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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 64 55
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 1.16% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.14% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 6
Average salary - £23,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.74%
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.39% -7.14%
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
143 145 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.44% 27.99% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 130 115 145
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory Support
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper