The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Hitchin region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 22 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 8.82% 7.32% -
As % of the Qualifications category 46.15% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.66%
Microsoft Certification
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hitchin region.

Qualifications Category
Hitchin
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
13 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 19.12% 14.63% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 0
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Hitchin region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Hitchin

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Hitchin region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Hitchin

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Hitchin

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Hitchin region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Hitchin

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hitchin 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 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) OOP
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) NUnit
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) MCTS
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) MCSD
2 7 (87.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 7 (87.50%) Silverlight
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) CentOS
2 7 (87.50%) TeamCity
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) RESTful
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) MSTest
2 7 (87.50%) BDD

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hitchin 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) RavenDB
1 7 (87.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
1 7 (87.50%) NUnit
1 7 (87.50%) TeamCity
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (87.50%) MSTest
1 7 (87.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Programmer
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior .NET Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Programmer
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Programmer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior .NET Programmer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) Silverlight
1 7 (87.50%) RESTful
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (87.50%) RabbitMQ
1 7 (87.50%) KnockoutJS
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) OOP
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
1 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
1 7 (87.50%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
2 7 (87.50%) MCTS
2 7 (87.50%) MCSD
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) VMware