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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 66 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.15% 2.21% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 5.88% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 8
Average salary £23,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.52% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
MCP
Hertfordshire

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
156 153 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 29.83% 37.59% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 128 136 113
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Watford

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) MCSE
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
5 4 (30.77%) Remedy
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) MCDST
5 4 (30.77%) MCTS
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) Mac OS
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
5 4 (30.77%) Lync
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
5 4 (30.77%) MobileIron
5 4 (30.77%) LANDesk
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (30.77%) SCCM
5 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (30.77%) Android
6 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (23.08%) IT Asset Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (30.77%) Lync
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
2 3 (23.08%) PBX
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
2 4 (30.77%) Mac OS
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
2 4 (30.77%) Android
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (23.08%) IT Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (69.23%) MCSE
3 4 (30.77%) MCDST
3 4 (30.77%) MCTS
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Remedy
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) MobileIron
2 4 (30.77%) LANDesk
3 3 (23.08%) Avaya