The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 61 75
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 99 87 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.76% 3.78% 3.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.58% 11.10% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 92 75 89
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

Microsoft Certification 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 597 784 981
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 28.72% 34.06% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 480 634 790
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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 +27 29 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Watford +4 25 £55,000 +42.85% 2
Hatfield -1 21 £50,000 +19.76% 4
St Albans +12 10 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Borehamwood -11 5 £45,000 -
Cheshunt -5 3 £25,000 -54.54%
Kings Langley +2 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Welwyn Garden City 0 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 141 (79.66%) Microsoft
2 118 (66.67%) Windows
3 93 (52.54%) MCSE
4 91 (51.41%) Active Directory
5 81 (45.76%) Windows Server
6 75 (42.37%) Office 365
7 67 (37.85%) MCSA
8 62 (35.03%) VMware
9 58 (32.77%) MCP
10 56 (31.64%) Cisco Certification
10 56 (31.64%) CCNA
10 56 (31.64%) Windows 7
11 54 (30.51%) PowerShell
11 54 (30.51%) SQL Server
12 51 (28.81%) ITIL
12 51 (28.81%) Cisco
12 51 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 50 (28.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 50 (28.25%) Citrix
14 48 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 45 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
16 41 (23.16%) DHCP
16 41 (23.16%) DNS
17 39 (22.03%) Microsoft Office
18 38 (21.47%) SQL
18 38 (21.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 38 (21.47%) Degree
19 37 (20.90%) MS Exchange
20 33 (18.64%) SCCM
20 33 (18.64%) MCTS

Microsoft Certification
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 37 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.30%) SharePoint
3 14 (7.91%) CMS
4 12 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (6.78%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.95%) Kentico
6 6 (3.39%) EPiServer
6 6 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.26%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.69%) IIS
10 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 39 (22.03%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) BASE24
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 75 (42.37%) Office 365
2 45 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (7.91%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (3.95%) IaaS
6 6 (3.39%) SaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.16%) DHCP
1 41 (23.16%) DNS
2 27 (15.25%) Firewall
3 23 (12.99%) LAN
4 20 (11.30%) SAN
5 17 (9.60%) WAN
6 15 (8.47%) VoIP
7 14 (7.91%) iSCSI
8 13 (7.34%) Skype
9 11 (6.21%) TCP/IP
10 8 (4.52%) VLAN
11 7 (3.95%) VPN
12 6 (3.39%) Internet
13 4 (2.26%) MPLS
13 4 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (1.69%) PBX
15 2 (1.13%) Unified Communications
15 2 (1.13%) Wireless
16 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.95%) MySQL
4 6 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) DTS
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.56%) OLAP
7 1 (0.56%) OLTP
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (5.65%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.52%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.82%) Wise Package Studio
4 4 (2.26%) MSI
5 3 (1.69%) Grunt
General
1 22 (12.43%) Advertising
2 12 (6.78%) Finance
3 7 (3.95%) Legal
3 7 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.13%) Automotive
5 2 (1.13%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (20.34%) Consultant
2 33 (18.64%) Analyst
3 29 (16.38%) IT Support
4 28 (15.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 28 (15.82%) Support Analyst
5 26 (14.69%) Server Engineer
6 24 (13.56%) Technical Consultant
7 23 (12.99%) Server Consultant
8 22 (12.43%) Senior Consultant
8 22 (12.43%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 21 (11.86%) IT Analyst
9 21 (11.86%) IT Support Analyst
9 21 (11.86%) Office 365 Engineer
10 19 (10.73%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (10.73%) Technical Engineer
11 18 (10.17%) Cloud Consultant
11 18 (10.17%) Support Engineer
12 17 (9.60%) Azure Consultant
12 17 (9.60%) Senior Technical Engineer
