The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 40 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 3.82% 10.66% 6.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.69% 30.23% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 16
Average salary £36,000 £30,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Microsoft Certification
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
29 43 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 18.47% 35.25% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 28 40 47
Average salary £43,250 £36,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% -44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in St Albans

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in St Albans

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) CMS
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) CCIA
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (28.57%) CCEA
4 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) RavenDB
2 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) MSTest
1 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) AWS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) CQRS
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CCEA
3 2 (28.57%) CCIA
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) MCSA
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSD
4 1 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
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