The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 47 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 0.56% 4.35% 6.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 13.04% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 13
Average salary £31,500 £24,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -63.07%
UK excluding London average salary £32,375 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -6.66%
MCP
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Qualifications Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33 23 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 18.44% 33.33% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 65
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -32.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

MCP
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the St Albans region.

MCP Salary Trend in St Albans

MCP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCEA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) CCIA

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCEA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL