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

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 - 61
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.18% - 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.01% - 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £56,000 - £23,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Watford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 99 127 127
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 17.34% 21.60% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 77 118 97
Median salary £45,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Field Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Field Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Field Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Support
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco