The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 58 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 12 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.04% 1.76% 2.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.62% 7.79% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 9
Average salary £27,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
260 77 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 44.22% 22.65% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 206 72 55
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
Hertfordshire

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Watford region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Watford

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing MCP 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 MCP.

1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
3 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (65.22%) MCTS
4 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
5 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
5 13 (56.52%) Internet
5 13 (56.52%) MCITP
6 11 (47.83%) MCSE
6 11 (47.83%) LAN
7 9 (39.13%) MCSA
8 8 (34.78%) MS Office
8 8 (34.78%) Cisco
8 8 (34.78%) VPN
8 8 (34.78%) Firewall
9 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (30.43%) CCNA
9 7 (30.43%) Apple
9 7 (30.43%) WAN
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
10 6 (26.09%) RESTful
10 6 (26.09%) Kanban
10 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (26.09%) BDD
10 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (26.09%) TDD
10 6 (26.09%) Web Application Development
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing MCP 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 MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (34.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Internet
2 11 (47.83%) LAN
3 8 (34.78%) VPN
3 8 (34.78%) Firewall
4 7 (30.43%) WAN
5 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
6 4 (17.39%) Network Security
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (17.39%) ADSL
6 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
7 2 (8.70%) DNS
8 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
8 1 (4.35%) DHCP
8 1 (4.35%) PBX
8 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Support Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Developer
3 7 (30.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (30.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Support
5 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) IT Support
5 4 (17.39%) Network Support
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Support
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Administrator
7 2 (8.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) RESTful
1 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
1 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Project Management
1 6 (26.09%) Scrum
1 6 (26.09%) TDD
1 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (26.09%) Kanban
1 6 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
1 6 (26.09%) BDD
1 6 (26.09%) MVC
1 6 (26.09%) Web Application Development
2 4 (17.39%) Data Security
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C#
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (65.22%) MCTS
3 13 (56.52%) MCITP
4 11 (47.83%) MCSE
5 9 (39.13%) MCSA
6 7 (30.43%) CCNA
6 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (26.09%) MCAD
7 6 (26.09%) MCSD
8 4 (17.39%) CCNP
8 4 (17.39%) A+ Certification
9 1 (4.35%) MCDST
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
3 7 (30.43%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) Lotus
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago