Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 132 83
Rank change year-on-year +65 -49 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 95 77 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.77% 1.87% 3.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.79% 6.51% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 84 53 141
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +10.53% +21.02%
10th Percentile £23,425 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% -

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 743 1,183 1,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.50% 28.71% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 556 882 867
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,875 £72,375 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 +30 32 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Hemel Hempstead +19 22 £55,000 +52.78% 4
Hatfield +46 16 £38,500 -35.83% 2
Waltham Cross - 6 £26,250 -
Broxbourne - 3 £26,000 -
Kings Langley - 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City +23 2 - - 2
Letchworth -10 2 - -
Borehamwood +14 1 £40,000 +48.15%
Stevenage +12 1 - -
Hoddesdon - 1 £26,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 57 (60.00%) MCSE
2 56 (58.95%) Microsoft
3 53 (55.79%) Office 365
4 50 (52.63%) Windows
5 47 (49.47%) Active Directory
6 46 (48.42%) VMware
7 44 (46.32%) Azure
8 36 (37.89%) MCSA
9 35 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (35.79%) ITIL
11 30 (31.58%) Cisco
12 28 (29.47%) iSCSI
13 26 (27.37%) Hyper-V
13 26 (27.37%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (24.21%) Windows Server
14 23 (24.21%) Windows 7
15 22 (23.16%) Windows 10
15 22 (23.16%) Microsoft Office
16 21 (22.11%) Citrix
17 20 (21.05%) Mentoring
17 20 (21.05%) PowerShell
18 19 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
18 19 (20.00%) NetApp
18 19 (20.00%) CCNA
18 19 (20.00%) EMC
18 19 (20.00%) ITIL V3
19 17 (17.89%) Service Management
20 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
20 16 (16.84%) SQL Server
20 16 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012

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 12 (12.63%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (23.16%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 53 (55.79%) Office 365
2 44 (46.32%) Azure
3 11 (11.58%) AWS
4 10 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.16%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (3.16%) IaaS
5 3 (3.16%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.11%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.11%) PaaS
6 2 (2.11%) PowerApps
6 2 (2.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.47%) iSCSI
2 14 (14.74%) Firewall
3 13 (13.68%) DNS
4 12 (12.63%) DHCP
5 10 (10.53%) SAN
6 9 (9.47%) VLAN
7 6 (6.32%) VPN
8 5 (5.26%) LAN
8 5 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (4.21%) WAN
10 3 (3.16%) 2.5G
10 3 (3.16%) 2G
10 3 (3.16%) 3G
10 3 (3.16%) 4G
10 3 (3.16%) 5G
10 3 (3.16%) VoIP
11 2 (2.11%) Internet
11 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
12 1 (1.05%) Intranet
12 1 (1.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) FileMaker
2 3 (3.16%) Power BI
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.05%) MySQL
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.05%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (9.47%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Games
3 2 (2.11%) Back Office
3 2 (2.11%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) Cloud Engineer
2 20 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 20 (21.05%) Server Engineer
3 19 (20.00%) Analyst
4 17 (17.89%) IT Support
4 17 (17.89%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 16 (16.84%) IT Analyst
5 16 (16.84%) Senior Server Engineer
5 16 (16.84%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 15 (15.79%) Support Analyst
7 14 (14.74%) Architect
7 14 (14.74%) IT Support Analyst
8 13 (13.68%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (11.58%) Support Engineer
10 8 (8.42%) EPoS Support Analyst
10 8 (8.42%) Service Analyst
10 8 (8.42%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (8.42%) Technical Architect
10 8 (8.42%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 8 (8.42%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) Web Services
2 6 (6.32%) .NET
2 6 (6.32%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.05%) JSON
3 1 (1.05%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (10.53%) EPoS
2 9 (9.47%) Replication
3 7 (7.37%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.37%) Driving Licence
3 7 (7.37%) User Experience
4 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.21%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.16%) Social Media
6 2 (2.11%) iPhone
7 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.05%) Clustering
7 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 50 (52.63%) Windows
2 23 (24.21%) Windows 7
2 23 (24.21%) Windows Server
3 22 (23.16%) Windows 10
4 16 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.53%) Mac OS
6 9 (9.47%) Apple iOS
6 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.16%) CentOS
7 3 (3.16%) Linux
8 2 (2.11%) Android
8 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.11%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) ITIL
2 26 (27.37%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (21.05%) Mentoring
4 19 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 17 (17.89%) Service Management
6 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (13.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (8.42%) Change Management
8 8 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (8.42%) IT Strategy
9 7 (7.37%) Active Listening
9 7 (7.37%) DevOps
9 7 (7.37%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.32%) Information Security
10 6 (6.32%) ITSM
10 6 (6.32%) Microservices
10 6 (6.32%) Presales
10 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.32%) Scrum
10 6 (6.32%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 13 (13.68%) SQL
3 7 (7.37%) VBScript
4 6 (6.32%) C#
4 6 (6.32%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.32%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.05%) Python
5 1 (1.05%) R
5 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (60.00%) MCSE
2 36 (37.89%) MCSA
3 19 (20.00%) CCNA
3 19 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (14.74%) MCP
6 12 (12.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (9.47%) CCAA
8 8 (8.42%) AWS Certification
8 8 (8.42%) CCNP
9 7 (7.37%) Degree
10 6 (6.32%) CCA
10 6 (6.32%) MCTS
11 3 (3.16%) MCSD
12 2 (2.11%) CITP
12 2 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (2.11%) MCITP
12 2 (2.11%) NCSA
13 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) PMO
2 6 (6.32%) SLA
3 5 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.05%) GDPR
System Software
1 47 (49.47%) Active Directory
2 35 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (27.37%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.21%) DFS Replication
4 4 (4.21%) vSphere
5 1 (1.05%) Docker
5 1 (1.05%) Firmware
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) SCCM
2 3 (3.16%) WSUS
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.05%) SCOM
4 1 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.05%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 56 (58.95%) Microsoft
2 46 (48.42%) VMware
3 30 (31.58%) Cisco
4 21 (22.11%) Citrix
5 19 (20.00%) EMC
5 19 (20.00%) NetApp
6 15 (15.79%) Apple
7 8 (8.42%) F5
7 8 (8.42%) Google
8 6 (6.32%) Nimble Storage
8 6 (6.32%) Xamarin
9 5 (5.26%) HP
9 5 (5.26%) SonicWALL
10 4 (4.21%) Polycom
11 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.11%) CommVault
12 2 (2.11%) Meraki
12 2 (2.11%) Nintex
12 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (2.11%) SAP