Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 84 93
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.62% 0.68% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.64% 2.47% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 9
Watford median annual salary £24,000 £22,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -35.29% -30.96%
10th Percentile £21,000 £17,150 £29,050
90th Percentile £36,750 £28,900 £47,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year +28.57% -8.50% -8.93%

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 Watford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Watford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 227 283 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 23.35% 27.40% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 209 231 308
Watford median annual salary £44,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.19% +16.67% -5.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Watford

MCP
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP in Watford.

Salary trend for MCP in Watford

MCP
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Watford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing MCP 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 Watford region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) MCSA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) MCTS
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (50.00%) Mimecast
4 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) Email Filtering
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) VPN

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Mimecast
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Email Filtering
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) MCSA
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam