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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 65 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 76 94 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.77% 3.82% 3.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.62% 11.71% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 66 81 78
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
654 803 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.41% 32.60% 32.01%
Number of salaries quoted 516 693 673
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Watford +31 21 £42,500 +23.18% 2
Stevenage +4 14 £37,500 +20.96% 1
Welwyn Garden City +2 6 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Hemel Hempstead -4 6 £41,000 +49.09%
Cheshunt - 6 £55,000 -
Broxbourne -1 5 £57,500 +109.09%
Hoddesdon +2 4 £28,000 -17.03%
St Albans +12 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Letchworth -4 2 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Borehamwood +8 1 - -
Hitchin - 1 - -
Potters Bar - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 80 (56.34%) Windows
2 77 (54.23%) Microsoft
3 70 (49.30%) MCSE
4 61 (42.96%) ITIL
5 60 (42.25%) VMware
6 47 (33.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (31.69%) Windows Server
8 41 (28.87%) Active Directory
9 37 (26.06%) Citrix
10 36 (25.35%) SQL Server
10 36 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (24.65%) MCP
12 34 (23.94%) SC Cleared
12 34 (23.94%) Security Cleared
13 32 (22.54%) MCDST
13 32 (22.54%) Cisco
13 32 (22.54%) MS Exchange
14 30 (21.13%) MS Excel
14 30 (21.13%) Cisco Certification
14 30 (21.13%) MS Office
14 30 (21.13%) Validation
14 30 (21.13%) SAN
14 30 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 30 (21.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 30 (21.13%) Data Centre
15 29 (20.42%) Hyper-V
16 27 (19.01%) SQL
17 25 (17.61%) MCSA
18 24 (16.90%) CCNA
19 23 (16.20%) HP

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 32 (22.54%) MS Exchange
2 23 (16.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (10.56%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.23%) Skype for Business
6 5 (3.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.52%) IIS
7 1 (0.70%) CMS
7 1 (0.70%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 30 (21.13%) MS Excel
1 30 (21.13%) MS Office
2 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.38%) Office 365
2 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.13%) SAN
2 19 (13.38%) DHCP
2 19 (13.38%) DNS
3 17 (11.97%) Firewall
4 16 (11.27%) LAN
4 16 (11.27%) WAN
5 13 (9.15%) iSCSI
6 12 (8.45%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.93%) Internet
7 7 (4.93%) NAS
7 7 (4.93%) VoIP
8 6 (4.23%) NetScaler
8 6 (4.23%) VPN
8 6 (4.23%) Wireshark
9 5 (3.52%) SSL
9 5 (3.52%) VLAN
10 4 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.82%) Ethernet
10 4 (2.82%) LDAP
10 4 (2.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.11%) DTS
6 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.41%) MSTest
2 2 (1.41%) NUnit
General
1 19 (13.38%) Finance
2 16 (11.27%) Front Office
2 16 (11.27%) Retail
3 4 (2.82%) Advertising
4 3 (2.11%) Legal
4 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.41%) Billing
5 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (20.42%) 3rd Line Support
2 26 (18.31%) Technical Engineer
3 25 (17.61%) Support Engineer
4 23 (16.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 19 (13.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 18 (12.68%) Consultant
7 15 (10.56%) Technical Consultant
7 15 (10.56%) Technical Support
8 14 (9.86%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 13 (9.15%) Technical Support Engineer
10 12 (8.45%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
11 11 (7.75%) Analyst
12 7 (4.93%) Desktop Support
13 6 (4.23%) Administrator
13 6 (4.23%) Citrix Consultant
13 6 (4.23%) Citrix Engineer
13 6 (4.23%) DBA
13 6 (4.23%) Developer
13 6 (4.23%) Security Analyst
13 6 (4.23%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.75%) Web Services
2 9 (6.34%) .NET
3 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.70%) CSS
6 1 (0.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.13%) Data Centre
2 19 (13.38%) Blackberry
3 13 (9.15%) Handset
4 10 (7.04%) Replication
5 7 (4.93%) Clustering
6 6 (4.23%) User Experience
7 5 (3.52%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.52%) HP StoreVirtual
7 5 (3.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.11%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.41%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.41%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.70%) Fintech
10 1 (0.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 80 (56.34%) Windows
2 47 (33.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (31.69%) Windows Server
4 30 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (15.49%) Windows 7
6 20 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (11.27%) Linux
8 12 (8.45%) Windows XP
9 7 (4.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.96%) ITIL
2 30 (21.13%) Validation
3 16 (11.27%) Incident Management
3 16 (11.27%) Service Management
3 16 (11.27%) Technical Analysis
4 12 (8.45%) ITIL V3
5 10 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.04%) Migration
6 7 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (4.93%) PRINCE2
6 7 (4.93%) Project Management
7 6 (4.23%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (4.23%) High Availability
7 6 (4.23%) Information Security
7 6 (4.23%) Operations Management
7 6 (4.23%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.23%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (4.23%) Risk Management
7 6 (4.23%) Security Operations
7 6 (4.23%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.01%) SQL
2 12 (8.45%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.93%) VBA
4 6 (4.23%) C
4 6 (4.23%) Python
4 6 (4.23%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.23%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.52%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.52%) C#
5 5 (3.52%) VBScript
6 3 (2.11%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.41%) C++
7 2 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (49.30%) MCSE
2 35 (24.65%) MCP
3 34 (23.94%) SC Cleared
3 34 (23.94%) Security Cleared
4 32 (22.54%) MCDST
5 30 (21.13%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (21.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (17.61%) MCSA
7 24 (16.90%) CCNA
8 13 (9.15%) MCITP
9 12 (8.45%) Citrix Certification
10 11 (7.75%) CCAA
11 10 (7.04%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (5.63%) CCNP
13 7 (4.93%) CCA
14 6 (4.23%) CEH
14 6 (4.23%) CISM
14 6 (4.23%) CISSP
14 6 (4.23%) MCTS
14 6 (4.23%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (28.87%) Active Directory
2 36 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (20.42%) Hyper-V
4 23 (16.20%) XenApp
5 17 (11.97%) vSphere
6 10 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (7.04%) XenDesktop
7 8 (5.63%) VMware ESX
8 6 (4.23%) Terminal Services
9 5 (3.52%) Xen
10 4 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.82%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (14.08%) SCCM
2 6 (4.23%) Nessus
2 6 (4.23%) QRadar
2 6 (4.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (2.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 77 (54.23%) Microsoft
2 60 (42.25%) VMware
3 37 (26.06%) Citrix
4 32 (22.54%) Cisco
5 23 (16.20%) HP
6 12 (8.45%) Becrypt
7 10 (7.04%) SonicWALL
8 8 (5.63%) Symantec
9 6 (4.23%) ArcSight
9 6 (4.23%) IBM
9 6 (4.23%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.23%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.23%) Splunk
10 5 (3.52%) Apple
10 5 (3.52%) Dell
10 5 (3.52%) Fujitsu
11 4 (2.82%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.82%) EMC
11 4 (2.82%) NetApp
12 3 (2.11%) Veeam
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago
North Herts / South Beds
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £28 - £30.5k + Good benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Stevenage
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago