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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 71 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 85 78 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.64% 3.11% 3.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.92% 9.58% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 72 72 88
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.66%
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
713 814 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.52% 32.40% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 549 642 603
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 5 May 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 5 May 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
(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
Hemel Hempstead -20 20 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Watford -7 12 £50,000 -
Stevenage +27 7 £42,500 +88.88%
St Albans -16 5 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £33,750 -
Borehamwood -1 1 £32,500 +38.29%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £36,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 119 (89.47%) Windows
2 94 (70.68%) Microsoft
3 92 (69.17%) Active Directory
4 87 (65.41%) MCSE
5 68 (51.13%) VMware
6 65 (48.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 58 (43.61%) MCSA
9 56 (42.11%) MS Excel
10 47 (35.34%) MCITP
11 46 (34.59%) SharePoint
12 41 (30.83%) SQL Server
13 40 (30.08%) MCP
14 36 (27.07%) MS Exchange
15 33 (24.81%) Cisco
15 33 (24.81%) SCCM
16 30 (22.56%) PowerShell
16 30 (22.56%) ITIL
17 28 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
17 28 (21.05%) Windows 7
18 26 (19.55%) Citrix
19 24 (18.05%) SQL
20 23 (17.29%) SLA
21 22 (16.54%) CCNA
22 21 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 20 (15.04%) MCTS
23 20 (15.04%) Windows Server 2003
24 19 (14.29%) Windows XP
24 19 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
24 19 (14.29%) SCOM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 46 (34.59%) SharePoint
2 36 (27.07%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.77%) Lync
5 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.26%) CMS
7 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.50%) IIS
7 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.29%) Office 365
2 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.53%) LAN
1 14 (10.53%) WAN
1 14 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.77%) SAN
3 12 (9.02%) DNS
3 12 (9.02%) Firewall
4 11 (8.27%) DHCP
5 10 (7.52%) VoIP
6 6 (4.51%) VPN
7 5 (3.76%) iSCSI
7 5 (3.76%) Internet
8 4 (3.01%) PBX
8 4 (3.01%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.26%) Wireless
10 2 (1.50%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.50%) Skype
11 1 (0.75%) LDAP
11 1 (0.75%) VLAN
11 1 (0.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (30.83%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (12.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.01%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.75%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.75%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.75%) MSTest
2 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.75%) NUnit
2 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (6.77%) Finance
2 6 (4.51%) Legal
3 4 (3.01%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.50%) Electronics
5 2 (1.50%) Advertising
5 2 (1.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (26.32%) Analyst
2 25 (18.80%) Support Analyst
3 17 (12.78%) Support Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) IT Support
5 13 (9.77%) Developer
6 11 (8.27%) Technical Analyst
7 10 (7.52%) Server Support
7 10 (7.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Server Support Analyst
8 9 (6.77%) Server Analyst
9 8 (6.02%) IT Support Analyst
9 8 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (5.26%) Technical Support
11 6 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.51%) Administrator
11 6 (4.51%) .NET Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (4.51%) Server Specialist
11 6 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.28%) .NET
2 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.26%) HTML
4 4 (3.01%) XML
4 4 (3.01%) XSL
4 4 (3.01%) XSLT
4 4 (3.01%) WinForms
4 4 (3.01%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.01%) HTML5
4 4 (3.01%) Entity Framework
5 3 (2.26%) Web Services
6 2 (1.50%) jQuery
6 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.75%) RESTful
7 1 (0.75%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.75%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.75%) CSS
7 1 (0.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) Statistics
2 4 (3.01%) Data Integration
2 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.26%) User Experience
3 3 (2.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.26%) Replication
4 2 (1.50%) Clustering
4 2 (1.50%) DTV
4 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) Handset
5 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.75%) CCTV
5 1 (0.75%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 119 (89.47%) Windows
2 65 (48.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 63 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 20 (15.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.77%) Android
8 4 (3.01%) Mac OS
8 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.01%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.26%) Linux
9 3 (2.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.75%) CentOS
10 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.56%) ITIL
2 14 (10.53%) Project Management
3 12 (9.02%) Mentoring
4 10 (7.52%) Migration
5 8 (6.02%) Project Planning
5 8 (6.02%) Line Management
6 7 (5.26%) Change Management
7 6 (4.51%) Validation
7 6 (4.51%) Performance Improvement
8 5 (3.76%) MVC
9 4 (3.01%) Workflow
9 4 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.01%) TDD
9 4 (3.01%) Multithreading
10 3 (2.26%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (1.50%) Identity Management
11 2 (1.50%) Programme Management
11 2 (1.50%) Service Management
11 2 (1.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.56%) PowerShell
2 24 (18.05%) SQL
3 12 (9.02%) C#
4 5 (3.76%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.01%) XPath
6 2 (1.50%) Java
6 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.50%) VBA
7 1 (0.75%) C
7 1 (0.75%) VBScript
7 1 (0.75%) VB
7 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 87 (65.41%) MCSE
2 58 (43.61%) MCSA
3 47 (35.34%) MCITP
4 40 (30.08%) MCP
5 28 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (16.54%) CCNA
7 21 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (15.04%) MCTS
9 10 (7.52%) CCNP
10 9 (6.77%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (5.26%) MCDST
11 7 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (5.26%) Degree
12 6 (4.51%) CCIE
13 5 (3.76%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (3.01%) A+ Certification
15 3 (2.26%) CCA
15 3 (2.26%) CCIA
15 3 (2.26%) VCP5
16 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.29%) SLA
2 5 (3.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (3.76%) GMP
3 3 (2.26%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.50%) QA
System Software
1 92 (69.17%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (12.78%) Hyper-V
3 17 (12.78%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (6.77%) VMware ESX
5 7 (5.26%) vSphere
6 5 (3.76%) XenApp
7 4 (3.01%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.01%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.26%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (24.81%) SCCM
2 19 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (0.75%) Cacti
3 1 (0.75%) Opsview
3 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.75%) WSUS
3 1 (0.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 94 (70.68%) Microsoft
2 68 (51.13%) VMware
3 33 (24.81%) Cisco
4 26 (19.55%) Citrix
5 8 (6.02%) HP
6 4 (3.01%) Dell
6 4 (3.01%) IBM
6 4 (3.01%) SAP
6 4 (3.01%) MobileIron
6 4 (3.01%) LANDesk
6 4 (3.01%) SonicWALL
7 3 (2.26%) Meraki
7 3 (2.26%) NetApp
7 3 (2.26%) Apple
8 2 (1.50%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.50%) Avaya
8 2 (1.50%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.75%) Polycom
9 1 (0.75%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.75%) Veeam
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £19,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45k + 10% bonus, 3% pension and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum To £60k + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago