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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 96 130 123
Rank change year-on-year +34 -7  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 47 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.14% 1.01% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.35% 3.38% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 44 19 27
Median salary £34,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,700 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year - -1.63%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 563 769 724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 25.60% 29.90% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 436 587 557
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £30,000 £26,788
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing MCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +14 22 £36,000 -24.21% 2
Cheshunt - 12 £25,000 -
St Albans -6 5 £47,500 -
Kings Langley - 3 £41,500 -
Letchworth -15 1 - -
Watford - 1 £56,000 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 54 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 47 (71.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
5 36 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 33 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 32 (48.48%) DNS
8 31 (46.97%) DHCP
9 30 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (43.94%) MS Exchange
11 28 (42.42%) ITIL
11 28 (42.42%) MCSE
12 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
13 26 (39.39%) Windows 7
14 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (33.33%) Change Management
15 21 (31.82%) VMware
16 20 (30.30%) CCNA
16 20 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
16 20 (30.30%) Cisco
17 19 (28.79%) SLA
18 18 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 18 (27.27%) SCCM
18 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
19 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
19 17 (25.76%) Office 365
20 16 (24.24%) MCTS
20 16 (24.24%) Firewall
20 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
21 15 (22.73%) MCSA

MCP
Top Related 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 29 (43.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (10.61%) IIS
2 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) Office 365
2 6 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (48.48%) DNS
2 31 (46.97%) DHCP
3 16 (24.24%) Firewall
4 10 (15.15%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.61%) iSCSI
5 7 (10.61%) SAN
5 7 (10.61%) VoIP
6 3 (4.55%) LAN
6 3 (4.55%) WAN
7 2 (3.03%) VPN
8 1 (1.52%) Internet
8 1 (1.52%) Intranet
8 1 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MSI
General
1 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Front Office
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Analyst
2 19 (28.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (24.24%) IT Support
3 16 (24.24%) Support Analyst
4 14 (21.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 14 (21.21%) Support Engineer
5 11 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (15.15%) IT Analyst
6 10 (15.15%) IT Support Analyst
6 10 (15.15%) Server Support
7 8 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) Server Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) Help Desk Support
8 7 (10.61%) IT Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Engineer
10 5 (7.58%) Incident Analyst
10 5 (7.58%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.52%) CSS
1 1 (1.52%) CSS3
1 1 (1.52%) HTML
1 1 (1.52%) HTML5
1 1 (1.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 11 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (15.15%) Fat Client
2 10 (15.15%) Thin Client
3 7 (10.61%) Driving Licence
3 7 (10.61%) Replication
4 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.03%) Handset
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 36 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 30 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (39.39%) Windows 7
5 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (19.70%) Windows 10
7 10 (15.15%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) ITIL
2 22 (33.33%) Change Management
3 12 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 11 (16.67%) Service Management
5 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (15.15%) Performance Optimisation
5 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 8 (12.12%) Incident Management
7 7 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (10.61%) ITIL V3
7 7 (10.61%) Project Management
8 5 (7.58%) Information Security
8 5 (7.58%) SIEM
9 4 (6.06%) Application Packaging
10 3 (4.55%) Data Protection
10 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (3.03%) Project Planning
11 2 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (3.03%) Validation
12 1 (1.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 11 (16.67%) SQL
1 11 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (71.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (42.42%) MCSE
3 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
4 20 (30.30%) CCNA
4 20 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
7 16 (24.24%) MCTS
8 15 (22.73%) MCSA
9 11 (16.67%) MCITP
10 10 (15.15%) BC Cleared
11 8 (12.12%) A+ Certification
12 7 (10.61%) CCAA
12 7 (10.61%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (7.58%) CEH
13 5 (7.58%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (7.58%) CISA
13 5 (7.58%) CISSP
13 5 (7.58%) CRISC
13 5 (7.58%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.79%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 54 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 11 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (27.27%) SCCM
2 11 (16.67%) SCOM
3 4 (6.06%) BladeLogic
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (6.06%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.82%) VMware
3 20 (30.30%) Cisco
4 11 (16.67%) IBM
5 9 (13.64%) Citrix
6 7 (10.61%) HP
6 7 (10.61%) SonicWALL
6 7 (10.61%) Veeam
7 5 (7.58%) AlienVault
7 5 (7.58%) LogLogic
7 5 (7.58%) LogRhythm
8 4 (6.06%) BMC
9 3 (4.55%) CA
10 2 (3.03%) Becrypt
11 1 (1.52%) Avaya
11 1 (1.52%) Mitel
11 1 (1.52%) Snow
11 1 (1.52%) Symantec
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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