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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 62 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 11 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.89% 1.70% 2.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.23% 7.50% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 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 £39,000 £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 80 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 44.67% 22.66% 27.05%
Number of salaries quoted 204 74 61
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 18 April 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Watford

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 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 21 (95.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) MCTS
4 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
5 13 (59.09%) Internet
6 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 12 (54.55%) MCITP
7 11 (50.00%) MCSE
8 10 (45.45%) LAN
9 9 (40.91%) MCSA
10 8 (36.36%) Cisco
11 7 (31.82%) Apple
11 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (31.82%) Firewall
11 7 (31.82%) CCNA
11 7 (31.82%) VPN
11 7 (31.82%) WAN
11 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
11 7 (31.82%) MS Office
12 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (27.27%) BDD
12 6 (27.27%) Kanban
12 6 (27.27%) RESTful
12 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (27.27%) TDD
12 6 (27.27%) Web Application Development
12 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
1 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (31.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Internet
2 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) VPN
3 7 (31.82%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.64%) Network Security
5 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
5 3 (13.64%) ADSL
6 2 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.55%) PBX
7 1 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Developer
3 7 (31.82%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (31.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Support
5 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Network Support
5 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) IT Support
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco Support
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (27.27%) RESTful
1 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
1 6 (27.27%) BDD
1 6 (27.27%) Kanban
1 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (27.27%) TDD
1 6 (27.27%) Web Application Development
1 6 (27.27%) MVC
1 6 (27.27%) Scrum
1 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Data Security
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL V2
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (68.18%) MCTS
3 12 (54.55%) MCITP
4 11 (50.00%) MCSE
5 9 (40.91%) MCSA
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (31.82%) CCNA
7 6 (27.27%) MCAD
7 6 (27.27%) MCSD
8 4 (18.18%) CCNP
9 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification
10 1 (4.55%) MCDST
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco
3 7 (31.82%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago