16 (13.56%) Technical Consultant
6 16 (13.56%) Technical Engineer
7 15 (12.71%) Citrix Consultant
7 15 (12.71%) Citrix Engineer
7 15 (12.71%) Citrix Technical Consultant
8 14 (11.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 14 (11.86%) Server Consultant
9 12 (10.17%) Network Engineer
9 12 (10.17%) Server Engineer
9 12 (10.17%) SSIS Developer
9 12 (10.17%) T-SQL Developer
10 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Engineer
11 10 (8.47%) IT Support
12 9 (7.63%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.56%) .NET
2 8 (6.78%) LAMP
3 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (3.39%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (3.39%) XMPP
5 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.85%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.85%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.54%) NHS
5 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.69%) Handset
5 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.69%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) EPoS
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) PKI
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (57.63%) Windows
2 42 (35.59%) Windows Server
3 33 (27.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (22.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.17%) Linux
5 12 (10.17%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.08%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.69%) Android
8 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.66%) ITIL
2 15 (12.71%) Change Management
3 14 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (11.02%) Migration
4 13 (11.02%) Service Management
5 12 (10.17%) Problem Management
6 11 (9.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (8.47%) Incident Management
8 9 (7.63%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.78%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.08%) MVC
10 6 (5.08%) Server Building
11 5 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.24%) Project Management
11 5 (4.24%) Scrum
11 5 (4.24%) TDD
11 5 (4.24%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.39%) Identity Management
12 4 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.39%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.27%) SQL
2 16 (13.56%) C#
2 16 (13.56%) PowerShell
3 15 (12.71%) T-SQL
4 11 (9.32%) VBScript
5 8 (6.78%) Perl
5 8 (6.78%) PHP
6 5 (4.24%) VB
7 3 (2.54%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.69%) C
8 2 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (39.83%) MCSE
2 34 (28.81%) CCNA
2 34 (28.81%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (23.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 25 (21.19%) MCP
5 20 (16.95%) MCITP
6 17 (14.41%) Citrix Certification
7 16 (13.56%) MCSA
8 15 (12.71%) CCA
9 14 (11.86%) MCTS
10 9 (7.63%) SC Cleared
10 9 (7.63%) Security Cleared
11 8 (6.78%) A+ Certification
11 8 (6.78%) CCAA
11 8 (6.78%) Degree
12 4 (3.39%) MCSM
12 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 3 (2.54%) CCNP
13 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (2.54%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.34%) SLA
2 8 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (44.92%) Active Directory
2 24 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.32%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.47%) vSphere
5 8 (6.78%) vCloud
5 8 (6.78%) XenApp
5 8 (6.78%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (11.02%) SCCM
2 8 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.78%) Puppet
2 8 (6.78%) SCOM
3 4 (3.39%) AirWatch
3 4 (3.39%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.85%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 100 (84.75%) Microsoft
2 45 (38.14%) VMware
3 26 (22.03%) Citrix
4 17 (14.41%) Cisco
5 14 (11.86%) Computacenter
6 10 (8.47%) HP
7 8 (6.78%) Oracle
8 6 (5.08%) Veeam
9 5 (4.24%) BMC
9 5 (4.24%) IBM
10 4 (3.39%) Apple
10 4 (3.39%) Google
10 4 (3.39%) Remedy
11 2 (1.69%) 3Com
11 2 (1.69%) Adobe
11 2 (1.69%) Becrypt
11 2 (1.69%) Draytek
11 2 (1.69%) NETGEAR
11 2 (1.69%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.69%) ZyXEL
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