Period
to 20 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 179 166
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13 +29
Permanent jobs citing MCP 46 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.15% 0.95% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.96% 3.78% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 45
Hertfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +21.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,150 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,000 £51,000
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% +7.69%

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 1,163 1,058 1,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.10% 25.20% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 841 873 1,084
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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
Radlett - 12 - -
Watford +7 11 £30,000 +42.86% 1
Hatfield - 7 £30,000 - 3
Ware - 6 £30,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -6 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Letchworth - 2 £21,000 -
MCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 34 (73.91%) Active Directory
3 25 (54.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (43.48%) Windows 7
5 18 (39.13%) Data Centre
5 18 (39.13%) MCSE
5 18 (39.13%) Change Management
6 17 (36.96%) MCSA
6 17 (36.96%) Windows Server
7 16 (34.78%) ITIL
8 15 (32.61%) SLA
8 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
9 13 (28.26%) Wireless
9 13 (28.26%) Finance
9 13 (28.26%) VMware
9 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
9 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (28.26%) Server Management
10 12 (26.09%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (26.09%) Time Management
10 12 (26.09%) ACTC
10 12 (26.09%) ACHDS
10 12 (26.09%) ACDT
10 12 (26.09%) MCDST
10 12 (26.09%) Network+ Certification
10 12 (26.09%) MCSM
10 12 (26.09%) Apple iOS
10 12 (26.09%) Ethernet
10 12 (26.09%) A+ Certification
10 12 (26.09%) Citrix

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 12 (26.09%) IBM Notes
2 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Office 365
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
1 13 (28.26%) Wireless
2 12 (26.09%) Ethernet
2 12 (26.09%) Internet
2 12 (26.09%) LAN
3 7 (15.22%) Firewall
4 6 (13.04%) BIG-IP
4 6 (13.04%) FTP
5 5 (10.87%) SAN
6 4 (8.70%) DNS
7 3 (6.52%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.17%) DHCP
8 1 (2.17%) PBX
8 1 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) French Language
3 2 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Desktop Support
2 13 (28.26%) Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Deskside Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Technical Support
5 6 (13.04%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 2 (4.35%) IT Support
9 2 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 12 (26.09%) Blackberry
2 12 (26.09%) Client/Server
2 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Windows 7
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server
4 12 (26.09%) Apple iOS
5 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.35%) Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Change Management
2 16 (34.78%) ITIL
3 13 (28.26%) Server Management
4 12 (26.09%) Identity Management
4 12 (26.09%) Time Management
4 12 (26.09%) Validation
5 6 (13.04%) Proactive Monitoring
5 6 (13.04%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (10.87%) DevOps
6 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement
7 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (6.52%) Business Development
8 3 (6.52%) Migration
8 3 (6.52%) Presales
8 3 (6.52%) Service Management
9 2 (4.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) Java
2 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (39.13%) MCSE
3 17 (36.96%) MCSA
4 12 (26.09%) A+ Certification
4 12 (26.09%) ACDT
4 12 (26.09%) ACHDS
4 12 (26.09%) ACTC
4 12 (26.09%) MCDST
4 12 (26.09%) MCSM
4 12 (26.09%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (23.91%) CCNA
5 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.35%) MCTS
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.17%) MCITP
7 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (32.61%) SLA
2 6 (13.04%) GDPR
2 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (26.09%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
1 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) VMware
3 12 (26.09%) Apple
3 12 (26.09%) Citrix
3 12 (26.09%) Lotus
3 12 (26.09%) Oracle
3 12 (26.09%) Remedy
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco
5 6 (13.04%) F5
6 1 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) McAfee
6 1 (2.17%) Sophos
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec