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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 61 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.11% 0.80% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.88% 2.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £26,000 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +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
208 113 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 38.38% 30.05% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 147 91 60
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,400 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £69,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 October 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Watford

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
6 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
6 10 (45.45%) MCSE
7 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 8 (36.36%) MCITP
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (36.36%) Windows 8
8 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (27.27%) SCCM
8 6 (27.27%) MCTS
8 6 (27.27%) VMware
8 6 (27.27%) SQL
8 6 (27.27%) LAN
8 6 (27.27%) SAN
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco
9 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
10 4 (18.18%) Lync
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (18.18%) Remedy
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (18.18%) Lync
4 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 6 (27.27%) LAN
2 6 (27.27%) SAN
3 4 (18.18%) VPN
3 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) ADSL
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security
4 3 (13.64%) PBX
4 3 (13.64%) HTTPS
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) IT Support
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 8
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
1 4 (18.18%) Data Security
2 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) IT Asset Management
2 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.09%) Line Management
3 2 (9.09%) Coaching
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (45.45%) MCSE
3 8 (36.36%) MCITP
4 6 (27.27%) MCTS
5 4 (18.18%) MCSA
5 4 (18.18%) A+ Certification
5 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (9.09%) CCNA
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) Remedy
4 4 (18.18%) Dell
5 3 (13.64%) Avaya
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) HP
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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