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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 61 92 87
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 81 56 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.01% 2.46% 2.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.01% 8.79% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 76 37 57
Median salary £41,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
506 637 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.07% 28.04% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 402 472 485
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +11 22 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead +23 19 £38,250 +34.21% 1
Stevenage -5 6 £28,875 -23.00%
St Albans -3 3 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Cheshunt - 3 £20,000 -
Kings Langley - 2 £41,500 -
Welwyn Garden City -1 1 £36,500 -10.42%
Letchworth -11 1 - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - - 1
Welwyn - 1 £36,500 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 109 (86.51%) Microsoft
2 79 (62.70%) Windows
3 62 (49.21%) MS Excel
3 62 (49.21%) Active Directory
4 57 (45.24%) MCSE
5 55 (43.65%) Windows Server
6 53 (42.06%) SQL Server
6 53 (42.06%) VMware
7 39 (30.95%) MCP
8 38 (30.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 37 (29.37%) ITIL
9 37 (29.37%) CCNA
9 37 (29.37%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (25.40%) SQL
13 26 (20.63%) Change Management
13 26 (20.63%) MCSA
13 26 (20.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 26 (20.63%) Office 365
13 26 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (19.84%) PowerShell
14 25 (19.84%) Windows 7
14 25 (19.84%) MS Office
14 25 (19.84%) DNS
15 24 (19.05%) DHCP
16 23 (18.25%) SLA
16 23 (18.25%) Citrix
16 23 (18.25%) MCITP
17 22 (17.46%) Cisco

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 18 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.56%) IIS
4 5 (3.97%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (3.17%) IBM Domino
6 3 (2.38%) CMS
7 2 (1.59%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.59%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 62 (49.21%) MS Excel
2 25 (19.84%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.79%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.63%) Office 365
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.59%) IaaS
4 2 (1.59%) SaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.84%) DNS
2 24 (19.05%) DHCP
3 14 (11.11%) Firewall
4 13 (10.32%) LAN
5 8 (6.35%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.56%) Internet
6 7 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 7 (5.56%) SAN
6 7 (5.56%) WAN
7 6 (4.76%) NetScaler
8 5 (3.97%) VoIP
9 4 (3.17%) VPN
10 2 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.59%) MPLS
10 2 (1.59%) Skype
10 2 (1.59%) VLAN
11 1 (0.79%) Intranet
11 1 (0.79%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (42.06%) SQL Server
2 26 (20.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 19 (15.08%) RDBMS
5 14 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (9.52%) DTS
6 12 (9.52%) MySQL
7 11 (8.73%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (3.97%) OLAP
8 5 (3.97%) OLTP
8 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (3.17%) GIS
9 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.79%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.79%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) MSI
2 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.79%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.79%) Protractor
3 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (14.29%) Legal
2 8 (6.35%) Finance
3 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.59%) Front Office
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (25.40%) Analyst
2 26 (20.63%) VMware Engineer
3 23 (18.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 23 (18.25%) Support Analyst
4 21 (16.67%) Server Engineer
5 20 (15.87%) Consultant
6 18 (14.29%) Support Engineer
7 17 (13.49%) Server Consultant
8 16 (12.70%) Developer
9 15 (11.90%) IT Support
9 15 (11.90%) Technical Consultant
9 15 (11.90%) Technical Engineer
10 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Engineer
11 12 (9.52%) IT Analyst
11 12 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
11 12 (9.52%) SSIS Developer
11 12 (9.52%) T-SQL Developer
12 11 (8.73%) Citrix Consultant
12 11 (8.73%) Citrix Engineer
12 11 (8.73%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.90%) .NET
2 12 (9.52%) LAMP
3 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (3.17%) XMPP
4 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.59%) LINQ
5 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.79%) CSS
5 1 (0.79%) CSS3
5 1 (0.79%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.79%) HTML
5 1 (0.79%) HTML5
5 1 (0.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.97%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.97%) Replication
4 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.38%) NHS
6 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.59%) EPoS
6 2 (1.59%) Handset
6 2 (1.59%) iPad
7 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) PKI
7 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 79 (62.70%) Windows
2 55 (43.65%) Windows Server
3 33 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (19.84%) Windows 7
6 16 (12.70%) Linux
7 10 (7.94%) Windows 10
8 8 (6.35%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.59%) Android
9 2 (1.59%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.37%) ITIL
2 26 (20.63%) Change Management
3 19 (15.08%) Problem Management
4 18 (14.29%) Migration
5 17 (13.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (11.90%) Incident Management
7 14 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 12 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.35%) Service Management
10 7 (5.56%) Project Management
11 6 (4.76%) Network Management
12 5 (3.97%) Application Packaging
12 5 (3.97%) Customer Requirements
12 5 (3.97%) ITIL V3
12 5 (3.97%) Presales
12 5 (3.97%) Server Building
13 4 (3.17%) Identity Management
13 4 (3.17%) MVC
13 4 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.40%) SQL
2 25 (19.84%) PowerShell
3 20 (15.87%) VBScript
4 15 (11.90%) T-SQL
5 14 (11.11%) C#
6 12 (9.52%) Perl
6 12 (9.52%) PHP
7 5 (3.97%) VB
8 2 (1.59%) C
8 2 (1.59%) VBA
9 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 57 (45.24%) MCSE
2 39 (30.95%) MCP
3 38 (30.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 37 (29.37%) CCNA
4 37 (29.37%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (20.63%) MCSA
6 23 (18.25%) MCITP
7 18 (14.29%) MCTS
8 16 (12.70%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (10.32%) SC Cleared
9 13 (10.32%) Security Cleared
10 11 (8.73%) CCA
11 9 (7.14%) A+ Certification
12 8 (6.35%) Degree
13 7 (5.56%) CCAA
14 4 (3.17%) MCSM
14 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 3 (2.38%) CCNP
15 3 (2.38%) MCDST
16 2 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.25%) SLA
2 12 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 62 (49.21%) Active Directory
2 34 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.32%) vCloud
4 12 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 12 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (9.52%) vSphere
5 4 (3.17%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (15.87%) SCCM
2 13 (10.32%) SCOM
3 12 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (9.52%) Puppet
4 4 (3.17%) AirWatch
4 4 (3.17%) XenMobile
5 3 (2.38%) BladeLogic
5 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.38%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 109 (86.51%) Microsoft
2 53 (42.06%) VMware
3 23 (18.25%) Citrix
4 22 (17.46%) Cisco
5 14 (11.11%) Computacenter
6 12 (9.52%) Oracle
7 11 (8.73%) HP
8 10 (7.94%) IBM
9 9 (7.14%) Veeam
10 7 (5.56%) BMC
11 6 (4.76%) Google
12 5 (3.97%) Apple
12 5 (3.97%) SonicWALL
13 4 (3.17%) Remedy
14 2 (1.59%) Adobe
14 2 (1.59%) Becrypt
14 2 (1.59%) CA
14 2 (1.59%) Sitecore
14 2 (1.59%) Sophos
15 1 (0.79%) Snow
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum To £60k + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 65k + 3% Pension and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TK Maxx
Salary: Competitive + bonuses
Posted: 12 days ago
Bishop's Stortford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Clancy Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago