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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 64 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.18% 0.21% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.67% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Median salary £25,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
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
118 150 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 20.96% 31.06% 33.70%
Number of salaries quoted 96 129 176
Median salary £50,000 £54,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £36,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) ZyXEL
3 2 (33.33%) Draytek
3 2 (33.33%) CCENT
3 2 (33.33%) NETGEAR
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 2 (33.33%) 3Com
4 1 (16.67%) Cognizant
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Server Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CCENT
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) 3Com
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Draytek
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) NETGEAR
2 2 (33.33%) ZyXEL
3 1 (16.67%) Cognizant