12 17 (9.60%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.30%) .NET
2 16 (9.04%) ASP.NET
3 13 (7.34%) CSS
3 13 (7.34%) HTML
4 11 (6.21%) CSS3
4 11 (6.21%) HTML5
4 11 (6.21%) jQuery
5 9 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (5.08%) LINQ
6 7 (3.95%) Google Maps API
6 7 (3.95%) LAMP
7 4 (2.26%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.26%) Web Services
8 3 (1.69%) ADO.NET
8 3 (1.69%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.69%) Node.js
8 3 (1.69%) REST
8 3 (1.69%) Sass
8 3 (1.69%) WCF
8 3 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.08%) Replication
4 7 (3.95%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.39%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.26%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.26%) e-Learning
6 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.26%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.26%) User Experience
7 3 (1.69%) EPoS
8 2 (1.13%) iPad
9 1 (0.56%) Blog
9 1 (0.56%) iPhone
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 118 (66.67%) Windows
2 81 (45.76%) Windows Server
3 56 (31.64%) Windows 7
4 50 (28.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (18.64%) Windows 10
7 16 (9.04%) Windows XP
8 11 (6.21%) Linux
9 5 (2.82%) VMS
9 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.69%) Android
10 3 (1.69%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.81%) ITIL
2 28 (15.82%) Change Management
3 22 (12.43%) Application Packaging
3 22 (12.43%) Problem Management
4 20 (11.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (9.60%) Migration
6 15 (8.47%) Service Delivery
7 12 (6.78%) Build Automation
7 12 (6.78%) ITIL V3
8 11 (6.21%) Data Management
9 10 (5.65%) Scrum
9 10 (5.65%) Web Development
10 9 (5.08%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 9 (5.08%) MVC
10 9 (5.08%) Patch Management
10 9 (5.08%) Service Management
11 8 (4.52%) Data Protection
11 8 (4.52%) Project Management
11 8 (4.52%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (30.51%) PowerShell
2 38 (21.47%) SQL
3 24 (13.56%) VBScript
4 17 (9.60%) C#
5 8 (4.52%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.52%) Perl
6 7 (3.95%) PHP
6 7 (3.95%) VB
7 5 (2.82%) REXX
7 5 (2.82%) Tcl
8 4 (2.26%) C
9 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 93 (52.54%) MCSE
2 67 (37.85%) MCSA
3 58 (32.77%) MCP
4 56 (31.64%) CCNA
4 56 (31.64%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (21.47%) Degree
5 38 (21.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 33 (18.64%) MCTS
7 30 (16.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 22 (12.43%) Citrix Certification
9 20 (11.30%) A+ Certification
10 13 (7.34%) SC Cleared
10 13 (7.34%) Security Cleared
11 12 (6.78%) CCAA
12 10 (5.65%) CCA
12 10 (5.65%) MCITP
13 6 (3.39%) CCNP
14 4 (2.26%) CISSP
14 4 (2.26%) MCSD
14 4 (2.26%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.17%) SLA
2 11 (6.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.26%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (2.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (51.41%) Active Directory
2 51 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (15.82%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.78%) Terminal Server
5 11 (6.21%) vCloud
6 8 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.95%) vSphere
7 7 (3.95%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.13%) XenApp
9 2 (1.13%) XenServer
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (18.64%) SCCM
2 11 (6.21%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (5.65%) SCOM
4 9 (5.08%) BladeLogic
5 7 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.95%) Puppet
6 5 (2.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (2.26%) SCOrch
7 4 (2.26%) vRealize
8 2 (1.13%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 141 (79.66%) Microsoft
2 62 (35.03%) VMware
3 51 (28.81%) Cisco
4 50 (28.25%) Citrix
5 13 (7.34%) Google
6 12 (6.78%) HP
6 12 (6.78%) SonicWALL
7 9 (5.08%) BMC
8 8 (4.52%) Oracle
9 7 (3.95%) IBM
9 7 (3.95%) Veeam
10 6 (3.39%) CA
10 6 (3.39%) Sitecore
11 5 (2.82%) Computacenter
12 4 (2.26%) Apple
12 4 (2.26%) EMC
13 2 (1.13%) Meraki
13 2 (1.13%) NetApp
13 2 (1.13%) Sophos
13 2 (1.13%) Symantec
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50k - £60k + Bens Depending on Exp
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum To £60k + Bens (Depending on Exp)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30k+
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 65k + 3% Pension and more
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago