Period
to 21 July 2018

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 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 72 76
Rank change year-on-year -73 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 78 169 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.71% 3.90% 3.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.54% 14.77% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 69 159 149
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £59,000
East of England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -

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 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 1,192 1,144 1,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.10% 26.38% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 899 900 1,227
Hertfordshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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 6 months to 21 July 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
Watford -5 24 £59,000 +7.27% 1
Hemel Hempstead -33 7 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Hatfield -35 6 £56,250 +12.50% 1
Borehamwood +15 5 £27,000 -40.00%
Radlett - 4 - -
St Albans -13 3 £62,500 +31.58% 2
Welwyn Garden City -33 3 - - 1
Royston - 3 £16,500 -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification.

1 67 (85.90%) Windows
2 66 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 62 (79.49%) Active Directory
4 53 (67.95%) Windows Server
5 50 (64.10%) MCSE
6 38 (48.72%) VMware
7 35 (44.87%) PowerShell
8 34 (43.59%) DNS
9 33 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
10 27 (34.62%) TCP/IP
10 27 (34.62%) MCP
11 26 (33.33%) Office 365
12 25 (32.05%) DHCP
13 24 (30.77%) DevOps
14 23 (29.49%) MCSA
15 22 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (26.92%) Data Centre
17 20 (25.64%) Degree
17 20 (25.64%) Citrix
18 19 (24.36%) ITIL
19 18 (23.08%) Windows 7
20 16 (20.51%) Hyper-V
20 16 (20.51%) SAN
20 16 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
21 15 (19.23%) Python
22 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
22 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
22 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
23 13 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation

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 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.26%) OpenStack
3 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.13%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.85%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Magento
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (33.33%) Office 365
3 22 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.69%) SaaS
5 5 (6.41%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (5.13%) IaaS
7 2 (2.56%) Mimecast
7 2 (2.56%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.56%) PaaS
8 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (43.59%) DNS
2 27 (34.62%) TCP/IP
3 25 (32.05%) DHCP
4 16 (20.51%) SAN
5 9 (11.54%) Internet
5 9 (11.54%) LAN
5 9 (11.54%) Wireless
6 7 (8.97%) Firewall
7 5 (6.41%) iSCSI
7 5 (6.41%) WAN
8 4 (5.13%) Ethernet
8 4 (5.13%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.85%) VLAN
10 2 (2.56%) BGP
10 2 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.56%) EIGRP
10 2 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (2.56%) Skype
10 2 (2.56%) SSL
10 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.28%) MSI
1 1 (1.28%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (8.97%) Retail
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Legal
4 2 (2.56%) Billing
4 2 (2.56%) Local Government
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Windows Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 11 (14.10%) Server Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) Analyst
5 10 (12.82%) Consultant
6 9 (11.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Senior Server Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Field Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Service Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
9 6 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Desktop Support
9 6 (7.69%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Services Delivery Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
5 8 (10.26%) Fat Client
5 8 (10.26%) Private Cloud
5 8 (10.26%) Thin Client
6 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
7 5 (6.41%) Client/Server
7 5 (6.41%) Public Cloud
8 3 (3.85%) NHS
9 2 (2.56%) iPhone
9 2 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (1.28%) Clustering
10 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (85.90%) Windows
2 53 (67.95%) Windows Server
3 18 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.97%) Linux
5 7 (8.97%) Windows 10
5 7 (8.97%) Windows 8
5 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) DevOps
2 19 (24.36%) ITIL
3 16 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 12 (15.38%) Migration
6 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (10.26%) Runbook
7 8 (10.26%) Tech Ops
8 7 (8.97%) Coaching
8 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.69%) Line Management
9 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.69%) Time Management
10 5 (6.41%) Analytical Thinking
10 5 (6.41%) Change Control
10 5 (6.41%) Change Management
10 5 (6.41%) Presales
11 4 (5.13%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) PowerShell
2 15 (19.23%) Python
3 9 (11.54%) Java
4 5 (6.41%) SQL
5 2 (2.56%) VBScript
6 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (64.10%) MCSE
2 27 (34.62%) MCP
3 23 (29.49%) MCSA
4 20 (25.64%) Degree
5 13 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (12.82%) CCNA
6 10 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (11.54%) MCITP
8 6 (7.69%) A+ Certification
9 4 (5.13%) ACDT
9 4 (5.13%) ACHDS
9 4 (5.13%) ACTC
9 4 (5.13%) MCDST
9 4 (5.13%) MCSM
9 4 (5.13%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (3.85%) CCNP
10 3 (3.85%) DBS Check
10 3 (3.85%) MCTS
10 3 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) SLA
2 6 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.41%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.85%) PMO
5 2 (2.56%) QA
6 1 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 62 (79.49%) Active Directory
2 33 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (20.51%) Hyper-V
4 12 (15.38%) XenApp
5 10 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (8.97%) Terminal Services
6 7 (8.97%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (6.41%) Xen
8 3 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.56%) BitLocker
9 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.56%) vSphere
9 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) Ansible
1 10 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (12.82%) Puppet
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (5.13%) SCCM
3 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.56%) WSUS
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.28%) SCOM
4 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 66 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 38 (48.72%) VMware
3 20 (25.64%) Citrix
4 9 (11.54%) Cisco
5 6 (7.69%) Oracle
6 5 (6.41%) EMC
6 5 (6.41%) Google
6 5 (6.41%) NetApp
7 4 (5.13%) Apple
7 4 (5.13%) Lotus
7 4 (5.13%) Remedy
8 3 (3.85%) IBM
8 3 (3.85%) Symantec
8 3 (3.85%) Veeam
9 2 (2.56%) Meraki
9 2 (2.56%) NEC
9 2 (2.56%) Polycom
9 2 (2.56%) Sonus
10 1 (1.28%) Rackspace