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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 74 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 83 75 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.44% 3.22% 3.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.30% 9.55% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 79 69 72
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
806 785 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.36% 33.71% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 699 649 449
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Hemel Hempstead +27 27 £30,000 -53.84% 1
Watford -34 11 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Borehamwood - 6 £32,500 - 1
Stevenage - 5 £31,000 - 2
St Albans - 4 £50,000 -
Letchworth -1 2 £32,500 -8.45% 1
Broxbourne - 2 £27,500 -
Ware - 1 £21,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 125 (77.64%) Windows
2 114 (70.81%) Microsoft
3 105 (65.22%) Active Directory
4 82 (50.93%) VMware
5 75 (46.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (42.86%) MCSE
7 67 (41.61%) MS Excel
8 60 (37.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 59 (36.65%) MCSA
10 57 (35.40%) SQL Server
11 54 (33.54%) MCITP
12 44 (27.33%) Windows 7
13 41 (25.47%) MS Exchange
13 41 (25.47%) Cisco Certification
14 40 (24.84%) CCNA
14 40 (24.84%) SQL
15 39 (24.22%) Citrix
16 36 (22.36%) TCP/IP
17 35 (21.74%) Cisco
18 34 (21.12%) MCP
19 33 (20.50%) DNS
20 32 (19.88%) DHCP
21 31 (19.25%) ITIL
22 28 (17.39%) PowerShell
22 28 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
23 27 (16.77%) Office 365
23 27 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
24 26 (16.15%) Windows Server 2003
25 25 (15.53%) SCCM
25 25 (15.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 41 (25.47%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 19 (11.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (8.70%) Lync
5 10 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (4.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (4.35%) CMS
8 6 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.73%) EPiServer CMS
9 5 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 67 (41.61%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.62%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.77%) Office 365
2 15 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 36 (22.36%) TCP/IP
2 33 (20.50%) DNS
3 32 (19.88%) DHCP
4 21 (13.04%) Firewall
5 20 (12.42%) SAN
5 20 (12.42%) LAN
5 20 (12.42%) WAN
6 10 (6.21%) NAS
6 10 (6.21%) Skype
6 10 (6.21%) VoIP
7 8 (4.97%) iSCSI
8 7 (4.35%) VPN
9 6 (3.73%) SSL
9 6 (3.73%) VLAN
10 5 (3.11%) Internet
11 4 (2.48%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.24%) SSH
12 2 (1.24%) Extranet
12 2 (1.24%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.24%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (35.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (9.32%) Finance
2 6 (3.73%) Legal
2 6 (3.73%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.24%) Electronics
4 2 (1.24%) Advertising
4 2 (1.24%) Retail
4 2 (1.24%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (15.53%) Analyst
2 24 (14.91%) Developer
3 18 (11.18%) IT Support
4 17 (10.56%) Server Engineer
4 17 (10.56%) Support Analyst
5 15 (9.32%) Administrator
6 14 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.45%) Help Desk Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (6.83%) Consultant
8 11 (6.83%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.21%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (6.21%) Project Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Consultant
10 9 (5.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) IT Support Analyst
11 8 (4.97%) Technical Support
12 7 (4.35%) Server Support
12 7 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.91%) .NET
2 21 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 10 (6.21%) CSS
3 10 (6.21%) HTML
4 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (3.73%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.48%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.24%) Web Services
7 2 (1.24%) jQuery
8 1 (0.62%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.45%) Replication
2 8 (4.97%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.97%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.97%) User Experience
3 6 (3.73%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (3.73%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.73%) HP StoreVirtual
4 5 (3.11%) Clustering
4 5 (3.11%) Statistics
5 4 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.24%) DTV
6 2 (1.24%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.62%) iPhone
7 1 (0.62%) iPad
7 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 125 (77.64%) Windows
2 75 (46.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (37.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (27.33%) Windows 7
5 26 (16.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (10.56%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.11%) Android
8 3 (1.86%) Linux
9 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.62%) VMS
10 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.25%) ITIL
2 25 (15.53%) Mentoring
3 21 (13.04%) Project Management
4 20 (12.42%) MVC
5 17 (10.56%) Migration
6 13 (8.07%) Scrum
6 13 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.07%) TDD
7 11 (6.83%) Change Management
7 11 (6.83%) PRINCE2
8 9 (5.59%) Unit Testing
9 7 (4.35%) OWASP
9 7 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.35%) ATDD
10 6 (3.73%) Data Mapping
11 5 (3.11%) Line Management
11 5 (3.11%) Business Continuity
11 5 (3.11%) Load Balancing
12 4 (2.48%) Workflow
12 4 (2.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 40 (24.84%) SQL
2 28 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 23 (14.29%) C#
4 13 (8.07%) VBA
5 10 (6.21%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.73%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.11%) VBScript
8 2 (1.24%) R
8 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.62%) PHP
9 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (42.86%) MCSE
2 59 (36.65%) MCSA
3 54 (33.54%) MCITP
4 41 (25.47%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (24.84%) CCNA
6 34 (21.12%) MCP
7 25 (15.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (11.80%) MCTS
9 15 (9.32%) Degree
10 11 (6.83%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (5.59%) ISEB
12 7 (4.35%) CCA
13 5 (3.11%) MCSD
13 5 (3.11%) CCIA
13 5 (3.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (2.48%) CCEE
14 4 (2.48%) CCAA
15 2 (1.24%) A+ Certification
15 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.62%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.04%) SLA
2 4 (2.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (2.48%) GMP
System Software
1 105 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 28 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
3 27 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (11.18%) Hyper-V
4 18 (11.18%) XenApp
5 14 (8.70%) VMware ESX
6 8 (4.97%) vSphere
7 6 (3.73%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.11%) Xen
9 4 (2.48%) Firmware
9 4 (2.48%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (15.53%) SCCM
2 15 (9.32%) SCOM
3 1 (0.62%) DameWare
3 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (70.81%) Microsoft
2 82 (50.93%) VMware
3 39 (24.22%) Citrix
4 35 (21.74%) Cisco
5 22 (13.66%) HP
6 13 (8.07%) Dell
7 12 (7.45%) Fujitsu
8 10 (6.21%) SonicWALL
8 10 (6.21%) Apple
9 6 (3.73%) EPiServer
10 3 (1.86%) NetApp
11 2 (1.24%) Veritas
11 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.24%) SAP
12 1 (0.62%) Oracle
12 1 (0.62%) IBM
12 1 (0.62%) EMC
12 1 (0.62%) Nortel
12 1 (0.62%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.62%) Avaya
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £26,000 to £28,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum To £35k - £55k + Bens (Depending On
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + home working
Posted: 12 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago