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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 72 80 70
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 64 77 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.20% 3.20% 3.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.74% 10.07% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 49 76 74
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £48,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
596 765 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.77% 31.78% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 473 666 673
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +19 22 £42,500 +25.00%
Stevenage +7 9 £26,000 -16.12%
Welwyn Garden City +4 6 £47,500 - 1
Letchworth -6 5 £33,500 +21.81% 1
Hemel Hempstead -25 3 £42,000 +31.25%
Bishop's Stortford - 3 £23,500 -
Cheshunt - 2 £55,000 -
St Albans +6 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Rickmansworth - 1 £42,500 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 81 (62.31%) Microsoft
2 70 (53.85%) Windows
3 56 (43.08%) ITIL
4 53 (40.77%) MCSE
5 46 (35.38%) VMware
6 45 (34.62%) Active Directory
7 41 (31.54%) Windows Server
8 40 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (29.23%) SQL Server
10 36 (27.69%) MS Office
10 36 (27.69%) Citrix
11 31 (23.85%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (23.85%) MCP
12 30 (23.08%) MS Excel
12 30 (23.08%) CCNA
13 29 (22.31%) SC Cleared
13 29 (22.31%) Security Cleared
14 27 (20.77%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (20.00%) Cisco
15 26 (20.00%) SQL
16 24 (18.46%) HP
16 24 (18.46%) Hyper-V
16 24 (18.46%) MCDST
17 23 (17.69%) XenApp
17 23 (17.69%) SAN
18 21 (16.15%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (16.15%) Validation
18 21 (16.15%) Windows Server 2012
19 20 (15.38%) Data Centre
19 20 (15.38%) SCCM

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 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 9 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.85%) IIS
8 2 (1.54%) IBM Domino
8 2 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.54%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.77%) CMS
9 1 (0.77%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 36 (27.69%) MS Office
2 30 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.85%) Office 365
2 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.54%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.69%) SAN
2 16 (12.31%) iSCSI
3 14 (10.77%) DHCP
3 14 (10.77%) DNS
4 13 (10.00%) NetScaler
5 10 (7.69%) Firewall
6 9 (6.92%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.15%) LAN
7 8 (6.15%) WAN
8 6 (4.62%) VoIP
8 6 (4.62%) Wireshark
9 5 (3.85%) Internet
10 4 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.08%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.31%) NAS
11 3 (2.31%) VPN
12 2 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.54%) LDAP
12 2 (1.54%) Skype
12 2 (1.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (8.46%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.92%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.62%) OLAP
6 6 (4.62%) OLTP
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.31%) DTS
8 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.54%) GIS
9 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.85%) MSTest
2 5 (3.85%) NUnit
General
1 12 (9.23%) Finance
1 12 (9.23%) Retail
2 10 (7.69%) Front Office
3 3 (2.31%) Legal
4 2 (1.54%) Advertising
4 2 (1.54%) Billing
4 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (18.46%) Support Engineer
2 23 (17.69%) Technical Engineer
3 16 (12.31%) Consultant
4 15 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 14 (10.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (10.00%) Analyst
7 12 (9.23%) Technical Consultant
7 12 (9.23%) Technical Support
7 12 (9.23%) Technical Support Engineer
8 11 (8.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (8.46%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
8 11 (8.46%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 11 (8.46%) Citrix Consultant
8 11 (8.46%) Citrix Engineer
8 11 (8.46%) Citrix Technical Consultant
9 10 (7.69%) DBA
9 10 (7.69%) SQL DBA
9 10 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
10 9 (6.92%) Developer
11 8 (6.15%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.23%) .NET
2 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.38%) Web Services
4 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.54%) XMPP
7 1 (0.77%) CSS
7 1 (0.77%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.23%) Blackberry
3 11 (8.46%) Handset
4 6 (4.62%) Replication
4 6 (4.62%) User Experience
5 4 (3.08%) Clustering
5 4 (3.08%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.54%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.77%) Fintech
7 1 (0.77%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) iPad
7 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (53.85%) Windows
2 41 (31.54%) Windows Server
3 40 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (16.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (16.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (14.62%) Windows 7
6 11 (8.46%) Windows XP
7 10 (7.69%) Linux
8 7 (5.38%) Unix
9 2 (1.54%) Android
9 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (43.08%) ITIL
2 21 (16.15%) Validation
3 17 (13.08%) Service Management
4 12 (9.23%) ITIL V3
4 12 (9.23%) Migration
5 10 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 10 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.38%) MVC
7 7 (5.38%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.38%) Scrum
7 7 (5.38%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (5.38%) TDD
7 7 (5.38%) Unit Testing
8 6 (4.62%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (4.62%) Presales
8 6 (4.62%) Security Operations
8 6 (4.62%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (6.92%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.15%) C
3 8 (6.15%) C#
4 6 (4.62%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.62%) Python
4 6 (4.62%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.85%) VBScript
6 4 (3.08%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.31%) VBA
8 2 (1.54%) VB
9 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (40.77%) MCSE
2 31 (23.85%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (23.85%) MCP
3 30 (23.08%) CCNA
4 29 (22.31%) SC Cleared
4 29 (22.31%) Security Cleared
5 24 (18.46%) MCDST
6 19 (14.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (13.85%) MCSA
8 17 (13.08%) Citrix Certification
9 16 (12.31%) CCAA
10 15 (11.54%) MCITP
11 12 (9.23%) CCA
12 11 (8.46%) MCTS
13 8 (6.15%) CCNP
14 6 (4.62%) A+ Certification
14 6 (4.62%) CISM
14 6 (4.62%) CISSP
14 6 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (4.62%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.92%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 27 (20.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (18.46%) Hyper-V
4 23 (17.69%) XenApp
5 15 (11.54%) XenDesktop
6 11 (8.46%) vSphere
7 7 (5.38%) VMware ESX
8 4 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.77%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (15.38%) SCCM
2 6 (4.62%) Nessus
2 6 (4.62%) QRadar
2 6 (4.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (3.08%) AirWatch
3 4 (3.08%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 81 (62.31%) Microsoft
2 46 (35.38%) VMware
3 36 (27.69%) Citrix
4 26 (20.00%) Cisco
5 24 (18.46%) HP
6 12 (9.23%) Computacenter
7 11 (8.46%) Becrypt
8 6 (4.62%) ArcSight
8 6 (4.62%) IBM
8 6 (4.62%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.62%) SolarWinds
8 6 (4.62%) SonicWALL
8 6 (4.62%) Splunk
8 6 (4.62%) Symantec
9 4 (3.08%) Apple
10 2 (1.54%) 3Com
10 2 (1.54%) Adobe
10 2 (1.54%) BMC
10 2 (1.54%) Remedy
10 2 (1.54%) Veeam
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Partnerships in Care
Salary: £28,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago