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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 12 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.87% 2.40% 5.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.61% 8.28% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 31
Median salary £39,250 £43,750 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.28% -4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £36,250 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,250 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.08% -2.70%
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
111 145 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.79% 29.00% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 93 106 192
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) MCSE
2 17 (80.95%) VMware
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
4 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) MCITP
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 6 (28.57%) Citrix
7 5 (23.81%) Migration
7 5 (23.81%) LAN
7 5 (23.81%) WAN
7 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
8 4 (19.05%) vSphere
8 4 (19.05%) MCSA
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) CCNA
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
9 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (14.29%) Skype
10 2 (9.52%) Data Centre

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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LAN
1 5 (23.81%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) Skype
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) NAS
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Consultant
2 9 (42.86%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (38.10%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) VMware Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) MCSE
2 7 (33.33%) MCITP
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (19.05%) MCSA
5 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Server
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) VMware
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Mitel
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam