Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 164 193
Rank change year-on-year -16 +29 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 34 51 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.77% 1.15% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.11% 3.68% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 40 44 36
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -8.50% -8.93%
10th Percentile £20,950 £22,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £46,750
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,826
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.47% -9.80%

MCP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1094 1385 1763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.87% 31.26% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 910 1087 1427
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Hertfordshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for MCP in Hertfordshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Hertfordshire

MCP
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +8 18 £43,750 +2.94%
Watford -9 6 £24,000 +9.09%
Borehamwood - 6 £45,000 -
Cheshunt - 1 £25,000 -
MCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing MCP 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 29 (85.29%) Microsoft
1 29 (85.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
3 25 (73.53%) Windows
4 24 (70.59%) Windows Server
5 21 (61.76%) MS Exchange
5 21 (61.76%) CCNA
5 21 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (55.88%) Windows 7
7 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (52.94%) Cisco
8 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (47.06%) MCTS
9 16 (47.06%) VMware
9 16 (47.06%) ITIL
10 15 (44.12%) DNS
10 15 (44.12%) DHCP
10 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
10 15 (44.12%) Hyper-V
11 14 (41.18%) Firewall
12 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (32.35%) A+ Certification
13 11 (32.35%) SAN
14 10 (29.41%) SQL
14 10 (29.41%) VoIP
14 10 (29.41%) Citrix
14 10 (29.41%) HP
14 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
14 10 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 21 (61.76%) MS Exchange
2 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
4 6 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (14.71%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) DHCP
1 15 (44.12%) DNS
2 14 (41.18%) Firewall
3 11 (32.35%) SAN
4 10 (29.41%) VoIP
5 9 (26.47%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.88%) VPN
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.94%) LAN
7 1 (2.94%) PBX
7 1 (2.94%) Skype
7 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.94%) WAN
7 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (17.65%) Automotive
1 6 (17.65%) Publishing
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
1 12 (35.29%) Support Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) SharePoint Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) IT Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) IT Support
5 5 (14.71%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
6 3 (8.82%) IT Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Office 365 Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Replication
2 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 19 (55.88%) Windows 7
4 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
6 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.94%) Android
8 1 (2.94%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) Change Management
2 9 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (26.47%) ITIL V3
2 9 (26.47%) Problem Management
3 6 (17.65%) Data Management
3 6 (17.65%) Integration Testing
3 6 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (17.65%) Logistics
3 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 6 (17.65%) UML
3 6 (17.65%) Use Case
3 6 (17.65%) User Stories
4 5 (14.71%) Email Filtering
5 4 (11.76%) CRM
6 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) VBScript
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) REXX
3 1 (2.94%) Tcl
3 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (85.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (61.76%) CCNA
2 21 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (47.06%) MCTS
4 11 (32.35%) A+ Certification
5 10 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (26.47%) CCAA
6 9 (26.47%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (26.47%) MCSA
7 6 (17.65%) MCSE
8 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
2 15 (44.12%) Hyper-V
3 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.94%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (52.94%) Cisco
3 16 (47.06%) VMware
4 10 (29.41%) Citrix
4 10 (29.41%) HP
5 9 (26.47%) SonicWALL
6 6 (17.65%) Nintex
7 1 (2.94%) BMC
7 1 (2.94%) CA
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) Meraki
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Veeam