The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 48 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.55% 0.96% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.40% 3.55% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 10
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £37,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,500 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
97 141 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.02% 27.01% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 75 128 135
Median salary £42,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Watford region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Watford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Watford region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification.

1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (67.86%) CCNA
2 19 (67.86%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (60.71%) MCSE
4 15 (53.57%) Citrix
4 15 (53.57%) VMware
5 13 (46.43%) CCA
5 13 (46.43%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
5 13 (46.43%) Windows
6 8 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 7 (25.00%) MCSA
7 7 (25.00%) MCP
7 7 (25.00%) MS Office
7 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (21.43%) CCAA
8 6 (21.43%) NetScaler
8 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 6 (21.43%) XenApp
8 6 (21.43%) iSCSI
8 6 (21.43%) Cisco
8 6 (21.43%) SAN
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 4 (14.29%) A+ Certification
11 3 (10.71%) Firewall
11 3 (10.71%) Finance
11 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification

Microsoft Certification
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) iSCSI
1 6 (21.43%) NetScaler
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.57%) Skype
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Citrix Consultant
1 13 (46.43%) Citrix Engineer
1 13 (46.43%) Citrix Technical Consultant
1 13 (46.43%) Consultant
1 13 (46.43%) Technical Consultant
1 13 (46.43%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Server Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Technical Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Server Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Android
6 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
2 2 (7.14%) Database Security
2 2 (7.14%) Network Management
2 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) CCNA
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (60.71%) MCSE
3 13 (46.43%) CCA
3 13 (46.43%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (25.00%) MCP
4 7 (25.00%) MCSA
4 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (21.43%) CCAA
6 4 (14.29%) A+ Certification
7 3 (10.71%) Degree
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (7.14%) CCENT
8 2 (7.14%) CCNP
8 2 (7.14%) MCDBA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 8 (28.57%) XenDesktop
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 6 (21.43%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) Citrix
2 15 (53.57%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) 3Com
4 2 (7.14%) Adobe
4 2 (7.14%) Apple
4 2 (7.14%) Draytek
4 2 (7.14%) Google
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) NETGEAR
4 2 (7.14%) ZyXEL
5 1 (3.57%) Cognizant
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