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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 43 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 2.33% - 3.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.12% - 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 8
Average salary £27,500 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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 36 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 19.19% 26.28% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 36
Average salary £39,000 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.89% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £49,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (66.67%) Fat Client
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CCEA

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 4 (66.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 4 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) CCIA
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCEA
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago