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

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 60 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.87% 2.38% 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 7.75% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 16
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £37,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
130 142 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.49% 30.67% 34.19%
Number of salaries quoted 105 122 174
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 £37,500 £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

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 6 December 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 17 (68.00%) CCNA
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (56.00%) MCSE
4 13 (52.00%) Citrix
4 13 (52.00%) XenDesktop
4 13 (52.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (44.00%) XenApp
5 11 (44.00%) CCAA
5 11 (44.00%) NetScaler
5 11 (44.00%) iSCSI
5 11 (44.00%) CCA
5 11 (44.00%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (44.00%) SAN
6 8 (32.00%) MCSA
7 6 (24.00%) MS Office
7 6 (24.00%) ITIL
7 6 (24.00%) MCP
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco
8 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.00%) A+ Certification
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
10 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
10 3 (12.00%) MCDBA
10 3 (12.00%) Database Security

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 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) iSCSI
1 11 (44.00%) NetScaler
1 11 (44.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 11 (44.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 11 (44.00%) Citrix Technical Consultant
1 11 (44.00%) Consultant
1 11 (44.00%) Technical Consultant
1 11 (44.00%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) DBA
2 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Technician
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Technician
3 2 (8.00%) Mac Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Mac Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Database Security
2 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) CCNA
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (56.00%) MCSE
3 11 (44.00%) CCA
3 11 (44.00%) CCAA
3 11 (44.00%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (32.00%) MCSA
5 6 (24.00%) MCP
6 4 (16.00%) A+ Certification
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (12.00%) MCDBA
8 2 (8.00%) CCENT
8 2 (8.00%) CCNP
8 2 (8.00%) Degree
8 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Hyper-V
1 13 (52.00%) XenDesktop
2 11 (44.00%) XenApp
3 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) Citrix
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) 3Com
5 2 (8.00%) Adobe
5 2 (8.00%) Apple
5 2 (8.00%) Draytek
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) NETGEAR
5 2 (8.00%) Veeam
5 2 (8.00%) ZyXEL
6 1 (4.00%) Cognizant