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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 74 76
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 78 89 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.51% 3.42% 3.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.03% 11.27% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 69 69 78
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £54,000 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +5.71%  

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 556 790 757
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 25.03% 30.40% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 431 606 576
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 28 March 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 28 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 +18 23 £40,500 -10.00% 2
Watford +1 17 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Cheshunt - 8 £20,000 -
Hatfield +3 7 £54,500 +36.25% 1
Kings Langley - 3 £41,500 -
St Albans - 3 £60,000 - 3
Stevenage -8 1 £31,750 -15.33%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £36,500 -
Welwyn - 1 £36,500 - 1
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 103 (81.75%) Microsoft
2 79 (62.70%) Windows
3 67 (53.17%) MS Excel
4 65 (51.59%) Active Directory
5 63 (50.00%) MCSE
6 55 (43.65%) Windows Server
7 51 (40.48%) VMware
8 50 (39.68%) SQL Server
9 48 (38.10%) MCP
10 43 (34.13%) ITIL
11 41 (32.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 38 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 38 (30.16%) CCNA
12 38 (30.16%) Cisco Certification
13 37 (29.37%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (26.98%) DNS
14 34 (26.98%) Office 365
15 33 (26.19%) DHCP
15 33 (26.19%) Windows 7
16 30 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
17 29 (23.02%) Change Management
17 29 (23.02%) MCSA
18 28 (22.22%) SQL
19 27 (21.43%) MS Office
20 26 (20.63%) PowerShell
21 23 (18.25%) VBScript
21 23 (18.25%) SLA
21 23 (18.25%) SQL Server 2008
22 22 (17.46%) Cisco
23 21 (16.67%) Citrix

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 20 (15.87%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.32%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.56%) IIS
5 4 (3.17%) CMS
5 4 (3.17%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.38%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.38%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.79%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 67 (53.17%) MS Excel
2 27 (21.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 34 (26.98%) Office 365
2 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.38%) IaaS
6 2 (1.59%) SaaS
7 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.98%) DNS
2 33 (26.19%) DHCP
3 21 (16.67%) Firewall
4 14 (11.11%) LAN
5 11 (8.73%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.35%) VoIP
6 8 (6.35%) WAN
7 7 (5.56%) Internet
7 7 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 7 (5.56%) SAN
8 4 (3.17%) Skype
9 2 (1.59%) MPLS
9 2 (1.59%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.59%) VLAN
9 2 (1.59%) VPN
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.79%) Intranet
10 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.79%) PBX
10 1 (0.79%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (39.68%) SQL Server
2 23 (18.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.32%) Relational Database
3 13 (10.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (9.52%) DTS
4 12 (9.52%) MySQL
4 12 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (8.73%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.79%) GIS
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.79%) OLAP
8 1 (0.79%) OLTP
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) MSI
2 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.79%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.79%) Protractor
3 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (14.29%) Legal
2 9 (7.14%) Finance
3 5 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.59%) Front Office
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (25.40%) Analyst
2 26 (20.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 26 (20.63%) VMware Engineer
3 24 (19.05%) Server Engineer
3 24 (19.05%) Support Analyst
4 21 (16.67%) Consultant
4 21 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 20 (15.87%) IT Support
6 15 (11.90%) Developer
6 15 (11.90%) Server Consultant
6 15 (11.90%) Technical Consultant
6 15 (11.90%) Technical Engineer
7 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Engineer
8 12 (9.52%) IT Analyst
8 12 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
8 12 (9.52%) SSIS Developer
8 12 (9.52%) T-SQL Developer
9 11 (8.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (8.73%) Cloud Consultant
9 11 (8.73%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.70%) .NET
2 12 (9.52%) LAMP
3 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.38%) LINQ
5 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.79%) CSS
6 1 (0.79%) CSS3
6 1 (0.79%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.79%) HTML
6 1 (0.79%) HTML5
6 1 (0.79%) jQuery
6 1 (0.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (8.73%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.35%) Driving Licence
4 8 (6.35%) Replication
5 5 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.17%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.59%) EPoS
8 2 (1.59%) Handset
8 2 (1.59%) iPad
8 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.79%) Blog
9 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.79%) NHS
9 1 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 79 (62.70%) Windows
2 55 (43.65%) Windows Server
3 38 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (26.19%) Windows 7
5 30 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (12.70%) Linux
7 15 (11.90%) Windows 10
8 10 (7.94%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.79%) Android
10 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.13%) ITIL
2 29 (23.02%) Change Management
3 21 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 20 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (12.70%) Migration
6 15 (11.90%) Incident Management
7 13 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 12 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 9 (7.14%) Service Management
10 7 (5.56%) ITIL V3
10 7 (5.56%) Project Management
11 6 (4.76%) Network Management
11 6 (4.76%) Presales
12 5 (3.97%) Application Packaging
12 5 (3.97%) Customer Requirements
12 5 (3.97%) MVC
13 4 (3.17%) Data Architecture
13 4 (3.17%) Data Protection
13 4 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.22%) SQL
2 26 (20.63%) PowerShell
3 23 (18.25%) VBScript
4 15 (11.90%) C#
5 13 (10.32%) T-SQL
6 12 (9.52%) Perl
6 12 (9.52%) PHP
7 2 (1.59%) C
7 2 (1.59%) VB
7 2 (1.59%) VBA
8 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 63 (50.00%) MCSE
2 48 (38.10%) MCP
3 41 (32.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 38 (30.16%) CCNA
4 38 (30.16%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (23.02%) MCSA
6 17 (13.49%) MCTS
7 16 (12.70%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (11.90%) MCITP
8 15 (11.90%) SC Cleared
8 15 (11.90%) Security Cleared
9 12 (9.52%) Degree
10 9 (7.14%) A+ Certification
10 9 (7.14%) CCA
11 7 (5.56%) CCAA
12 4 (3.17%) AWS Certification
12 4 (3.17%) MCSD
12 4 (3.17%) VCDX
13 3 (2.38%) CCNP
14 2 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.25%) SLA
2 12 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 65 (51.59%) Active Directory
2 37 (29.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.70%) vCloud
4 13 (10.32%) Hyper-V
5 12 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (9.52%) vSphere
6 4 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (16.67%) SCCM
2 14 (11.11%) SCOM
3 12 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (9.52%) Puppet
4 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (3.17%) BladeLogic
5 4 (3.17%) SCOrch
5 4 (3.17%) vRealize
6 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 103 (81.75%) Microsoft
2 51 (40.48%) VMware
3 22 (17.46%) Cisco
4 21 (16.67%) Citrix
5 13 (10.32%) Oracle
6 11 (8.73%) IBM
7 9 (7.14%) Veeam
8 8 (6.35%) HP
9 7 (5.56%) SonicWALL
10 6 (4.76%) Computacenter
10 6 (4.76%) Google
11 5 (3.97%) BMC
12 3 (2.38%) Apple
12 3 (2.38%) CA
12 3 (2.38%) Sitecore
13 2 (1.59%) Becrypt
13 2 (1.59%) Sophos
14 1 (0.79%) Remedy
14 1 (0.79%) Snow
14 1 (0.79%) Veritas
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