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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 37 66 35
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 18 12 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.94% 2.05% 7.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.24% 5.88% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 34
Median salary £55,000 £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.76% -32.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Microsoft Certification
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
136 204 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 29.76% 34.81% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 110 177 132
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,183 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 25 August 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) VMware
3 21 (65.63%) MCSE
4 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
5 17 (53.13%) CCNA
5 17 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (46.88%) Citrix
7 14 (43.75%) Hyper-V
8 11 (34.38%) SAN
8 11 (34.38%) XenApp
9 10 (31.25%) XenDesktop
9 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
10 9 (28.13%) Cisco
10 9 (28.13%) CCA
10 9 (28.13%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (28.13%) CCAA
10 9 (28.13%) iSCSI
10 9 (28.13%) NetScaler
11 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (21.88%) MCSA
12 7 (21.88%) ITIL
13 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
13 6 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (15.63%) LAN
14 5 (15.63%) WAN

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 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) SAN
2 9 (28.13%) iSCSI
2 9 (28.13%) NetScaler
3 5 (15.63%) LAN
3 5 (15.63%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) NAS
4 2 (6.25%) Skype
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Consultant
1 12 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
1 12 (37.50%) Technical Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Citrix Consultant
2 9 (28.13%) Citrix Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Citrix Technical Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Technician
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Android
7 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.13%) Database Security
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C++
2 2 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) MCSE
2 17 (53.13%) CCNA
2 17 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (28.13%) CCA
3 9 (28.13%) CCAA
3 9 (28.13%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (21.88%) MCSA
5 6 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (12.50%) MCITP
6 4 (12.50%) MCP
7 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (6.25%) A+ Certification
8 2 (6.25%) CCNP
8 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
9 1 (3.13%) CCENT
9 1 (3.13%) Degree
9 1 (3.13%) MCDBA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Hyper-V
2 11 (34.38%) XenApp
3 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 10 (31.25%) XenDesktop
4 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.38%) vSphere
6 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) VMware
2 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) Citrix
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) Veeam
6 2 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) 3Com
7 1 (3.13%) Adobe
7 1 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) Cognizant
7 1 (3.13%) Draytek
7 1 (3.13%) NETGEAR
7 1 (3.13%) ZyXEL
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