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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 60 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.39% 2.42% 3.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.11% 6.01% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 15
Average salary £23,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.23% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,581 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.83% -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
137 183 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.29% 40.22% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 108 147 94
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 5 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
3 19 (79.17%) MCSE
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco
5 11 (45.83%) MCP
5 11 (45.83%) MCSA
5 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
6 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
6 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (33.33%) CCNP
9 7 (29.17%) VMware
9 7 (29.17%) MCITP
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (25.00%) Lync
10 6 (25.00%) Office 365
10 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 6 (25.00%) Project Management
10 6 (25.00%) CCNA
11 5 (20.83%) ITIL
11 5 (20.83%) Migration
11 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
12 4 (16.67%) Mac OS
12 4 (16.67%) SCCM
12 4 (16.67%) Android

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
1 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (25.00%) Lync
3 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (8.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) PBX
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
1 3 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 3 (12.50%) Wireless
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) CRM Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) jQuery
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 4 (16.67%) Android
2 4 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.33%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.33%) User Stories
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C#
1 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) MCSE
2 11 (45.83%) MCP
2 11 (45.83%) MCSA
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (33.33%) CCNP
5 7 (29.17%) MCITP
6 6 (25.00%) CCNA
7 4 (16.67%) MCDST
8 2 (8.33%) VCP4
8 2 (8.33%) MCTS
9 1 (4.17%) CCA
9 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (4.17%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) MobileIron
4 4 (16.67%) LANDesk
5 3 (12.50%) Avaya
5 3 (12.50%) Meraki
6 2 (8.33%) Remedy
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + overtime, pension, life
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + on application
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