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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 69 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 70 86 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.45% 3.55% 3.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.64% 11.18% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 58 69 81
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £53,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
658 769 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.40% 31.74% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 531 633 692
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +13 23 £37,500 +20.96%
Watford +24 13 £38,500 +2.66% 2
Broxbourne -5 5 £57,500 +130.00%
Hemel Hempstead -5 5 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Cheshunt - 5 £55,000 -
Hoddesdon 0 4 £28,000 -17.03%
St Albans +15 3 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +1 2 £60,000 +29.72% 1
Borehamwood +13 1 - -
Hitchin - 1 - -
Kings Langley - 1 £42,500 -
Potters Bar - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 75 (57.69%) Windows
2 71 (54.62%) Microsoft
3 65 (50.00%) MCSE
4 55 (42.31%) ITIL
4 55 (42.31%) VMware
5 46 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 38 (29.23%) Active Directory
8 34 (26.15%) SC Cleared
8 34 (26.15%) Security Cleared
9 33 (25.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (25.38%) MCDST
9 33 (25.38%) Cisco
10 32 (24.62%) Citrix
10 32 (24.62%) Data Centre
11 31 (23.85%) MCP
12 30 (23.08%) MS Office
12 30 (23.08%) MS Exchange
12 30 (23.08%) Validation
13 29 (22.31%) MS Excel
14 28 (21.54%) SQL Server
14 28 (21.54%) SAN
14 28 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
15 27 (20.77%) MCSA
15 27 (20.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 26 (20.00%) Hyper-V
16 26 (20.00%) SQL
17 24 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
18 21 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
18 21 (16.15%) Windows Server 2012

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 30 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (13.85%) SharePoint
4 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.15%) Skype for Business
6 6 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.31%) IIS
9 1 (0.77%) CMS
9 1 (0.77%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 30 (23.08%) MS Office
2 29 (22.31%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.85%) Office 365
2 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.54%) SAN
2 19 (14.62%) DHCP
2 19 (14.62%) DNS
3 17 (13.08%) Firewall
4 16 (12.31%) LAN
4 16 (12.31%) WAN
5 13 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (8.46%) iSCSI
7 8 (6.15%) NAS
8 7 (5.38%) VoIP
8 7 (5.38%) VPN
9 6 (4.62%) SSL
9 6 (4.62%) VLAN
10 5 (3.85%) Internet
10 5 (3.85%) Wireshark
11 4 (3.08%) LDAP
11 4 (3.08%) Skype
12 3 (2.31%) NetScaler
12 3 (2.31%) Unified Communications
13 2 (1.54%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.54%) DTS
7 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (14.62%) Finance
2 16 (12.31%) Front Office
2 16 (12.31%) Retail
3 4 (3.08%) Advertising
3 4 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.54%) Billing
4 2 (1.54%) Legal
4 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (21.54%) 3rd Line Support
2 27 (20.77%) Support Engineer
3 24 (18.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 23 (17.69%) Technical Engineer
5 19 (14.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (11.54%) Consultant
6 15 (11.54%) Technical Support
7 14 (10.77%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 13 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
9 12 (9.23%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
9 12 (9.23%) Technical Consultant
10 10 (7.69%) Analyst
11 7 (5.38%) Desktop Support
11 7 (5.38%) Server Engineer
11 7 (5.38%) VMware Engineer
12 6 (4.62%) Citrix Specialist
12 6 (4.62%) Project Engineer
13 5 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
13 5 (3.85%) Security Analyst
13 5 (3.85%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.92%) Web Services
2 5 (3.85%) .NET
3 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.77%) CSS
4 1 (0.77%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.62%) Data Centre
2 20 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 13 (10.00%) Handset
4 10 (7.69%) Replication
5 6 (4.62%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.62%) HP StoreVirtual
5 6 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (3.85%) Clustering
7 4 (3.08%) User Experience
8 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.54%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.54%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.77%) Fintech
10 1 (0.77%) iPad
10 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 75 (57.69%) Windows
2 46 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 28 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (16.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 16 (12.31%) Linux
8 12 (9.23%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.85%) Unix
10 1 (0.77%) SUSE
10 1 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.31%) ITIL
2 30 (23.08%) Validation
3 16 (12.31%) Incident Management
3 16 (12.31%) Service Management
3 16 (12.31%) Technical Analysis
4 10 (7.69%) Migration
5 9 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (6.92%) ITIL V3
6 7 (5.38%) PRINCE2
6 7 (5.38%) Project Management
7 6 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.62%) Operations Management
8 5 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (3.85%) Data Security
8 5 (3.85%) Information Security
8 5 (3.85%) Patch Management
8 5 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 5 (3.85%) Security Operations
8 5 (3.85%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.00%) SQL
2 12 (9.23%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.15%) VBA
4 6 (4.62%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.85%) C
5 5 (3.85%) Python
5 5 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.08%) VBScript
7 3 (2.31%) C#
8 2 (1.54%) C++
8 2 (1.54%) VB
9 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 65 (50.00%) MCSE
2 34 (26.15%) SC Cleared
2 34 (26.15%) Security Cleared
3 33 (25.38%) MCDST
4 31 (23.85%) MCP
5 27 (20.77%) MCSA
5 27 (20.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (13.08%) CCNA
8 13 (10.00%) MCITP
9 8 (6.15%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (5.38%) CCAA
11 5 (3.85%) CCNP
11 5 (3.85%) CEH
11 5 (3.85%) CISM
11 5 (3.85%) CISSP
11 5 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (3.85%) SANS
11 5 (3.85%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.23%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (29.23%) Active Directory
2 33 (25.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 17 (13.08%) XenApp
5 15 (11.54%) vSphere
6 12 (9.23%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (5.38%) Terminal Services
7 7 (5.38%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.62%) VMware Server
8 6 (4.62%) Xen
9 4 (3.08%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (15.38%) SCCM
2 5 (3.85%) Nessus
2 5 (3.85%) QRadar
2 5 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (3.08%) SCOM
4 1 (0.77%) DameWare
Vendors
1 71 (54.62%) Microsoft
2 55 (42.31%) VMware
3 33 (25.38%) Cisco
4 32 (24.62%) Citrix
5 20 (15.38%) HP
6 12 (9.23%) Becrypt
7 10 (7.69%) SonicWALL
8 7 (5.38%) Symantec
9 6 (4.62%) Apple
9 6 (4.62%) Dell
9 6 (4.62%) Fujitsu
10 5 (3.85%) 3PAR
10 5 (3.85%) ArcSight
10 5 (3.85%) EMC
10 5 (3.85%) IBM
10 5 (3.85%) NetApp
10 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.85%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.85%) Splunk
11 3 (2.31%) RedGate
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Firway Consulting
Salary: To £55k + Bens depending on Exp.
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Corvus
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Training + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Training + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago