The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 51 56
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.98% 2.04% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.17% 9.45% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 7
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £40,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £54,750 £57,000
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 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

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Watford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Watford over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Watford

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 Watford region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 22 (84.62%) MS Excel
2 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 19 (73.08%) MCSE
4 12 (46.15%) CCNA
4 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (42.31%) Citrix
5 11 (42.31%) VMware
6 10 (38.46%) Windows
7 9 (34.62%) CCA
7 9 (34.62%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (34.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 8 (30.77%) Office 365
9 7 (26.92%) MCSA
9 7 (26.92%) MS Office
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
11 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (19.23%) Finance
12 4 (15.38%) Legal
12 4 (15.38%) Firewall
12 4 (15.38%) MCP
12 4 (15.38%) LAN
12 4 (15.38%) Internet
12 4 (15.38%) Network Management
12 4 (15.38%) Google
12 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
13 3 (11.54%) Degree

Microsoft Certification
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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (84.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (26.92%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Office 365
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Intranet
3 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
3 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Consultant
1 15 (57.69%) Server Consultant
1 15 (57.69%) Server Engineer
1 15 (57.69%) Technical Consultant
1 15 (57.69%) Technical Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Senior Consultant
2 10 (38.46%) Senior Server Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 10 (38.46%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Citrix Consultant
3 9 (34.62%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Citrix Technical Consultant
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) VMware Consultant
3 9 (34.62%) VMware Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) VMware Technical Consultant
4 7 (26.92%) Cloud Consultant
4 7 (26.92%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) CSS3
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) HTML5
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Network Management
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.85%) Content Management
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Document Management
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (3.85%) Graceful Degradation
3 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) MCSE
2 12 (46.15%) CCNA
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (34.62%) CCA
3 9 (34.62%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (34.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (26.92%) MCSA
5 4 (15.38%) MCP
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
7 2 (7.69%) CCNP
8 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.85%) MCITP
8 1 (3.85%) MCTS
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Citrix
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Google
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
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