The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 5.26% - 7.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.71% - 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 12
Average salary £47,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Qualifications Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
56 20 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 49.12% 22.47% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41 16 39
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 8 (88.89%) MCSE
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 6 (66.67%) vSphere
4 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) SLA
5 4 (44.44%) Migration
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Fujitsu
6 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Clustering
6 3 (33.33%) Dell
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) Firmware
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) SSH
4 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (22.22%) Replication
4 1 (11.11%) iPhone
4 1 (11.11%) iPad
4 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) VMS
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Server Hardening
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Process Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
1 1 (11.11%) VB
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) MCSE
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) vSphere
2 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 3 (33.33%) Firmware
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Fujitsu
5 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) Veritas
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) Sun
6 1 (11.11%) IBM