The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 58 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.39% - 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.98% - 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Median salary £32,500 - £25,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%

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

Qualifications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
101 143 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.61% 27.13% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 77 130 134
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

MCP
Salary Trend in Watford

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

MCP Salary Trend in Watford

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCP 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 Watford region with a requirement for MCP.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) 3Com
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) ZyXEL
4 2 (28.57%) Draytek
4 2 (28.57%) CCENT
4 2 (28.57%) NETGEAR
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Field Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Field Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Support
1 2 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Field Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Support
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Server Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
4 2 (28.57%) CCENT
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) 3Com
3 2 (28.57%) Draytek
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) NETGEAR
3 2 (28.57%) ZyXEL
4 1 (14.29%) Cognizant