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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 52 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.40% 5.76% 5.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.28% 14.40% 23.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 31 16
Average salary £43,750 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.89% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £19,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.33%
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
145 250 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 29.00% 40.00% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 106 192 66
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification.

1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) MCSE
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
4 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (35.00%) Migration
7 6 (30.00%) Legal
7 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
7 6 (30.00%) WAN
7 6 (30.00%) LAN
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) MCP
8 5 (25.00%) MCITP
9 4 (20.00%) LANDesk
9 4 (20.00%) MCDST
9 4 (20.00%) Android
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (20.00%) Mac OS
9 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
9 4 (20.00%) MobileIron
9 4 (20.00%) Mac OS X
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
10 3 (15.00%) MCSA
10 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) WAN
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (10.00%) PBX
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Legal
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server Specialist
1 6 (30.00%) Server Specialist
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) jQuery
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Android
4 4 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.00%) User Stories
3 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) MCSE
2 5 (25.00%) MCP
2 5 (25.00%) MCITP
3 4 (20.00%) MCDST
4 3 (15.00%) MCSA
5 1 (5.00%) CCA
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.00%) CCIA
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.00%) Xen
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) LANDesk
4 4 (20.00%) MobileIron
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) SAP
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) EMC
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
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